Don Budge Won Grand Slam Opens

American tennis player, Don Budge named Grand Slam winner in 1938, upon capturing the four singles competition titles at: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open.

Date:
      1938
Name(s):
      Don Budge
Occupation:
      Tennis Player
Location:
      USA

Additional Information:

  • Don Budge – Wikipedia
    Budge became the first man in history to have achieved the “Triple Crown” at a Grand Slam event three times, eclipsing Bill Tilden who won consecutive Triple Crowns at the U.S. Championships. He gained the most fame for his match that year against Gottfried von Cramm in the Davis Cup inter-zone finals against Germany.
  • Don Budge – Wikipedia
    Budge became the first man in history to have achieved the “Triple Crown” at a Grand Slam event three times, eclipsing Bill Tilden who won consecutive Triple Crowns at the U.S. Championships. He gained the most fame for his match that year against Gottfried von Cramm in the Davis Cup inter-zone finals against Germany.
  • Don Budge – International Tennis Hall of Fame
    In 1938, John Donald Budge became the first player in history to accomplish what had … Not withstanding his Grand Slam, in both 1937 and 1938 Budge won all … The German won the opening two sets 8-6, 7-5 and the atmosphere tightened.
  • Don Budge, First to Win Tennis’s Grand Slam, Dies at 84 – The New …
    Jan 27, 2000 – Don Budge, first player to win Grand Slam of tennis, dies at age 84; … Tony Trabert, who in 1955 won Wimbledon, the French Open and the …
  • Don Budge | American tennis player | Britannica.com
    Feb 19, 2019 – Don Budge, byname of John Donald Budge, (born June 13, 1915, Oakland, … American tennis player who was the first to win the Grand Slam—i.e., the … in late 1938; at the time the tournaments were only open to amateurs.
  • Don Budge began his quest for the tennis Grand Slam 80 years ago
    Jan 16, 2018 – Don Budge began his quest for the tennis Grand Slam 80 years ago. By. Michael K. … “Don’t look now,” Budge said, “but your fly is open.” After the … In 1933, Don won his first national championship, the U.S. Junior. The next …

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