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This is a list of Women's Tennis Association (WTA) records since its inception in 1973. Some tournaments from the predecessor tour, the Virginia Slims Circuit, are also included for completeness. The Virginia Tour Circuit started in September 1970 and was replaced in 1973 by the WTA. For a full list of Open Era records (1968–present) see Tennis records of the Open Era - Women's Singles.

These tables include only official WTA tour and Virginia Slims Circuit events.

Grand Slam singles career records (1973–present)[edit]

Notes:

  • Grand Slam tournaments began long before the WTA was formed. Therefore some of the players' full Grand Slam statistics are higher than what is listed here, which is only an account of the Grand slam records during the existence of the WTA tour.
  • These statistics were compiled from each players individual Grand Slam tournament performances past and present.

Player totals[edit]

Active players in bold

Titles #
1. West Germany Steffi Graf 22
2. United States Chris Evert 18
United States Martina Navratilova
4. United States Serena Williams 17
5. United States Monica Seles 9
6. Belgium Justine Henin 7
United States Venus Williams
8. Switzerland Martina Hingis 5
Australia Evonne Goolagong
Russia Maria Sharapova
11. Belgium Kim Clijsters 4
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlikova
Spain Arantxa Sánchez
Finals #
1. United States Chris Evert 34
2. United States Martina Navratilova 32
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 31
4. United States Serena Williams 21
5. United States Venus Williams 14
6. United States Monica Seles 13
7. Belgium Justine Henin 12
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Spain Arantxa Sánchez
Australia Evonne Goolagong
11. Russia Maria Sharapova 9
Semifinals #
1. United States Chris Evert 52
2. United States Martina Navratilova 44
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 37
4. United States Serena Williams 24
5. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 21
6. Switzerland Martina Hingis 19
United States Venus Williams
Australia Evonne Goolagong
9. United States Monica Seles 18
United States Lindsay Davenport
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Russia Maria Sharapova
Quarterfinals #
1. United States Chris Evert 54
2. United States Martina Navratilova 53
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 42
4. United States Serena Williams 37
5. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 34
6. United States Venus Williams 33
7 United States Monica Seles 31
United States Lindsay Davenport
9. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 28
10. Switzerland Martina Hingis 24
Match Wins #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 314
2. United States Chris Evert 305
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 280
4. United States Serena Williams 252
5. United States Venus Williams 218
6. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 212
7. United States Lindsay Davenport 198
8. United States Monica Seles 181
9. Spain Conchita Martínez 174
10. Argentina Gabriella Sabatini 164
Appearances #
1. United States Amy Frazier 71
2. United States Martina Navratilova 67
3. Spain Conchita Martínez 64
4. Japan Ai Sugiyama 63
United States Venus Williams
6. Switzerland Patty Schnyder 59
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
8. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 58
9. Spain Virginia Ruano 57
10. United States Chris Evert 56
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
United States Serena Williams
Italy Francesca Schiavone

Consecutive streaks[edit]

Active streaks in bold

Titles #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 6
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 5
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 4
United States Serena Williams
5. United States Chris Evert 3
West Germany Steffi Graf
West Germany Steffi Graf (2)
West Germany Steffi Graf (3)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Finals #
1. West Germany Steffi Graf 13
2. United States Martina Navratilova 11
3. United States Chris Evert 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles
5. West Germany Steffi Graf 5
Switzerland Martina Hingis
7. United States Martina Navratilova 4
United States Chris Evert
Spain Arantxa Sánchez
United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
Belgium Justine Henin
Semifinals #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 19
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 15
3. United States Chris Evert 11
Switzerland Martina Hingis
5. United States Chris Evert 9
6. United States Chris Evert 7
7. West Germany Steffi Graf 6
United States Serena Williams
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles
10. United States Martina Navratilova 5
Belgium Kim Clijsters
Belgium Justine Henin
Australia Evonne Goolagong
Quarterfinals #
1. West Germany Steffi Graf 19
United States Martina Navratilova
3. Argentina Gabriella Sabatini 15
4. United States Chris Evert 11
Switzerland Martina Hingis
6. United States Lindsay Davenport 10
7. United States Chris Evert 9
West Germany Steffi Graf
United States Serena Williams
Match Wins #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 45
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 40
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 33
United States Serena Williams
5. West Germany Steffi Graf 27
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles
7. West Germany Steffi Graf 26
Switzerland Martina Hingis
9. West Germany Steffi Graf 21
10. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 20
United States Chris Evert
Appearances #
1. Japan Ai Sugiyama 62
2. Italy Francesca Schiavone 56
3. France Nathalie Dechy 54
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
5. Switzerland Patty Schnyder 52
6. Russia Elena Dementieva 46
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
8. United States Jill Craybas 45
9. France Marion Bartoli 44
10. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 43
France Sandrine Testud

