Who has been number 1 in tennis?

ATP records and distinctions. Novak Djokovic has spent the most weeks as world No. 1, a record total 373 weeks. Roger Federer has the record of 237 consecutive weeks at No.

Who was number 1 before Federer?

Most Weeks at ATP No. 1
Rank Country Name
1 SRB Novak Djokovic
2 SUI Roger Federer
3 USA Pete Sampras
4 USA Ivan Lendl

Which female tennis player has been number 1 the longest?

Steffi Graf spent 377 weeks at the top of the WTA ranking, the most of any player.

Who is the best top tennis player of all time?

Top 10 Greatest Men’s Tennis Players of All Time
  • Jimmy Connors.
  • Ivan Lendl.
  • Bjorn Borg.
  • Pete Sampras.
  • Rod Laver. By Evers, Joost / Anefo via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Roger Federer. Mike McCune, CC BY-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Rafael Nadal. By Brett Marlow via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Novak Djokovic. By Yann Caradec via Wikimedia Commons.

Who has been number 1 in tennis? – Related Questions

Who is the most well liked tennis player?

Federer narrowly bests Nadal as most popular men’s tennis star. Behind Federer, Spaniard Rafael Nadal and retired American Andre Agassi each had the next highest favorability rating (69%), followed by retired Americans Pete Sampras (66%) and ESPN tennis broadcaster John McEnroe (65%) to round out the top five.

Who is the goat in tennis of all time?

Only one player has achieved the holy grail of tennis – the calendar year Grand Slam. Australian Rod Laver won all four majors in the Open era – the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open – in 1969, and it is a nod to this achievement that this weekend’s Laver Cup has been named.

Is Federer better than Djokovic?

Federer was on top for 310 weeks and five times at year’s end, and Nadal 209 and five. Federer won 103 tour singles titles, Nadal has 92 and Djokovic 88.

Other Tournaments.

Record Percentage
Djokovic 1,012-204 .832
Federer 1,251-275 .820

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Who is better Nadal Federer or Djokovic?

At the ATP Masters tournaments, the trio are also the top-three title leaders; Djokovic leads with a record 38 titles, followed by Nadal with 36, and Federer with 28. Djokovic has achieved the Career Golden Masters by winning all nine active Masters tournaments, a feat he has completed twice.

Is Djokovic better than Federer all time?

Comparison of Grand Slam titles

Djokovic has won 21 Grand Slam titles to Federer’s 20. Djokovic has the all-time record of 12 hardcourt Grand Slam titles (Australian Open and US Open), one more than Federer. Federer has the all-time Wimbledon record of 8 titles, one more than Djokovic.

Is Rafael Nadal better than Roger Federer?

On clay, Nadal comfortably dominates the head-to-head with a 14-2 record while Federer leads 3-1 on grass and 11-9 on hard courts. Roger Federer’s only two wins against Rafael Nadal on clay courts came at the 2007 Hamburg Masters and the 2009 Madrid Open, both in finals.

Why is Nadal so good against Federer?

As much as we’ve all seen Federer’s majestic backhand wreak havoc on other opponents, the cold, hard truth is that it is grossly mismatched against Nadal’s lefty serve and forehand, and Nadal takes the court knowing that he can grind Federer down this way. It’s not that Federer has a weak backhand, either.

Are Nadal and Federer friends?

Tennis fans have always known about the unique friendship and rivalry shared by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, but the pair have discussed their bond in new and fresh ways after the 41-year-old Swiss bowed out from professional tennis at the Laver Cup.