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List of Grand Slam related tennis records

The following comprises records and statistics related to the four most prestigious events in tennis called Grand Slam tournaments, also known as majors.

Singles records (since 1877)

Active players in boldface

Men

Women

Most Grand Slam titles (all disciplines)

In the following tables:

  • "S" means singles.
  • "D" means same gender doubles.
  • "M" means mixed doubles.


Top 20 all-discipline titles for men and women

* —   Margaret Court's mixed doubles victories in 1965 and 1969 are valid but shared titles. John Newcomble also has a valid shared title in 1965.


Most wins per Grand Slam event and discipline

Active players in bold

Tournament Discipline Men's titles Women's titles
Australian Championships /
Australian Open
Singles 6 Roy Emerson 11 Margaret Court
Doubles 10 Adrian Quist 12 Thelma Coyne Long
Mixed doubles 4 Harry Hopman
Colin Long
4 Thelma Coyne Long
Nancye Wynne Bolton
Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Nell Hall Hopman
Margaret Court
Total 13 Adrian Quist 23 Margaret Court*
French Championships /
French Open
Singles 9 Rafael Nadal 7 Chris Evert
Doubles 6 Roy Emerson 7 Martina Navratilova
Mixed doubles 3 Ken Fletcher
Jean-Claude Barclay
4 Margaret Court
Total 9 Henri Cochet 13 Margaret Court
Wimbledon Singles 7 William Renshaw
Pete Sampras
Roger Federer
9 Martina Navratilova
Doubles 9 Todd Woodbridge 12 Elizabeth Ryan
Mixed doubles 4 Vic Seixas
Ken Fletcher
Owen Davidson
7 Elizabeth Ryan
Total 13 Lawrence Doherty 20 Billie Jean King
Martina Navratilova
US Championships /
US Open
Singles 7 Bill Larned
Bill Tilden
Richard Sears
8 Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
Doubles 6 Holcombe Ward
Richard Sears
13 Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed doubles 4 Edwin Fischer
Wallace Johnson
Bill Tilden
William Talbert
Marty Riessen
Owen Davidson
Bob Bryan
9 Margaret Osborne duPont
Total 16 Bill Tilden 25 Margaret Osborne duPont
Overall record Singles 17 Roger Federer 24 Margaret Court
Doubles 17 John Newcombe 31 Martina Navratilova
Mixed doubles 11 Owen Davidson 21 Margaret Court
Total 28 Roy Emerson 64 Margaret Court

 * — Margaret Court has won two Grand Slam titles that are validly shared titles due to unplayed finals: the 1965 and 1969 Australian mixed doubles titles.

** — Owen Davidson has won one grand slam title that is a validly shared title due to an unplayed final: the 1965 Australian mixed doubles championships.

Most Grand Slam singles titles and finals (all time)

In the following tables:

  • "AU" means the Australian Open or the Australian Championships.
  • "FR" means the French Open or the French Championships.
  • "WB" means Wimbledon.
  • "US" means the US Open or the United States Championships.
  • "W" means the person was the champion, i.e., the winning finalist.
  • "F" means the person was the runner-up, i.e., the losing finalist.
  • "NP" means that the person was not participating in that particular Grand Slam event.

Chronological list of Grand Slam singles titles leaders

Most Grand Slam singles titles (open era)

The following tables list the persons who have won at least six Grand Slam singles title during his or her career since the beginning of the open era.

Most Grand Slam singles finals (open era)

The following tables list the persons who have reached at least six Grand Slam singles finals during his or her career since the beginning of the open era.

  • Note: The number between brackets is the number of titles won.

Most Grand Slam same gender doubles titles (all time)

Per team (minimum 4 titles)

active players
[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

1The team of René Lacoste and Jean Borotra also won three men's doubles titles at the French Championships.

