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grand slam

1. Bridge the winning of 13 tricks by one player or side or the contract to do so
2. the winning of all major competitions in a season, esp in tennis and golf
3. Rugby Union the winning of all five games in the annual Six Nations Championship involving England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, and Italy
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The fly-half scored 25 points in the '78 Grand Slam winning season - his last championship - after a record-equalling 38 in '76.
Average wait time for Grand Slams was approximately fifteen to thirty minutes.
Federer reached 23 consecutive Grand Slam semifinals, beginning with the 2004 Wimbledon tournament (which he won) and ended when he couldn't get past the quarterfinals in the French Open in 2010, a year after he completed his career grand slam in Paris.
Coral - total Murray Grand Slams won: 8-13 one to three, 7-4 four or five, 11-2 six or more.
The 28-year-old has also appeared in an unprecedented 22 career Grand Slam finals, and has reached the semi-finals or better of the last 23 Grand Slam tournaments, a record streak that spans over six years.
After such a long time without the Grand Slam, we're all feeling proud that Irish rugby has achieved this.
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IT will be only the fourth time the Grand Slam has been at stake at Lansdowne Road, although the first time the Irish have played for it in Dublin.
Robson is not without a chance of continuing her run today but this is new ground for her and it's likely that the Briton's lack of fitness at Grand Slam level will prove costly before long.
It's good for the sport to have a good group of the players able to win a Grand Slam.
Tennis star Serena Williams received a record fine of $82,500 for her outburst at this year's US Open and could face suspension from the tournament if she has another "major offense" in the upcoming two years the Grand Slam committee said Monday.
Hyderabad, Feb 1, (ANI): As tennis lovers across the country are celebrating the Grand Slam win of Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi at the Australian Open, the duo's respective families are enjoying this special moment with ecstatic mood.