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10 Greatest male tennis players of all-time

The influence of time on sport is great. Many top players have come and gone. And it is difficult to compare players of different eras in any sport due to technology changes and higher fitness standards. Despite the challenge Bill De Giulio has formed the list of the 10 greatest male tennis players of all-time.

10. John McEnroe
Turned pro: 1978
Retired: 1992
Career prize money: $12,547,797
71 career titles
7 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 3 Wimbledon, 4 US Open

9. Andre Agassi
Turned pro: 1986
Retired: 2006
Career prize money: $31,152,975
60 career titles
8 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 4 Australian, 1 French, 2 US Open, 1 Wimbledon

8. Jimmy Connors
Turned pro: 1972
Retired: 1996
Career prize money: $8,641,040
109 career titles
8 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 Australian, 2 Wimbledon, 5 US Open

7. Ivan Lendl
Turned pro: 1978
Retired: 1994
Career prize money: $21,262,417
94 career titles
8 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 Australian, 3 French, 3 US Open

6. Novak Djokovic
Turned pro: 2003
Career prize money: $89,164,053
58 career titles
10 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 5 Australian, 3 Wimbledon, 2 US Open

5. Bjorn Borg
• Turned pro: 1973
Retired: 1983
Career prize money: $3,655,751
64 career titles
11 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 6 French, 5 Wimbledon

4. Rafael Nadal
Turned pro: 2001
Career prize money: $74,655,125
67 career titles
14 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 Australian, 9 French, 2 US Open, 2 Wimbledon

3. Rod Laver
Turned pro: 1962
Retired 1979
Career prize money: $1,565,413
200 career titles
11 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 3 Australian, 2 French, 2 US Open, 4 Wimbledon

2. Pete Sampras
Turned pro: 1988
Retired 2002
Career prize money: $43,280,489
64 career titles
14 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 Australian, 7 Wimbledon, 5 US Open

1. Roger Federer
Turned pro: 1998
Career prize money: $95,245,556
88 career titles
17 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 4 Australian, 1 French, 5 US Open, 7 Wimbledon

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