Don Budge is the only male player in tennis history to have won six consecutive Grand Slam singles titles, from Wimbledon 1937 to U.S. Championships 1938. Ken Rosewall holds a record 15 Pro Slam titles, and a record 23 overall Major titles , counting both Amateur and Pro circuits.
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US Open. Donald BUDGE. Gene MAKO. 6-3, 6-8, 6-2, 6-1. 1938-08-09. 1962 - Rodney LAVER, Australia - won his first Grand Slam as amateur tennis player. Australian Open. Rod LAVER. Roy EMERSON.
And in 2015, after claiming the first three Slam singles titles of the year, Williams fell to unseeded Roberta Vinci, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the semifinals. GRAND SLAM CHAMPIONS Singles. 1938 Don Budge, United States 1953 Maureen Connolly, United States 1962 Rod Laver, Australia 1969 Rod Laver, Australia 1970 Margaret Smith Court, Australia
The Grand Slam winners in tennis (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open in the same calendar year): Men 1938 -- Don Budge, United States 1962 -- Rod Laver, Australia 1969 -- Rod...
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The first player to complete the Grand Slam, i.e. win all four majors in a calendar year, was Don Budge in 1938. To date, five singles players (two men, three women), nine doubles players (four men, five women) and one junior (boy) completed the Grand Slam. In wheelchair disciplines, two men and eight women did so.
In the history of men's tennis, only two players have won the calendar Grand Slam, Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969). Budge remains the sole player to have won six Majors in a row (1937–1938). In the Open Era, only one player has achieved the non-calendar year Grand Slam, Novak Djokovic (2015–2016). This is followed by a career ...