Men's Grand Slam Title Winners: YEAR: TOURNAMENT: WINNER: RUNNER-UP: 2021: U.S. Open: Daniil ...
The Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning all four major championships in one discipline in the same calendar year, also referred to as the "Calendar-year Grand Slam" or "Calendar Slam". In doubles, a team may accomplish the Grand Slam playing together or a player may achieve it with different partners.
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History of all Grand Slam tournaments - Australian Open, French Open (or Roland Garros), Wimbledon and US Open. All finals since 1877, Grand Slam venues, players statistics and photos. ATP tournaments and players statistics.
Beginnings of the Tennis Grand Slam. The term Grand Slam was first used in 1933 by the American journalist John Kieran, when describing the attempt that year by player Jack Crawford to win all four titles: the Australian, French, US and Wimbledon tournaments. The term came from his comparing it with "a countered and vulnerable grand slam in bridge".
1938 - Donald BUDGE, USA - the first person, who won four major tennis tournamens in one year. 1962 - Rodney LAVER, Australia - won his first Grand Slam as amateur tennis player. 1969 - Rodney LAVER, Australia - took his second Grand Slam as professional. He is only tennis player, who won Grand Slam twice.
1877, marked the creation of the first Grand Slam in history named Wimbledon. Wimbledon was originally a croquet club, but after the formation of this tournament, it became the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Wimbledon 1877 marks the first-ever lawn tennis tournament won by Spencer Gore.
Tennis Grand Slam Winners. This will be our last section for discussion. Winning all four major championships in a single calendar year is not easy. The last time a player won the Grand Slam was in 1988. She goes by name Steffi Graf. So far only 5 players can be named as winners of the Tennis Grand Slam. They are; Don Budge in 1938; Maureen Connolly in 1953
The cutting edge type of Tennis the manner in which it is as yet played today wound up well known in the late nineteenth century in Great Britain. At that point it was an amusement played for the most part by the high society and it required a long investment for it to spread the world over.