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ten' is, a game played on a court by players equipped with rackets in which a ball is driven back and forth over a net

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Andre Kirk Agassi
Andre Kirk Agassi
is the only tennis player in the open era to have won every Grand Slam singles title, to have won the Tennis Masters Cup, to have been part of the Davis Cup winning team, and to have won an Olympic gold medal. He is also the only male tennis player to have been ranked in the Top 10 in three different decades.
1947 Tennis Highlights
1947 Tennis Highlights
Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
racked up a total of 285 victories, against just 72 losses, and earned a total of 19 titles (including 7 in Grand Slam events). She won the Australian Open four times, Wimbledon twice, and the French Open once, but lost four consecutive U.S. Open finals (the only major tournament she never won).
1957 Highlights
1957 Tennis Highlights
Althea Gibson and Lew Hoad won their respective singles titles at Wimbledon.
Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl
made it to a record 52 finals matches, and won 94 singles titles (including 8 Gram Slam titles), second only to the 109 titles won by Jimmy Connors. He won 44 matches in a row between October 1981 and February 1982, the second-longest streak in the open era. His total of 270 weeks ranked Number 1 broke Jimmy Connors' record.
1958 Highlights
1958 Tennis Highlights
Sources and Links Tennis News and Highlights 1959
1959 Tennis News and Highlights
Alex Olmedo and Maria Esther Bueno won the men's and women's titles, respectively, at Wimbledon. Neale Fraser defeated Barry MacKay in the deciding match of the Davis Cup to give Australia the overall victory.
  1979 Tennis News and Highlights
1979 Tennis News and Highlights Bjorn Borg was the leading money winner on the men's circuit in 1979, while Martina Navratilova led the women. The two won their respective championships at Wimbledon. Tracy Austin became the youngest woman to win the U.S. Open.
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