Winning a Grand Slam means higher ranking points, good prize money, public & media attention and great opportunities. The grand slam is the toughest set of 4 tennis events in 3 different surfaces and 4 different locations covering the world of tennis. It is also considered the most prestigious Tennis tournament. Despite how difficult it is to win a Grand Slam, many players have already dominated this title. Here is the list of top 5 players with Most Grand Slam Titles in Tennis History.
Top 5 Players with Most Grand Slam Titles in Tennis History
5). Roy Emerson – 12
Roy Emerson keeps up with the fifth position in the list of most Grand Slam titles. He is the only male player to have won all four Grand Slam titles in singles and doubles. In spite of retiring 50 years ago, he has a record of 12 Grand Slams.
He was the dominant player of his time, and won a total of 6 Australian Open titles. Not only this, but he also won 2 slams each in Australia, England, and the USA. He has won a total of 28 Grand Slam Titles (16 Grand Slam titles in doubles and 12 Grand Slam titles in singles).
4). Pete Sampras – 14
Pete Sampras one of the best tennis players, dominated tennis in the 90s, especially on the grass, where he conquered seven Wimbledon titles. With 14 Grand Slam Titles, he remains at 4 on this list.
He has won 7 Wimbledon titles, 5 US Open titles, and 2 Australian Open titles but unfortunately, he never won a French Open title. Pete Sampras’s record of 14 Grand Slams was surpassed by Federer in 2009 at Wimbledon and then Nadal in 2017 at Rolland Garros.
3). Roger Federer – 20
Roger Federer, the greatest tennis player of all time is the first-ever male tennis player to win 20 Grand Slam titles in the history of tennis. He dominated this game in 2000s as he won 15 Grand Slam titles in that period.
He had his most success at Wimbledon, where he is a record eight-time champion. Roger Federer is also the first men’s singles player in the Open Era to win 100 Grand Slam main draw matches. With 20 Grand Slam titles and 103 tournament wins worldwide to his name, Roger Federer played his final professional match on 23 September at the fifth edition of the Laver Cup.
2). Rafael Nadal – 22
Rafael Nadal tops the list of Most Grand Slam titles in tennis History with 22 Titles to his name. He is currently ranked No. 2 in Latest ATP Singles Ranking.
He has achieved total of 22 Grand Slam titles including 14 French Open titles. Along with this, he has won 92 ATP singles titles along with 36 Masters titles. Nadal won his first Grand Slam in 2005 by winning the French Open. He is one of the most successful teenage players to win 14 titles before turning 20.
1). Novak Djokovic – 23
The 36 years old Serbian Tennis player, Novak Djokovic has 23 Grand Slam titles to his name with 9 Australian Open titles. Besides this, he has won a total of 90 ATP Titles, 5 ATP Finals titles, and a record 38 ATP Masters titles. Novak won his first Grand Slam in 2008. Moreover, he is the first male Serbian player to win a Grand Slam title, and also, he is the only male player who has won all nine of the Master’s tournaments and has done twice. He recently won his third French Open in 2023.
Most Grand Slam Winners List till 2022
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