I need to update this, which I will do in the next week
With the men’s and women’s finals of Wimbledon coming up this weekend, I thought I would share this interesting chart that I came across recently in “The Economist” magazine. It shows the number of Grand Slam (major) titles won by different players since tennis became “open” in 1968. It also breaks it down into which of the four majors each player has won.
If we look at the top five grand slam winnners in both the men’s and women’s games in more detail it is interesting to see some of the differences between the men’s and women’s all-time best. Note: I have re-ordered the table so that it is in the order the tournaments are played during the year, with the Australian Open (January), followed by the French Open (June), then Wimbledon (July) and finally the US Open (September). I have also worked out the percentage of each player’s total…
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