List of Grand Slam women's singles champions

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Margaret Court
Margaret Court has 24 singles majors, an all time record
Steffi Graf – winner of 22 Major Titles, and the only woman to win the Golden Slam (in 1988).
Helen Wills Moody – winner of 19 Major titles, the first woman to win more than 10 titles.
Martina Navratilova won 18 titles, tied for the second most with Chris Evert in the Open Era just behind Steffi Graf.
A blonde-haired female tennis player with multi-colored shorts and a black shirt, with the tennis racket out in front of her
Chris Evert has won 18 Major titles, tied for the second most with Martina Navratilova in the Open Era just behind Steffi Graf.
Serena Williams is the winner of 17 Major titles

List of Women's singles Grand Slam tournaments tennis champions. Note that some major changes have taken place over the years that have affected how many titles have been won by various players. Most notable included the elimination of the challenge round in 1922, the opening of the French national championships to international competition in 1925, and the allowing in of professional players in 1968 (the start of the 'Open' era).[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Champions by year[edit]

Year Australia Australian Open France French Open United Kingdom Wimbledon United States US Open
1884
started in 1922
started in 1897
 GBR: Maud Watson (1/2)
started in 1887
1885 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Maud Watson (2/2) tournament not created
1886 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard (1/6) tournament not created
1887 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Lottie Dod (1/5)  USA: Ellen Hansell
1888 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Lottie Dod (2/5) United States Bertha Townsend (1/2)
1889 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard (2/6) United States Bertha Townsend (2/2)
1890 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Helen Rice United States Ellen Roosevelt
1891 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Lottie Dod (3/5) United Kingdom Mabel Cahill (1/2)
1892 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Lottie Dod (4/5) United Kingdom Mabel Cahill (2/2)
1893 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Lottie Dod (5/5) United States Aline Terry
1894 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard (3/6) United States Helen Hellwig
1895 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry (1/5) United States Juliette Atkinson (1/3)
1896 tournament not created tournament not created United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry (2/5) United States Elisabeth Moore (1/4)
1897 tournament not created  FRA: Masson, AdineAdine Masson * United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard (4/6) United States Juliette Atkinson (2/3)
1898 tournament not created France Masson, AdineAdine Masson * United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry (3/5) United States Juliette Atkinson (3/3)
1899 tournament not created France Masson, AdineAdine Masson * United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard (5/6) United States Marion Jones (1/2)
1900 tournament not created France Prévost, HélèneHélène Prévost * United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard (6/6) United States Myrtle McAteer
1901 tournament not created France Girod, P.P. Girod * United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry (4/5) United States Elisabeth Moore (2/4)
1902 tournament not created France Masson, AdineAdine Masson * United Kingdom Muriel Robb United States Marion Jones (2/2)
1903 tournament not created France Masson, AdineAdine Masson * United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers (1/7) United States Elisabeth Moore (3/4)
1904 tournament not created France Gillou, KateKate Gillou * United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers (2/7) United States May Sutton Bundy (1/3)
1905 tournament not created France Gillou, KateKate Gillou * United States May Sutton Bundy (2/3) United States Elisabeth Moore (4/4)
1906 tournament not created France Gillou-Fenwick, KateKate Gillou-Fenwick * United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers (3/7) United States Helen Homans
1907 tournament not created France Kermel, Comtesse deComtesse de Kermel * United States May Sutton Bundy (3/3) United States Evelyn Sears
1908 tournament not created France Gillou-Fenwick, KateKate Gillou-Fenwick * United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry (5/5) United States Maud Barger-Wallach
1909 tournament not created France Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * United Kingdom Dora Boothby United States Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (1/4)
1910 tournament not created France Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers (4/7) United States Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (2/4)
1911 tournament not created France Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers (5/7) United States Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (3/4)
1912 tournament not created France Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * United Kingdom Ethel Thomson Larcombe United States Mary Browne (1/3)
1913 tournament not created France Broquedis, MargueriteMarguerite Broquedis * United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers (6/7) United States Mary Browne (2/3)
1914 tournament not created France Broquedis, MargueriteMarguerite Broquedis * United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers (7/7) United States Mary Browne (3/3)
1915 tournament not created no competition no competition United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (1/8)
1916 tournament not created no competition no competition United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (2/8)
1917 tournament not created no competition no competition United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (3/8)
1918 tournament not created no competition no competition United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (4/8)
1919 tournament not created no competition France Suzanne Lenglen (1/8) United States Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (4/4)
1920 tournament not created France Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * France Suzanne Lenglen (2/8) United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (5/8)
1921 tournament not created France Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * France Suzanne Lenglen (3/8) United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (6/8)
1922  AUS: Margaret Molesworth (1/2) France Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * France Suzanne Lenglen (4/8) United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (7/8)
1923 Australia Margaret Molesworth (2/2) France Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * France Suzanne Lenglen (5/8) United States Helen Wills Moody (1/19)
1924 Australia Sylvia Lance Harper France Vlasto, JulieJulie Vlasto * United Kingdom Kathleen McKane Godfree (1/2) United States Helen Wills Moody (2/19)
1925 Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens (1/5) France Suzanne Lenglen (6/8) France Suzanne Lenglen (7/8) United States Helen Wills Moody (3/19)
1926 Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens (2/5) France Suzanne Lenglen (8/8) United Kingdom Kathleen McKane Godfree (2/2) United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (8/8)
1927 Australia Esna Boyd Robertson  NLD: Kornelia Bouman United States Helen Wills Moody (4/19) United States Helen Wills Moody (5/19)
1928 Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens (3/5) United States Helen Wills Moody (6/19) United States Helen Wills Moody (7/19) United States Helen Wills Moody (8/19)
1929 Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens (4/5) United States Helen Wills Moody (9/19) United States Helen Wills Moody (10/19) United States Helen Wills Moody (11/19)
1930 Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens (5/5) United States Helen Wills Moody (12/19) United States Helen Wills Moody (13/19) United Kingdom Betty Nuthall Shoemaker
1931 Australia Coral McInnes Buttsworth (1/2)  DEU: Cilly Aussem (1/2) Germany Cilly Aussem (2/2) United States Helen Wills Moody (14/19)
1932 Australia Coral McInnes Buttsworth (2/2) United States Helen Wills Moody (15/19) United States Helen Wills Moody (16/19) United States Helen Jacobs (1/5)
1933 Australia Joan Hartigan Bathurst (1/3) United Kingdom Margaret Scriven Vivian (1/2) United States Helen Wills Moody (17/19) United States Helen Jacobs (2/5)
1934 Australia Joan Hartigan Bathurst (2/3) United Kingdom Margaret Scriven Vivian (2/2) United Kingdom Dorothy Round Little (1/3) United States Helen Jacobs (3/5)
1935 United Kingdom Dorothy Round Little (2/3)  DEU: Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1/3) United States Helen Wills Moody (18/19) United States Helen Jacobs (4/5)
1936 Australia Joan Hartigan Bathurst (3/3) Germany Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (2/3) United States Helen Jacobs (5/5) United States Alice Marble (1/5)
1937 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (1/6) Germany Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (3/3) United Kingdom Dorothy Round Little (3/3)  CHL: Anita Lizana de Ellis
1938 United States Dorothy Bundy Cheney France Simone Mathieu (1/2) United States Helen Wills Moody (19/19) United States Alice Marble (2/5)
1939 Australia Emily Hood Westacott France Simone Mathieu (2/2) United States Alice Marble (3/5) United States Alice Marble (4/5)
1940 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (2/6) no competition no competition United States Alice Marble (5/5)
1941 no competition  LUX: Alice Weiwers ††† no competition United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke (1/2)
1942 no competition Luxembourg Alice Weiwers ††† no competition United States Pauline Betz Addie (1/5)
1943 no competition France Simone Iribarne Lafargue ††† no competition United States Pauline Betz Addie (2/5)
1944 no competition France Raymonde Veber Jones ††† no competition United States Pauline Betz Addie (3/5)
1945 no competition   SUI: Lolette Payot ††† no competition United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke (2/2)
1946 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (3/6) United States Margaret Osborne duPont (1/6) United States Pauline Betz Addie (4/5) United States Pauline Betz Addie (5/5)
1947 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (4/6) United States Patricia Canning Todd United States Margaret Osborne duPont (2/6) United States Louise Brough Clapp (1/6)
