Male Tennis Players

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 1 Roger Federer

Roger Federer
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Famous As: Tennis Player
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.

 2 Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 3 Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 4 Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: April 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Vegas
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.

 5 Pete Sampras

Pete Sampras
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Potomac

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.

 6 Andy Murray

Andy Murray
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 7 Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem
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Famous As: Tennis player
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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 8 Björn Borg

Björn Borg
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Famous As: Tennis Player
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.

 9 Andy Roddick

Andy Roddick
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Birthdate: August 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska
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

 10 Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond
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.

 11 Boris Becker

Boris Becker
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Famous As: Former World No. 1 Tennis Star
Birthdate: November 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leimen, West 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.

 12 Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 13 John McEnroe

John McEnroe
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Famous As: Former US Tennis Star
Birthdate: February 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, West 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.

 14 Juan Martín del Potro

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

 15 Jimmy Connors

Jimmy Connors
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: September 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois

 16 Rod Laver

Rod Laver
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rockhampton

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.

 17 Ivan Lendl

Ivan Lendl
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 18 Goran Ivanisevic

Goran Ivanisevic
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Famous As: Tennis Player
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.

 19 Michael Chang

Michael Chang
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 20 Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 12, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens
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.

 21 Jim Courier

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

 22 Grigor Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria

 23 Stefan Edberg

Stefan Edberg
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Famous As: Former Swedish Tennis Star
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. 

 24 Ilie Năstase

Ilie Năstase
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

 25 Fred Perry

Fred Perry
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 26 Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander
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Famous As: Former No 1 Tennis Player
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. 

 27 Ryan Sweeting

Ryan Sweeting
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas
Ryan Sweeting is an American former tennis player who served as a practice partner during the 2006 World Group semifinal for the U.S. Davis Cup team. Sweeting won his only ATP World Tour singles title in 2011 when he defeated Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori in straight sets in the final of the US Men's Clay Court Championship.

 28 Leander Paes

Leander Paes
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: June 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kolkata, India

Leander Paes is an Indian tennis player who has the most doubles wins in the history of Davis Cup. With 10 mixed doubles and eight doubles Grand Slam titles under his belt, Paes is one of the most successful Indian tennis players of all time. Paes is the recipient of India's highest sporting honor, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

 29 Denis Shapovalov

Denis Shapovalov
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: April 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

 30 Matteo Berrettini

Matteo Berrettini
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 31 Marin Čilić

Marin Čilić
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Famous As: Croatian tennis player
Birthdate: September 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 32 Gaël Monfils

Gaël Monfils
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Famous As: French tennis player
Birthdate: September 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris

 33 John Isner

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

 34 Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: December 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Matsue, Shimane, Japan

 35 Daniil Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: February 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Daniil Medvedev is a Russian tennis player who won his first Grand Slam title in 2021 when he defeated Djokovic in straight sets to win the US Open. Standing at 6 feet 6 inches tall, Medvedev became the tallest Grand Slam champion in the history of the Open Era. His height played a decisive role in his US Open victory.

 36 Richard Williams

Richard Williams
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Famous As: Tennis coach
Birthdate: February 14, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

 37 Jamie Murray

Jamie Murray
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: February 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Jamie Murray is a British tennis player who specializes in doubles. A former doubles world No. 1, Jamie Robert Murray has won seven Grand Slam doubles titles so far in his career. The elder brother of Andy Murray, Jamie Murray helped his team win the Davis Cup in 2015; it was Great Britain's first Davis Cup championship in 79 years.

 38 Diego Schwartzman

Diego Schwartzman
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 39 Ken Rosewall

Ken Rosewall
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: November 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 40 Dustin Brown

Dustin Brown
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: December 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Celle, Germany

Dustin Brown is a German tennis player best known for defeating Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal in the second round of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. Renowned for his speed, technique, and entertaining playing style, Dustin Brown is also famous for his dreadlocked hairstyle, which has earned him the nickname Dreddy.

 41 Pat Rafter

Pat Rafter
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: December 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Isa

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.”

 42 Félix Auger-Aliassime

Félix Auger-Aliassime
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 43 Gustavo Kuerten

Gustavo Kuerten
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: September 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florianópolis

 44 Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka
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Famous As: Tennis player
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.

 45 Bobby Riggs

Bobby Riggs
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: February 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: October 25, 1995

 46 Bernard Tomic

Bernard Tomic
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: October 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

 47 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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

 48 Roy Emerson

Roy Emerson
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: November 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blackbutt, Queensland

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.

 49 Lleyton Hewitt

Lleyton Hewitt
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: February 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide

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. 

 50 Guillermo Vilas

Guillermo Vilas
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires