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Grand Slam

Meaning 1 Four major tennis tournaments
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A sports term that refers to the four major tennis tournaments, which are the Wimbledon, US Open, Australian Open, and French Open tournaments.

The term is most often used when a player wins all four tournaments in a single calendar year. However the term can also be used to describe a "Career Grand Slam," which is when a player wins all four tournaments in his or her career. The Australian Open takes place in mid January, French Open is in May and June, Wimbledon is in June and July, and the US Open is in August and September.

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"Williams finishes off Johnson and wins the US Open for the Grand Slam!"
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Updated June 10, 2015
Meaning 2 Four major golf tournaments
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A term that refers to the four major golf tournaments, which are the Masters, U.S. Open, The Open Championship, and the PGA Championship tournaments.

The term is mainly used to describe a player winning all four major tournaments in a single calendar year. The Masters Tournament takes place in April, U.S. Open takes place in June, The Open Championship (British Open) is in July, and the PGA Championship is in August.

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"I can't believe Johnson blew that putt, but do you think Spieth can complete the Grand Slam?"
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Updated June 24, 2015
Meaning 3 Four-run home run
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A baseball term that refers to a home run that results in four runs.

A grand slam is the most amount of runs that a team can achieve in one at bat. It can only occur with a teammate on each base and results in four runs (three baserunners and the batter).

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"My fav game was when Trout hit that grand slam to win the game."
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Updated August 14, 2015

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