Top 10 Best Tennis Players in the World (Men) 2023

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Best Tennis players in the world

Best Tennis players in the world 2023: The game of Tennis is among the most popular sports in the world. Played in every continent and almost every country in the world, Sportsshow ranked Tennis as the 5th most popular sport in the world. In this article, we will be bringing to you the top 10 best tennis players in the world in 2021 for men category.


Top 10 Best Tennis Players in the World (Men)

Novak Djokovic

Points : 12113

Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player. He is currently ranked as world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

Djokovic has been No. 1 for a record total of 326 weeks, and has finished as year-end No. 1 on an Open Era joint record six occasions shared with Pete Sampras.


 Djokovic has won 19 Grand Slam men’s singles titles and 84 ATP singles titles overall, including a record nine Australian Open titles and a joint record 36 Masters events shared with Rafael Nadal. 

Novak is the only player to win all of the “Big Titles” on the modern ATP Tour – that is, all four Grand Slam tournaments, all nine ATP Masters events, and the ATP Finals.

He is also the only player in the Open Era to achieve a double career Grand Slam, as well as the only player to complete the career Golden Masters, which he has done twice.


Daniil Medvedev

Points: 10053

Daniil Sergeyevich Medvedev is a Russian professional tennis player. He is currently ranked by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as world No. 2, which is his career-high singles ranking first achieved on 15 March 2021. 

Daniil has won ten ATP Tour singles titles, including the 2020 ATP Finals where he defeated the top 3 players Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Dominic Thiem.

Medvedev became the first and only player to defeat the top 3 ranked players in the world en route to the title. 


Rafael Nadal

Points: 8630

Rafael “Rafa” Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is ranked world No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), has been ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings for 209 weeks, and has finished as the year-end No. 1 five times.

Nadal has won 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, an all-time record shared with Roger Federer, and 36 Masters 1000 men’s singles titles, an all-time record shared with Novak Djokovic.

His 13 French Open titles in particular are a record at any tournament. Nadal’s dominance on clay is also highlighted by 62 of his 88 ATP singles titles coming on the surface, including 26 of his 36 ATP Masters titles, and his 81 consecutive wins on clay is the longest single-surface win streak in the Open Era.

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Points: 7980

Stefanos Tsitsipas is a Greek professional tennis player. He is the youngest player ranked in the top 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and has a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the world, making him the highest-ranked Greek player in history.


Tsitsipas was the champion at the 2019 ATP Finals, becoming the youngest winner of the year-end championships in eighteen years. He has won seven ATP singles titles.

Tsitsipas won his first match on the ATP Tour in late 2017 and quickly ascended up the ATP rankings the following year.

Dominic Thiem

Points: 7425

Dominic Thiem is an Austrian professional tennis player. He is the second-highest ranked Austrian player in history.

He has won 17 ATP Tour singles titles, including one Grand Slam title at the 2020 US Open where he came back from two sets down to defeat Alexander Zverev in the final. With the win, Thiem became the first male player born in the 1990s to claim a Grand Slam singles title, as well as the first Austrian to win a US Open singles title.

Thiem was also runner-up at the 2019 and 2020 ATP Finals, where he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev respectively.

Alexander Zverev

Point: 7305

Alexander “Sascha” AlexandrovichZverev is a German professional tennis player. Zverev was the champion at the 2018 ATP Finals, making him the youngest winner at the year-end championship in a decade. He is the only active player outside of the Big Four with four ATP Masters 1000 titles.

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Zverev has won 15 ATP titles in singles and two in doubles. He reached his first final of a major at the 2020 US Open, finishing runner-up to Dominic Thiem.

Andrey Rublev

Points: 6120

Andrey Andreyevich Rublev is a Russian professional tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 7 by the ATP on 19 April 2021. Rublev broke into the top 10 of the ATP Tour in October 2020. He has won eight ATP singles titles.

He has also a career-high doubles ranking of No. 74, achieved on 6 January 2020. He has won two doubles titles.

Roger Federer

Points: 4815

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player. He is ranked No. 8 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

He has won 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, an all-time record shared with Rafael Nadal. Federer has been world No. 1 in the ATP rankings a total of 310 weeks – including a record 237 consecutive weeks – and has finished as the year-end No. 1 five times.

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Federer has won 103 ATP singles titles, the second-most of all-time behind Jimmy Connors and including a record six ATP Finals.

Matteo Berrettini

Point: 4468

Matteo Berrettini is an Italian professional tennis player. He has a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 8, achieved on 4 November 2019, and a career-high ATP doubles ranking of world No. 105, achieved on 22 July 2019.

Roberto Bautista Agut

Roberto Bautista Agut is a Spanish professional tennis player. He has been ranked as high as world No. 9. Bautista Agut has won nine ATP singles titles out of eighteen finals, the biggest win being the 2018 Dubai Tennis Championships, an ATP 500 tournament. His biggest final has been the 2016 Shanghai Masters, where he lost to Andy Murray. His best result at a major has been at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships, where he reached the semifinals.

Summary of Top 10 Best Tennis Players in the World (Men)

Novak Djokovic -12113 points

Daniil Medvedev -10053 points

Rafael Nadal – 8630 points

Stefanos Tsitsipas -7980 points

Dominic Thiem -7425 oints

Alexander Zverev -7305 points

Andrey Rublev -6120 points

Roger Federer -4815 poimts

Matteo Berrettini -4468 points

Roberto Bautista Agut -3125 points

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