Per player (minimum 4 titles)

active players
[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

Most Grand Slam mixed doubles titles (all time)

Per team (minimum 3 titles)

# Players AO FO WB US Total
1 Margaret Court (AUS)
Ken Fletcher (AUS)
2 3 4 1 10
2 Billie Jean King (USA)
Owen Davidson (AUS)
0 1 4 3 8
Doris Hart (USA)
Frank Sedgman (AUS)
2 2 2 2 8
4 Doris Hart (USA)
Vic Seixas (USA)
0 1 3 3 7
5 Margaret Court (AUS)
Marty Riessen (USA)
01 1 1 3 5
6 Nell Hall Hopman (AUS)
Harry Hopman (AUS)
4 0 0 0 4
Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)
Neale Fraser (AUS)
0 0 1 3 4
Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)
William Talbert (USA)
0 0 0 4 4
Jana Novotná (CZE)
Jim Pugh (USA)
2 0 1 1 4
Betty Stöve (NET)
Frew McMillan (RSA)
0 0 2 2 4
Nancye Wynne Bolton (AUS)
Colin Long (AUS)
4 0 0 0 4
12 Elizabeth Ryan (USA)
Randolph Lycett (GBR)
0 0 3 0 3
Louise Brough Clapp (USA)
John Bromwich (AUS)
0 0 2 1 3
Alice Marble (USA)
Don Budge (AUS)
0 0 2 1 3
Wendy Turnbull (AUS)
John Lloyd (GBR)
0 1 2 0 3
Thelma Coyne Long (AUS)
George Worthington (AUS)
3 0 0 0 3
Helena Suková (CZE)
Cyril Suk (CZE)
0 1 2 0 3
Anne Smith (USA)
Kevin Curren (RSA)
0 0 1 2 3
Lesley Turner Bowrey (AUS)
Fred Stolle (AUS)
1 0 2 0 3
Françoise Dürr (FRA)
Jean-Claude Barclay (FRA)
0 3 0 0 3
Greer Stevens (RSA)
Bob Hewitt (RSA)
0 0 2 1 3
Esna Boyd Robertson (AUS)
John Hawkes (AUS)
3 0 0 0 3
Marjorie Cox Crawford (AUS)
Jack Crawford (AUS)
3 0 0 0 3
Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR)
Henri Cochet (FRA)
0 2 0 1 3
Leander Paes (IND)
Cara Black (ZIM)
1 0 1 1 3
Mike Bryan (USA)
Lisa Raymond (USA)
0 1 1 1 3

[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

1 = 1 title when including the 1969 Australian Open, the title of which is validly shared with opponents Fred Stolle and Ann Haydon-Jones

Per player

active players
[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

Winning a Grand Slam singles title on the final attempt

Men

The following is a list of the men who won a Grand Slam singles title in their final appearance in a Grand Slam singles tournament after World War I:

  1. Fred Perry: U.S. Championships, 1936
  2. Don Budge: U.S. Championships, 1938
  3. Bobby Riggs: U.S. Championships, 1939
  4. Jack Kramer: U.S. Championships, 1947
  5. Tony Trabert: U.S. Championships, 1955
  6. Ashley Cooper: U.S. Championships, 1958
  7. Pete Sampras: US Open, 2002

Women

The following is a list of the women who won a Grand Slam singles title in their final appearance in a Grand Slam singles tournament:

  1. Daphne Akhurst Cozens: Australian Championships, 1930
  2. Helen Wills Moody: Wimbledon, 1938
  3. Alice Marble: U.S. Championships, 1940
  4. Sarah Palfrey Cooke: U.S. Championships, 1945
  5. Pauline Betz Addie: U.S. Championships, 1946
  6. Maureen Connolly Brinker: Wimbledon, 1954
  7. Doris Hart: U.S. Championships, 1955
  8. Shirley Fry Irvin: Australian Championships, 1957
  9. Althea Gibson: U.S. Championships, 1958
  10. Ann Haydon-Jones: Wimbledon, 1969
  11. Marion Bartoli: Wimbledon, 2013

Winning a Grand Slam singles title without losing a set

The following players have won a Grand Slam singles title without losing a set:

