From Martina Navratilova to Serena Williams, Five 'Tennis Queens' at Wimbledon

Wimbledons Greatest Womens singles champions

Wimbledon is widely considered as the most prestigious of all the four Grand Slams in tennis. The coveted Championships held at the All England Tennis and Croquet Club has a great history, aura and legacy considering that fact it started way back in 1877. 

All the legends of the game have dreamt of winning the coveted Wimbledon title at some stages of their glittering careers. Wimbledon has certainly produced some great champions over its course of history. Some of the maestros of the game both men and women have dominated Wimbledon at the peak of their careers.

So here are the top five ladies singles champions at Wimbledon :

Wimbledons Greatest Womens singles champions

 

MARTINA NAVRATILOVA

Title Won - 9 Ladies Singles Champion - 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990.

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova who is considered arguably the greatest female tennis player to have graced the court tasted enormous success at Wimbledon. The Czech great won a stupendous nine singles titles in the 70s and 80s. Navratilova had the ideal serve and volley game to success at Wimbledon and reigned as the dominant champion in the peaks of her power. 

Wimbledons Greatest Womens singles champions


STEFFI GRAF

Title Won - 7

Ladies Singles Champion - 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996

German tennis Legend who was the queen in the women's game in the late 80s and 90s produced her best tennis at Wimbledon. Steffi with her flawless all court game and exquisite back hand maintained her hegemony at Wimbledon winning a staggering. Steffi dominated Wimbledon in an era where women's tennis had some fierce competitors like Jana Novotna, Gabriela Sabatini, Monica Seles and to name a few.

Wimbledons Greatest Womens singles champions

SERENA WILLIAMS

Title Won - 7

Ladies Singles Champion - 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996

Serena Williams hailed as the most dominant player in women's tennis in the new millennium has been quite successful at Wimbledon too.Serena was all conquering at Wimbledon in the last decade, lifting the ladies singles crown seven times.Williams could achieve enormous success at Wimbledon on account of her powerful serve and powerful ground strokes

Wimbledons Greatest Womens singles champions

VENUS WILLIAMS

Titles Won - 5

Ladies Singles Champion - 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008

Venus Williams was the most dominant female tennis player in the first decade of the new century. Venus racked up 5 singles crown at Wimbledon from 2000 to 2010. The recipe behind Venus success at Wimbledon was her potent serve and thunderous ground strokes to which most of her major rivals like Lindsay Davenport, Martina Hingis and Maria Sharapova didn't have any answers.

Wimbledons Greatest Womens singles champions

Billie Jean King

Ladies Singles Champion - 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1975

Titles Won - 4

Billie Jean King was the dominant player on grass in the last 60s and early 70s. King collected six Wimbledon titles across her career, four of which came in the Open Era. King had a bitter rivalry with Australian greats Evonne Goolagong and Margaret Court.