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View Poll Results: Which tournament is the 'fifth slam'?

Barcelona 1 1.28%
Doha 0 0%
Indian Wells 12 15.38%
Madrid 5 6.41%
Miami 17 21.79%
Monte Carlo 4 5.13%
Queens 5 6.41%
Rome 2 2.56%
Umag 13 16.67%
Other 19 24.36%
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Old 04-21-2012, 01:08 PM   #46
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Default Re: Which tournament is the 'fifth slam'?

Seriously, its the Year End Masters.

Joke answers include Houston, Casablanca, Newport, Umag, etc.
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Old 04-21-2012, 01:11 PM   #47
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What's with the Umag love?
Stupid point in the season for clay, lots of mugs, lots of fixing.

What's not to love?
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Old 04-21-2012, 01:35 PM   #49
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Yeah, but the fact that Memphis gets more points than Queens is a farce.
Not really.

Umag is great, the beach, plenty of parties no matches starting before 4pm.
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Indian Wells is referred to as the 5th slam and when I Google "tennis 5th slam", Indian Wells is the first result.

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Indian Wells is referred to as the 5th slam and when I Google "tennis 5th slam", Indian Wells is the first result.

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The term is as legit as pro wrestling. Indian Wells and Miami used to be 128 draws under the joke that they were the 5th Slam.
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World Tour Finals. C'mon people...
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Abu Dhabi of course. (But yes, seriously it's the world toast finals)
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IW.

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