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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

...done.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

...it 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 more...

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

...having 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 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-09/serena-williams-swee
Serena wins showdown between sisters in straight sets

...Serena 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: "I...

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

...It's 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
Serena Williams is at her best in quarterfinals

...have the 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-
Young Wimbledon stats from 2014 make early exits in women's division

...Bouchard the 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 become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-30/young-wimbledon-stats-2014-make-e
Serena Williams is focus of attention at Wimbledon

...championships.In tennis, only two men and three women have ever done it.The last man was Rod Laver in 1969. The last woman was Steffi Graf in 1988."Why not?" said Williams' coach, Patrick Mouratoglou. "That's probably the most difficult thing to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-27/serena-williams-focus-attention-w
Michaux: Can Serena, Spieth complete Grand Slams?

...since.The calendar Grand Slam has been won by three other women ? Maureen Connolly (1953), Margaret Court (1970) and Steffi Graf (1988). Only two men have accomplished it ? Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and '69).Williams has tried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-06-25/michaux-can-serena-