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Players who won the Golden Slam in their career

A Golden Slam in tennis is defined as having won each of the four Grand Slam tournaments (Australian Open, US Open, Wimbledon, French Open) and an Olympic Gold medal. Mate Pavic became the lastest player to win the Golden slam.

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A tennis player can reach its absolute peak when they have the Golden Slam to their name. However, it is a very tough task even for the best of the best. In 2021, we saw Novak Djokovic crash out of the Olympics and miss his chance to be only the second player ever to win all the majors and an Olympic Gold all in a single year. 

The only player to win it all in a single year still remains Steffi Graf (1988). In this listicle, we look at all the players who managed to win the Golden Slam in their careers.

List of players who won a Golden Slam in Tennis:

Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi won the Olympic Gold in 1996 and completed his Golden Slam in 1999 | SportzPoint

Nation - USA

Era - 1995-2003

Regarded as one of the greatest Tennis players that America had ever produced, Andre Agassi nearly won the Golden Slam in a single year in 1992. However, he had to wait till 1996 to achieve the feat of having a career golden slam.

Singles: Australian Open (1995, 2000, 2001, 2003), French Open (1999), Wimbledon (1992), US Open (1994, 1999), Olympics (1996)

Also Read: Most matches in Tennis history (male & female): Tennis Records

Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan

Bryan brothers with their gold medal in 2012 Olympics - sportzpoint.com
Bryan brothers with their gold medal in the 2012 Olympics

Nation - USA

Era - 2004-2012

The Bryan Brothers were this close to winning the Golden Slam all in one year. Although they couldn't make it, the Bryan brothers achieved their wins consecutively.

Bob Bryan Awards: Doubles: Australian Open (2006-07, 2009-11, 2013), French Open (2003, 2013), Wimbledon (2006, 2011, 2013), US Open (2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014), Olympics (2012)

Mike Bryan Awards: Doubles: Australian Open (2006-07, 2009-11, 2013), French Open (2003, 2013), Wimbledon (2006, 2011, 2013, 2018), US Open (2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018), Olympics (2012)

Also Read: Longest Tennis Matches in history (All formats)

Gigi Fernandez

Gigi Fernandez - Players to win Golden slam in tennis - sportzpoint.com
Gigi, on the left of the image, with her gold medal in the 1992 Olympics.

Nation - Puerto Rico, USA

Era - 1984-1996

Beatriz "Gigi" Fernández is a Puerto Rican professional tennis player. She turned professional in 1983 and is the first Puerto Rican to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Gigi won 17 Grand Slam doubles titles and two Olympic gold medals representing the United States and reached the world No. 1 ranking in women's doubles. On the other hand, she reached a career-high singles ranking of 17 in 1991.

Doubles: Australian Open (1993-94), French Open (1991-95, 1997), Wimbledon (1992-94, 1997), US Open (1988, 1990, 1992, 1995-96), Olympics (1992, 1996)

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Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf is still the only tennis player to achieve the feat of achieving career Golden Slam in a calendar year in 1988 - sportzpoint.com
Steffi Graf is still the only tennis player to achieve a Golden Slam in a calendar year in 1988

Nation- Germany

Era - 1984-1999

Steffi Graf is a German former professional tennis player. She was ranked world No. 1 for a record 377 weeks (more than 7 years) and won 22 Grand Slam singles titles. Certainly, In 1988, she became the only tennis player to achieve the Golden Slam by winning all four Grand Slam singles titles and the Olympic gold medal in the same calendar year.

Singles: Australian Open (1988-90, 1994), French Open (1987-88, 1993, 1995-96, 1999), Wimbledon (1988-89, 1991-93, 1995-96), US Open (1988-89, 1993, 1995-96), Olympics (1988)

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is still the youngest to achieve the feat of winning a Golden slam in his career - sportzpoint.com
Nadal with his gold medal in the 2008 Olympics.

Nation- Spain

Era- 2004-2024

The absolute beast of a player and one of the all-time greats in tennis managed to win the Golden Slam. This is what separates him from the likes of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic who have not yet managed an Olympic Gold and all the available Grand Slams. Nadal, at 24, was and still is the youngest to win a career golden slam.

Singles: Australian Open (2009, 2022), French Open (2005-08, 2010-14, 2017-22), Wimbledon (2008, 2010), US Open (2010, 2013, 2017, 2019), Olympics (2008)

Also Read: Most Grand Slam titles: Djokovic equals Roger and Nadal

Daniel Nestor

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Daniel Nestor, on the right of the image with his Gold medal in doubles at the 2000 Olympics.

