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 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: Medvedeva  & Hanyu win @ Worlds in Helsinki! Wenjing/Cong take Pairs! - - - - 04/01/17

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 been ranked world #1 in men's singles by the ATP for 223 wks. He's considered one of the greatest players of all time. He was coached to his best results by former Slovak player Marián Vajda. Parting in '17, Andre Agassi took over duties.- - (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: Djokovic retires in QF of Wimbl. to Berdych with elbow injury!  Andy Murray out in 5 by QuerreyHingis wins MxDubs final with Jamie Murray- 7/15/17

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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