10 Greatest Tennis Players of All Time


Although there have been many excellent tennis players that are have made history, here are 10 of the tennis greats that seem to excel and stand out in the crowd.

  • Roger Federer is known for his power serve and mysterious style as well as 242-15 record the past 5 years and 5 Grand Slam wins.
  • Pete Sampras has done exceptionally the past ten years and has 7 Wimbledon crowns and 14 majors.
  • Rod Laver has a modest build but flawless techniques, which have helped him win 11 majors and the Grand Slam twice.
  • Roy Emerson dominated the 1960s, won 12 Grand Slam and is spectacular.
  • Ivan Lendl won 8 Grand Slam finals due to his strong work ethic and exceptional talent. He was ranked #1 For 270 weeks.
  • Bjorn Borg is known as the Ice Borg and is credited for a unique style of play that's still used today.  He won 11 majors.
  • Andre Agassi is known as the best returner of serves to ever step on the court.
  • Bill Tilden played years ago but still is remembered for his 10 majors he won and for how he turned tennis into a sport for all athletes worldwide.
  • Jimmy Connors is known for his longevity in the game as well as his 8 Grand Slam wins. He also managed to with the Open on grass, clay and hard courts.
  • John McEnroe, Mats Wilander, Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg are all great players with similar wins and styles.