Perry is considered by some to have been one of the greatest male players ever. He was the World No. 1 player for five years, four of them consecutive, 1934 to 1938, the first three years as an amateur.As an eight-time Slam winner, Perry is the last British male player to win any of tennis's Grand Slam events.
Kings of the Court, a video-tape documentary made in 1997 in conjunction with the International Tennis Hall of Fame, named Perry one of the ten greatest players of all time.
8 titles- Australian Open: 1934; French Open: 1935; Wimbledon: 1934, 1935, 1936; US Open: 1933, 1934, 1936