[Sydney Morning Herald] - Rod Laver Arena October 5. BILLY Thorpe was the highlight of the all-star 10th anniversary rock nostalgia revue that is this year's Long Way to the Top. The fact that a dead man could outshine scores of survivors, from the shaky '50s rock'n'roll of Col
[Sydney Morning Herald] - As always, it will be broadcast live from Rod Laver Arena. Again, some 14,000 fans have bought tickets to the show. James Brayshaw, who is in his seventh year co-hosting the program with Garry Lyon, suggests the polarising nature of the program is
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Rodney George "Rod" Laver MBE (born 9 August 1938) is an Australian former tennis player who holds the record for most singles titles won in the history of tennis, with 200 career titles. He was ranked World No. 1 for seven consecutive years, from to (from to in the professional circuit) and also in and (by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph). He is the only tennis player, male or female to have twice won the Grand Slam (all four major singles titles in the same year) – first as an amateur in and second as a professional in He is the only male player and was the first player, male or female, to have won the Grand Slam during the open era (Margaret Court achieving this same feat the very next year, in 1970; and in Steffi Graf also achieved this feat). Laver won a total of nineteen major tournaments, including eleven Grand Slam tournament titles and eight Pro Slam titles. In 1967, Laver also won the Professional Grand Slam. In addition he won nine Championship Series titles (1970–75) the precursors to the current Masters
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[Kurier] in Folge das Finale...und endlich gewann er es auch. Dadurch hatte er alle vier Grand-Slam-Turniere zumindest einmal gewonnen. Das hatten vor ihm erst fünf andere Spieler geschafft (Fred Perry, Don Budge, Rod Laver, Roy Emerson und Andre Agassi).
[Noise11] - The new shows have been announced for July 14 at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne and August 7 for the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Pink performed 58 shows across Australia and sold 670,000 tickets on her last Australian tour in Her latest album 'The
[Sport.ro] - Daca Rod Laver avea a dispozitie calendarul de azi, cu siguranta ar fi castigat mult mai multe turnee si poate vorbeam despre el ca find cel mai bun din istorie. In schimb, pot sa spun ca in prezent Federer este cel mai bun din lume, o arata trofeele
[NEWS.com.au] - The program will also culminate in six Chinese youngsters taking up ballboy and ballgirl positions at the year's first Grand Slam at the Rod Laver Arena from January 14. The Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup (women) and the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup
En 1981, Rod Laver fue admitido en el Salón Internacional de la Fama del tenis, en Newport, Rhode Island.En su Australia natal, el estadio central del Melbourne Park en Melbourne se llama "Rod Laver Arena" en su honor, y allí se juega el Abierto de Australia además de realizarse otros múltiples eventos como recitales o distintos eventos deportivos.
[Yahoo! Singapore News] is fighting its way to the top. Novak, Rafa, Roger, and Andy. But Roger has already surpassed Rod Laver's record and it'll take a while before someone overtakes RF's record in tennis weeks at #1, 17 major titles. Well see what happens in after
[Yahoo! Eurosport Italia] - Con il successo nel Roland Garros nel diventa il sesto giocatore di sempre ad aver vinto tutti i tornei del Grande Slam dopo Fred Perry, Don Budge, Rod Laver, Roy Emerson e Andre Agassi. Lo spagnolo Rafa Nadal è recentemente diventato il settimo.
[Just Jared] - Adam Levine hits the stage with his band Maroon 5 at the Rod Laver Arena as part of their Over Exposed tour on Friday (October 12) in Melbourne, Australia. The 33-year-old entertainer rocked both a white and black ensemble as the group performed their
[Live Tennis Guide] - 1 Roger Federer hopes to win the 18th Grand Slam championship at the Australian Open crown, which will be played in January at Rod Laver Arena. 31-year-old Roger Federer is going to face tough challenge to win 18th major title against best players on
[KicksOnFire.com] - The release finds an adidas Norton, adidas Basket Profi, adidas Rod Laver and adidas Rod Laver Vintage all given a grey suede upper with an off white outsole. As you probably have already guessed these will not be available at all adidas retailers but
[Tennis Magazine] - Roche had lost the Open final to Rod Laver the year before in four sets (that was Laver's Slam-clinching win), and he goes down in four to Rosewall again here. —In historical discussions, Rosewall has been understandably, but still unfairly
[World Record Academy] - Photo: Lady GaGa playing Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Australia. Photo: Tim Cashmere (enlarge photo) 'The Fame Monster', a repackaged version of her earlier disc 'The Fame', sold 5.8 million copies across the globe, according to the United World Chart
[Tennis Magazine] - At Tennis Magazine, we ran an article charting four decades of rising men's heights, from the 5-foot-8 Rod Laver in 1969, to the 5-foot-11 Bjorn Borg in 1980, to the 6-foot-1 Pete Sampras in 1990, to the 6-foot-6 del Potro in The consensus at the
[Workers' Liberty] - [Fifteen thousand teachers] debated the way forward for the campaign at the strike meeting at the Rod Laver Arena. [Unlike most union strike rallies in Britain, the strike meeting included debate and voting on dissident proposals from the floor
[Tennis Magazine] - But consider for a minute his weapon's size compared to that of, say, Rod Laver, the man he has been compared to at times. Its face is 25 square inches bigger. The Australian Open's Facebook post shed some light on this and more by-the-numbers
[The Star Online] and that's just not good enough,” Tiley said. They also said a third retractable roof, currently being built on Margaret Court Arena, will be in place for the event. The event already has retractable roofs on the Rod Laver Arena and Hisense
[Tennis Magazine] - Hopman's protégés included Lew Hoad, Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Ken Rosewall, Tony Roche, et al. But much like the U.S., Australia ultimately became a victim of its own success. With the bar set so high, even the strong generation of Pat Rafter, Mark
[Auckland stuff.co.nz] - At cruiserweight (90.7kg), Cameron is undefeated in four fights, but he will have to shed nearly nine kilograms for the clash at the Rod Laver Arena. "I'm 86kg dripping wet," Green, a blown-up lightweight, emphasised. "I hope dropping the weight is a
[Ubi Tennis] - Rod Laver? Bill Tilden? Sono nomi, solo nomi. In realtà mai esistiti. Se non si rallenta per capire e apprezzare veramente la storia del tennis. Riccardo Nuziale. Stampa l'articolo Invia per e-mail. | | condividi. McEnroe e Borg protagonisti nel 1991
[Ubi Tennis] - Roche perse la finale Open l'anno precedente contro Rod Laver in quattro set (fu il sigillo finale del Grand Slam di Laver) e perderà in quattro set anche questa volta. — Nelle discussioni sulla storia del tennis, Rosewall è sempre stato all'ombra di
[SiOL.net] - "Rod Laver kar nekaj let ni smel igrati. Vsi vemo, da bi lahko osvojil še veliko naslovov. Glede Medsebojnih obračunov, njim ne dajem prevelikega pomena. "Rafa" je dobil več dvobojev s Federerjem, a je na drugi strani izgubil večkrat z Davidenkom. Vsi pa se
Rod Laver Arena is a famous tennis stadium in Melbourne and serves as the main venue for the world famous Australian Open. The venue was purpose built for tennis, as the previous stadium was no longer suitable to accommodate the large crowds.