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

by on December 10, 2010
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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.

Top ten female tennis players of US Open

by on December 10, 2010
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Top ten female tennis players of US Open, England Tennis Helen Jacobs

US Open is a yearly played tournament that is conducted between the months August and September. The US Tennis Open is one of the grand slam tennis tournaments that bring in most outstanding and greatest tennis players to prove their courage in the hard court. The US open has grown to a great level in the past few years and has come to become a preferred tournament for the tennis fans. Women who have established to be champions in the US open are considered to be best tennis players as it is one field that acts as a level playing field for all players. The US Open is the last of the grand slam series of tournaments in tennis. The court surfaces for the US Open have changed before finalized upon the hard court surface. Now, the US Open is played on the hard court (concrete) surface. The US open has a very neutral field in comparison to other courts. The Women US Open champions have showcased to the world some of the best games ever in the world of tennis. These women are real heroes when it comes to the game of tennis and have given the world some of the most unbelievable games in tennis ever. Their assurance and fervor towards the game have made them the survivors in the top ten spot in the US Open games. The top ten famous female tennis champions listed below are the evergreen players in the US Open Single’s Champions.

  1. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
  2. Helen Wills Moody
  3. Chris Evert
  4. Margaret Court
  5. Steffi Graf
  6. Pauline Betz Addie
  7. Maria Bueno
  8. Helen Jacobs
  9. Billie Jean King
  10. Alice Marble

These women have created great strong records that are hard to outdo even at a stage much ahead of them. Their role gave a new facet to the game of tennis.

Top ten female tennis players of hard court

by on December 10, 2010
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Lindsay Davenport, Top ten female tennis players of hard court

The common base for a hard court is asphalt and concrete. The asphalt or concrete is generally made of padded material with rubbery coatings a thin sealer and special paint. Hard courts can vary in speed and ball bounce depending on their composition. The hard courts at the US Open are made of Deco Turf which gives good speed. The Australian Open uses Rebound Ace that gives excellent bounce. Hard Court tennis is similar to that of clay court tennis and is played on a concrete surface. Unlike grass court, hard court helps the ball to bounce at a greater height. Hard courts usually have a faster-paced ball that gives a very quick bounces. Some of the top tournaments like that of Australian Open Championship and US Open Championship are played in the hard court. Hard courts are the most preferred ground of all other surfaces. The reasoning at the back the favoritism and status is that it gives a more level playing field for the parties. One of the most striking features about hard courts is that it is easy to preserve them unlike other courts. Hard court games prove to be the most entertaining grounds for tennis for all. The impartiality of the hard courts is because of the fact that it provides a favorable ground for all kinds of players. It is a readily obtainable ground and does not require much of work for surfacing like the clay and the grass courts. The hard court is the best ground for power-packed presentations that put great force in the game. The top ten famous and best female tennis players performing at their best on hard court are:

  1. Lindsay Davenport
  2. Steffi Graf
  3. Chris Evert
  4. Monica Seles
  5. Kim Clijsters
  6. Venus Williams
  7. Serena Williams
  8. Justine Henin
  9. Martina Navratilova
  10. Helen Jacobs

Both defensive players and the power players find hard court easy to play on. It proves to be the best ground to showcase the real talent in the player.

Top ten male tennis players of US Open-All time

by on December 10, 2010
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Top ten male tennis players of US Open-All time, Jimmy Connors

The US Tennis Open is one of the grand slam tennis tournaments that bring the best tennis players to prove their mettle on the hard court. It is an annual tournament that is conducted between the months August and September. The US open has grown to a great level in the past few years and has come  to be a favorite tournament of the tennis fans. The US Open is the last of the grand slam series of tournaments in tennis. The court surfaces for the US Open have changed to different surfaces before finalized upon the hard court surface. Now, the US Open is played on the hard court (concrete) surface. The US open has a very neutral field in comparison to other courts. Men who have proved to be champions in the US open are considered to be great players as it is  a level playing field for all players. The Men US Open champions have showcased to the world some of the best games ever in the world of tennis. These men are real heroes when it comes to the game of tennis and have given the world some of themost fantastic games in tennis ever. Their commitment and passion towards the game have made them the survivors in the top ten spots in the US Open games.

