Women's Tennis:
Players with the Most Grand Slam Finals Lost

List of tennis players who reached the women's Grand Slam singles finals, from those with the most losses to those who never lost.

Who lost the most women's single Grand Slam finals? Chris Evert lost 16 finals.

In the rich history of tennis, there have been until the moment 452 finals of women's singles singles in Grand Slam tournaments (Australia Open, French Open, US Open and Wimbledon). Of the 224 distinct players that reached that instance, 190 lost at least once. 102 were defeated just once, 21 lost 5 or more times and just 6 lost 10 or more finals.

Note: The French Open is considered a Grand Slam tournament only since 1925

More about Finals:
Men: Played - Won - Lost - Winning %
Women: Played - Won - Lost - Winning %

Women's Tennis: Players with the Most Grand Slam Finals Lost - Singles

Players
Finals Lost
Finals Played
Finals Won
Winning Percentage
1. Chris Evert16341852.9%
2. Martina Navratilova14321856.3%
3. Doris Hart1218633.3%
4. Helen Jacobs1116531.3%
Evonne Goolagong Cawley1118738.9%
6. Serena Williams10332369.7%
7. Venus Williams916743.8%
Steffi Graf9312271.0%
9. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario812433.3%
Louise Brough814642.9%
11. Martina Hingis712541.7%
Blanche Bingley713646.2%
Players
Finals Lost
Finals Played
Finals Won
Winning Percentage
13. Esna Boyd67114.3%
Simonne Mathieu68225.0%
Ann Jones69333.3%
Charlotte Cooper611545.5%
Billie Jean King6181266.7%
18. Maria Sharapova510550.0%
Maria Bueno512758.3%
Justine Henin512758.3%
Margaret Court5292482.8%
22. Jan Lehane44-0%
Helena Suková44-0%
Thelma Coyne Long46233.3%
Mary Pierce46233.3%
Nancy Richey46233.3%
Lesley Turner Bowrey46233.3%
Lindsay Davenport47342.9%
Darlene Hard47342.9%
Kim Clijsters48450.0%
Shirley Fry48450.0%
Hana Mandlíková48450.0%
Elisabeth Moore48450.0%
Margaret Osborne duPont410660.0%
Dorothea Lambert Chambers411763.6%
Monica Seles413969.2%
Players
Finals Lost
Finals Played
Finals Won
Winning Percentage
37. Lilí Álvarez33-0%
Mary Joe Fernández33-0%
Jadwiga Jędrzejowska33-0%
Elizabeth Ryan33-0%
Dinara Safina33-0%
Wendy Turnbull33-0%
Jana Novotná34125.0%
Victoria Azarenka35240.0%
Simona Halep35240.0%
Kitty McKane Godfree35240.0%
Pauline Betz38562.5%
Nancye Wynne Bolton39666.7%
Molla Mallory311872.7%
Helen Wills3221986.4%
Players
Finals Lost
Finals Played
Finals Won
Winning Percentage
51. Eileen Bennett Whittingstall22-0%
Rosemary Casals22-0%
Elena Dementieva22-0%
Helen Gourlay22-0%
Nell Hall Hopman22-0%
Louise Hammond Raymond22-0%
Dorothy Head Knode22-0%
Ons Jabeur22-0%
Andrea Jaeger22-0%
Olga Morozova22-0%
Agnes Morton22-0%
Karolína Plíšková22-0%
Yola Ramírez22-0%
Renáta Tomanová22-0%
Marion Zinderstein22-0%
Vera Zvonareva22-0%
Maud Barger-Wallach23133.3%
Dora Boothby23133.3%
Ana Ivanovic23133.3%
Mima Jaušovec23133.3%
Sylvia Lance Harper23133.3%
Nelly Landry23133.3%
Ethel Larcombe23133.3%
Conchita Martínez23133.3%
Kerry Melville Reid23133.3%
Betty Nuthall23133.3%
Gabriela Sabatini23133.3%
Christine Truman23133.3%
Caroline Wozniacki23133.3%
Marion Jones24250.0%
Svetlana Kuznetsova24250.0%
Garbiñe Muguruza24250.0%
Li Na24250.0%
Sarah Palfrey24250.0%
Mary Browne25360.0%
