1. Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia was born on 5 May 2003 in Spain, Carlos is a Spanish professional tennis player. Carlos won three titles on the ITF Men’s World Tennis Tour in 2018. He won four on the ATP Challenger Tour where he broke the record and got into the 100 ranking in May 2021.
The (ATP) Association of Tennis Professionals has currently ranked him as the world’s No. 1 singles player. where he won six ATP Tour singles titles including two Masters 1000 titles and the 2022 US Open with this title Alcaraz at the age of 19 became the youngest ever men’s world No. 1 player.
In 2022, Alcaraz won his first ATP 500 title at the Rio Open and his first ATP Tour Masters 1000 title at the Miami Open, in the same year in April he won his second ATP 500 title at the Barcelona Open which brought him into the top 10 list, with spectacular hard work and records, Carlos Alcaraz has become the youngest player to achieve the world No. 1 player in the history of the ATP Tour at the year-end.
2. Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal was born on 3 June 1986 in Manacor, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. He is one of the best at breaking serve, he won 16 titles before turning 20, and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has ranked Nadal as the world No. 2 in singles. Rafael has won 92 ATP singles titles, like 36 Masters titles, with 63 of these on clay courts, and won an all-time record 22 Grand Slam men’s singles titles like a record 14 French Open titles.
In the Open Era, Nadal’s 81 consecutive wins on clay are the longest single-surface win streak, he is one of only two men to complete the Career Golden Slam in singles. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics Rafael got Olympic singles gold. Nadal secures six titles at the French Open including an Australian Open title, an Olympic doubles gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics with Marc López, and two US Open titles. He achieved a joint record with Federer and Djokovic at the 2022 Australian Open for most major men’s singles titles, since April 2005, Rafael has appeared in the Top 10 of the ATP rankings. Nadal is the first man to win on three different surfaces clay, hard, and grass in the same year.
Nadal is a recipient of the Grand Cross of Naval Merit, the Order of Dos De Mayo, and the Medal of the City of Paris. In 2011 and 2021, he was the Laureus World Sportsman and Rafael has won the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award five times. He has won two Olympic gold medals for the nation of Spain and also led to five Davis Cup titles. In Mallorca Rafael Nadal has also opened a tennis academy.
3. Roger Federer
Roger Federer was on born 8 August 1981 in Basel, Switzerland. He is a Swiss former professional tennis player. At age of 21, he won his first major singles title at Wimbledon in 2003. Federer made his ATP debut at the 1998 Swiss Open Gstaad in Switzerland.
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ranked Federer as the world No. 1 for 310 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks, and finished as the year-end No. 1 for five times. Roger won 103 ATP singles titles including a record eight men’s singles Wimbledon titles, 20 Grand Slam singles titles, a record-tying six year-end championships, and an Open Era record-tying five men’s singles US Open titles.
In 2008, at Beijing Olympics, he achieved an Olympic doubles gold victory. Federer won ATP Finals in 2004, 2006, and 2007, he also won 5 consecutive titles at the US Open and Wimbledon.
At the 2012 London Olympics, he won a silver medal in singles. Roger also won an eighth singles title at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships and the 2017 Australian Open over Nadal. Federer was awarded the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award 13 times. Roger got retired from professional tennis in September 2022.
Later he established the Roger Federer Foundation which was for children in southern Africa, he raised funds through a series named Match for Africa. As Federer is among one of the top ten highest-paid athletes in the sports and in 2020 he ranked first among all athletes with a $100 million income.
4. Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic was born on May 22, 1987, in Belgrade, Serbia. At age 20 he began his professional career in 2003. In 2008, he won the bronze medal for Serbia at the Beijing Olympics. Djokovic has won 21 Grand Slam men’s singles titles which also includes record nine Australian Open titles as well. Novak won 91 ATP singles titles such as a joint-record six year-end championships, 38 Masters titles, and 65 Big Titles.
He has also completed a non-calendar-year Grand Slam in singles, at the ATP Tour Djokovic was the only player to complete the Career Golden Masters in singles, which he has done twice. at the Open Era, he is also the first man to achieve a double Career Grand Slam in singles. Novak has won the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award four times in the following year 2012, 2015, 2016, and 2019. In 2011, he was horned by the BBC Sports Personality World Sport Star of the Year award, and in 2021, he the L’Équipe Champion of Champions award. Djokovic is the recipient of the Order of Karađorđe’s Star, the Order of St. Sava, and the Order of the Republika Srpska.
5. Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. In 1988, he started his professional career. He played his debut match against Sammy Giammalva Jr in Philadelphia. Later he defeated two top-40 players at the Lipton International Players Championships in Miami.
In 1990, he defeated ‘John McEnroe’ in the quarterfinals of the Canadian Open. In the same year, he won his first Grand Slam title, at the US Open. Sampras reached the quarterfinals of the French Open (1992). He got the opportunity to play doubles with ‘John McEnroe’ on the US team that won the Davis Cup. In 1994, he defeated ‘Todd Martin’ to win the Australian Open title. He experienced one of the most emotional matches of his career against Courier in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. Sampras has won 14 major singles titles during his career, which was an all-time record at the time of his retirement. He has won 64 singles titles in total. In 2007, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.