List of female tennis players

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This is a list of female tennis players who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • In singles, she must have reached
    • Top 25 since official WTA rankings were kept.
    • Top 10 of semi-official almanac/magazines/other players lists prior to official rankings.
    • Quarterfinals or better in any Grand Slam tournament
    • Reached the finals of any year-end event
    • Earn any medal at the Olympics
  • Doubles/mixed - any of the following
    • A player/team has won a Grand Slam tournament or Olympic doubles title.
    • A player/team has been ranked No. 1

List[edit]

Name Nationality Birth Death Grand Slam singles titles Notes
Abbas, BetsyBetsy Abbas Egypt Egypt 1960 French Championships quarterfinalist
Albert, JulieJulie Albert United States United States 1965 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Allen, LeslieLeslie Allen United States United States
1957
Ranked world No. 21 in 1983
Alvarez Valdene, Lili deLili de Alvarez Valdene Spain Spain
1905
1998
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1927 and 1928 • 1926/1927/1928 Wimbledon runner-up
Amouretti, JosetteJosette Amouretti France France 1954 French Championships quarterfinalist
Appelmans, SabineSabine Appelmans Belgium Belgium
1972
Ranked world No. 16 in singles and world No. 21 in doubles in 1997
Arraya (Gildemeister), LauraLaura Arraya (Gildemeister) Argentina Argentina
Peru Peru
1967
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 1990 and world No. 27 in doubles in 1988
Arth, JeanneJeanne Arth United States United States
1935
1959 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1956/1959 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Asagoe, ShinobuShinobu Asagoe Japan Japan
1976
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 2005 and world No. 13 in doubles in 2006
Aussem, CillyCilly Aussem Germany Germany
1909
1963
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1930 and 1931 • 1931 French Championships champion1931 Wimbledon champion • 1930 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Austin, TracyTracy Austin United States United States
1962
2
Ranked world No. 1 in 19801979/1981 US Open champion1980 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Azarenka, VictoriaVictoria Azarenka Belarus Belarus
1989
1
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2012 and world No. 7 in doubles in 2008 • 2012/2013 Australian Open champion • 2007 US Open and 2008 French Open mixed doubles champion
Balestrat, Dianne FromholtzDianne Fromholtz Balestrat Australia Australia
1956
Ranked world No. 4 in 1979 • 1977 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Bammer, SybilleSybille Bammer Austria Austria
1980
Ranked world No. 19 in 2007
Barker, SueSue Barker United Kingdom United Kingdom
1956
1
Ranked world No. 3 • 1976 French Open champion
Barril, PilarPilar Barril Spain Spain 1961 French Championships quarterfinalist
Bartkowicz, JaneJane Bartkowicz United States United States
1949
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1969
Bartoli, MarionMarion Bartoli France France
1984
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 2012 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2004 / Wimbledon Champion 2014
Bassett-Seguso, CarlingCarling Bassett-Seguso Canada Canada
1967
Highest ranking was world No. 8
Basuki, YayukYayuk Basuki Indonesia Indonesia
1970
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1997 and world No. 9 in doubles in 1998
Bathurst, Joan HartiganJoan Hartigan Bathurst Australia Australia
1912
2000
3
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1934 • 1933/1934/1936 Australian Championships champion • 1934 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Norma Baylon Argentina Argentina
1960
1964 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1965 French Championships quarterfinalist
Beamish, GeraldineGeraldine Beamish United Kingdom United Kingdom
1885
1972
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1923 • 1919/1922/1923 Wimbledon semifinalist • 1921 Wimbledon women's doubles runner-up • 1920 Olympic silver medalist in women's doubles
Beckingham, ClaireClaire Beckingham 1926 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Bedáňová, DájaDája Bedáňová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1983
Ranked world No. 16 in singles and world No. 34 in doubles in 2002
Bendlova, MiroslavaMiroslava Bendlova Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 1978 French Open quarterfinalist
Benešová, IvetaIveta Benešová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1983
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 2009 and world No. 17 in doubles in 2011
Betz Addie, PaulinePauline Betz Addie United States United States
1919
2011
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1946 • 1946 Wimbledon champion1942/1943/1944/1946 U.S. Championships champion • 1946 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Bickerton, LouieLouie Bickerton Australia Australia
1902
1998
1927/1929/1931 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1935 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Bingley Hillyard, BlancheBlanche Bingley Hillyard United Kingdom United Kingdom
1863
1946
6
1886/1890/1894/1897/1899/1900 Wimbledon champion
Black, CaraCara Black Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
1979
Ranked world No. 31 in singles in 1999 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2005 • 2007 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2004/2005/2007 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2008 US Open women's doubles champion • 2010 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2003 French Open mixed doubles champion • 2004/2010 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2008 US Open mixed doubles champion
Jill Blackman Australia Australia
1936
1963 French Championships quarterfinalist
Blair, MollyMolly Blair United Kingdom United Kingdom 1949 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Bolton, Nancye WynneNancye Wynne Bolton Australia Australia
1916
2001
6
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1947 and 1948 • 1937/1940/1946/1947/1948/1951 Australian Championships champion • 1936/1937/1938/1939/1940/1947/1948/1949/1951/1952 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1940/1946/1947/1948 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Bondarenko, AlonaAlona Bondarenko Ukraine Ukraine
1984
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 11 in doubles in 2008 • 2008 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Bondarenko, KaterynaKateryna Bondarenko Ukraine Ukraine
1986
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 2009 and world No. 9 in doubles in 2008 • 2008 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Bonder-Kreiss, LisaLisa Bonder-Kreiss United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 9 in 1984
Bonicelli, FiorellaFiorella Bonicelli Uruguay Uruguay
1951
1976 French Open women's doubles champion • 1975 French Open mixed doubles champion
Boogert, KristieKristie Boogert Netherlands Netherlands
1973
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 1996 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1997 • 1994 French Open mixed doubles champion
Boothby, Penelope DoraPenelope Dora Boothby United Kingdom United Kingdom
1881
1970
1
1909 Wimbledon Champion • 1908 Olympic silver medalist in singles
Boshoff, LinkyLinky Boshoff South Africa South Africa
1956
1974 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1977 French Open quarterfinalist
Bossi, AnnelisaAnnelisa Bossi Italy Italy 1949 French Championships semifinalist
Bostock, JeanJean Bostock United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1948 • 1946 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Bouchard, EugenieEugenie Bouchard Canada Canada
1994
Ranked world No. 7[1] in 2014 • Australian Open Semifinals; French Open Semifinals; Wimbledon Final
Bouman, KorneliaKornelia Bouman Netherlands Netherlands
1903
1998
1
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1928 • 1927 French Championships champion • 1929 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1924 Olympic bronze medalist in mixed doubles
Bovina, ElenaElena Bovina Russia Russia
1983
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2005 and world No. 14 in doubles in 2003
Bradtke, Nicole (Provis)Nicole (Provis) Bradtke Australia Australia
1969
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1993 and world No. 11 in doubles in 1992 • 1992 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles
Brasher, ShirleyShirley Brasher United Kingdom United Kingdom
1934
1
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1957 • 1957 French Championships champion • 1957 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1958 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Brewer Segal, HeatherHeather Brewer Segal Bermuda Bermuda
2006
1955/1958 French Championships semifinalist
Broquedis, MargueriteMarguerite Broquedis France France
1893
1983
2
1913/1914 French Championships champion • 1911/1924 French Championships mixed doubles champion • 1912 Olympic gold medalist in singles and bronze medalist in mixed doubles
Brough Clapp, LouiseLouise Brough Clapp United States United States
1923
2014
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1955 • 1947 U.S. Championships champion1950 Australian Championships champion1948/1949/1955 Wimbledon champion • 1950 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1947/1949 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1948/1949/1950/1954 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1942/1943/1944/1945/1946/1947/1948/1949/1950/1955/1956/1957 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1947/1948/1950 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1942/1947/1948/1949 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Browne, Mary KendallMary Kendall Browne United States United States
1891
1971
3
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1921 • 1912/1913/1914 U.S. Championships champion • 1912/1913/1914/1921/1925 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1926 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1912/1913/1914/1921 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Bucaille, GinetteGinette Bucaille France France Ranked world No. 10 at the end of the year 1954 • 1954 French Championships runner-up
Budařová, IvaIva Budařová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1960
Ranked world No. 24 in 1983
Buding, EddaEdda Buding West Germany West Germany
1936
2014
1959 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1956 French Championships quarterfinalist
Buding, IlseIlse Buding West Germany West Germany 1956 French Championships quarterfinalist
Bueno, MariaMaria Bueno Brazil Brazil
1939
7
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1959 and 1960 • 1959/1960/1964 Wimbledon champion1959/1963/1964/1966 U.S. Championships champion • 1958/1960/1963/1965/1966 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1960/1962/1966/1968 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1960 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1960 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1960 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Bunge, BettinaBettina Bunge West Germany West Germany
1963
Ranked world No. 7 in 1983
Buttsworth, CoralCoral Buttsworth Australia Australia
1900
1985
2
1931/1932 Australian Championships champion • 1932 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Buxton, AngelaAngela Buxton United Kingdom United Kingdom
1934
