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Rafael Nadal goes for eighth French Open title in all-Spanish final against David Ferrer

...12th major championship overall Sunday, which would move him past Borg and Rod Laver and into a tie for third with Roy Emerson, behind only Federer (17) and Sampras (14).Nadal, who turned 27 last Monday, would be about 11 months older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-08/rafael-nadal-goes-ei
Rafael Nadal beats David Ferrer for eighth French Open title

...from Wimbledon, one each from the U.S. Open and Australian Open - to eclipse Bjorn Borg and Rod Laver and equal Roy Emerson for the third-most in history. Nadal trails only Roger Federer's 17 and Pete Sampras' 14."Winning 17 Grand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-09/rafael-nadal-beats-d
With 10 Slam titles, Nadal gaining on Federer

...this."Seven men in the history of tennis have managed to win at least that many: Federer, Pete Sampras (14), Roy Emerson (12), Bjorn Borg (11), Rod Laver (11), Bill Tilden (10), and Nadal.Of that group, only Borg was younger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-06-06/10-slam-titles-nadal-gaining-fede
Tennis players of the century

...Lew Hoad tied for sixth place, Roy Emerson and Ken Rosewall tied for eighth...Wimbledon in seven years in 1999 to tie Roy Emerson for most major singles titles...1956; French mixed, 1954. ROY EMERSON: Holds men's record for major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/oth_277518.shtml
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Overtime: Tired Sampras pulls out of Aussie Open

...disappointing and was a very big decision for Pete. It means he misses the opportunity at the Australian Open to equal Roy Emerson's record of 12 Grand Slam singles victories." Sampras, a loser in the quarterfinals last year, has two Australian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/03/oth_249172.shtml
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Tough matches ahead for U.S. Open's top seeds

...who won his fifth Wimbledon singles title in July, needs one more crown to match the record dozen won by Australian Roy Emerson. Defending women's champion Martina Hingis drew a potentially tough route to the finals, too. The women's top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/27/oth_237181.shtml
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Sampras on verge of tennis history

...Another Wimbledon also would be Sampras' 13th Grand Slam championship, eclipsing the men's record of 12 he shares with Roy Emerson. In today's other quarterfinals, 1992 Wimbledon champion Andre Agassi is up against the powerful serve of Australian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/05/oth_291453.shtml
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Sampras wins 7th Wimbledon

...What they witnessed was the thrill of a lifetime, their son serving himself two huge pieces of history, passing Roy Emerson for the most Grand Slam championships and tying Willie Renshaw, a player in the 1880s, for the most Wimbledon titles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/10/oth_292010.shtml
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High winds cause injuries

...and even those who found ground didn't have an easy time. "I cried out a little on that landing," Staff Sgt. Roy Emerson said after the jump. "It creates such a force when you come down, you can hit in excess of 30 mph and that's dangerous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/01/met_232262.shtml
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Agassi, Sampras renew rivalry

...since Rod Laver swept them all in 1969. For Sampras, history awaits as he tries to win his 13th major and surpass Roy Emerson. "Once 6 o'clock, 6:30 comes around, you get the nerves going and you feel like, `This is it,"' Sampras...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/26/oth_281009.shtml
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