The United States of America has a long and proud history of involvement in the world of competitive tennis. From the early days of the popular gentlemen’s sport to today’s modern professional game, American players have consistently been at the forefront of the sport.
American players have won more Grand Slam titles than any other country, with a total of 294 singles titles, 246 doubles titles, and 189 mixed doubles titles.
This country has also produced some of the greatest players in the sport’s history, including Billie Jean King, Pete Sampras, and the Williams sisters. It is no wonder that the United States of America is known as a major tennis power.
- Serena Williams
- Martina Navratilova
- Chris Evert
- Monica Seles
- Venus Williams
- Billie Jean King
- Lindsay Davenport
- Helen Wills
- Coco Gauff
- Jessica Pegula
- Sloane Stephens
- Maureen Connolly
- Madison Keys
- Amanda Anisimova
- Pete Sampras
- John McEnroe
- Andre Agassi
- Jimmy Connors
- Ivan Lendl
- Taylor Fritz
- John Isner
- Bill Tilden
- Frances Tiafoe
- Reilly Opelka
- Sebastian Korda
- Tommy Paul
- Maxime Cressy
- Jim Courier
- Mackenzie McDonald
- Ben Shelton
- Marcos Giron
- Denis Kudla
- Steve Johnson
- Sam Querrey
- Jenson Brooksby
- Andy Roddick
- Jack Sock
- Don Budge
- Brandon Nakashima
- J.J. Wolf
- Michael Mmoh
- Tennys Sandgren
- Arthur Ashe
- Christopher Eubanks
- Michael Chang
- Tony Trabert
- Jennifer Brady
- Aleksandar Kovacevic
- Bill Johnston
- Frank Parker
- Stan Smith
1. Serena Williams
- Richard Williams (1994–2022)
- Oracene Price (1994–2003)
- Patrick Mouratoglou (2012–2022)
- Eric Hechtman (2022)
- Rennae Stubbs (2022)
Serena Williams is the most successful tennis player of all time, with 27 Grand Slam titles including 18 singles majors. Serena was born in Saginaw, Michigan and turned pro in 1995.
She retired from professional tennis after winning her 22nd major at the US Open in September 2022. Serena has been coached by Richard Williams (1994-2022), Oracene Price (1994-2003) and Patrick Mouratoglou (2012-2022).
Rennae Stubbs will coach her for the next two years. Her prize money totals $94 million. Serena Williams is one of the greatest tennis players of all time and has held many accolades, including being the No. 1 ranked player in the world for 14 years.
She has won 23 tournaments throughout her career, with eight doubles titles to her credit as well. Serena also competed at two Olympic Games - winning a gold medal in 2012 - and reached the final of four Grand Slams (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open).
Outside of tennis, she founded her own fashion line which became a huge success worldwide; furthermore she is an advocate for women's rights and charitable work.
Also Played For: clay court, tennis
2. Martina Navratilova
- 17th in all-time rankings
Navratilova is a 17-time Grand Slam singles champion, and was the world's top player for much of the 1980s. She turned professional in 1974, and won her first major title at Wimbledon that year.
Navratilova has played on some of the greatest stages of tennis history, including winning four US Open titles (in 1978, 1984, 1988 and 1996). After retiring from competition in 2006, she became a commentator for various tennis events around the world.
Martina Navratilova is a former world No. 1 and one of the greatest tennis players in history. She won 47 singles titles, including 19 Grand Slams (the four major tournaments: Wimbledon, US Open, Australian Open, French Open).
Her record at doubles was even more impressive – she teamed up with partner Pam Shriver to win 18 Grand Slam titles together.
After her retirement from professional tennis in 1993, Martina became a commentator for various channels around the world. In 2004 she competed in the Olympic Games as part of the mixed doubles event with Tony Roche; they were successful and eventually took home gold medals.
Also Played For: tennis doubles, women's tennis
3. Chris Evert
- Australian Open: W (1982, 1984)
- French Open: W (1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986)
- Wimbledon: W (1974, 1976, 1981)
- US Open: W (1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982)
Chris Evert was a world-famous tennis player who won numerous titles and accolades during her career. She first became known as an elite player in the 1970s, when she reached the semifinals of Wimbledon twice.
Chris Evert retired from professional play in 1989 after winning 157 singles championships. In 1995, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame alongside fellow legends Billie Jean King and Rod Laver.
Since retiring from competitive play, Chris Evert has continued to work as a television commentator and coach for junior players around the world.
Chris Evert was one of the most successful female athletes in history. She won 32 career singles titles and reached the No.
1 ranking on three occasions (1975, 1977, 1978). In doubles she won 31 titles with partner Martina Navratilova and Olympic gold medals in 1988 with Pam Shriver. Her total earnings from tennis were estimated at over $100 million.
After retiring from professional tennis in 1993, Chris Evert embarked on a successful coaching career which has seen her work with several top-level players including Serena Williams and Venus Williams.
Also Played For: tennis clay court
4. Monica Seles
- Australian Open: W (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996)
- French Open: W (1990, 1991, 1992)
- Wimbledon: F (1992)
- US Open: W (1991, 1992)
- Australian Open: SF (1991, 2001)
- French Open: 3R (1990)
- Wimbledon: QF (1999)
- US Open: QF (1999)
- "Fed Cup: United States
- W (1996, 1999, 2000)"
- "Hopman Cup: Yugoslavia
- W (1991)
- United States
- F (2001, 2002)"
Monica Seles was born on December 2, 1973 in Novi Sad, SR Serbia. She turned pro in 1989 and retired from professional tennis in 2008. Seles won 53 singles titles during her career and reached No.
1 on the WTA tour once. Her most successful period came between 1992-1994 when she won five consecutive grand slam singles tournaments including three Australian Open titles and one Wimbledon championship.
After losing to Steffi Graf at the US Open final in 1994, Seles withdrew from competitive tennis for a year due to injuries sustained during that match which ruled her out of competing at other major championships until 1997.
when she finally regained her world number one ranking with two Grand Slam victories at the French Open and Australian Open respectively.
Monica Seles also appeared as a contestant on season 17 of Dancing With The Stars but unfortunately lost in week 5 (her partnering partner was Maksim Chmerkovskiy).
In 2009, Seles became an International Tennis Hall of Fame member after being voted into induction by fellow professionals who recognised her standing within the sport.
Monica Seles was a world-renowned professional tennis player who was known for her powerful groundstrokes and superb court coverage.
Seles achieved many notable successes during her career, including six Grand Slam singles titles and two Olympic gold medals in doubles play.
After retiring from professional tennis in 1992, Seles went on to have a successful coaching career before passing away at the age of 35 from cancer.
Monica Seles will always be remembered as one of the greatest players ever to grace the sport, and her accomplishments will continue to inspire future generations of athletes.
5. Venus Williams
- Richard Williams
- Oracene Price
- David Witt (2007–2018)
- Eric Hechtman (2019–present)
Venus Williams is an American professional tennis player who has been ranked number two in the world for a record 22 consecutive months. She won her first Grand Slam title at the 2005 Australian Open and went on to win Wimbledon, US Open, and French Open titles during her career.
In 2019 she announced that she would be taking a break from professional tennis after 20 years as one of the top players in the world. Venus was born on June 17th 1980 in Lynwood, California to Richard and Oracene Price Williams.