Men

No. Player Grand Slam Seed Matches Sets GW GL % Games
1 Don Budge 1938 Australian Championships 1 5 15 100 60 62.5%
2 Don Budge (2) 1938 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 21 129 48 72.8%
3 John Bromwich 1939 Australian Championships 1 5 15 93 37 71.5%
4 Tony Trabert 1955 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 21 131 60 68.6%
5 Neale Fraser 1960 U.S. National Championships 1 7 21 135 59 69.6%
6 Chuck McKinley 1963 Wimbledon Championships 4 7 21 140 82 63.1%
7 Roy Emerson 1964 Australian Championships 1 6 18 114 60 65.5%
8 Ken Rosewall 1971 Australian Open 2 6 18 114 66 63.3%
9 Ilie Năstase 1973 French Open 2 7 19 115 49 70.1%
10 Björn Borg 1976 Wimbledon Championships 4 7 21 133 70 65.5%
11 Björn Borg (2) 1978 French Open 1 7 21 127 32 79.8%
12 Björn Borg (3) 1980 French Open 1 7 21 126 38 76.8%
13 Roger Federer 2007 Australian Open 1 7 21 132 72 64.7%
14 Rafael Nadal 2008 French Open 2 7 21 128 41 75.7%
15 Rafael Nadal (2) 2010 French Open 2 7 21 130 71 64.7%

