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Since moving uto Newport, home of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, I figured I would watch the special on the Top 100 Greatest Tennis Players of All Time.  Most of which I have never heard of but the majority our from my generation.  Pretty interesting….

 

http://www.tennischannel.com/goat/gallery4.aspx

 

100 Greatest of All Time
Rank Player Rank Player
100 Michael Chang, M, USA 50 Tony Trabert, M, USA
99 Ann Haydon Jones, F, GBR 49 Ilie Nastase, M, ROM
98 Henry Bunny Austin, M, GBR 48 Frank Sedgman, M, AUS
97 Pat Cash, M, AUS 47 Jean Borotra, M, FRA
96 Manuel Orantes, M, ESP 46 Henri Cochet, M, FRA
95 Thomas Muster, M, AUT 45 Kim Clijsters, F, BEL
94 Andy Roddick, M, USA 44 Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, F, ESP
93 Nicola Pietrangeli, M, ITA 43 Lindsay Davenport, F, USA
92 Svetlana Kuznetsova, F, RUS 42 Jim Courier, M, USA
91 Shirley Fry Irvin, F, USA 41 Guillermo Vilas, M, ARG
90 Bill Johnston, M, USA 40 Novak Djokovic, M, SRB
89 Dorothea Lambert Chambers, F, GBR 39 Althea Gibson, F, USA
88 Amelie Mauresmo, F, FRA 38 Maria Bueno, F, BRA
87 Mary Pierce, F, FRA 37 Evonne Goolagong Cawley, F, AUS
86 Tony Wilding, M, NZL 36 Rene Lacoste, M, FRA
85 Yannick Noah, M, FRA 35 Pancho Gonzalez, M, USA
84 Norman Brookes, M, AUS 34 Jack Kramer, M, USA
83 Jan Kodes, M, CZE 33 Mats Wilander, M, SWE
82 Yevgeny Kafelnikov, M, RUS 32 Lew Hoad, M, AUS
81 Vic Seixas, M, USA 31 John Newcombe, M, AUS
80 Marat Safin, M, RUS 30 Martina Hingis, F, SUI
79 Gabriela Sabatini, F, ARG 29 Helen Wills Moody Roark, F, USA
78 Ashley Cooper, M, AUS 28 Arthur Ashe, M, USA
77 Molla Mallory, F, USA 27 Maureen Connolly Brinker, F, USA
76 William Renshaw, M, GBR 26 Justine Henin, F, BEL
75 Pauline Betz Addie, F, USA 25 Stefan Edberg, M, SWE
74 Tony Roche, M, AUS 24 Suzanne Lenglen, F, FRA
73 Jaroslav Drobny, M, CZE 23 Fred Perry, M, GBR
72 Gottfried Von Cramm, M, GER 22 Venus Williams, F, USA
71 Maria Sharapova, F, RUS 21 Boris Becker, M, GER
70 Patrick Rafter, M, AUS 20 Ken Rosewall, M, AUS
69 Louise Brough, F, USA 19 Monica Seles, F, USA
68 Helen Hull Jacobs, F, USA 18 Ivan Lendl, M, CZE
67 Fred Stolle, M, AUS 17 Roy Emerson, M, AUS
66 Bobby Riggs, M, USA 16 Bill Tilden, M, USA
65 Pancho Segura, M, ECU 15 Jimmy Connors, M, USA
64 Ellsworth Vines, M, USA 14 Serena Williams, F, USA
63 Lleyton Hewitt, M, AUS 13 John McEnroe, M, USA
62 Hana Mandlikova, F, CZE 12 Andre Agassi, M, USA
61 Neale Fraser, M, USA 11 Don Budge, M, USA
60 Virginia Wade, F, GBR 10 Billie Jean King, F, USA
59 Margaret Osbourne Dupont, F, USA 9 Chris Evert, F, USA
58 Alice Marble, F, USA 8 Margaret Court, F, AUS
57 Jennifer Capriati, F, USA 7 Bjorn Borg, M, SWE
56 Stan Smith, M, USA 6 Rafael Nadal, M, ESP
55 Gustavo Kuerten, M, BRA 5 Pete Sampras, M, USA
54 Manuel Santana, M, ESP 4 Martina Navratilova, F, USA/CZE
53 Tracy Austin, F, USA 3 Steffi Graf, F, GER
52 Jack Crawford, M, AUS 2 Rod Laver, M, AUS
51 Doris Hart, F, USA 1 Roger Federer, M, SUI

 

 

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