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Column: Novak Djokovic starting to gain on rivals in record books

...9, he pushed ahead of quite a group of guys with eight: Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry, Ken Rosewall. Plus, Djokovic is 28, and by all accounts only getting better.As for chasing the numbers put up by contemporaries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-13/column-novak-djokovi
Recent outbursts by rising stars cast Australian tennis in bad light

...Court were in that category. Other exemplary role models and multiple major winners include Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Ken Rosewall, John Newcombe and Pat Rafter.Two-time Grand Slam champion Lleyton Hewitt, a Davis Cup stalwart who had an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-14/recent-outbursts-rising-stars-cas
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic are near-even in rivalry

...would raise his major title count to nine, one more than Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry or Ken Rosewall.No one has won two Wimbledon championships in a row since Federer collected his fifth consecutive trophy in 2007...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-11/roger-federer-novak-
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic to meet in Wimbledon final

...he flicked at a ridiculous angle in the final game.He will turn 34 on Aug. 8, the oldest Wimbledon finalist since Ken Rosewall was the 1974 runner-up at 39."I need to keep it up for one more match," Federer said, "to really make it the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-10/roger-federer-novak-
Wrist injury to keep Rafael Nadal from defending U.S. Open title

...fourth man in the Open era, which began in 1968, to decline to try to defend his U.S. Open title. The others were Ken Rosewall in 1971, Pete Sampras in 2003 and Juan Martin del Potro in 2010. Del Potro also is out of this year's U.S. Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-18/wrist-injury-keep-ra
Roger Federer not happy with Wimbledon's tighter attire rules

...AUSSIE DAY: With 37 Grand Slam singles titles among them, a quintet of Australian greats held court Wednesday.Ken Rosewall (12 majors), Rod Laver (11), John Newcombe (7), Ashley Cooper (4), and Neale Fraser (3) spent most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-02/roger-federer-not-ha
Nadal's 4th title is cinch

...Open Bjorn Borg 1980 French Open Bjorn Borg 1978 French Open Bjorn Borg 1976 Wimbledon Ilie Nastase 1973 French Open* Ken Rosewall 1971 Australian Open** *First two matches were best-of-3 **Five matches

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/09/oth_461526.shtml
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Agassi wins in five, will face Federer

...said Ginepri, 22. "That's why he's still going at age 35." Agassi is the oldest Grand Slam finalist since Ken Rosewall, at 39, reached the U.S. Open and Wimbledon finals in 1974. Agassi has to hope he doesn't suffer the same fate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/11/oth_1561.shtml
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Agassi makes big splash Down Under

...enjoy it." And now he's a thirtysomething champion, which is a rarity but not unprecedented. After turning 30, Ken Rosewall won four Grand Slam titles and Jimmy Connors won two. Agassi? "It's been a year since I've won," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/29/oth_309455.shtml
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Like old times, Ivanisevic comes up short

...it's going to take, but I have to try." Others have suffered repeated frustrations on the Centre Court grass. Ken Rosewall went 0-for-4 in Wimbledon finals, while Fred Stolle finished second three consecutive years and never won the title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/06/oth_232695.shtml
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