Best Tennis Players of All Times

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Tennis is regarded as one of the oldest competitive sports in the world. Over years, there have been numerous male and female tennis champions who have achieved amazing feats and enjoyed long periods of dominance. Let's find who are those best tennis players:


Maria Sharapova


Maria Yuryevna Sharapova, who was born April 19, 1987, is a former World No. 1 Russian professional tennis player and three times Grand Slam singles champion. As of February 22, 2010, she is ranked World No. 13. Significantly, she is known as the most beautiful tennis female stars in courts.

 

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova

 

Sharapova in swimming suit

Sharapova in swimming suit

 

 

Steffi Graf


Steffi Graf was the most accomplished female player in tennis history. She was also the world's number one player for 377 weeks and ended the year with the top ranking for a record 8 times. Moreover, she was a versatile player who dominated all four court surfaces with 7 Wimbledon titles (grass), 6 French Open titles (clay), and 9 grand slams on hard courts.

 

Steffi Graf in Wimbledon tournament

Steffi Graf in Wimbledon tournament

 

 

Martina Navratilova


Martina Navratilova started conquering on the grass at the age of 16. In addition, on nine occasions, this fabulous tennis star has won the women's single title in Wimbledon and was the female tennis star in the 1980's.

 

Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova


 

Rod Laver


Rod Laver is regarded as the best male tennis player of all times. He also achieved something in the Open Era that has not yet been replicated and won all four grand slams in a single calendar year.

 

Rod Laver

Rod Laver


 

Pete Sampras


Sampras was the top ranked player for a record 286 weeks, and he managed to achieve this remarkable feat against very tough competitions--namely Andre Agassi, Boris Becer, Jim Courier, Stefan Edberg, Michael Chang, and Leyton Hewitt.

 

Pete Sampras

Pete Sampras


 

Roger Federer


Federer won the most number of grand slams, held the record for consecutive weeks at number one, and has played in a record 21 grand slam finals. The great Swiss player also holds the most enviable record-the most tennis records held.

 

Roger Federer

Roger Federer



Related links:

1. 2008 Tennis Highlights

2. Australian Open - Top Men's Seeds Lead The Way

3. Dubai Tennis Championships

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This article was published on 2010/03/11