10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in French Open

Tennis is one of the most popular sports in the globe. The French Open is one of the most popular tennis tournaments in the world. Also known as Roland Garros after the French aviator, the tournament is held every year at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, between late May and early June for two weeks.

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This tournament is played on clay court, and is the only Grand Slam tournament to do so. Female tennis players, who have taken over the tennis court now, have shown some great performances at the French Open. Let us take a look at the 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in French Open.

10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in French Open

10. Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling

Female Tennis Players in French Open
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling – Third from left

Former Danish female tennis player Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling was born on 26th March 1908 in Essen, Germany, and took her last breath on 7th March 1981 in Helsingborg, Sweden. She won several international titles in her active tennis career which includes 3 French Titles. She achieved all of her 3 French Open trophies in amateur era and is inducted in the tenth spot in our list of 10 most successful female tennis players in French Open. Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling won the reputed French open three times consecutively in 1935, 1936 and 1937. She achieved her career best ranking of World No.1 in 1936. Besides her French open legacy, Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling also reached the Wimbledon finals twice in 1931 and 1936. She was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 2013.

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9. Justine Henin

Belgium’s female tennis player Justine Henin won a total of 50 international titles in her active tennis career which includes 4 French Titles. She achieved all of her 4 French Open trophies in open era and is inducted in the ninth spot in our list of 10 most successful female tennis players in French Open. Justine Henin won the reputed French open in 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007. She had a 525–115 record in her active playing career which includes 82.03% winning ratio in international major tennis championships. Justine Henin bagged a total amount of $20,863,335 as the prize money from international tournaments and achieved her career best ranking of World No.1 on 20th October 2003.

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8. Helen Wills

Former American female tennis player Helen Wills won many titles in her active tennis career which includes 4 French Titles. She achieved all of her 4 French Open trophies in amateur era and is inducted in the eighth spot in our list of 10 most successful female tennis players in French Open. Helen Wills won the reputed French open in 1928, 1929, 1930 and 1932. Helen Wills achieved her career best ranking of World No.1 in 1927. Besides her French open legacy, she also won the Wimbledon eight times in 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935 and 1938. Helen Wills was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1959.

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