Talk:List of Grand Slam mixed doubles champions

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Hi. A comprising list of past champions [1] (just click on the desired Grand Slam and event). Transferring the information is bound to be somewhat tiresome, especially to determine the nationality of some of the players. Regards, Redux 06:18, 7 September 2005 (UTC)

In general, we only put a counter (1/5, 2/5) on people who have more than FIVE (5) wins. -- Mjquinn_id (talk) 04:52, 26 December 2009 (UTC)
Since when? All the singles Major champions have numbers even if it's only 1 or 2 victories. Fyunck(click) (talk) 06:26, 26 December 2009 (UTC)

WHCC Listing[edit]

TennisExpert... It's not a question of explaining it. This is not allowed by wikipedia. You have substituted another tourney and represented it as a "Grand Slam." You can't do that here. Show me an encyclopedia or an almanac that transposes that event for the French Championships. This article is Titled "List of Grand Slam Mixed Doubles champions" and other sources will pick this this up as gospel. We owe it to this encyclopedia to get it correct and not add another tourney no matter how worthy we may find it. I agree that the WHCC is certainly better qualified as a slam than the pre-1925 French but we can't use our own research to add it here and represent it as a slam. The 3 pro championships from 1935-1968 are certainly better qualified as slams than the AO,FO,Wim,USO were at the time but we do not use them either no matter how many wish we would. Fyunck(click) (talk) 08:44, 15 January 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the explanation, I guess, but with 7,000+ edits, I was already aware of these fundamental Wikipedia principles. This is not "original research." See, for example, World Clay Court Championships, Champions of the world ... on clay courts, and French Open singles. It's weird that you accepted the inclusion of pre-1925 results from the French (closed) Championships in the List of Grand Slam Men's Singles champions article even though you thought that those results were not properly from a "Grand Slam" tournament, but you are unwilling to do the same for the WHCC. [2] Before deleting the WHCC, which has been in this article a long time, there should be consensus to do so. Tennis expert (talk) 09:56, 15 January 2008 (UTC)
If you are already aware then why would you break the rules and add non-sourced material? And I'm not a dunce... it is not original research in and of itself... but it is to include it as a grand slam event under this heading in wikipedia. You have no source for it. Find me a source that includes the WHCC as a grand slam event. I did not add the French pre-1925 material to the men and argued to remove it. As a compromise it was left as "greyed-out" but shows the pre-1925 french champions, not another tounament's champion. Your listngs are interesting but also do not show any modern source of a slam listing. Heck the last one doesn't even know why there were a couple British players in the pre-1925 French Championships. (they were living in France and had joined that particular French tennis club). There is no need for a consensus if the addition isn't even the French Championships and no source considers it a grand slam. It's so wrong I'm amazed you of all people would be against its removal. You are obviously tennis savvy and wiki experienced... how can you accept this with no backing on any piece of paper? Fyunck(click) (talk) 10:36, 15 January 2008 (UTC)
Anyone who would like to weigh in please do so since a consensus in these tennis groups, as we've seen in the past, is hard to come by. I obviously feel the WHCC has no business being listed on a Grand Slam page that should only include the AO, post-1925 FO, Wim and USO tournaments, like all other encyclopedias. I've never seen any source to the contrary and it seems against wiki policy in my opinion. Tennis Expert (who actually added the info himself a little over a year ago) feels it is a very worthy tournament to fill the void from 1900-1924 and in his opinion should be used as a slam in this article, though with an asterix. He has listed sources that say it was a world-class event but no sources that consider it a grand slam. Opinions??? Fyunck(click) (talk) 09:02, 16 January 2008 (UTC)