Friday, March 2, 2018

What's Up? Topic #25; entries 3/18 ...on


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Current News: Djokovic to play clay season before Paris! Nadal regains #1 ranking!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

What's Up? Topic #24; entries 11/17 - 2/18



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Current NewsDjokovic out of DC w/ elbow injury; undergoes surgery! Federer re-takes #1 ranking!


Thursday, June 22, 2017

What's Up? Topic #23; entries 6/17 - 11/17



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Current NewsGrigor Dimitrov wins the YEC Final over David Goffin in 3! - 11/29/17

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

What's Up? Topic #22; entries 3/17 - 6/17

 

Ultron of "Avengers: Age Of Ultron"
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Current News: Djokovic d Monfils - Aegon Eastbourne Int'l Chp. for 68th title - 7/1/17

Friday, November 4, 2016

Fan Page - Borg/Navratilova - (70's-90's)

Bjorn Borg - '73-81


Bjorn Borg's a former world #1 tennis player from Sweden widely considered to be one of the greatest in tennis history. Between '74 & '81 he became the 1st male pro to win 11 Grand Slam Open Era singles titles: 6 @ the French Open & 5 cons. @ Wimbledon. He won 3 YE Chps. & 15 GP Super Series titles.



Borg set numerous Open Era records that still stand, including winning 41% of the GS singles tourneys he entered & 90% of those matches, winning both the FO & Wimbl. for 3 cons. yrs,  and winning 3 GS w/o losing a set. His total career match win rate of 82.74% remains in top 2 of the era.


Martina Navratilova - '73-94
Martina Navratilova was World #1 for a total of 332 wks in singles, & a rec. 237 wks in doubles, making her the only player in history to have held the top spot in both singles & doubles for over 200 wks. She was YE singles #1, 7 times, including a record 5 cons. yrs, as well as YE doubles #1, 5 X's, including 3 cons. yrs during which she held ranking for the entire yr.

She won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 major women's doubles titles (an all-time rec.), & 10 major MD's titles, marking the Open-Era rec. She won 20 Wimbledon titles, an all-time record. Navratilova holds the records for most singles titles (167) & doubles titles (177) in the Open Era. Her rec. as #1 in singles ('82–86) is the most dominant in pro tennis. She was ranked in the world's top 10 in singles for a rec. 20 cons. yrs ('75-94), a span which included 19 yrs top 5, 15 yrs top 3, & 7 yrs as #1.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

What's Up? Topic #21; entries 10/16 - 3/17

 
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Fan Page Evgeni Plushenko

Costumes ('96-2010)
Evgeni Plushenko is a Russian figure skater. He's a 4-time Olympic medalist, a 3-time World champion, a 7-time European champion, a 4-time Grand Prix Final champion, and a 10-time Russian Nat'l champion. Plushenko's 4 Olympic medals tied Sweden's Gillis Grafstr√∂m's record for most OM's in figure skating. - - - - - - - - - ( Comments? ) - - - - - -
 
Dark Eyes - Gypsy Dance
per Wiki: ...At the '99 NHK Trophy, he became the 1st skater to perform a 4T–3T–2Lo combo in comp. He has since landed the combo 26 times. Plushenko's also the 1st to land 4T–3T–3Lo & 3A-1/2Lo-3F in comp. He 1st landed the combo at the '02 Cup of Russia and has since landed it 4 times.

It's est. that he has landed a total of 100 quads in comp. He's worked on & landed 4Lo & 4Lz in practice, but has never completed in comp. He's received a total of 75, 6.0's before the new COP's judging system was introduced. Under the Code of Points system, he's set 13 world rec. scores (5 SP, 4 Free Skate, & 4 combined total).



Fave Performances: 2004 LP - Tribute to Nijinsky

2000 SP - Schindler's List** = LP - Dark Eyes
'01 SP - Bolero = LP - Once Upon A X In Amer. >>>
'03 SP - Adagio = LP - St. Petersburg 300
'06 SP - Tosca = LP - The Godfather

**Schindlers List Music, Adagio SP really...


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