Her father played football at UCLA before becoming a successful coach; her mother had competed as part of the United States women’s team in gymnastics at the 1984.
Olympics and later became head girls' basketball coach at Lake Forest High School near Palm Beach Gardens where Venus attended elementary school through high school graduation.
After graduating from Indiana University East with a business degree (BSBA), she turned pro in October 1994 aged just 14 playing mostly ITF events but also making occasional appearances on main draw ATP tournaments such as Sydney 2000 Olympic Games singles finalist Lindsay.
Davenport's tournament debut against fellow Californian Barbara Schettino which ended 2-6 6-1 7-5(7/11). A year earlier while still attending college, Venus defeated Martina Hingis 3 sets to 2 in Indianapolis $25K Futures event thus becoming only youngest winner over then.
World No 1 woman - this match aired live on ESPN Classic Championship Sunday coverage prelude Women's Tennis Association Finals Week 5 airing live same day replayed Monday night concluding.
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Taught by Ricardo Sanchez soon after turning pro until 2002 when he left for Spain following Roger Federer hiring him as his personal hitting instructor, subsequently working with many more pros including.
Lleyton Hewitt David Nalbandian Juan Martin Del Potro Stanislas Wawrinka Andy Murray Milos Raonic Grigor Dimitrov Alexandre Zverev Dominic Thiem Kevin Anderson Nicolas Mahut.
Venus herself credits former Florida State Coach Dick Leach along with current Miami Hurricanes assistant Eric Hechtman among others for developing much of her game although acknowledges “everyone gets different coaching depending what they need.
Venus Williams is one of the most successful professional tennis players of all time, with an impressive career record of 816–269 (75.2%).
She has won 49 titles in her career, including two Grand Slam singles championships – at the Australian Open and the French Open – as well as four Wimbledon titles and three US Open crowns.
Venus also boasts a doubles title at the Australian Open with Serena Williams, as well as a gold medal from the 2000 Olympic Games together with her sister Serena.
In recent years she's enjoyed some success on tour, winning several doubles tournaments alongside other top-level stars such as Cara Black and Madison Keys.
6. Billie Jean King
- 1965: U.S. Championships
- 1966: Wimbledon
- 1967: Wimbledon (2)
- 1967: U.S. Championships
Billie Jean King is a retired American tennis player who was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987. Born in 1943, Billie Jean Moffitt turned pro in 1968 and won seven Grand Slam singles titles during her career, including five Wimbledon championships and one US Open title.
She also reached the finals of other major tournaments, including the Australian Open three times and the French Open twice. In 1990 she retired from professional tennis following a victory over Navratilova at the US Open final.
Since then she has continued to play exhibition matches and work as an ambassador for various charities, most notably The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
Billie Jean King is a tennis legend and the best female player of all time. She holds records for most singles titles (19) and doubles titles (37), as well as being the first woman to win multiple Grand Slams in both singles and doubles.
Billie Jean started playing tennis as a child, quickly becoming one of America's top players. She won her first major title at the US Open in 1967, and went on to dominate women’s professional tennis throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s.
In 1973, she became only the second person ever to win five consecutive Grand Slam singles titles – a feat that still stands today. Her other grand slam wins include Wimbledon in 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970 & 1971; the French Open in 1972; and Australian Open in 1975.
After retiring from competitive play following her victory at the 1984 US Open – which made her an honorary member of both men’s AND women’s professional golf clubs - she turned her attention to promoting AIDS education initiatives across America through The Magic Foundation.
One year after receiving an award from then-President George H W Bush honoring her work with The Magic Foundation, she received another prestigious honor when President Bill Clinton presented her with his Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Throughout it all, however, it has always been about making people happy – whether by entertaining them on stage or simply giving back through philanthropic endeavors like founding The Magic Foundation.
7. Lindsay Davenport
- 16th in all-time rankings
Lindsay Davenport is a retired professional tennis player who has been ranked 16th all-time. Lindsay was born in 1976 and raised in Laguna Beach, California.
She turned pro in 1993 and won her first major title at the 1995 US Open. In 2001, Lindsay married former ATP Tour player Justin Gimelstob and had two children together.
After divorcing Justin in 2009, Lindsay moved to Scottsdale, Arizona with her kids but later decided to move back to California due to family commitments there.
Since retiring from professional tennis in 2011, she's worked as a commentator for various tournaments on television..
Update Sept 2018) It was announced that Lindsay will join NBC Sports as an analyst for the WTA tour starting with the 2019 Australian Open.
Lindsay Davenport is a former world number one tennis player. She has won 55 career titles including the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.
Her other notable achievements include winning the Grand Slam Cup twice with her partner Martina Hingis and representing Team USA at both the Olympic Games and World Championships in doubles.
Davenport retired from professional tennis in 2013 after 14 years as a top player, but she continues to play exhibition matches throughout the year.
8. Helen Wills
- 1919: Entered first tournament, ranked 7th in California
- 1922: Reached U.S. Championships final, won first Grand Slam in doubles
- 1923: Won first U.S. Championships title at age 17
- 1924: Won Olympic and U.S. Championships titles
- Ranked nationally and in California, considered a top player in the world
Helen Wills was born in Centerville, California on October 6, 1905. She was a professional tennis player who achieved great success in the 1920s and 1930s.
Helen Wills won the French Open three times (1928, 1929, 1930) and Wimbledon twice (1927, 1928). In 1931 she became only the second woman to win both the US Open and Wimbledon titles at the same time.
After retiring from professional play in 1938 Helen Wills served as an international referee for many years before passing away aged 92 in 1998. Helen Wills was an American tennis player who competed in the 1920s and 1930s.
She became one of the leading female players of her era, winning several Grand Slam doubles titles with partner Bill Tilden. In 1924 she won a singles title at the French Open and teamed up with Tilden to win Wimbledon three years later.
After retiring from professional play, Wills served as US national team coach for many years before passing away in 1988 at age 84.
9. Coco Gauff
- French : 2022
- Wimbledon: 2019, 2021
Coco Gauff is a talented 18-year old American tennis player who has been playing professionally since 2018. She has had success in her career, winning three singles titles and ranking fourth on the WTA tour in October 2022.
Coco Gauff will be competing at the US Open this year, where she is one of the favourites to win. Coco Gauff is a Haitian-born professional tennis player who has been on the tour for over two years.
Gauff has had some success in doubles play, most notably at Wimbledon where she was part of the team that won the women's doubles title in 2021.
In singles play, Coco Gauff has made it to three rounds of the US Open and one round of French Open—both major tournaments. She also competed in mixed doubles at both Wimbledon and US Open but fell short each time.
10. Jessica Pegula
- French Open: QF (2022)
- Wimbledon: 3R (2022)
Jessica Pegula is a professional tennis player from the United States. She has won two singles titles and played in three Grand Slam tournaments, including the Australian Open and French Open.
Pegula turned pro in 2009 and reached her highest ranking of No. 3 in October 2022. Her career record is 336–214 (61%).pegula's best performance came at Wimbledon where she reached the third round Jessica Pegula is a professional tennis player who has won five doubles titles.
She debuted in the tour finals RR in 2018 and reached the semifinals. In 2019, she made it to the quarterfinals of Wimbledon before losing to Garbine Muguruza. Her best singles performance came at the US Open where she reached fourth place.
