A true Grand Slam in tennis is when a player wins all four Grand Slam tournaments in the same year. Otherwise it is just a career Grand Slam, and not a true Grand Slam.
The four most important tennis tournaments of the world are called Grand Slam tournaments. They are: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Any player who wins these four tournaments in a row is said to have won the Grand Slam.
Paris, New York, London, and Melbourne, Australia
The four grand slam tournaments are as follows: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open.
The four major tennis tournaments; the US Open, the Open Championships(wimbledon), Roland Garros (French Open), and the Australian Open are known as the Grand Slam of tennis. Hitting a grand slam in baseball scores four runs and is the greatest accomplishment a baseball player can achieve during one at bat. Likewise, winning the Grand Slam of tennis involves winning four tournaments and is considered the greatest accomplishment in tennis. Because "tournament which makes up part of the Grand Slam of tennis" is so long it is usually shortened to "Slam".
Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.
The most famous countries for tennis would, arguably, be the ones which host the four Grand Slam tournaments: Australia, France, Great Britain, and the U.S.A.
Before the advent of the open era of tennis competitions in April 1968, only amateurs were allowed to compete in established tournaments, including the four Grand Slams.
Profession men's doubles tennis tournaments usually play best 2 out of 3 sets. However, the four grand slam tournaments still play best 3 out of 5 sets.
The four major professional tennis tournaments consist of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. These four major tournaments are considered the "Grand Slam" tournaments. The Australian Open is the first of the four to be played each year, with the event occurring in the second half of January. The French Open is the second Grand Slam to be played, and it occurs around late-May to early June. Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam of the year, takes place shortly after the French Open. It occurs from late June to early July. The US Open is the fourth and final Grand Slam to take place each year. The only Grand Slam played on US soil, it takes place from late August to the first half of September.
Open for amateurs