MensTennisForums.com - View Single Post - All-time Open Era Grand Slam wins

View Single Post

Old 10-05-2013, 03:43 PM   #56
country flag Litotes
ALT-0
 
Litotes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Norway
Age: 42
Posts: 36,498
Litotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond reputeLitotes has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: All-time Open Era Grand Slam wins

Quote:
Originally Posted by Whistleway View Post
A quick q. In open era slams, were it always best of 5 for 7 matches to win the title? And top players were represented?
No and no. Australian Open had just six matches for a long time, 1982 was the first year with seven rounds, plus a lot of the non-Aussie top players were missing until the late 80s. Also, it was Bo3 in early rounds not only in AO but in a couple of the others as well. In AO it was Bo3 in R1 (R64 then) until 1975.

US Open had Bo3 in R1 and R2 in 1978. And Bo3 even in R3 in 1977 and earlier.

RG had Bo3 in R1 and R2 until 1976.
__________________
.
(December 1st)
ST rank 1 (best 1) - 6 wins, 1 title (Paris 2014)
vBookie net amount won: 31401 (2014: +24706, 2013: +6795, 2012: -100)
TT singles rank 106 (high 90), TT doubles rank 66 (high 66).
Detailed Tennis Tipping and DTT results

Member of Tennis Tipping board and Suicide Tennis board
Litotes is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote