It is no secret that tennis has attained a greater height in terms of compensation in the past few decades. The game which was initially offering rewards and trophies had taken a refreshing turn and included prize money.
Playing on Grass court is a different experience than that of any other court. Grass court in tennis is one of the most famous rounds of games that need an extra edge and skill to manage over the difficult surfaces of the grass-court in general.
The ground tends to be very slippery compared to other courts. The ball skips and bounces low and brings down the bouncing capacity of the ball. This makes it difficult for the players to have good control over the ball and of course, the game. Grass court games need the extra edge and handiness on the part of the players.
The players listed below have managed to make it big in the grass-court game.
1. Pete Sampras
2. William Renshaw
3. Roger Federer
4. Björn Borg
5. Lawrence Doherty
6. Reginald Doherty
7. Rod Laver
8. Anthony Wilding
9. Wilfred Baddeley
10. Boris Becker
Among these players, Pete Sampras won 7 Wimbledon titles whereas Federer won 6 Wimbledon titles. However, the most astounding player among them is Bjorn Borg who not only claimed 5 Wimbledon titles but also excelled at French Open, clay court by winning 6 French Open titles as well.
The players who won the Wimbledon title, realized their lifelong dream as the grass-court offers challenges and resistance to many players. Winning multiple titles at Wimbledon is not very easy.
Only 5 tennis players in the last 43 years have been able to 3 or more championship titles at the Wimbledon center court. This is why this list is a masterpiece as these players have ruled the grass-court!