Murray is the men's singles 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medallist, making him the only tennis player, male or female, to have won two Olympic singles titles. He featured in Great Britain's Davis Cup-winning team in 2015, going 11–0 in his matches (8 singles and 3 doubles) as they secured their first Davis Cup title since 1936.
Juan Martín del Potro (Spanish pronunciation: [xwan maɾˈtin del ˈpotɾo]) (born 23 September 1988), also known as Delpo (), is an Argentine professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 6 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Stanislas Wawrinka (French: [stanislas vavʁiŋka]; born 28 March 1985) is a Swiss professional tennis player. Professionally known as Stan, he reached a career-high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world No. 3 singles ranking for the first time on 27 January 2014.
Kei Nishikori (錦織 圭, Nishikori Kei, [ɲiɕikoꜜɾi kei]; born 29 December 1989) is a Japanese professional tennis player. He is the only male Japanese tennis player ever to be ranked inside the top 5 in singles, and first reached his career-high singles ranking of world No. 4 in March 2015.
Jimmy Connors. James Scott Connors (born September 2, 1952) is a retired American world No. 1 tennis player, often considered among the greatest in the history of the sport. Usually called "Jimmy", he held the top ATP ranking for a then-record 160 consecutive weeks from 1974 to 1977 and a career total of 268 weeks.
He is the son of former Russian tennis player Alexander Zverev Sr. and the younger brother of tennis player Mischa Zverev. In May 2017, Zverev entered the ATP top-10 for the first time after defeating Novak Djokovic in the final of the 2017 Italian Open, thus winning his first Masters 1000 title.
In 2007 Roddick and the Andy Roddick Foundation was awarded by the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health. Roddick was the first male tennis player ever to receive the award. Serve records: Fastest serve in Australian Open: 148 mph. Fastest serve in Dubai: 150 mph. Fastest average in first serve: 134 mph. Fastest serve in Beijing: 148 mph.
Notes on sources: John Bercows book Tennis Maestros: The Twenty Greatest Male Tennis Players of All Time by Biteback Publishing, Jun 2, 2014 confirms in chapter 9 Rod Laver's titles for the following years 1962 (22), 1965 (17), 1966 (16), 1967 (19), 1970 (15), 1971 (7), 1972 (5), 1973 (7), 1974 (6) found here:Tennis Maestros: The Twenty Greatest Male Tennis Players of All Time by John Bercow.
Spaniards David Ferrer, Manolo Santana and Pablo Carreno Busta pose for a picture at the player party in Bastad. SkiStar Swedish Open / Linda Carlsson David Ferrer improves to a 5-0 FedEx ATP Head2Head record against Dustin Brown with victory in the Bastad second round.
Where is Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg guys, they were also most popular, loved & great players of their time. Censuwine 4 months ago What about Wilander? He also won on all surfaces - the Australian Open used to be played on grass when he won it. I would take Sampras out and put Wilander in. Beyond the serve and volley kind of game that is possible on the fast surfaces, Sampras was only marginally above average on the slow courts. He couldn't compete in Paris to save his life.
John Robert Isner (born April 26, 1985) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 10 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Considered one of the best servers of the ATP World Tour, Isner achieved his career-high singles ranking of world No. 9 in April 2012.
Dimitrov is also the first (and only) Bulgarian male tennis player to win an ATP title in singles (after he won in October 2013 at Stockholm) and reach a final in doubles (in 2011) as well as the only Bulgarian male player to reach the third round or better at a Grand Slam tournament.
Tsonga was born in Le Mans to a Congolese father, Didier Tsonga, a handball player and a French mother, Évelyne Tsonga. Jo's father moved to France during the 1970s to fulfill his dreams of becoming a handball great, where he eventually met Évelyne and they married.
Thiem often employs a top-spin serve for both his first and second serves, resulting in a relatively slow, but looping, serve that forces his opponents back. Compared to the younger players on the ATP tour, Thiem uses prolonged baseline play and careful construction of points to win.
Marin Čilić (Croatian pronunciation: [mâriːn tʃǐːlitɕ]; born 28 September 1988) is a Croatian professional tennis player. Over the course of his career, Čilić has won 17 ATP singles titles, including the 2014 US Open. His career-high singles ranking is world No. 3, achieved on 28 January 2018.
Edberg is considered by Tennis Magazine as the 14th greatest player, counting both male and female tennis players, of the Tennis Era. Counting men only, Edberg ranks eighth. Edberg was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1990. Edberg was a childhood hero of Roger Federer.
Feliciano López live score (and video online live stream*), schedule and results from all tennis tournaments that López F. played. Feliciano López is playing next match on 04. Jun 2018 against Lopez F / Lopez M in French Open, Paris, France, Doubles.
All in all, Hewitt would spend 80 weeks in the top spot, 10th most in the Open era. Few players have ever done as much with what they were given. Not quite six feet tall, Hewitt wasn’t blessed with a big serve, a killer forehand, or magical volleying skills; he wasn’t particularly comfortable attacking at all.
Lucas Pouille is a French professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 16 in men's singles in the ATP Rankings. His career-high singles ATP Ranking is world No. 10 achieved on March 19, 2018. He has won 5 singles titles on the ATP World Tour.
Fabio Fognini (Italian pronunciation:; born 24 May 1987) is an Italian professional tennis player and the current Italian No. 1. His career-high singles ranking is world No. 13, achieved in March 2014, and world No. 7 in doubles, achieved in July 2015.
David Goffin (French pronunciation: [david ɡɔfɛ̃]; born 7 December 1990) is a Belgian professional tennis player whose career high ranking is world No. 7 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is currently the highest ranked Belgian male and the first to reach the ATP top 10.
(JTA) — When Wimbledon starts next week, no other Jewish tennis player will be seeded higher than Diego Schwartzman. The scrappy 24-year-old from Argentina, fresh off an impressive five-set duel with perennial star Novak Djokovic at the French Open earlier this month, is No. 37 in the Association of Tennis Professionals rankings.
Benoît Paire (French pronunciation: [bənwa pɛʁ]; born 8 May 1989) is a French professional tennis player.. His best result in a Grand Slam came at the US Open in 2015, where he reached the fourth round.He has won one singles title, at the 2015 Swedish Open, and his career-high singles ranking is World No. 18, first achieved in January 2016.His current ATP ranking is 52, as of May 16, 2018.
Ilie "Nasty" Năstase (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈli.e nəsˈtase] (13px ), born 19 July 1946) is a Romanian former world No. 1 professional tennis player, one of the world's top players of the 1970s. Năstase was ranked world No. 1 between 1973 (23 August) and 1974 (2 June).
Karen Abgarovich Khachanov is a Russian tennis player of Armenian descent. He has won 2 ATP singles titles. Khachanov achieved his career-high singles ranking of world No. 29 on 21 August 2017. For a time, Khachanov was coached by Igor Bitsenko in Moscow and Vedran Martić in Split, Croatia. In 2014 he joined 4Slam Tennis Academy led by Galo Blanco. Khachanov parted ways with Blanco in November 2017. Now he trains with his previous coach Vedran Martić.
Youzhny was born on 25 June 1982 to Mikhail, a Soviet army colonel and Lubov, a professional tennis player. 25 June is also his father's birthday. His father sacrificed his career in the Soviet army to steer Youzhny and his older brother Andrei into becoming tennis players.