Jessica is currently ranked sixth on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings list for women's singles players.
11. Sloane Stephens
- 2017: US OpenHard
Sloane Stephens is a professional tennis player who has won seven singles titles. Stephens was born in Plantation, Florida and turned pro in 2009. Her best Grand Slam results include two semifinal appearances at the Australian Open and one final appearance at the French Open.
Stephens currently occupies the 37th spot on the WTA Rankings, which she reached in July 2018. Sloane Stephens is married to ATP player Nick Kyrgios and they have a daughter together named Olympia Rose Apollonio-Kyrgios.
Stephens is a two-time Wimbledon champion. Stephens has also won the US Open twice, in 2017 and 2018.
Stephens has an impressive career record of 44 wins in 62 matches played. She reached her highest ranking of No. 94 on 24 October 2011, but currently stands at No.
338 as of September 2022. Sloane Stephens is known for her powerful serve and agility on court, which have helped her to become one of the most successful doubles players around.
Stephens was born on 4 November 1990 in Kenton, Ohio and first started playing tennis at the age of four with her sister Daniella. As well as competing professionally in singles tournaments, she regularly competes alongside Meryl Davis in mixed doubles events too.
12. Maureen Connolly
- 1953: French Championships
- 1953: Wimbledon (2)
Maureen Connolly was an American tennis player who turned professional in 1955. She won three singles titles on the tour during her career, including two Grand Slams – at the US Open and Wimbledon.
Maureen Connolly retired from professional play in February of 1955 after a successful 10-year career.
After retiring from tennis, she worked as a television commentator and coach for several years before passing away at 34 years old in 1969 due to ovarian cancer Connolly was the first Australian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title, winning the Australian Open in 1953.
She also won two doubles titles at the French and Wimbledon Championships with her husband Ken Rosewall. Connolly reached several other doubles finals, including at both the US Open and British Opens with Rosewall as well as partnering Bobby Riggs on occasion.
Maureen Connolly retired from professional tennis in 1957 but returned to play exhibition matches until 1969.
13. Madison Keys
- 30th in all-time rankings
Madison Keys is a 27-year-old American tennis player. Madison Keys has won six singles titles on the ATP tour, including two at the French Open, and reached No.
7 in the world rankings in October 2016. A right-handed player, Madison Keys plays with a two handed backhand and uses an aggressive style of play that has led to her being described as one of the best players of her generation.
She was born in Rock Island, Illinois but now resides in Orlando, Florida where she trains with coach Georgi Rumenov at IMG Academy. Madison Keys is a professional tennis player who has won several titles including the Australian Open and French Open.
She has also been successful in doubles, winning two Grand Slams with her partner Serena Williams. In addition to playing singles and doubles, Madison Keys competes in team competitions such as the Olympics and Tour Finals.
14. Amanda Anisimova
- 2019: French Open
Amanda Anisimova is a professional tennis player who turned pro in 2016. She has since won two singles titles and amassed a record of 137–77 (64%). Amanda was born on August 31, 2001 in Aventura, Florida to Russian parents.
Amanda played her junior career with the USTA Developmental Program before turning pro in 2016. In 2019, she reached her best ranking yet at No 21 after winning the French Open Women's Singles title.
Outside of tennis, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and biking as well as watching movies and going out for drinks with friends.
Amanda Anisimova started playing tennis at the age of six and quickly rose up through the ranks. Amanda has had a successful career, reaching several Grand Slam doubles finals and ranking No. 386 in the world as of June 24th 2019.
Her biggest achievements to date have come with her partner John Isner, partnering them to win both the Australian Open and French Open mixed doubles titles in 2018.
She is currently ranked 1414th in the world and looks likely to continue her strong form into 2020 when she will compete at Wimbledon alongside fellow American Sam Querrey.
15. Pete Sampras
- ATP Player of the Year: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998.
- ITF World Champion: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998.
Pete Sampras was born on August 12, 1971 in Washington D.C., U.S. He turned pro in 1988 and retired from professional tennis in 2002 after winning 14 Grand Slam titles including seven consecutive Wimbledon Championships between 1990-1996 and 1997 .
Wimbledon title making him the first male player to hold all four major championships at once - men's singles, doubles with partner Jim Courier, mixed doubles with Steffi Graf and wheelchair tennis with Jens Klausing After retiring.
He became a coach for various players such as Tim Gullikson (1992–1995), Vitas Gerulaitis (1994 Rome) and Paul Annacone (1995-2001).
Pete Sampras married Bridgette Wilson in 2000 Pete Sampras was one of the greatest tennis players to ever play. He retired in 2002 after winning 7 grand slam titles including 4 Wimbledon championships, and 2 US Opens.
Pete is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist. In 1991 he became the first player in history to win all four Grand Slam singles tournaments (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open).
At his peak, Sampras had an 81% career winning percentage which is still currently the highest amongst active male professional athletes in any sport.
Also Played For: men's tennis
16. John McEnroe
- Grand Slam: 1984
- Grand Slam: 1984
- Wimbledon: 1979–1992
- Wimbledon: 1984
- US Open: 1979–1989
McEnroe is the only player to have won four Grand Slam singles titles, including three at the US Open. McEnroe's record in finals is especially impressive: he has lost just six of 77 matches in major finals (8%).
McEnroe was known for his explosive serve and powerful groundstrokes but he also had a strong backhand, which helped him overcome difficult situations on court.
After retiring from professional tennis in 1994, McEnroe became involved with sports broadcasting and business ventures; as of 2013 he was a commentator for ESPN's coverage of Wimbledon tennis tournament.
In 1999, McEnreau was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame alongside legends such as Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova John McEnroe was one of the most successful tennis players of all time.
He is best known for his rivalry with Boris Becker, which culminated in a match at the Australian Open in 1983 that became famously known as "The Battle of the Sexes." After retiring from professional tennis, he has continued to be involved in sport through commentary and coaching roles.
In 1999, John McEnroe was ranked No 1 on Forbes' list of richest athletes ever, with an estimated net worth of $280 million USD. Today he resides in Florida and continues to play competitively at amateur levels.
17. Andre Agassi
- Novak Djokovic (2017–2018), Grigor Dimitrov (2018–2020)
Andre Agassi was one of the greatest tennis players in history. He won 14 Grand Slam titles, including three Wimbledon championships and two US Open championships.
Andre Agassi retired from professional tennis in 2006 after winning a record-breaking number of singles tournaments.
However, he continues to play exhibition matches and is also a coach for younger players.
Andre Agassi was born on April 29th, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada. After turning pro at age 16, he went on to win numerous singles titles and set records along the way.
Andre Agassi has always been known for his explosive serve-and-volley game; however, he can also hit powerful groundstrokes with either hand if need be.
In 2006 Andre Agassi became only the second male player (after Rod Laver) to achieve career grand slam doubles success with different partners – partnering Leander Paes at the Australian Open that year.
18. Jimmy Connors
- Andy Roddick (2006–2008), Maria Sharapova (2013), Eugenie Bouchard (2015)
Connors is one of the most successful tennis players of all time and holds a record for most singles titles. Connors first rose to prominence on the professional tour in 1972, winning his first major title that year at the US Open.
He went on to win 109 titles during his career, including 11 majors (the most of any player).
