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

 

 

Nick Norris

Nick Norris

Nick has been a sports fan his entire life, so deciding to become a sports writer just made sense. After high school, he studied mass communication and journalism at the University of Montevallo. Nick joined the Hall & Arena team last year and has covered college and professional sports in the time since.
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