1948 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (5/6) France Nelly Landry United States Louise Brough Clapp (2/6) United States Margaret Osborne duPont (3/6)
1949 United States Doris Hart (1/6) United States Margaret Osborne duPont (4/6) United States Louise Brough Clapp (3/6) United States Margaret Osborne duPont (5/6)
1950 United States Louise Brough Clapp (4/6) United States Doris Hart (2/6) United States Louise Brough Clapp (5/6) United States Margaret Osborne duPont (6/6)
1951 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (6/6) United States Shirley Fry Irvin (1/4) United States Doris Hart (3/6) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (1/9)
1952 Australia Thelma Coyne Long (1/2) United States Doris Hart (4/6) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (2/9) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (3/9)
1953 United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (4/9) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (5/9) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (6/9) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (7/9)
1954 Australia Thelma Coyne Long (2/2) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (8/9) United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (9/9) United States Doris Hart (5/6)
1955 Australia Beryl Penrose United Kingdom Angela Mortimer Barrett (1/3) United States Louise Brough Clapp (6/6) United States Doris Hart (6/6)
1956 Australia Mary Carter Reitano (1/2) United States Althea Gibson (1/5) United States Shirley Fry Irvin (2/4) United States Shirley Fry Irvin (3/4)
1957 United States Shirley Fry Irvin (4/4) United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer Brasher United States Althea Gibson (2/5) United States Althea Gibson (3/5)
1958 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer Barrett (2/3)  HUN: Körmöczy Zsuzsi United States Althea Gibson (4/5) United States Althea Gibson (5/5)
1959 Australia Mary Carter Reitano (2/2) United Kingdom Christine Truman Janes  BRA: Maria Bueno (1/7) Brazil Maria Bueno (2/7)
1960 Australia Margaret Court (1/24) United States Darlene Hard (1/3) Brazil Maria Bueno (3/7) United States Darlene Hard (2/3)
1961 Australia Margaret Court (2/24) United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones (1/3) United Kingdom Angela Mortimer Barrett (3/3) United States Darlene Hard (3/3)
1962 Australia Margaret Court (3/24) Australia Margaret Court (4/24) United States Karen Hantze Susman Australia Margaret Court (5/24)
1963 Australia Margaret Court (6/24) Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey (1/2) Australia Margaret Court (7/24) Brazil Maria Bueno (4/7)
1964 Australia Margaret Court (8/24) Australia Margaret Court (9/24) Brazil Maria Bueno (5/7) Brazil Maria Bueno (6/7)
1965 Australia Margaret Court (10/24) Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey (2/2) Australia Margaret Court (11/24) Australia Margaret Court (12/24)
1966 Australia Margaret Court (13/24) United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones (2/3) United States Billie Jean King (1/12) Brazil Maria Bueno (7/7)
1967 United States Nancy Richey (1/2) France Françoise Dürr United States Billie Jean King (2/12) United States Billie Jean King (3/12)
1968 United States Billie Jean King (4/12) United States Nancy Richey (2/2)
open tennis begins
United States Billie Jean King (5/12) United Kingdom Virginia Wade (1/3)
1969 Australia Margaret Court (14/24) Australia Margaret Court (15/24) United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones (3/3) Australia Margaret Court (16/24)
1970 Australia Margaret Court (17/24) Australia Margaret Court (18/24) Australia Margaret Court (19/24) Australia Margaret Court (20/24)
1971 Australia Margaret Court (21/24) Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1/7) Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (2/7) United States Billie Jean King (6/12)
1972 United Kingdom Virginia Wade (2/3) United States Billie Jean King (7/12) United States Billie Jean King (8/12) United States Billie Jean King (9/12)
1973 Australia Margaret Court (22/24) Australia Margaret Court (23/24) United States Billie Jean King (10/12) Australia Margaret Court (24/24)
1974 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (3/7) United States Chris Evert (1/18) United States Chris Evert (2/18) United States Billie Jean King (11/12)
1975 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (4/7) United States Chris Evert (3/18) United States Billie Jean King (12/12) United States Chris Evert (4/18)
1976 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (5/7) United Kingdom Sue Barker United States Chris Evert (5/18) United States Chris Evert (6/18)
1977 Australia Kerry Melville Reid (Jan)
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (6/7) (Dec)
 YUG: Mima Jaušovec United Kingdom Virginia Wade (3/3) United States Chris Evert (7/18)
1978 Australia Chris O'Neil ††  ROU: Virginia Ruzici United States Martina Navratilova (1/18) United States Chris Evert (8/18)
1979 United States Barbara Jordan †† United States Chris Evert (9/18) United States Martina Navratilova (2/18) United States Tracy Austin (1/2)
1980  TCH: Hana Mandlíková (1/4) †† United States Chris Evert (10/18) Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (7/7) United States Chris Evert (11/18)
1981 United States Martina Navratilova (3/18) †† Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (2/4) United States Chris Evert (12/18) United States Tracy Austin (2/2)