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1956 • 1956 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1956 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Capriati, JenniferJennifer Capriati United States United States
1976
3
Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 17 weeks in 2001 and 2002 • Ranked world No. 28 in doubles in 1992 • 2001/2002 Australian Open champion2001 French Open champion • 1992 Olympic gold medalist in singles
Carillo, MaryMary Carillo United States United States
1957
Ranked world No. 33 in singles in 1980 • 1977 French Open mixed doubles champion
Casale, PamPam Casale United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 14 in 1984
Casals, RosemaryRosemary Casals United States United States
1948
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1970 • 1967/1968/1969/1970/1971/1973 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1970/1972 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1967/1971/1974/1982 US Open women's doubles champion • 1975 US Open mixed doubles champion
Casati, Michelle (Torres)Michelle (Torres) Casati United States United States
1967
Ranked world No. 18 in 1984
Cawley, Helen GourlayHelen Gourlay Cawley Australia Australia
1946
1972/1976/1977 (January)/1977 (December) Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1977 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Cazalet, Arlette deArlette de Cazalet France France 1951 French Championships quarterfinalist
Cecchini, SandraSandra Cecchini Italy Italy
1965
Ranked world No. 15 in 1988
Chakvetadze, AnnaAnna Chakvetadze Russia Russia
1987
Ranked world No. 5 in singles and world No. 53 in doubles in 2007
Cheney, Dorothy BundyDorothy Bundy Cheney United States United States
1916
2014
1
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1946 • 1938 Australian Championships champion
Chmyreva, NatashaNatasha Chmyreva Soviet Union Soviet Union
1958
1975 Australian Open semifinalist
Cibulková, DominikaDominika Cibulková Slovakia Slovakia
1989
Australian Open Runner-up 2014
Cîrstea, SoranaSorana Cîrstea Romania Romania
1990
Ranked world No. 23 in singles and world No. 35 in doubles in 2009
Clijsters, KimKim Clijsters Belgium Belgium
1983
4
Ranked world No. 1 in singles and doubles in 2003 • 2005/2009/2010 US Open champion2011 Australian Open champion and 3 times WTA-Champion and by doubles: • 2003 Wimbledon champion2003 Roland Garros champion
Coetzer, AmandaAmanda Coetzer South Africa South Africa
1971
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1997 and world No. 15 in doubles in 1993
Coghlan Robinson, LorraineLorraine Coghlan Robinson Australia Australia
1937
1958 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Colegate, J. S.J. S. Colegate 1924 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Patricia Coleman-Gregg Australia Australia
1953
1972 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Beryl Penrose Collier Australia Australia
1930
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1955 • 1955 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Connolly Brinker, MaureenMaureen Connolly Brinker United States United States
1934
1969
9
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year from 1952 through 1954 • 1953 Australian Championships champion1953/1954 French Championships champion1952/1953/1954 Wimbledon champion1951/1952/1953 U.S. Championships champion • 1953 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1954 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1954 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Contostavlos, HeleneHelene Contostavlos Greece Greece 1926 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Cooke, Sarah PalfreySarah Palfrey Cooke United States United States
1912
1996
2
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1934 • 1941/1945 U.S. Championships champion • 1930/1932/1934/1935/1937/1938/1939/1940/1941 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1938/1939 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1932/1935/1937/1941 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1939 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Cooper Sterry, CharlotteCharlotte Cooper Sterry United Kingdom United Kingdom
1870
1966
5
1895/1896/1898/1901/1908 Wimbledon champion • 1900 Olympic gold medalist in singles and mixed doubles
Cordwell, BelindaBelinda Cordwell New Zealand New Zealand
1965
Ranked world No. 17 in 1989
Cornet, AlizéAlizé Cornet France France
1990
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2009
Court, Margaret (Smith)Margaret (Smith) Court Australia Australia
1942
24
• Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year from 1962 through 1965 and in 1969, 1970, and 1973 • One of three players to have won every possible title (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) at all four Grand Slam events. • Australian Open champion 1960/1961/1962/1963/1964/1965/1966/1969/1970/1971/1973 • Australian Open women's doubles champion 1961/1962/1963/1965/1969/1970/1971/1973 • Australian Championships mixed doubles champion 1963/1964 • French Open champion 1962/1964/1969/1970/1973 • French Open women's doubles champion 1964/1965/1966/1973 • French Open mixed doubles champion 1963/1964/1965/1969 • US Open champion 1962/1965/1969/1970/1973 • US Open women's doubles champion 1963/1968/1970/1973/1975 • US Open mixed doubles champion 1961/1962/1963/1964/1965/1969/1970/1972 • Wimbledon champion 1963/1965/1970 • Wimbledon women's doubles champion 1964/1969 • Wimbledon mixed doubles champion 1963/1965/1966/1968/1975
Courteix, PaulePaule Courteix France France 1959 French Championships quarterfinalist
Long, Thelma CoyneThelma Coyne Long Australia Australia
1918
2015
2
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1952 • 1952/1954 Australian Championships champion • 1936/1937/1938/1939/1940/1947/1948/1949/1951/1952/1956/1958 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Cozens, Daphne AkhurstDaphne Akhurst Cozens Australia Australia
1903
1933
5
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1928 • 1925/1926/1928/1929/1930 Australian Championships champion • 1924/1925/1928/1929/1931 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1924/1925/1928/1929 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Crawford, Marjorie CoxMarjorie Cox Crawford Australia Australia 1932 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1931/1932/1933 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Croft, AnnabelAnnabel Croft United Kingdom United Kingdom
1966
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1985
Cueto, IsabelIsabel Cueto West Germany Germany
1968
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1989 and world No. 77 in doubles in 1987
Curry, JoanJoan Curry United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 9 at the end of the year in 1949 • 1949/1952 French Championships quarterfinalist
Daniilidou, EleniEleni Daniilidou Greece Greece
1982
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2003 and world No. 21 in doubles in 2007
Rosa-Maria Reyes Darmon Mexico Mexico
1939
1957 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1958 French Championships quarterfinalist
Date-Krumm, KimikoKimiko Date-Krumm Japan Japan
1970
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1995 and world No. 33 in doubles in 1992
Davenport, LindsayLindsay Davenport United States United States
1976
3
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 1998, 2001, 2004, and 2005 and world No. 2 in doubles at the end of the year in 1997 • Ranked world No. 1 in singles for a total of 98 weeks from 1998 through 2002 and from 2004 through 2006 • 1998 US Open champion1999 Wimbledon champion2000 Australian Open champion • 1996 French Open women's doubles champion • 1997 US Open women's doubles champion • 1999 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Scofield, BarbaraBarbara Scofield United States United States
1926
Ranked world No. 5 at the end of the year in 1950 • 1950 French Championships semifinalist
Dechy, NathalieNathalie Dechy France France
1979
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2006 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2007
Dementieva, ElenaElena Dementieva Russia Russia
1981
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2009 and world No. 5 in doubles in 2003
Dod, LottieLottie Dod United Kingdom United Kingdom
1871
1960
5
1887/1888/1891/1892/1893 Wimbledon champion
Dokić, JelenaJelena Dokić Australia Australia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and
Montenegro
1983
Ranked world No. 4 in singles and world No. 10 in doubles in 2002
Dragomir Ilie, RuxandraRuxandra Dragomir Ilie Romania Romania
1972
Ranked world No. 15 in singles and world No. 21 in doubles in 1997
Dulko, GiselaGisela Dulko Argentina Argentina
1985
Ranked world No. 26 in singles in 2005 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2010 • 2011 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Du Plooy, Annette Van ZylAnnette Van Zyl Du Plooy South Africa South Africa
1943
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1965 and 1966 • 1966 French Championships mixed doubles champion
duPont, Margaret OsborneMargaret Osborne duPont United States United States
1918
2012
6
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year from 1947 through 1950 • 1946/1949 French Championships champion1948/1949/1950 U.S. Championships champion1947 Wimbledon champion • 1946/1947/1949 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1948/1949/1950/1954 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1941/1942/1943/1944/1945/1946/1947/1948/1949/1950/1955/1956/1957 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1962 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1943/1944/1945/1946/1950/1956/1958/1959/1960 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Durie, JoJo Durie United Kingdom United Kingdom
1960
Ranked world No. 5 in 1984 • Australian Mixed Doubles Champion 1991 • Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Champion 1987
Durr, FrançoiseFrançoise Durr France France
1942
1
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1967 • 1967 French Championships champion • 1967 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1968/1969/1970/1971 French Open women's doubles champion • 1969/1972 US Open women's doubles champion • 1968/1971/1973 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1976 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Ebbern, RobynRobyn Ebbern Australia Australia
1944
Ranked world No. 9 at the end of the year in 1964 • 1963 French Championships quarterfinalist • 1962/1963 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1963 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1963 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion (shared - final abandoned because of rain)
Ebbinghaus, KatjaKatja Ebbinghaus West Germany West Germany
1948
1972/1973/1974 French Open quarterfinalist
Eisel, Mary-AnnMary-Ann Eisel United States United States
1946
1967 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Elia, Silvia FarinaSilvia Farina Elia Italy Italy
1972
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2002 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1999
Errani, SaraSara Errani Italy Italy
1987
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 2012 and No. 1 in doubles in 2012 • 2012 French Open women's doubles champion • 2012 US Open women's doubles champion • 2013 Australian Open women's doubles champion • ITF World Champion in doubles, 2012 (with Roberta Vinci)
Evert, ChrisChris Evert United States United States
1954
18
