The Grand Slam tournaments are the world’s four most important tennis events. These tournaments are named as Australian Open, US Open, French Open, and Wimbledon Open. These tournaments take place annually and are also known as majors. In 2021 the Australian Open took place from 8 February 21 February. As Novak Djokovic won his 19th Grand Slam title in the French Open 2021, we look at the last 10 Grand Slam Winners list including men and women.
2021 French Open (Men’s)
Though the women’s title is getting hand changed every year, the men’s was always about Rafael Nadal. The 13th time French Open champion was resisted by the number 1 seeded player Novak Djokovic. Novak faced Greek youngster Stefanos Testipas in the final. Stefanos was playing his first grand slam and Novak was looking for his 19th Grand Slam title.
Djokovic defeated Stefanos 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in an epic five-set battle. By virtue of that win, Novak has become only the third player to win every Grand Slam title twice. Roy Emerson and Rod Laver are the other players to achieve that feat.
In fact Djokovic is most dominating player on our last 10 Grand Slam Winner list.
2021 French Open (Women’s)
The battle of the 2021 French Open Finals was a battle of the new champions. With Naomi pulling out from the Roland Garros, it was time for someone new to clinch the title. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was playing her first-ever Grand Slam final after 52 attempts. Barbora Krejcikova was also playing her first Grand Slam match. But, it was Barbora who had glory and won the 2021 French Open (Women’s) Title.
Barbora won the match with a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 margin. Moreover, this was the sixth straight year that the women’s singles champion at the French Open was a first-time Grand Slam singles champion.
2021 Australian Open (Women’s)
Naomi Osaka of Japan was the winner of the Australian Open 2021. She defeated Jennifer Brady of America by 6–4, 6–3 to win the Women’s Singles tennis title at the 2021 Australian Open. Naomi has won four Grand Slam titles before winning the 2021 Australian open. In conclusion, she is the number 1 tennis player ranked by the women’s tennis association.
2021 Australian Open (Men)
The number 1 tennis player of recent times is Novak Djokovic. Firstly, he became the winner of the 2021 Australian open by defeating Daniel Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. Secondly, this became his 18th grand Slam single Championship and third consecutive Australian open.
2020 Australian Open (Women)
Sofia Kenin became the winner of the Australian Open 2020 women’s singles title. This final was her debutant final and she defeated Garbine Muguruza with 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. She lifted her maiden title on 1st February 2020.
2020 Australian Open (Men)
The winner of the 2020 Australian Open is Novak Djokovic. The final was played between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem. The defending champion defeated Dominic by 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. This win gave him his 17th Grand Slam singles title and he was ranked as the number 1 tennis player.
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2020 US Open (Women)
Naomi Osaka won her second US Open title at the 2020 US Open. She won the Women’s Singles tennis title at the 2020 US Open by defeating Victoria Azarenka with 1-6, 6-3, 6-3.
2020 US Open (Men)
Dominic Thiem from Australia became the winner of the US Open 2020 by defeating Alexander Zverev from German in a 5-set comeback. Dominic won by 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 in the 2020 US Open single’s final (men). In conclusion, he became Austria’s second glam Slam singles champion. He is the only male player other than Novak and Nadal on our last 10 Grand Slam winners list.
2020 French Open (Women)
Iga Swiatek defeated Sofia Kenin to win the 2020 French Open Women’s title by 6–4, 6–1. In conclusion, the 19-year-old became the first-ever Grand Slam singles champion from Poland by defeating Sofia .
2020 French Open (Men)
Rafael Nadal is undoubtedly one of the greatest tennis players of this generation. In the 2020 French Open final, he defeated Novak Djokovic by 6-0, 6-2, 6-2. The 2020 French Open title was his 13th title. In addition, he tied with the record made by Rodger Federer of winning the 28th Grand Slam men’s singles championship. Both Nadal and Federer are the top rankers in the Grand Slam winners list.
2019 Australian Open (Women)
Naomi Osaka wins her second Grand Slam title by defeating Petra Kvitova. She defeated Petra by 7–6(2), 5–7, 6–4 to win the 2019 Australian Open Women’s Singles title.
2019 Australian Open (Men)
Novak Djokovic won the 2019 Australian Open title by defeating Rafael Nadal. The 2019 Australian Open final was absolutely an exciting match between the two legends. Novak defeated Rafael by 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. By winning this title, he made an all-time record of winning seven Australian Open titles.
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