The Grand Slam tournaments are the annual four major tennis events played in the Open era, which began in 1968, superseding the Amateur Era. The Australian and U.S. tournaments were officially recognized by the ILTF in 1924, and the French Championships followed a year later in 1925 when it became open to all international players.
Men's Grand Slam Title Winners: YEAR: TOURNAMENT: WINNER: RUNNER-UP: 2021: U.S. Open: Daniil ...
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In tennis, the term Grand Slam refers to the accomplishment of winning all four major championships-the championships of Australia, France, Britain (Wimbledon), and the United States-in the same calendar season. The feat has been achieved six times (by five different players). Grand Slam is commonly misused to describe any one of the four major tournaments.
Men's Singles. 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.
With that, there are many more Career Grand Slam winners than Grand Slam winners. More precisely, here is how many tennis players have achieved the Career Grand Slam: Men’s single: 8 athletes, including Novak Djokovic (Serbia, achieved in 2016), Rafael Nadal (Spain, 2010), Roger Federer (Switzerland, 2009), and Andre Agassi (the US, 1999).
Fred Perry, completed a career Grand Slam at the 1935 French Championships. Don Budge, completed a Grand Slam at the 1938 U.S. Championships. Rod Laver, completed a Grand Slam at the 1962 U.S. Championships and the 1969 US Open.
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.
Steffi Graf – winner of 22 Major singles titles, and the only person to win the Golden Slam ...