Serena WilliamsSteffi Graf and Monica Seles are among the greatest women tennis players of all time, but who is considered the greatest of the lot?
All three have been at the top of the game for several years when playing, with Williams always competing against the best.
how they play have compiled a list of their top 10 female tennis players of all time, let’s see who they picked and how they were ranked…
10. Martina Hingis and Evonne Goolagong
The pair ended up on the list for 10th place, with Hingis retiring with five Grand Slam victories in 2017 after a career spanning more than two decades, winning a total of 45 titles in the process.
Evonne Goolagong is often forgotten, but she amassed 68 career titles including seven Grand Slams, but the US Open eluded her.
9. Justine Henin
Justine Henin has always been considered a powerful player, earning over $20 million during her career, but she failed to win the famous Wimbledon. She did, however, reach number one in the world in 2003.
8. Venus Williams
One half of the famous Williams sisters, Venus has been in her sister’s shadow during her career. Despite that, she has been one of the best, she has seven Grand Slam titles which could have been so much more without Serena. She managed to usurp her sister and become world number one in 2002.
7. Billie Jean King
The prolific Californian has won 129 titles including 12 Grand Slam tournaments, half of them at Wimbledon. Billie Jean King dominated women’s tennis for the better part of a decade.
6. Monica Seles
Monica Seles’ career was impacted when she was tragically stabbed on the pitch while a fan was running in 1993. She was never the same after the injury, but she still managed to win nine titles impressive Grand Slams.
5. Chris Evert
There is no doubt that Chris Evert’s place on this list, she has won 18 Grand Slams after reaching a record 34 finals. She also won every major tournament at least twice to show us how good she was.
4. Court of Margaret
Margaret Court is considered the greatest female player of all time with a record 24 Grand Slams and 192 career titles, including 19 doubles and 19 mixed doubles.
3. Martina Navratilova
She holds the record for career Open Era titles with 167 and has 59 Grand Slam titles in total, including 18 singles crowns. She brought the big serve and volley back to women’s football.
2. Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf’s 22 Grand Slam titles have been spread evenly across all surfaces, including four in Australia, six in France, seven in England and five in America. She has amassed 107 career titles but narrowly misses the top spot on this list.
1. Serena Williams
Serena Williams is in most people’s books the tallest woman to ever grace the court, winning 23 Grand Slam titles and earning just under $100 million in prize money. Her major victories lasted the best time in two decades, proving how well she has stood the test of time.