Connors reached No. 1 in 1974 and held this ranking for seven months before losing it to World No. 2 Ilie Năstase. After retiring from playing professionally in 1996, Connors became an ESPN commentator and later served as coach of former world number one Pancho Segura.
In 1998, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame Connors was a dominant player in the late 1970s and early 1980s, winning 16 Grand Slam singles titles.
Connors had an impressive record against top players of his era, defeating them 68% of the time. After retiring from professional tennis in 1990, Connors coached several top players including Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras.
19. Ivan Lendl
- Andy Murray (2011 – 2014, 2016 – 2017, 2022-), Alexander Zverev (2018 – 2019)
Ivan Lendl is one of the most successful tennis players in history, with 18 ATP singles titles and 94 career wins. He was born in Czechoslovakia in 1960, but moved to the United States when he was just a child.
Ivan started playing professionally in 1978 and quickly became one of the best players on the circuit. He won his first major title at Wimbledon in 1984 and went on to win six more Major Championships over the next thirteen years – including two consecutive US Open Championships (1986-87).
In 1992, after years of dominating professional tennis, Ivan retired from competition due to injuries sustained during a match against Boris Becker.
Since then, Ivan has been involved in several business ventures – most notably owning an ice cream company called “Ivan’s Ice Cream” which he founded with his wife Christine.
In 2001, he was inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class alongside Federer, Sampras, Agassi and Martina Navratilova.
Currently aged 62 years old, Ivan is still actively involved within both professional sport and business circles – having served as President for former World No 1 Rafael Nadal's foundation since its inception back in 2013.
20. Taylor Fritz
- 2019 Wimbledon Championships
Taylor Fritz is a 25-year-old American professional tennis player who has been ranked No. 9 in the world by the ATP Tour since October 10, 2022. Taylor Fritz reached his career high ranking of No.
8 on October 10, 2022, and has won four singles titles during his career including two at the Australian Open.
Fritz plays right-handed but can also play with both hands backhand; this unique skill set gives him an advantage over many opponents on court.
Taylor Fritz is a professional tennis player who has competed in many tournaments across the world. He first came to prominence as part of the United States Davis Cup team, where he has won several singles and doubles matches.
Taylor Fritz also enjoys considerable success on the ATP Tour, with notable titles including the French Open and Wimbledon championships.
In addition to his career in tennis, Taylor Fritz also works as an analyst for Tennis Channel during Grand Slam tournaments.
21. John Isner
- 2007: US Open
John Isner is a 37-year-old American tennis player who has won six Grand Slam singles titles, including two at Wimbledon.
He made his professional debut in 2007 and has since gone on to win over 480 matches in the ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw competitions.
John's biggest rivals on tour have generally been Spaniard Rafael Nadal and Australian Roger Federer, but he has also beaten players such as Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka along the way.
In 2018, John became coach of fellow American David Macpherson following Møller's departure from the role; their first season together was successful with both men claiming doubles titles at the US Open and French Open respectively.
John will be heading into his 20th year of competitive tennis this year - which means that if he maintains his current level of play (and there is no reason to think that he won't), he could easily surpass Rod Laver’s all-time record for most career singles titles by 2022.
22. Bill Tilden
- 1877: (71–1) single season match streak (1925
- 1877: 19 consecutive titles won (1924–25)
- 1877: 52 consecutive finals reached (1922–26)
- 1877: Most appearances in a final of the Davis Cup
- 1877: 43 consecutive clay court finals reached (1922–29)
- 1877: 23 consecutive grass court finals reached (1921–26)
- 1877: 88.29% (445–49)
- 1877: 479 career bagels scored
Bill Tilden was a Tennis Hall of Famer and one of the most successful players in history. He won 138 singles titles and held the No. 1 ranking for over three years.
Bill Tilden was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 10th, 1893. At age 16 he started playing professionally and quickly became one of the best players in the world.
In 1931 he reached his greatest success when he won his first Wimbledon title (the only man to do so). He continued to be one of the top performers throughout the 1930s and 1940s, winning several more major championships along the way.
In 1946, at age 45, Bill Tilden retired from professional tennis with a record of 1726 wins-506 losses (.77%). After retiring from competition he served as an umpire for a number of years before passing away in 1953 aged 60 after a long battle with cancer.
23. Frances Tiafoe
- 2017: Eastbourne International
Frances Tiafoe is a 24-year-old American professional tennis player. She was born in Hyattsville, Maryland and turned pro in 2015. Tiafoe has won one singles title on the ATP tour - the French Open in 2022.
Her career record stands at 142–144 (49%). In 2019, she reached her first Grand Slam final at the Australian Open but lost to Angelique Kerber in straight sets Frances Tiafoe is a professional tennis player from the United States.
She first became known in 2017 when she reached the semifinals of Wimbledon, becoming only the third African-American to do so.
In 2018, she won her first major title at the US Open, partnering with Alex Zverev in the final. Her other notable achievements include reaching two doubles finals (French Open and Wimbledon) and winning two team competitions (Davis Cup and Hopman Cup).
As well as playing singles, Frances also enjoys competing in beach volleyball tournaments on occasion - something which has helped her develop both physically and mentally while playing tennis professionally.
24. Reilly Opelka
- 2016: U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Reilly Opelka is a 25-year-old American professional tennis player. Born in St. Joseph, Michigan, Opelka turned pro in 2015 and has enjoyed some success on the ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw circuits since then.
In singles competition, Opelka has amassed four career titles - all at major tournaments - including two ATP Masters 1000 events in Rome and Madrid this year.
His best performance to date came at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships where he reached the semifinals before being beaten by Rafael Nadal in straight sets.
Reilly Opelka is a professional tennis player who has had some success on the ATP tour. She made her debut in 2012 and has since played in several major tournaments including the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open.
Her best performance to date came at the 2019 US Open where she reached the fourth round.
Opelka also competes in doubles with her partner Lisa Raymond and together they have won one title at the French Open in 2019. Outside of tennis,Opelka is a psychology student who plans to pursue a career in sports psychology once she retires from playing professionally.
25. Sebastian Korda
- Korda at the 2021 French Open
Sebastian Korda is a 21-year old American tennis player. He turned pro in 2018 and has since won one title, the Monte Carlo Masters in 2022. Sebastian Korda is known for his powerful two-handed backhand.
In January 2019, he was ranked No 31 in the world by the ATP rankings system. Sebastian Korda is a professional tennis player who has competed in the main tour since 2018.
He made his debut on the ATP Tour at the Australian Open, where he lost in the first round to Andrey Rublev.
Korda then played in France and reached his first career final at Roland Garros, but was defeated by Rafael Nadal. At Wimbledon he again faced Nadal, this time losing in straight sets; however, he did manage to win one doubles title with Mate Pavić during that period.
In November of that year, Korda represented Hungary at the U19 World Championships in Japan where they reached their second consecutive final after defeating Argentina and Croatia en route there.
They eventually lost to Australia 4-1 in what was Sebastian's only senior singles appearance for Hungary so far (he also won a silver medal as part of Hungary's Davis Cup team).
On 27 January 2020, it was announced that Korda had joined forces with American Sam Querrey for 2019 season.
Together they went on to reach two finals - one ATP Masters 1000 event at Indian Wells and another WTA Premier 5 event at Madrid - before parting ways prior to their third attempt at an ATP/WTA Final later that year (the eventual winner being Nikoloz Basilashvili).
