Women are the embodiment of power, talent, passion, dedication, and strength. They have defied limitations and norms in society to excel in everything, including sports. Of the many different types of sports, tennis has a long history of womens successes and accomplishments.
The following are the ten most remarkable women’s tennis players of all time. These female stars are the face of the sport who have significantly inspired people with their outstanding performances.
Serena’s serve is her ultimate weapon in women’s tennis history. Combining with her unrelenting determination and overall power, she truly is the greatest and most dominant tennis player ever. Williams successfully gained 23 Grand Slam titles. She is indeed a tennis icon, the queen of the Open era, and one of the greatest women tennis players of all time.
2. Steffi Graf
Steffi’s 22 Grand Slam titles prove shes a remarkably dominating and consistent tennis player on clay, grass, and hard-court surfaces. She won 7 Wimbledon’s on grass and 4 Australian Opens, and recently, on hard court. Steffi Graf spent around 377 consecutive weeks as the top player, which is an impressive record.
3. Chris Evert
Chris is known for her speed, cunning, finesse, and mysterious court sense. Throughout her career, shes won 18 Grand Slam titles, winning all these titles on all surfaces. She quickly ranked among the best players, and her dominance in women’s tennis is truly amazing.
Martina brought unmatched physicality to women’s tennis when she roared to the sports scene in 1973. Throughout her career, she won 18 Grand Slam titles, including 9 at Wimbledon. Shes likely the best tennis player of all time for womens doubles with an impressive 31 Grand Slam titles.
She was a dominant tennis player in the late 50s to early 70s. Margaret Court won 24 Grand Slam titles. She won true Grand Slam in 1970 and was the only woman tennis player to win all 4 Grand Slam singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles twice. This Australian player was credited as one of the firsts to embrace and incorporate a physical fitness regimen.
Billie Jean is undeniably a great tennis player with 12 Grand Slam titles. These include 6 at Wimbledon from the years 1966 to 1975. She was not afraid to serve and stand up for women’s rights in the world of sports. With her fantastic tennis skills, no doubt she became a highly influential and respected tennis player.
After becoming a pro in 1994, Hingis proceed to a sweltering start. Three years after becoming a pro, she won her very first Grand Slam title. Hingis also won the French Open, US Open, Wimbledon Open, and Australian Open. She spent about 200 weeks on the top spot in singles ranking and 90 weeks as number one in doubles rankings worldwide throughout her tennis career. She won 25 major titles.
Justine Henin is known for her physical toughness and mental resilience. Despite her petite physique, she reigns atop the WTA singles chart that lasted for about 117 weeks. Justine Henin finished in the top spot at the end of years 2003, 2006 and 2007. She won 7 Grand Slam titles in singles.
9. Tracy Austin
Her tennis career is pretty remarkable, considering what she accomplished at an early age. Despite winning only two Grand Slam titles, many can attest that she is a well-rounded tennis player who excels on any surface.
10. Venus Williams
Venus Williams, sister to Serena Williams, is one of the most dominant, powerful, and strongest active tennis players today. She leaves a mark in the history of tennis, having won 7 Grand Slam titles in singles. Venus Williams is known for her superb athleticism.
From the beginning of their career until now, these women continue to inspire millions of people worldwide. Passion and desire have made these women the worlds greatest womens tennis players.