Winning at Wimbledon

Wimbledon—or just The Championships as it is known to much of the tennis world— has always been an international celebration. But it is also a fierce competition.

With the world’s eyes now fixed on the prolific talents in this year’s tournament, such as Roger Federer and Petra Kvitová, it’s fun to look back and wonder who’s the best ever. Here is a list of the individuals who have won the most Wimbledon titles as of June 2018:

Gentlemen’s Singles

8 – Roger Federer (SUI)

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017

7 – William Renshaw (BRI)

1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1889

7 – Pete Sampras (USA)

1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

5 – Laurence Doherty (BRI)

1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906

5 – Björn Borg (SWE)

1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980

 

Ladies’ Singles

9 – Martina Navratilova (USA)

1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990

8 – Helen Wills Moody (USA)

1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938

7 – Dorothea Lambert Chambers (UK)

1903, 1904, 1906, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914

7 – Steffi Graf (GER)

1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996

7 – Serena Williams (USA)

2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016

 

 

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