Men's Grand Slam Title Winners: YEAR: TOURNAMENT: WINNER: RUNNER-UP: 2021: U.S. Open: Daniil ...
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The Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning all four major championships in one discipline in the same calendar year, also referred to as the "Calendar-year Grand Slam" or "Calendar Grand Slam". In doubles, a team may accomplish the Grand Slam playing together or a player may achieve it with different partners.
In 1938, Don Budge became the first tennis player to win the four major championships in one year and, thus, capture the Grand Slam. According to Bud Collins' Ultimate Tennis Encyclopedia, "The closest anyone had come to a sweep had occurred five years earlier, when Australian Jack Crawford won the first three and faced Fred Perry in the final of the U.S. Championships.
The Grand Slam tournaments are the annual four major tennis events played in the Open era, which began in 1968, superseding the Amateur Era. The Australian and U.S. tournaments were officially recognized by the ILTF in 1924, and the French Championships followed a year later in 1925 when it became open to all international players.
The Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open are the 4 Grand Slams in tennis. In ...
French Open from late May to early June. Wimbledon in June-July. US Open in August-September. Like other Grand Slam variations, the Grand Slam requires that the player win the four championships in a single discipline – singles, doubles, mixed doubles, or wheelchair tennis.
Calendar Year Golden Slam. The Golden Slam, or Golden Grand Slam, is a term created in 1988 when Steffi Graf won all four Grand Slam tournaments and the gold medal in tennis at the Summer Olympics in the same calendar year.