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Serena Williams learns to embrace Grand Slam record chase

...viral illness.Evert, for one, figured she'd be looking up at Williams by now. Or that maybe Williams would be chasing Steffi Graf's Open-era record of 22 major titles.Evert won her 18th and final major title at 31, the same age Williams was when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-24/serena-williams-lear
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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Graf and Hingis reach French Open final

PARIS -- Steffi Graf looked as if she had crossed a desert...different things," she said. "That's Steffi's tactic. To me, at that point I really...least among the players, we ever counted Steffi out. All champions, like Steffi, Martina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/04/oth_262941.shtml
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Run with the wind

Steffi Decker, 8, of Orlando, Fla., tries to get her kite to fly Monday by running to catch a breeze outside Aiken's H. Odell Weeks Activities Center. Steffi was in Aiken with family members.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/09/met_255632.shtml
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Petra Kvitova dominant en route to second Wimbledon title

...intended, often skidding near lines.The previous time a runner-up won only three games in the Wimbledon final was 1992, when Steffi Graf beat Monica Seles. Before that, it hadn't happened since 1983, when another Czech lefty, Martina Navratilova, defeated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-05/petra-kvitova-domina
Graf, Navratilova reacquainted

TOKYO --- Once again, Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova needed a tiebreaker to settle the score...me who the toughest player to play against was and if it wasn't Steffi, I don't know who it was." Before retiring, Graf and Navratilova...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/16/oth_191234.shtml
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Graf knocked out by Schnyder

NEW YORK -- Steffi Graf's comeback collapsed at the U.S. Open against a Swiss teen-ager...Schnyder said. "I think it's the biggest win I have. To beat Steffi before such a big crowd and go through to the quarterfinals is just great...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/07/oth_238346.shtml
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Venus-Graf semi set for Hanover

...Barbara Rittner 6-2, 6-1 to set up a semifinal showdown with Steffi Graf at the $500,000 Hanover WTA tournament. "I played...You have to do that if you want to be successful against Steffi." Top seed Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic also advanced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/20/oth_253973.shtml
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Hingis' first French Open title in jeopardy

PARIS -- Pressure? What pressure? For Steffi Graf, Saturday's French Open women's final is just another...seven Grand Slam doubles titles, is happier at the net. "Steffi has a powerful baseline game," Hingis said. And in addition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/05/oth_263011.shtml
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Jones says the media exaggerates her reunion with American father

The United States media interest in Germany's Steffi Jones is sparked by more than her style of play. Jones is...than my father." Jones said her mother is in Germany with Steffi's younger brother, Frank, waiting for her to get home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/29/oth_264665.shtml
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