There are four major tennis tournaments on the tennis tournament circuit: the Australian Open, French Open (aka Roland Garros), US Open and Wimbledon. These major tournaments are also called grand slams. All other tournaments aren’t considered “minor”; they’re just divided into different tiers.
Hereof, what are the 5 major tournaments in tennis?
What are the Major Tennis Tournaments?
- US Open.
- Australian Open.
- French Open.
- Summer Games Tennis Tournament.
- BNP Paribas Open.
- WTP Finals.
- ATP Finals.
Thereof, what are 4 major tennis tournaments?
In tennis, the term Grand Slam refers to the accomplishment of winning all four major championships-the championships of Australia, France, Britain (Wimbledon), and the United States-in the same calendar season. The feat has been achieved six times (by five different players).
Which is the most famous tennis tournament?
Calendar Year Golden Slam
The Golden Slam, or Golden Grand Slam, is a term created in 1988 when Steffi Graf won all four Grand Slam tournaments and the gold medal in tennis at the Summer Olympics in the same calendar year.
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Male tennis players with the most Grand Slam tournament titles won as of September 2021
|Characteristic||Number of Grand Slam victories|
|Roger Federer (SUI)||20|
|Rafael Nadal (ESP)||20|
|Novak Djokovic (SRB)||20|
|Pete Sampras (USA)||14|
|Characteristic||Number of weeks at No. 1|
|Roger Federer (SUI)||310|
|Pete Sampras (USA)||286|
|Novak Djokovic (SRB)||275|
|Ivan Lendl (CZE)||270|
The average earnings of professional tennis coaches
A professional tennis coach’s salary is $41,000–$50,000 per year on average. If you are a beginner, the compensation can start from $25,000 per year or less, but more experienced professionals can earn up to $100,000.
The Grand Slam itinerary consists of the Australian Open in mid January, the French Open (also known as Roland Garros) from around late May to early June, Wimbledon in June–July, and the US Open in August–September. Each tournament is played over a two-week period.