1982 United States Chris Evert (14/18) †† United States Martina Navratilova (4/18) United States Martina Navratilova (5/18) United States Chris Evert (13/18)
1983 United States Martina Navratilova (8/18) †† United States Chris Evert (15/18) United States Martina Navratilova (6/18) United States Martina Navratilova (7/18)
1984 United States Chris Evert (16/18) †† United States Martina Navratilova (9/18) United States Martina Navratilova (10/18) United States Martina Navratilova (11/18)
1985 United States Martina Navratilova (13/18) †† United States Chris Evert (17/18) United States Martina Navratilova (12/18) Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (3/4)
1986 no competition United States Chris Evert (18/18) United States Martina Navratilova (14/18) United States Martina Navratilova (15/18)
1987 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (4/4)  FRG: Steffi Graf (1/22) United States Martina Navratilova (16/18) United States Martina Navratilova (17/18)
1988 West Germany Steffi Graf (2/22) West Germany Steffi Graf (3/22) West Germany Steffi Graf (4/22) West Germany Steffi Graf (5/22)
1989 West Germany Steffi Graf (6/22)  ESP: Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1/4) West Germany Steffi Graf (7/22) West Germany Steffi Graf (8/22)
1990 West Germany Steffi Graf (9/22) Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (1/9) United States Martina Navratilova (18/18)  ARG: Gabriela Sabatini
1991 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (2/9) Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (3/9) Germany Steffi Graf (10/22) Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (4/9)
1992 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (5/9) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (6/9) Germany Steffi Graf (11/22) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (7/9)
1993 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (8/9) Germany Steffi Graf (12/22) Germany Steffi Graf (13/22) Germany Steffi Graf (14/22)
1994 Germany Steffi Graf (15/22) Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (2/4) Spain Conchita Martínez Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (3/4)
1995 France Mary Pierce (1/2) Germany Steffi Graf (16/22) Germany Steffi Graf (17/22) Germany Steffi Graf (18/22)
1996 United States Monica Seles (9/9) Germany Steffi Graf (19/22) Germany Steffi Graf (20/22) Germany Steffi Graf (21/22)
1997 Switzerland Martina Hingis (1/5)  CRO: Iva Majoli Switzerland Martina Hingis (2/5) Switzerland Martina Hingis (3/5)
1998 Switzerland Martina Hingis (4/5) Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (4/4)  CZE: Jana Novotná United States Lindsay Davenport (1/3)
1999 Switzerland Martina Hingis (5/5) Germany Steffi Graf (22/22) United States Lindsay Davenport (2/3) United States Serena Williams (1/17)
2000 United States Lindsay Davenport (3/3) France Mary Pierce (2/2) United States Venus Williams (1/7) United States Venus Williams (2/7)
2001 United States Jennifer Capriati (1/3) United States Jennifer Capriati (2/3) United States Venus Williams (3/7) United States Venus Williams (4/7)
2002 United States Jennifer Capriati (3/3) United States Serena Williams (2/17) United States Serena Williams (3/17) United States Serena Williams (4/17)
2003 United States Serena Williams (5/17)  BEL: Justine Henin (1/7) United States Serena Williams (6/17) Belgium Justine Henin (2/7)
2004 Belgium Justine Henin (3/7)  RUS: Anastasia Myskina Russia Maria Sharapova (1/5) Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (1/2)
2005 United States Serena Williams (7/17) Belgium Justine Henin (4/7) United States Venus Williams (5/7) Belgium Kim Clijsters (1/4)
2006 France Amélie Mauresmo (1/2) Belgium Justine Henin (5/7) France Amélie Mauresmo (2/2) Russia Maria Sharapova (2/5)
2007 United States Serena Williams (8/17) Belgium Justine Henin (6/7) United States Venus Williams (6/7) Belgium Justine Henin (7/7)
2008 Russia Maria Sharapova (3/5)  SRB: Ana Ivanovic United States Venus Williams (7/7) United States Serena Williams (9/17)
2009 United States Serena Williams (10/17) Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (2/2) United States Serena Williams (11/17) Belgium Kim Clijsters (2/4)
2010 United States Serena Williams (12/17)  ITA: Francesca Schiavone United States Serena Williams (13/17) Belgium Kim Clijsters (3/4)
2011 Belgium Kim Clijsters (4/4)  CHN: Li Na (1/2) Czech Republic Petra Kvitová (1/2) Australia Samantha Stosur
2012  BLR: Victoria Azarenka (1/2) Russia Maria Sharapova (4/5) United States Serena Williams (14/17) United States Serena Williams (15/17)
2013 Belarus Victoria Azarenka (2/2) United States Serena Williams (16/17) France Marion Bartoli United States Serena Williams (17/17)
2014 China Li Na (2/2) Russia Maria Sharapova (5/5) Czech Republic Petra Kvitová (2/2)
Legend
Player won all 4 Grand Slam tournaments in the same year
Player won 3 Grand Slam tournaments in the same year
Player won 2 Grand Slam tournaments in the same year
Italicsclub members or citizens only
* considered a non-slam event by a majority of authorities
† The French Championships opened itself to international competitors and renamed as Championnats Internationaux de France (de tennis).
†† Australian Open held in December
††† Not recognized because France was under German control[11]

