Questions tagged [grand-slam]
Questions regarding tennis grand slam tournaments
Song played in and out of commercial breaks for the 2020 US Open Women's Final
There was a song played in and out of the commercial breaks for the 2020 US Open Women's Final on ESPN. It's sung by a male and the lyrics are as follows: We'll be the last ones standing Be a light ...
2020 US Open theme music
Before or after a match, there is a pop song that is played repeatedly on TV. In the song, I hear a woman and chorus singing together. What is the name of this song? How do I find out about the ...
Has a top seed tennis player been disqualified from a grand slam tournament before?
Novak Djokovic, the top seed of US Open 2020 (and world #1 as of the start of the tournament) was defaulted from his 4th round match against Carreno Busta after hitting a line judge with a ball. This ...
What is the record for the longest 5-set winning streak by a player across tournaments?
What is the record for the longest 5-set winning streak by a player across tournaments? Nishikori is on an 8-match five-set win streak. Where does he stand in the all-time list for most consecutive 5-...
Most 5 set matches at a Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era?
What is the record for the most number of five-set matches at a Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era? Where does the 2019 US Open (27 five-set matches) rank in the all-time list?
How are unseeded players, players with PR, qualifiers and wildcard positions determined in a Grand Slam singles main draw?
How are unseeded players, players with protected ranking, qualifiers and wildcards positioned in a Grand Slam singles main draw? Is it a generic random allocation or is it based on a formula/method ...
Who can qualify for the Australian Open?
I apologise if this question may sound ridiculous. I would like to know if there are any limitations to qualify for the Australian Open. For example, to qualify for the WTA Finals, WTA players ...
Last tennis players to win Grand Slam on home soil
Who are the last male and female singles' tennis players to win a grand slam on home soil? In other words, which male and female Australian, French, British and American athletes most recently won ...
Probability of winning after playing a 5 set match
In the 4 majors of Tennis, the men in the singles competition need to play the best of 5 sets. From what I have seen, is that if a player plays a 5 setter and wins, they are going to have less of a ...
What's the fastest grand slam tennis singles won
I'd like to know what's the fastest total time of all the matches played by any male and female tennis grand slam champion for the entirety of a single tournament. In other words, what's the shortest ...
US Open 2017 - draw movements after Murray's withdrawal
At the 2017 US Open, Murray (seed 2) withdrew 2 days before the tournament began, but 2 days after the draw had been posted. After his withdrawal the draw was changed with the following movements: ...
How many times all Grand slams of a calendar year were won by players 30 and older?
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are the only men's majors champions of 2017 so far. 35 year old Federer won the Australian open and Wimbledon, and 31 year old Nadal won the French Open. There has been ...
Tennis Grand Slam winner who didn't lose a set
Rafael Nadal "The King of Clay" won the 2017 French Open dominantly without dropping a set. He got a little bit of help achieving the feat as he didn't face either of the top 2 ranking players (i.e., ...
How many times tennis majors champions played in the qualifiers round?
How many times a player who got in a grand slam through the qualifier round won the championship, and who are they?
Schedule-wise, is it possible to win a Triple Crown in today's Tennis?
The Triple Crown is an achievement wherein a player wins the title in Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles in a single Grand Slam event. Given the scheduling of finals matches being so close together ...
Is Roger Federer's 65 consecutive Grand Slams a record?
In 2016, Roger Federer missed a Grand Slam for the first time in his career, the French Open. This was the first Grand Slam he had not competed in since the since 2000 Australian Open, i.e. 65 ...
How many tennis players have finished the year as Slam-less World No. 1?
Roger Federer is very close, theoretically & somewhat practically, to finishing the calender year as World No. 1 without winning a Grand Slam this year. How many tennis players (both men &...