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, and 1981 • Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 262 weeks from 1975 through 1982 and in 1985 • 1974/1975/1979/1980/1983/1985/1986 French Open champion1974/1976/1981 Wimbledon champion1975/1976/1977/1978/1980/1982 US Open champion1982/1984 Australian Open champion • 1974/1975 French Open women's doubles champion • 1976 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Nideffer, Rosalyn (Fairbank)Rosalyn (Fairbank) Nideffer South Africa South Africa
United States United States
1960
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1990 and world No. 12 in doubles in 1986 • 1981/1983 French Open women's doubles champion
Fales, Donna FloydDonna Floyd Fales United States United States
1940
1963 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1962 French Championships quarterfinalist
Fendick, PattyPatty Fendick United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 4 in doubles in 1989 • 1991 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Fernández, GigiGigi Fernández Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
United States United States
1964
Ranked world No. 17 in singles and world No. 1 in doubles in 1991 • 1988/1990/1992/1995/1996 US Open women's doubles champion • 1991/1992/1993/1994/1995/1997 French Open women's doubles champion • 1992/1993/1994/1997 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1993/1994 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1992/1996 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles
Fernandez, Mary JoeMary Joe Fernandez United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1990 and world No. 4 in doubles in 1991 • 1991 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1996 French Open women's doubles champion • 1992/1996 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles • 1990/1992 Australian Open runner-up • 1993 French Open runner-up • 1992/1996 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles • 1992 Olympic bronze medalist in singles
Fitch Rymer, JoyceJoyce Fitch Rymer Australia Australia 1946 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Fleitz, Beverly BakerBeverly Baker Fleitz United States United States
1930
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1954, 1955, and 1958 • 1955 French Championships women's doubles champion
Fletcher Barker, HelenHelen Fletcher Barker United Kingdom United Kingdom
1931
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1954 • 1954 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Flipkens, KirstenKirsten Flipkens Belgium Belgium
1986
Ranked world No. 13 in 2013 • 2013 Wimbledon semifinalist
Frazier, AmyAmy Frazier United States United States
1972
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1995 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1993
Fry Irvin, ShirleyShirley Fry Irvin United States United States
1927
4
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1956 • 1957 Australian Championships champion1951 French Championships champion1956 Wimbledon champion1956 U.S. Championships champion • 1957 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1950/1951/1952/1953 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1956 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Fulco-Villella, BettinaBettina Fulco-Villella Argentina Argentina
1968
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 1988 and world No. 62 in doubles in 1991
Gadusek, BonnieBonnie Gadusek United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 8 in 1984
Ganz, DonnaDonna Ganz United States United States
1954
1975 French Open quarterfinalist
Garbin, TathianaTathiana Garbin Italy Italy
1977
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 2007 and world No. 25 in doubles in 2001
Garrison (Jackson), ZinaZina Garrison (Jackson) United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1989 and world No. 5 in doubles in 1988 • 1987 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 1988/1990 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Ruta Gerulaitis United States United States
1955
1979 French Open quarterfinalist
Gibson, AltheaAlthea Gibson United States United States
1927
2003
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1957 and 1958 • 1956 French Championships champion1957/1958 Wimbledon Championships champion1957/1958 U.S. Championships champion
Giscafré, RaquelRaquel Giscafré Argentina Argentina
1949
1974 French Open semifinalist
Godfree, Kathleen McKaneKathleen McKane Godfree United Kingdom United Kingdom
1896
1992
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1923, 1924, and 1926 • 1924/1926 Wimbledon Championships champion • 1924 Olympic silver medalist in women's doubles and bronze medalist in singles • 1920 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles, silver medalist in mixed doubles, and bronze medalist in singles
Goldsack Pittman, ElsieElsie Goldsack Pittman United Kingdom United Kingdom
1904
1975
Ranked world No. 10 at the end of the year in 1929 and 1931 • 1929 Wimbledon semifinalist
Golovin, TatianaTatiana Golovin France France
1988
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 2008 and world No. 91 in doubles in 2007
Gompert, KateKate Gompert United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 18 in 1987
Goolagong Cawley, EvonneEvonne Goolagong Cawley Australia Australia
1951
7
Ranked world No. 1 in 1976 • 1974/1975/1976/1977(December) Australian Open Champion1971 French Open champion1971/1980 Wimbledon champion • 1971/1974/1975/1976/1977(December) Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1974 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1972 French Open mixed doubles champion
Görges, JuliaJulia Görges West Germany Germany
1988
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 2012 and world No. 31 in doubles in 2011
Gorrochategui, InésInés Gorrochategui Argentina Argentina
1973
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1994 and world No. 9 in doubles in 1995
Eleanor Goss United States United States Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1923, 1924, and 1925 • 1918 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1918/1919/1920/1926 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Graebner, Carole CaldwellCarole Caldwell Graebner United States United States
1943
2008
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1964 • 1965 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1966 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Graf, SteffiSteffi Graf West Germany Germany
1969
22
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996 • 1988/1989/1990/1994 Australian Open champion1987/1988/1993/1995/1996/1999 French Open champion1988/1989/1991/1992/1993/1995/1996 Wimbledon champion1988/1989/1993/1995/1996 US Open champion • 1988 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1992 Olympic silver medalist in singles • 1988 Olympic gold medalist in singles and bronze medalist in doubles. Ranked world No. 1 for 377 weeks.
Grande, RitaRita Grande Italy Italy
1975
Ranked world No. 24 in singles and world No. 26 in doubles in 2001
Groenman Walhof, GertruidaGertruida Groenman Walhof Netherlands Netherlands
1944
1966 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Grönefeld, Anna-LenaAnna-Lena Grönefeld West Germany Germany
1985
Ranked world No. 14 in singles and world No. 7 in doubles in 2006 • 2009 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Groth, Jarmila (Gajdošová)Jarmila (Gajdošová) Groth Australia Australia
Slovakia Slovakia
1987
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 2011 and world No. 51 in doubles in 2007
Gullickson, CarlyCarly Gullickson United States United States
1986
Ranked world No. 123 in singles in 2009 and world No. 52 in doubles in 2006 • 2009 US Open mixed doubles champion
Gurdal, MicheleMichele Gurdal Belgium Belgium
1952
1979 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Gurney, MelissaMelissa Gurney United States United States
1969
Ranked world No. 17 in 1987
Habšudová, KarinaKarina Habšudová Slovakia Slovakia
1973
Ranked world No. 10 in 1997
Hack, SabineSabine Hack Germany Germany
1969
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1995 and world No. 94 in doubles in 1994
Halard-Decugis, JulieJulie Halard-Decugis France France
1970
Ranked world No. 7 in singles and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 • 2000 US Open women's doubles champion
Halep, SimonaSimona Halep Romania Romania
1991
Ranked world No. 3 in 2014
Hanika, SylviaSylvia Hanika Germany West Germany
1959
Ranked world No. 5 in 1983
Hantuchová, DanielaDaniela Hantuchová Slovakia Slovakia
1983
Ranked world No. 5 in singles in 2003 and in doubles in 2002 • 2001 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2002 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2005 French Open mixed doubles champion • 2005 US Open mixed doubles champion
Hard, DarleneDarlene Hard United States United States
1936
3
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1957, 1960, and 1961 • 1960 French Championships champion1960/1961 U.S. Championships champion • 1957/1959/1960/1963 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1955/1957/1960 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1958/1959/1960/1961/1962 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1957/1959/1960 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1955/1961 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Hardwick, MaryMary Hardwick United Kingdom United Kingdom
1913
2001
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1939 • 1939 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Harford, TanyaTanya Harford South Africa South Africa
1958
1981 French Open women's doubles champion
Harper, Anna McCuneAnna McCune Harper United States United States
1902
1999
1931 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • Top-ranked player in the United States in 1930
Harris, KerryKerry Harris Australia Australia
1949
1972 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Harrison, BettyBetty Harrison United Kingdom United Kingdom 1950 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Hart, DorisDoris Hart United States United States
1925
2015
6
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1951 • 1949 Australian Championships champion1950/1952 French Championships champion1951 Wimbledon champion1954/1955 U.S. Championships champion • 1950 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1948/1950/1951/1952/1953 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1947/1951/1952/1953 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1949/1950 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953 French Championships mixed doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954/1955 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954/1955 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Kathleen Harter United States United States
1946
1967 Wimbledon semifinalist
Harvey-Wild, LindaLinda Harvey-Wild United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 23 in singles and world No. 17 in doubles in 1996
Barbara Hawcroft Australia Australia
1950
1972 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Hazel, MarieMarie Hazel 1923 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Heeley, MaryMary Heeley United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1932 • 1932 Wimbledon semifinalist
Bobbie Heine Miller South Africa South Africa
1909
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1929 • 1929 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1927 French Championships women's doubles champion
Heldman, JulieJulie Heldman United States United States
1945
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1969
Henin, JustineJustine Henin Belgium Belgium
1982
7
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 2003, 2006, and 2007 and world No. 23 in doubles in 2002 • 2003/2005/2006/2007 French Open champion2003/2007 US Open champion2004 Australian Open champion • Ranked world No. 1 for 125 weeks
