Top 10 Greatest Female Tennis Players Of All Time

10. Evonne Goolagong

The epitome of grace and beauty on the court, Goolagong won seven Grand Slam titles. In 1976, she earned number one rank in the world. She depicted Australia in three Fed Cup competitions.

Evonne Goolagong

9. Justine Henin

Henin was always seen as a powerful player. After securing 7 Grand Slam titles, she shortly retired. However, Justine made a brief comeback in 2010 and she retired for good in early 2011.

 Justine  Henin

8. Venus Williams

Equally good as her sister,  Venus has won a total of 14 women’s doubles major titles, all partnering with Serena. She is widely considered as one of all time star players of tennis.

 Venus  Williams

7. Billie Jean King

This prolific Californian won 129 titles which included 12 Grand Slams, half of them being earned at Wimbledon. She is widely regarded as the true pioneer of womens' sport.

Billie  Jean King

6. Monica Seles

In 1990, Seles was the youngest-ever French Open champion at the age of just 16. Her story is an inspiration to many people. She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2009.

 Monica  Seles

5. Chris Evert

Evert bears the record for reaching the most Grand Slam singles finals with 34. Evert’s career-besting percentage in singles matches is of 89.97% (1309–146) which is the second-highest in the Open Era.

Chris  Evert

4. Margaret Court

Australian former tennis player Margaret Court is deemed as the greatest women’s player of all time with a record 24 Grand Slams and 192 career titles, which includes 19 doubles and 19 mixed doubles triumphs.

 Margaret  Court

3. Martina Navratilova

Known for her extreme physical conditioning, Martina brought the big serve and volley back to the women’s game. She  has earned 59 Grand Slam titles.

 Martina Navratilova

2. Steffi Graff

Steffi Graf’s 22 Grand Slam titles were evenly spread out across all surfaces. She amassed 107 career titles and was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.

 Steffi  Graff

1. Serena Williams

The greatest woman to ever grace the court, Serena secured 23 Grand Slam titles and has earned just short of $100 million in prize money. She finished as the year-end No. 1 five times.

Serena Williams