For any true tennis fan, one of the toughest things will be to list down the names of the best players of the game. When it comes to the men’s circuit the list is a long one. It can be a tough task to pick the top 5 or the top 10 players. But still, here are a few names who can be considered as all-time greats.
Greatest Men’s Tennis Players of All Time!
This Swiss player who has more than 100 career titles is surely one of the best Tennis Players. He has bagged 20 Grand Slam singles titles. His career prize money is approximately $120,514,916. Between the years 2004 to 2008, he was consecutively at the top of the rankings. At the age 37 he still one of the toughest players to beat in the tennis circuit.
This Spanish player has around 80 career titles. He has won 17 Grand Slam titles. He has also bagged the Gold medal in the Beijing Summer Olympics. His career prize money is $103,251,975. His 11 French Open titles clearly tell us that he is the King of Clay.
This Serbian player has won 15 Grand Slam titles. He has won more than 70 career titles. His prize money is $125,847,879. He is at the prime of his career. He has the potential to surpass Roger Federer. Whether he can achieve this feat that only time will tell. But he is one of the best men’s tennis players.
This Australian player is a legendary player who started playing professional tennis in the year 1962. He has around 200 career titles. Rod Laver has won 11 Grand Slam titles and 9 Pro Slam titles. He retired in 1979 and was inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame in the year 1982. He was ranked world no 1 for 7 consecutive years that is from 1964 to 1970.
He played professional tennis from 1988 to 2002. Pete Sampras won 64 career titles and 14 Grand Slam singles. He was inducted in the Hall of Fame in the year 2007. He was ranked number 1 for 6 consecutive years.
This Swedish player who retired in the year 1983 is a legend of this classic game. He was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1987. Bjorn Borg won 11 Grand Slam titles and he has 101 career titles. He has won the Wimbledon title for 5 years in a row that is between 1976 to 1980. He is one of the finest tennis players of years.
This player from Czechoslovakia who retired in 1994 has won 8 Grand Slam titles. He has won more than 144 career titles. He was ranked as number one for 270 weeks. This was a record in those days.
Well, just a small part of the long list. We cannot rank the players as it is just not possible to compare players from different generations.