Usually it's the Grand Slams: The U.S. Open, The Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the French Open.
For the men the level of tournaments goes Grand Slams, 1000 Series, 500 Series, and 250 Series. Technically, the 250 series is the 3rd tier for tennis tournaments. These tournaments give 250 points to the winner.
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".
The Grand Slam of tennis is considered to be any of the 4 Grand Slam championships (Wimbledon, Roland Garros, Australian Open and US Open). A Year Slam is when you win the 4 in the same year. A surface Slam is when you win at least one championship in all of the surfaces. A carrer slam is when you win the 4 grand Slams throughout your career although not in the same year. An Olympic Slam is when you win throughout your career the 4 Slams and the Olympic Gold medal.
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.
17 grand slams wow
Roger Federer: 16 grand slams
In the Grand Slams the men play 3 out of 5 sets. In all other tournaments it's 2 out of 3 sets.
Martina Navratilova has won 59, yes fifty nine grand slams in her tennis career. She won 18 grand slam singles titles. She has won 31 doubles titles. Finally she has won 10 mixed doubles titles for a grand total of 59 grand slams in her tennis career.
In tennis only the grand slams have best of 5-set finals. Previouisly, ATP master series finals used to have 5 set finals but that is now diminished to 3 sets.
The Australian Open, The French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Winning all four in a calendar year is called winning the grand slam - or a golden slam.
There are countless professional tennis tournaments each year. There is no one extremely important tournament. The four grand slams (US Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and the Australian Open) are the biggest tournaments in tennis each year. in 2012 Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open and the three others have not been played yet.
The four Grand Slams are The Australian Open, The French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open.
John Patrick McEnroe was the American tennis player who won 7 grand slams in the 1970s and 1980s.
there is no particular starting point, there are like tournaments every 2 weeks i think. and grand slams every few months. but normally, people who can travel around the world, or dont have indoor tennis courts play in the summer.
In professional mens tennis only the four majors, or grand slams, are best of 5 sets. All of the other tournaments throughout the year are best 2 of 3 sets
Pete Sampras and Roger Federer both have 14 grand slams each.
whoever can get pass the qualifier
4 grand slams
Maureen Connolly of USA won all the 4 Grand Slams in a year in 1953.
Don Budg was the first player who won all the 4 Grand Slams.