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

Top ten countries to win the most male Australian Open titles

Almost all sports are ruled by a particular player or team for a brief period. Football was ruled by Brazil for a long time, cricket by the West Indies, golf by Tiger Woods, squash by Jansher Khan of Pakistan, etc. All these players or teams not only represent themselves, but also their countries. In the same stance, tennis has been ruled by greatest tennis players from one nation for a long time. By and large, players from the United States have been successful in winning the most tennis Grand Slam titles. The Australian Open for males has also been ruled by the American players so far. The United States of America has always produced the best tennis players of all time. They have dominated all the courts including the Australian Open, hence winning the leading number of titles. In the past decade and more, Roger Federer, a Swiss tennis player however has been able to win the Australian Open titles. 

Most of the Australian Grand Slam titles have been won by Americans up to now. Including the United States, here is a list of the top ten countries who won the most male Australian Open titles:

1)      United States (15 titles)

2)      Australia (7 titles)

3)      Sweden (6 titles)

4)      Switzerland (4 titles)

5)      Czech (3 titles)

6)      Argentina (2 titles)

7)      Germany (2 titles)

8)      Russia (2 titles)

9)      Serbia (1 title)

10)   Spain (1 title)

The top ten countries to win the most male Australian Open titles clearly indicates that the United States and Australia have been dominating this Grand Slam for ages. And now we see a difference in trend as Nadal and Djokovic are the new emerging players, claiming the Australian Open titles.

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. 

Most tennis titles Won by Country

by on July 3, 2010
in Record Holders

Most tennis titles Won by Country, Tennis balls

Tennis has been a game that has welcomed every player with several different origin background. However few of the countries have ruled the game of tennis by producing absolutely brilliant tennis players over the time. USA is the top ranked country in Wimbledon history with the highest number of titles in both men and women singles. The country has a total of 86 titles. In men’s singles, USA has won 33 titles so far, whereas in women’s singles, the country claimed 53 titles. USA’s Pete Sampras has won seven titles. He won them in the years 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. Among women, Martina Navratilova won 9 titles in 1978, 1979, 1982-1987 and 1990.

In the second position are the British Isles with a total of 61 titles among which 32 were claimed by men and 29 by women. Australia is number three with 26 titles of which 21 were claimed by men and 5 by women. France is the fourth with 14 titles, 7 each being claimed by men and women. Germany is number fifth with 12 titles. Women claimed 8, whereas men did only four.

At number six is Great Britain with 10 titles, seven claimed by women and only 3 by men. Sweden and Switzerland have claimed 7 titles so far. Sweden’s titles are all claimed by men where as one of the Swiss title was claimed by a woman. New Zealand’s men have claimed 4 titles for their country so far. Spain has won 3 titles: 2 by men and one by a woman. Slovakia, Netherlands, Croatia and Egypt have one title each that were all claimed by men. Czech Republic and Russia have won one title each by their women.

In all, men have claimed 123 titles for their countries and women did 116.

Roger Federer married Mirka

Roger Federer married Mirka

Roger Federer married Mirka (Miroslava) Vavrinec of Slovakian origin on April 11, 2009 after an eight year long relationship with her. A month earlier, both had announced that they were expecting their first child. Federer announced his wedding on his official website that evening, quoting it to be a beautiful spring day.

The wedding was a small ceremony held at his hometown in Basel, Switzerland. 39 guests attended the wedding. Mirka wore a white empire dress, while Federer wore a three piece black suit. Mirka’s wedding ring was made by her father who is a goldsmith. At the reception, Swiss dishes were served and the celebration went on until after midnight.

They sold 12 of their wedding photos to Schwiezzer Illustrierte, a Swiss magazine. The money was donated to Roger Federer Foundation, an organization that helps the children with good athletic abilities but are financially poor. It also does relief work in Africa. The editor in chief of the magazine says that he maintains good relation with Federer’s family for years. On July 23, 2009, Mirka gave birth to twin baby girls named Charlene Riva and Myla Rose.

Mirka is four years older than Federer, yet they share an inseparable bond. Mirka, like Roger, was a tennis player. She was among the top 100 women once. They both met in 2000 Olympics at Sydney. In the Olympics, they were both representing Switzerland. She retired due to a foot injury and since then, she has been working as Federer’s public relations manager. Their marriage has been successful just like Federer’s career and Mirka is always beside her husband in every match!