Grass court tennis tournaments are the most interesting and at the same time challenging games that require a lot of spirit and focus. The popularity of the grass-court games is spoken of even now. Earlier there were only two forms of tennis court surfaces.
The grass court is one of them. As time passed more court surfaces came to be in existence. Before the advent of other courts, grass courts were the most prominent of courts used for playing tennis tournaments. Almost all of the tennis tournaments were dependent on the grass-court surfaces.
The hard court surfaces then came into existence and added altogether a new arena to the world of tennis tournaments. Winning a grass court game is a tough task. A Grass court brings down the ball’s bounce thus needs an extra amount of force to make the ball go high and bounce.
The ball needs to be hit fast and with great force to make it bounce in a grass court field. These aspects make up for the kind of force and power-packed performance necessary to win the game. It is difficult to get a single title in grass-court but a few best male tennis players have strived hard to get a string of titles in the grass-court field.
These famous male tennis players have molded themselves according to the grass-court conditions and have mastered them in course of time. Given below is the list of greatest male tennis players with the most titles in grass-court tennis.
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
These players are the legends of grass-court tennis and have captured everyone with their spectacular performances in the grass courts.