Betty Hilton United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1949 • 1949 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1946 French Championships quarterfinalist
Hingis, MartinaMartina Hingis Switzerland Switzerland
1980
5
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 1997, 1999, and 2000 • Ranked world No. 1 in doubles in 1998 • 1997/1998/1999 Australian Open champion1997 Wimbledon champion1997 US Open champion • 1996/1998 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1997/1998/1999/2002 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1998/2000 French Open women's doubles champion • 1998 US Open women's doubles champion • 2006 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • Ranked world No. 1 for 209 weeks
Hiraki, RikaRika Hiraki Japan Japan
1971
Ranked world No. 72 in singles and world No. 26 in doubles in 1997 • 1997 French Open mixed doubles champion
Hoad, JennyJenny Hoad Australia Australia
1934
1954 Australian Championships runner-up
Hogan, PattiPatti Hogan United States United States
1949
1972 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Holman, DorothyDorothy Holman United Kingdom United Kingdom
1883
1979
1912/1913 Wimbledon semifinalist • 1920 Olympic silver medalist in singles and women's doubles
Holubova, MiroslavaMiroslava Holubova Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 1976 French Open quarterfinalist
Hopman, Nell HallNell Hall Hopman Australia Australia
1909
1968
1939/1947 Australian Championships runner-up • 1930/1936/1937/1939 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1954 French Championships women's doubles champion
Horn, Marie LuiseMarie Luise Horn Germany Germany Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1932 and 1937 • 1936 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Horvath, KathleenKathleen Horvath United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1984, and world No. 45 in doubles in 1988
Justina Bricka Horwitz United States United States
1943
1965 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Huber, AnkeAnke Huber Germany Germany
1974
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1996 and world No. 30 in doubles in 2000
Huber, Liezel (Horn)Liezel (Horn) Huber South Africa South Africa
United States United States
1976
Ranked world No. 131 in singles in 1999 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2007 • 2005/2007 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2007 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2008 US Open women's doubles champion • 2009 French Open mixed doubles champion • 2010 US Open mixed doubles champion
Hunt, LesleyLesley Hunt Australia Australia
1950
Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1974
Ivanovic, AnaAna Ivanovic Serbia Serbia
1987
1
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2008 and world No. 50 in doubles in 2006 • 2008 French Open champion
Jacobs, HelenHelen Jacobs United States United States
1908
1997
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1936 • 1932/1933/1934/1935 U.S. Championships champion1936 Wimbledon champion • 1932/1934/1935 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1934 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Jaeger, AndreaAndrea Jaeger United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1982 and 1983 • 1981 French Open mixed doubles champion
Janković, JelenaJelena Janković Serbia Serbia
1985
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 2008 and world No. 43 in doubles in 2006 • 2007 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Jaušovec, MimaMima Jaušovec Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
1956
1
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1976 • 1977 French Open champion • 1978 French Open women's doubles champion
Jędrzejowska, JadwigaJadwiga Jędrzejowska Poland Poland
1912
1980
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1937 • 1939 French Championships women's doubles champion
Jessup, MarionMarion Jessup United States United States
1897
1979
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1922 • 1919/1920 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1918/1919/1920/1921 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1919 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1924 Olympic silver medalist in mixed doubles
Jones, Ann HaydonAnn Haydon Jones United Kingdom United Kingdom
1938
3
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1967 and 1969 • 1961/1966 French Championships champion1969 Wimbledon champion • 1963/1968/1969 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1969 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1969 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Jones Farquhar, MarionMarion Jones Farquhar United States United States
1879
1965
2
1899/1902 U.S. Championships champion • 1902 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1901 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1900 Olympic bronze medalist in singles and mixed doubles
Jordan, BarbaraBarbara Jordan United States United States
1957
1
Ranked world No. 78 in 1983 • 1979 Australian Open champion • 1983 French Open mixed doubles champion
Jordan, KathyKathy Jordan United States United States
1959
Ranked world No. 5 in singles and world No. 6 in doubles in 1984 • 1980 French Open women's doubles champion • 1980/1985 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1981 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1981 US Open women's doubles champion • 1986 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1986 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Kamio, YoneYone Kamio Japan Japan
1971
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1995 and world No. 65 in doubles in 1994
Kanepi, KaiaKaia Kanepi Estonia Estonia
1985
Ranked world No. 16 in 2011
Carina Karlsson Sweden Sweden
1963
1984 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Kelesi, HelenHelen Kelesi Canada Canada
1969
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1989 and world No. 26 in doubles in 1991
Kerber, AngeliqueAngelique Kerber Germany Germany
1988
Ranked world No. 10 in singles and world No. 147 in doubles in 2012
King, Billie JeanBillie Jean King United States United States
1943
12
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1972, and 1974 • 1966/1967/1968/1972/1973/1975 Wimbledon champion1967/1971/1972/1974 US Open champion1968 Australian Championships champion1972 French Open champion • 1961/1962/1965/1967/1968/1970/1971/1972/1973/1979 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1972 French Open women's doubles champion • 1964/1967/1974/1978/1980 US Open women's doubles champion • 1968 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1967/1970 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1967/1971/1973/1974 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1967/1971/1973/1976 US Open mixed doubles champion
King, VaniaVania King United States United States
1989
Ranked world No. 50 in singles in 2006 and world No. 4 in doubles in 2010 • 2010 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2010 US Open women's doubles champion
Kirilenko, MariaMaria Kirilenko Russia Russia
1987
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 2008 and world No. 9 in doubles in 2011
Kleybanova, AlisaAlisa Kleybanova Russia Russia
1989
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2011 and world No. 10 in doubles in 2010
Kloss, IlanaIlana Kloss South Africa South Africa
1956
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1979 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1976
Knode, Dorothy HeadDorothy Head Knode United States United States
1925
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1955 and 1957 • 1955/1957 French Championships runner-up
Kohde-Kilsch, ClaudiaClaudia Kohde-Kilsch Germany West Germany
1963
Ranked world No. 4 in 1985 • 1985 US Open women's doubles champion • 1987 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1988 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles
Körmöczy, ZsuzsaZsuzsa Körmöczy Hungary Hungary
1924
2006
1
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1958 • 1958 French Championships champion
Kournikova, AnnaAnna Kournikova Russia Russia
1981
Ranked world No. 8 in singles in 2000 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1999 • 1999/2002 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Krantzcke, KarenKaren Krantzcke Australia Australia
1946
1977
Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1970 • 1970 French Open semifinalist • 1970/1977 Australian Open semifinalist • 1968 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Krasnoroutskaya, LinaLina Krasnoroutskaya Russia Russia
1984
Ranked world No. 25 in singles and world No. 22 in doubles in 2004
Kremer, AnneAnne Kremer Luxembourg Luxembourg
1975
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 2002
Kruger, JoannetteJoannette Kruger South Africa South Africa
1973
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 1998 and world No. 91 in doubles in 2002
Marise Kruger South Africa South Africa
1958
1978 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Kuykendall, KathyKathy Kuykendall United States United States 1976 French Open quarterfinalist
Kuznetsova, SvetlanaSvetlana Kuznetsova Russia Russia
1985
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 2007 • 2004 US Open champion • 2005/2012 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2009 French Open champion
Kvitová, PetraPetra Kvitová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1990
2
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 2011 • 2011/2014 Wimbledon champion
Laffargue, SimoneSimone Laffargue France France 1945 French Championships runner-up
Joan Fry United Kingdom United Kingdom
1906
1985
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1926 • 1925 Wimbledon runner-up
Lambert Chambers, DorotheaDorothea Lambert Chambers United Kingdom United Kingdom
1878
1960
7
1903/1904/1906/1910/1911/1913/1914 Wimbledon champion• 1908 Olympic gold medalist in singles
Lance Harper, SylviaSylvia Lance Harper Australia Australia
1895
1
Ranked world No. 10 in 1924 • 1924 Australian Championships champion • 1923/1924/1925 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1923 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Landry, Nelly AdamsonNelly Adamson Landry France France
1916
2010
1
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1946 • 1948 French Championships champion
Larcombe, Ethel ThomsonEthel Thomson Larcombe United Kingdom United Kingdom
1879
1965
1
1912 Wimbledon champion • 1914 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Lazzarino, SylvanaSylvana Lazzarino Italy Italy 1933 1954 French Championships semifinalist
Leand, AndreaAndrea Leand United States United States
1964
Ranked world No. 19 in 1983
Lee-Waters, LindsayLindsay Lee-Waters United States United States
1977
Ranked world No. 33 in singles in 1996 and world No. 86 in doubles in 1998 • 1960/1961 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Lehane O'Neill, JanuaryJanuary Lehane O'Neill Australia Australia
1941
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1963 • 1960/1961/1962/1963 Australian Championships runner-up • 1960/1961 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen France France
1899
1938
12
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end from 1921 through 1926 • 1919/1920/1921/1922/1923/1925 Wimbledon champion1920/1921/1922/1923/1925/1926 French Championships champion
Levine, DorothyDorothy Levine United States United States 1954 French Championships quarterfinalist
Li Na China China
1982
2
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2013 and world No. 54 in doubles in 2006 • 2011/2013 Australian Open runner-up • 2011 French Open champion2014 Australian Open champion
