In one of the greatest matches of all time, former players, legends and analysts from across the sport applauded the match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open in Melbourne last week. Both needed a chair because they were so tired that they could not get up.
Roger Federer’s Shocking Loss
The 2014 US Open final came as a shock to Roger Federer, who not only lost in the semi-finals but also to a player who had never reached a slam final before.
John McEnroe claimed the 2008 Wimbledon final was the best tennis match of all time, while tennis legends Wilander and Andy Roddick spoke of one of the best matches they had ever seen in their careers. In terms of the biggest matches in tennis history, Federer topped the list with his match against Djokovic at the Australian Open last week.
After winning his first Roland Garros title in 2009, many critics and tennis fans were unsure of his position as the greatest of all time according to IB Times.
His versatile and effortless game has won four Grand Slams in the last five years, including the US Open, Wimbledon, French Open and US Open.
He has cemented his place at the top by avoiding the likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Novak Mladenovic and securing the French Open crown. Spaniard Rafael Nadal is one of the most successful tennis players of all time and the only player in the history of tennis with more Grand Slam titles than any other player, and he is more than twice as good as both Federers and Novak Djokovic, who are still playing professionally.
Grand Slam Titles and the 5 Greatest Tennis Players
The 5 greatest tennis players are Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras.
Statista reported that Nadal holds the record for the most Grand Slam titles in the history of tennis as he is the only player to have won five consecutive titles at the French Open, after Roger Federer, who last won 20 in 2018. Nadal won four consecutive titles there from 2005 to 2008, and three more in 2009, 2012 and 2014.
Throughout his career, he has always been among the best tennis players in the ATP rankings.
No. 1 in tennis, ranking at a peak of more than 159 weeks, and was classified as the No. 1 of all tennis players at each peak as stated by Sports Show.
The Known Legends
Ivan Lendl, a legend of the 1980s, won eight Grand Slams, reached 19 Grand Slam finals and was voted in the top ten tennis players. One of his greatest achievements is reaching the semi-finals of a major US Open at a time when most tennis stars were unable to run fast, which put him in this list of top ten tennis players.
He is the third player after Sampras and Federer to have more weeks than the number one in history and stands on that list with five Grand Slam titles. In his young career, Djokovic has faced some of the greatest players in tennis history, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
With three Grand Slam titles and a string of other top-10 rankings, Djokovic has become the most dominant player on the tour after dealing with such greats.
Their Inevitable Achievements
Since then he has also won an Australian Open and three Grand Slam titles at the US Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Since his last loss to Roger Federer at the French Open in 2009, he has won 41 matches in a row and claimed his first Grand Slam title in Melbourne in 2010.
At his peak, he was world No 1 for 159 weeks, the second-longest streak in the sport’s history after Roger Federer’s 159-week career.
John McEnroe is the best left-hander ever to have been born, having won Wimbledon, the US Open and the French Open. We have added the fine left-hander to this list because he has won every Grand Slam title in the history of tennis, as well as the Australian Open, French Masters and Wimbledon.
His best year was 2011, when he won ten titles, including three Grand Slams, but he was knocked out of the top ten for the first time since 1979, when he won all the Grand Slams of his time, ending with losing a match to Ivan Lendl in 1984, although his best match was against the world’s best Borg in 1980.
Some of Their Fantastic Success
Andre Agassi was born in Las Vegas and is known for his great comeback, and the rivalry between him and Roger Federer was infused with an iconic depiction of men’s tennis in the 1990s.
Sampras’s serves are arguably the best there has ever been, with his volley, backhand volley and – too – volley power and accuracy.
Were it not for the repetitive tendinitis in his knees, and wrist wounds, Rafael Nadal may well have a couple of increasingly Grand Slam titles to his effectively amazing resume. At 33 years old, the red hot Spaniard, known as Rafa and “The King of Clay,” as of now has 19 Grand Slam titles and positively can possibly get Roger Federer.
Rafael is viewed as the best earth court player ever, despite the fact that enthusiasts of Bjorn Borg may question this case.
His record twelfth French Open title in 2019, in overwhelming style, positively makes it hard to envision anybody being better on dirt.
Roger Federer, The Best out of Them Currently
Winning the 2018 Australian Open after his remarkable 2017 season that saw him win Wimbledon and the Australian Open demonstrate point of fact that Roger Federer is for sure the best ever. Notwithstanding injury, Roger will keep on being a rockin’ roller for who realizes to what extent?
His emotional 5-set misfortune to Novak Djokovic at the 2019 Wimbledon Championship demonstrates that even at just about 38 years old that he can in any case contend with anybody.
Roger absolutely got his opportunities to make sure about Grand Slam number 21, a misfortune that will frequent him with constrained open doors remaining, however, he is setting another level for greatness at an age when most players have since a long time ago resigned.