The Grand Slam championships are the majors in tennis world. They are among the four important tennis tournaments that world sees every year. The other three majors are the Australian Open, French Open, and Wimbledon. August and September are the months of Grand Slam and the world waits for it eagerly. Here, we are going to tell you the top tennis players who have won the maximum number of grand slams to date.
Martina Navratilova – 31 Grand Slam Doubles Title
Navratilova has registered an impressive thirty-one Grand Slam doubles wins with different partners in her entire career. She has also secured 177 doubles titles. She recorded her maximum number of 21 major wins between 1981 and 1989 when paired with Pam Shriver.
Serena Williams: 23 Grand Slams Title
Serena Williams is unquestionably one of the most talented female players of all time. She has won a total of twenty-three Grand Slam titles in her overall tennis career. After her victory at the 2017 Australian Open, she acquired the rank at the top place.
Out of her 23 titles, seven of them came at the Wimbledon and the Australian Open, six of them at the U.S. Open, and remaining three at French Open titles. Serena Williams, and her sister Venus Williams, have jointly secured fourteen Grand Slam doubles titles.
Roger Federer – 20 Grand Slams
With a record-breaking twenty Grand Slam titles in his name, Roger Federer occupies the top place in men’s category as of date. He has consecutively won five times at Wimbledon from 2003 to 2007, and five consecutive Grand Slam titles at the US Open between 2004 and 2008.
His victory at Wimbledon in 2009 brought him his 15th Grand Slam title. He has also won twenty major singles titles that are the most by any player in tennis history. He succeeded in securing top place in the ATP Rankings throughout his tennis career.
Spaniard Rafael Nadal – 19 Grand Slams
Nadal is the second player who has recorded the maximum major titles in his name after Federer. Nadal is the only player who has won five consecutive major titles at the French Open between 2010 and 2014.
He had earlier won four consecutive major titles from 2005 to 2008. In all, Nadal has won 19 Major titles including twelve French Open titles at Roland Garros. This achievement made him the only male player to have won double-digit titles at any specific Major event.
Pete Sampras – 14 Grand Slams
Pete Sampras is another popular tennis player who has won fourteen major titles in his name. Out of fourteen titles, he has won seven of them at Wimbledon. This is a world record with which he retired.
Andre Agassi: 4 Grand Slams
Andre Agassi has won a total of four major titles and one Olympic Gold Medal in a single’s category. He has been the first player in men’s category to have completed the Career Grand Slam on 3 different types of surfaces. He is the first player to win the Career Golden Slam.
These are some of the most victorious tennis players who have registered major wins in this prestigious competition. If you are a tennis fan, then this list would help you enhance your knowledge of the sport.