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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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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 loses in U.S. Open

...frustrated by Vinci's defense and creative shot-making in the final two sets. She had won in three sets 11 times in majors this year in her pursuit of the first Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988, but was unable to dig out of this hole.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-11/serena-loses-us-open
Serena Williams cutting season short in effort to heal

...player to win all four majors in the same year since Steffi Graf in 1988."It's no secret I've played injured most...going for her 22nd Grand Slam title. That would tie Steffi Graf for most in the Open era."This is a very difficult...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-01/serena-williams-cutt
Serena Williams has to wait a day to play semifinal

...rescheduling, there were doubles and juniors matches in progress.Williams is trying to become the first tennis player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to earn all four Grand Slam titles in a single season. She won the Australian Open in January, the French...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-09-10/serena-williams-has-
Players want to see Serena Williams win Grand Slam

...to win."Halep recognizes that Williams has a very real chance to make history, to become the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to complete the Grand Slam.Unlike other tournaments, Halep's not going to contend the field is wide open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/players-want-see-ser
Serena Williams will play sister Venus in next round at US Open

...year's U.S. Open, Serena is trying to become the first tennis player to win all four in the same season since Steffi Graf in 1988.Standing in the way at the moment is Venus. This will be the 26th all-Williams match over their long and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-07/serena-williams-wil-play-sister-v
Serena Williams survives early scare at U.S. Open

...And with so much at stake, no less.The No. 1-ranked Williams is trying to become the first tennis player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in the same season.She won the Australian Open on hard courts in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-09-04/serena-williams-surv
Serena Williams' quest for Grand Slam ends in stunning upset against Roberta Vinci

...off-balance enough to cause problems and prevent the 33-year-old American from becoming the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a calendar year.As Williams quickly left the scene, hopping in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-09-11/serena-williams-ques