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  • adj. pertaining to a grass tennis court
  • adj. skilled at playing on a grass court


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  • Or, at least, ejected from the women's singles to bring to an end what has been a fretful, sullen and - above all - bafflingly joyless shot at grasscourt glory.

    Wimbledon 2010: Anastasia Rodionova hit by moody blues

  • Henin-Hardenne, who has yet to win Wimbledon, said she'll rest leading up to the grasscourt event and skip the warmup tournament in Eastbourne. - Henin-Hardenne dusts Pierce for French Open title

  • In the third set, despite injuring herself again which no-one saw! she was still able to overpower a rather good grasscourt opponent.

    Wimbledon 2007: 5 Most Memorable Matches

  • BIRMINGHAM, England — Second-seeded Patty Schnyder of Switzerland and third-seeded Russian teenager Maria Sharapova advanced Tuesday in the second round at the DFS Classic, a $170,000 grasscourt event. - Roundup: Agassi loses again in first round

  • Perhaps things will be different for the young Americans once the grasscourt season begins next month. - Next wave of U.S. talent washed out at Roland Garros

  • Enters Wimbledon playing well, having earned first career grasscourt title at Birmingham, defeating Anastasia Myskina in final; after missing Australian Open, defeated Monica Seles in semifinals of - Women's seeds

  • Grand Slam semifinals at the French Open; is not playing a Wimbledon prep event, but appearing in a grasscourt exhibition in Liverpool; produced his best effort at Wimbledon last year with a quarterfinal showing; captured his lone Grand Slam crown at the U.S. - Men's seeds

  • But the All England Club again took into account a player's grasscourt credentials rather than strictly following the tour rankings. - Venus, Serena seeded 1-2 at Wimbledon

  • Seles in the fourth round of the Australian Open; reached her first Grand Slam semifinal at the French Open, falling to countrywoman Kim Clijsters; was a semifinalist at Estoril, Portugal and Berlin and reached the quarterfinals at Hamburg, Germany; won her first grasscourt event in the Netherlands before appearing in her first - Women's seeded player profiles

  • France in February 2000 when she captured the DFS Classic in Birmingham, England, in July; notched her 108th career grasscourt victory, the most of any active player, behind only Martina Navratilova (309), Chris Evert (207), Pam Shriver (188) and - Women's seeded player profiles


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