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 1 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, & 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 X's, 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 record. 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 ...on

 
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Current News: @ YEC - Djokovic loses to Murray in the final & Andy is the YE #1!

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 Grafström'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...


Current News: Grand Prix Of Figure Skating - We're off to Paris for Trophée de France! ;-)

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Fan Page Novak "Nole" Djokovic


Nole, The Master (Tribute) - Pt.1 & Pt.2

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic is a Serbian pro tennis player who's currently ranked world #1 in men's singles by the ATP. He's considered one of the greatest players of all time. He's coached by former Slovak player Marián Vajda & former German pro & 6-time Grand Slam champ. Boris Becker. - - (Comments?)
 
French Open 2016 - Completes Nole-Slam
12 Major wins & counting

 


per Wiki: Djokovic has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, the 4th most in history (tied w/ Roy Emerson), & has held the #1 spot in the ATP rankings for a total of 223 weeks. In majors, Djokovic has won an all-X rec. 6 Aussie Open titles (tied w/ Emo), includ. an Open Era rec. 3 cons. titles '11–13 (the only player). He won 3 Wimbledon titles, 2 USO's & 1 French Open title. In 2016, he became the 8th player to achieve the CGS by winning the '16 FO. Djokovic the 3rd man to hold all 4 major titles @ once, the 1st since Laver in '69, & the 1st ever on 3 diff. surfaces (HC, clay, & grass; & 6th man to win GS Singles title on all those surfaces).

He's won the ATP World Tour Finals 5 times (4 cons., a rec.) and holds the best match winning rate (83.00%) in Open Era, as of Aug. 2016. He stands alone w/ an all-time record of 30 Masters 1000 series titles. Djokovic's records include breaking the single-season rec. w/ 6 titles in 2015, winning 31 cons. ATP World Tour Masters 1000 series matches, playing the finals at all 9 ATP Masters 1000 tourneys (shared with Federer & Nadal), and the only player to win 8 of the 9 events at least twice.

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5 YEC's & counting; 4 straight
Nole's my new fave player, on par w/ Lendl! He had to play "2nd fiddle" to Borg, McEnroe, & Connors 30+ yrs ago! Both #1 while opposed on all sides! Fedal's fading as Djoker #'s the RB suppl. them item by item; H2H rivalries, Majors, Masters, & %!

Current News: Nole wins 3 RR matches @ YE Chps. in London making Semi defeating Kei 1 &1! He loses to Andy Murray in the final! Andy YE #1! - - 11/28/16


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

What's Up? Topic #20; entries 8/16 - 10/16



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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

What's Up? Topic #19; entries from 5/16 - 07/16



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Sunday, January 3, 2016

What's Up? Topic #18; entries 1/16 - 5/16


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