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List of Grand Slam women's singles champions

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

Champions by year

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Margaret Court has 24 singles majors, an all time record. In 1970, Court became the first woman during the open era to win the singles Grand Slam.
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<center>Steffi Graf – winner of 22 Major titles, and the only person to win the Golden Slam (1988).
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<center>Helen Wills Moody – winner of 19 Major titles, the first woman to win more than 10 titles.
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<center>Serena Williams is the winner of 19 Major titles, second in the Open Era.
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<center>Martina Navratilova won 18 titles, tied for the third most with Chris Evert Open Era.
File:Chris Evert playing tennis at Camp David.png
<center>Chris Evert has won 18 Major titles, tied for the third most with Martina Navratilova in the Open Era.
Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1884 started in 1922 started in 1897 23x15px GBR: Maud Watson (1/2) started in 1887
1885 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Maud Watson (2/2) tournament not created
1886 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Blanche Bingley Hillyard (1/6) tournament not created
1887 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Lottie Dod (1/5) 23x15px USA: Ellen Hansell
1888 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Lottie Dod (2/5) 23x15px Bertha Townsend (1/2)
1889 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Blanche Bingley Hillyard (2/6) 23x15px Bertha Townsend (2/2)
1890 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Helen Rice 23x15px Ellen Roosevelt
1891 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Lottie Dod (3/5) 23x15px Mabel Cahill (1/2)
1892 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Lottie Dod (4/5) 23x15px Mabel Cahill (2/2)
1893 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Lottie Dod (5/5) 23x15px Aline Terry
1894 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Blanche Bingley Hillyard (3/6) 23x15px Helen Hellwig
1895 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Charlotte Cooper Sterry (1/5) 23x15px Juliette Atkinson (1/3)
1896 tournament not created tournament not created 23x15px Charlotte Cooper Sterry (2/5) 23x15px Elisabeth Moore (1/4)
1897 tournament not created 23x15px FRA: Masson, AdineAdine Masson * 23x15px Blanche Bingley Hillyard (4/6) 23x15px Juliette Atkinson (2/3)
1898 tournament not created 23x15px Masson, AdineAdine Masson * 23x15px Charlotte Cooper Sterry (3/5) 23x15px Juliette Atkinson (3/3)
1899 tournament not created 23x15px Masson, AdineAdine Masson * 23x15px Blanche Bingley Hillyard (5/6) 23x15px Marion Jones (1/2)
1900 tournament not created 23x15px Prévost, HélèneHélène Prévost * 23x15px Blanche Bingley Hillyard (6/6) 23x15px Myrtle McAteer
1901 tournament not created 23x15px Girod, P.P. Girod * 23x15px Charlotte Cooper Sterry (4/5) 23x15px Elisabeth Moore (2/4)
1902 tournament not created 23x15px Masson, AdineAdine Masson * 23x15px Muriel Robb 23x15px Marion Jones (2/2)
1903 tournament not created 23x15px Masson, AdineAdine Masson * 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers (1/7) 23x15px Elisabeth Moore (3/4)
1904 tournament not created 23x15px Gillou, KateKate Gillou * 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers (2/7) 23x15px May Sutton Bundy (1/3)
1905 tournament not created 23x15px Gillou, KateKate Gillou * 23x15px May Sutton Bundy (2/3) 23x15px Elisabeth Moore (4/4)
1906 tournament not created 23x15px Gillou-Fenwick, KateKate Gillou-Fenwick * 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers (3/7) 23x15px Helen Homans
1907 tournament not created 23x15px Kermel, Comtesse deComtesse de Kermel * 23x15px May Sutton Bundy (3/3) 23x15px Evelyn Sears
1908 tournament not created 23x15px Gillou-Fenwick, KateKate Gillou-Fenwick * 23x15px Charlotte Cooper Sterry (5/5) 23x15px Maud Barger-Wallach
