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2007 Grand Slam Champions

The major tennis events of 2007 are complete and in the record books with a few surprises, some expected results, and several new faces. World number one Roger Federer won 3 of 4 finals and Maria Sharapova contested one but didnít win any. Newcomers Ana Ivanovic, Marion Bartoli and Novak Djokovic entertained tennis fans, and the Chinese women made a strong showing.

Australian Open
MS: Roger Federer (1) def. Fernando Gonzalez 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4
WS: Serena Williams def. Maria Sharapova (1) 6-1, 6-2
MD: Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (1) def. Jonas Bjorkman/Max Mirnyi (2) 7-5, 7-5
WD: Cara Black/Liezel Huber (3) def. Yung-Jan Chan/Chia-Jung Chuang 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1
MX: Daniel Nestor/Elena Likhovtseva def. Max Mirnyi/Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-4

French Open
MS: Rafael Nadal (2) def. Roger Federer (1) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
WS: Justine Henin (1) def. Ana Ivanovic (7) 6-1, 6-2
MD: Mark Knowles/Daniel Nestor (6) def. Lukas Dlouhy/Pavel Vizner (9) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
WD: Alicia Molik/Mara Santangelo (17) def. Katarina Srebotnik/Ai Sugiyama (7) 7-6 (5), 6-4
MX: Nathalie Dechy/Andy Ram (8) def. Katarina Srebotnik/Nenad Zimonjic (6) 7-5, 6-3

Wimbledon
MS: Roger Federer (1) def. Rafael Nadal (2) 7-6 (7), 4-6, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-2
WS: Venus Williams (23) def. Marion Bartoli (18) 6-4, 6-1
MD: Arnaud Clement/Michael Llodra def. Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (1) 2-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
WD: Cara Black/Liezel Huber (2) def. Katarina Strebotnik/Ai Sugiyama (4) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
MX: Jamie Murray/Jelena Jankovic def. Jonas Bjorkman/Alicia Molik (5) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1

U.S. Open
MS: Roger Federer (1) def. Novak Djokovic (3) 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2), 6-4
WS: Justine Henin (1) def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (4) 6-1, 6-3
MD: Simon Aspelin/Julian Knowle (10) def. Lukas Dlouhy/Pavel Vizner (9) 7-5, 6-4
WD: Nathalie Dechy/Dinara Safina (7) def. Yung-Jan Chan/Chia-Jung Chuang (5) 6-4, 6-2
MX: Victoria Azarenka/Max Mirnyi def. Meghann Shaughnessy/Leander Paes 6-4, 7-6 (6)

Those are your 2007 Grand Slam champions. Congratulations to all.

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