Who is No 1 in female tennis?
Who is the current women's world No. 1? Iga Swiatek remains the current world number one after replacing the retired Ashleigh Barty earlier this year. The Polish 21-year-old recently won the 2022 US Open to further cement her place at the top of the rankings.
Serena Williams is the GOAT of tennis with73 singles titles, 23 doubles titles, two mixed doubles titles and four Olympic gold medals but her impact extends beyond the court. Seventy-three singles titles. Twenty-three doubles titles.
- Venus Williams. ...
- Billie Jean King. ...
- Monica Seles. ...
- Chris Evert. ...
- Margaret Court. ...
- Martina Navratilova. Wikimedia Commons.
- Steffi Graf. Chris Eason, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons.
- Serena Williams. By Sascha Wenninger, Melbourne, Australia via Wikimedia commons.
Arguably the greatest female tennis player of all time, Serena Williams is set to ride into the sunset with 23 Grand Slam singles titles to her name - the most by any player in the Open Era. Only the legendary Margaret Court, with 24 Slams, has won more but 13 of these were from the Amateur Era (pre-1968).
Considered by many to be the most dominant female tennis player of all time, Serena Williams has won at least one Grand Slam singles title in three different decades. In the Open Era, no man or woman has won more than her tally of 23 Grand Slam singles titles.
1. Serena Williams. Arguably the all-time GOAT, Serena Williams currently holds 23 grand slam titles, second only to the great Margaret Court. Serena has shone both on the singles and doubles court, winning 14 grand slam doubles titles (all of which were alongside her sister Venus).
- Maria Sharapova.
- Chris Evert.
- Caroline Wozniacki.
- Daniela Hantuchova.
- Maria Kirilenko.
- Dominika Cibulkova.
- Ashley Harkleroad.
- Sania Mirza.
Federer narrowly bests Nadal as most popular men's tennis star. Behind Federer, Spaniard Rafael Nadal and retired American Andre Agassi each had the next highest favorability rating (69%), followed by retired Americans Pete Sampras (66%) and ESPN tennis broadcaster John McEnroe (65%) to round out the top five.
Which country is No 1 in tennis?
|Germany||1||28 January 1991|
|Greece||3||9 August 2021|
|Guam||1591||30 July 2018|
|Guatemala||275||30 September 2013|
The Golden Slam, or Golden Grand Slam, is a term created in 1988 when Steffi Graf won all four Grand Slam tournaments and the gold medal in tennis at the Summer Olympics in the same calendar year.
Roger Federer has the overall record of most tennis Grand Slam singles matches won, with 369 victories during his career. He has 35 more than Novak Djokovic (Serbia) in second place. Federer first broke this record back in 2012, when he surpassed Jimmy Connors' (USA) total of 233.
Combining the Grand Slam and the non-calendar-year Grand Slam, only eight singles players on 11 occasions achieved the feat of being the reigning champion of all four majors, three men (Don Budge, Rod Laver, Novak Djokovic) and five women (Maureen Connolly, Margaret Court, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Serena ...
|Player||Total||Pro Slam tournaments|
|Ken Rosewall||23||1963, 1965|
Only once before had the Cardinals hit two grand slams in one game - Jim Bottomley and Chick Hafey did it in 1929. No Cardinal had ever hit two homers in one inning although one St. Louis Browns player, Kenny Williams, had two in an inning in 1922.
The single-season leaders with 6 grand slams each are Don Mattingly of the New York Yankees in 1987 and Travis Hafner of the Cleveland Indians in 2006.
In singles, the Career Super Slam has been earned by two people: Andre Agassi, United States, the competition winning the Career Super Slam was the 1999 French Open. Serena Williams, United States, the 2012 Olympics.
Venus has five Olympic medals (one silver, four gold), the most won by any tennis player, male or female, in the Open era. Serena ranks second, with four gold medals.
Venus has won 49 singles titles over the course of her career, and Serena won 73. The Williams sisters are the only two women during the Open Era to contest four consecutive major finals: from the 2002 French Open to the 2003 Australian Open. Serena won all four of these finals.
Who is the richest current tennis player?
|Roger Federer||$550 million|
|Serena Williams||$250 Million|
|Novak Djokovic||$220 million|
|Rafael Nadal||$220 Million|
Leading 50 female tennis players worldwide as of September 2022, based on the WTA ranking points.
|Characteristic||World Ranking Points|
Carlos Alcaraz is the current men's world number one. The Spaniard won the 2022 US Open to secure top spot and became the youngest male to ever be crowned world No. 1 in the process.
Novak Djokovic has spent the most weeks as world No. 1, a record total 373 weeks. Roger Federer has the record of 237 consecutive weeks at No. 1. Djokovic also holds the record for the most year-end No. 1 rankings, achieving the feat for seven years (including the pandemic-shortened season).
In the Open Era, since the inclusion of the professional tennis players, Martina Navratilova (1978–1979, 1982–1987, 1990) holds the record for most victories with nine.
Serena Williams is the winner of 23 Major singles titles – Open Era record. Steffi Graf – winner of 22 Major singles titles, and the only person to win the Golden Slam (1988).
Steffi Graf spent 377 weeks at the top of the WTA ranking, the most of any player.
Serena Williams says she has not retired from tennis and the chances of her returning are 'very high' Serena Williams says she has not retired from tennis and that the chances of her returning are "very high" after she previously indicated that she would step away from the sport.
Venus has five Olympic medals (one silver, four gold), the most won by any tennis player, male or female, in the Open era. Serena ranks second, with four gold medals. They are a perfect 14-0 in grand slam doubles finals.
Who is the best tennis player on earth?
|Rank||Player||Hall of Fame|
#1. Lionel Messi (PSG & Argentina) (Total Football Goals: 799) 27 Nov. 2022.