Top 10 Exciting Tennis Greats

Tennis has always been one of the most talked about games of all due to its amazing features and the colorful players who have enriched this game significantly over the years. Here in this article we will discuss about the top 10 most exciting players of all time.

10. Mats Wilander

He is a 7 times grand slam winner. He supposedly followed the footsteps of Bjorn Borg. He is considered as one of the best players ever to play the game of tennis.

9. Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi is among the most popular tennis players of all time. He has also got the grand slam title for 8 times. He is among the only four Tennis players who won a Career Grand Slam.

Pete Sampras

8. Ivan Lendl

Ivan Lendl has won 8 grand slam titles. He has even held the rank 1 position for 270 weeks. By this count he is only behind Federer and Sampras.

7. Jimmy Connors

Jimmy Connors has won the grand slam 8 times. He has earned 109 titles. Therefore, it is believed that he has won the maximum number of tournaments among all tennis players.

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6. John McEnroe

He was won the grand slam 7 times. He is quite popular for his outbursts. He used to have a magic touch mesmerizing his opponents. John presented some unforgettable matches with his one of the most talented player of his time, Jimmy Connors.

5. Rod Laver

Rod Laver has also won the Grand slam title for 11 years. In 1969 he achieved a Grand Slam, Roland Garros US Open and Wimbledon open as well.

4. Bjorn Borg

Bjorn Borg has also won the grand slam 11 times. He has got the Roland Garros 6 times. However, the pity of the situation lies in the fact that he never managed any US open title. Bjorn Borg has as well never taken part in an Australian open. Borg retired from Tennis at an age of only 25. Critics believe that if he had continued with his career, he would have become the best player of the world.

3. Rafael Nadal

Nadal is one of the most exciting players in the modern era. He is from Spain and has earned the Roland Garros championship 7 times. He was crowned the best tennis player during 2011 when he matched Bjorn Borg’s 6 times French title and broke his record by getting it for the 7th time.

Rafael Nadal

2. Pete Sampras

Pete Sampras comes next in the list. He is the winner of Grand Slam for 14 times and that of Wimbledon for 7 times. He used to be called as pistol Pete and is well renowned for his dominance on Tennis in the 90s.Prior to Federer Pete Sampras was the one many to stay longer with a champion title.

1. Roger Federer

Roger Federer is crowned as the best player of all time. He has won the Grand slam for 17 times. He also has 7 and 6 champion titles for Wimbledon and ATP world tour. He has spent around 285 weeks with the title of a champion.

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