Women

No. Player Grand Slam Seed Matches Sets GW GL % Games
1 Suzanne Lenglen 1922 Wimbledon Championships N/A 6 12 75 20 78.9%
2 Suzanne Lenglen (2) 1923 Wimbledon Championships N/A 6 12 72 11 86.7%
3 Suzanne Lenglen (3) 1925 French Championships 1 6 12 72 7 91.1%
4 Suzanne Lenglen (4) 1926 French Championships 1 5 10 60 4 93.8%
5 Helen Wills Moody 1927 Wimbledon Championships
6 Helen Wills Moody (2) 1928 French Championships 1 5 10 60 13 82.2%
7 Helen Wills Moody (3) 1928 Wimbledon Championships
8 Helen Wills Moody (4) 1929 French Championships 1 4 8 49 23 68.1%
9 Helen Wills Moody (5) 1929 Wimbledon Championships
10 Helen Wills Moody (6) 1930 French Championships 1 5 10 60 13 82.2%
11 Helen Wills Moody (7) 1930 Wimbledon Championships
12 Helen Wills Moody (8) 1932 French Championships 1 5 10 66 31 68%
13 Helen Wills Moody (9) 1932 Wimbledon Championships
14 Joan Hartigan Bathurst 1934 Australian Championships 1 5 10 62 24 72.1%
15 Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 1935 French Championships 3 5 10 61 22 73.5%
16 Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling(2) 1936 French Championships 1 5 10 60 16 78.9%
17 Joan Hartigan Bathurst (2) 1936 Australian Championships N/A 3 6 37 21 63.8%
18 Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling(3) 1937 French Championships 1 5 10 60 19 75.9%
19 Dorothy Cheney 1938 Australian Championships 1 4 8 50 26 65.8%
20 Simone Mathieu 1938 French Championships 1 4 8 48 9 84.2%
21 Emily Hood Westacott 1939 Australian Championships 6 4 8 50 23 68.5%
22 Nancye Wynne Bolton 1946 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 21 74.1%
23 Pauline Betz Addie 1946 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 72 20 78.3%
24 Margaret Osborne duPont 1947 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 73 31 70.2%
25 Nancye Wynne Bolton (2) 1947 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 22 73.2%
26 Nancye Wynne Bolton (3) 1948 Australian Championships 1 4 8 48 14 77.4%
27 Margaret Osborne duPont (2) 1949 French Championships 1 5 10 61 26 70.1%
28 Nancye Wynne Bolton (4) 1951 Australian Championships 1 5 10 61 19 76.3%
29 Doris Hart 1951 Wimbledon Championships 3 7 14 86 34 71.7%
30 Doris Hart (2) 1952 French Championships 2 5 10 70 45 60.9%
31 Maureen Connolly Brinker 1953 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 11 84.5%
32 Maureen Connolly Brinker (2) 1953 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 75 19 79.8%
33 Maureen Connolly Brinker (3) 1953 U.S. National Championships
34 Thelma Coyne Long 1954 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 18 76.9%
35 Maureen Connolly Brinker (4) 1954 French Championships 1 5 10 60 14 81.1%
36 Maureen Connolly Brinker (5) 1954 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 73 19 79.3%
37 Louise Brough Clapp 1955 Australian Championships 2 6 12 76 28 73.1%
38 Shirley Fry Irvin 1957 Australian Championships 1 5 10 62 27 69.7%
39 Althea Gibson 1957 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 72 30 70.6%
40 Angela Mortimer Barrett 1958 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 17 77.9%
41 Mary Carter Reitano 1959 Australian Championships 4 5 10 64 32 66.7%
42 Margaret Court 1961 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 20 75.0%
43 Margaret Court (2) 1962 Australian Championships 1 5 10 61 16 79.2%
44 Karen Hantze Susman 1962 Wimbledon Championships 8 7 14 94 55 63.1%
45 Margaret Court (3) 1963 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 17 77.9%
46 Margaret Court (4) 1965 Wimbledon Championships 2 6 12 73 21 77.7%
47 Margaret Court (5) 1966 Australian Championships 1 4 8 53 24 68.8%
48 Nancy Richey Gunter 1967 Australian Championships 1 5 10 55 20 73.3%
49 Billie Jean King 1967 Wimbledon Championships 1 5 10 63 28 69.2%
50 Billie Jean King (2) 1967 U.S. National Championships
51 Evonne Goolagong Cawley 1971 French Open 3 6 12 73 26 73.7%
52 Billie Jean King (3) 1971 US Open 1 6 12 74 29 71.8%
53 Billie Jean King (4) 1972 French Open 3 5 10 60 25 70.6%
54 Chris Evert 1974 French Open 1 7 14 87 36 70.7%
55 Chris Evert (2) 1976 US Open 1 6 12 72 12 83.4%
56 Chris Evert (3) 1977 US Open 1 7 14 86 26 76.8%
57 Chris Evert (4) 1978 US Open 1 6 12 75 33 69.4%
58 Chris Evert (5) 1981 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 85 26 76.6%
59 Martina Navratilova 1983 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 85 25 77.3%
60 Martina Navratilova (2) 1983 US Open 1 7 14 84 19 81.6%
61 Martina Navratilova (3) 1984 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 13 80 35 69.6%
62 Martina Navratilova (4) 1986 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 85 34 71.4%
63 Martina Navratilova (5) 1987 US Open 2 7 14 86 32 72.9%
64 Steffi Graf 1988 Australian Open 1 7 14 86 29 74.8%
65 Steffi Graf (2) 1988 French Open 1 7 14 85 20 81.0%
66 Steffi Graf (3) 1989 Australian Open 1 7 14 84 24 77.8%
67 Martina Navratilova (6) 1990 Wimbledon Championships 2 7 14 84 30 73.7%
68 Monica Seles 1992 US Open 1 7 14 85 27 75.9%
69 Steffi Graf (4) 1994 Australian Open 1 7 14 80 28 74.1%
70 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1994 French Open 2 7 14 85 36 70.2%
71 Mary Pierce 1995 Australian Open 4 7 14 84 30 71.1%
72 Steffi Graf (5) 1996 US Open 1 7 14 88 46 65.7%
73 Martina Hingis 1997 Australian Open 4 7 14 87 37 70.2%
74 Martina Hingis (2) 1997 US Open 1 7 14 85 28 75.2%
75 Lindsay Davenport 1998 US Open 2 7 14 85 32 72.6%
76 Lindsay Davenport (2) 1999 Wimbledon Championships 3 7 14 86 37 69.9%
77 Lindsay Davenport (3) 2000 Australian Open 2 7 14 87 38 69.6%
78 Venus Williams 2001 US Open 4 7 14 84 36 70%
79 Serena Williams 2002 Wimbledon Championships 2 7 14 87 43 66.9%
80 Serena Williams (2) 2002 US Open 1 7 14 85 29 74.6%
81 Justine Henin 2006 French Open 5 7 14 86 39 68.8%
82 Justine Henin (2) 2007 French Open 1 7 14 85 38 69.1%
83 Justine Henin (3) 2007 US Open 1 7 14 86 32 72.9%
84 Maria Sharapova 2008 Australian Open 5 7 14 85 32 72.6%
85 Venus Williams (2) 2008 Wimbledon Championships 7 7 14 89 50 64%
86 Serena Williams (3) 2008 US Open 4 7 14 85 40 68%
87 Serena Williams (4) 2010 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 88 41 68.2%
88 Marion Bartoli 2013 Wimbledon Championships 15 7 14 88 48 64.7%
89 Serena Williams (5) 2014 US Open 1 7 14 84 32 72.4%

Most consecutive singles match wins at Grand Slam tournaments

Maureen Connolly Brinker won 50 consecutive Grand Slam singles matches ending with her title at Wimbledon in 1954.

