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Daily Trivia – 6/17/11

Question: What team won its fourth consecutive Stanley Cup in 1983?


Last Question: In 1988, who ended Martina Navratilova’s six-year winning streak at Wimbledon?

Answer: Steffi Graf

In 1988, Steffi Graf not only won Wimbledon, ending Martina’s six-year winning streak, but she became the first and only tennis player (male or female) to achieve the Calendar Year Golden Slam by winning all four Grand Slam singles titles and the Olympic gold medal in the same calendar year.

Here is Steffi’s Wimbledon win against Martina:

In total, Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, second among male and female players only to Margaret Court’s 24.

When she retired in 1999, she was ranked number 3 in the world. She entered the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.

On October 22, 2001, Steffi Graf married Andre Agassi. Andre Agassi will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 9 this year.