1909 tournament not created 23x15px Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * 23x15px Dora Boothby 23x15px Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (1/4)
1910 tournament not created 23x15px Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers (4/7) 23x15px Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (2/4)
1911 tournament not created 23x15px Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers (5/7) 23x15px Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (3/4)
1912 tournament not created 23x15px Matthey, JeanneJeanne Matthey * 23x15px Ethel Thomson Larcombe 23x15px Mary Browne (1/3)
1913 tournament not created 23x15px Broquedis, MargueriteMarguerite Broquedis * 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers (6/7) 23x15px Mary Browne (2/3)
1914 tournament not created 23x15px Broquedis, MargueriteMarguerite Broquedis * 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers (7/7) 23x15px Mary Browne (3/3)
1915 tournament not created no competition no competition 23x15px NOR: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (1/8)
1916 tournament not created no competition no competition 23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (2/8)
1917 tournament not created no competition no competition 23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (3/8)
1918 tournament not created no competition no competition 23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (4/8)
1919 tournament not created no competition 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (1/8) 23x15px Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (4/4)
1920 tournament not created 23x15px Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (2/8) 23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (5/8)
1921 tournament not created 23x15px Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (3/8) 23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (6/8)
1922 23x15px AUS: Margaret Molesworth (1/2) 23x15px Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (4/8) 23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (7/8)
1923 23x15px Margaret Molesworth (2/2) 23x15px Lenglen, SuzanneSuzanne Lenglen * 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (5/8) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (1/19)
1924 23x15px Sylvia Lance Harper 23x15px Vlasto, JulieJulie Vlasto * 23x15px Kathleen McKane Godfree (1/2) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (2/19)
1925 23x15px Daphne Akhurst Cozens (1/5) 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (6/8) 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (7/8) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (3/19)
1926 23x15px Daphne Akhurst Cozens (2/5) 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen (8/8) 23x15px Kathleen McKane Godfree (2/2) 23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (8/8)
1927 23x15px Esna Boyd Robertson 23x15px NLD: Kornelia Bouman 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (4/19) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (5/19)
1928 23x15px Daphne Akhurst Cozens (3/5) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (6/19) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (7/19) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (8/19)
1929 23x15px Daphne Akhurst Cozens (4/5) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (9/19) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (10/19) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (11/19)
1930 23x15px Daphne Akhurst Cozens (5/5) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (12/19) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (13/19) 23x15px Betty Nuthall Shoemaker
1931 23x15px Coral McInnes Buttsworth (1/2) 23x15px DEU: Cilly Aussem (1/2) 23x15px Cilly Aussem (2/2) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (14/19)
1932 23x15px Coral McInnes Buttsworth (2/2) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (15/19) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (16/19) 23x15px Helen Jacobs (1/5)
