Top 10 Tennis Players All Time – male and female

A list of the top 10 male tennis players of all time.

Page updated November 2013

tennisRoger Federer (1981 – )

  • 17 Grand slams (7* Wimbledon titles)
  • Held world no.1 seed for 302 weeks
  • Olympic gold in doubles (2008)
  • 77 career titles

tennisBjorn Borg (1956 – )

  • 11 Grand slam titles
  • 5 consecutive Wimbledon titles
  • 6 French open titles
  • 64 career titles

tennisJohn McEnroe (1959 – )

  • 9 Grand slam singles titles
  • 11 Grand slam doubles titles
  • 71 career titles

tennisPete Sampras (1971 – )

  • 14 grand slam titles
  • 5 * US open titles
  • 7 * Wimbledon titles
  • 64 career titles

tennisRod Laver (1938 – )

  • 11 grand slams
  • Won grand slam (all 4 titles in 1962 and 1969
  • 200 career titles

tennisAndre Agassi (1970 – )

  • 8 Grand slam titles
  • 4 Australian opens
  • 60 career titles
  • Olympic gold (1996)

tennisIvan Lendl (1960 – )

  • 8 Grand slam single titles
  • 19 Grand slam single finals
  • 94 career single titles

tennisBoris Becker (1967 – )

  • 6 grand slam singles titles
  • 49 career titles
  • Youngest player (17) to win Wimbledon

tennisArthur Ashe (1943-1993)

  • 3 grand slam titles
  • 37 career titles

tennisFred Perry (1909 – 1995)

  • 8 grand slams (in short amateur career)
  • 2 pro-slam titles
  • First player to win all grand slam titles

Top 10 Female Tennis Players of All Time

tennisMartina Navratilova (1956 – )

  • 18 grand slam titles
  • 31 major doubles titles
  • 9 Wimbledon single titles
  • 167 single titles, 177 double titles

tennisSerena Williams (1981 – )

  • 17 single grand slam titles
  • 15 double titles
  • Olympic gold medal (2012

tennisMargaret Smith Court (1942 – ) Australian

  • Won 24 Grand slam titles.
  • Won all 4 Grand slams in 1970.
  • Also won 19 doubles and 21 mixed double titles.
  • 192 total career titles.

tennisSteffi Graf (1969 – )

  • 22 grand slam single titles
  • 7 * Wimbledon titles
  • World no.1 for 377 weeks
  • 107 career titles

tennisBillie Jean King (1943 – )

  • 12 single grand slam titles
  • 27 double titles
  • 129 career titles
  • Founder of women’s tennis association

tennisChris Evert (1954 – )

  • 18 grand slam single titles
  • 3 double titles
  • 157 single titles in career

tennisHelen Wills Moody (1905 – 1998)

  • 20 grand slam single titles
  • 2 Olympic gold (single + double) 1924
  • From 1919 to 1938, she won 398–35 (0.919) match record

tennisVenus Williams (1980 – )

  • 7 grand slam singles titles
  • 15 grand slam doubles titles
  • 4 Olympic golds (1 singles, 3 doubles)
  • 44 career titles

tennisMonica Seles (1973 – )

  • 8 grand slam singles titles before she was 20.
  • 53 career titles
  • 4 * Australian opens

tennisEvonne Goolagong Cawley (1951 – )

  • 7 grand slam singles titles
  • 7 grand slam doubles titles
  • 68 career titles

 

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