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… second semifinal in a Grand Slam. With her quarterfinal win, she secured her place in the Top 10. She then defeated former champion Ana Ivanovic in two tight sets to advance to her first ever Grand Slam final, which she lost to Serena Williams…

…Łukasz Wargala is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Poland.

…Ľubomíra Kurhajcová (born 11 October 1983) is a former Slovak female professional tennis player. She reached her career high singles ranking of No. 59 on 24 May 2004. Although she never passed the first round of a Grand Slam in seven…

… seeded for the first time at a Grand Slam, reached the third round of the US Open, but lost to Novak Djokovic in a match that lasted almost four hours. Čilić came back from a break down in each of the second, third, and fourth sets. In the first round, he had defeated Julien Benneteau in five sets in a match that lasted more than four hours, winning the deciding set.

…Čilić eventually beat Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to become the second Croatian to win a Grand Slam men’s singles title after his coach Goran Ivanišević triumphed at 2001 Wimbledon.

…Ćorić began the season in Chennai, defeating Dutchman Robin Haase before losing to eventual champion Stan Wawrinka. At the Australian Open, Ćorić received his first ever direct entry into the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament. He faced…

…Álvaro Molina is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Spain.

…Álvarez made the second round of the singles draw at a Grand Slam tournament five times, from 14 attempts, but was unable to progress any further.

… plus a quarterfinal finish in Bol. Zvonareva won three qualifying matches at the French Open to reach the main draw for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament. She lost there in the fourth round to eventual champion Serena Williams, 6-4,…

My Fires, as well as many other notable decks that put up respectable finishes at highly competitive Magic: The Gathering tournaments. His first-place finishes include a Pro Tour and a Grand Prix. He has placed in the top eight of four Pro Tours, and earned over $140,000 playing Magic competitively. In 2007, Mowshowitz was elected into the Magic Hall of Fame.

Zvereva retired from professional tennis in 2003. Her last appearance in a Grand Slam Tournament was in Wimbledon 2002, where she lost on the first round to Marlene Weingärtner 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. She played in the invitational doubles event in 2007.

… time at a Grand Slam in Paris as the 32nd seed but lost in the first round to the unseeded Stefano Napolitano. At the 2017 MercedesCup the home crowd saw him reach the semifinals, where he lost a close three setter to Feliciano Lopez. Then…

Zverev played mostly on the Challenger circuit, where he had victories over two top 50 players, Andrei Chesnokov and Jan Gunnarsson. He did however make the second round of the 1985 Geneva Open, a Grand Prix tournament.

Zverev began the year by tying his best result at a Grand Slam at the time, falling in the 3rd round of the Australian Open to eventual runner-up Rafael Nadal in a 5-set match. Zverev had beaten Robin Haase and Frances Tiafoe, in the first…

… tournament, Zverev lost to Roger Federer in only 53 minutes. Zverev and his brother also reached the Halle Open doubles final but lost to Łukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo. At Wimbledon he achieved his best result at a Grand Slam event to date,…

… tournament, Zverev lost to Roger Federer in only 53 minutes. Zverev and his brother also reached the Halle Open doubles final but lost to Łukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo. At Wimbledon he achieved his best result at a Grand Slam event to date,…

… demonstrating its innovative products at world fairs and international exhibitions, including the 1873 World Fair in Vienna, then at the 1878 World Fair in Paris, where Zsolnay received a Grand Prix.

Zoraiya, the Moorish Girl in Spain (a.k.a. Zoraiya) is a grand ballet in 4 acts/7 scenes, with choreography by Marius Petipa and music by Ludwig Minkus.

… under William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Alexandre Falguière, as then to the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts of Vienna where he studied under Edmund von Hellmer and Carl Kundmann, and received a Grand Prix for his work. His high ranking at Vienna gave him a grant for his own art studio, and a cash allowance.

Adrianople. The campaign was planned on a grand scale, and intended the bribing and transportation of Pechenegs into Bulgaria by the imperial fleet from the north. However, the Pecheneg alliance failed, and Leo Phokas was crushingly defeated in the…

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