1933 23x15px Joan Hartigan Bathurst (1/3) 23x15px Margaret Scriven Vivian (1/2) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (17/19) 23x15px Helen Jacobs (2/5)
1934 23x15px Joan Hartigan Bathurst (2/3) 23x15px Margaret Scriven Vivian (2/2) 23x15px Dorothy Round Little (1/3) 23x15px Helen Jacobs (3/5)
1935 23x15px Dorothy Round Little (2/3) 23x15px DEU: Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1/3) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (18/19) 23x15px Helen Jacobs (4/5)
1936 23x15px Joan Hartigan Bathurst (3/3) 23x15px Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (2/3) 23x15px Helen Jacobs (5/5) 23x15px Alice Marble (1/5)
1937 23x15px Nancye Wynne Bolton (1/6) 23x15px Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (3/3) 23x15px Dorothy Round Little (3/3) 23x15px CHL: Anita Lizana de Ellis
1938 23x15px Dorothy Bundy Cheney 23x15px Simonne Mathieu (1/2) 23x15px Helen Wills Moody (19/19) 23x15px Alice Marble (2/5)
1939 23x15px Emily Hood Westacott 23x15px Simonne Mathieu (2/2) 23x15px Alice Marble (3/5) 23x15px Alice Marble (4/5)
1940 23x15px Nancye Wynne Bolton (2/6) no competition no competition 23x15px Alice Marble (5/5)
1941 no competition 23x15px LUX: Alice Weiwers ††† no competition 23x15px Sarah Palfrey Cooke (1/2)
1942 no competition 23x15px Alice Weiwers ††† no competition 23x15px Pauline Betz Addie (1/5)
1943 no competition 23x15px Simone Iribarne Lafargue ††† no competition 23x15px Pauline Betz Addie (2/5)
1944 no competition 23x15px Raymonde Veber Jones ††† no competition 23x15px Pauline Betz Addie (3/5)
1945 no competition 23x16px  SUI: Lolette Payot ††† no competition 23x15px Sarah Palfrey Cooke (2/2)
1946 23x15px Nancye Wynne Bolton (3/6) 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont (1/6) 23x15px Pauline Betz Addie (4/5) 23x15px Pauline Betz Addie (5/5)
1947 23x15px Nancye Wynne Bolton (4/6) 23x15px Patricia Canning Todd 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont (2/6) 23x15px Louise Brough Clapp (1/6)
1948 23x15px Nancye Wynne Bolton (5/6) 23x15px Nelly Landry 23x15px Louise Brough Clapp (2/6) 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont (3/6)
1949 23x15px Doris Hart (1/6) 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont (4/6) 23x15px Louise Brough Clapp (3/6) 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont (5/6)
1950 23x15px Louise Brough Clapp (4/6) 23x15px Doris Hart (2/6) 23x15px Louise Brough Clapp (5/6) 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont (6/6)
1951 23x15px Nancye Wynne Bolton (6/6) 23x15px Shirley Fry Irvin (1/4) 23x15px Doris Hart (3/6) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (1/9)
1952 23x15px Thelma Coyne Long (1/2) 23x15px Doris Hart (4/6) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (2/9) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (3/9)
1953 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (4/9) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (5/9) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (6/9) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (7/9)
1954 23x15px Thelma Coyne Long (2/2) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (8/9) 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker (9/9) 23x15px Doris Hart (5/6)
1955 23x15px Beryl Penrose 23x15px Angela Mortimer Barrett (1/3) 23x15px Louise Brough Clapp (6/6) 23x15px Doris Hart (6/6)
1956 23x15px Mary Carter Reitano (1/2) 23x15px Althea Gibson (1/5) 23x15px Shirley Fry Irvin (2/4) 23x15px Shirley Fry Irvin (3/4)
1957 23x15px Shirley Fry Irvin (4/4) 23x15px Shirley Bloomer Brasher 23x15px Althea Gibson (2/5) 23x15px Althea Gibson (3/5)
1958 23x15px Angela Mortimer Barrett (2/3) 23x15px HUN: Zsuzsa Körmöczy 23x15px Althea Gibson (4/5) 23x15px Althea Gibson (5/5)
1959 23x15px Mary Carter Reitano (2/2) 23x15px Christine Truman Janes 23x15px BRA: Maria Bueno (1/7) 23x15px Maria Bueno (2/7)
1960 23x15px Margaret Court (1/24) 23x15px Darlene Hard (1/3) 23x15px Maria Bueno (3/7) 23x15px Darlene Hard (2/3)
1961 23x15px Margaret Court (2/24) 23x15px Ann Haydon-Jones (1/3) 23x15px Angela Mortimer Barrett (3/3) 23x15px Darlene Hard (3/3)
