Who are the strongest players in the history of tennis? How has the ATP ranking evolved from 1990 to 2020? How many weeks did Federer, Nadal, Agassi and the others stay first in the ranking? In this article a new in-depth look at the evolution of the ATP ranking from 1990 to 2020 week after week.
Federer, Nadal and Djokovic: the 3 champions of the last 15 years
In this video realized thanks to the data in the ATP Tour date you can see the 10 strongest players from 1990 to 2020. A ranking that since 2004 is mainly dominated by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak ?okovi?. Roger Federer is today the tennis player with the most weeks in first place. The Swiss has a record of 310 weeks as number one in the ATP ranking. Not only that, Federer remained first for 237 consecutive weeks from February 2, 2004 to August 17, 2008. In second place of the total number of weeks to date is Pete Sampras with 286 weeks and Novak Dokovic with 283 weeks. More detached in the ranking Rafael Nadal with 209.
Ranking History of the top 10 Men’s ATP Tennis video ??
Top players in the ATP ranking at the end of the year
Which players were first in the ranking at the end of the year? In this particular ranking the first player several times at the end of the year is Pete Sampras. Sampras leads this ranking with a score of 6. Second in the ranking with 5 years of age are Jimmy Connors, Roger Feder, Novak Dokovic and Rafael Nadal. Sampras finished first in the ATP ranking from 1993 to 1998. Federer from 2004 to 2007 and in 2009. Nadal in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2017 and 2019. Dokovic in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2018.
Some interesting data
Below is the ranking of the top 10 players in the world by number of weeks at the top of the ATP ranking. As already mentioned, Federer, Sampras and Dokovic are in the lead with 310, 286 and 283 weeks. After the first 3 in fourth place there is Ivan Lendl and Jimmy Connors in fifth place with 268 weeks. Nadal is in sixth place with 209. Following McEnroe with 170, Borg in eighth place with 109, Agassi with 101 and Hewitt with 80.
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