Statistics[edit]

Winners by decade[edit]

Most Grand Slam singles titles[edit]

All time (5 or more)[edit]

Rank Player Total Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1 Australia Margaret Court 24 11 5 3 5
2 Germany Steffi Graf 22 4 6 7 5
3 United States Helen Wills Moody 19 0 4 8 7
4 United States Chris Evert 18 2 7 3 6
= United States Martina Navratilova 18 3 2 9 4
6 United States Serena Williams 17 5 2 5 5
7 United States Billie Jean King 12 1 1 6 4
8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 9 4 3 0 2
= United States Maureen Connolly Brinker 9 1 2 3 3
10 France Suzanne Lenglen 8 0 2 6 0
= Norway Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 8 0 0 0 8
12 Brazil Maria Bueno 7 0 0 3 4
= Australia Evonne Goolagong 7 4 1 2 0
= Belgium Justine Henin 7 1 4 0 2
= United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers 7 0 0 7 0
= United States Venus Williams 7 0 0 5 2
17 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton 6 6 0 0 0
= United States Louise Brough Clapp 6 1 0 4 1
= United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6 0 2 1 3
= United States Doris Hart 6 1 2 1 2
= United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard 6 0 0 6 0
22 United States Pauline Betz Addie 5 0 0 1 4
= United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry 5 0 0 5 0
= Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens 5 5 0 0 0
= United Kingdom Lottie Dod 5 0 0 5 0
= United States Althea Gibson 5 0 1 2 2
= Switzerland Martina Hingis 5 3 0 1 1
= United States Helen Jacobs 5 0 0 1 4
= United States Alice Marble 5 0 0 1 4
= Russia Maria Sharapova 5 1 2 1 1

