Top 10 Greatest Male Tennis Players In Wimbledon

December 25, 2020 By Sourav


Top 10 Greatest Male Tennis Players In Wimbledon

The Championships, Wimbledon is simply referred to as the Wimbledon. It is the world’s oldest tennis tournament and is also considered the most prestigious tennis tournament. The tournament is held in Wimbledon at the All England Club in Wimbledon and has been accordingly named. Here we have summed up the list of the Greatest Male Tennis Players In Wimbledon.

Top 10 Greatest Male Tennis Players In Wimbledon

It is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments and is currently the only Major being played on grass court. Every year, five major, junior, and invitational events are held each year. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Greatest Male Tennis Players In Wimbledon.

10. Björn Borg

Retired Swedish tennis player Björn Borg won a total of 64 international tennis titles in his career. That also includes 5 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 5 Wimbledon titles in the Open era. Besides, he also holds the tenth spot in our list of the greatest tennis players in Wimbledon. Björn Borg won the Wimbledon championships consecutively in 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980.

He won a total of $3,655,751 as prize money from the international tournaments. Besides, he has a 609–127 win-loss record with an 82.7% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Björn Borg achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 23rd August 1977. One of the richest tennis players of all time, Borg, has achieved his place in the international tennis hall of fame in 1987.

9. Lawrence Doherty

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Lawrence-Doherty

Former British tennis player Lawrence Doherty was born on 8th October 1875 in Wimbledon, England. He then took his last breath at the age of just 43 on 21st August 1919 in Broadstairs, England. He won Wimbledon five times. And now, he also holds the ninth spot in our list of greatest tennis players in Wimbledon.

Lawrence Doherty won the Wimbledon titles consecutively in 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, and 1906. He won all his 5 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. Fans still know him as a marvelous Right-handed player. Moreover, he has achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1898. Lawrence Doherty achieved his place in the international tennis hall of fame in 1980.

8. Reginald Doherty

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Reginald-Doherty

Former British tennis player Reginald Doherty was born on 14th October 1872 in Wimbledon, London, England. He then took his last breath at the age of just 38 on 29th December 1910 in Kensington, England. Doherty won Wimbledon four times. He also holds the eighth spot in our list of greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon.

Reginald Doherty won the Wimbledon titles consecutively in 1897, 1898, 1899, and 1900. He won all his 4 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. He has made his name as one of the best Right-handed players of the post-modern era. Moreover, he has also achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1897. Reginald Doherty achieved his place in the international tennis hall of fame in 1980.

7. Rod Laver

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Rod-Laver

Retired Australian tennis player Rod Laver won a total of 200 (52 listed by ATP) international tennis titles in his career which includes 4 Wimbledon titles. He achieved 2 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era and 2 more in the Open era. He now holds the seventh spot in our list of greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon. Rod Laver won the Wimbledon championships in 1961, 1962, 1968, and 1969.

He won a total of $1,565,413 as prize money from the international tournaments. Besides, he has a 536–136 win-loss record with a 79.8% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Rod Laver achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1961. He has achieved his place in the international tennis hall of fame in 1981.

6. Anthony Wilding

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Anthony-Wilding

Former New Zealand tennis player Anthony Wilding was born on 31st October 1883 in Christchurch, New Zealand, and took his last breath at the age of just 31 on 9th May 1915 in Neuve-Chapelle, France. He won Wimbledon four times. Besides, he now holds the sixth spot in our list of greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon.

Anthony Wilding won the Wimbledon titles consecutively in 1910, 1911, 1912, and 1913, and won all his 4 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. He has made his name as an excellent Right-handed player with single hand backhand. He also achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1911. Anthony Wilding achieved his place in the international tennis hall of fame in 1978.

5. Wilfred Baddeley

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Wilfred-Baddeley

Former British tennis player Wilfred Baddeley was born on 11th January 1872 in Bromley, England, and took his last breath at the age of just 57 on 24th January 1929 in Menton, France. He won Wimbledon three times. Besides, he now holds his place in the fifth spot in our list of greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon.

Wilfred Baddeley won the Wimbledon titles in 1891, 1892, and 1895, and won all his 3 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. He achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1891. He then retired from the professional circuit in 1903. Wilfred Baddeley achieved his place in the international tennis hall of fame in 2013.

4. Boris Becker

Legendary retired German tennis player Boris Becker won a total of 49 international tennis titles in his career which includes 3 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 3 Wimbledon titles in the Open era and is inducted in the fourth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in Wimbledon. Boris Becker won the Wimbledon championships in 1985, 1986, and 1989. He won a total of €18,343,408 as of the prize money from the international tournaments.

Moreover, he has a 713–214 win-loss record with a 76.91% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Boris Becker achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 28th January 1991. He was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 2003.

3. William Renshaw

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William-Renshaw

Former British tennis player William Renshaw was born on 3rd January 1861 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, and took his last breath at the age of just 43 on 12th August 1904 in Swanage, Dorset. He won Wimbledon seven times and is inducted in the third spot in our list of greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon.

William Renshaw won the Wimbledon titles in 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, and 1889, and won all his 7 Wimbledon titles in the Amateur era. He was known as an excellent Right-handed player and also achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1881. William Renshaw was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 1983.

2. Pete Sampras

Retired American tennis player Pete Sampras won a total of 64 international tennis titles in his career which includes 7 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 7 Wimbledon titles in the Open era and is inducted in the second spot in our list of greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon. Pete Sampras won the Wimbledon championships in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000.

He won a total of $43,280,450 as of the prize money from the international tournaments. Besides, he has a 762–222 win-loss record with a 77.43% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Pete Sampras achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 12th April 1993. He was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 2007.

1. Roger Federer

One of the greatest tennis players of all time, Roger Federer, won a total of 102 international tennis titles in his career which includes 7 Wimbledon titles. He achieved all of his 8 Wimbledon titles in the Open era and is inducted in the top spot in our list of top 10 greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon.

Roger Federer won the Wimbledon championships in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, and 2017. He won a total of $90,506,319 as of the prize money from the international tournaments. He has a 1027–233 win-loss record with an 81.51% winning ratio in his active international tennis career. Roger Federer achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 2nd February 2004. Besides, he currently holds the World No.2 Spot as of the recent ranking on 8th June 2015.

These players are noted for establishing themselves as the most famous names in the sport of tennis. They not only have the skill as famous players but also the diligence to hone their talent to gain such huge achievements. How was the list of greatest male tennis players in Wimbledon, let us know in the comments below.

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