The Grand SlamThe four most important tennis tournaments of the world are called Grand Slam tournaments. They are: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Any player who wins these four tournaments in a row is said to have won the Grand Slam.
Two men and three women have won the Grand Slam. They are:
1) Don Budge (USA) in 1938
2) Rod laver (AUS) in 1962 and 1969
3) Maureen Connolly (USA) in 1953
4) Margaret Smith Court (AUS) in 1970
5) Steffi Graf (Germany) in 1988