1949 Wimbledon Men's Singles Champion
One of three players to have won every possible title (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) at all four Grand Slam events.
Roger Federer had an unbelievably successful 2004. His 2004 prize money was $6,357,547 including 11 singles titles. Federer is the first player since Mats Wilander in 1988 to win three Grand Slam titles in a season
John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. McEnroe won seven Grand Slam singles titles—three at Wimbledon and four at the US Open—nine Grand Slam men's doubles titles, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title. He is remembered for his shot-making artistry and superb volleying; for his famous rivalries with Björn Borg, Jimmy Connors, and Ivan Lendl; for his confrontational on-court behavior
Martina Hingis won 40 singles titles and 36 doubles titles including 14 Grand Slam crowns in singles and doubles. Hingis was the youngest ever tennis player to top the rankings - she was 16 at the time.
Some say the best Clay Court player ever seen.
The winner of a record nine Wimbledon women's singles tennis titles and a total of no less than 167 singles tournaments including 18 Grand Slam titles, Martina Navratilova is the most successful female tennis player in the modern game.
Björn Rune Borg is a former World No. 1 tennis player. During his relatively brief eight-year career, he won 11 Grand Slam singles titles –5 at Wimbledon and a record 6 at the French Open. Some consider him the greatest male tennis player of all time.
Australian. Best remembered for winning the men's singles title at Wimbledon in 1987.
During her career she won 12 Grand Slam single titles including six Wimbledon titles and four US Open Titles. Ranked Number 1 for five years but most well remembered for her challenge against Mr. Bobby Riggs in 1973, which Billie Jean won, putting to rest the notion that women could not defeat men.She won 16 Grand Slam women's doubles titles and 11 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles
Won Grand Slam of Tennis in 1984 by winning Wimbledon, The French Open, The Australian Open, and the U.S. Open all in one year. She won Wimbledon a record number of nine times!
Started career as young, long-haired rebel and ended up two decades later with a shaved head. Agassi won over 850 singles matches, including 60 titles, 8 Grand Slams and an Olympic Gold Medal in Atlanta in 1996.
One of tennis' greats, a natural serve and volley game plus his unpredictability and speed on the court helped him to defeat many mor powerful players. He won
During his 15-year career, he won 14 Grand Slam men's singles titles, and had a 203–38 win-loss record over 52 Grand Slam singles tournament appearances.
He won eight Grand Slam singles titles and two Grand Slam doubles titles with Ilie Năstase and was the mixed doubles runner-up with Chris Evert at the 1974 US Open. He is considered to be one of the top male tennis players of all time.
All-time record 15 Grand Slam titles, including a career Grand Slam.
He has won six Grand Slam singles titles, and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles
First black man to win US. Championship (1968) and Wimbleton (1975), 1st U.S. player to earn $100,000 in 1 year (1970), won Davis Cup as player (1968-70) and captain (1981-82), died 1993, the new home for the U.S. Open was named Arthur Ashe Stadium
Youngest player to win U.S.Open (age 16 in 1979), won 2nd U.S. Open in '81, youngest player ever ot be inducted in Tennis Hall of Fame (aged 29 in 1992)
Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, second among male and female players only to Margaret Court's 24.
Has won 22 Grand Slam titles: 11 in singles, 9 in doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles. She has won two Olympic gold medals in women's doubles.
Australian, born 1951, won Australian Open 4 tiimes, Wimbledon twice (1971,80), French once (1971)
She won nine Grand Slam singles titles, winning eight of them while a citizen of Yugoslavia and one while a citizen of the United States. She became the youngest-ever champion at the 1990 French Open at the age of 16. She was the World No. 1 player in the women's game during 1991 and 1992, but in 1993 she was forced out of the sport for two years following an on-court attack in which a German spectator stabbed her in the back with a 10-inch-long knife.
Margaret Smith Court won Grand Slam titles in both singles (1970) and mixed doubles (1963 with Ken Fletcher), record 24 Grand Slam singles titles, 11 Australian, 5 U.S., 5 French and 3 Wimbledon, born Australia 1942
1st American female to be ranked no. 1 in the world (1998) since Chris Evert in 1985, won U.S. Open (1998), Wimbledon (199) and Australian Open (2000), Olympic gold medalist at Atlanta in 1996
Her celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis players worldwide. In singles was #8 in the world in 2000, Kournikova's specialty has been doubles, where she has at times been the world's #1 ranked player. With Martina Hingis as her partner, she won Grand Slam titles in Australia in 1999 and 2002.
Williams has won 57 titles, which includes 18 Grand Slam titles - seven in singles, nine in women's doubles, and two in mixed doubles.
No. 1 player in world 5 times (1975-77,80-81)won 18 majors in all , 7 French, 6 U. S. 3 Wimbledon and 2 Australian, retired after 1989 season with 154 singles titles
Hall of Famer, age 91 d. 2011