Likhovtseva, ElenaElena Likhovtseva Russia Russia
1975
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1999 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2004 • 2002 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2007 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Lindqvist, CatarinaCatarina Lindqvist Sweden Sweden
1963
Ranked world No. 10 in 1985
Lisicki, SabineSabine Lisicki Germany Germany
1989
Ranked world No. 12 and world No. 35 in doubles in 2012 • 2009 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 2011 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2012 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 2013 Wimbledon finalist • 2014 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Little, Dorothy RoundDorothy Round Little United Kingdom United Kingdom
1908
1982
3
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1934 • 1934/1937 Wimbledon champion1935 Australian Championships champion • 1934/1935/1936 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Lizana, AnitaAnita Lizana Chile Chile
1915
1994
1
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1937 • 1937 U.S. Championships champion
Louie Harper, PeanutPeanut Louie Harper United States United States
1960
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1985 and world No. 31 in doubles in 1992
Gail Sherriff
Chanfreau Lovera
France France
1945
1968/1971 French Open quarterfinalist
Lučić, MirjanaMirjana Lučić Croatia Croatia
1982
Ranked world No. 32 in singles and world No. 19 in doubles in 1998 • 1998 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Ivanna Madrgua-Osses Argentina Argentina
1961
1980 French Open quarterfinalist • 1980/1983 US Open quarterfinalist
Magers, Gretchen (Rush)Gretchen (Rush) Magers United States United States
1964
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1985 and world No. 18 in doubles in 1990
Majoli, IvaIva Majoli Croatia Croatia
1977
1
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1996 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1995 • 1997 French Open champion
Maleeva, KaterinaKaterina Maleeva Bulgaria Bulgaria
1969
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 1990 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1994
Maleeva, MagdalenaMagdalena Maleeva Bulgaria Bulgaria
1975
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1996 and world No. 13 in doubles in 2004
Maleeva-Fragniere, ManuelaManuela Maleeva-Fragniere Bulgaria Bulgaria
1967
Ranked world No. 3 in 1985 • 1984 US Open mixed doubles champion
Mallory, Molla BjurstedtMolla Bjurstedt Mallory Norway Norway
United States United States
1884
1959
8
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1921 and 1922 • 1915/1916/1917/1918/1920/1921/1922/1926 U.S. Championships champion • 1916/1917 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1917/1922/1923 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Mandlíková, HanaHana Mandlíková Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Australia Australia
1962
4
Ranked world No. 3 in 1984 • 1980/1987 Australian Open champion1981 French Open champion1985 US Open champion • 1989 US Open women's doubles champion
Manfredi, LuciaLucia Manfredi Italy Italy 1947 French Championships quarterfinalist
Marble, AliceAlice Marble United States United States
1913
1990
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1939 • 1936/1938/1939/1940 U.S. Championships champion1939 Wimbledon champion • 1937/1938/1939/1940 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1938/1939 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1936/1938/1939/1940 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1937/1938/1939 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Marsh, NormaNorma Marsh Australia Australia
1936
1958 Australian Championship semifinalist
Maršíková, ReginaRegina Maršíková Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1958
1977/1978 French Open semifinalist
Cecilia Martinez United States United States
1947
1970 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Martínez, ConchitaConchita Martínez Spain Spain
1972
1
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1995 • 1994 Wimbledon champion • 1992/2004 Olympic silver medalist in women's doubles • 1996 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles
Martínez Sánchez, María JoséMaría José Martínez Sánchez Spain Spain
1982
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 4 in doubles in 2010
Masthoff, Helga NiessenHelga Niessen Masthoff Germany West Germany
1941
Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1970 • 1970 French Open runner-up • 1976 French Open women's doubles runner-up
Mathieu, SimonneSimonne Mathieu France France
1908
1980
2
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1932 • 1938/1939 French Championships champion • 1933/1934/1937 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1933/1934/1936/1937/1938/1939 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1937/1938 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Matison, ChristineChristine Matison Australia Australia
1951
1978 Australian Open semifinalist
Mattek-Sands, BethanieBethanie Mattek-Sands United States United States
1985
Ranked world No. 30 in singles in 2011 and world No. 12 in doubles in 2010 • 2012 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Mauresmo, AmélieAmélie Mauresmo France France
1979
2
Ranked world No. 1 in 2004 and 2006 • 2006 Australian Open champion2006 Wimbledon champion
May, KathyKathy May United States United States
1956
1977/1978 French Open quarterfinalist • 1978 US Open quarterfinalist • Ranked 10th in singles in 1977
McGrath, MeredithMeredith McGrath United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 1996 and world No. 5 in doubles in 1994 • 1995 US Open mixed doubles champion
McIlquham, MaryMary McIlquham Netherlands Netherlands 1929 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
McNeil, LoriLori McNeil United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 1988 and world No. 4 in doubles in 1987 • 1987 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1988 French Open mixed doubles champion
Medina Garrigues, AnabelAnabel Medina Garrigues Spain Spain
1982
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2009 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2008 • 2008 French Open women's doubles champion
Medvedeva, NataliaNatalia Medvedeva Soviet Union Soviet Union
Ukraine Ukraine
1971
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 2003 and world No. 21 in doubles in 1994
Mercelis, ChristianneChristianne Mercelis Belgium Belgium 1957 French Championships quarterfinalist
Meskhi, LeilaLeila Meskhi Soviet Union Soviet Union
Georgia (country) Georgia
1968
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 1991 and world No. 21 in doubles in 1995
Margaret "Peggy" Michel United States United States
1949
1974/1975 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1974 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Mihai, FlorențaFlorența Mihai Romania Romania
1955
1977 French Open runner-up
Minter, AnneAnne Minter Australia Australia
1963
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 1988 and world No. 68 in doubles in 1990
Mirza, SaniaSania Mirza India India
1986
Ranked world No. 27 in singles and world No. 5 in doubles. Three Grand Slam titles in mixed doubles. By far the most successful female player from India.
Molesworth, CorinneCorinne Molesworth United Kingdom United Kingdom
1949
1972 French Open quarterfinalist
Molesworth, MargaretMargaret Molesworth Australia Australia
1894
1985
2
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1922 and 1923 • 1922/1923 Australian Championships champion • 1930/1933/1934 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Molik, AliciaAlicia Molik Australia Australia
1981
Ranked world No. 8 in singles and world No. 6 in doubles in 2005 • 2005 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2007 French Open women's doubles champion
Monami, DominiqueDominique Monami Belgium Belgium
1973
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 1998 and world No. 21 in doubles in 2000
Montolio, ÁngelesÁngeles Montolio Spain Spain
1975
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 2002
Moody, Helen WillsHelen Wills Moody United States United States
1905
1998
19
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, and 1938 • 1923/1924/1925/1927/1928/1929/1931 U.S. Championships champion1927/1928/1929/1930/1932/1933/1935/1938 Wimbledon champion1928/1929/1930/1932 French Championships champion • 1922/1924/1925/1928 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1924/1927/1930 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1930/1932 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1924/1928 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1929 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1924 Olympic gold medalist in singles and in doubles
Moore Huss, SallySally Moore Huss United States United States
1940
Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1959 • 1959 Wimbledon semifinalist
Morariu, CorinaCorina Morariu United States United States
1978
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 1998 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 • 1999 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2001 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Morozova, OlgaOlga Morozova Soviet Union Soviet Union
1949
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1975 • 1974 French Open women's doubles champion
Mortimer Barrett, AngelaAngela Mortimer Barrett United Kingdom United Kingdom
1932
3
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1961 • 1955 French Championships champion1958 Australian Championships champion1961 Wimbledon champion • 1955 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Mottram, Joy GannonJoy Gannon Mottram United Kingdom United Kingdom 1952 French Championships quarterfinalist
Moulton, AlyciaAlycia Moulton United States United States
1961
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 1984 and world No. 28 in doubles in 1987
Mudford King, PhyllisPhyllis Mudford King United Kingdom United Kingdom
1905
2006
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1930 • 1930 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1931 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Myskina, AnastasiaAnastasia Myskina Russia Russia
1981
1
Ranked world No. 2 in singles in 2004 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2005 • 2004 French Open champion
Nagatsuka, KyōkoKyōko Nagatsuka Japan Japan
1974
Ranked world No. 28 in singles and world No. 31 in doubles in 1995
Nagelsen, BetsyBetsy Nagelsen United States United States
1956
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 1986 and world No. 11 in doubles in 1988 • 1978/1980 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Nagyová, HenrietaHenrieta Nagyová Slovakia Slovakia
1978
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 2001 and world No. 37 in doubles in 2002
Navratilova, MartinaMartina Navratilova Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
United States United States
1956
18
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, and 1986 • 1978/1979/1982/1983/1984/1985/1986/1987/1990 Wimbledon champion1981/1983/1985 Australian Open champion1982/1984 French Open champion1983/1984/1986/1987 US Open champion • 1980/1982/1983/1984/1985/1987/1988/1989 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1975/1982/1984/1985/1986/1987/1988 French Open women's doubles champion • 1976/1979/1981/1982/1983/1984/1986 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1977/1978/1980/1983/1984/1986/1987/1989/1990 US Open women's doubles champion • 2003 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 1974/1985 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1985/1993/1995/2003 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1985/1987/2006 US Open mixed doubles champion • Ranked world No. 1 for 331 weeks
