Male Tennis Players

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 1 
Roger Federer
(Tennis player)

Roger Federer
49
Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Widely regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time, Roger Federer has won the most number of men's Grand Slam singles titles. He is the only person to be honored with the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award on four occasions. Despite enduring several injuries, Federer continues to dominate the tennis court.

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Novak Djokovic
(Tennis player)

Novak Djokovic
41
Birthdate: May 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Widely considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Novak Djokovic is currently third in the list of number of Grand Slam singles titles won by male players. He is known for his powerful two-handed backhand and his service returns. Djokovic is also the only player to complete the career Golden Masters and he has achieved this feat twice.

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Rafael Nadal
(Tennis player)

Rafael Nadal
33
Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manacor, Spain

Rafael Nadal is considered to be one of the greatest tennis players ever and is called the king of clay. The Spanish national has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and holds the record of winning 13 French Open Championships. He also has one Australian Open, two Wimbledon and four US Open titles to his name.

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Andre Agassi
(Tennis Player)

Andre Agassi
15
Birthdate: April 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Nicknamed “The Punisher,” former world number 1 tennis player Andre Agassi is an eight-time Grand Slam-winner and an Olympic gold medalist. He is the only male with a "Career Super Slam.” He is married to Steffi Graf. He now donates generously for children’s causes, through the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation.

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Pete Sampras
(Tennis player)

Pete Sampras
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Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Potomac, Maryland, United States

Former professional tennis player, Pete Sampras, became the winner of 14 Grand Slam singles titles during his career. He was ranked world No. 1 in 1993 and held the record for 286 weeks. Nicknamed “Pistol Pete,” the player was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007.

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John McEnroe
(Tennis player)

John McEnroe
15
Birthdate: February 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany

Widely regarded as one of the greatest American tennis players of all time, John McEnroe helped the US team win five Davis Cup titles. McEnroe is also known for his confrontational on-court behavior. His infamous bad temper on court was parodied in satirical TV programs, such as Spitting Image and Not the Nine O'Clock News.

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Björn Borg
(Tennis Player)

Björn Borg
12
Birthdate: June 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Regarded as one of the best tennis players from Sweden, Björn Borg won 11 Grand Slam singles titles during his playing career. He started off as a teenage sensation and helped popularize tennis during the 1970s. The 2017 film Borg vs McEnroe was inspired by his rivalry against John McEnroe.

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 8 
Andy Roddick
(Tennis player)

Andy Roddick
12
Birthdate: August 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Former world number 1 tennis player Andy Roddick is best known for his US Open win in 2003. He reached the finals of three Wimbledon championships and US Open 2006, only to be defeated by Roger Federer each time. Following his retirement, he focused on his non-profit, Andy Roddick Foundation

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Alexander Zverev
(Tennis player)

Alexander Zverev
13
Birthdate: April 20, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

Alexander Zverev is a German tennis player. He won the 2018 ATP Finals, becoming the youngest champion at the year-end championship in 10 years. Zverev won the gold medal in the singles event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Alexander Zverev's backhand play is often regarded as one of the best in the game.

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Dominic Thiem
(Tennis player)

Dominic Thiem
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Birthdate: September 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria

The second-highest ranked Austrian tennis player of all time, Dominic Thiem became the first Austrian to win the singles title at a US Open when he came back from two sets down to beat Alexander Zverev in the 2020 US Open final. At the 2019 BNP Paribas Open, he defeated Roger Federer to win his first Masters 1000 title.

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Arthur Ashe
(Tennis Player)

Arthur Ashe
5
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6, 1993
Tennis player Arthur Ashe is best remembered for his three Grand Slam singles wins. He became the first Black player to be named to the U.S. Davis Cup team. He contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion during a bypass surgery and devoted his final years to AIDS awareness campaigns.

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Boris Becker
(Tennis Player)

Boris Becker
8
Birthdate: November 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leimen, Germany

Boris Becker is a German former tennis player who has three Wimbledons, one US Open, and two Australian Open titles under his belt. He also won an Olympic gold medal in men's doubles in 1992. Becker, who had a successful start to his career, struggled to cope with his early fame and success; he retired at the age of 31.

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Juan Martín del Potro
(Tennis player)

Juan Martín del Potro
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Birthdate: September 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina

Juan Martín del Potro is an Argentine tennis player best known for winning the 2009 US Open after defeating Roger Federer in the final. He also helped his team win the prestigious Davis Cup in 2016. One of the greatest Argentine players of all time, Juan Martín del Potro also won Olympic bronze and silver in 2012 and 2016 respectively. 

