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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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He won the Grand Prix in Havana in 2016, Grand Prix in Baku (2012), Grand Slam Baku in 2013 and Grand Prix Tbilisi and Samsun, both in 2015.
To acquire the permanent membership at a Grand Slam venue, a player must be a quarterfinalist in the singles, a semifinalist in the doubles and a finalist in the mixed doubles at a Grand Slam event.
Serena Williams was pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam tournament at the Australian Open.
SMB head coach Leo Austria knows the trail to the Grand Slam is a difficult hike and champions are usually handicapped with less time to prepare for the following conferences.
It was fitting that Laver should be there to see Djokovic move alongside him and Bjorn Borg in the all-time list of Grand Slam champions with 11.
Betway - Murray 2016 Grand Slams won: Evs none, Evs one, 11-2 two, 50 three, 150 four; 8-11 to win a Grand Slam singles title in 2016 (Evs not to); 4-5 reach quarter-finals of all four 2016 Grand Slams; 13-2 reach semi-finals of all four 2016 Grand Slams; 50 reach final of all four 2016 Grand Slams.
Roger Federer took home five titles this season but he was unable to add a title to his Grand Slam collection.
For sure some players will realise it's possible now to win a Grand Slam," said Wawrinka.
Serena Williams currently sits at 5th spot in the list of most grand slam winners and she can tie and jump to 3rd place with Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert when she wins next Grand Slam, the report added.
Having tried to keep the preparations low key, England were blown away in Dublin by an Ireland side who relished the prospect of ruining the Grand Slam party on St Patrick's weekend.
The fact that this is the third Grand Slam special edition we've released speaks volumes - the squad has done an incredible job and we've created a world class whisky to reflect this.
And as you might expect from the company behind Fifa, Grand Slam Tennis 2 attacks HD gaming like Rafael Nadal would an under-hit lob.