US Open Winners and Runner-Ups (Female) – from 1969-1960

US Open Winners and Runner-Ups Female, from 1969-1960, Margaret Smith Court

The era of 1969-1960 of U.S Open showed famous tennis players’ names, like Margaret Smith-Court, Billie Jean King and Marie Bueno, who are undoubtedly the best tennis players ever. The decade long, title run of U.S open, was among Margaret Smith-Court and Marie Bueno, and both of them won the title three times which itself is a great success. The list of female winners and runner-ups of U.S Open tennis championship during 1969-1960 is as follow:

Year 1969-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1969: Margaret Smith-Court
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1969: Nancy Richey

Year 1968-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1968: Virginia Wade
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1968: Billie Jean King

Year 1967-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1967: Billie Jean King
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1967: Ann Haydon Jones

Year 1966-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1966: Marie Bueno
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1966: Nancy Richey

Year 1965-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1965: Margaret Smith
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1965: Billie Jean Moffitt

Year 1964-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1964: Marie Bueno
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1964: Carole Caldwell Graebner

Year 1963-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1963: Marie Bueno
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1963: Margaret Smith

Year 1962-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1962: Margaret Smith
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1962: Darlene D. Hard

Year 1961-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1961: Darlene R. Hard
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1961: Ann Haydon

Year 1960-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1960: Darlene R. Hard
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1960: Marie Bueno

French Open winners and runner-ups (female)-From 1979-1970

Margaret Court, French Open Winners and runner-ups female, From 1960-1969

The women’s singles Tennis rules have changed over the period of time since the first edition. The event, since the commencement, has been played on the knock out format which means that any player who fails to win even a single match will exit from entering the next round. For women, the French Open format comprised of three sets only for the decider. The best of twelve point tie break was introduced in the women French Open singles title in 1973 for the first two sets to decide the match in the third and final set.

Although many players have shown outstanding skills on the French Open court but very few have been able to win without losing a set. This feat was achieved by Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1971, Billie Jean King in 1972, Chris Evert in 1974, Steffi Graf in 1988, Aranrxa Sanchez Vicario in 1994 and Henin did it twice, first in 2006 and then in 2007. Monica Seles and Arantxa Sanchez Vicario won the French Open Championship title for three times. It was only in 2011 when a Chinese player Li Na became the first Chinese player ever in the history (male or female) to win a Grand Slam singles title and that too the French Open. 

The era of 1979-1970 in women French Open tennis tournaments has been a decade of famous tennis players like Chris Evert, Billie Jean King and Margaret Smith-Court. Among these famous female tennis players, Chris Evert ruled this era in French Open Championship. The list of female winners and runner-ups of French Open tennis championship during 1979-1970 is as follow:

Top ten female tennis players with the most Australian Open titles

Martina Hingis, Top ten female tennis players with the most Australian Open titles

Australian Open is the first Grand Slam of the year and the players are judged pretty much for their performance in this slam. The tennis fans use the results to predict the future for every tennis player in the calender year. Australian Open offers a very exciting start of the year with indoor beautiful courts. The crowd cheers for not only Australian but other players as well, making the Australian summer much more overwhelming for every tennis fan.

A three-set tennis game, particularly for women, has been offering plenty of excitement as the game is fast and ends usually in a victory after two sets. From clay’s slower-paced games to hard court play, famous female tennis players have been casting spells with their magical play. The former female champion of the Australian Open title is Serena Williams, who also won the doubles championship with her sister Venus Williams in the same year for the second consecutive year as well. With the Bryan brothers and Williams sisters winning the doubles for second consecutive year, they were the second siblings to set this record.

The list of the ten female tennis players with most Australian Open titles is:

1)      Margaret Smith Court

2)      Nancye Wynne Bolton

3)      Steffi Graf

4)      Evonne Goolagong-Cawley

5)      Thelma Coyne Long

6)      Martina Hingis

7)      Monica Seles

8)      Serena Williams

9)      Jennifer Capriati

10)   Joan Hartigan Bathurst

Among these ten top ten female tennis players with the most Australian Open titles, greatest tennis player Margaret Smith Court secured 7 Australian Open titles and still enjoys this record. Who could possibly break this record? 

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.