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May 01

The Top Five Famous Women of Tennis

Now you may be wondering who are the top women of tennis nowadays. Ranked in no particular order are female players who had awed the audiences with their achievements in court, as well as their beauty. Many of these names may be familiar to you as they are regarded the best (and some the most beautiful) of all the female players in tennis today.

Chris Evert

Chris Evert

One of the many women in tennis that had a great career in the sport, Chris Evert is famous for having exhibited great skill in winning the 18 Grand Slam singles tennis championship she competed in the last few years. Christine Marie Evert is a professional US tennis player, ending five years as the number one singles player two decades ago. Her career win-loss is over 89.96%, quite a feat having 1,309 wins over 146 losses. She is definitely worth mentioning as one of the greatest players in tennis.

Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova

Definitely somebody we cannot miss in this list, Martina Navratilova is an exemplary tennis player. She rivaled Chris Evert, winning 18 Grand Slam singles, 31 major women’s doubles and 10 mixed doubles. She is noted for having the longest winning streak, boasting 74 consecutive wins in a singles match and boasting 109 consecutive matches in women’s doubles. Today, she remains a legend even if she has retired from tennis.

Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf

The beautiful Steffi Graf, married to famous tennis player Andrei Agassi, is also a very formidable player in court. She boasts 22 Grand Slam singles titles, a bit lower than the legendary Margaret Court’s record of 24. In general, she had won 107 singles titles. As we all know, some players have a certain speciality for grass, clay and hard courts. Only Steffi Graf has the versatility to play in all courts, winning her a Calendar Year Grand Slam title in the process.

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

Regarded as the most beautiful player in court, Maria Sharapova is a professional tennis player who won the Australia Open in 2008, the US Open in 2006 and Wimbledon in 2004. As a tennis player, she is not too far from Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf. However, she became famous in tennis by beating Serena Williams, the two time champion and top seed of the Wimbledon final. She is also considered the most attractive player in the world of tennis.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams

The world’s best female tennis player, Serena Williams boasts 27 Grand Slam titles. Thirteen of her Grand Slam titles come from the singles cup, twelve in women’s doubles and 2 in mixed doubles. She is considered the only woman to have won $35 million in prize money among all the women who participate in tennis. Serena has also won two Olympic Gold medals. Along with her sister, they are regarded as the best female players of modern tennis.

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