Top 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

September 5, 2020 By Sourav


Top 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

The Championship known as Wimbledon is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. It is the oldest tennis tournament and also considered as the most prestigious among them. Since 1877, it has been held in Wimbledon, London, and has been named accordingly. One of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, it is played on the grass court, the only one to continue on the original surface, which is why it is called the lawn tennis. Many female players have been able to make a mark in this tournament with their skill and diligence. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon.

Most Successful Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

10. Venus Williams

American tennis star Venus Williams achieved a total of 46 WTA international tennis titles. And, that includes 5 Wimbledon titles in her active career as of now. She won all of her 5 Wimbledon titles in the Open era. She is inducted in the tenth spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Venus Williams achieved the Wimbledon titles in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, and 2008.

She already won a total of $41,444,596 as of the prize money until now. She has an 806–240 victory-defeat record with a 77.1% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Venus Williams achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 25th February 2002. She currently holds the World No.44 spot as of the recent ranking update in 2020.

9. Charlotte Cooper Sterry

Former British female tennis player Charlotte Cooper Sterry was born on 22nd September 1870 in Ealing, England. She took her final breath at the age of 96 on 10th October 1966 in Helensburgh, Scotland. She Achieved Wimbledon five times. Besides, she holds the ninth spot in our list of most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Charlotte Cooper Sterry received the Wimbledon titles in 1895, 1896, 1898, 1901, and 1908. She won all her 5 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era.

She is widely regarded as one of the best female players of her time and achieved the gold medal in the 1900 Olympic Games. Charlotte Cooper Sterry was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 2013.

8. Suzanne Lenglen

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Suzanne-Lenglen

Former French female tennis player Suzanne Lenglen was born on 24th May 1899 in Compiègne, France, and took her final breath at the age of just 39 on 4th July 1938 in Paris, France. She Achieved the Wimbledon six times and is inducted in the eighth spot in our list of the top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon.

Suzanne Lenglen received the Wimbledon titles in 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, and 1925, and won all her 6 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. She won a total of 81 national and international titles and achieved the gold medal in the 1920 Olympic Games. Suzanne Lenglen was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 1978.

7. Billie Jean King

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Billie-Jean-King

Retired American star Billie Jean King achieved 129 WTA and ITF international tennis titles in her active career. And, that includes 6 Wimbledon titles. She won 2 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era and 4 more in the Open era. Besides, she holds the seventh spot in our list of most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Billie Jean King achieved the Wimbledon titles in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, and 1975.

She won a total of $1,966,487 as the prize money from the international tennis titles. Besides, she has 695–155 victory-defeat records with an 81.76% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Billie Jean King achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time in 1966. She was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 1987.

6. Blanche Bingley

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Blanche-Bingley

Former British female tennis player Blanche Bingley was born on 3rd November 1863 in Greenford, England. And, she took her final breath at the age of 82 on 6th August 1946 in London, England. She Achieved Wimbledon six times. She now holds the sixth spot in our list of the top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon.

Blanche Bingley received the Wimbledon titles in 1886, 1889, 1894, 1897, 1899, and 1900. She won all her 6 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. Fans often regard her as one of the best right-handed players of the pre-open era. Blanche Bingley received her place in the international tennis hall of fame in 2013.

5. Serena Williams

American tennis sensation Serena Williams achieved a total of 72 WTA international tennis titles. And, that includes 7 Wimbledon titles in her active career as of now. She won all of her titles in the Open era. Besides, she now holds the fifth spot in our list of most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Serena Williams achieved the Wimbledon titles in 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, and 2016.

She already won a total of $88,856,834 as of the prize money from the international tennis titles until now. She now has an 810–139 victory-defeat record with an 85.4% winning ratio. Serena achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 8th July 2002. She currently holds the World No.10 spot as of the recent ranking. Besides her skill, she also often dubbed as one of the tallest female tennis players.

4. Steffi Graf

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Steffi-Graf

Legendary retired German female tennis star Steffi Graf achieved a total of 107 WTA and ITF international tennis titles. Her active career which includes 7 Wimbledon titles. She won all of her 7 Wimbledon titles in the Open era. And now, she achieved the fourth spot in our list of most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Steffi Graf achieved the Wimbledon titles in 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, and 1996.

She won a total of $21,891,306 as of the prize money from the international tennis titles. Besides, she has a 900–115 victory-defeat record with an 88.67% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Steffi Graf achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 17th August 1987. She also achieved her place in the international tennis hall of fame in 2004. Besides her immense skill, she also holds her place among the most beautiful female tennis players of all time.

3. Dorothea Lambert Chambers

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Dorothea-Lambert-Chambers

Former British female tennis player Dorothea Lambert Chambers was born on 3rd September 1878 in Ealing, London. And, she took her final breath at the age of 81 on 7th January 1960 in Kensington, England. She Achieved Wimbledon seven times. And, she now holds the third spot in our list of the most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon.

Dorothea Lambert Chambers received the Wimbledon titles in 1903, 1904, 1906, 1910, 1911, 1913, and 1914. She won all her 7 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. She cemented her place as one of the most prolific female players of the pre-modern era. Chambers achieved the Olympic Games gold medal in 1908. Dorothea Lambert Chambers has achieved her place in the international tennis hall of fame in 1981.

2. Helen Wills Moody

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Helen-Wills-Moody

Former American female tennis player Helen Wills Moody was born on 6th October 1905 in Centerville, CA, USA. She took her final breath at the age of 92 on 1st January 1998 in Carmel, CA, USA. She Achieved Wimbledon eight times. Moody now holds the second spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Helen Wills Moody received the Wimbledon titles in 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, and 1938. She won all her 8 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era.

Fans often dubbed her as one of the greatest female tennis players of the pre-modern era. She has achieved her career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time in 1927. Helen Wills Moody has received her place in the international tennis hall of fame in 1959.

1. Martina Navratilova

Retired American star Martina Navratilova achieved a total of 168 WTA and ITF international tennis titles in her active career. And, that feat includes 9 Wimbledon titles. She won all of her 9 Wimbledon titles in the Open era. Besides, she now holds the top spot on our list of the top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Martina Navratilova achieved the Wimbledon titles in 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1990.

She won a total of $21,626,089 as of the prize money from the international tennis titles. Besides, she has a 1,442–219 victory-defeat record with an 86.8% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Martina Navratilova achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 10th July 1978. She has achieved her place in the international tennis hall of fame in 2000.

These women have established a place for themselves in the generally male-dominated world of sports, and are strong enough to give the men a run for their money. With hard work and dedication, they have sharpened their skills to earn themselves the Wimbledon titles. These are the top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Don't forget to leave your thoughts in the comments down below.

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