Neiland, Larisa (Savchenko)Larisa (Savchenko) Neiland Latvia Latvia
1966
Ranked world No. 58 in singles in 1996 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1992 • 1989 French Open women's doubles champion • 1991 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1992 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1994/1996 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion • 1995 French Open mixed-doubles champion
Newberry, JanetJanet Newberry United States United States
1953
1975/1977 French Open semifinalist
Nicolopoulos, HeleneHelene Nicolopoulos Greece Greece 1928 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Molly Van Nostrand United States United States
1965
1985 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Novotná, JanaJana Novotná Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Czech Republic Czech Republic
1968
1
Ranked world No. 2 in singles at the end of the year in 1997 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1990 • 1998 Wimbledon champion • 1989/1990/1995/1998 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1990/1995 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1990/1991/1998 French Open women's doubles champion • 1994/1997/1998 US Open women's doubles champion • 1988/1989 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 1988 US Open mixed doubles champion • 1989 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Ochoa, Yola RamírezYola Ramírez Ochoa Mexico Mexico
1935
Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1961 • 1958 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1959 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Oremans, MiriamMiriam Oremans Netherlands Netherlands
1972
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 1993 and world No. 19 in doubles in 1997
Panova, TatianaTatiana Panova Russia Russia
1976
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2002 and world No. 75 in doubles in 2003
Paradis, PascalePascale Paradis France France
1966
Ranked world No. 20 in singles and world No. 38 in doubles in 1988
Partridge, Susan ChatrierSusan Chatrier Partridge Spain Spain 1953 French Championships quarterfinalist
Paulus, BarbaraBarbara Paulus Austria Austria
1970
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1996 and world No. 83 in doubles in 1989
Pavlyuchenkova, AnastasiaAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova Russia Russia
1991
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2011 and world No. 70 in doubles in 2009
Payot, LoletteLolette Payot Switzerland Switzerland
1
Ranked world No. 4 at year-end in 1932 • 1945 French Championships champion • 1935 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Irene Bowder Peacock South Africa South Africa
1892
1978
Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1922 • 1927 French Championships runner-up • 1927 French Championships women's doubles champion
Pe'er, ShaharShahar Pe'er Israel Israel
1987
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2011 and world No. 14 in doubles in 2008
Peng Shuai China China
1986
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2011 and world No. 13 in doubles in 2009
Pennetta, FlaviaFlavia Pennetta Italy Italy
1982
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 2009 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2011 • 2011 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Peschke, Květa (Hrdličková)Květa (Hrdličková) Peschke Czech Republic Czech Republic
1975
Ranked world No. 26 in singles in 2005 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2011 • won Wimbledon doubles in 2011
Petkovic, AndreaAndrea Petkovic Germany Germany
1987
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2011 and world No. 68 in doubles in 2009
Petrova, NadiaNadia Petrova Russia Russia
1982
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2006 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2005
Pfaff, EvaEva Pfaff Germany West Germany
1961
Ranked world No. 17 in singles in 1983 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1988
Phelps, TerryTerry Phelps United States United States
1966
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1986 and world No. 37 in doubles in 1989
Pierce, MaryMary Pierce France France
1975
2
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1995 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2000 • 1995 Australian Open champion2000 French Open champion • 2000 French Open women's doubles champion • 2005 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Marie
Neumannová Pinterova
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Hungary Hungary
1946
1974 French Open quarterfinalist
Plischke, SylviaSylvia Plischke Austria Austria
1977
Ranked world No. 27 in singles in 1999 and world No. 78 in doubles in 2001 • 1999 French Open quarterfinals
Po-Messerli, KimberlyKimberly Po-Messerli United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 1997 and world No. 6 in doubles in 2001 • 2000 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Porwik, ClaudiaClaudia Porwik Germany Germany
1968
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 1990 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1994 • 1990 Australian Open quarterfinals
Potter, BarbaraBarbara Potter United States United States
1961
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1983, and world No. 15 in doubles in 1988
Pratt, Betty RosenquestBetty Rosenquest Pratt United States United States
1925
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1954 • 1954 Wimbledon semifinalist
Prentiss, Mary AnnMary Ann Prentiss United States United States 1948 French Championships quarterfinalist
Price, Sandra ReynoldsSandra Reynolds Price South Africa South Africa
1934
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1960 • 1959 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1959/1961/1962 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1959 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Quertier, JeanJean Quertier United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1952 • 1948/1952 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1953 French Championships quarterfinalist
Radwańska, AgnieszkaAgnieszka Radwańska Poland Poland
1989
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 2012 and world No. 25 in doubles in 2011
Raymond, LisaLisa Raymond United States United States
1973
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1997 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 • 2000 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2001 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2001/2005 US Open women's doubles champion • 2006 French Open women's doubles champion • 1996/2002 US Open mixed doubles champion • 1999 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2003 French Open mixed doubles champion
Razzano, VirginieVirginie Razzano France France
1983
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2009 and world No. 82 in doubles in 2001
Hazel Redick-Smith South Africa South Africa
1926
1952 French Championships semifinalist
Reggi, RaffaellaRaffaella Reggi Italy Italy
1965
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1988 and world No. 25 in doubles in 1991
Rehe, StephanieStephanie Rehe United States United States
1969
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1989 and world No. 10 in doubles in 1992
Reid, Kerry MelvilleKerry Melville Reid Australia Australia
1947
1
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1971 • 1977 (January) Australian Open champion • 1968/1977 Australian Championships/Open women's doubles champion • 1978 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Reinach, ElnaElna Reinach South Africa South Africa
1968
Ranked world No. 26 in singles in 1989 and world No. 10 in doubles in 1990 • 1994 US Open mixed doubles champion
Jennifer Mundel Reinbold South Africa South Africa
1962
1983 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Reitano, Mary CarterMary Carter Reitano Australia Australia
1934
2
1956/1959 Australian Championships champion • 1961 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1960/1961 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Rezaï, AravaneAravane Rezaï France France
1987
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2010
Richey (Gunter), NancyNancy Richey (Gunter) United States United States
1942
2
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1968 • 1967 Australian Championships champion1968 French Open champion • 1966 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1965/1966 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Ridley O'Meara, JoanJoan Ridley O'Meara United Kingdom United Kingdom 1929 Wimbledon semifinalist
Rihbany, HelenHelen Rihbany United States United States 1949 Wimbledon semifinalist
Rinaldi, KathyKathy Rinaldi United States United States
1967
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 1986 and world No. 13 in doubles in 1993
Rittner, BarbaraBarbara Rittner Germany Germany
1973
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1993 and world No. 23 in doubles in 2002
Robertson, Esna BoydEsna Boyd Robertson Australia Australia
1899
1966
1
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1928 • 1927 Australian Championships champion • 1922/1923/1926/1928 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1922/1926/1927 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Rollin Couquerque, MadzyMadzy Rollin Couquerque Netherlands Netherlands
1903
1994
1938 French Championships semifinalist
Rose, E. F.E. F. Rose 1923 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Roubin, Odile deOdile de Roubin France France
1948
1973 French Open quarterfinalist
Ruano Pascual, VirginiaVirginia Ruano Pascual Spain Spain
1973
Ranked world No. 28 in singles in 1999 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2003 • 2001/2002/2004/2005/2008 French Open women's doubles champion • 2002/2003/2004 US Open women's doubles champion • 2004 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2000 French Open mixed doubles champion
Rubin, ChandaChanda Rubin United States United States
1976
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 1996 and world No. 9 in doubles in 1996
Rurac, MagdaMagda Rurac Romania Romania Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1948 • 1947 French Championships quarterfinalist
Russell, JoanneJoanne Russell United States United States
1954
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 1983 and world No. 32 in doubles in 1987
Ruzici, VirginiaVirginia Ruzici Romania Romania
1955
1
Ranked world No. 8 in 1979 • 1978 French Open champion • 1978 French Open women's doubles champion
Ryan, ElizabethElizabeth Ryan United States United States
1892
1979
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1927 • 1914/1922/1930/1932/1933/1934 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1914/1919/1920/1921/1922/1923/1925/1926/1927/1930/1933/1934 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1926 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1913/1914 French Championships mixed doubles champion • 1919/1921/1923/1927/1928/1930/1932 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1926/1933 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Sabatini, GabrielaGabriela Sabatini Argentina Argentina
1970
1
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1989 and world No. 3 in doubles in 1988 • 1990 US Open champion • 1988 Wimbledon women's doubles champion. 1988 Olympic silver medalist in singles.