Most singles titles per Grand Slam in the Open Era (2 or more)[edit]

Active players in bold

Australian Open #
1. United States Serena Williams 5
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 4
= Australia Margaret Court
= Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles
= Australia Evonne Goolagong
6. United States Martina Navratilova 3
= Switzerland Martina Hingis
8. United States Chris Evert 2
= Czech Republic Hana Mandlíková
= United States Jennifer Capriati
= Belarus Victoria Azarenka
French Open #
1. United States Chris Evert 7
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 6
3. Belgium Justine Henin 4
4. Australia Margaret Court 3
= Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles
= Spain Arantxa Sánchez
7. United States Serena Williams 2
= United States Martina Navratilova
= Russia Maria Sharapova
Wimbledon #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 9
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 7
3. United States Serena Williams 5
= United States Venus Williams
5. United States Billie Jean King 4
6. United States Chris Evert 3
7. Australia Evonne Goolagong 2
= Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
US Open #
1. United States Chris Evert 6
2. United States Serena Williams 5
= West Germany Steffi Graf
4. United States Martina Navratilova 4
5. United States Billie Jean King 3
= Australia Margaret Court
= Belgium Kim Clijsters
8. United States Venus Williams 2
= Belgium Justine Henin
= Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles
= United States Tracy Austin

Match wins per Grand Slam tournament[edit]

As of July 4, 2014.

Australian Open #
1. United States Serena Williams 61
2. United States Lindsay Davenport 56
3. Switzerland Martina Hingis 52
4. United States Martina Navratilova 49
5. West Germany Steffi Graf 47
6. United States Monica Seles 43
= Belgium Kim Clijsters 43
8. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 42
= Russia Maria Sharapova 42
10. United States Venus Williams 41
11. United States Mary Joe Fernandez 39
French Open #
1. West Germany Steffi Graf 84
2. United States Chris Evert 72
= Spain Arantxa Sánchez 72
4. Spain Conchita Martinez 62
5. United States Monica Seles 54
6. United States Martina Navratilova 53
7. Russia Maria Sharapova 50
8. United States Serena Williams 47
9. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 45
10. Argentina Gabriella Sabatini 42
= United States Venus Williams 42
Wimbledon #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 121
2. United States Chris Evert 98
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 74
4. United States Venus Williams 73
5. United States Serena Williams 72
6. Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 50
7. United States Lindsay Davenport 49
8. Argentina Gabriella Sabatini 42
= United Kingdom Virginia Wade 42
10. Russia Maria Sharapova 41
11. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 41
US Open #
1. United States Chris Evert 103
2. United States Martina Navratilova 91
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 75
4. United States Serena Williams 72
5. United States Venus Williams 63
6. United States Lindsay Davenport 62
7. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 56
8. United States Monica Seles 54
9. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 51
10. United States Zina Garrison 47

Winning percentages[edit]

Winning percentage in individual Grand Slam tournaments[edit]

As of July 4, 2014.

