While the big three of men's tennis—Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic—have dominated the rankings for well over a decade, the pecking order still holds a lot of intrigue. A slew of young players, led by Daniil Medvedev, Dominic Thiem, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Alexander Zverev, have begun to infringe on their territory.
The big three alone account for almost half of all tournament wins since 2004, but there are other players who have been successful at keeping them off balance. Stan Wawrinka, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Grigor Dimitrov, David Ferrer, and Andy Murray are some of the many names that can be added to this list.
Of the top 10 players, only Djokovic, Nadal, Federer, and Stan Wawrinka have won more than one Grand Slam event. The others have one or zero Major titles between them. However, none of these players is willing to give up on the dream of winning multiple Championships.
Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer are all in their 30s, while young guns such as Wawrinka, Tsonga, Dimitrov, Ferrer, and Zverev are starting to make their presence felt on the tour. None of them has been able to dethrone the big three yet, but all of them have something special about them. We'll take a look at who they are below.
The ATP Ranking of the top 50 male tennis players in the world as of October 2020 is based on ranking points.
|Characteristic||World ranking points|
|Djokovic, Novak (SRB)||11,740|
|Nadal, Rafael (ESP)||9,850|
|Thiem, Dominic (AUT)||9,125|
|Roger Federer (SUI)||6,630|
Murray (30), Djokovic (30), Rafael Nadal (soon-to-be 31), Stan Wawrinka (32) and Roger Federer (32) are the current top five, and their ages are as follows: Murray (30), Djokovic (30), Stan Wawrinka (32) and Roger Federer (32). (35). Tennis has a history of producing adolescent major champions, athletes who peak in their early twenties and retire at a younger age than Djokovic and Murray are presently. The only two players currently active were both born in January 1977: Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras.
Younger players who have shown potential but have yet to reach their peaks include Marin Cilic, Grigor Dimitrov, Alexander Zverev, Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas. A number of factors can affect how old players look over time, such as the stress of high-level competition or the effects of drug abuse. Some older players experience delays in physical development or mental clarity that cause them to appear younger than they are because they stop competing at an elite level. Other players remain active well into their thirties but begin to lose match wins or tournament titles.
Thus, the ages of the top tennis players are Murray (30), Djokovic (30), Nadal (31), Wawrinka (32) and Federer (32).
Men's Tennis Singles Rankings
|1 0||Novak Djokovic||9720|
|2 0||Rafael Nadal||9395|
|3 0||Roger Federer||7130|
|4 0||Dominic Thiem||7045|
On and off the court, he is a champion. In the midst of match-fixing rumors and revelations of the use of unscrupulous measures to win matches in tennis, one guy rises strong to guide the tennis community in the right route. Roger Federer has served as an excellent role model for everyone from an adolescent to a professional tennis player.
His achievements in his career have set new standards for others to follow. He is the most successful male tennis player of all time, having won more titles than any other player. His five Grand Slam victories are the most ever achieved by one player.
Federer's dominance on the tour can be attributed to his exceptional skills and work ethic. He always puts himself forward for competition and has never shied away from a challenge. Tennis experts believe that there is no player on the current circuit who can compete with him.
He was born in Switzerland on 30th March 1977 into a family of tennis players. His father, Stefan, was a professional tennis player who won four singles titles and three doubles titles during his career. His mother, Mirjam, was a semifinalist in the women's singles at the Australian Open.
Federer started playing tennis at the age of 3 when his father brought him along to train with them. He went on to become one of the world's top adults by the age of 16, winning his first Grand Slam title at the 2001 Australian Open.