Margaret Court

She was born on July 16, 1942 in Albury, New South Wales, Australia and lives in Perth, Western Australia

She become pro in 1960 and retired in 1977

Her career prize money values at approximately $500,000 with 192 career titles and 24 Grand Slam Singles Titles

She was inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame in 1979

There are many experts out there who believe that Margaret Court is the best player of all time. With a record 24 Grand Slam singles titles, it’s no competition. In addition to her achievements another 19 doubles and 19 mixed doubles titles and Court to a record 62 Major titles.

She was the first woman in the open era who won the singles Grand Slam in 1970, and she is one of only two women (Daniela Hantuchova is the other) to win a Grand Slam in mixed doubles, which she achieved twice. Undoubtedly the best player in the 1960s to early 1970s, Court was the first female player to incorporate weights and fitness training into her daily training routine. The result was an injury-free long-lasting career.

Martina Navratilova

She was born on October 18, 1956 in Prague, Czechoslovakia then resides in Sarasota, Florida

She become pro in 1975 and retired in 1994

Her career prize money is valued at $21,626,089 with 167 career titles, including 18 Grand Slam Singles Titles. She was inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame: 2000

One of the toughest competitors to ever rule the court, Martina Navratilova dominated female tennis from the late 1970s through a good part of the 1980s. Known for her extreme physical conditioning, Martina was well-known for big serve and volley back.

She held the open era record for career titles with 167 and has 59 total Grand Slam titles in both singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. Martina also held the record for career Wimbledon titles with an amazing nine championships. She will always be remembered as one of the greatest doubles players ever.