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The Championships, Wimbledon is simply referred to as the Wimbledon. It is the world’s oldest tennis tournament, and is also considered as the most prestigious tennis tournament. The tournament is held in Wimbledon at the All England Club in Wimbledon, and has been accordingly named. Here we have summed up the list of the most Successful Tennis Players in Wimbledon.

It is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, and is currently the only Major being played on grass court. Every year, five major, junior and invitational events are held each year. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Most Successful Tennis Players in Wimbledon.

Top 10 Most Successful Tennis Players in Wimbledon

Roger Federer

Legendary Swiss tennis player Roger Federer won a total of 85 international tennis titles in his career which includes 7 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 7 Wimbledon titles in the Open era, and is inducted in the third spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Roger Federer won the Wimbledon championships in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012. He won a total of $90,506,319 as the prize money from the international tournaments, and has 1027–233 win-loss record with 81.51% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Roger Federer achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 2nd February 2004. He currently holds the World No.2 Spot as of the recent ranking on 8th June 2015.

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Pete Sampras

Retired American tennis player Pete Sampras won a total of 64 international tennis titles in his career which includes 7 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 7 Wimbledon titles in the Open era, and is inducted in the second spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Pete Sampras won the Wimbledon championships in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. He won a total of $43,280,450 as the prize money from the international tournaments, and has 762–222 win-loss record with 77.43% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Pete Sampras achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 12th April 1993. He was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 2007.

William Renshaw

Successful Tennis Players in Wimbledon
Legendary Tennis Players in Wimbledon

Former British tennis player William Renshaw was born on 3rd January 1861 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, and took his last breath at the age of just 43 on 12th August 1904 in Swanage, Dorset. He won the Wimbledon seven times and is inducted in the top spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. William Renshaw won the Wimbledon titles in 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886 and 1889, and won all his 7 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. He was known as an excellent Right-handed player and achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1881. William Renshaw was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1983.

Boris Becker

Legendary retired German tennis player Boris Becker won a total of 49 international tennis titles in his career which includes 3 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 3 Wimbledon titles in Open era, and is inducted in the tenth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Boris Becker won the Wimbledon championships in 1985, 1986 and 1989. He won a total of €18,343,408 as the prize money from the international tournaments, and has 713–214 win-loss record with 76.91% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Boris Becker achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 28th January 1991. He was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 2003.

Wilfred Baddeley

Former British tennis player Wilfred Baddeley was born on 11th January 1872 in Bromley, England, and took his last breath at the age of just 57 on 24th January 1929 in Menton, France. He won the Wimbledon three times and is inducted in the ninth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Wilfred Baddeley won the Wimbledon titles in 1891, 1892 and 1895, and won all his 3 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. He achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1891, and retired from the professional circuit in 1903. Wilfred Baddeley was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 2013.

Anthony Wilding

Successful Tennis Players in Wimbledon
Top Players in Wimbledon History

Former New Zealand’s tennis player Anthony Wilding was born on 31st October 1883 in Christchurch, New Zealand, and took his last breath at the age of just 31 on 9th May 1915 in Neuve-Chapelle, France. He won the Wimbledon four times and is inducted in the eighth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Anthony Wilding won the Wimbledon titles consecutively in 1910, 1911, 1912 and 1913, and won all his 4 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. He was known as an excellent Right-handed player with single hand backhand, and achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1911. Anthony Wilding was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1978.

Rod Laver

Retired Australian tennis player Rod Laver won a total of 200 (52 listed by ATP) international tennis titles in his career which includes 4 Wimbledon titles. He achieved 2 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era and 2 more in Open era, and is inducted in the seventh spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Rod Laver won the Wimbledon championships in 1961, 1962, 1968 and 1969. He won a total of $1,565,413 as the prize money from the international tournaments, and has 536–136 win-loss record with 79.8% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Rod Laver achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1961. He was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1981.

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Reginald Doherty

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Legends of Wimbledon

Former British tennis player Reginald Doherty was born on 14th October 1872 in Wimbledon, London, England, and took his last breath at the age of just 38 on 29th December 1910 in Kensington, England. He won the Wimbledon four times and is inducted in the sixth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Reginald Doherty won the Wimbledon titles consecutively in 1897, 1898, 1899 and 1900, and won all his 4 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. He was known as one of the best Right-handed players of post-modern era and achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1897. Reginald Doherty was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1980.

Lawrence Doherty

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Top Players in Wimbledon

Former British tennis player Lawrence Doherty was born on 8th October 1875 in Wimbledon, England, and took his last breath at the age of just 43 on 21st August 1919 in Broadstairs, England. He won the Wimbledon five times and is inducted in the fifth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Lawrence Doherty won the Wimbledon titles consecutively in 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905 and 1906, and won all his 5 Wimbledon titles in Amateur era. He was known as a marvelous Right-handed player and achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1898. Lawrence Doherty was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1980.

Björn Borg

Retired Swedish tennis player Björn Borg won a total of 64 international tennis titles in his career which includes 5 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 5 Wimbledon titles in the Open era, and is inducted in the fourth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Björn Borg won the Wimbledon championships consecutively in 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 and 1980. He won a total of $3,655,751 as the prize money from the international tournaments, and has 609–127 win-loss record with 82.7% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Björn Borg achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 23rd August 1977. He was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1987.

These players are noted for establishing themselves as the most famous names in the sport of tennis. They not only have the skill as famous players but also the diligence to hone their talent to gain such huge achievements.

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  • sreekumaran karakkatt

    roger should be first