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling25360.0%
Angela Mortimer25360.0%
Althea Gibson27571.4%
Players
Finals Lost
Finals Played
Finals Won
Winning Percentage
89. Helen Angwin11-0%
Edith Austin11-0%
Carolin Babcock Stark11-0%
Beverly Baker Fleitz11-0%
Maud Banks11-0%
Louie Bickerton11-0%
Eugenie Bouchard11-0%
Irene Bowder Peacock11-0%
Jennifer Brady11-0%
Ginette Bucaille11-0%
Angela Buxton11-0%
Carole Caldwell Graebner11-0%
Dominika Cibulková11-0%
Lorraine Coghlan11-0%
Danielle Collins11-0%
Marjorie Cox Crawford11-0%
Sara Errani11-0%
Leylah Fernandez11-0%
Joyce Fitch11-0%
Dianne Fromholtz11-0%
Joan Fry11-0%
Zina Garrison11-0%
Coco Gauff11-0%
Eleanor Goss11-0%
Dorothy Green11-0%
Sylvia Hanika11-0%
Phoebe Holcroft Watson11-0%
Anke Huber11-0%
May Jacks11-0%
Helen Jackson11-0%
Jelena Janković11-0%
Kathy Jordan11-0%
Madison Keys11-0%
Laura Knight11-0%
Kathleen Le Messurier11-0%
Sabine Lisicki11-0%
Nancy Lyle11-0%
Louisa Martin11-0%
Anna McCune Harper11-0%
Winifred McNair11-0%
Florența Mihai11-0%
Betsy Nagelsen11-0%
Carrie Neely11-0%
Helga Niessen Masthoff11-0%
Edith Parker11-0%
Anastasía Pavliuchénkova11-0%
Alice Pickering11-0%
Agnieszka Radwańska11-0%
Sandra Reynolds11-0%
Lucie Safarova11-0%
Julia Sampson Hayward11-0%
Augusta Schultz11-0%
Renée Schuurman11-0%
Eleonora Sears11-0%
Pam Shriver11-0%
Jenny Staley11-0%
Kay Stammers11-0%
Dorothy Stevenson11-0%
Betty Stöve11-0%
Věra Suková11-0%
Florence Sutton11-0%
Nathalie Tauziat11-0%
Judy Tegart Dalton11-0%
Marie Toomey11-0%
Marion Vanderhoef11-0%
Roberta Vinci11-0%
Markéta Vondroušová11-0%
Lida Voorhees11-0%
Marie Wagner11-0%
Sharon Walsh11-0%
Patricia Ward Hales11-0%
Lilian Watson11-0%
Natasha Zvereva11-0%
Marion Bartoli12150.0%
Shirley Brasher12150.0%
Patricia Canning Todd12150.0%
Ellen Hansell12150.0%
Helen Hellwig12150.0%
Helen Homans12150.0%
Emily Hood Westacott12150.0%
Sofia Kenin12150.0%
Zsuzsa Körmöczy12150.0%
Myrtle McAteer12150.0%
Lena Rice12150.0%
Ellen Roosevelt12150.0%
Virginia Ruzici12150.0%
Francesca Schiavone12150.0%
Evelyn Sears12150.0%
Sloane Stephens12150.0%
Samantha Stosur12150.0%
Aline Terry12150.0%
Coral Buttsworth13266.7%
Petra Kvitová13266.7%
Amélie Mauresmo13266.7%
Margaret Molesworth13266.7%
Bertha Townsend13266.7%
Maud Watson13266.7%
Juliette Atkinson14375.0%
Angelique Kerber14375.0%
Dorothy Round14375.0%
May Sutton14375.0%
Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman15480.0%
Players
Finals Lost
Finals Played
Finals Won
Winning Percentage
191. Bianca Andreescu-11100%
Sue Barker-11100%
Kea Bouman-11100%
Dorothy Bundy Cheney-11100%
Françoise Dürr-11100%
Barbara Jordan-11100%
Barbora Krejčíková-11100%
Anita Lizana-11100%
Iva Majoli-11100%
Anastasia Myskina-11100%
Chris O'Neil-11100%
Jeļena Ostapenko-11100%
Flavia Pennetta-11100%
Beryl Penrose-11100%
Emma Raducanu-11100%
Muriel Robb-11100%
Elena Rybakina-11100%
Karen Susman-11100%
Cilly Aussem-22100%
Tracy Austin-22100%
Mabel Cahill-22100%
Mary Carter Reitano-22100%
Margaret Scriven-22100%
Ashleigh Barty-33100%
Jennifer Capriati-33100%
Joan Hartigan-33100%
Iga Swiatek-33100%
Virginia Wade-33100%
Naomi Osaka-44100%
Daphne Akhurst-55100%
Lottie Dod-55100%
Alice Marble-55100%
Suzanne Lenglen-88100%
Maureen Connolly-99100%