Australian Open % * W–L
1. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 91.49 43–4
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 88.67 47–6
3. United States Chris Evert 88.23 30–4
4. Switzerland Martina Hingis 88.13 52–7
5. United States Serena Williams 87.14 61–9
6. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 86.35 45–7
7. Belgium Kim Clijsters 82.69 43–9
8. Belgium Justine Henin 82.60 38–8
9. United States Jennifer Capriati 82.35 28–6
10. Belarus Victoria Azarenka 82.05 32–7
* Minimum + 20 wins
French Open % * W–L
1. United States Chris Evert 92.31 72–6
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 89.36 84–10
3. Belgium Justine Henin 88.37 38–5
4. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 87.10 54–8
5. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 84.70 72–13
6. Russia Maria Sharapova 83.33 50-10
7. United States Serena Williams 82.46 47–10
8. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 82.25 51–11
9. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 80.35 45–11
10. United States Jennifer Capriati 79.59 39–10
* Minimum + 30 wins
Wimbledon % * W–L
1. West Germany Steffi Graf 91.35 74–7
2. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 89.63 121–14
3. United States Serena Williams 87.80 72–10
4. United States Chris Evert 86.23 96–15
5. United States Venus Williams 85.88 73–12
6. Australia Evonne Goolagong 83.33 40–8
United States Billie Jean King 83.33 30–6
8. United States Lindsay Davenport 80.32 49–12
9. Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 79.36 50–13
10. Russia Maria Sharapova 78.85 41-11
* Minimum + 30 wins
US Open % * W–L
1. United States Chris Evert 89.38 101–12
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 89.28 75–9
3. United States Serena Williams 88.88 72–9
4. United States Tracy Austin 88.57 31–4
5. Belgium Kim Clijsters 86.36 38–6
6. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 84.12 53–10
7. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 83.96 89–17
8. United States Venus Williams 83.78 62–12
9. United States Billie Jean King 83.33 30–6
Belgium Justine Henin 83.33 35–7
* Minimum + 30 wins

Source: WTA player career statistics: and WTA Tour Archive 2012:Accessed 01/23/2012

Winning percentage in all Grand Slam tournaments[edit]

No Matches %* W–L
1. West Germany Steffi Graf 89.44 280–32
2. United States Chris Evert 88.99 299–37
3. United States Serena Williams 86.60 252–39
4. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 86.20 305–49
5. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 85.37 181–31
6. Belgium Justine Henin 83.43 141–28
7. United States Billie Jean King 82.60 95–22
8 Switzerland Martina Hingis 82.41 150–32
9. Belgium Kim Clijsters 81.10 133–31
10. Russia Maria Sharapova 80.60 162-39
* Minimum + 90 wins
Finals %* W–L
1. United States Serena Williams 80.95 17–4
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 70.97 22–9
3. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 69.23 9–4
4. Belgium Justine Henin 58.33 7–5
5. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 56.25 18–14
6. Russia Maria Sharapova 55.55 5-4
7. United States Chris Evert 52.94 18–16
8. United States Venus Williams 50.00 7–7
9. Australia Evonne Goolagong 41.67 5–7
Switzerland Martina Hingis 41.67 5–7
* Minimum + 5 titles.

WTA Tour singles career records (1973–present)[edit]

WTA singles titles and finals[edit]

Titles #
1. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 167
2. United States Chris Evert 157
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 107
4. United States Serena Williams 60
5. United States Lindsay Davenport 55
6. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 53
7. United States Venus Williams 45
8. Switzerland Martina Hingis 43
Belgium Justine Henin
10. Belgium Kim Clijsters 41
Titles (active players) #
1. United States Serena Williams 60
2. United States Venus Williams 45
3. Russia Maria Sharapova 32
4. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 22
5. Belarus Victoria Azarenka 17
6. Serbia Ana Ivanovic 14
7. Serbia Jelena Janković 13
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Russia Nadia Petrova
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Finals #
1. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 239
2. United States Chris Evert 226
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 138
4. United States Lindsay Davenport 93
5. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 85
6. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 77
United States Serena Williams 77
8. United States Venus Williams 73
9. Switzerland Martina Hingis 68
10. Belgium Justine Henin 61
Finals (active players) #
1. United States Serena Williams 77
2. United States Venus Williams 73
3. Russia Maria Sharapova 54
4. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 35
5. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 33
6. Belarus Victoria Azarenka 32
Serbia Jelena Jankovic
8. Russia Vera Zvonareva 30
9. Russia Nadia Petrova 24
10. Italy Flavia Pennetta 23

