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Budge

(bŭj),
Julius L., German physiologist, 1811-1888. See: Budge center.
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Nobody will ever tell me again that I haven't won Roland Garros." Blue Square went 20-1 about Federer, who joins Fred Perry, Don Budge, Roy Emerson, Rod Laver and Andre Agassi as the only players to have won all four Slams, capturing Wimbledon and US Open this year and the Australian Open next January, but they quickly halved their quote.
With A Terrible Splendor, Marshall Jon Fisher has taken McPhee's model and applied it to another match, a 1937 contest between American Don Budge and Baron Gottfried von Cramm, playing for Nazi Germany.
Agassi joined Don Budge, Rod Laver, Fred Perry and Roy Emerson as the only players to win all four Grand Slam events when he triumphed at the French Open in 1999, and admitted: "The day I won in Paris was the day I knew I would never have another regret in my career."
But consider that in 1938 Don Budge won the Grand Slam--the Australian, English, and American championships on grass and the French on the Roland Garros clay.
It was a marvelous weapon, which Don Budge delivered with perfect form, pace and accuracy.
With an aggressive serve-and-volley game honed on the cement courts of Los Angeles, McDaniels's reputation and ATA dominance earned him a landmark 1940 crossover match at the Cosmopolitan Club in Harlem with 1938 Grand Slam winner Don Budge. Although McDaniels was overmatched that day 6-1, 6-2, the exhibition nonetheless foresaw a not-too-distant future when the color barrier in tennis would drop.
Laver won the Grand Slam in 1962 and 1969, and was only the second man to achieve the feat after American Don Budge in 1938.
Djokovic is only the third man after Don Budge and Rod Laver to hold the four majors at the same time, and the eighth man to triumph at Wimbledon and the French, U.S.
In the bargain, Djokovic was also denied the rare privilege of winning his first-ever French Open and along with it getting his name scripted as one of eight players with a career Grand Slam alongside Andre Agassi, Don Budge, Roy Emerson, Rod Laver, Federer and Nadal.
If he is to join Fred Perry, Don Budge, Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Andre Agassi, Federer and Nadal as a winner at all four grand slams, Djokovic may first have to beat Nadal in the quarter-finals.
1938 -- Don Budge leads the United States to a 3-2 victory over Australia in the Davis Cup final.
There was a perfect symmetry to their two triumphs as it was exactly 76 years to the day Perry beat Don Budge in the final of the 1936 US Open, two months after he had also claimed the last of his Wimbledon victories.