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What's tennis all about?
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Anna Kournikova at the French Open - played on clay
Anna Kournikova at the French Open - played on clay
The major tournaments
The professional tennis season comprises of hundreds of tournaments around the world.

The four biggest are called the "Grand Slams" and these are:

  • Australian Open (January)
  • French Open (May/June)
  • Wimbledon (June/July)
  • US Open (Sept)

Winning all four of these is called "doing a Grand Slam". The last person to do this was Rod Laver in 1969.


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