Most titles / finals at a single tournament[edit]

# Titles Tournament Years
12 United States Martina Navratilova Chicago 1978–83, 1986–88, 1990–92
11 United States Martina Navratilova Eastbourne 1978, 1982–86, 1988–91, 1993
9 United States Martina Navratilova Washington 1975, 1977–78, 1982–83, 1985–86, 1988, 1990
United States Martina Navratilova Wimbledon 1978–79, 1982–87, 1990
United States Martina Navratilova Dallas 1979–83, 1985–87, 1990
Germany Steffi Graf German Open 1986–89, 1991–94, 1996
8 United States Chris Evert Family Circle 1974–78, 1981, 1984–85
United States Martina Navratilova WTA Tour Finals 1978–79, 1981, 1983–86twice in 1986
United States Martina Navratilova Los Angeles 1978, 1980–81, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992–93
7 United States Chris Evert French Open 1974–75, 1979–80, 1983, 1985–86
United States Martina Navratilova Orlando 1974, 1980–85
Germany Steffi Graf Wimbledon 1988–89, 1991–93, 1995–96
United States Serena Williams Miami Masters 2002-04, 2007–08, 2013–14
# Finals Tournament Years
14 United States Martina Navratilova Chicago 1975, 1978–83, 1986–88, 1990–93
United States Martina Navratilova WTA Tour Finals 1975, 1978–86,twice in 1986 1989, 1991–92
13 United States Martina Navratilova Eastbourne 1978–79, 1982–87, 1988–91, 1993
12 United States Martina Navratilova Wimbledon 1978–79, 1982–90, 1994
11 United States Martina Navratilova Washington 1975, 1977–1980, 1982–1983, 1985–1986, 1988, 1990
United States Martina Navratilova Dallas 1975–76, 1979–83, 1985–87, 1990
United States Martina Navratilova Los Angeles 1977–81, 1983, 1986, 1989–90, 1992–93
Germany Steffi Graf German Open 1985–89, 1990–94, 1996
10 United States Chris Evert Wimbledon 1973-74, 1976,1978–82,1984–85
9 Germany Steffi Graf Wimbledon 1987–89, 1991–93, 1995–96, 1999
Germany Steffi Graf French Open 1987–90, 1992–93, 1995–96, 1999
Germany Steffi Graf Florida 1986–89, 1991–95
United States Chris Evert French Open 1973–75, 1979–80, 1983–86
United States Chris Evert Family Circle 1974–78, 1981, 1984–86
United States Chris Evert US Open 1975–80, 1982–84
United States Martina Navratilova Houston 1976–80, 1983, 1985, 1987–88
United States Martina Navratilova Stuttgart 1979, 1981–83, 1986–88, 1991–92
United States Martina Navratilova West Classic 1979–80, 1984, 1988, 1990–94
United States Serena Williams Miami Masters 1999, 2002–04, 2007–09, 2013-14

Most Titles Won In A Season in Open Era[edit]

Consecutive titles[edit]

  • Active players in bold
Winning in a row Years #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 1984 13
West Germany Steffi Graf 1988-89
3. Australia Margaret Court 1972–73 12
4. West Germany Steffi Graf 1989–90 11
Belgium Kim Clijsters 2004-05
6. United States Chris Evert 1974 10
United States Venus Williams 2001-02
Belgium Justine Henin 2003-05
Belgium Justine Henin 2007-08
10. Australia Margaret Court 1970 9
United States Chris Evert 1975-76
United States Martina Navratilova 1986
13. United States Chris Evert 1981 8
United States Martina Navratilova 1983
West Germany Steffi Graf 1986
United States Serena Williams 2012-13
Winning at least one a year Years #
1. Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 1974–94 21
2. United States Chris Evert 1971–88 18
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 1986–99 14
4. Russia Maria Sharapova 2003–14 12
5. United Kingdom Virginia Wade 1968–78 11
Australia Evonne Goolagong 1970–80
7. Australia Margaret Court 1968–76 9
Italy Sandra Cecchini 1984–92
Spain Arantxa Sánchez 1988–96
Spain Conchita Martínez 1988–96
United States Lindsay Davenport 1993–01
France Amélie Mauresmo 1999-07

