Rod Laver: Grand Slam Finals Played

Summary and details of all the Grand Slam finals made by Rod Laver, with statistics about how many he won and how many he lost and information by tournament and by year.

How many Grand Slam finals did he play? Rod Laver reached a total of 17 finals, of which he won 11 and lost 6 (a winning percentge of 64.7%).

Rod Laver:
Summary of His Grand Slam Finals

Tournament
Finals Played
Finals Won
Finals Lost
Winning Percentage
Australian Open 4
3
1
75.0%
French Open 3
2
1
66.7%
US Open 4
2
2
50.0%
Wimbledon 6
4
2
66.7%
Total: 17
11
6
64.7%

Grand Slam Finals played by Tournament

Australian Open Finals - 4 Finals (3-1)

1. 1960
Rod Laver defeated Neale Fraser
5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 8-6
2. 1961
Rod Laver lost to Roy Emerson
1-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4
3. 1962
Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson
8-6, 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
4. 1969
Rod Laver defeated Andrés Gimeno
6-3, 6-4, 7-5

French Open Finals - 3 Finals (2-1)

1. 1962
Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson
3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 9-7, 6-2
2. 1968
Rod Laver lost to Ken Rosewall
6-3, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
3. 1969
Rod Laver defeated Ken Rosewall
6-4, 6-3, 6-4

US Open Finals - 4 Finals (2-2)

1. 1960
Rod Laver lost to Neale Fraser
6-4, 6-4, 9-7
2. 1961
Rod Laver lost to Roy Emerson
7-5, 6-3, 6-2
3. 1962
Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson
6-2, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
4. 1969
Rod Laver defeated Tony Roche
7-9, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2

Wimbledon Finals - 6 Finals (4-2)

1. 1959
Rod Laver lost to Alex Olmedo
6-4, 6-3, 6-4
2. 1960
Rod Laver lost to Neale Fraser
6-4, 3-6, 9-7, 7-5
3. 1961
Rod Laver defeated Chuck McKinley
6-3, 6-1, 6-4
4. 1962
Rod Laver defeated Martin Mulligan
6-2, 6-2, 6-1
5. 1968
Rod Laver defeated Tony Roche
6-3, 6-4, 6-2
6. 1969
Rod Laver defeated John Newcombe
6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

Grand Slam Finals played by Year

Finals in 1959
1. Wimbledon
Rod Laver lost to Alex Olmedo
6-4, 6-3, 6-4
Finals in 1960
2. Australian Open
Rod Laver defeated Neale Fraser
5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 8-6
3. US Open
Rod Laver lost to Neale Fraser
6-4, 6-4, 9-7
4. Wimbledon
Rod Laver lost to Neale Fraser
6-4, 3-6, 9-7, 7-5
Finals in 1961
5. Australian Open
Rod Laver lost to Roy Emerson
1-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4
6. US Open
Rod Laver lost to Roy Emerson
7-5, 6-3, 6-2
7. Wimbledon
Rod Laver defeated Chuck McKinley
6-3, 6-1, 6-4
Finals in 1962
8. Wimbledon
Rod Laver defeated Martin Mulligan
6-2, 6-2, 6-1
9. US Open
Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson
6-2, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
10. French Open
Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson
3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 9-7, 6-2
11. Australian Open
Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson
8-6, 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
Finals in 1968
12. French Open
Rod Laver lost to Ken Rosewall
6-3, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
13. Wimbledon
Rod Laver defeated Tony Roche
6-3, 6-4, 6-2
Finals in 1969
14. Australian Open
Rod Laver defeated Andrés Gimeno
6-3, 6-4, 7-5
15. French Open
Rod Laver defeated Ken Rosewall
6-4, 6-3, 6-4
16. US Open
Rod Laver defeated Tony Roche
7-9, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2
17. Wimbledon
Rod Laver defeated John Newcombe
6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4