5 Gods of Tennis

July 4, 2010 Sports

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Most Wimbledon wins -Pete Sampras (7 times)

Pete-Sampras

Pete Sampras won 14 grand slams during his professional career which includes 7 Wimbledons and 5 US open Championships but unfortunately he never won French Open. He and another tennis genius Andre Aggasi were considered arch rivals, both played 34 matches against each other and Sampras was clear winner with 20 wins.

Most Grand slam wins-Roger Federer (16 times)

roger-federer

Roger federer started his career in 1998. Since his first tournament as a professional player he never looked back. He won four Australian Opens, one French Open, six Wimbledon, five US opens with total 16 grand slam titles so far. He is currently ranked as number 1 player in world ranking with 16 grand slams and carrier money estimated US$55,350,778

Most US open wins-Bill Tilden, William Larned and Richard Sears (7 times each)


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US open is one of the oldest tennis Championships in the world. Three American Bill Tilden, William Larned and Richard Sears share the record of winning US Open for 7 times over the time span of 50 years. Richard Sears was undefeated in the U.S. Championships; he won the first of his seven consecutive titles. William Bill also won 3 Wimbledon and played 2 finals of French Open.

Most French open win-Björn Borg (6 times)

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Björn started his professional career at the age of 14; he was also the youngest player ever to represent his country when he was 15. He was also the youngest person to win Wimbledon Championship at the age of 20. Björn Borg in his professional career won 11 grand slams including record for most wins in French Open.

Most Australian open wins-Roy Emerson (6 times)

Roy-Emerson

He was born in Blackbutt, Queensland and later moved to Brisbane with his family. Currently he is living in Newport Beach, California, USA. Roy Emerson won 12 single Grand slams and 16 Grand Slam men’s doubles titles during his career. He also holds the record for most wins in Australian Open.

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  • alex

    hmmm...you forgot one of the best ever. First number one in ATP. Ilie Nastase - the romanian that made magic happen on the field :)

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