Top 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

The Championship known as Wimbledon is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. It is the oldest tennis tournament and also considered as the most prestigious among them. Since 1877, it has been held in Wimbledon, London, and has been named accordingly. One of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, it is played on the grass court, the only one to continue on the original surface, which is why it is called the lawn tennis. Many female players have been able to make a mark in this tournament with their skill and diligence. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon.

Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

Top 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

Martina Navratilova

Retired American female tennis player Martina Navratilova achieved a total of 168 WTA and ITF international tennis titles in her active career which includes 9 Wimbledon titles. She won all of her 9 Wimbledon titles in the Open era and is inducted in the top spot on our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Martina Navratilova achieved the Wimbledon titles in 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1990. She won a total of $21,626,089 as the prize money from the international tennis titles and has 1,442–219 victory-defeat record with 86.8% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Martina Navratilova achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 10th July 1978. She was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 2000.

Helen Wills Moody

Former American female tennis player Helen Wills Moody was born on 6th October 1905 in Centerville, CA, USA, and took her final breath at the age of 92 on 1st January 1998 in Carmel, CA, USA. She Achieved the Wimbledon eight times and is inducted in the second spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Helen Wills Moody received the Wimbledon titles in 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935 and 1938, and won all her 8 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. She was known as one of the best female players of the pre-modern era and achieved her career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time in 1927. Helen Wills Moody was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 1959.

Dorothea Lambert Chambers

Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

Former British female tennis player Dorothea Lambert Chambers was born on 3rd September 1878 in Ealing, London, England, and took her final breath at the age of 81 on 7th January 1960 in Kensington, London, England. She Achieved the Wimbledon seven times and is inducted in the third spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Dorothea Lambert Chambers received the Wimbledon titles in 1903, 1904, 1906, 1910, 1911, 1913 and 1914, and won all her 7 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. She was known as one of the most prolific female players of the pre-modern era and achieved the Olympic Games gold medal in 1908. Dorothea Lambert Chambers was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 1981.

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Steffi Graf

Legendary retired German female tennis star Steffi Graf achieved a total of 107 WTA and ITF international tennis titles in her active career which includes 7 Wimbledon titles. She won all of her 7 Wimbledon titles in the Open era and is inducted in the fourth spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Steffi Graf achieved the Wimbledon titles in 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995 and 1996. She won a total of $21,891,306 as the prize money from the international tennis titles and has 900–115 victory-defeat record with 88.67% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Steffi Graf achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 17th August 1987. She was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame into 2004.

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Blanche Bingley

Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

Former British female tennis player Blanche Bingley was born on 3rd November 1863 in Greenford, England, and took her final breath at the age of 82 on 6th August 1946 in London, England. She Achieved the Wimbledon six times and is inducted in the fifth spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Blanche Bingley received the Wimbledon titles in 1886, 1889, 1894, 1897, 1899 and 1900, and won all her 6 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. She was regarded as one of the best right-handed players of the pre-open era. Blanche Bingley was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 2013.

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Billie Jean King

Retired American female tennis player Billie Jean King achieved a total of 129 WTA and ITF international tennis titles in her active career which includes 6 Wimbledon titles. She won 2 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era and 4 more in the Open era and is inducted in the sixth spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Billie Jean King achieved the Wimbledon titles in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973 and 1975. She won a total of $1,966,487 as the prize money from the international tennis titles and has 695–155 victory-defeat record with 81.76% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Billie Jean King achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time in 1966. She was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 1987.

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Suzanne Lenglen

Former French female tennis player Suzanne Lenglen was born on 24th May 1899 in Compiègne, France, and took her final breath at the age of just 39 on 4th July 1938 in Paris, France. She Achieved the Wimbledon six times and is inducted in the seventh spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Suzanne Lenglen received the Wimbledon titles in 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1925, and won all her 6 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. She won a total of 81 national and international titles and achieved the gold medal in the 1920 Olympic Games. Suzanne Lenglen was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 1978.

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Charlotte Cooper Sterry

Female Tennis Players in Wimbledon

Former British female tennis player Charlotte Cooper Sterry was born on 22nd September 1870 in Ealing, England, and took her final breath at the age of 96 on 10th October 1966 in Helensburgh, Scotland. She Achieved the Wimbledon five times and is inducted in the eighth spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Charlotte Cooper Sterry received the Wimbledon titles in 1895, 1896, 1898, 1901 and 1908, and won all her 5 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. She is widely regarded as one of the best female players of her time and achieved the gold medal in 1900 Olympic Games. Charlotte Cooper Sterry was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 2013.

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Serena Williams

American tennis sensation Serena Williams achieved a total of 67 WTA international tennis titles which includes 5 Wimbledon titles in her active career as of now. She won all of her 5 Wimbledon titles in the Open era and is inducted in the ninth spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Serena Williams achieved the Wimbledon titles in 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010 and 2012. She already won a total of $69,676,428 as the prize money from the international tennis titles until now and has 716–121 victory-defeat record with 85.54% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Serena Williams achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 8th July 2002. She currently holds the World No.1 spot as of the recent ranking.

Venus Williams

American tennis star Venus Williams achieved a total of 46 WTA international tennis titles which include 5 Wimbledon titles in her active career as of now. She won all of her 5 Wimbledon titles in the Open era and is inducted in the tenth spot in our list of top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Venus Williams achieved the Wimbledon titles in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007 and 2008. She already won a total of $30,595,369 as the prize money from the international tennis titles until now and has 688–184 victory-defeat record with 78.9% winning ratio in her active international tennis career. Venus Williams achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 for the first time on 25th February 2002. She currently holds the World No.16 spot as of the recent ranking update on 11th May 2015.

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These women have established a place for themselves in the generally male-dominated world of sports, and are strong enough to give the men a run for their money. With hard work and dedication, they have sharpened their skills to earn themselves the Wimbledon titles. These are the top 10 most successful female tennis players in Wimbledon. Don’t forget to leave your thoughts in the comments down below.