The very first champs of tennis are numerous, particularly thinking about that the start of the Open period in 1968. Nevertheless, lots of gamers identified themselves because of the beginning of the 20th century. Throughout the very first editions of different competitions, such as the 4 competitions of the Grand Slam, then reserved for amateur players, which still exist today, the Australian Open, Roland-Garros, Wimbledon, and the United States Open and throughout substantial expert competitors such as Wembley Pro, or the U.S. Pro or the French Pro.
This post unites the most substantial records of tennis, which primarily stayed unidentified from the public and the fans. From the very first start of tennis, the most significant effect in the competitions of the Grand Slam, together with the rankings connected to the number of titles, won by classification or all combined, and single rankings in Grand Slam competitions.
- The longest professional tennis match
“6/4, 3/6, 6/7, 7/6, 70/68” – 11 hours and 5 minutes of the game! On Thursday 24 June 2010, John Isner and Nicolas Mahut entered the history of tennis by making a titanic encounter in the first round of Wimbledon. The longest professional tennis match, the most significant number of games (183) and the most points scored (980) in a game, or the biggest number of aces played in a game (216), both players dropped many records in this marathon.
If records are meant to be broken, it is becoming more complicated over time. Although with Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic, the story continues to be written.
- Tennis is full of thousands of statistics that give life to sometimes improbable records. Roger Federer thus holds close to a hundred. From our point of view, these are the seven most impressive and significant.
- Most titles in Grand Slam: 20
- Number of consecutive Grand Slam finals: 10
- More Grand Slam quarterfinals: 54
- Most weeks as Number One worldwide: 303
- Oldest number one player in the World: 36 years, 6 months and 11 days
- The only player to have won all four Grand Slam tournaments on five different surfaces
- No game lost on abandon for 18 years
- We continue our tennis rankings after the first exchanges at Roland Garros. Female tennis is less popular than its male counterpart, but it is still impressive. Here Comes the time to give you the ranking of the tennis champions who have won a Grand Slam tournament more than once since 1884.
- Maureen Connolly (USA) – 9 wins
- Monica Seles (Yugoslavia then USA) – 9 wins and 4 losses in the final
- Suzanne Lenglen (France) – 12 wins and 1 defeat in the final
- Billie Jean King (USA) – 12 wins and 6 losses in the final
- Martina Navrátilová (Czechoslovakia then the USA – – 18 victories and 14 finals lost
- Chris Evert (USA) – 18 wins and 16 finals lost
- Helen Wills Moody (USA) – 19 wins and 3 losses in the final
- Steffi Graf (Germany) – 22 wins
- Serena Williams (USA) – 23 wins and 6 finals lost
- Margaret Smith Court (Australia) – 24 victories
- Ken Rosewall, youngest and oldest Australian Open winner
Australian tennis legend Ken Rosewall is the youngest but also the oldest Australian Open winner. Rosewall, born on November 2, 1934, won 8 Grand Slam tournaments (4 under the Open era from 1969) including 4 Australian Open. His first home title, The Sydney native won in 1953 at 18 years and 2 months, dominating his compatriot Mervyn Rose (6/0, 6/3, 6/4). Nineteen years later, at 37 years and 2 months, he won the Australian Open for the fourth time against Mal Anderson (7/6, 6/3, 7/5) and remains the oldest winner of the tournament.
- The greatest player of the ATP circuit
In the very first beginnings of playing tennis, Ivo Karlovic became the man with the most aces (10,247) on the ATP circuit by dethroning Goran Ivanisevic. This fantastic record brings Karlovic into the legend. A look at these other unusual world tennis records.