1962 23x15px Margaret Court (3/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (4/24) 23x15px Karen Hantze Susman 23x15px Margaret Court (5/24)
1963 23x15px Margaret Court (6/24) 23x15px Lesley Turner Bowrey (1/2) 23x15px Margaret Court (7/24) 23x15px Maria Bueno (4/7)
1964 23x15px Margaret Court (8/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (9/24) 23x15px Maria Bueno (5/7) 23x15px Maria Bueno (6/7)
1965 23x15px Margaret Court (10/24) 23x15px Lesley Turner Bowrey (2/2) 23x15px Margaret Court (11/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (12/24)
1966 23x15px Margaret Court (13/24) 23x15px Ann Haydon-Jones (2/3) 23x15px Billie Jean King (1/12) 23x15px Maria Bueno (7/7)
1967 23x15px Nancy Richey (1/2) 23x15px Françoise Dürr 23x15px Billie Jean King (2/12) 23x15px Billie Jean King (3/12)
1968 23x15px Billie Jean King (4/12)
<center>Amateur era tennis ends</center>
<center>Open era tennis begins </center>23x15px Nancy Richey (2/2) 23x15px Billie Jean King (5/12) 23x15px Virginia Wade (1/3)
1969 23x15px Margaret Court (14/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (15/24) 23x15px Ann Haydon-Jones (3/3) 23x15px Margaret Court (16/24)
1970 23x15px Margaret Court (17/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (18/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (19/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (20/24)
1971 23x15px Margaret Court (21/24) 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1/7) 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley (2/7) 23x15px Billie Jean King (6/12)
1972 23x15px Virginia Wade (2/3) 23x15px Billie Jean King (7/12) 23x15px Billie Jean King (8/12) 23x15px Billie Jean King (9/12)
1973 23x15px Margaret Court (22/24) 23x15px Margaret Court (23/24) 23x15px Billie Jean King (10/12) 23x15px Margaret Court (24/24)
1974 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley (3/7) 23x15px Chris Evert (1/18) 23x15px Chris Evert (2/18) 23x15px Billie Jean King (11/12)
1975 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley (4/7) 23x15px Chris Evert (3/18) 23x15px Billie Jean King (12/12) 23x15px Chris Evert (4/18)
1976 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley (5/7) 23x15px Sue Barker 23x15px Chris Evert (5/18) 23x15px Chris Evert (6/18)
1977 23x15px Kerry Melville Reid (Jan) 23x15px YUG: Mima Jaušovec 23x15px Virginia Wade (3/3) 23x15px Chris Evert (7/18)
23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley (6/7) (Dec)
1978 23x15px Chris O'Neil †† 23x15px ROU: Virginia Ruzici 23x15px Martina Navratilova (1/18) 23x15px Chris Evert (8/18)
1979 23x15px Barbara Jordan †† 23x15px Chris Evert (9/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (2/18) 23x15px Tracy Austin (1/2)
1980 23x15px TCH: Hana Mandlíková (1/4) †† 23x15px Chris Evert (10/18) 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley (7/7) 23x15px Chris Evert (11/18)
1981 23x15px Martina Navratilova (3/18) †† 23x15px Hana Mandlíková (2/4) 23x15px Chris Evert (12/18) 23x15px Tracy Austin (2/2)
1982 23x15px Chris Evert (14/18) †† 23x15px Martina Navratilova (4/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (5/18) 23x15px Chris Evert (13/18)
1983 23x15px Martina Navratilova (8/18) †† 23x15px Chris Evert (15/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (6/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (7/18)
1984 23x15px Chris Evert (16/18) †† 23x15px Martina Navratilova (9/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (10/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (11/18)
1985 23x15px Martina Navratilova (13/18) †† 23x15px Chris Evert (17/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (12/18) 23x15px Hana Mandlíková (3/4)
1986 no competition 23x15px Chris Evert (18/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (14/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (15/18)
1987 23x15px Hana Mandlíková (4/4) 23x15px FRG: Steffi Graf (1/22) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (16/18) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (17/18)