Sources: Except for the information concerning active players, the source for the all-time table is the '2012 Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Official Guide'. Court and Wade began their careers and were winning events long before the open era started in 1968; therefore, the statistics shown above do not reflect their entire careers. For example, the Billie Jean King career statistics Wikipedia article lists 129 career singles titles for King. And an external website claims that Court won 197 and Wade won 68 career singles titles and 2010 Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Official Guide, compiled by the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, page 163.

Matches won and winning percentages[edit]

All surfaces[edit]

Played #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 1661
2. United States Chris Evert 1455
3. United Kingdom Virginia Wade 1168
4. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 1054
5. Spain Conchita Martínez 1036
6. Germany Steffi Graf 1017
7. France Nathalie Tauziat 971
8. Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 960
9. United States Lindsay Davenport 947
10. Italy Francesca Schiavone 943
Won #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 1442
2. United States Chris Evert 1309
3. Germany Steffi Graf 902
4. United Kingdom Virginia Wade 839
5. Spain Arantxa Sánchez 759
6. United States Lindsay Davenport 753
7. Spain Conchita Martínez 739
8. Australia Evonne Goolagong 704
9. United States Billie Jean King 695
10. United States Serena Williams 658
Played (active) #
1. Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 960
2. Italy Francesca Schiavone 943
3. France Stéphanie Foretz 922
4. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová 881
5. Italy Flavia Pennetta 880
6. Serbia Jelena Janković 861
7. Spain Lourdes Domínguez 857
8. Czech Republic Klára Koukalová 855
9. Russia Nadia Petrova 836
10. Spain Anabel Medina 829
= United States Venus Williams 829
Won (active) #
1. United States Serena Williams 658
2. United States Venus Williams 655
3. Serbia Jelena Janković 560
4. Italy Francesca Schiavone 544
5. Russia Maria Sharapova 543
= Italy Flavia Pennetta 543
7 Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 540
8. Russia Nadia Petrova 533
9. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová 524
10. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 513
= France Stéphanie Foretz 513

Match wins per court type[edit]

Career winning percentage[edit]

  • Note that the figures below represent career winning percentages of players that are retired (regular font) as well as current active players (boldface). The latter are subject to change and do not reflect the final figure.
All surfaces W–L % *
1. Australia Margaret Court 593–56 91.17
2. United States Chris Evert 1309–146 90.00
3. Germany Steffi Graf 902–115 88.69
4. United States Martina Navratilova 1442–219 86.82
5. United States Serena Williams 658–117 84.90
6. United States Monica Seles 595–122 82.98
7. Belgium Justine Henin 525–115 82.03
8. United States Billie Jean King 695–155 81.76
9. Australia Evonne Goolagong 704–165 81.01
10. Russia Maria Sharapova 543–129 80.80
* Minimum + 500 wins

Single season winning percentage[edit]

Winning streaks[edit]

Tour Year End Championships[edit]

