To win a Grand Slam title is something every tennis player dreams of from the day they start. Here are the top grand slam winners of all time

Tennis top Grand Slam winners of all-time, Details.

Despite the difficulty of winning a Grand Slam tournament, a number of names have dominated on the biggest stage throughout the years. 

The past two decades have in particular seen a number of names cement their place in history by winning a record number of Grand Slam titles. 

Tennis top Grand Slam winners of all-time, Details.

In running order, the four Grand Slam events held each year are: Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.  

The French Open is played on clay, Wimbledon on grass and remaining two are competed on hard courts. 

Wimbledon is the oldest Grand Slam event, founded in 1877, followed by the US Open four years later, the French Open in 1891, and the Australian Open in 1905. 

Most men’s singles Grand Slam titles won by a player

Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams currently hold the record for most Grand Slam titles in their respective singles fields. 

Tennis top Grand Slam winners of all-time, Details.

Player Grand Slam titles          
Rafael Nadal 22
Novak Djokovic         21
Roger Federer 20
Pete Sampras 14
Bjorn Borg 11
Jimmy Connors 8
Ivan Lendl 8
Andre Agassi 8
John McEnrow 7
Mats Wilander 7

Nadal only recently became the sole holder of the men’s singles record after edging past Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic with his 2022 Australian Open triumph.

He then extended his lead at the French Open, before Djokovic pulled back within one at Wimbledon.

Most women’s singles Grand Slam titles won by a player

The term ‘Grand Slam’ actually relates to the achievement of winning all four tournaments in the same year. 

Winning one title is hard enough, but winning all four straight is extremely difficult. 

Tennis top Grand Slam winners of all-time, Details.

Player      Grand Slam titles       
Serena Williams 23
Steffi Graf 22
Chris Evert 18
Martina Navratilova 18
Monica Seles 9
Evonne Goolagong 7
Justine Henin 7
Venus Williams 7
Martina Hingis 5
Maria Sharapova 5

American Don Budge was the first to achieve a Grand Slam in 1938, with Australian Rod Laver the only other men’s singles player to repeat the feat. 

Maureen Connolly was the first woman to pull it off in the women’s singles when she did so in 1953. Margaret Court and Steffi Graf are the only other players to have done the same since. 

Dylan Alcott was the last player to complete a Grand Slam in 2021 when he did so in the wheelchair quad singles. 

By Rishabh

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