1988 23x15px Steffi Graf (2/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (3/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (4/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (5/22)
1989 23x15px Steffi Graf (6/22) 23x15px ESP: Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1/4) 23x15px Steffi Graf (7/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (8/22)
1990 23x15px Steffi Graf (9/22) 23x15px Monica Seles (1/9) 23x15px Martina Navratilova (18/18) 23x15px ARG: Gabriela Sabatini
1991 23x15px Monica Seles (2/9) 23x15px Monica Seles (3/9) 23x15px GER: Steffi Graf (10/22) 23x15px Monica Seles (4/9)
1992 23x15px Monica Seles (5/9) 23x15px YUG: Monica Seles (6/9) 23x15px Steffi Graf (11/22) 23x15px Monica Seles (7/9)
1993 23x15px Monica Seles (8/9) 23x15px Steffi Graf (12/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (13/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (14/22)
1994 23x15px Steffi Graf (15/22) 23x15px Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (2/4) 23x15px Conchita Martínez 23x15px Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (3/4)
1995 23x15px Mary Pierce (1/2) 23x15px Steffi Graf (16/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (17/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (18/22)
1996 23x15px Monica Seles (9/9) 23x15px Steffi Graf (19/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (20/22) 23x15px Steffi Graf (21/22)
1997 23x16px Martina Hingis (1/5) 23x15px CRO: Iva Majoli 23x16px Martina Hingis (2/5) 23x16px Martina Hingis (3/5)
1998 23x16px Martina Hingis (4/5) 23x15px Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (4/4) 23x15px CZE: Jana Novotná 23x15px Lindsay Davenport (1/3)
1999 23x16px Martina Hingis (5/5) 23x15px Steffi Graf (22/22) 23x15px Lindsay Davenport (2/3) 23x15px Serena Williams (1/19)
2000 23x15px Lindsay Davenport (3/3) 23x15px Mary Pierce (2/2) 23x15px Venus Williams (1/7) 23x15px Venus Williams (2/7)
2001 23x15px Jennifer Capriati (1/3) 23x15px Jennifer Capriati (2/3) 23x15px Venus Williams (3/7) 23x15px Venus Williams (4/7)
2002 23x15px Jennifer Capriati (3/3) 23x15px Serena Williams (2/19) 23x15px Serena Williams (3/19) 23x15px Serena Williams (4/19)
2003 23x15px Serena Williams (5/19) 23x15px BEL: Justine Henin (1/7) 23x15px Serena Williams (6/19) 23x15px Justine Henin (2/7)
2004 23x15px Justine Henin (3/7) 23x15px RUS: Anastasia Myskina 23x15px Maria Sharapova (1/5) 23x15px Svetlana Kuznetsova (1/2)
2005 23x15px Serena Williams (7/19) 23x15px Justine Henin (4/7) 23x15px Venus Williams (5/7) 23x15px Kim Clijsters (1/4)
2006 23x15px Amélie Mauresmo (1/2) 23x15px Justine Henin (5/7) 23x15px Amélie Mauresmo (2/2) 23x15px Maria Sharapova (2/5)
2007 23x15px Serena Williams (8/19) 23x15px Justine Henin (6/7) 23x15px Venus Williams (6/7) 23x15px Justine Henin (7/7)
2008 23x15px Maria Sharapova (3/5) 23x15px SRB: Ana Ivanovic 23x15px Venus Williams (7/7) 23x15px Serena Williams (9/19)
2009 23x15px Serena Williams (10/19) 23x15px Svetlana Kuznetsova (2/2) 23x15px Serena Williams (11/19) 23x15px Kim Clijsters (2/4)
2010 23x15px Serena Williams (12/19) 23x15px ITA: Francesca Schiavone 23x15px Serena Williams (13/19) 23x15px Kim Clijsters (3/4)
2011 23x15px Kim Clijsters (4/4) 23x15px CHN: Li Na (1/2) 23x15px Petra Kvitová (1/2) 23x15px Samantha Stosur
2012 23x15px BLR: Victoria Azarenka (1/2) 23x15px Maria Sharapova (4/5) 23x15px Serena Williams (14/19) 23x15px Serena Williams (15/19)
2013 23x15px Victoria Azarenka (2/2) 23x15px Serena Williams (16/19) 23x15px Marion Bartoli 23x15px Serena Williams (17/19)
2014 23x15px Li Na (2/2) 23x15px Maria Sharapova (5/5) 23x15px Petra Kvitová (2/2) 23x15px Serena Williams (18/19)
2015 23x15px Serena Williams (19/19)
Legend
Player won all 4 Grand Slam tournaments in the same year
Player won 3 Grand Slam tournaments in the same year
Player won 2 Grand Slam tournaments in the same year
Italicsclub members or citizens only
* considered a non-slam event by a majority of authorities
† The French Championships opened itself to international competitors and renamed as Championnats Internationaux de France (de tennis).
†† Australian Open held in December
††† Not recognized because France was under German control[11]