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Rod Laver
(Tennis player)

Rod Laver
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Birthdate: August 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rockhampton, Australia

Australian former tennis player Rod Laver is widely regarded to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He was ranked world No. 1 in nine different years. He holds 200 singles titles--the most in tennis history. He excelled on a variety of court surfaces: grass, clay, hard, carpet, and wood/parquet. The Laver Cup Tournament is named after him.

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Jimmy Connors
(Tennis Player)

Jimmy Connors
6
Birthdate: September 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belleville, Illinois, United States

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Ivan Lendl
(Tennis player)

Ivan Lendl
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Birthdate: March 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ostrava, Czechia

Born to professional tennis players, Czech-American tennis legend Ivan Lendl has eight Grand Slam titles under his belt. Known for his topspin groundstrokes, he later turned coach and was responsible for three Grand Slams of Andy Murray. Lendl also has a few Celebrity Tour golf wins in his kitty.

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Bobby Riggs
(Tennis player)

Bobby Riggs
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Birthdate: February 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 25, 1995

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Goran Ivanisevic
(Tennis Player)

Goran Ivanisevic
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Birthdate: September 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Split, Croatia
The first Croat to win a Wimbledon men’s singles, Goran Ivanisevic also remains the only player to win the title on a wild card. His rankings improved dramatically from 125th to 16th after his Wimbledon triumph in 2001. Interestingly, the tennis star is also a skilled football player.

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Michael Chang
(Tennis player)

Michael Chang
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Birthdate: February 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

Michael Chang is an American retired professional tennis player. Chang became the youngest male player in Grand Slam history to win a major title when he won the 1989 French Open at the age of 17. In 2008, he was made an inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Since 2014, Chang has been coaching Japanese player Kei Nishikori.

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Stan Wawrinka
(Tennis player)

Stan Wawrinka
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Birthdate: March 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Stan Wawrinka is a Swiss tennis player who has won three Grand Slam titles so far in his career. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Wawrinka won the gold medal for Switzerland in the doubles event along with teammate Roger Federer. At the 2014 Davis Cup, Stan Wawrinka played a key role in the Swiss team's victory.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas
(Tennis player)

Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Birthdate: August 12, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek to win any ATP World Tour title, with his 2018 Stockholm Open win. He is the youngest player to be featured on ATP’s top 10 list and has recorded a career-high global ranking of No. 5, thus becoming the highest-ranked Greek tennis player ever.

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Fred Perry
(Tennis player)

Fred Perry
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Birthdate: May 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockport, England
Died: February 2, 1995

Fred Perry was a British tennis player. A former world No. 1, Perry won three successive Wimbledon Championships from 1934. He won eight Grand Slam tournaments, including a Career Grand Slam. He was the first player and only British player to date to achieve a Career Grand Slam. Also a table tennis player, Perry was the world champion in 1929.

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Andy Murray
(Tennis Player)

Andy Murray
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Birthdate: May 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

One of the best British professional tennis players of all time, Andy Murray is popularly known as the Great Scot since he was born in Scotland. He is the only tennis player to have won two Olympic gold medals in singles competition. Also known for his charitable work, Andy Murray has played key roles in raising money for many charity organizations.

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Jim Courier
(Tennis player)

Jim Courier
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Birthdate: August 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sanford, Florida, United States

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Grigor Dimitrov
(Tennis player)

Grigor Dimitrov
5
Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria

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Stefan Edberg
(Tennis player)

Stefan Edberg
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Birthdate: January 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Västervik, Sweden

Swedish former tennis player Stefan Edberg was once the world No. 1 professional tennis player (in both singles and doubles). He won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles, besides the Masters Grand Prix. Following his retirement from professional tennis, he began playing competitive squash and became an elite player in Sweden. 

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Mats Wilander
(Tennis player)

Mats Wilander
5
Birthdate: August 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Växjö, Sweden

Mats Wilander is a former tennis player who won seven Grand Slam singles titles from 1982 to 1988. A former world No. 1, Wilander is one of six men to have emerged victorious in Grand Slam singles tournaments on hard courts, grass courts, and clay courts. In 2002, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. 

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Ilie Năstase
(Tennis player)

Ilie Năstase
4
Birthdate: July 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

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Matteo Berrettini
(Tennis player)

Matteo Berrettini
5
Birthdate: April 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Matteo Berrettini is an Italian tennis player who is currently the best-ranked Italian according to the ATP Rankings. Matteo Berrettini created history in 2021 when he became the first Italian to reach a Wimbledon Championship final where he lost against the two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic. An aggressive player, Matteo Berrettini is known for his forehand, strong serve, and speed.

