Men’s Major Tennis Championship Singles Title Winners

Men’s Major Tennis Championship Singles Title Winners

Roger Federer Has Now Won 20 Men’s Major Tennis Championship Singles Titles

Victor P Taffa

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

Grand Slam itinerary consists of

  • Australian Open in mid January,
  • French Open in May and June,
  • Wimbledon in July,
  • US Open in August and September.

Each Major Championship is played over a 2 week period.

Major Championships Surfaces played on

  • Australian Open played on hard court,
  • French Open played on clay,
  • Wimbledon is played on grass,
  • US Opens are played on hard court.

Years That Each Major Championships began:

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

Term Grand Slam, without qualification, and also originally, refers to the achievement of winning all 4 major championships within a single calendar year within one of the 5 events:

  • Men’s singles;
  • Women’s singles;
  • Men’s doubles;
  • Women’s doubles;
  • Mixed doubles.

In doubles, one team may accomplish a Grand Slam playing together or one player may achieve it with different partners.

 

Most Men’s Major Tennis Championship Singles Titles (5 or more)

All Time

Player                Total         Australian Open        French Open              Wimbledon                US Open

Roger Federer (SWI)              20                    6                                  1                                  8                                  5

Rafael Nadal (SPA)                16                    1                                  10                                2                                  3

Pete Sampras (USA)               14                    2                                  0                                  7                                  5

Roy Emerson (AUS)               12                    6                                  2                                  2                                  2

Novak Djokovic (SER)           12                    6                                  1                                  3                                  2

Rod Laver (AUS)                   11                    3                                  2                                  4                                  2

Bjorn Borg (SWE)                  11                    0                                  6                                  5                                  0

Bill Tilden (USA)                   10                    0                                  0                                  3                                  7

Fred Perry (UK)                      8                      1                                  1                                  3                                  3

Ken Rosewall (AUS)              8                      4                                  2                                  0                                  2

Jimmy Connors (USA)           8                      1                                  0                                  2                                  5

Ivan Lendl (CZE)                   8                      2                                  3                                  0                                  3

Andre Agassi (USA)              8                      4                                  1                                  1                                  2

Richard Sears (USA)              7                      0                                  0                                  0                                  7

William Renshaw (UK)          7                      0                                  0                                  7                                  0

William Larned (USA)           7                      0                                  0                                  0                                  7

Rene Lacoste (FRA)               7                      0                                  3                                  2                                  2

Henri Cochet (FRA)               7                      0                                  4                                  2                                  1

John Newcombe (AUS)          7                      2                                  0                                  3                                  2

John McEnroe (USA)             7                      0                                  0                                  3                                  4

Mats Wilander (SWE)            7                      3                                  3                                  0                                  1

Laurence Doherty (UK)          6                      0                                  0                                  5                                  1

Anthony Wilding (NZ)           6                      2                                  0                                  4                                  0

Jack Crawford (AUS)             6                      4                                  1                                  1                                  0

Don Budge (USA)                  6                      1                                  1                                  2                                  2

Stefan Edberg (SWE)             6                      2                                  0                                  2                                  2

Boris Becker (WEG, GER)    6                      2                                  0                                  3                                  1

Frank Sedgman (AUS)           5                      2                                  0                                  1                                  2

Tony Trabert (USA)                5                      0                                  2                                  1                                  2

 

Most Singles Titles By Major Championship

All Time

Major Championship           Wins               Player (s)

Australian Open                    6                      Roy Emerson (AUS)

                                                        6                      Novak Djokovic (SER)

                                                        6                      Roger Federer (SWI)

French Open                          10                    Rafael Nadal (SPA)

Wimbledon                            8                      Roger Federer (SWI)

US Open                                 7                      Richard Sears (USA)

                                                     7                      William Larned (USA)

                                                     7                      Bill Tilden (USA)

 

Abbreviations

AUS                Australia

CZE                Czechoslovakia

FRA                France

GER                Germany

SER                 Serbia

SPA                 Spain

SWE                Sweden

SWI                 Switzerland

UK                  United Kingdom

USA                United States of America

WEG               West Germany