Šafářová, LucieLucie Šafářová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1987
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 2007 and world No. 72 in doubles in 2009
Safina, DinaraDinara Safina Russia Russia
1986
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2009 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2008 • 2007 US Open women's doubles champion
Sánchez Vicario, ArantxaArantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain Spain
1971
4
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 1995 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1992 • 1989/1994/1998 French Open champion1994 US Open champion • 1992/1995/1996 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1993/1994 US Open women's doubles champion • 1995 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1990/1992 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1993 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2000 US Open mixed doubles champion
Sandberg, ChristinaChristina Sandberg Sweden Sweden
1948
1970 Australian Open quarterfinals
Santangelo, MaraMara Santangelo Italy Italy
1981
Ranked world No. 27 in singles and world No. 5 in doubles in 2007 • 2007 French Open women's doubles champion
Satterthwaite, PhyllisPhyllis Satterthwaite United Kingdom United Kingdom
1886
1962
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1924 • 1924 Wimbledon semifinalist
Sawamatsu, KazukoKazuko Sawamatsu Japan Japan
1951
1975 French Open quarterfinalist • 1975 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Sawamatsu, NaokoNaoko Sawamatsu Japan Japan
1973
Ranked world No. 14 in singles and world No. 98 in doubles in 1995
Mary Sawyer Australia Australia 1979 Australian Open semifinalist
Schaar, MarijkeMarijke Schaar Netherlands Netherlands
1944
1971 French Open semifinalist
Schett, BarbaraBarbara Schett Austria Austria
1976
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 1999 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2001
Schiavone, FrancescaFrancesca Schiavone Italy Italy
1980
1 Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2011 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2007 • 2010 French Open champion
Schnyder, PattyPatty Schnyder Switzerland Switzerland
1978
Ranked world No. 7 in singles and world No. 15 in doubles in 2005
Schultz-McCarthy, BrendaBrenda Schultz-McCarthy Netherlands Netherlands
1970
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 1996 and world No. 7 in doubles in 1995
Helga Schultze Hösl Thaw West Germany West Germany
1940
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1964 • 1964 French Championships semifinalist
Schuurman, ReneeRenee Schuurman South Africa South Africa
1939
2001
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1963 • 1959 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1959/1961/1962/1963 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1962 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Schwartz, BarbaraBarbara Schwartz Austria Austria
1979
Ranked world No. 40 in singles in 1999 • 1999 French Open quarter-finals
Scriven Vivian, MargaretMargaret Scriven Vivian United Kingdom United Kingdom
1912
2001
2
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1933 and 1934 • 1933/1934 French Championships champion • 1935 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1935 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Segal, HeatherHeather Segal South Africa South Africa
1931
1958 French Championships semi-finalist
Seghers, Ann MarieAnn Marie Seghers 1949/1954 French Championships quarter-finalist
Seles, MonicaMonica Seles Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
United States United States
1973
9
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 1991, 1992, and 1995 • Ranked world No. 16 in doubles in 1991 • 1991/1992/1993/1996 Australian Open champion1990/1991/1992 French Open champion1991/1992 US Open champion1990/1991/1992 WTA Year-End Champion • Won 53 career WTA titles Ranked world No. 1 in singles for a total of 178 weeks
Serna, MagüiMagüi Serna Spain Spain
1979
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 25 in doubles in 2004
Sharapova, MariaMaria Sharapova Russia Russia
1987
5
Ranked world No. 1 in 2005 • 2004 Wimbledon champion2006 US Open champion2008 Australian Open champion2012/2015 French Open champion•Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 21 weeks
Shaughnessy, MeghannMeghann Shaughnessy United States United States
1979
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2001 and world No. 4 in doubles in 2005
Shaw, WinnieWinnie Shaw United Kingdom United Kingdom
1947
1992
1970 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Shepherd-Barron, DorothyDorothy Shepherd-Barron United Kingdom United Kingdom
1897
1953
1921/1924 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1924 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles • 1931 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Shoemaker, Betty NuthallBetty Nuthall Shoemaker United Kingdom United Kingdom
1911
1983
1
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1929 • 1930 U.S. Championships champion • 1930/1931/1933 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1931 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1929/1931 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1931/1932 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Shriver, PamPam Shriver United States United States
1962
Ranked world No. 3 in 1984 • 1984/1985/1987/1988 French Open women's doubles champion • 1981/1982/1983/1984/1986 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1983/1984/1986/1987/1991 US Open women's doubles champion • 1982/1983/1984/1985/1987/1988/1989 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1987 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion
Shvedova, YaroslavaYaroslava Shvedova Russia Russia
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
1987
Ranked world No. 29 in singles and world No. 7 in doubles in 2010 • 2010 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2010 US Open women's doubles champion
Sidot, Anne-GaëlleAnne-Gaëlle Sidot France France
1979
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 2000 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2001
Brigitte Simon-Glinel France France
1956
1978 French Open semifinalist
Susan Sloane-Lundy United States United States
1970
Ranked world No. 19 in 1989
Smashnova (Pistolesi), AnnaAnna Smashnova (Pistolesi) Israel Israel
1976
Ranked world No. 15 in 2003
Smith, AnneAnne Smith United States United States
1959
Ranked world No. 12 in 1982 • 1981 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1980/1982 French Open women's doubles champion • 1980 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1981 US Open women's doubles champion • 1980/1984 French Open mixed-doubles champion • 1982 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1981/1982 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Smylie, ElizabethElizabeth Smylie Australia Australia
1963
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1987 and world No. 5 in doubles in 1988 • 1985 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1991 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1983/1990 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Sperling, Hilde KrahwinkelHilde Krahwinkel Sperling Germany Germany
Denmark Denmark
1908
1981
3
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1936 • 1935/1936/1937 French Championships champion • 1933 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Spîrlea, IrinaIrina Spîrlea Romania Romania
1974
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 1997 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1995
Šprem, KarolinaKarolina Šprem Croatia Croatia
1984
Ranked world No. 17 in 2004
Srebotnik, KatarinaKatarina Srebotnik Slovenia Slovenia
1981
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2006 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2008 • 1999/2006/2010 French Open mixed doubles champion • 2003 US Open mixed doubles champion • 2011 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Stammers Bullitt, KayKay Stammers Bullitt United Kingdom United Kingdom
1914
2005
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1939 • 1935 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1935/1936 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Stark, Carolin BabcockCarolin Babcock Stark United States United States
1912
1987
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1934 and 1936 • 1936 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Stephens, SloaneSloane Stephens United States United States
1993
Ranked world No. 17 in singles in 2013
Stevens, GreerGreer Stevens South Africa South Africa
1957
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1980 • 1980 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Stevenson, AlexandraAlexandra Stevenson United States United States
1980
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 2002 and world No. 67 in doubles in 2003
Stosur, SamanthaSamantha Stosur Australia Australia
1984
1
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2011 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2006 • 2011 US Open Champion • 2006 French Open women's doubles champion • 2005 US Open women's doubles champion • 2005 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion • 2008 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion
Stöve, BettyBetty Stöve Netherlands Netherlands
1945
Ranked world No. 5 in 1977 • 1972/1979 French Open women's doubles champion • 1972 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1972/1977/1979 US Open women's doubles champion • 1978/1981 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1977/1978 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Stubbs, RennaeRennae Stubbs Australia Australia
1971
Ranked world No. 64 in 1996 • 2000 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2001/2004 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2001 US Open women's doubles champion • 2000 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion • 2001 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Suárez, PaolaPaola Suárez Argentina Argentina
1976
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2004 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2002 • 2001/2002/2004/2005 French Open women's doubles champion • 2002/2003/2004 US Open women's doubles champion • 2004 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Suárez Navarro, CarlaCarla Suárez Navarro Spain Spain
1988
Ranked world No. 22 in 2009
Subirats, ElenaElena Subirats Mexico Mexico
1947
1968 French Open quarterfinalist
Sugiyama, AiAi Sugiyama Japan Japan
1975
Ranked world No. 8 in singles in 2004 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 • 2000 US Open women's doubles champion • 2003 French Open women's doubles champion • 2003 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1999 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Suková, HelenaHelena Suková Czechoslovakia Czech Republic
1965
Ranked world No. 4 in 1985 • 1990/1992 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1990 French Open women's doubles champion • 1987/1989/1990/1996 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1985/1993 US Open women's doubles champion • 1991 French Open mixed-doubles champion • 1994/1996/1997 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1993 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Suková, VěraVěra Suková Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1931
1982
Ranked world No. 5 at the end of the year in 1962 • 1962 Wimbledon runner-up • 1957 French Championships mixed-doubles champion
Sheila Piercey Summers South Africa South Africa
1919
2005
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1947 • 1947/1949 French Championships mixed-doubles champion • 1949 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion
Susman, Karen HantzeKaren Hantze Susman United States United States
1942
1
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1962 • 1962 Wimbledon champion • 1961/1962 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1964 U.S Championships women's doubles champion
Sutton Bundy, MayMay Sutton Bundy United States United States
1886
1975
3
1904 U.S. Championships champion1905/1907 Wimbledon champion • 1904 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Suurbeek, AstridAstrid Suurbeek Netherlands Netherlands
1947
1968 Australian Open quarter-finals
Swardt, Mariaan deMariaan de Swardt South Africa South Africa
1971