Titles # Years
1. United States Martina Navratilova 8 1978, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 (2)
2. Germany Steffi Graf 5 1987, 1989, 1993, 1995, 1996
3. United States Chris Evert 4 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977
United States Serena Williams 4 2001, 2009, 2012, 2013
5. United States Monica Seles 3 1990, 1991, 1992
Belgium Kim Clijsters 3 2002, 2003, 2010
Finals #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 14
2. United States Chris Evert 8
3. Germany Steffi Graf 6
United States Serena Williams
5. United States Monica Seles 4
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Switzerland Martina Hingis
United States Lindsay Davenport
Semifinals #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 16
2. United States Chris Evert 9
3. Germany Steffi Graf 9
4. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 7
5. United States Serena Williams 6
Appearances #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 21
2. United States Chris Evert 13
Germany Steffi Graf
Spain Arantxa Sánchez
5. United States Zina Garrison 12
Match Won #
1. United States Martina Navratilova 60
2. United States Chris Evert 34
3. Germany Steffi Graf 31
4. United States Serena Williams 25
5. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 21
Win % W–L *
1. United States Serena Williams 83.30 25–5
2. Germany Steffi Graf 81.57 31–7
3. United States Martina Navratilova 81.08 60–14
4. United States Chris Evert 79.07 34–9
5. United States Monica Seles 75.00 18–6
* Minimum + 18 Wins
Not losing a set Year
United States Martina Navratilova 1984, 1985 (2)
United States Serena Williams 2001, 2012 (2)
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 1988
Belgium Kim Clijsters 2002

WTA Premier Mandatory & 5/Tier One (since inception in 1988)[edit]

  • Overall totals include premier mandatory,premier five and tier one tournaments only.
  • Tier one events were played on 3 surfaces, (carpet) ceased as a surface in 1995.
Titles #
1. United States Serena Williams 19
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 18
3. Switzerland Martina Hingis 17
4. Russia Maria Sharapova 12
5. United States Lindsay Davenport 11
6. Belgium Justine Henin 10
7. Spain Conchita Martínez 9
United States Monica Seles
9. United States Venus Williams 8
10. Belgium Kim Clijsters 7
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Finals #
1. Switzerland Martina Hingis 27
United States Serena Williams
3. West Germany Steffi Graf 25
4. Russia Maria Sharapova 23
5. United States Lindsay Davenport 21
6. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 18
7. Spain Conchita Martinez 14
Belgium Justine Henin
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
10. United States Venus Williams 13
Semi Finals #
1. Switzerland Martina Hingis 39
2. United States Serena Williams 33
3. Russia Maria Sharapova 31
4. West Germany Steffi Graf 30
5. Spain Conchita Martinez 28
6. United States Lindsay Davenport 26
7. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/United States Monica Seles 25
8. United States Jennifer Capriati 24
Russia Elena Dementieva
10. United States Venus Williams 23

Titles by court type[edit]

Hard #
1. United States Serena Williams 13
2. West Germany Steffi Graf 8
Russia Maria Sharapova
4. Belarus Victoria Azarenka 7
5. United States Monica Seles 6
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Venus Williams
8. Switzerland Martina Hingis 5
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Clay #
1. West Germany Steffi Graf 8
Spain Conchita Martinez
3. United States Serena Williams 6
4. Switzerland Martina Hingis 5
Belgium Justine Henin
6. France Amélie Mauresmo 4
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
8. United States Monica Seles 3
Russia Dinara Safina
Serbia Jelena Janković
Russia Maria Sharapova

WTA rankings (since 1973)[edit]

As of July 21, 2014.

Weeks No. 1 #
1 Germany Steffi Graf 377
2 United States Martina Navratilova 332
3 United States Chris Evert 262
4 Switzerland Martina Hingis 209
5 United States Serena Williams 198
6 United States Monica Seles 178
7 Belgium Justine Henin 117
8 United States Lindsay Davenport 98
9 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 67
10 Belarus Victoria Azarenka 51
Consecutive #
1 Germany Steffi Graf 186
2 United States Martina Navratilova 156
3 United States Chris Evert 113
4 Germany Steffi Graf 94
5 United States Monica Seles 91
6 United States Martina Navratilova 90
7 Germany Steffi Graf 87
8 Switzerland Martina Hingis 80
9 United States Chris Evert 76
10. United States Serena Williams 75
WTA Year-end No. 1 #
1. Germany Steffi Graf 8
2. United States Martina Navratilova 7
3. United States Chris Evert 5
4. United States Lindsay Davenport 4
5. Belgium Justine Henin 3
Switzerland Martina Hingis
United States Monica Seles
United States Serena Williams
9. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 2
10. Belarus Victoria Azarenka 1
Serbia Jelena Janković

Most career singles wins over World No. 1[edit]

This table lists the players with the most career singles wins over the World No. 1 ranked player since the Women's Tennis Association began computerized rankings on November 3, 1975.

