Wimbledon is a championship sporting event for tennis, which is done in an annual basis. It’s held in outdoor grass courts of AELTC or All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. It started in the year 1877. Originally, this tennis tournament is only intended for men. But in later years, it’s opened to women tennis players. Here are the 10 best men’s Wimbledon champions of all time:
10. Bill Tilden
This American tennis player is known for its nickname “Big Bill”. For 6 years, he was hailed as number one tennis player in the world. It was way back in the year 1920 up to 1925. In Wimbledon, he acquired 3 titles in singles and 1 title in doubles.
9. Bjorn Borg
This excellent tennis player was born on June 6, 1956, and he’s currently 59 years old. He comes from Stockholm, Sweden. He won 11 Grand Slam titles (Singles); 5 in Wimbledon tournaments and 6 in French Open. He also won in Australian Open and US Open.
8. Boris Becker
He was born on November 22, 1967 and he is currently 47 years old. He’s a German professional tennis player who captured 6 major titles in singles division. In Wimbledon, he won 3 times. It was in the year 1985, 1986, and 1989. In fact, he was once declared as the youngest Wimbledon men’s champion.
7. Rod Laver
He’s a former Australian tennis player, and his full name is Rodney George Laver. From 1964-1970, he was the number one tennis player (men’s singles division). Believe it or not, he had 200 singles titles in the field of tennis. Out of these 200, he won 4 times in Wimbledon.
6. Jimmy Connors
This is another American professional tennis player who captured several major titles in tennis. He was born on September 2, 1952 in the beautiful city of East St. Louis, Illinois. In Wimbledon, he won 2 titles (singles division) and 1 in doubles.
5. Fred Perry
His real full name is Frederick John Perry. He is a British tennis player who captured 10 major titles. For 3 consecutive years, he captured the Wimbledon Championship title. It was in the year 1934 up to 1936. Within these years, he was also declared as best amateur tennis player.
4. John McEnroe
His full name is John Patrick McEnroe Jr., and he comes from USA. He was born on February 16, 1959. All in all, he grabbed 7 Grand Slam titles (singles division). Out of these 7 prestigious titles, 4 came from US Open and 3 from Wimbledon.
3. Rafael Nadal
He’s currently 29 years old. He was born on June 3, 1986. He’s a Spanish professional tennis player who captured a number of major titles. He is branded as “The King of Clay”. In Wimbledon, he captured 2 tiles in singles. It was in the year 2008 and 2010.
2. Pete Sampras
He’s currently 43 years old, and he was born on August 12, 1971. In this young age, he is already a retiree in the field of tennis. However, his performance in tennis all throughout the years was simply exceptional. He won 7 times in Wimbledon tournament (singles division).
1. Roger Federer
He’s a Swiss tennis player who managed to penetrate into the international arena of tennis. ATP or the Association of Tennis Professionals acknowledges the exemplary performance of Federer in tennis. In Wimbledon tournaments, he managed to clinch 7 championship titles.
These are the 10 best men’s Wimbledon champions of all time. They are the inspirations of a lot of men worldwide when it comes to tennis.