Novak Djokovic (Serbian: Novak Đoković / Новак Ђоковић, pronounced [nôʋaːk dʑôːkoʋitɕ] ( listen); born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 22 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Andy Murray was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Judy Murray (née Erskine) and William Murray. His maternal grandfather, Roy Erskine, was a professional footballer in the late 1950s. Murray is a supporter of Hibernian Football Club, one of the teams his grandfather represented.
Juan Martin del Potro, who begins his Roland Garros campaign Tuesday against Nicolas Mahut, has reached at least the third round in Paris four times. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images Juan Martin del Potro had to retire from his third-round match against David Goffin on Thursday in Rome.
Andre Kirk Agassi (/ ˈ ɑː n d r eɪ ˈ æ ɡ ə s i / AHN-dray AG-ə-see; born April 29, 1970) is an American retired professional tennis player and former world No. 1 who was one of the sport's most dominant players from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s.
Sampras's older sister, Stella Sampras Webster, is the women's tennis head coach at UCLA, and his younger sister, Marion, is a teacher in Los Angeles. His older brother, Gus, has been tournament director at the Scottsdale ATP event, but in 2007 he became president of the firm managing Pete's business activities.
Tennis Channel presents: Unstrung, Maria Sharapova Yet Sharapova is associated less with her accomplishments than she is with how she accomplished them. Experts and pundits from John McEnroe on down have called her one of the fiercest fighters the sport has seen.
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.
Grigor Dimitrov reached the semi-finals at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters for the first time, but lost against World No. 1 Rafael Nadal. Realis/Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters Grigor Dimitrov, left, embraces his friend and doubles partner David Goffin following the Bulgarian's win at the Monte-Carlo Open on Friday.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (French pronunciation: [ʒo wilfʁid tsɔŋɡa]; born 17 April 1985) is a French professional tennis player. A member of the Tennis Club de Paris (TCP), Tsonga's career-high singles ranking is world No. 5, which he achieved in February 2012.
John Robert Isner (born April 26, 1985) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 9 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.
David Ferrer Ern (Valencian pronunciation: [daˈvit feˈreɾ ˈɛɾn]; Spanish: [daˈβið feˈreɾ ˈɛɾn]; born 2 April 1982) is a Spanish professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 33 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Dominic Thiem captures his second title of the season, coming back from a set and a break down to defeat home favourite Gilles Simon in Lyon. Richard Lopez Dominic Thiem will aim to win his 10th ATP World Tour title and record his 200th match win on Saturday in the Lyon final.
2012 - QF at Fès; reached 4r once (first WTA main draw at Miami - by beating No.9 Zvonareva in 2r, was equal-fastest to beat a Top 10 player; Andrea Leand and Julie Coin also beat Top 10 players in their second WTA main draw matches); and 2r once; fell 1r five times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying nine times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on July 23 (rose from No.106 to No.95).
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. Roddick was the first male tennis player ever to receive the award.
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.
Petra Kvitová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpɛtra ˈkvɪtovaː]; born 8 March 1990) is a Czech professional tennis player. Known for her powerful left-handed groundstrokes and variety, Kvitová turned professional in 2006 and has won 24 career singles titles, two of which are Grand Slam titles, the Wimbledon Championships in 2011 and in 2014.
Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios (/ ˈ k ɪər i ɒ s / KEER-ee-oss; Greek: Νικόλαος Χίλμη "Νίκος" Κύργιος; [pronunciation?] born 27 April 1995) is an Australian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world no. 20 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Connors won the Junior Orange Bowl in both the 12- and the 14-year categories, and is one of only nine tennis players to win the Junior Orange Bowl championship twice in its 70-year history, which list includes Andy Murray, Jennifer Capriati, Monica Seles, and Yshai Oliel.
Simona Halep (Romanian pronunciation: [siˈmona haˈlep]; born 27 September 1991) is a Romanian professional tennis player. She is the current world No. 1 on the WTA Tour, having previously held this position for 16 weeks between October 2017 and January 2018.
Angelique Kerber (German: [andʒɛˈliːk ˈkɛɐ̯bɐ]; born 18 January 1988) is a German professional tennis player and former world No. 1. Having made her professional debut in 2003, Kerber rose to prominence upon reaching the semifinals of the 2011 US Open as the no. 92 ranked player in the world.
Elina Mykhaylivna Svitolina (Ukrainian: еліна михайлівна світоліна, pronounced; born 12 September 1994) is a Ukrainian professional tennis player. Having turned professional in 2010, Svitolina is currently ranked at her career-high ranking of world no. 4 as of 14 August 2017.
Feliciano López Díaz-Guerra (Spanish pronunciation:; born 20 September 1981) is a professional tennis player on the ATP Tour. He was born in Toledo and now lives in the Spanish capital, Madrid. López achieved his career-high singles ranking of world no. 12 in March 2015.
Jeļena Ostapenko (born 8 June 1997), also known as Aļona Ostapenko, is a professional tennis player from Latvia. On 19 March 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 5 in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), and she peaked at world No. 32 in the WTA doubles rankings on 19 June 2017.
Stefan Bengt Edberg (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈsteːfan ˈeːdˌbærj]; born 19 January 1966) is a Swedish former world No. 1 professional tennis player (in both singles and doubles). A major proponent of the serve-and-volley style of tennis, he won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles between 1985 and 1996.
Philipp Eberhard Hermann Kohlschreiber (German pronunciation: [ˈfɪlɪp ˈkoːlʃʁaɪbɐ]; born 16 October 1983) is a German professional tennis player. The right-hander has won eight singles and seven doubles titles on the ATP World Tour.