The Open Era has had many records set and broken over the years. Here are some of the outstanding achievements as from the year 1968.
For one to qualify as having got the most wins in this category, one must have won a given competition at least five times.
|№ Wins||Record Holder|
|11||For one to qualify as having got the most wins in this category, one must have won a given competition at least five times. Rafael Nadal, from Spain, holds a record eleven wins, having participated in the Barcelona Open, the Monte-Carlo Masters, and the French Open. Following him closely with nine wins at the Halle Open is Roger Federer from Switzerland.|
|8||The two players tie at eight wins with Rafael dominating the Italian Open and Roger succeeding at the Wimbledon and Swiss Indoors competitions. Guillermo Vilas, an Argentinian, also holds eight wins at the Buenos Aires competition.|
|7||Roger Federer comes into the picture again, bagging seven wins at the Dubai Tennis Matches and the Cincinnati Masters. Pete Sampras from the USA also holds seven wins from Wimbledon.|
|6||At six wins, we have Novak Djokovic from Serbia, with wins at the Australia Open, China Open and Miami Open competitions. Tying at six wins we also have Bjorn Borg from Sweden and Jimmy Connors from the USA at the French Open and Grand Prix Birmingham respectively. Balazs Taroczy (Hungary) holds six wins at the Dutch Open while Ivan Lendi and Andre Agassi, both from the USA, hold similar triumphs from the Canadian Open and Miami Masters competitions respectively. Roger Federer also holds six wins from the Australian Open and the ATP World Tour Finals.|
|5||At five wins, we have John McEnroe (USA), Roger Federer (Switzerland), Pete Sampras (USA), Novak Djokovic (Serbia), Ivan Lendi (USA), Andre Agassi (USA), Jimmy Connors (USA), Bjorn Borg (Sweden), Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Russia) Carlos Moya (Spain), Andy Murray (UK) and Rafael Nadal (Spain).|
|№ Wins||Record Holder|
|12||In the women’s category, Martina Navratilova from the USA dominates the scene with twelve wins at the Chicago competition and eleven from the Eastbourne matches. She also holds nine wins at Wimbledon, Washington DC, and Dallas. In addition to this, Martina holds eight wins from the Los Angeles competition and the WTA Tour matches, seven from Orlando and six from Houston and Stuttgart. She also holds five wins from Boston, Sydney, and Stanford.|
|9||Steffi Graf from Germany closely follows Martina with nine wins from the German open, seven from Wimbledon and six from the French Open, Hamburg, Zurich, Brighton and Virginia Slims. She also has five wins from the US Open, Leipzig, Key Biscayne and the WTA Tour Matches.|
|8||Chris Evert from the USA comes in with eight wins from the Hilton Head, seven at the French open and six from the US Open, Eckerd Open and US Clay Court Matches. She also holds five wins from the Italian open and Houston competitions.|
|8||Serena Williams from the USA holds eight wins from the Key Biscayne, seven from the Australian Open and Wimbledon and six from the US Open. In addition to these, she holds five wins from the WTA Tour Matches.|
|5||Holders of five wins include Anabel Medina (Spain), Kim Clijsters (Belgium, Martina Hingis (Switzerland), Virginia Wade (UK), Monica Seles (USA) and Venus Williams (USA).|
The longest match winning streaks stand at 49 games in 1978 by Bjorn Borg (Sweden) in the men’s category and 74 in 1984 by Martina Navratilova (USA) in the women’s division.