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Steffi Graf quits tennis

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- When the fun stopped, Steffi Graf did what so many superstars have done in recent months. She said goodbye. After 22 Grand Slam singles titles, 107 tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/14/oth_267869.shtml
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Serena Williams wants to complete true Grand Slam

...First of all, there are the statistics. And what statistics they are:? She's won 21 Grand Slam titles; only Steffi Graf, with 22, has more in the Open era of professional tennis (the all-time record is Margaret Court's 24).? Her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-12/serena-williams-want
Serena Williams takes Wimbledon title, inches closer to grand slam

...comes 16 years after her first, at the 1999 U.S. Open.Only Maureen Connolly in 1953, Margaret Court in 1970, and Steffi Graf in 1988 have won all four majors in a single season. And only Court (24) and Graf (an Open-era record 22) own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-11/serena-williams-take
Serena Williams sweeps Maria Sharapova to reach Wimbledon final

...done it from 2002-03. Only three have pulled off a true Grand Slam, winning all four majors in a single season; Steffi Graf was the last, in 1988.If Williams can beat Muguruza, the 33-year-old American would head to the U.S. Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-09/serena-williams-swee
Serena Williams is at her best in quarterfinals

...third leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam and go to the U.S. Open with a chance to become the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four major trophies in one season."I haven't seen her play like this, honestly," said Azarenka...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-07/serena-williams-her-
Tennis players of the century

...Associated Press men's tennis player of the century, and Steffi Graf edged Martina Navratilova as the top women's player...41, '43, '47; U.S. mixed, 1941. WOMEN: STEFFI GRAF: "Fraulein Forehand" retired at 30 in 1999 after capping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/oth_277518.shtml
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Venus-Graf semi set for Hanover

...on full display Friday, routing German qualifier Barbara Rittner 6-2, 6-1 to set up a semifinal showdown with Steffi Graf at the $500,000 Hanover WTA tournament. "I played very aggressively and went to the net," said Williams, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/20/oth_253973.shtml
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Serena wins showdown between sisters in straight sets

...could go to the U.S. Open with a chance at the first true Grand Slam ? four majors in a single season ?since Steffi Graf in 1988.When a reporter made a passing reference to that, Serena rested her chin on her left hand and declared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-06/serena-wins-showdown-between-sist
Serena Williams overcomes another rocky start to win in first round

...definitely not guaranteed."And she would head to the U.S. Open with a chance to become the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four majors in a single season."It's a pretty good chance," Williams' older sister, Venus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-29/serena-williams-overcomes-another
Young Wimbledon stats from 2014 make early exits in women's division

...first Wimbledon finalist to lose her opening match at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament the following year since Steffi Graf in 1994.The No. 3-seeded Halep was treated by a trainer for a lost toenail late in the first set of what would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-30/young-wimbledon-stats-2014-make-e