Tennis fever upon us with the French Open
currently taking place, and we have decided to dedicate this list to some of the best male tennis players of all time.
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Here is a tennis player who has made $115,050,482 from his career. Federer was born in Switzerland and has an amazing 96 career titles including 20 Grand Slam Singles Titles; 6 Australian, 1 French, 5 US Open, 8 Wimbledon. Federer turned pro in in 1998 and is currently still an active player at the highest level, at the age of 37. Between 2004 and 2008, Federer went 237 consecutive weeks being ranked the number one tennis player in the world. He has proven himself time and time again that he is undoubtedly one of the best tennis players the world has ever seen.
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Nadal has had 75 career titles and is still active and building his brand the best way he knows how on the tennis court. At the of 32, Nadal also known as Rafa and The King of Clay, has 16 Grand Slam titles under his belt; 1 Australian, 10 French, 3 US Open, 2 Wimbledon. Nadal is regarded as the greatest clay court player of all time, his 10th French Open title record in 2017 certainly makes it difficult to imagine anyone being better on clay.
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Born in Australia, Laver played 17 years professionally and earned himself 200 career titles. These included 3 Australian, 2 French, 2 US Open, 4 Wimbledon, 9 Pro Slam Singles Titles: 3 US Pro, 4 Wembley Pro, 1 French Pro, 1 Wimbledon Pro. He retired in 1979 at the age of 41, and was introduced to the Tennis Hall of Fame in 1981. Laver was ranked number one in the world for seven years between 1964 and 1970 and has more career titles than anyone in the history of tennis. That’s not his only achievement, he is only the only player to have won the Grand Slam twice, doing it for the first time as an amateur in 1962 and again as a pro in 1969.
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Having started his career in 1988, Sampras has achieved 64 career titles with 14 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 Australian, 7 Wimbledon, 5 US Open. When Pete retired in 2002, he was considered to be the best players of all-time. He was number one in the world rankings for six consecutive years, and his 14 Grand Slam titles was a record at the time. Pete went out on top when he won the 2002 US Open, his last Grand Slam tournament. He was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007.
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Djokovic started his professional career in 2003 and took the tennis world by storm. He is one of the players that is seen to have the potential to win many more Grand Slam titles. So far he has managed to grab 68 career titles, 12 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 6 Australian, 3 Wimbledon, 2 US Open, 1 French Open. With his 2016 French Open title, Djokovic become the eighth man to secure a career Grand Slam.
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