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Does anyone find it very ironic...

that there is no player (at least I think) that has won 3/4 slams, and is eluded by the Australian Open? It is the youngest slam, and many players skipped for long periods of time.

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I'm sorry but I don't understand.
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Yes, very much.
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Who can win USopen, can also win Australian open, because they are both played on hardcourts. For instance Safin.
That's why Roland Garros stands out in case of Federer and Sampras. And not Australian open.


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Re: Does anyone find it very ironic...

How is this ironic?
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I'm having problems here. Don't understand.

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Re: Does anyone find it very ironic...

the question is pretty clear.

what are u people inhaling?
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the question is pretty clear.

what are u people inhaling?
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Re: Does anyone find it very ironic...

Manuel Santana won the other three slams
Not ironic, but a bit strange is
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Re: Does anyone find it very ironic...

Question seems pretty clear to me!


But as Matyaz says, it's not *that* ironic as the USO and AO are both on hardcourts. Plus they are between clay and grass in terms of speed, so a sufficiently great player should have the ability to pull off Slams on hard if they can win on clay and grass.
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Strange or weird are the words you are looking for. You might need to check up the definition of irony. Cheers mate .

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Re: Does anyone find it very ironic...

This is a bit off topic but I always wonder how some players, Lendl for instance, could win the AO on grass but not Wimbledon.

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This is a bit off topic but I always wonder how some players, Lendl for instance, could win the AO on grass but not Wimbledon.
Lendl won it twice, but on rebound ace (1989-90). It was Wilander who won it on grass (twice), and one more time on Rebound ace (88)
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