Open Era (2 or more)[edit]

Rank Player Total Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1 Germany Steffi Graf 22 4 6 7 5
2 United States Chris Evert 18 2 7 3 6
= United States Martina Navratilova 18 3 2 9 4
4 United States Serena Williams 17 5 2 5 5
5 Australia Margaret Court 11 4 3 1 3
6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 9 4 3 0 2
7 United States Billie Jean King 8 0 1 4 3
8 Australia Evonne Goolagong 7 4 1 2 0
= Belgium Justine Henin 7 1 4 0 2
= United States Venus Williams 7 0 0 5 2
11 Switzerland Martina Hingis 5 3 0 1 1
= Russia Maria Sharapova 5 1 2 1 1
13 Belgium Kim Clijsters 4 1 0 0 3
= Czech Republic Hana Mandlíková 4 2 1 0 1
= Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 0 3 0 1
16 United States Jennifer Capriati 3 2 1 0 0
= United States Lindsay Davenport 3 1 0 1 1
= United Kingdom Virginia Wade 3 1 0 1 1
19 United States Tracy Austin 2 0 0 0 2
= Belarus Victoria Azarenka 2 2 0 0 0
= Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 2 0 1 0 1
= Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 2 0 0 2 0
= China Li Na 2 1 1 0 0
= France Amélie Mauresmo 2 1 0 1 0
= France Mary Pierce 2 1 1 0 0

1 Grand Slam winners during the Open era: United States Nancy Richey Gunter, United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones, United Kingdom Sue Barker, Australia Kerry Melville Reid, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec, Australia Chris O'Neil, Romania Virginia Ruzici, United States Barbara Jordan, Argentina Gabriela Sabatini, SpainConchita Martínez, Croatia Iva Majoli, Czech Republic Jana Novotná, Russia Anastasia Myskina, Serbia Ana Ivanovic, Italy Francesca Schiavone, Australia Samantha Stosur and France Marion Bartoli

Bold: Active players

Most singles wins per Grand Slam tournament[edit]

Total winners by country[edit]

Unique winners by country (open era)[edit]

In the last 44 years, 41 different women have won one or more major singles title.

Country Players Names
 Argentina 1 Gabriela Sabatini
 Australia 5 Margaret Court, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Chris O'Neil, Kerry Melville Reid, Samantha Stosur
 Belarus 1 Victoria Azarenka
 Belgium 2 Kim Clijsters, Justine Henin
 China 1 Li Na
 Croatia 1 Iva Majoli
 Czechoslovakia 1 Hana Mandlíková
 Czech Republic 2 Jana Novotná, Petra Kvitová
 France 3 Marion Bartoli, Amélie Mauresmo, Mary Pierce
 Germany 1 Steffi Graf
 Italy 1 Francesca Schiavone
 Romania 1 Virginia Ruzici
 Russia 3 Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Myskina, Maria Sharapova
 Serbia 1 Ana Ivanovic
 Spain 2 Conchita Martínez, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
 Switzerland 1 Martina Hingis
 United Kingdom 3 Sue Barker, Ann Haydon-Jones, Virginia Wade
 United States 11 Tracy Austin, Jennifer Capriati, Lindsay Davenport, Chris Evert, Barbara Jordan, Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova, Nancy Richey Gunter, Monica Seles, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/ Yugoslavia 2 Mima Jaušovec, Monica Seles

