The 7 Best Tennis Players of All Time. Everything You Need To Know


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In tennis, there are some players who manage to stand out and dominate the competition. These are the tennis players who have managed to make a name for themselves and go down in history. Here are the 20 best tennis players of all time.

1. Roger Federer

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– Hailed as one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Roger Federer has won a record 20 Grand Slam titles. He is also the only player to have won all four Grand Slams at least five times each. A Swiss tennis player, Federer has been ranked as the world No. He has held this position for a record 310 weeks, and he is currently ranked No. He has also won a record eight Wimbledon singles titles and he is the only player to have reached the men’s singles final at all nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments.

2. Rafael Nadal

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A Spanish tennis player, Rafael Nadal has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles. He is also the only tennis player to have won all four Grand Slams on three different surfaces. In addition, he has held the No. He has also won a record 35 ATP Masters 1000 titles. Nadal has been ranked as the world No. He has held this position for 209 weeks, and he is currently ranked No. Some of Nadal’s other achievements include winning Olympic gold in singles and doubles, being part of the winning Davis Cup team, and being named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in 2011.

3. Novak Djokovic

A Serbian tennis player, Novak Djokovic has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles. He is also the only tennis player to have won all nine of the ATP Masters 1000 tournaments. In addition, he has held the No. He has also won an Olympic bronze medal in singles and a silver medal in doubles. Djokovic has been ranked as the world No. He has held this position for 223 weeks, and he is currently ranked No.

4. Pete Sampras

An American tennis player, Pete Sampras was a dominant force in the tennis world during the 1990s. He won 14 Grand Slam singles titles and he is the only tennis player to have been ranked No. for six consecutive years. In addition, Sampras won a record seven Wimbledon singles titles. He retired from tennis in 2002 with 64 career titles. Sampras was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007.

4. Jimmy Connors

An American tennis player, Jimmy Connors won a total of 109 singles titles. This is an all-time record. He also won eight Grand Slam singles titles and he held the No. He was also ranked as the world No. for 268 weeks, which is another all-time record. Connors retired from tennis in 1996 and he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1998.

5. Bjorn Borg

A Swedish tennis player, Björn Borg won 11 Grand Slam singles titles. He is also the only tennis player to have won the French Open five times in a row. In addition, he won Wimbledon six times and he held the No. for a total of 109 weeks. Borg retired from tennis in 1983 at the age of 26. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987.

6. Rod Laver

An Australian tennis player, Rod Laver is one of only two tennis players to have won all four Grand Slams in a single year. He accomplished this feat in 1962 and he did it again in 1969. In total, Laver won 11 Grand Slam singles titles and he held the No. He was also ranked as the world No. for seven consecutive years. Laver retired from tennis in 1979 and he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1981.

7. Fred Perry

A British tennis player, Fred Perry won eight Grand Slam singles titles. He was also the first tennis player to win all four Grand Slams. Perry held the No. for a total of six months and he was ranked as the world No. In addition, Perry won three Wimbledon singles titles and he is the only tennis player to have won both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the same year (1934). Perry retired from tennis in 1936 and he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1937.

These are just a few of the best tennis players of all time. Each one has made their own mark on history and they continue to inspire new generations of tennis players. Who knows

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