Top ten countries to win the most female Australian Open Tennis titles

Top ten countries to win the most female Australian Open tennis titles

Greatest female tennis player Margaret Smith Court has ruled the female Australian Open world, winning 11 titles for her native country, Australia. Even then, the United States of America is leading the title run of female Australian Open titles. One strange fact about this Grand Slam is that famous female tennis player Martina Navratilova of the USA, who was known to rule the tennis world, won only 3 titles in the Australian Open. However, many tennis players from the USA have been able to make names for themselves in the Australian Open event. The present winner of the Australian Open women’s title is Serena Williams, who also won the doubles tournament in the Australian Open 2010, hence making America’s rule inevitable. Here is the list of top ten countries to win the most female Australian Open titles:

1)      United States (15 titles)

2)      Australia (10 titles)

3)      Germany (4 titles)

4)      Yugoslavia (3 titles)

5)      Czech (2 titles)

6)      Switzerland (3 titles)

7)      Russia (1 title)

8)      Belgium (1 title)

9)      Britain (1 title)

10)   France (2 titles)

Famous female tennis player Serena Williams of the USA is in her full swing and performance which indicates bright chances of America ruling the female Australian Open title for many years to come. William sisters have shown tremendous potential at the hard court and have owned the Australian Open with their exclusive play. America is known for producing the best of tennis players. Every era had a leading American tennis player which now includes Serena and Venus Williams. Although Serena is having a rough time with her fitness and injuries but she is still managing to be extremely competitive and challenging the opponents with her aggressive play. 

Longest Debut in French Open 2010

by on June 2, 2010
in Record Holders

Longest Debut in French Open 2010, Michael Yani

Mama Mia! What a match it was by a debut lad from America who is still struggling with his career. Michael Yani from America qualified for the very first time for Roland Garros and made his name glow for being the only debut to play the longest match in the history of Roland Garros. Yani, even though lost the game, made his name into the record book by playing the match for 4 hours and 56 minutes.

Yani played his match againt Lukas Lako from Solvakia. The match started on Sunday and ended on Monday when Yani lost to Lukas by 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5) along with the final set which went up to 12 to 10 games. The number of games played in this match amounted to 71, which leveled the record of most games that have been played in a single match since the launch of tie break in 1973. Previously, on three different occasions, 71 games have been played. Before the inception of tie-break, the longest match was played back in 1957 with 83 games in one match.

This match became sensational and divine, as never before a debut has been able to play this long on the dirty surface of clay. The epic battle between the two players would always be a thing to remember in the history of Roland Garros. Yani is definitely going to rock the tennis world with his passionate and fighting spirit till the last moment. As for the longest tennis match ever, Mahut and Isner are the names who managed to play their match for 11 hours and 5 minutes over the three days battle. 

Famous female tennis player: Serena Williams

Famous female tennis player: Serena Williams

One of two Williams’ sisters, famous female tennis player Serena Williams, was born in America in 1981. She is the former world no.1 in tennis rankings for women and currently has gone down on the rankings due to her disappearance from tennis. She has a total career tally of 27 Grand Slam titles including 13 singles titles, 12 double titles and 2 mixed doubles. She is the most recent player to have won all the four Grand Slam titles simultaneously and only the fifth woman in history to do so. She is also the first woman along with her sister Venus to hold all the four Grand Slam doubles titles simultaneously. 

USA tennis player Serena Williams has been the world no.1 on five different occasions. She also has a couple of Olympic Gold medals to her tally which makes her one of the most accomplished tennis players in world tennis today. She is the greatest tennis player in the world, male or female, to have won the four Grand Slams and the 5th player in tennis history to do so. She is the highest earner in terms of career prize money in any sport among females. Tennis Magazine has ranked her as the 17th best tennis player ever to have played in the last 40 years from 1965-2005.

William is a baseline player with a game plan of taking over the rallies immediately with her consistent serve, serve return and forceful ground strokes with powerful backhand and forehand swings. Her serve is considered to be one of the best serves in women tennis world. 

Famous male tennis player: Andy Roddick

Famous male tennis player: Andy Roddick

Famous male tennis player, Andrew Stephen Roddick or Andy Roddick as he is known is a former World No. 1 tennis player who hails from America. He is currently ranked 11th in the world tennis circuit as per the latest ATP rankings. He reached the top of his game in 2003 when he won the US Open. Since then he has managed to reach three tennis Grand Slam finals, only to lose to Roger Federer each time. He has the distinction of being the only tennis player apart from Roger Federer to finish in the top 10 for a consecutive period of 7 years. USA tennis player, Andry Roddick holds the record of winning the most number of games in Wimbledon 2009 (39).

Andy Roddick is best known in the tennis world for his powerful serve and equally potent tennis volley. He has recorded the fastest serve in men’s tennis to date at a speed of 155 mph or 249.5 kmph. He has also the done USA proud by winning the Davis Cup in the 2007 season by defeating Dimitry Tursonov of Russia in the finals. A string of injuries have forced him to take regular breaks from professional tennis which have been instrumental in his slide in the rankings.

Andy is however still known for his top notch serve that can scare sweep of his feet. Andy Roddick is considered to be one of the hottest tennis player and is a heart throb of every woman tennis fan. He is married to famous model Brooklyn