The  champions below are the evergreen heroes in the US Open Men Single’s Champions.

  1. William Larned
  2. Richard Sears
  3. Bill Tilden
  4. Jimmy Connors
  5. Roger Federer
  6. Pete Sampras
  7. John McEnroe
  8. Robert Wrenn
  9. Oliver Campbell
  10. Fred Perry

These men have created great  records that are hard to surpass even at a stage much ahead of them. Their contribution gave a new dimension to the game.

Top ten male tennis players of Hard Court-All time

Top ten male tennis players of Hard Court-All time, John McEnroe

Hard courts are the most-liked ground of all  surfaces. The reason behind the preference and popularity is that it gives a more level playing field for the parties. One of the most attractive features about hard courts is that it is easy to maintain  unlike other courts. Thereby it proves to be the most recreational ground for tennis for all. The neutrality of the hard courts is because of the fact that it provides a favorable ground for all kinds of players. It is a readily available  and does not require as much  work   like the clay court and  grass court. The hard court is the best ground for power packed performers who put in great force in the game. Hard Court tennis is similar to that of clay court  and is played on a concrete surface. Unlike grass court, hard court helps the ball to bounce at a greater height. Hard courts usually have a faster-paced ball that gives a very quick bounce. Some of the top tournaments like that of Australian Open Championship and US Open Championship are played in the hard court. The common base for a hard court is asphalt and concrete. The asphalt or concrete is generally made of padded material with rubbery coatings withjust a thin sealer and special paint. Hard courts can vary in speed and ball bounce depending on their composition. The hard courts at the US Open are made of Deco Turf which gives good speed. The Australian Open uses Rebound Ace that gives good bounce.

  1. William Larned
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  3. Bill Tilden
  4. Jimmy Connors
  5. Roger Federer
  6. Pete Sampras
  7. John McEnroe
  8. Robert Wrenn
  9. Ivan Lendl
  10. Fred Perry

Both defensive players and the power players find hard court easy to play on. It proves to be the best ground to showcase the real talent  the players.

Steffi Graf: Famous female tennis players

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Famous male tennis player: Boris Becker

Famous male tennis player: Boris Becker

Few players have ever taken Wimbledon by storm like the famous male tennis player, Boris Becker did in 1985 when he was only seventeen years old. Winning the title that year took a lot of people by surprise, including those who’d been favored to win. German tennis player Boris Becker was not only the youngest tennis player ever to have achieved the title at Wimbledon, but also the first unseeded and the first German player ever to accomplish the feat.

I seriously doubt too many people took him seriously at the outset, but as the tournament progressed, more and more tennis experts were taking note. His signature maneuver, a huge serve, earned him the nickname “Boom-Boom”. His play was aggressive, diving and throwing himself into the grassy surface to make volleys immediately endeared him to fans. His heavy forehand and deadly serve return also played major roles in his rise from obscurity to superstardom.

While many considered that first Wimbledon win a flash-in-the-pan, he shut the mouths of those detractors by coming back in 1986 to repeat his dominance on the grass courts of Wimbledon.

During the period stretching from 1985 through 1993, Boris Becker as never out of the top ten and in January of 1991, he became the world’s number one male tennis player after winning the Australian Open. At Wimbledon, he enjoyed victories against such rivals as Ivan Lendl, Kevin Curren and, of course, his long-time rival, Stefan Edberg. In Edberg’s defense, he did best Becker for two titles, one in 1988 and another in 1990.

Boris Becker’s last visit to Center Court at Wimbledon came in 1989 on the heels of a win at the US Open. Boris Becker’s amazing career leaves a legacy of promise to young tennis players everywhere. He proved that, if you are good enough, you don’t need to be a ranked player to win at the biggest tournament in tennis.