Statistics

Winners by decade

Most Grand Slam tournament singles titles

All time (5 or more)

Rank Player Total Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1 23x15px Margaret Court 24 11 5 3 5
2 23x15px Steffi Graf 22 4 6 7 5
3 23x15px Helen Wills Moody 19 0 4 8 7
= 23x15px Serena Williams 19 6 2 5 6
5 23x15px Chris Evert 18 2 7 3 6
= 23x15px Martina Navratilova 18 3 2 9 4
7 23x15px Billie Jean King 12 1 1 6 4
8 23x15px/23x15px/23x15px Monica Seles 9 4 3 0 2
= 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker 9 1 2 3 3
10 23x15px Suzanne Lenglen 8 0 2 6 0
= 23x15px/23x15px Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 8 0 0 0 8
12 23x15px Maria Bueno 7 0 0 3 4
= 23x15px Evonne Goolagong 7 4 1 2 0
= 23x15px Justine Henin 7 1 4 0 2
= 23x15px Dorothea Lambert Chambers 7 0 0 7 0
= 23x15px Venus Williams 7 0 0 5 2
17 23x15px Nancye Wynne Bolton 6 6 0 0 0
= 23x15px Louise Brough Clapp 6 1 0 4 1
= 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont 6 0 2 1 3
= 23x15px Doris Hart 6 1 2 1 2
= 23x15px Blanche Bingley Hillyard 6 0 0 6 0
22 23x15px Pauline Betz Addie 5 0 0 1 4
= 23x15px Charlotte Cooper Sterry 5 0 0 5 0
= 23x15px Daphne Akhurst Cozens 5 5 0 0 0
= 23x15px Lottie Dod 5 0 0 5 0
= 23x15px Althea Gibson 5 0 1 2 2
= 23x16px Martina Hingis 5 3 0 1 1
= 23x15px Helen Jacobs 5 0 0 1 4
= 23x15px Alice Marble 5 0 0 1 4
= 23x15px Maria Sharapova 5 1 2 1 1

Open Era (2 or more)

Rank Player Total Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1 23x15px Steffi Graf 22 4 6 7 5
2 23x15px Serena Williams 19 6 2 5 6
3 23x15px Chris Evert 18 2 7 3 6
= 23x15px Martina Navratilova 18 3 2 9 4
5 23x15px Margaret Court 11 4 3 1 3
6 23x15px/23x15px/23x15px Monica Seles 9 4 3 0 2
7 23x15px Billie Jean King 8 0 1 4 3
8 23x15px Evonne Goolagong 7 4 1 2 0
= 23x15px Justine Henin 7 1 4 0 2
= 23x15px Venus Williams 7 0 0 5 2
11 23x16px Martina Hingis 5 3 0 1 1
= 23x15px Maria Sharapova 5 1 2 1 1
13 23x15px Kim Clijsters 4 1 0 0 3
= 23x15px Hana Mandlíková 4 2 1 0 1
= 23x15px Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 0 3 0 1
16 23x15px Jennifer Capriati 3 2 1 0 0
= 23x15px Lindsay Davenport 3 1 0 1 1
= 23x15px Virginia Wade 3 1 0 1 1
19 23x15px Tracy Austin 2 0 0 0 2
= 23x15px Victoria Azarenka 2 2 0 0 0
= 23x15px Svetlana Kuznetsova 2 0 1 0 1
= 23x15px Petra Kvitová 2 0 0 2 0
= 23x15px Li Na 2 1 1 0 0
= 23x15px Amélie Mauresmo 2 1 0 1 0
= 23x15px Mary Pierce 2 1 1 0 0

1 Grand Slam winners during the Open era: 23x15px Nancy Richey Gunter, 23x15px Ann Haydon-Jones, 23x15px Sue Barker, 23x15px Kerry Melville Reid, 23x15px Mima Jaušovec, 23x15px Chris O'Neil, 23x15px Virginia Ruzici, 23x15px Barbara Jordan, 23x15px Gabriela Sabatini, 23x15pxConchita Martínez, 23x15px Iva Majoli, 23x15px Jana Novotná, 23x15px Anastasia Myskina, 23x15px Ana Ivanovic, 23x15px Francesca Schiavone, 23x15px Samantha Stosur and 23x15px Marion Bartoli

Bold: Active players

Most singles wins per Grand Slam tournament

Total winners by country

Unique winners by country (open era)