Returning stronger than ever for 2020 campaign, Sebastian started things off well by making it all the way through the qualifying rounds of both the Australian Open and French Open without dropping a set before reaching quarterfinal stage each time.
Which unfortunately resulted him having less success against top players afterwards although still managed some noteworthy wins against Robin Haase, Alex Zverev etcetera along the way including unseating.
World No 1 Novak Djokovic from top spot on clay court rankings thereby becoming the Hungarian player with most successful run against top 10 ranked opponents on any surface - male or female.
26. Tommy Paul
- 2023: Australian Open
Tommy Paul is a professional tennis player from the United States. He has won one title and reached a career-high ranking of No. 28 in September 2022. Paul began playing professionally in 2015 and has since compiled an impressive record of 91–79 (53.5%).
His most successful singles season to date was in 2018, when he reached his first Grand Slam semi-final at the French Open before losing to eventual champion Novak Djokovic in straight sets.
Paul also made it all the way to the final of Wimbledon that year, but was defeated by Roger Federer in another close match which went down to the wire; this win helped Federer claim his twelfth Wimbledon Championship title overall.
Outside of major tournaments, Paul usually competes on smaller ATP Challenger tour events where he can play against lower level competition and improve his game further; this strategy seems to be paying off as he recently climbed up several rankings within 12 months. In December 2020,
Tommy Paul announced via social media that he had been diagnosed with testicular cancer – after being initially unaware – however battled through surgery and radiation therapy successfully and is now on track for a full recovery.
With such strong spirits behind him, there's no doubt that Tommy Paul will continue competing at some of world's biggest stages including Roland Garros next month where we'll see if he can finally add an elusive Grand Slam title to his collection.
27. Maxime Cressy
- 2022: French Open
Maxime Cressy is a French professional tennis player who has played on the ATP Tour since 2019. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 8 in August 2018 and also boasts a top 10 doubles ranking with Julien Benneteau.
In September 2018, he made his first appearance at a Grand Slam tournament as part of the France Davis Cup team, where he won two matches to help lead France to their first European Championship title in 25 years.
Prior to turning pro, Cressy attended UCLA where he was captain of the men's tennis team from 2016–2018 and helped lead them to three consecutive NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championships (2017–2019).
Maxime is known for his powerful two-handed backhand which has helped him win over 50% of his matches on tour (48 out of 101) including victories against some of the best players in the world such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
28. Jim Courier
- Australian Open: W (1992, 1993)
- French Open: W (1991, 1992)
- Wimbledon: F (1993)
- US Open: F (1991)
- Tour Finals: F (1991, 1992)
- Grand Slam Cup: QF (1996)
- Olympic Games: 3R (1992)
- Australian Open: 1R (1990)
- French Open: 2R (1989)
- Wimbledon: 3R (1989, 1991)
- US Open: 1R (1989, 1990)
- Davis Cup: W (1992, 1995)
Jim Courier was born on August 17th, 1970 in Sanford, Florida. He turned professional in 1988 and retired in 2000 after winning 14 ATP singles titles including five Grand Slams (Australian Open 1995, French Open 1999, Wimbledon 1999, US Open 2001 and 2002).
In 2005 he became a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. His career record is506-237 (68%).
Jim Courier has played with some of the best players in history such as Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer who all say that he was one of their toughest opponents both on court and off it.
Jim Courier is one of the most successful tennis players ever. He has won six career singles titles and six doubles titles, which ranks him as the 21st-most successful player in history.
Jim Courier was born on October 9, 1964, in Louisiana. He started playing tennis at a young age and quickly became skilled at the sport.
In 1991, Courier reached his first Grand Slam singles final when he competed in the Australian Open against Ivan Lendl. However, he lost to Lendl in three straight sets.
After his unsuccessful attempt to win a Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, Courier turned his attention to winning other tournaments around the world including Wimbledon and US Open.
Where he eventually prevailed both times with victories over Michael Stich and Andre Agassi respectively (both men are now retired).
During his illustrious career, Jim Courier also represented Australia multiple times at Olympic games (1992 & 1996) where he finished 3rd overall behind Boris Becker & Stefan Edberg respectively.
Impressive feat considering that only two Australians had ever qualified for an Olympics before him.
Jim Courier announced his retirement from professional tennis following victory over Sergiy Stakhovsky during quarterfinals of 2017 Rogers Cup - ending one of greatest careers by any male player EVER.
29. Mackenzie McDonald
- 2015: NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship
McDonald is a 27-year-old American professional tennis player. He was born in Piedmont, California, in 1995. McDonald turned pro in 2016 and has played on the ATP World Tour and the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 circuit.
McDonald has won zero ATP World Tour singles titles but has made some big runs in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches. McDonald is coached by Robby Ginepri.
Mackenzie McDonald is a professional tennis player who has achieved some success in the past.
She has competed in the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. She has also won one doubles title. She is currently ranked 90th in the world. Mackenzie McDonald is a promising player who is likely to continue to improve in the future.
30. Ben Shelton
- 2016: USTA junior national championship
Ben Shelton is a 20-year-old left-handed American tennis player who turned pro in 2022. Shelton has won five singles titles on the ITF junior circuit. Shelton reached his first ATP singles final in June 2019, where he lost to Roger Federer in three sets.
Shelton is a member of the United States Davis Cup team. Shelton is coached by Bryan Shelton. Ben Shelton is a professional tennis player who has been playing the sport for over a decade.
Shelton has had some success in his career, reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open and the quarterfinals of the US Open.
Shelton has also had some success in doubles, reaching the semifinals of the US Open with partner Jordan Thompson. Shelton is currently ranked 44th in the world. Shelton is scheduled to compete in the Australian Open in January 2023.
31. Marcos Giron
- 2014: NCAA Division I Tennis Championships for UCLA
Marcos Giron is a 29-year-old American tennis player. He has played professional tennis since 2014. Giron has a career record of 60-69 (46.5%). He has never won a professional tennis title.
Giron has played in the main draw of the French Open twice, in 2018 and 2022. In both 2018 and 2022, he reached the third round. Giron was ranked 49th in the world in May 2022. He was born in Thousand Oaks, California.
He is a right-handed player. Marcos Giron has been playing professional tennis since he was 16 years old and has been ranked in the top 200 since August of 2022. Marcos Giron has had some success in professional tennis, with two grand slam singles titles and two grand slam doubles titles.
Marcos Giron has also had some success in other tournaments, including two Olympic gold medals. Marcos Giron is currently ranked number 207 in the world and is looking to improve his ranking in the future.
32. Denis Kudla
- 2010: Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Denis Kudla is a Ukrainian-born American professional tennis player. Denis has had a relatively successful career on the ATP World Tour, but has never won a Grand Slam singles title.
Denis reached a career-high ranking of 53 in 2016. Denis is a right-handed player and plays with a two-handed backhand. Denis has had some success in doubles, most notably with Jordan Thompson.
Denis is married to fellow tennis player, Elena Vesnina. Denis has two young children. Denis is currently retired from professional tennis, but is still involved in the sport as a coach. Denis is scheduled to compete in the 2019 French Open.
