Maureen Connolly of USA won all the 4 Grand Slams in a year in 1953.
4 grand slams
In 2010 Serena Williams won the Australian Open and Wimbledon
A Grand Slam is a tournament of the ranked players and it spans across different continents. There are 4 Grand Slams in a year. The ATP is the Association of Tennis Professionals.
Through the 2013 season, there were 6452 grand slams hit in baseball history. The most grand slams in a season happened in the year 2000 when 176 grand slams were hit.
2 grand slams (as on 5 July 2010)
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.
Tennis Bon Budge (1938), Rod Laver (1962, 1969)
steffi graf won that in 1988 ...all four major slams plus olympic gold...
Arthur Robert Ashe Jr., an African American man, was born on July 10, 1943. He died on February 6, 1993. He was a professional tennis player who won 3 Grand Slams.
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.
Very few players have won the Grand Slam; Donald Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969) are the only men to win all four tournaments in the same year!!!