Men’s And Womens Singles Tennis Grand Slam Winners

Men’s And Womens Singles Tennis Grand Slam Winners

Rod Laver Has Won Men’s Singles Grand Slam On Two Occasions

Victor P Taffa

Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam.

Years That Each Major Championships began:

  • Australian Open in 1905,
  • French Open in 1891,
  • Wimbledon in 1877,
  • US Open in 1881.

Men’s Singles Grand Slam

Only two players have been able to win all four Majors in a single year. Rod Laver achieved this on two occasions.

Year                Player

1969                Rod Laver (AUS)

1962                Rod Laver (AUS)

1938                Don Budge (USA)

 

Women’s Singles Grand Slam

Only three players have been able to win all four Majors in a single year.

Year                Player

1988*              Steffi Graf (WEG)

1970                Margaret Court (AUS)

1953                Maureen Connolly (USA)

*Golden Slam (also won the Olympic Gold medal)

 

Abbreviations

AUS                Australia

USA                United States of America

WEG               West Germany