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Announcing Four New UQ Tennis Yearbooks

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Posted by jdowneyadmin on Sep 06, 2005 - 05:50 PM

Downey Games has released four new Yearbooks for Ultra Quick Tennis.

1986 ATP Tour-

1986 was a very good year for Ivan Lendl. Lendl captured titles at the US Open and the French Open. Boris Becker dominated on the lawn at Wimbledon. The Australian Open took the year off, as the tournament was moved back to the traditional January date in 1987.

Other top contenders in 1986 were:
EDBERG, Stefan
NYSTROM, Joakim
WILANDER, Mats
NOAH, Yannick
CONNORS, Jimmy
MECIR, Miloslav
GOMEZ, Andres

1987 ATP Tour-

1987 was the year that Stephan Edberg challenged Ivan tooth and nail for the championship falling just short. Edberg captured the Australian Open to begin the season. Lendl captured the US Open and French Open crowns. Pat Cash pulled off a stunning upset in capturing Wimbledon.

Other top contenders in 1987 were:
WILANDER, Mats
MECIR, Miloslav
BECKER, Boris
CONNORS, Jimmy
CASH, Pat
GILBERT, Brad
MAYOTTE, Tim

1988 ATP Tour-

1988 is the year that Mats Wilander knocked Ivan Lendl from his perch atop the ATP Standings. Wilander captured the Australian Open, French Open, and the US Open. Only Stefan Edberg's Winbledon crown prevented Wilander from a Grand Slam. Boris Becker made a great late season charge and captured the Master's event in New York. 1988 also saw a young Andre Agassi move into the Top 10 and among the elite in men's tennis.

Other top contenders in 1988 were:
CARLSSON, Kent
CONNORS, Jimmy
NOAH, Yannick
CASH, Pat
MCENROE, John
HLASEK, Jakob
MAYOTTE, Tim
MECIR, Miloslav
LECONTE, Henri
CHESNOKOV, Andrei
PERNFORS, Mikael
MUSTER, Thomas
SANCHEZ, Emilio
GILBERT, Brad
PEREZ-ROLDAN, Guillermo
CURREN, Kevin
KRICKSTEIN, Aaron

2003 WTA Tour-

2003 produced a very exciting race for the Porsche Cup. Kim Clijsters edged out Justine Henin-Hardenne for the WTA crown by taking the final event. Henin-Hardenne did manage to win the Entry rankings. 2003 saw Serena Williams capture teh Australian Open and Wibledon. Henin-Hardenne took the Franch Open and US Open Titles.

Other top contenders in 2003 were:
MAURESMO, Amelie
WILLIAMS, Venus
DAVENPORT, Lindsay
CAPRIATI, Jennifer
DEMENTIEVA, Elena
MYSKINA, Anastasia
RUBIN, Chanda
SUGIYAMA, Ai

All can be purchased at the Downey Games web site.


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