Tennis is one of the most famous games in the world. Modern form of tennis is lawn tennis originated in Birmingham, England. Stamina counts a lot in the tennis game. The tennis player has to be very sharp, quick & strong thrice, physically, spirtually & psychologically. In simple words, a tennis player should be very intelligent to take quick decisions on ground. Tennis tournament players also get huge rewards when they win the matches.
We are presenting latest top ten list of ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) single men’s players. This ranking is based on the points earned by ATP players. You will be able to see many famous tennis players in this ranking like Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray & a lot more.
ATP Rank: #1
ATP Ranking Points: 12070
Nadal entered professional tennis early and strong, winning his first ATP match in 2001 while still 15. He won several Futures titles in 2001 and a couple of Challengers in 2003, when, at age 17, he also made decent showings at Wimbledon, where he reached the third round, and the US Open, where he reached the second round. In 2004, Rafa helped Spain win the Davis Cup by beating then #2 Andy Roddick, and he won his first ATP singles title in Sopot. 2005 was Nadal’s breakthrough year, as he won 11 ATP titles, 8 of which were on clay, including Roland Garros.
ATP Rank: #2
ATP Ranking Points: 12025
He has won two Grand Slam singles titles, the 2008 and 2011 Australian Open championships, becoming the first player representing Serbia to win a Grand Slam singles title and the youngest player in the open era to have reached the semi-finals of all four Grand Slam events, separately and consecutively. He is also one of only four players (David Nalbandian, Andy Murray, and Rafael Nadal being the other 3) to beat Roger Federer 3 times in one calendar year. He is also one of three players (Nalbandian and Nikolay Davydenko being the other 2) to beat Federer and Nadal in the same tournament twice, accomplishing that feat when he won the 2011 Indian Wells Masters 1000 event. He is also the youngest player in the Open Era to defeat the top three players in succession and he achieved this when he defeated world number 3 Andy Roddick, world number 2 Nadal, and World number 1 Federer in the 2007 Rogers Cup.
ATP Rank: #3
ATP Ranking Points: 9230
Federer has won a record five ATP World Tour Finals (shared with Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras) and 17 ATP Masters Series tournaments. He also won the Olympic gold medal in doubles with his compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. For the past eight years (2003–2010) he has been in the top two in the year-end rankings.
As a result of Federer’s successes in tennis, he was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for a record four consecutive years (2005–2008). He is often referred to as The Federer Express or abbreviated to Fed Express, the Swiss Maestro or simply Maestro. In 2011, Federer was ranked #25 in Forbes Celebrity 100 List.
ATP Rank: #4
ATP Ranking Points: 6625
Andrew “Andy” Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player and current British No. 1. He is currently ranked No. 4 in the world, and was ranked No. 2 from 17 August 2009 to 31 August 2009. Murray achieved a top-10 ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals for the first time on 16 April 2007. He has been runner-up in three Grand Slam finals: the 2008 US Open, the 2010 Australian Open and the 2011 Australian Open, and as of 2011 he has reached the semi-finals of all four Grand Slam tournaments.
Murray is most proficient on a fast surface (such as hard courts), although he has worked hard since 2008 on improving his clay court game. Murray works with a team of fitness experts.
ATP Rank: #5
ATP Ranking Points: 4595
Robin Bo Carl Söderling is a professional tennis player from Sweden who is currently ranked number 5 in the ATP rankings. Söderling reached successive French Open finals in 2009 and 2010. In both tournaments, he defeated the defending champion and number 1 seed en route to the final — Rafael Nadal in 2009 (becoming the first and, to date, only player to defeat Nadal at the French Open), and Roger Federer in 2010 (ending Federer’s record streak of 23 consecutive Grand Slam semifinals). He has also won one Masters 1000 event, the 2010 Paris Masters.
ATP Rank: #6
ATP Ranking Points: 4150
David Ferrer Ern is a Spanish professional tennis player who lives in Valencia, Spain who is currently #6 in the ATP Rankings and the second-highest ranked Spaniard behind World No. 1 Rafael Nadal. He turned professional in 2000. Ferrer is known as a clay court specialist, although he has had success on hard courts as well, as evidenced by his semi-final appearances at the 2007 US Open and 2011 Australian Open. He was part of the Spain Davis Cup team that won the finals in 2008 and 2009. He was also runner-up at the Tennis Masters Cup in 2007. He first achieved a top–10 ranking in 2006 and reached a career high ranking of No. 4.
ATP Rank: #7
ATP Ranking Points: 3490
Country: Czech Republic
Tomas Berdych is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. His most notable achievements are reaching the final of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, and the semi-finals of the 2010 French Open. He won one ATP Masters 1000 title in 2005. He reached a career high of World No. 6 on October 18, 2010. Berdych is sponsored by Dunlop Sport but uses a Head Youtek Radical MP. He is sponsored by Nike for his attire and footwear.
ATP Rank: #8
ATP Ranking Points: 2780
Gael Sebastien Monfils is a French professional tennis player. He is currently the highest ranked French tennis player, and currently ranked 8th in the world ATP rankings. He was the runner-up at the Paris Masters in 2009 and 2010 and a semi-finalist at the 2008 French Open. Monfils is usually described as a defensive counter-puncher who likes to stand far back from the baseline and retrieve every shot until he forces an error from his opponent or maneuvers around to hit a clean winner. Monfils is well known for his athleticism, which has been compared to Rafael Nadal’s, and his court coverage. However, his ability to go from defense to offense very quickly often takes his opponents by surprise.
ATP Rank: #9
ATP Ranking Points: 2440
Country: United States
Mardy Fish is an American professional tennis player, and Olympic silver medalist. He is a hardcourt specialist. He is one of several American tennis players who rose to prominence at the beginning of the 21st century.
Fish has won five tournaments on the main ATP Tour, and has reached the final of three Masters Series events: Cincinnati in 2003 and 2010, and Indian Wells in 2008. His best result at a Grand Slam tournament has been reaching the quarter final stage at the 2007 Australian Open and the 2008 US Open. In April 2011, Fish overtook compatriot Andy Roddick to become the American No.1 in the ATP rankings. He is currently ranked World No. 9.
ATP Rank: #10
ATP Ranking Points: 2220
Country: United States
Andrew Stephen “Andy” Roddick is an American professional tennis player and a former World No. 1. He is the second highest-ranked American player, right behind Mardy Fish. As of May 16, 2011 he is ranked World No. 11 by the ATP rankings and is known for his extremely powerful serve.
He became a Grand Slam singles champion when he won the title at the 2003 US Open, defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero in the finals which makes him the last North American male player to win a grand slam singles event. Roddick has reached four other Grand Slam finals (Wimbledon three times and the US Open once), losing to Roger Federer each time.