Serena Williams so close to Steffi, but yet so far

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How often it happens that even the winner does not think she will make his mark on the game and in the post-match interview that spills the beans for having 0% belief that she will win the match?

Such was the case when unseeded Roberta Vinci faced Serena Williams, arguably the greatest tennis player of all times, which was competing to win the calendar Grand Slam, something not achieved since 1988. Win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a year is something considered impossible and has in the women’s game only twice. In 1970 he was made by Margaret Court-Smith and then was made by Steffi Graf in 1988. Achieving Steffi is considered is considered larger as it also won the Olympic gold medal to the four Grand Slam tournaments and at Therefore it is called Golden Grand Slam.

Serena had won all four Grand Slam tournaments in a row but had not reached within a year. First he won all four Grand Slams between 2002 and the French Open 2003 Australia and then did it again in 2014 US Open, 2015 Wimbledon, but win all four in one year was still a dream for her.

Serena was also looking to tie the record for Steffi most Grand Slam tournaments in the Open era. Steffi currently holds the record with 22 while Margaret Court was 24-Grand Slam in general, but only 11 of them have come in the open era.

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