Source: 2012 WTA Media Guide, compiled by the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, page 178.

Lowest-ranked players to defeat World No. 1[edit]

This table lists the lowest-ranked players to defeat World No. 1 ranked player since the Women's Tennis Association began computerized rankings on November 3, 1975. (Not including matches in which No.1-ranked player retired.)

WTA Tour Doubles Career Records (1973–present)[edit]

Most doubles titles won[edit]

No All-time Titles
1 Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 177
2 United States Rosemary Casals 112
3 United States Pam Shriver 106
4 United States Billie Jean King 101
5 Soviet Union/Belarus Natasha Zvereva 80
6 United States Lisa Raymond 79
7 Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 76
8 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 69
9 United States Gigi Fernández 68
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
11 Latvia Larisa Savchenko Neiland 66
12 Australia Rennae Stubbs 60
13 Zimbabwe Cara Black 58
14 Australia Wendy Turnbull 55
15 United States Liezel Huber 53
Pos Active Titles
1 United States Lisa Raymond 79
2 Zimbabwe Cara Black 58
3 United States Liezel Huber 53
4 Switzerland Martina Hingis 38
5 Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 35
6 Czech Republic Květa Peschke 27
7 Slovakia Janette Husarova 25
8 Russia Nadia Petrova 24
Australia Samantha Stosur
10 Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues 23
Italy Roberta Vinci
Italy Sara Errani
13 United States Serena Williams 22
14 United States Venus Williams 21
15 India Sania Mirza 20

Other selected achievements[edit]

Youngest winners of a singles title[edit]

In the following table,[2] only the first tournament won by each player is listed. For example, Capriati won two additional tournaments before reaching the age of Seles listed below.

  1. Tracy Austin: 14 years, 0 months, 28 days (1977 Portland)
  2. Kathy Rinaldi: 14 years, 6 months, 24 days (1981 Kyoto)
  3. Jennifer Capriati: 14 years, 6 months, 29 days (1990 Puerto Rico)
  4. Andrea Jaeger: 14 years, 7 months, 14 days (1980 Las Vegas)
  5. Mirjana Lučić: 15 years, 1 month, 25 days (1997 Bol)
  6. Nicole Vaidišová: 15 years, 3 months, 23 days (2004 Vancouver)
  7. Monica Seles: 15 years, 4 months, 29 days (1989 Houston)
  8. Anke Huber: 15 years, 8 months, 22 days (1990 Schenectady)
  9. Tamira Paszek: 15 years, 9 months, 18 days (2006 Portorož)

Oldest winners of a singles title[edit]

In the following table,[2] only the last tournament won by each player is listed. For example, Navratilova won many other tournaments between the ages of 33 and 37.

  1. Billie Jean King: 39 yrs, 7 months, 23 days (1983 Birmingham)
  2. Kimiko Date-Krumm: 38 yrs, 11 months, 30 days (2009 Seoul)
  3. Martina Navratilova: 37 yrs, 4 months, 2 days (1994 Paris Indoors)
  4. Margaret Court: 34 yrs, 4 months, 26 days (1976 Melbourne)
  5. Chris Evert: 33 years, 9 months, 18 days (1988 New Orleans)
  6. Nathalie Tauziat: 33 years, 8 months (2001 Birmingham)
  7. Venus Williams: 33 years, 8 months (2014 Dubai)
  8. Tamarine Tanasugarn: 33 years, 4 months, 23 days (2010 Osaka)
  9. Virginia Wade: 33 years, 2 months, 2 days (1978 Tampa)
  10. Nancy Richey: 33 years, 1 month, 22 days (1975 Phoenix)
  11. Amy Frazier: 33 years, 1 month 18 days (2005 Quebec City)