Denis Kudla is a professional tennis player from the United States. He has won two doubles titles at the French Open, and he is currently ranked at No. 290 in the world. Denis Kudla is a left-handed player, and he has been playing tennis since he was a young boy.
Denis Kudla has had some success in doubles play, winning two titles at the French Open with partner John Isner. Denis Kudla is known for his strong serve, and he has been able to score many points with his strong play in doubles matches.
Denis Kudla is a popular player in the United States, and he is often seen cheering on his fellow countrymen during their tennis matches.
Denis Kudla is a hard worker, and he is always looking to improve his game. He is a dedicated player, and he will continue to work hard to achieve his goals. Denis Kudla is one of the most underrated players in the world, and he deserves to be given more credit for his achievements.
Denis Kudla is a young player with a lot of potential, and he is sure to continue to improve over the next few years.
Denis Kudla is a talented player who is sure to make a name for himself in the tennis world. He is a dedicated player who will continue to work hard to achieve his goals.
33. Steve Johnson
- French Open: (2015, 2017, 2018, 2021)
Steve Johnson is a professional tennis player who has won four titles on the ATP Tour. Johnson was born in Redondo Beach, California, in 1989. Johnson turned pro in 2012 and currently resides in California.
Johnson specializes in playing right-handed, but can also play with two hands. Johnson has a career record of 195-200 in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and has also been successful in Davis Cup. Johnson has been ranked 21st in the world in 2016 and 108th in 2022.
Johnson is currently playing in the ATP World Tour Finals. Johnson has been a consistent performer in the ATP Tour, with two career titles to his name.
Johnson has also enjoyed some success in doubles, winning two Grand Slam titles with partner Mirka Zvonareva. Johnson is known for his hard-hitting play, and is capable of both offensive and defensive play.
Johnson is currently ranked number 39 in the world, and is looking to continue his success in the future.
34. Sam Querrey
- 2009: Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Sam Querrey is a 35-year-old American professional tennis player. He has a career record of 385-330 in singles matches, with 10 titles. He has reached a career-high No.
11 in the ATP Rankings in February 2018. He has won 3 Australian Open titles (2007, 2008, 2013, 2014), and 4 US Open titles (2008, 2009, 2010, 2013). He has also won 4 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles (2007, 2010, 2013, 2017).
He has been a part of the United States Davis Cup team since 2007. He was born in San Francisco, California, in 1987. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2007. He started playing professional tennis in 2006.
He is married to singer-songwriter Carly Querrey. Sam Querrey is a professional tennis player who has played for the United States of America since 2003. Querrey has won five ATP singles titles and five ATP doubles titles.
His best performance at a Grand Slam tournament was at the French Open where he reached the semifinals.
Querrey has also won two Olympic gold medals in men's doubles with Mike Bryan. He announced his retirement from professional tennis in May of this year.
35. Jenson Brooksby
- Australian Open: (2023)
- French Open: (2021, 2022)
- Wimbledon: (2022)
- US Open: (2021)
Jenson Brooksby is a professional tennis player who turned pro in 2021. Brooksby attended Baylor and is a Right-handed player. He has won over US$1.47 million in prize money.
Brooksby has achieved some notable singles results, including a semifinal appearance at the French Open in 2021. Brooksby is currently coached by Joseph Gilbert. Jenson Brooksby is a professional tennis player who has won several titles in his career.
He has most notably won the Australian Open and the French Open in the past. He has also won Wimbledon and the US Open in doubles. He is currently ranked 36th in the world.
He is a very solid player who can win any match. He has a great attitude on and off the court and is a great role model for young tennis players.
He is a very popular player among his fans. He is a very hard worker and always puts in the extra effort during practice and tournaments. He is a great ambassador for tennis and is always willing to share his advice with young tennis players.
36. Andy Roddick
- Australian Open: (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009)
- French Open: (2009)
- Wimbledon: (2004, 2005, 2009)
- US Open:(2003)
Roddick is a tennis legend, having won 38 singles championships, including six grand slam titles. He retired from professional tennis in 2012, but continues to play on the tour as a part-time player.
Roddick has two children with his wife Brooklyn Decker. He is a devout Christian and has spoken about his faith in the media.
Roddick has been coached by Tarik Benhabiles, Brad Gilbert, Dean Goldfine, and John Roddick.
Roddick is a philanthropist, donating money to a number of charities. In 2016, he announced his return to professional tennis, this time as a part-time player. Roddick is a popular figure in the Austin, Texas, community.
He is a respected commentator on tennis matches. Andy Roddick is a two-time US Open champion and a nine-time Grand Slam singles champion.
Roddick has also won numerous doubles titles. The 2006 Wimbledon champion retired from professional tennis in 2013.
Roddick has a career record of 68 wins and 51 losses. Roddick is a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Andy Roddick was born on December 17, 1978, in Dallas, Texas.
The 6'4" Roddick has an intriguing career that has spanned over 20 years. Andy Roddick currently resides in Austin, Texas.
37. Jack Sock
- 2014: Wimbledon Championships
Jack Sock is a professional tennis player who has competed on the ATP World Tour since 2011. Sock has won four ATP World Tour titles, including the 2017 Australian Open.
Sock also has four career Grand Slam singles titles, including the 2017 Australian Open. Sock is currently ranked 143rd in the ATP World Tour. Sock is a right-handed player who primarily plays with a two-handed backhand.
Sock was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. Sock is married to his wife, Megan, and has two young children. Sock is a Christian and often speaks about his faith in public. Sock is a member of the United States Davis Cup team.
Jack Sock is a professional tennis player from the United States. He has been playing since 2009 and has won several singles and doubles titles. Sock has participated in several Grand Slam tournaments, including the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open.
He has also won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in mixed doubles. Jack Sock is currently ranked No. 47 in the world.
He is a two-time ATP World Tour Finals champion and has also won several other tournaments, including the Australian Open and the French Open.
Jack Sock is a consistent player, having competed in 68.1% of his career matches. He is a good doubles player, too, having won 17 titles in that category.
Jack Sock is known for his powerful shots and quick reflexes. He is a hard worker and is always looking for ways to improve his game.
38. Don Budge
- 1936: U.S. Championships
- 1937: Wimbledon
- 1937: U.S. Championships
Budge was born in Oakland, California in 1915. Budge turned pro in 1938 and retired in 1961. Budge was the No. 1 ranked player in the world from 1937-1939.
Budge won 43 singles titles during his career. Budge was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1964. Budge is best known for his success in the doubles event.
Budge passed away in 2000 at the age of 84. Don Budge is most famously remembered as one of the most successful and consistent tennis players of all time. He won 38 professional singles titles and 15 mixed doubles titles, among other accolades.
Budge was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1901. After a successful amateur career, he turned professional in 1929. Budge quickly became one of the most successful players in the world, and won 38 professional singles titles and 15 mixed doubles titles.
He also reached the final of the US Open in 1937 and 1938. Budge retired from professional tennis in 1942, and continued to play in minor tournaments until his death in 1974. He remains the only player to win all four major singles titles. Budge was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1978.
He is also a member of the United States Tennis Association Hall of Fame.
39. Brandon Nakashima
- 2022: Wimbledon Championships
Brandon Nakashima is a 21-year-old American professional tennis player. He has played on the ATP World Tour for the past two years and has won one title so far.
Brandon is a right-handed player and plays with two hands. Brandon was born in San Diego, California in 2001. He attended the University of Virginia and joined the ATP World Tour in 2019.
