Every player who tries to pursue a career in Tennis dreams of winning the Grand Slam. However, it is not an easy task as the best of the lot fails to win it. There are very few players who have dominated the game after turning 30. However, tennis is a game where experience and discipline beat aggression and pace. In this article, we will look at the players who have set the bar as high as the sky and have won the most grand slam titles even after the age of 30.
One of the greatest personalities in Tennis has won 20 Grand slam titles overall in his career. However, four of them has come after he has turned 30. He has also 103 titles overall which are also the second-highest in the open era. Roger turned 30 in the year 2011 and won 4 grand slams after it. The titles include Wimbledon 2012, 2017 and Australian Open 2017 and 2018.
Another great in the world of tennis as well as in the world of sports has made it to the list. Rafael Nadal is an unmatched personality when it comes to sheer hard work and dedication. The amount of energy, stamina and never give up mentality he invests in the court is incomparable. The Spaniard has won 20 Grand slam titles, 6 of which came after he turned 30. After he turned 30 in the year 2016 he went on to win four consecutive Rolland Garros tournaments in the year 2017,2018,2019 and 2020. He bagged the other two grand slams when he won the US Open in 2017 and 2019.
The Serbian recently won his 20th Grand Slam after defeating Berrettini in the Wimbledon Finals. The 34-year-old Serbian international has been the best player in the world for quite some time. He is just getting better with age and is also aiming for the Olympic gold to complete his Golden Grand Slam. He turned 30 in the year 2017 and since then has won more Grand slam titles (8) than anybody. Out of the 8 titles he won after turning 30 includes three Australian Open titles in 2019, 2020 and 2021. He won the French Open on one occasion in 2021, beating the king of clay Nadal in the final. The count continues as he bagged the Wimbledon three times in 2018, 2019 and 2021 and won the US Open on one occasion in 2018.