Popular Tennis Player Arantxa Sanchez Vicario

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario was the first Spanish tennis player to be ranked number one in the world, among male and female players. She reached the number one rank in 1995 and received massive attention from media who called her ‘Barcelona Bumblebee’. She was always known for her on-court ethics and off-court charm with media and fans.

Sanchez Vicario was born in 1971 in Spain. She was only four year old when she started playing tennis. She took the sport as her profession as she followed her elder brothers on the court. She went on to beat Steffi Graf in 1989’s popular French Open championship. She clinched the title to become the youngest champion in women’s single. She was just 17 then.

Sanchez also won women’s doubles Grand Slam twice, once in 1993 (U.S Open) and once in 1995 (Wimbledon). She also clinched four mixed doubles Grand Slam titles. She was also involved in Spain’s first ever Fed Cup victory in 1991. After Spain’s first win, she became a regular member of the national team winning Fed Cup four more times with the team in 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1998.

She was also part of spanish team that won Hapman cup in 1990 and again in 2002. She also represented her country in five events in 1996 Olympics and clinched four medals, two silver and two bronze. She won a total of 29 singles while 69 doubles  titles in her long career.

Top ten female who won most titles in tennis-All time

by on December 10, 2010
in Record Holders


Top ten female who won most titles in tennis-All time, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario

Winning a title marks the victory of the players and in most cases are the steps to reach out to the next level of playing. There are greatest female tennis players who have crossed this line and have reached better and unreachable heights in tennis by winning record number of titles. The list given below comprises of the top ten best female tennis players who have accomplished the most and unreachable position by gaining the most number of titles in their career stint in tennis.  These greatest female tennis players have won the championship in different backgrounds and are considered to be some of the most flexible players of all time. The Single’s tournament in tennis is definitely a tough thing to win but there are few women who have had a continuous wins. The Grand Slam titles are comprised of four major tournaments in tennis. The French Open, the Australian Open, the US Open and the Wimbledon Women Championship games. Some of the best female tennis players who won the most tennis Grand Slam titles are:

  1. Martina Navratilova
  2. Billie Jean King
  3. Chris Evert
  4. Margaret Court
  5. Pam Shriver
  6. Steffi Graf
  7. Jana Novotná
  8. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  9. Lindsay Davenport
  10. Natasha Zvereva

These perfect professional tennis female players have proved their spirit by winning in the different surfaces of the courts that includes the clay, grass and the hard courts. It is vital that a tennis player should hone his play according to the necessities of these different kinds of court surfaces. Each court requires an altogether different approach and winning the titles in all classes is only proof of the flexibility of these players. These women have diplomatically managed the game and have taken the tennis world to a better level with their unique style. These ten are the astounding women in tennis.