WTA Prize money leaders[edit]

Career Prize money
1 United States Serena Williams $56,202,989
2 Russia Maria Sharapova $30,569,305
3 United States Venus Williams $29,747,175
4 Belgium Kim Clijsters $24,442,340
5 Belarus Victoria Azarenka $23,786,452
6 United States Lindsay Davenport $22,166,338
7 Germany Steffi Graf $21,895,277
8 United States Martina Navratilova $21,626,089
9 Belgium Justine Henin $20,863,335
10 Switzerland Martina Hingis $20,321,897
11 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova $18,064,145
12 Spain Arantxa Sánchez $16,942,640
13 China Li Na $16,709,074
14 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki $16,674,457
15 Serbia Jelena Janković $16,278,396
Active Prize money
1 United States Serena Williams $56,202,989
2 Russia Maria Sharapova $30,569,305
3 United States Venus Williams $29,747,175
4 Belarus Victoria Azarenka $23,786,452
5 Switzerland Martina Hingis $20,321,897
6 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova $18,064,145
7 China Li Na $16,709,074
8 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki $16,674,457
9 Serbia Jelena Janković $16,278,396
10 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska $15,983,816
11 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová $15,297,026
12 Australia Samantha Stosur $13,690,791
13 Russia Vera Zvonareva $13,399,520
14 Russia Nadia Petrova $12,466,924
15 Serbia Ana Ivanovic $11,915,214
End of Season Year Prize money
1 United States Serena Williams 2013 $12,385,572
2 Belarus Victoria Azarenka 2012 $7,923,920
3 United States Serena Williams (2) 2012 $7,045,975
4 United States Serena Williams (3) 2009 $6,545,586
5 Russia Maria Sharapova 2012 $6,508,296
6 Belarus Victoria Azarenka (2) 2013 $6,497,165
7 Belgium Justine Henin 2007 $5,429,586
8 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 2011 $5,145,943
9 Belgium Kim Clijsters 2010 $5,035,060
10 Belgium Kim Clijsters (2) 2003 $4,466,345
11 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 2010 $4,446,488
12 Russia Dinara Safina 2009 $4,310,218
13 United States Serena Williams (4) 2010 $4,266,011
14 Belgium Justine Henin (2) 2006 $4,204,810
15 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 2012 $4,101,542


As of Jun 9, 2014:

  • 285 players have earned at least US $1 million since September 1970.
  • 141 players have earned at least US $2 million since September 1970.
  • 95 players have earned at least US $3 million since September 1970.
  • 73 players have earned at least US $4 million since September 1970.
  • 57 players have earned at least US $5 million since September 1970.
  • 48 players have earned at least US $6 million since September 1970.
  • 38 players have earned at least US $7 million since September 1970.
  • 37 players have earned at least US $8 million since September 1970.
  • 32 players have earned at least US $9 million since September 1970.
  • 29 players have earned at least US $10 million since September 1970.
  • 26 players have earned at least US $11 million since September 1970.
  • 21 players have earned at least US $12 million since September 1970.
  • 18 players have earned at least US $13 million since September 1970.
  • 18 players have earned at least US $14 million since September 1970.
  • 16 players have earned at least US $15 million since September 1970.
  • 10 players have earned at least US $20 million since September 1970.
  • 3 players have earned at least US $25 million since September 1970.
  • 2 players have earned at least US $30 million since September 1970.
  • 1 player has earned at least US $35 million since September 1970.
  • 1 player has earned at least US $40 million since September 1970.
  • 1 player has earned at least US $45 million since September 1970.
  • 1 player has earned at least US $50 million since September 1970.
  • 1 player has earned at least US $55 million since September 1970.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.wtatennis.com/SEWTATour-Archive/Rankings_Stats/Record_TitlesOneSeason.pdf
  2. ^ a b 2012 Official Guide to Professional Tennis, compiled by the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, page 253