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

Country Players Names
23x15px Argentina 1 Gabriela Sabatini
23x15px Australia 5 Margaret Court, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Chris O'Neil, Kerry Melville Reid, Samantha Stosur
23x15px Belarus 1 Victoria Azarenka
23x15px Belgium 2 Kim Clijsters, Justine Henin
23x15px China 1 Li Na
23x15px Croatia 1 Iva Majoli
23x15px Czechoslovakia 1 Hana Mandlíková
23x15px Czech Republic 2 Jana Novotná, Petra Kvitová
23x15px France 3 Marion Bartoli, Amélie Mauresmo, Mary Pierce
23x15px Germany 1 Steffi Graf
23x15px Italy 1 Francesca Schiavone
23x15px Romania 1 Virginia Ruzici
23x15px Russia 3 Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Myskina, Maria Sharapova
23x15px Serbia 1 Ana Ivanovic
23x15px Spain 2 Conchita Martínez, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
23x16px  Switzerland 1 Martina Hingis
23x15px United Kingdom 3 Sue Barker, Ann Haydon-Jones, Virginia Wade
23x15px United States 11 Tracy Austin, Jennifer Capriati, Lindsay Davenport, Chris Evert, Barbara Jordan, Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova, Nancy Richey Gunter, Monica Seles, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
23x15px/23x15px Yugoslavia 2 Mima Jaušovec, Monica Seles

Total Winners by continent

Most consecutive Grand Slam singles titles

Titles Player Years
6 23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker 1952–53
23x15px Margaret Court 1969–71
23x15px Martina Navratilova 1983–84
5 23x15px Steffi Graf 1988–89
4 23x15px Steffi Graf 1993–94
23x15px Serena Williams 2002–03
3 23x15px Helen Wills Moody 1928
23x15px Helen Wills Moody 1929
23x15px Margaret Court 1965–66
23x15px Billie Jean King 1967–68
23x15px Billie Jean King 1972
23x15px Chris Evert 1982–83
23x15px Steffi Graf 1989–90
23x15px/23x15px Monica Seles 1991–92
23x15px Steffi Graf 1995
23x15px Steffi Graf 1996
23x16px Martina Hingis 1997–98

Completed the Grand Slam

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

Player Year
23x15px Maureen Connolly Brinker <center>1953</center>
23x15px Margaret Court <center>1970</center>
23x15px Steffi Graf <center>1988 *</center>
  • Golden Slam (also won the Olympic Gold medal)[12]

Winners of the Career Grand Slam

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

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

Winners of three Grand Slam tournaments in the same calendar year

Winners of two Grand Slam tournaments in the same calendar year

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

Chronological timeline (by player)

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

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

Country Player Times Grand Slam Tournaments
23x15px Australian Open 23x15px French Open 23x15px Wimbledon 23x15px US Open
23x15px Australia Margaret Court 3 1970, 1973 1969
23x15px Australia Evonne Goolagong 4 1975, 1976, 1977 (Dec)  * 1971
23x15px United States Billie Jean King 3 1972^ 1971, 1972^
23x15px United States Chris Evert  # 5 1974 1981 1976, 1977, 1978  *
23x15px Australia Chris O'Neil 1 1978
23x15px United States Martina Navratilova 6* 1983^, 1984, 1986, 1990  * 1983^, 1987
23x15px Germany Steffi Graf  # 5 1988^, 1989, 1994  * 1988^ 1996
23x15px Yugoslavia Monica Seles 1 1992
23x15px Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1 1994
23x15px France Mary Pierce 1 1995
23x16px  Switzerland Martina Hingis 2 1997^ 1997^
23x15px United States Lindsay Davenport  # 3 2000 1999 1998
23x15px United States Venus Williams 2 2008 2001
23x15px United States Serena Williams 5 2002^, 2010 2002^, 2008, 2014  *
23x15px Belgium Justine Henin 3 2006, 2007^  * 2007^
23x15px Russia Maria Sharapova 1 2008  1 - -
23x15px France Marion Bartoli 1 2013  1
Total per Grand slam tournaments: 13 7 10 17

