World No 1 Novak Djokovic has won 14 Grand Slam singles title, five ATP Finals title, 32 ATP World Tour Masters 100 series titles, 12 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments, and has held the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for over 200 weeks.
World No 2 Rafael Nadal has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, 33 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, 20 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments, and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles.
World No 3 Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles, six ATP finals, 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, and a record ATP World Tour 500 titles.
However, there are a top ranking in tennis, that these three best tennis players cannot get a spot. It is about the height, and as we no, that one should be given by nature.
Is the height important?
Tennis demanding physical preparedness, especially right now, when tennis has in many ways evolved over the years. Besides, the physical awareness, technology has played a huge role in this evolution; rackets, strings, clothing and training techniques are all responsible for the increased level with which tennis is now played.
According to the research, on average, tall players can serve faster and more effectively than can shorter players. Short players who succeed on tour do so by returning and moving better than taller players.
An inch or two above six feet (a range between 185 and 190 cm) is good, but much more than that is too much. No player above 6’4″ (193 cm, Marat Safin) has ever reached No. 1 in the ATP rankings.
There have certainly been successful tennis players both short and tall throughout history.
Here are Top 10 tallest tennis players in the world.