The Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning all four major championships in one discipline in the same calendar year, also referred to as the "Calendar-year Grand Slam" or "Calendar Slam". In doubles, a team may accomplish the Grand Slam playing together or a player may achieve it with different partners.
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Full list of winners, year by year, of the four Grand Slam tournaments that include the Australian Open, the French Open, the US Open and Wimbledon in single competition for men. * The French Open became and international event in 1925 and only from that year it is considered a Grand Slam tournament.
In 1938, Don Budge became the first tennis player to win the four major championships in one year and, thus, capture the Grand Slam. According to Bud Collins' Ultimate Tennis Encyclopedia, "The closest anyone had come to a sweep had occurred five years earlier, when Australian Jack Crawford won the first three and faced Fred Perry in the final of the U.S. Championships.
1938 - Donald BUDGE, USA - the first person, who won four major tennis tournamens in one year. 1962 - Rodney LAVER, Australia - won his first Grand Slam as amateur tennis player. 1969 - Rodney LAVER, Australia - took his second Grand Slam as professional. He is only tennis player, who won Grand Slam twice.
The Grand Slam tournaments are the annual four major tennis events played in the Open era, which began in 1968, superseding the Amateur Era. The Australian and U.S. tournaments were officially recognized by the ILTF in 1924, and the French Championships followed a year later in 1925 when it became open to all international players.
The Grand Slam is the biggest stage in tennis. They are held every year and players compete ...
French Open from late May to early June. Wimbledon in June-July. US Open in August-September. Like other Grand Slam variations, the Grand Slam requires that the player win the four championships in a single discipline – singles, doubles, mixed doubles, or wheelchair tennis.
Two more Grand Slams remain on the schedule in 2020, with the U.S. Open and French Open to be played in reverse order from what is normal. With sporting events around the world finally getting back underway after their corona-enforced hiatuses, fans and players alike are gearing up for a return to some normalcy.
Tennis News; Tennis Interviews ... Medvedev has had a great 2021 season he accomplished his goal of winning a Grand Slam title. ... win more Grand Slam and be in the elite for many years," he said.