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Tennis Fun Facts

Can you name the player of Lawn tennis who is known as the GOAT? Get to know the answer and more legendary tennis fun facts, and learn more about this fantastic sport.

Serena Williams Says about Roger Federer that "He's A Genius' and The 'Greatest'". We will currently say it's Roger Federer, but Djokovic and Rafa Nadal also deserve the title.

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Steffi Graf won all the four Grand Slams in 1988. The same year she also won the gold at the Summer Olympics.
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Margaret Court holds the record for the most Grand Slams with 24 titles. Serena Williams is a close second with 23 titles, followed by the all-time great Steffi Graf with 22 titles.
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Wimbledon is played on a grass court and is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments of Lawn Tennis. It was started in the year 1877.
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Of the four Grand Slams, French Open (Roland Garros) is the one that is played on the grass court. Rafael Nadal is called the ‘King of Clay’ of this tournament as he has won it the most number of times.
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During the Wimbledon match in 1986, the color of the ball was changed to yellow. Before this, the color of the tennis ball was white.
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On the top of the Wimbledon trophy, there is a gold miniature of the pineapple. The reason for the same was that pineapples were considered a feast in the 17th century as they were not grown in the UK at that time.
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Roger Federer holds the record of winning the Wimbledon Grand Slam the most number of times. He has won it 8 times, followed by Pete Sampras and William Renshaw, who has won the title 7 times each.
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Roger Federer is called the GOAT (Greatest of all time) due to the purity and the skill he has brought to the game.
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The four Grand Slams are the major tournaments of Lawn Tennis. While Wimbledon has been in existence since 1877, the US Open was started in 1881, the French Open in 1891, and the Australian Open in 1905.
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The original color of the tennis ball was white until 1986, after which the color of the ball was changed to yellow.

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