Zu Beginn des Jahres war Steffi Graf zwar viel zugetraut worden, dass sie sich aber Anfang Oktober mit dem Golden Slam in die. AZ-Serie: Steffi Graf - Miss Vorhand gewinnt den Golden Slam. war Grafs erfolgreichstes Jahr: Deutschlands Tennis-Queen gewann alle. Vor 30 Jahren gelang Steffi Graf etwas, was in der Tenniswelt einzigartig ist: Der Golden Slam – der Gewinn aller vier Grand Slam Titel in.
AZ-Serie: Steffi Graf - Miss Vorhand gewinnt den Golden Slammartina navratilova. AZ-Serie: Steffi Graf - Miss Vorhand gewinnt den Golden Slam. war Grafs erfolgreichstes Jahr: Deutschlands Tennis-Queen gewann alle. Am 1. Oktober gelang Steffi Graf ein weiterer Meilenstein in ihrer herausragenden Karriere. Nachdem sie bereits alle vier Grand-Slam-Turniere.
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Either way, Graf romped to the title without losing a set, and beat Evert in the final. Steffi even frightened a few of her opponents along the way.
There was nothing anyone could do four months later at the French Open. Graf again stormed through the draw without losing a set; the only player to even remotely challenge her was Gabriela Sabatini, who managed to take one set of their semifinal to a tiebreaker.
In the final, Graf faced a player who had upset Navratilova earlier in the event. Graf lost 13 points in recording the first double bagel in French Open final history, and the first in any Grand Slam final since All Steffi could do when it was over was apologize to the Parisian crowd.
At the start of the Olympic Games, she was the logical favourite, provided that she had recovered from her effort, as she had triumphed at the US Open only ten days before the start of the tournament in Seoul.
However, her level increased as the tournament went on, and, in the semi-finals, she played great tennis to crush world No 8, Zina Garrison, , In the final, she faced Gabriela Sabatini.
The Argentinian was the only player who had managed to beat Graf in , but, as the German had just prevailed against her in the US Open final, it was not enough to break her confidence.
Sabatini took the best start. I was liking the way I am playing. The world No 1 won the second set, Zvereva, the first Soviet to reach a Grand Slam final since , suffered the first double bagel in a Grand Slam final since when Dorothy Lambert Chambers defeated D.
Boothby at Wimbledon in just 32 minutes. Wimbledon At Church Road, Graf started a new era. I just wanted to hang in there, to show I could play much better than I was".
Just turned 19, Graf came into the title-match having dropped just 17 games through six matches and having not lost a set in 20 Grand Slam matches.
On the contrary, Navratilova completed the last major win over the friend and close rival Chris Evert as Chris Evert sent a ball wide while the umpire forgot to call the match.
In , Graf had been the fresh pretender who defeated Navratilova for her maiden major win at the French Open before the Czech-born American took her revenge at Wimbledon.
Fraulein Forehand had been world No. This was the shortest and most one-sided grand slam final ever. In the Wimbledon final against Navratilova, Graf came from trailing , before winning the match 5—7, 6—2, 6—1.
She also won her Grand Slam Doubles partnering with Sabatini. Till date no tennis player has achieved this feat.
She is better than them all. In the French Open, after suffering from food poising, she fought her way out to beat Monica Seles in the semi-final , , Graf came back strongly to beat Martina Navratilova 6—2, 6—7, 6—1 in the Wimbledon final.
Then again in the US Open final, she defeated Martina Navratilova , , after trailing , to win her third Grand slam of the year.
In she started well by winning the Australian Open but lost in finals at the French Open, semi-finals at Wimbledon, and again finals at the US Open.
In , she won her third Wimbledon title by defeating Sabatini in the final. Again in , she won her only grand slam title in Wimbledon by upsetting Monica Seles in the final , In , she became a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
On October 22, , Graf married Agassi, another tennis player who had reached the highest echelons of the sport. In addition to family life, Graf stays active with charity work.
This includes her foundation, Children for Tomorrow , which offers help to crisis-stricken children and their families.
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