The four Grand Slams co-sanctioned by the ATP and WTA tours are the biggest events in professional tennis. The Grand Slams are the only events in tennis that feature players from both ATP and WTA tours.
The biggest four biggest tennis tournaments in the world were first described as the Grand Slam in 1933, when the term was used to describe Jack Crawford’s attempt to win the US Open after having picked up titles at the French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon.
Today the Grand Slams are amongst the biggest annual sporting events and attract international media coverage. The cash prizes on offer are the biggest in tennis, and a win in any of the Grand Slam events is considered a major accomplishment for a professional tennis player.
Grand Slam Betting
With the most extensive media coverage and the top players in the sport, it should come as no surprise that Grand Slams receive special attention from online sportsbooks. Ante-post fixed odds bets are available on tournament winners months in advance of these events, and punters betting on Grand Slams have access to a wide variety of special and promotional bets.
Useful Grand Slam Tennis Resources