Virginia Wade was a famous tennis player. She won three Grand Slam singles championships and four Grand Slam doubles championships.
Wimbledon Championships Since 1877
A true Grand Slam in tennis is when a player wins all four Grand Slam tournaments in the same year. Otherwise it is just a career Grand Slam, and not a true Grand Slam.
The four major tennis tournaments; the US Open, the Open Championships(wimbledon), Roland Garros (French Open), and the Australian Open are known as the Grand Slam of tennis. Hitting a grand slam in baseball scores four runs and is the greatest accomplishment a baseball player can achieve during one at bat. Likewise, winning the Grand Slam of tennis involves winning four tournaments and is considered the greatest accomplishment in tennis. Because "tournament which makes up part of the Grand Slam of tennis" is so long it is usually shortened to "Slam".
A slam in pro tennis is winning all four grand slams in a row.
The four grand slam tournaments are as follows: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open.
The four yearly Grand Slam Championships are held in the following cities: Australian Open - Melbourne French Open/Roland Garros - Paris Wimbledon - London US Open - New York City
According to Wikipedia (refer to the link, below), Steffi Graf won twenty-two Grand Slam championships during her professional career.
Whenever you win the four majors in one year calendar, then it is said that you won a Grand Slam.
In tennis, the four major grand slam events are the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open.
The four most important tennis tournaments of the world are called Grand Slam tournaments. They are: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Any player who wins these four tournaments in a row is said to have won the Grand Slam.
Grand Slam Tennis was created on 2009-06-08.