Nation - Canada

Era - 1996-2016

Daniel Mark Nestor is a Yugoslavian-born Canadian retired professional tennis player. He is one of the foremost doubles players in tennis history due to his longevity and continued success at the top of the men's game.

Doubles: Australian Open (2002), French Open (2007, 2010-12), Wimbledon (2008-09), US Open (2004), Olympics (2000)

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Pam Shriver

Pamela Shriver won the career golden slam in 1988 - sportzpoint.com

Nation - USA

Era - 1981-1988

Pamela Howard Shriver is an American former professional tennis player. She currently is a tennis broadcaster for ESPN and a pundit for BBC tennis coverage. During the 1980s and 1990s, she won 133 titles, including 21 women's singles titles, 111 women's doubles titles, and one mixed doubles title.

In Grand Slam tournaments, Shriver won 22 titles, 21 in doubles and one mixed doubles title. She also won a women's doubles gold medal at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul with Zina Garrison as her partner.

Doubles: Australian Open (1982-85, 1987-89), French Open (1984-85, 1987-88), Wimbledon (1981-84, 1986), US Open (1983-84, 1986-87, 1991), Olympics (1988)

Serena Williams

Serena Williams is the only player to a career golden slam both in singles and doubles - sportzpoint.com

Nation - USA

Era - 2000-2016

Serena Williams is the only player to have achieved a Golden Slam in both singles and doubles. The tennis queen is one of the greatest players ever to play the sport. The American tennis player won 23 Grand Slams in her career. Moreover, she won four Olympic gold medals in singles and doubles combined in 2000, 2008 and 2012.

Singles: Australian Open (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009-10, 2015, 2017), French Open (2002, 2013, 2015), Wimbledon (2002-03, 2009-10, 2012, 2015-16), US Open (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012-14), Olympics (2012);

Doubles: Australian Open (2001, 2003, 2009-10), French Open (1999, 2010), Wimbledon (2000, 2002, 2008-09, 2012, 2016), US Open (1999, 2009), Olympics (2000, 2008, 2012)

Also Read: Grand Slam Records: Most Grand Slam singles matches wins

Venus Williams

Venus Williams - Players who won the Golden Slam in their career - sportzpoint.com

Nation - USA

Era - 2000-2016

Unlike her partner and younger sister Serena, Venus achieved no grand slam titles or an Olympic Medal in Singles. However, combined with Serena Williams she conquered the world and achieved the Golden Slam in Doubles.

Doubles: Australian Open (2001, 2003, 2009-10), French Open (1999, 2010), Wimbledon (2000, 2002, 2008-09, 2012, 2016), US Open (1999, 2009), Olympics (2000, 2008, 2012)

Todd Woodbridge, Mark Woodforde

Mark Woodforde, Todd Woodbridge with their Golden Slam and Olympics Gold medal in 1996 Olympics - sportzpoint.com

The Woodies was the nickname for the professional tennis doubles pairing of Australians Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde, one of the most successful pairings in tennis history. They were the ATP Doubles Team of the Year five times and won 61 ATP doubles tournaments.

The deadly duo won eleven Grand Slam doubles titles: one French Open, two Australian Opens, two US Opens, and a record six Wimbledons. Certainly, they won a gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics to complete the Golden Slam. They also won a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Todd Woodbridge Awards: Doubles: Australian Open (1992, 1997, 2001), French Open (2000), Wimbledon (1993-97, 2000, 2002-04), US Open (1995-96, 2003), Olympics (1996)

Mark Woodforde Awards: Doubles: Australian Open (1992, 1997), French Open (2000), Wimbledon (1993-97, 2000), US Open (1989, 1995-96), Olympics (1996)

Mate Pavic

Players who won the Golden Slam in their career - Mate Pavic - sportzpoint.com

Nation: Croatia

Era: 2011

Mate Pavic, the Croatian doubles player became the latest player to win the career Golden Slam as he won the Roland Garros 2024 men's doubles title with his partner Marcelo Arevalo. Pavic had already won the Australian Open in 2018, the US Open in 2020 and the Wimbledon in 2021. Moreover, he won the Olympic Gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics as well. 

Pavic's latest French Open win makes him the only third active doubles player with all four Grand Slams in the men's doubles.

Mate Pavic's awards (Doubles): Australian Open (2018), French Open (2024), Wimbledon (2021), US Open (2020), Olympic (2021)

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