Brandon has won 58.5% of his matches on the ATP World Tour and in Grand Slam main draw matches. Brandon is currently ranked No. 129 in the world. He has won one singles title so far, at the Portugal Open in 2019.
Brandon is a member of the United States Davis Cup team. Brandon Nakashima is a professional tennis player who has competed on the ATP tour. Nakashima has had some success in doubles, but has not achieved as much as he has in singles.
Nakashima has won one singles title on the ATP tour and has also won four doubles titles. Nakashima is a versatile player, able to play both singles and doubles. Nakashima is currently ranked 46th on the ATP tour. Nakashima is a promising tennis player with a lot of potential.
40. J.J. Wolf
- Australian Open: (2023)
- French Open : (2020)
- US Open :(2020, 2022)
Jeffery John Wolf is a 24-year-old American tennis player. He turned professional in 2019. 2. Wolf is a right-hander and plays with a two-handed backhand.
3. He has a career-high singles ranking of No. 382 and a career-high doubles ranking of No. 142. 4. Wolf has won two singles titles and three doubles titles on the ATP Tour.
5. He was a semifinalist at the 2019 US Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. 6. Wolf was a finalist at the 2020 Australian Open and the 2020 Cannes Open. 7. He is a member of the United States Davis Cup team.
8. Wolf was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1998. 9. He attended Ohio State University. J.J. Wolf is a professional tennis player who has competed on the ATP World Tour since 2013. Wolf has a career record of 25-23, with two titles to his name in doubles.
Wolf has made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open twice, as well as the third round of the French Open and the US Open. Wolf has also enjoyed some success in doubles, with a career record of 0-1. Wolf is currently ranked No. 39 on the ATP World Tour.
Wolf is a strong server and can score a lot of points on his opponents. Wolf is a determined player and will not give up easily. Wolf is a very versatile player and can play any type of tennis. Wolf is a very good sportsman and enjoys playing tennis.
41. Michael Mmoh
- Australian Open: (2023)
- French Open: (2020, 2022)
- Wimbledon: (2018)
- US Open : (2020)
Michael Mmoh is a 25-year old American tennis player who turned professional in 2016. He has 16 wins and 30 losses in his career. Mmoh plays right-handed but has a two-handed backhand.
He is from Bradenton, Florida, and is of Saudi Arabian descent. Mmoh is coached by Zack Evenden. Mmoh has never won a title in his career. Michael Mmoh is a professional tennis player from Cameroon.
He has competed in the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open. His best result in a Grand Slam was reaching the third round of the Australian Open in 2019. In doubles, he has competed in the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open.
His best result in a Grand Slam was reaching the semifinals of the US Open in 2019 with Jean-Julien Rojer. He has won three singles titles and four doubles titles. He is currently ranked 82nd in the world. Michael Mmoh was born on 20 February 2023.
42. Tennys Sandgren
- 2022: French Open
Tennys Sandgren is a professional tennis player from the United States. He has competed in the ATP Tour and the Grand Slam main draw and has won one title.
Tennys Sandgren was born in 1991 in Gallatin, Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee and turned professional in 2011.
Tennys Sandgren's career record is 47–75 in singles matches, with 38.5% of his wins coming at ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw events.
His only title to date is at the 2019 French Open. Tennys Sandgren is currently ranked 409th in the ATP rankings. He has played in the past few Grand Slams and has not progressed very far.
Tennys Sandgren is a right-handed player who plays two-handed backhand. Tennys Sandgren is a professional tennis player who has competed in the ATP World Tour.
Tennys Sandgren has won two ATP World Tour singles titles, both in the 2018 season. Tennys Sandgren has also won two ATP World Tour doubles titles, both in the 2018 season.
Tennys Sandgren has had a career-high singles ranking of 115th place in January of this year. Tennys Sandgren has a career-high doubles ranking of 54th place in September of this year.
Tennys Sandgren is originally from the United States of America. Tennys Sandgren is currently ranked 454th in the world. Tennys Sandgren is a left-handed player. Tennys Sandgren is scheduled to compete in the Australian Open in January of next year.
43. Arthur Ashe
- 1975: ABN World Tennis Tournament i
Arthur Ashe was an American tennis player who won numerous titles in the Open Era. He was particularly successful in the 1970s, becoming the first man to win two singles titles at the French Open.
Ashe also won two Wimbledon titles, as well as the 1975 ABN World Tennis Tournament. He retired in 1980, but continued to play exhibition matches until his death in 1993. Ashe was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985.
His legacy continues to be recognised by the award of the Arthur Ashe Trophy, which is given to the male player of the year in professional tennis. Ashe was a tennis superstar and one of the greatest players of all time. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1936 and began playing tennis at a young age.
Ashe won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, including seven titles at the Australian Open, four titles at the French Open, three titles at Wimbledon, and two titles at the US Open.
He also won doubles titles at the Australian Open and Wimbledon, as well as the US Open with Jimmy Connors. Ashe was a long-time Davis Cup captain and won the competition three times.
He retired from professional tennis in 1981, but continued to play in exhibition matches until his death in 2003. Ashe was posthumously inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006. He was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2003.
44. Christopher Eubanks
- 2022: BNP Paribas Primrose
- Australian Open: (2023)
- French Open: (2020)
- Wimbledon: (2019, 2022)
- US Open: (2022)
Christopher Eubanks is a 26-year-old American tennis player. Eubanks has a career record of 11-27, but has had some good moments, including a semifinal appearance at the Australian Open in 2018.
Eubanks turned professional in October 2017. He is a right-handed player, but can also play the one-handed backhand. Eubanks attended Georgia Tech, where he played on the tennis team. Eubanks has never won a professional title, but has made some semifinal appearances.
He is now ranked No. 102 in the world. Eubanks plans to continue playing professionally for as long as he can. He is a highly-rated player, and is seen as a contender for the top ranking in the future. Christopher Eubanks is a professional tennis player who has competed on the ATP Tour for over a decade.
He has reached a career-high ranking of No. 182 in September 2020. Christopher Eubanks has competed in the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open, but has yet to win a Grand Slam title. He has teamed up with other professional tennis players to compete in the doubles event at the Grand Slams.
Christopher Eubanks has a career-high doubles ranking of No. 11 in August 2020. He and his partner, Rajeev Ram, reached the semifinals of the US Open that year.
Christopher Eubanks is from the United States and is of Jamaican descent. He first picked up a tennis racquet when he was just seven years old. Christopher Eubanks has been a part of the Jamaican national team for a number of years.
He has competed in both the Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions. Christopher Eubanks is currently in the middle of a campaign to reach the ATP Finals.
He has a chance to win the tournament and earn a spot in the ATP World Tour Finals. Christopher Eubanks is married to fellow professional tennis player, Blair Brown. The couple has two children.
45. Michael Chang
- Spouse: Amber Liu, Student: Kei Nishikori (2014–)
- Last updated on: July 5, 2014.
Chang was born in 1972 in Orange County, California. Chang turned pro in 1988 and retired in 2003. Chang is a two-handed backhand player. Chang has a career record of 662-312 (68.0% in ATP and Grand Prix & Grand Slam level & Davis Cup).