Agassi Vs. Sampras Wimbledon Rivalry

Agassi Vs. Sampras Wimbledon Rivalry

One of the greatest men’s singles rivalries in Wimbledon and professional tennis history burned fiercely between the two USA tennis players Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. Overall the pair met in the finals of major (Grand Slam) tournaments 34 times. Of these meetings, Sampras won 20 to Agassi’s 14, giving him an edge over Andre. In fact, Agassi’s only major tournament victory over Sampras came in the 2005 Australian Open, where he defeated his nemesis in an amazing four set match.

The two first met at the Grand Slam level of play in the 1990 US Open, where Agassi, with his number 4 in the world ranking, was favored. Agassi lost to Sampras in straight sets and the rivalry began to grow. Their next meeting in the 1992 French Open tennis tournament brought them head to head in the quarterfinals. This time, although Sampras was ranked higher, Agassi won. Then came Wimbledon, 1993, where Agassi was the defending champion, and Sampras cruised in with a very shiny new number one world ranking. This time Sampras took the match in five sets and went on to win the tournament.

The rivalry continued for years. Some of their more noteworthy matches included finals in the Australian Open, The Canadian Open and The US Open. They didn’t meet again at Wimbledon until 1999. Again Sampras won, this time in straight sets. That year, Sampras forfeited the number one ranking to Agassi when, being injured, he had to withdraw from the US Open.

They met only once in 2000 when Agassi defeated Sampras in the semi-finals of the Australian Open. The 2001 US Open offered them another chance to spar, again in the quarterfinals. Sampras defeated Agassi that year in a grueling match that featured no breaks of serve during the entire match. It was a moment in tennis history and fuel for the rivalry’s fire.

They didn’t meet in another final until the 2002 US Open. Sampras enjoyed a bittersweet victory over his long time rival in this match, as it would be his last ATP Singles career match.

Rivalries intrigue us, allow us to take sides and get involved. The attendance at tennis tournaments where rivals play is higher and the matches are often more volatile and interesting to watch. With this being the case, surely the rivalry between the greatest tennis players Sampras and Agassi was a winning one for the world of tennis.

The Indianapolis Tennis Championship

by on April 8, 2009
in ATP Tour

The Indianapolis Tennis Championship

The Indianapolis Tennis championship is a tennis tournament which is played every year as an integral part of the ATP tour. The name of the tournament has been changed to Indianapolis Tennis championship from RCA Championships. It is a men’s tennis tournament which is played annually in July for a week. The initiation of this tournament was in 1988 when it was played as the US Men’s Hard-court Championships. After this, the surface on which this tournament used to be played changed as also did the name. It was rescheduled during the course of the year so that it became a warm-up for the international male tennis players before the last Grand Slam of the year, the US Open. The tournament came into existence when the Indianapolis Sports Centre decided to merge their 18 clay courts which with Deco-Turf II which is the same surface on which the US Open is played. The previous editions of the Indianapolis Tennis tournament has caught the attention of almost all the leading male tennis players and Giles Simon from France managed to win the last edition of the same in 2008. There are some tournaments which get a lot of attention in tennis circuits although they are not grand slams. This tournament is one of the list. 

Bank of the West Tennis Classic Championship

Bank of the West Tennis Classic Championship

The Bank of the West tennis Classis is a tennis tournament which is played over a week. It is a tennis championship organised by the WTA for women tennis players. The venue for this erstwhile tennis tournament is the campus of the Stanford University, California. It is generally held in the month of July but does not have a fixed date as such. The last edition of the Bank of the West tennis Classic was held in 2008 from July 14 to July 20. It is the oldest women’s only tennis tournament and played on the outdoor hard courts. It is the first tournament in the Annual US Open Series.  

The Bank of the West tennis Classic is the only tournament which features female tennis players only. The championship is played on hard-court and does not feature the men’s leg of the sport. This tournament constitutes the initiation of the US Open series which is one of the annual Grand Slams. It was first started in 1971. One of the greatest women’s tennis players, Martina Navratilova, is the only player to have won five of these titles in the years 1979-80, 1988, 1991 and finally 1993. The defending champion is Aleksandra Wozniak from Canada who defeated Marion Bartoli in the finals.

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