Grand Slam

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  • Best Tennis Player

    Selecting the best of the best in such a competitive sport like women's tennis is difficult to say the least. Yet again, there are those names that always come to mind when you think of this sport. They are the players that resisted the test of time in remaining at the top. The combination of good defense and offense positioned them at the highest in their times and helped them remain there for decades to come. Grand Slam titles There are four Grand Slams over the year: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. They have the most value of all the tennis tournaments when it comes to points and prizes, therefore having the biggest difficulty. The number of Grand Slam titles a player has determines their position in tennis…

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  • Origin Of Tennis

    Her career has spanned two and a half decades and she first gained the number one ranking in the world in 2002 and later regained the same ranking on six other occasions. She holds more than thirty-two major titles. Of these titles, seventeen are in singles tournaments, thirteen are in women’s doubles tournaments and two are in mixed doubles tournaments. In 2002-2003, she was victorious over all the four coveted Grand Slam tournaments, a rare and exceptional feat which as later tagged by the…

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  • David Sandoval Analysis

    Once David once ten his mom took him out of soccer because she saw that people where David played were too rough. So she got David to start playing tennis again. His coaches were Poncho Ochoa and Yolanda Ramirez. Yolanda was the best female player that has ever come out of Mexico and she won two grand slams in doubles and mixed doubles and also made several finals in doubles and singles. She also won several high level tournaments and had wins against the famous Billie Jean King. Within one…

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  • Reading The Catsuit: Serena Williams And The Game Changer In Tennis

    more young African American tennis players following the sisters’ footsteps, but they are hindered by the fact that the tennis society classifies the Williams sisters as extraordinary and superior. These comments about the William sisters discourages these young players, because they think that it will be difficult to be professional tennis players without having these superior capabilities. I agree with Shultz’s when she states that “the attention paid to the fashions of male tennis players,…

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  • Billie Jean King's 'Battle Of The Sexes'

    does it mean to be a scandalous woman? Scandalous can mean disgraceful, shameful, improper or shocking. It can also mean that a women was very influential during her time and lead a change in society. Billie Jean King and Venus Williams are both scandalous women and very influential in women’s history. King was openly gay and was the first women to play and defeat a man in tennis, and she won more prize money than any other women of her time. Venus Williams is considered one the best women’s…

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  • Personal Essay: Why Tennis Is The Best Sport

    Playing a sport can be one of the most entertaining pastimes for people. Sports can also get you scholarships in college if you play your cards right. Tennis can be a fun past time for anyone who wants to try a new sport. Tennis is the best sport that I have ever played. Tennis has so many reasons for being such an exhilarating, fun and social sport. These reasons are exercising, creating friends, playing on a marvelous and warm day, being competitive while having fun, and being able to play…

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  • Serena Williams Research Paper

    Serena Jameka Williams is a 35 year old professional tennis player in America. Serena has ranked No.1 in singles on seven occasions. She has an outgoing personality, unique fashion sense and started with her sister Venus at the age of three. Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981. She was born in Saginaw, Michigan but grew up in the Los Angeles suburb Compton, where their father ran a private security firm. She is the youngest of her five sisters. Serena and Venus started practicing…

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  • College Athletes Are Underpaid

    In the sports of women’s professional tennis and U.S. college football, athletes can often times be constructed as a body with a talent in athleticism, and at the same time be neglected in the acknowledgment of their citizenship through discourses, language, and institutional networks. In the sport of U.S. college football the athlete that is constituted by the network of institutions discourses, and languages as an overworked and underpaid laborer who is denied their ability to exercise their…

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  • Prepositions: Peter Is Playing Tennis

    Prepositions Text Type 1. Peter is playing tennis .............(at/on) Sunday. 2. My brother's birthday is ............(in/on) the 5th of November. 3. My birthday is ..............(on/in) May. 4. We are going to see my parents ...............(in/on) the weekend. 5. ............(at/in) 1666, a great fire broke out in London. 6. I don't like walking alone .........(at/in) the streets ..........(in/at) night. 7. What are you doing ..........(on/in) the afternoon? 8. My friend has been living…

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  • My First Year At The Tennis Team

    Last year, before school started, my friend convinced me to join the tennis team. Even though I had never picked up a racket in my entire life, never hit a tennis ball, and didn’t even know that it was a legit sport, I decided to give it a try. I absolutely fell in love with the sport; it has taught me so much about myself. My first year, I played exhibition, I wasn’t in the lineup, but that’s where I aspired to be. I promised myself I would come back next season a whole new person and the…

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