Decade breakdown

Decades Times Player(s)
1960s 1 23x15px Margaret Court
1970s 14 23x15px Chris Evert (4), 23x15px Evonne Goolagong (4), 23x15px Billie Jean King (3), 23x15px Margaret Court (2), 23x15px Chris O’Neil
1980s 9 23x15px Martina Navratilova (5), 23x15px Steffi Graf (3), 23x15px Chris Evert
1990s 10 23x15px Lindsay Davenport (2), 23x15px Steffi Graf (2), 23x16px Martina Hingis (2), 23x15px Martina Navratilova, 23x15px Mary Pierce, 23x15px Monica Seles, 23x15px Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
2000s 10 23x15px Justine Henin (3), 23x15px Serena Williams (3), 23x15px Venus Williams (2), 23x15px Lindsay Davenport, 23x15px Maria Sharapova
2010s 3 23x15px Serena Williams (2), 23x15px Marion Bartoli

All countrywomen in final (Open era)

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

Tournament Winner Runner-up
1970 Australian Open 23x15px Margaret Court 23x15px Kerry Melville Reid
1971 Australian Open 23x15px Margaret Court 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley
1971 French Open 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley 23x15px Helen Gourlay Cawley
1971 Wimbledon 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley 23x15px Margaret Court
1971 US Open 23x15px Billie Jean King 23x15px Rosemary Casals
1973 Australian Open 23x15px Margaret Court 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley
1973 Wimbledon 23x15px Billie Jean King 23x15px Chris Evert
1973 US Open 23x15px Margaret Court 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley
1977 Australian Open (January) 23x15px Kerry Melville Reid 23x15px Dianne Fromholtz Balestrat
1977 Australian Open (December) 23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley 23x15px Helen Gourlay Cawley
1978 Wimbledon 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1978 US Open 23x15px Chris Evert 23x15px Pam Shriver
1979 Wimbledon 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1979 US Open 23x15px Tracy Austin 23x15px Chris Evert
1979 Australian Open 23x15px Barbara Jordan 23x15px Sharon Walsh
1981 US Open 23x15px Tracy Austin 23x15px Martina Navratilova
1983 US Open 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1984 US Open 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1981 Australian Open 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1982 Australian Open 23x15px Chris Evert 23x15px Martina Navratilova
1982 French Open 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Andrea Jaeger
1982 Wimbledon 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1983 Australian Open 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Kathy Jordan
1983 Wimbledon 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Andrea Jaeger
1984 French Open 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1984 Wimbledon 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1985 Australian Open 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1985 French Open 23x15px Chris Evert 23x15px Martina Navratilova
1985 Wimbledon 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Chris Evert
1986 French Open 23x15px Chris Evert 23x15px Martina Navratilova
1990 Wimbledon 23x15px Martina Navratilova 23x15px Zina Garrison
2000 Wimbledon 23x15px Venus Williams 23x15px Lindsay Davenport
2000 US Open 23x15px Venus Williams 23x15px Lindsay Davenport
2001 US Open 23x15px Venus Williams 23x15px Serena Williams
2002 French Open 23x15px Serena Williams 23x15px Venus Williams
2002 Wimbledon 23x15px Serena Williams 23x15px Venus Williams
2002 US Open 23x15px Serena Williams 23x15px Venus Williams
2003 Australian Open 23x15px Serena Williams 23x15px Venus Williams
2003 French Open 23x15px Justine Henin 23x15px Kim Clijsters
2003 Wimbledon 23x15px Serena Williams 23x15px Venus Williams
2003 US Open 23x15px Justine Henin 23x15px Kim Clijsters
2004 Australian Open 23x15px Justine Henin 23x15px Kim Clijsters
2004 French Open 23x15px Anastasia Myskina 23x15px Elena Dementieva
2004 US Open 23x15px Svetlana Kuznetsova 23x15px Elena Dementieva
2005 Australian Open 23x15px Serena Williams 23x15px Lindsay Davenport
2005 Wimbledon 23x15px Venus Williams 23x15px Lindsay Davenport
2008 Wimbledon 23x15px Venus Williams 23x15px Serena Williams
2009 French Open 23x15px Svetlana Kuznetsova 23x15px Dinara Safina
2009 Wimbledon 23x15px Serena Williams 23x15px Venus Williams

See also

Notes

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