10 Best & Greatest Male Tennis Players of All Time – 2021

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Best Tennis Players of All Time

Best Tennis Players of All Time [2021]

Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, with over 1.5 billion fans worldwide. It is also one of the most popular sports in the United States of America. Numerous great athletes have also contributed to the history of this incredible sport. Who are the greatest tennis players of all time? The following list features ten of the greatest male tennis players in the sport’s history. Let’s take a look at the list.

10 Best & Greatest Male Tennis Players of All Time – 2021

 

  1. Boris Becker – Germany

 

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Boris Becker, a well-known former German tennis player, is ranked tenth on the list of the greatest tennis players in history. This extraordinary player began his professional career at a young age, winning six of his first major singles titles at the age of seventeen. In 1991, Becker was ranked first. Boris Becker’s net worth is $15 million as of 2021. He retired on 25 June 1999 after a wonderful and successful professional career. His highest career ranking is number six during his dual career. With 14 doubles and 49 singles titles, he established himself as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.

 

  1. Ivan Lendl – Czech-American

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Ivan Lendl is a former professional tennis player of Czech ancestry who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in history. In his illustrious career, he won eight Grand Slams (single). In 1983, he was ranked first. Lendl’s career is replete with accomplishments and illustrious tennis titles. He won six doubles titles and 94 singles titles during his career. A remarkable career came to an end in 1994. Ivan Lendl’s net worth is $40.5 million as of 2021.

 

  1. Jimmy Connors – USA

Jimmy Connors, a former professional tennis player from the United States, is ranked eighth on the list of the greatest tennis players of all time. The eight-time Grand Slam singles champion has an impressive career timeline, peaking at number one in 1974. Jimmy Connors is the first male player to hold the top ranking for 200 consecutive weeks. In his illustrious professional career, he won 109 single and 16 double titles. On 29 April 1996, Connors was declared retired.

 

  1. Rod Laver – Austria

Rod Laver is the oldest player on the list of the world’s ten greatest tennis players. He is a former professional tennis player from Australia who won 11 Grand Slam singles titles during his career. In 1961 and eight other years, he was ranked first. This is an incredible record that only Rod Laver has in tennis history. He won 198 singles titles and 28 doubles titles during his career. He retired in 1979 following this illustrious career.

 

  1. Andre Agassi – USA

Andre Agassi is a retired professional tennis player from the United States of America. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis players in history. In his professional career, he won eight Grand Slam singles titles. In 1995, Agassi was ranked first. He won 60 singles and one doubles titles during his professional career. He stepped down in 2006. Andre Agassi’s net worth is estimated to be $145 million as of 2021. Agassi won a gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

 

  1. Pete Sampras – USA

 

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Pete Sampras is also a retired professional tennis player from the United States. He is also regarded as one of the greatest tennis players the United States has ever produced. He began his professional career in 1988 and retired in 2002 after winning 14 Grand Slam singles titles. Pete Sampras’ net worth is estimated to be around $150 million as of 2021, making him one of the wealthiest tennis players on the planet. He also won 64 singles and two doubles titles during his 14-year career, establishing him as one of the greatest male tennis players of all time.

 

  1. Björn Borg – Sweden

Björn Borg is another well-known name in tennis history. He is a retired professional Swedish tennis player who is widely regarded as one of the game’s greatest players. Bjorn Borg won 11 Grand Slam singles titles during his professional career. In 1977, he was ranked number one in the world. He also won 66 singles and two doubles titles during his career. Bjorn Borg’s net worth is $40 million as of 2021. The legendary Swedish tennis player retired in 1984.

 

  1. Rafael Nadal – Spain

 

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Rafael Nadal is one of the world’s most popular athletes. He is a professional tennis player from Spain who established himself as the sport’s greatest player. Nadal has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles in his professional career, which ends in 2021. This is a significant accomplishment for an individual tennis player. With a net worth of $200 million, he is one of the wealthiest and highest-paid tennis players. Rafael Nadal was ranked number one in the world in 2008. He has 88 singles titles and 11 doubles titles in his career. Additionally, Nadal won two gold medals for his country.

 

  1. Novak Djokovic – Spain

 

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Novak Djokovic, Serbia’s greatest tennis player, is ranked second on the list of the greatest tennis players of all time. He began his professional career in 2003 and soon after, Djokovic embarked on a path of success that continues to this day. Novak Djokovic has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles and was ranked number one in the world in 2011. He holds the record for the longest period of time at number one, 325 weeks. He has 84 singles titles and one doubles title in his career. Novak Djokovic’s net worth was $220 million as of 2021, making him one of the wealthiest tennis players on the planet.

 

  1. Roger Federer – Switzerland

 

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Roger Federer is the all-time greatest tennis player. The Swiss professional tennis player has won a total of twenty Grand Slam singles titles. In 2004, he was ranked number one in the world. Roger Federer has won 103 singles titles and eight doubles titles during his career. Roger Federer’s net worth is $450 million as of 2021, making him the world’s richest tennis player. He won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The field is still wide open for the legend to win and continue to win.

 

Summary

Here are the 10 Greatest & Most Successful Tennis Players in History (2021):

  1. Roger Federer – Swiss
  2. Novak Djokovic – Serbia
  3. Rafael Nadal – Spain
  4. Björn Borg – Sweden
  5. Pete Sampras – USA
  6. Andre Agassi – USA
  7. Rod Laver – Australia
  8. Jimmy Connors – USA
  9. Ivan Lendl – Czech-American
  10. Boris Becker – Germany

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