Total Winners by continent[edit]

Most consecutive Grand Slam singles titles[edit]

Titles Player Years
6 United States Maureen Connolly Brinker 1952–53
Australia Margaret Court 1969–71
United States Martina Navratilova 1983–84
5 Germany Steffi Graf 1988–89
4 Germany Steffi Graf 1993–94
United States Serena Williams 2002–03
3 United States Helen Wills Moody 1928
United States Helen Wills Moody 1929
Australia Margaret Court 1965–66
United States Billie Jean King 1967–68
United States Billie Jean King 1972
United States Chris Evert 1982–83
Germany Steffi Graf 1989–90
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles 1991–92
Germany Steffi Graf 1995
Germany Steffi Graf 1996
Switzerland Martina Hingis 1997–98

Completed the Grand Slam[edit]

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

Player Year
United States Maureen Connolly Brinker
1953
Australia Margaret Court
1970
Germany Steffi Graf
1988*
  • Golden Slam (also won Olympic women's singles tennis tournament in Seoul, South Korea)[12]

Winners of the Career Grand Slam[edit]

(Date listed is the year the player first won each tournament. Last one marked in bold)

Player Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
Maureen Connolly Brinker 1953 1953 1952 1951
Doris Hart 1949 1950 1951 1954
Shirley Fry Irvin 1957 1951 1956 1956
Margaret Court 1960 1962 1963 1962
Billie Jean King 1968 1972 1966 1967
Chris Evert 1982 1974 1974 1975
Martina Navratilova 1981 1982 1978 1983
Steffi Graf 1988 1987 1988 1988
Serena Williams 2003 2002 2002 1999
Maria Sharapova 2008 2012 2004 2006

Winners of three Grand Slam tournaments in the same calendar year[edit]

Winners of two Grand Slam tournaments in the same calendar year[edit]

Winning a Grand Slam singles tournament without losing a set (open era)[edit]

Chronological timeline (by player)[edit]

*   Achieved the most number of times
#   Achieved at three different Grand slam tournaments

^ Years are italicized where a player won more than once in a calendar year

Country Player Times Grand Slam Tournaments
Australia Australian Open France French Open United Kingdom Wimbledon United States US Open
 Australia Margaret Court 3 1970, 1973 1969
 Australia Evonne Goolagong 4 1975, 1976, 1977 (Dec)  * 1971
 United States Billie Jean King 3 1972^ 1971, 1972^
 United States Chris Evert  # 5 1974 1981 1976, 1977, 1978  *
 Australia Chris O'Neil 1 1978
 United States Martina Navratilova 6* 1983^, 1984, 1986, 1990  * 1983^, 1987
 Germany Steffi Graf  # 5 1988^, 1989, 1994  * 1988^ 1996
 Yugoslavia Monica Seles 1 1992
 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1 1994
 France Mary Pierce 1 1995
  Switzerland Martina Hingis 2 1997^ 1997^
 United States Lindsay Davenport  # 3 2000 1999 1998
 United States Venus Williams 2 2008 2001
 United States Serena Williams 4 2002^, 2010 2002^, 2008
 Belgium Justine Henin 3 2006, 2007^  * 2007^
 Russia Maria Sharapova 1 2008  1 - -
 France Marion Bartoli 1 2013  1
Total per Grand slam tournaments: 13 7 10 16

Decade breakdown[edit]

Decades Times Player(s)
1960s 1 Australia Margaret Court
1970s 14 United States Chris Evert (4), Australia Evonne Goolagong (4), United States Billie Jean King (3), Australia Margaret Court (2), Australia Chris O’Neil
1980s 9 United States Martina Navratilova (5), Germany Steffi Graf (3), United States Chris Evert
1990s 10 United States Lindsay Davenport (2), Germany Steffi Graf (2), Switzerland Martina Hingis (2), United States Martina Navratilova, France Mary Pierce, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles, Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
2000s 10 Belgium Justine Henin (3), United States Serena Williams (3), United States Venus Williams (2), United States Lindsay Davenport, Russia Maria Sharapova
2010s 2 United States Serena Williams, France Marion Bartoli

All countrywomen in final (Open era)[edit]

Only four countries: Australia, United States, Belgium and Russia, have had two countrywomen play in a Grand Slam final that took place after 1968.

