GOAT should be reserved only for the elite of the elite, who have actually achieved Grand Slam titles on multiple occasions. Bartoli, Na nor Majoli are/were not GOATS. Neither should Jankovic, Wozniacki or Safina et al be considered GOATS just because they achieved the #1 ranking. Using this term in a twisted way is so annoying.
The GOAT of Tennis: Serena Williams. Serena Williams stands out as the GOAT among both male and female players due to her countless titles and her athleticism on the court. Fellow legendary player Roger Federer agrees as he stated in a 2018 interview: “It’s been fascinating to watch. She had a totally different upbringing—I came up through Switzerland with the federation, she did it with her dad and her sister.
4. GOAT. GOAT stands for Greatest of All Time. This term is not limited to tennis only, rather it is widely used in other sports like boxing, basketball, etc. In tennis GOAT race players are Nadal, Federer, and Djokovic. 5. Golden Set
In team sports a player who is regarded as a GOAT is someone who has consistently performed at the top of their sport while carrying their team to titles.
G.O.A.T. is a fun one, usually said and even written just like the simple word goat. The popular phrase lends itself well to modification, like when Serena Williams’s husband took out a billboard calling her G.M.O.A.T. for Greatest Mother Of All Time when she played her first tournament after giving birth.
GOAT: Colloquial acronym for Greatest Of All Time. Golden set: A set that is won without dropping a single point. Golden Slam: Winning the Grand Slam and the tennis Olympic gold medal in a calendar year. This has only ever been achieved once, by Steffi Graf in 1988. See also career Golden Slam
And it was at 8-7, when Federer held championship points on his serve and ended up being broken, that it became very apparent who I now considered the GOAT. Tennis fans have always loved Federer ...
Tennis achievements that predate the Open Era are not included. Why Open Era only? The reason is simple: the GOAT Points formula on which Open Era GOAT List is based needs detailed information about all matches players played. Unfortunately, this information is available for a wide audience only for the Open Era. GOAT Lists by surface