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Winning Situations

November 06, 2000

Female athletes with notable consecutive-victory streaks:

1. Grete Waitz won five consecutive New York City Marathons.

2. Sonja Henie won 10 consecutive world figure skating championships.

3. Nancy Lopez won five consecutive LPGA events.

4. Peggy Fleming won five consecutive U.S. figure skating titles.

5. Patty Sheehan won four consecutive Nevada Amateur golf titles.

6. Helen Wills Moody did not lose a match for 10 years.

(Note: During the 10 years, Wills Moody did not lose a set.)

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Source: World Features Syndicate

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