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Date: 22 Jan 2009 15:37:41
From: I_like_2_travel
Subject: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam

I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
happened on the men's side?





 
Date: 26 Jan 2009 07:18:19
From: The Truth
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
On 23 Jan., 00:51, gregor...@hotmail.com wrote:
> On Jan 22, 11:37 pm, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
> > happened on the men's side?
>
> It did happen in 2004 - Gaudio winning the FO.
>
> Previously, I can think of:
> - Ivanisevic, Wimbledon 2001
> - Agassi, USO 1994
> - Becker, Wimbledon 1985

Of those only Becker was the real underdog as the others were former
high ranked players just having a sabbatical.


 
Date: 26 Jan 2009 04:56:57
From: xamigax@gmail.com
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
On 26 jan, 08:01, Whisper <beaver...@ozemail.com.au > wrote:
> xami...@gmail.com wrote:
> > On 23 jan, 13:26, "john" <jli...@ozemail.com.au> wrote:
> >> "Whisper" <beaver...@ozemail.com.au> wrote in message
>
> >>news:49791296$0$9519$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>
> >>> xami...@gmail.com wrote:
> >>>> On 23 jan, 00:37, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
> >>>>> happened on the men's side?
> >>>> Wilander FO 1982
> >>> Krajicek '96 Wimbledon
> >> I think that is correct. =A0Krajicek was seeded 17 in Wimbledon.
> >> I think there was a seeded player withdrew from that year's Wimbledon =
and
> >> Krajicek was then allowed into Sampras section of the draw as 17th see=
d.
>
> > You mean you think that whisper's answer is INcorrect, since the
> > question was about UNseeded players to have win a slam.
>
> > Share & Enjoy,
> > Manolo
>
> There were only 16 seeds in those days so Krajicek was indeed unseeded -
> the poster meant to use 'ranked' instead of 'seeded'.

How do you know better than him if he was talking about rank or seed?
In case of withdrew, the seed is simply put on the next available
player.
So if a player ranking up to ATP 16 withdrew, then the #16 seed is for
the ATP ranked 17 (if he does enter the tournament, of course).
Facts.
Too hard to understand?

Now I am NOT saying that Krajicek was seeded, I can't remember and
don't bother to search.
I am saying that the previous post was "wrong".

Share & Enjoy,
Manolo


 
Date: 25 Jan 2009 15:52:44
From: xamigax@gmail.com
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
On 23 jan, 13:26, "john" <jli...@ozemail.com.au > wrote:
> "Whisper" <beaver...@ozemail.com.au> wrote in message
>
> news:49791296$0$9519$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>
> > xami...@gmail.com wrote:
> >> On 23 jan, 00:37, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
> >>> happened on the men's side?
>
> >> Wilander FO 1982
>
> > Krajicek '96 Wimbledon
>
> I think that is correct. =A0Krajicek was seeded 17 in Wimbledon.
> I think there was a seeded player withdrew from that year's Wimbledon and
> Krajicek was then allowed into Sampras section of the draw as 17th seed.

You mean you think that whisper's answer is INcorrect, since the
question was about UNseeded players to have win a slam.

Share & Enjoy,
Manolo


  
Date: 26 Jan 2009 18:01:36
From: Whisper
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
xamigax@gmail.com wrote:
> On 23 jan, 13:26, "john" <jli...@ozemail.com.au> wrote:
>> "Whisper" <beaver...@ozemail.com.au> wrote in message
>>
>> news:49791296$0$9519$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>>
>>> xami...@gmail.com wrote:
>>>> On 23 jan, 00:37, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
>>>>> happened on the men's side?
>>>> Wilander FO 1982
>>> Krajicek '96 Wimbledon
>> I think that is correct. Krajicek was seeded 17 in Wimbledon.
>> I think there was a seeded player withdrew from that year's Wimbledon and
>> Krajicek was then allowed into Sampras section of the draw as 17th seed.
>
> You mean you think that whisper's answer is INcorrect, since the
> question was about UNseeded players to have win a slam.
>
> Share & Enjoy,
> Manolo


There were only 16 seeds in those days so Krajicek was indeed unseeded -
the poster meant to use 'ranked' instead of 'seeded'.



 
Date: 22 Jan 2009 16:28:02
From: xamigax@gmail.com
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
On 23 jan, 00:37, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com > wrote:
> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
> happened on the men's side?

Wilander FO 1982


  
Date: 23 Jan 2009 11:42:57
From: Whisper
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
xamigax@gmail.com wrote:
> On 23 jan, 00:37, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
>> happened on the men's side?
>
> Wilander FO 1982


Krajicek '96 Wimbledon


   
Date: 23 Jan 2009 23:26:40
From: john
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam

"Whisper" <beaver999@ozemail.com.au > wrote in message
news:49791296$0$9519$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
> xamigax@gmail.com wrote:
>> On 23 jan, 00:37, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
>>> happened on the men's side?
>>
>> Wilander FO 1982
>
>
> Krajicek '96 Wimbledon

I think that is correct. Krajicek was seeded 17 in Wimbledon.
I think there was a seeded player withdrew from that year's Wimbledon and
Krajicek was then allowed into Sampras section of the draw as 17th seed.




   
Date: 23 Jan 2009 01:08:23
From: Dave Hazelwood
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 11:42:57 +1100, Whisper <beaver999@ozemail.com.au >
wrote:

>xamigax@gmail.com wrote:
>> On 23 jan, 00:37, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
>>> happened on the men's side?
>>
>> Wilander FO 1982
>
>
>Krajicek '96 Wimbledon


Whisper vs Doohan 19XX


 
Date: 22 Jan 2009 15:51:06
From:
Subject: Re: When was the last unseeded player to win a Slam
On Jan 22, 11:37=A0pm, I_like_2_travel <mr.nar...@gmail.com > wrote:
> I know it hasn't happened in the Roger Era.. Has it ever
> happened on the men's side?

It did happen in 2004 - Gaudio winning the FO.

Previously, I can think of:
- Ivanisevic, Wimbledon 2001
- Agassi, USO 1994
- Becker, Wimbledon 1985

There were only 16 seeds when Agassi and Becker did it (not sure when
they changed to 32 but Goran was outside the top 100 anyway), and
Agassi was ranked 20 at the time.