Tournament Winner Runner-up
1970 Australian Open Australia Margaret Court Australia Kerry Melville Reid
1971 Australian Open Australia Margaret Court Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
1971 French Open Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia Helen Gourlay Cawley
1971 Wimbledon Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia Margaret Court
1971 US Open United States Billie Jean King United States Rosemary Casals
1973 Australian Open Australia Margaret Court Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
1973 Wimbledon United States Billie Jean King United States Chris Evert
1973 US Open Australia Margaret Court Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
1977 Australian Open (January) Australia Kerry Melville Reid Australia Dianne Fromholtz Balestrat
1977 Australian Open (December) Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia Helen Gourlay Cawley
1978 Wimbledon United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1978 US Open United States Chris Evert United States Pam Shriver
1979 Wimbledon United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1979 US Open United States Tracy Austin United States Chris Evert
1979 Australian Open United States Barbara Jordan United States Sharon Walsh
1981 US Open United States Tracy Austin United States Martina Navratilova
1983 US Open United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1984 US Open United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1981 Australian Open United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1982 Australian Open United States Chris Evert United States Martina Navratilova
1982 French Open United States Martina Navratilova United States Andrea Jaeger
1982 Wimbledon United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1983 Australian Open United States Martina Navratilova United States Kathy Jordan
1983 Wimbledon United States Martina Navratilova United States Andrea Jaeger
1984 French Open United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1984 Wimbledon United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1985 Australian Open United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1985 French Open United States Chris Evert United States Martina Navratilova
1985 Wimbledon United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
1986 French Open United States Chris Evert United States Martina Navratilova
1990 Wimbledon United States Martina Navratilova United States Zina Garrison
2000 Wimbledon United States Venus Williams United States Lindsay Davenport
2000 US Open United States Venus Williams United States Lindsay Davenport
2001 US Open United States Venus Williams United States Serena Williams
2002 French Open United States Serena Williams United States Venus Williams
2002 Wimbledon United States Serena Williams United States Venus Williams
2002 US Open United States Serena Williams United States Venus Williams
2003 Australian Open United States Serena Williams United States Venus Williams
2003 French Open Belgium Justine Henin Belgium Kim Clijsters
2003 Wimbledon United States Serena Williams United States Venus Williams
2003 US Open Belgium Justine Henin Belgium Kim Clijsters
2004 Australian Open Belgium Justine Henin Belgium Kim Clijsters
2004 French Open Russia Anastasia Myskina Russia Elena Dementieva
2004 US Open Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia Elena Dementieva
2005 Australian Open United States Serena Williams United States Lindsay Davenport
2005 Wimbledon United States Venus Williams United States Lindsay Davenport
2008 Wimbledon United States Venus Williams United States Serena Williams
2009 French Open Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia Dinara Safina
2009 Wimbledon United States Serena Williams United States Venus Williams

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ ESPN Sports Almanac 2006, page 814
  2. ^ World Book Encyclopedia 2008 T p166a
  3. ^ Compton Encyclopedia 1975 ST p301
  4. ^ Concord Encyclopedia
  5. ^ CBS Sports "[1]"
  6. ^ Top End Sports "[2]"
  7. ^ BNP Tennis "[3]"
  8. ^ Getlisty Tennis "[4]"
  9. ^ USA Today Tennis "[5]"
  10. ^ Tennis 28 Slams "[6]"
  11. ^ Robertson, Max (1974). The Encyclopedia Of Tennis. Viking Press. pp. 375–377. 
  12. ^ http://www.wtatennis.com/players/player/2718