Chang is a six-time Grand Slam champion and a thirteen-time ATP World Tour Masters 1000 champion. Chang was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2008. Chang has been married to Lisa Raymond since 2001. Chang has two children.
Chang currently resides in Orange County, California. Chang was born on September 9, 1967, in Sydney, Australia. He started playing tennis at the age of six, and quickly progressed through the ranks. Chang became a world No. 2 in 1996, and won several Grand Slam singles titles throughout his career.
He also won doubles titles with partner Andy Roddick. Chang retired from professional tennis in 2003, but continued to coach and work as a commentator. Chang has since married Amber Liu, and the couple have a child. Chang is now retired from all professional activities, but continues to work as a commentator and coach.
Chang is a popular figure in tennis, and is often mentioned as one of the best players of all time.
46. Tony Trabert
- Australian Open: SF (1955)
- French Open: W (1954, 1955)
- Wimbledon: W (1955)
- US Open: W (1953, 1955)
Tony Trabert was an American professional tennis player who was most successful in the early 1960s. He was known for his powerful serve and one-handed backhand.
Trabert reached the No. 1 ranking in 1953. He participated in the Australian Open three times and the French Open twice. Trabert retired in 1963. His survivors include his wife and two daughters.
Trabert passed away on February 3, 2021 at the age of 90. Tony Trabert was a professional tennis player who achieved some notable doubles successes during his career.
He first came to prominence as a doubles player with partner Dick Savitt, winning the Wimbledon men's doubles title in 1954.
Trabert went on to win the French Open men's doubles title with Raoul Moina in 1955, and the US Open men's doubles title with Ken Rosewall in 1955.
He also won the Australian Open men's doubles title with Dick Savitt in 1955. Trabert retired from professional tennis in 1961. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1973.
He died in 2003. Tony Trabert was a two-time Wimbledon men's doubles champion (1954, 1955) and a two-time US Open men's doubles champion (1953, 1955).
47. Jennifer Brady
- 2019: Open de Limoges
Brady was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1995. Brady turned pro in 2014 and has since gone on to win one singles title. Brady is a right-handed player who primarily uses a two-handed backhand.
Brady has a career record of 241–165 (59.4%). Brady has won one grand slam singles event, the Australian Open in 2021. Brady is currently ranked No. 13 in the world. Brady is an active player who often competes in tournaments.
Jennifer Brady is a Tennis player who has won numerous titles and accolades in her career. Brady has been a part of Fed Cup teams in the past, but has yet to win a single match.
Brady has been a part of the WTA Tour for over a decade, and has won numerous doubles titles with her partner, Caroline Wozniacki.
Brady is currently ranked No. 44 on the WTA Tour, and is looking to make more progress in her career. Brady has also played in the Olympics, and was a part of the Australian Women's Team that competed in the 2020 games.
Brady is a hard worker on and off the court, and is constantly looking to improve her game. Brady is a great ambassador for the sport of Tennis, and is highly respected by her peers and fans.
48. Aleksandar Kovacevic
- 2023: Cleveland Open.
Aleksandar Kovacevic is a young American tennis player who turned pro in 2021. Aleksandar Kovacevic is best known for his strong one-handed backhand. Aleksandar Kovacevic has had some success on the ATP Tour, with a record of 3-2.
Aleksandar Kovacevic has also had some success in Davis Cup, with a record of 2-1. Aleksandar Kovacevic is currently a student at Illinois. Aleksandar Kovacevic is expected to compete at the ATP Tour level for many years to come. Aleksandar Kovacevic is a Serbian professional tennis player.
He has a career-high ranking of No. 122 and has not won a singles title. Kovacevic has never made it past the second round at a Grand Slam tournament. Kovacevic has won one doubles title with current partner Jiri Vesely. Kovacevic made his Davis Cup debut in 2019. Kovacevic is a left-handed player.
Kovacevic was born on November 12, 1991. Kovacevic is coached by his father, Dragan. Kovacevic is a member of the Serbian Davis Cup team. Kovacevic is a product of the tennis academy at Tennis Club Novi Sad.
49. Bill Johnston
- Wimbledon: (1923)
- US Open: W (1921)
Bill Johnston was born on November 2, 1894 in San Francisco, California. Johnston turned pro in 1913 and retired in 1928. Johnston won 350 singles matches and 51 doubles matches.
Johnston is a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Johnston died on May 1, 1946 in San Francisco, California. Bill Johnston was born in 1899 in Scotland and became a tennis champion in the early 1920s.
Johnston won several singles and doubles titles and was a part of the first Davis Cup team in 1920. Johnston retired in the late 1920s and later served as a coach. Johnston was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1979.
Johnston died in 1984.
50. Frank Parker
- French Open: W (1949)
- Wimbledon: W (1949)
- US Open: W (1943)
Frank Parker was a professional tennis player who achieved notable success in the late 1940s and early 1950s. His career was cut short by a knee injury in 1971, but he remained a popular player among fans.
Parker is mostly remembered for his singles success, which saw him win seven Grand Slam singles titles. He was also a two-time doubles champion, and he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1966.
Frank Parker is a Hall of Fame member and Milwaukee Bucks basketball player Lew Alcindor's godfather. Parker is also the father of actor and comedian Parker Posey.
He died on July 24, 1997 at the age of 81. Parker was born on December 10, 1907, in Birmingham, England.
Parker turned professional in 1935 and won his first professional tournament in 1937. Parker won his first Grand Slam singles title in 1948 at the French Open.
Parker also won the Wimbledon singles title in 1949. Parker won the US Open singles title in 1945 and the US Pro singles title in 1950.
Parker played on the Davis Cup team in 1937 and 1948. Parker retired from professional tennis in 1960. Parker was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 1968. Parker died on March 1, 1988.
51. Stan Smith
- Australian Open: W (1970)
- French Open: F (1971, 1974)
- Wimbledon: F (1972, 1974, 1980, 1981)
- US Open: W (1968, 1974, 1978, 1980)
Stan Smith is one of the most successful male tennis players of all time and is widely considered one of the greatest one-handed backhand players of all time.
Stan Smith was born in Pasadena, California in 1946 and turned pro in 1969. Stan Smith has 64 career titles, including 48 Open Era titles. Stan Smith has achieved a career ranking of No.
1. Stan Smith retired from professional tennis in 1985. Stan Smith has been a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame since 1987. Stan Smith has remained active in tennis after retirement, coaching and officiating.
Stan Smith has two sons, both of whom are professional tennis players. Stan Smith is currently retired and living in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Stan Smith is one of the most successful tennis players of all time. He has won 54 career titles and was ranked No.
1 for a total of 331 weeks. Stan Smith was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1938. He started playing tennis when he was just six years old and quickly became a top player.
In the early days of his career, Smith often played against players much older than him, and he learned a lot from them.
He won his first major title in 1970 at the Australian Open. He went on to win the French Open and Wimbledon in 1971 and 1972, respectively.
Smith then won the US Open in 1971, and continued his success by winning the WCT Finals in 1973. In 1980, he became the first player ever to win all four Grand Slam singles titles.
Smith retired from the professional circuit in 1981, but continued to play in tournaments until his death in 2002.
He is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Stan Smith is a respected figure within the tennis community, and he gives back to the sport by coaching young players. He is truly a legend in the sport.
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These players have helped make the sport immensely popular and have set the bar high for future American tennis stars.
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