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Stats Corner: Better In Slams

How do the Williams sisters' doubles feats in Grand Slams compare to other tournaments?

Published September 28, 2013 12:00

Stats Corner: Better In Slams
Serena Williams, Venus Williams

BEIJING, China - The doubles field is loaded at the China Open, with a couple teams still in contention for TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships - Istanbul spots garnering attention. However, the team sure to attract the most attention is not even seeded - though they certainly would be if they played more often. For just the 24th time, the Williams sisters will compete in a non-Grand Slam event in Beijing. So, how have they fared in Grand Slams compared to all other events during their legendary partnership? Here is a statistical analysis:

  Grand Slams Other
Titles 13 8
% Of Events Won 48.1% 34.8%
Record 111-11 (91.0%) 57-11 (83.8%)
Record In Finals 13-0 (100.0%) 8-1 (88.9%)
Record On Hard 60-8 (88.2%) 34-10 (77.3%)
Record On Clay 13-1 (92.9%) 7-1 (87.5%)
Record On Grass 38-2 (95.0%) 5-0 (100.0%)


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