Reaching all Grand Slam singles finals during the open era

These are the players who have during their open era careers reached the final of all four Grand Slam singles tournaments:

Men
  1. Rod Laver
  2. Ken Rosewall
  3. Ivan Lendl
  4. Stefan Edberg
  5. Jim Courier
  6. Andre Agassi
  7. Roger Federer
  8. Rafael Nadal
  9. Novak Djokovic
Women
  1. Margaret Court
  2. Billie Jean King
  3. Evonne Goolagong Cawley
  4. Chris Evert
  5. Martina Navratilova
  6. Hana Mandlíková
  7. Steffi Graf
  8. Monica Seles
  9. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  10. Martina Hingis
  11. Venus Williams
  12. Serena Williams
  13. Justine Henin
  14. Maria Sharapova

Grand slam champions who saved match points (from 2000)

This is a list of Grand Slam tournament champions who saved at least one match point on their road to win a Major (from 2000)

F= Final, SF= Semi Final, 4R= Fourth Round

Tournament Winner Opponent Round No. of match points saved Match result
2001 French Open Gustavo Kuerten Michael Russell 4R 1[2] 3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–3, 6–1
2002 Australian Open Jennifer Capriati Martina Hingis F 4[3] (Record in GS Finals)[4] 4–6, 7–6, 6–2
2003 Australian Open Serena Williams Kim Clijsters SF 2[5] 4–6, 6–3, 7–5
2003 US Open Andy Roddick David Nalbandian SF 1[6] 6–7, 3–6, 7–6, 6–1, 6–3
2004 French Open Anastasia Myskina Svetlana Kuznetsova 4R 1 6–1, 4–6, 8–6
2004 French Open Gastón Gaudio Guillermo Coria F 2 0–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1, 8–6
2005 Australian Open Serena Williams Maria Sharapova SF 3[7] 2–6, 7–5, 8–6
2005 Australian Open Marat Safin Roger Federer SF 1 5–7, 6–4, 5–7, 7–6, 9–7
2005 French Open Justine Henin-Hardenne Svetlana Kuznetsova 4R 2 7–6, 4–6, 7–5
2005 Wimbledon Venus Williams Lindsay Davenport F 1 4–6, 7–6, 9–7
2009 Wimbledon Serena Williams Elena Dementieva SF 1 6–7, 7–5, 8–6
2011 US Open Novak Djokovic Roger Federer SF 2 6–7, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3, 7–5
2014 Australian Open Li Na Lucie Šafářová 3R 1 1–6, 7–6, 6–3

Players with the fewest first-round losses in Grand Slams

Rank Men Women Number of
1st round losses
1 Björn Borg
Don Budge
Fred Perry
Margaret Court
Chris Evert
Joyce FitchA
Helen Wills Moody
Marie ToomeyB
Nancye Wynne Bolton
None
2 Rafael Nadal
Ken Rosewall
Bill Tilden
Tracy Austin
Doris Hart
Jan Lehane
Suzanne Lenglen
Hana Mandlíková
Mary Carter Reitano
Monica Seles
Serena Williams
1
3 Arthur Ashe
Novak Djokovic
Roy Emerson
Pancho Gonzales
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Kim Clijsters
Louise Brough
2
4 Juan Martín del Potro
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Alex Metreveli
Andy Murray
Lindsay Davenport
Steffi Graf
Martina Hingis
Billie Jean King
Gabriela Sabatini
Maria Sharapova
3
5 Stefan Edberg
Andrés Gimeno
Brian Gottfried
David Nalbandian
Tony Roche
Françoise Dürr
Justine Henin
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Thelma Coyne Long
Kerry Reid
Nancy Richey
Venus Williams
Ana Ivanovic
Caroline Wozniacki
4

Notes:

  • List restricted to players who have reached the finals of Grand Slam tournaments.
  • Most of these players have participated in a number of grand slam events throughout their career with the exception of:
A = Joyce Fitch: only played in 6 Grand Slams
B = Marie Toomey: only played in 5 Grand Slams
  • Active players in bold

Grand Slam participation

Note: active records in bold

See also

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