Ranked world No. 28 in singles in 1996 and world No. 11 in doubles in 1998 • 1999 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2000 French Open mixed doubles champion
Éva Szabó Hungary Hungary
1945
1975 French Open quarter-finalist
Szavay, AgnesÁgnes Szávay Hungary Hungary
1988
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 2008 and world No. 22 in doubles in 2007
Talaja, SilvijaSilvija Talaja Croatia Croatia
1978
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 2000 and world No. 54 in doubles in 2004
Tanasugarn, TamarineTamarine Tanasugarn Thailand Thailand
1977
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 2002 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2004
Tanvier, CatherineCatherine Tanvier France France
1965
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1984 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1986
Tapscott, BillieBillie Tapscott South Africa South Africa
1903
1970
1927 French, 1929 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Tauziat, NathalieNathalie Tauziat France France
1967
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2000 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2002
Teeguarden, PamPam Teeguarden United States United States
1951
1977 French Open quarterfinalist
Tegart Dalton, JudyJudy Tegart Dalton Australia Australia
1937
Ranked world No. 7 at the end of the year in 1968 • 1968 Wimbledon runner-up • 1964/1967/1969/1970 Australian Championships/Open women's doubles champion • 1966 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1966 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1970/1971 US Open women's doubles champion
Temesvári, AndreaAndrea Temesvári Hungary Hungary
1966
Ranked world No. 7 in 1984 • 1986 French Open women's doubles champion
Testud, SandrineSandrine Testud France France
1972
Ranked world No. 9 in singles and world No. 8 in doubles in 2000
Todd, Patricia CanningPatricia Canning Todd United States United States
1922
1
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1950 • 1947 French Championships champion • 1948 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1947 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1948 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Tomanová, RenátaRenáta Tomanová Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1954
1978 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1978 French Open mixed doubles champion
Truman Janes, ChristineChristine Truman Janes United Kingdom United Kingdom
1941
1
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1959 • 1959 French Championships champion • 1960 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Tuckey Maule, KayKay Tuckey Maule United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1951 • 1951 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Tuero, LindaLinda Tuero United States United States
1950
1971 French Open quarter-finalist
Tulyaganova, IrodaIroda Tulyaganova Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
1982
Ranked world No. 16 in singles and world No. 28 in doubles in 2002
Turnbull, WendyWendy Turnbull Australia Australia
1952
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1985 • 1977 US Open runner-up • 1979 French Open runner-up • 1980 Australian Open runner-up • 1978 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1979 French Open women's doubles champion • 1979/1982 US Open women's doubles champion • 1979/1982 French Open mixed-doubles champion • 1980 US Open mixed-doubles champion • 1983/1984 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion
Turner Bowrey, LesleyLesley Turner Bowrey Australia Australia
1942
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1963 • 1963/1965 French Championships champion • 1964/1965/1967 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1964/1965 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1964 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1961 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1961/1964 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Tyrell, CC Tyrell 1926 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Uhlířová, VladimíraVladimíra Uhlířová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1978
Ranked world No. 18 in doubles in 2007
Vaidišová, NicoleNicole Vaidišová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1989
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 2007
Lucia Valerio Italy Italy
1905
1996
1933 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Van Nostrand, MollyMolly Van Nostrand United States United States
1965
1985 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Vermaak, YvonneYvonne Vermaak South Africa South Africa
1956
Ranked world No. 20 in 1983
Vesnina, ElenaElena Vesnina Russia Russia
1986
Ranked world No. 22 in singles and world No. 15 in doubles in 2009
Vinci, RobertaRoberta Vinci Italy Italy
1983
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 2013 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2012 • Year-end world No. 1 in doubles in 2012 • 2012 French Open women's doubles champion • 2012 US Open women's doubles champion • 2013 Australian Open women's doubles champion • ITF World Champion in doubles, 2012 (with Sara Errani)
Vollmer, ErikaErika Vollmer Germany Germany 1953 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Kodesova, VlastaVlasta Kodesova Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1944
1968 and 1970 French Open quarter-finalist
Vukovich, Bernice CarrBernice Carr Vukovich South Africa South Africa
1938
1960 US Open quarter-finals
Wade, VirginiaVirginia Wade United Kingdom United Kingdom
1945
3
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1968 • 1968 US Open champion1977 Wimbledon champion1972 Australian Open champion • 1973 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1973 French Open women's doubles champion • 1973 and 1975 US Open women's doubles champion
Walker-Smith, JeanJean Walker-Smith United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 5 at the end of the year in 1951 • 1951 French Championships semifinalist
Ward Hales, PatriciaPatricia Ward Hales United Kingdom United Kingdom
1929
1985
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1956
Watson, MaudMaud Watson United Kingdom United Kingdom
1864
1946
2
1884/1885 Wimbledon champion
Watson, Phoebe HolcroftPhoebe Holcroft Watson United Kingdom United Kingdom
1898
1980
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1929 • 1929 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1928/1929 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1929 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1928 French Championships women's doubles champion
Weiss, MariaMaria Weiss Argentina Argentina 1948/1952 French Championships quarterfinalist
Weiwers, AliceAlice Weiwers Luxembourg Luxembourg 1946 French Championships quarterfinalist
Wheeler, Mimi ArnoldMimi Arnold Wheeler United States United States
1939
1958 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Chaffee, NancyNancy Chaffee United States United States
1929
2002
Ranked world No. 4 at year-end in 1951 • 1951 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
White, AnneAnne White United States United States
1961
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1986 and world No. 18 in doubles in 1988
White, RobinRobin White United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1987 and world No. 8 in doubles in 1990 • 1988 US Open women's doubles champion • 1989 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Whittingstall, Eileen BennettEileen Bennett Whittingstall United Kingdom United Kingdom
1907
1979
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1931 • 1928 French Championships runner-up • 1931 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1928/1931 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1931 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1928/1929 French Championships mixed-doubles champion • 1927 U.S. Championships mixed-doubles champion
Wickmayer, YaninaYanina Wickmayer Belgium Belgium
1989
Ranked world No. 12 in singles and world No. 72 in doubles in 2010
Wiesner, JudithJudith Wiesner Austria Austria
1966
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 1997 and world No. 29 in doubles in 1989 • 1996 Wimbledon quaraterfinalist • 1996 US Open quarterfinalist
Wightman, Hazel
Hotchkiss
Hazel
Hotchkiss Wightman
United States United States
1886
1974
4
1909/1910/1911/1919 U.S. Championships champion • 1909/1910/1911/1915/1924/1928 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1924 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1909/1910/1911/1915/1918/1920 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1924 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles and mixed doubles
Williams, SerenaSerena Williams United States United States
1981
21
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 2002, 2009, 2013 and 2014, and ranked world No. 1 in doubles in 2010 • ITF World Champion: singles, 2002, 2009, 2012; doubles, 2009 (with Venus Williams) • 2003/2005/2007/2009/2010/2015 Australian Open champion2002/2013/2015 French Open champion2002/2003/2009/2010/2012/2015 Wimbledon champion1999/2002/2008/2012/2013/2014 US Open champion • 2012 Olympic Singles Gold Medalist • 2000/2008/2012 Olympic Doubles Gold Medalist • 2001/2003/2009/2010 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1999/2010 French Open women's doubles champion • 2000/2002/2008/2009/2012 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1999/2009 US Open women's doubles champion • 1998 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1998 US Open mixed-doubles champion • Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 170 weeks
See also: Williams sisters
Williams, VenusVenus Williams United States United States
1980
7
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2002 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2010 • ITF World Champion in doubles, 2009 (with Serena Williams) • 2000/2001/2005/2007/2008 Wimbledon champion2000/2001 US Open champion • 2000 Olympic Singles Gold Medalist • 2000/2008/2012 Olympic Doubles Gold Medalist • 2001/2003/2009/2010 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1999/2010 French Open women's doubles champion • 2000/2002/2008/2009/2012 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1999/2009 US Open women's doubles champion • 1998 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion • 1998 French Open mixed-doubles champion • Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 11 weeks
See also: Williams sisters
Julia Wipplinger South Africa South Africa 1952 French Championships quarterfinalist
Witmeyer, Marianne WerdelMarianne Werdel Witmeyer United States United States
1967
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 1995 and world No. 45 in doubles in 1992
Wozniacki, CarolineCaroline Wozniacki Denmark Denmark
1990
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 2010 and world No. 52 in doubles in 2014
Wozniak, AleksandraAleksandra Wozniak Canada Canada
1987
Ranked world No. 21 in 2009
Yan Zi China China
1984
Ranked world No. 40 in singles in 2008 and world No. 4 in doubles in 2006 • 2006 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2006 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Zheng Jie China China
1983
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 2009 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2006 • 2006 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2006 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Zrubáková, RadkaRadka Zrubáková Czechoslovakia Czech Republic
1970
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 1991 and world No. 38 in doubles in 1993
Zuluaga, FabiolaFabiola Zuluaga Colombia Colombia
1979
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2005
Zvereva, NatashaNatasha Zvereva Belarus Belarus
1971
Ranked world No. 5 in singles in 1989 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1991 • 1989/1992/1993/1994/1995/1997 French Open women's doubles champion • 1991/1992/1995/1996 US Open women's doubles champion • 1991/1992/1993/1994/1997 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1993/1994/1997 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1990 & 1995 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion
Zvonareva, VeraVera Zvonareva Russia Russia
1984
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2010 and world No. 9 in doubles in 2005 • 2006 US Open women's doubles champion • 2012 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2004 US Open mixed-doubles champion • 2006 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion

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