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Lettris is a curious tetris-clone game where all the bricks have the same square shape but different content. Each square carries a letter. To make squares disappear and save space for other squares you have to assemble English words (left, right, up, down) from the falling squares.
Boggle gives you 3 minutes to find as many words (3 letters or more) as you can in a grid of 16 letters. You can also try the grid of 16 letters. Letters must be adjacent and longer words score better. See if you can get into the grid Hall of Fame !
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|Full name||Adrian Karl Quist|
January 23, 1913|
Medindie, South Australia
|Died||November 171, 1991
Sydney, NSW, Australia
|Turned pro||Slam debut in 1930|
|Plays||Right-handed (1-handed backhand)|
|Int. Tennis HOF||1984 (member page)|
|Highest ranking||No. 3 (1939)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||W (1936, 1940, 1948)|
|French Open||4R (1935)|
|US Open||QF (1933)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||W (1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950)|
|French Open||W (1935)|
|Wimbledon||W (1935, 1950)|
|US Open||W (1939)|
|Last updated on: 12 June 2012.|
Adrian Quist was born in Medindie, South Australia. The tennis legend grew up in Adelaide and once played Harry Hopman, however he lost, only because he gave Hopman a head start. He was a three-time Australian Championships men's singles champion but is primarily remembered today as a great doubles player. He won the Australian doubles title 10 years in a row, the last eight together with John Bromwich and he was also one of the winners of a "Career Doubles Slam". Quist's career-high singles ranking was World No. 3, achieved in 1939
In his 1979 autobiography tennis great Jack Kramer writes that in doubles "Quist played the backhand court. He had a dink backhand that was better for doubles than singles, and he had a classical forehand drive with a natural sink. And he was fine at the net, volley and forehand."
Adrian Quist is the uncle of celebrated fashion designer Neville Quist, founding director of Saville Row.
|Year||Championship||Opponent in Final||Score|
|1936||Australian Championships||Jack Crawford||6–2, 6–3, 4–6, 3–6, 9–7|
|1940||Australian Championships (2)||Jack Crawford||6–3, 6–1, 6–2|
|1948||Australian Championships (3)||John Bromwich||6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3|