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Marin Čilić
(Čilić has won 20 ATP Tour singles Titles)

Marin Čilić
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Birthdate: September 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Međugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Gaël Monfils
(Tennis star who reached the number-seven world ranking)

Gaël Monfils
8
Birthdate: September 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France

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Richard Williams
(Tennis coach)

Richard Williams
7
Birthdate: February 14, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

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John Isner
(Tennis player)

John Isner
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Birthdate: April 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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Félix Auger-Aliassime
(Tennis player)

Félix Auger-Aliassime
4
Birthdate: August 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

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Ken Rosewall
(Tennis player)

Ken Rosewall
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Birthdate: November 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Throughout his 25-year illustrious career, Australian tennis legend Ken Rosewall has won 18 Grand Slams, including 8 singles titles. Known for his 5’7” lean frame, he was nicknamed Muscles by his teammates, apparently, for the lack of them. The son of a grocer, he had begun playing tennis at age 3.

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Denis Shapovalov
(Tennis Player)

Denis Shapovalov
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Birthdate: April 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

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Pat Rafter
(Tennis player)

Pat Rafter
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Birthdate: December 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia

Pat Rafter became the first Australian male in the Open Era to win consecutive US Open titles. The former ATP singles number 1 is also the only person with an undefeated record against tennis legend Roger Federer and is remembered for his politeness and his habit of saying “Sorry, mate.”

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Nick Kyrgios
(Tennis player)

Nick Kyrgios
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Birthdate: April 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios, who has had a career-best singles ranking of 13, has also been part of a few controversies. During a 2019 Wimbledon match, he apparently deliberately hit Rafael Nadal with a ball, straight in the chest, and later defended his actions, saying it was completely fair.

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
(Tennis player)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
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Birthdate: April 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Le Mans, France

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Jack Sock
(Tennis Player)

Jack Sock
5
Birthdate: September 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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Gustavo Kuerten
(Tennis player)

Gustavo Kuerten
6
Birthdate: September 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florianópolis, Brazil

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Kei Nishikori
(Tennis player)

Kei Nishikori
7
Birthdate: December 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Matsue, Shimane, Japan

Kei Nishikori scripted history when he became the first male Japanese tennis player to make it to the top 40 of the ATP rankings, the second to be in the singles top 5, and the first to make it to a Grand Slam final. He has also won an Olympic bronze.

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Kevin Anderson
(Tennis player)

Kevin Anderson
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Birthdate: May 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Kevin Anderson is a South African tennis player who became the fifth-ranked player in the world in 2018. He is the first South African player to be ranked in the top five since 1985 when Kevin Curren was ranked fifth in the world. Anderson has reached two Grand Slam finals; US Open (2017) and Wimbledon (2018).

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Roy Emerson
(Tennis player)

Roy Emerson
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Birthdate: November 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blackbutt, Australia

Roy Emerson is a former tennis player from Australia. A former world No. 1, Emerson won 16 Grand Slam doubles titles and 12 Grand Slam singles titles, which includes a career Grand Slam in both singles and doubles. Emerson went on to achieve another career Grand Slam, becoming the first man to complete a double career Grand Slam in singles.

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Guillermo Vilas
(Tennis player, No. 1 of the Grand Prix seasons in 1974, 1975 and 1977)

Guillermo Vilas
8
Birthdate: August 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mar del Plata, Argentina

 46 
Lleyton Hewitt
(Tennis player)

Lleyton Hewitt
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Birthdate: February 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Lleyton Hewitt is an Australian professional tennis player and a former world No. 1. He has won one Wimbledon, one U.S. Open and one U.S. Open doubles title. The son of a sportsman, he developed an early interest in different kinds of sports and decided to pursue tennis professionally. He has been involved in several controversies. 

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Taylor Fritz
(Tennis player)

Taylor Fritz
4
Birthdate: October 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

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Diego Schwartzman
(Tennis player)

Diego Schwartzman
5
Birthdate: August 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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René Lacoste
(Tennis player)

René Lacoste
5
Birthdate: July 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 12, 1996

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David Ferrer
(Tennis Player)

David Ferrer
5
Birthdate: April 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Xàbia, Alicante, Spain

David Ferrer is a Spanish retired tennis player best known for his efforts that earned Spain the prestigious Davis Cup in 2008, 2009, and 2011. A former world No. 3, Ferrer won several tournaments except a Grand Slam event. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most popular players not to have won a Grand Slam event.