7 Greatest Female Tennis Players of All Time
There are a large number of female tennis players who have made their place in the history of tennis. In the last 50 years of the open era, numerous female tennis players have written their name in the history of tennis with golden words. It would be very difficult to narrow down the list of greatest female tennis players of all time. We have made your work and made a list of top 7 greatest tennis players of all time. So without wasting time, lets check out the list.
7. Billie Jean King
She was born in 1943 in California. Billie Jean King turned pro in 1968 and won 12 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 Australian, 1 French, 6 Wimbledon, 4 US Open in her career. The American career prize money was $1,966,487. She was known for her dominance on grass courts and aggressive gameplays.
6. Monica Seles
The United States and Yugoslavia international turned pro in the year 1989 and retired in 2008. She earned $14,891,762 career prize money. During her professional career, she won 9 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 4 Australian, 3 French, 2 US Open. Overall she won 53 titles in her career. In the year 2009 she was inducted in the Hall of Fame.
5. Chris Evert
Chris Evert is the former world number 1 tennis player. The American international won 18 grand slam titles in her career. She won 2 Australian Open, 7 French Open, 3 Wimbledon and 6 US Open. Evert has more than 90% winning percentage in singles matches during her career.
4. Margaret Court
Many analysts feel that she is the greatest female tennis player of all time with 24 grand slam titles. She was the first woman to win a single grand slam title in 1970. Margaret was the first female player to incorporate weight and fitness training in her game.
3. Martina Navratilova
At number three place on the greatest female tennis players list is Martina Navratilova. She dominated the tennis world in the 1970s and 1980s. Martina has 167 career titles and won 18 grand slam titles: 3 Australian, 2 French, 9 Wimbledon, 4 US Open.
2. Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf is at the number 2nd spot in the list. The German international was an all rounder in his 17 years career. She turned pro in 1982 and retired in the year 1999. Steffi won 4 Australian Open, 6 French Open, 7 Wimbledon and 5 US Open. In 2004, she was inducted in the Hall of Fame.
1. Serena Williams
The greatest female tennis player of all time is Serena Williams. She is considered the strongest and most powerful female tennis player. The American has won 23 grand slam titles in her career. Serena has a career prize money of $94,518,971. Her grand slam record and dominance on the court makes her the greatest female tennis player of all time.