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Mats Wilander
Mats Wilander
(Swedish pronunciation: [ˈmats viˈlandər]; born 22 August 1964) is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Sweden. From 1982 to 1988, he won seven Grand Slam singles titles (three at the French Open, three at the Australian Open, and one at the US Open), and one Grand Slam men's doubles title (at Wimbledon). In 1988, Wilander won three of the four Grand Slam singles events and finished that year ranked World No. 1. Although he never won the singles title at Wimbledon, Wilander twice won the Australian Open when that tournament was still played on grass courts. This makes Wilander one of only six men (along with Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer
Roger Federer
and Novak Djokovic) to have won Grand Slam singles titles on grass courts, hard courts, and clay courts.[1] He and Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
are the only men in tennis history to have won at least two Grand Slam singles titles on each of the three surfaces (2 Australian when it was played on grass prior to 1988, 1 Australian and 1 US on hard and 3 French on clay). Wilander won his fourth Grand Slam singles title at the age of 20, the youngest man in history to have achieved that feat.[2] In addition he also won eight Grand Prix Super Series titles (1983–88) the precursors to the current Masters 1000. He won 33 singles titles and seven doubles titles during his career. He was also a driving force behind Sweden's run of seven consecutive Davis Cup
Davis Cup
finals in the 1980s. In 2002, Wilander was inducted into the International Tennis
Tennis
Hall of Fame.

Contents

1 Career

1.1 Juniors 1.2 1980–1988 1.3 1989–1996

1.3.1 Failed drug test and suspension

1.4 Davis Cup

2 Career statistics

2.1 Records

3 Private life 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Career[edit] Juniors[edit] Born in Växjö, Sweden, Wilander first came to the tennis world's attention when he won the French Open
French Open
junior title, the European under-16 and under-18 championships, and the Orange Bowl under-16 event in Miami. 1980–1988[edit] Wilander made his debut on the professional tour at the clay court tournament in Båstad, Sweden
Sweden
in 1980. In September 1981, he lost his only career match against Björn Borg, losing in the first round of the tournament in Geneva, 6–1, 6–1. Wilander surprised the tennis world at the 1982 French Open. As an unseeded player, he upset second seed Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl
in the fourth round, fifth seed Vitas Gerulaitis
Vitas Gerulaitis
in the quarterfinals, fourth seed José Luis Clerc in the semifinals, and third seed Guillermo Vilas
Guillermo Vilas
in the final 1–6, 7–6, 6–0, 6–4 in 4 hours and 42 minutes. At the end of the semifinal against Clerc[3] he requested replay of the match ball as he did not want to win the game due to a questionable referee decision. This was seen as an extraordinary display of fair play and garnered him the Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Trophy. He was the youngest ever male Grand Slam singles champion at 17 years, 9 months, a record since broken by Boris Becker
Boris Becker
and Michael Chang. In only his third entry in a Grand Slam tournament, Wilander also became the player who needed the fewest attempts to win one, a record since equalled by Gustavo Kuerten
Gustavo Kuerten
at the 1997 French Open. Wilander then lost in the fourth round at both Wimbledon, to Brian Teacher, and the US Open to Lendl. Wilander won three additional tournaments in 1982 and finished the year ranked no. 7. During that year, Wilander was also the winner of the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal. Wilander returned to the French Open
French Open
in 1983, where he lost to Yannick Noah after defeating John McEnroe
John McEnroe
in a quarterfinal. He lost in the third round at Wimbledon to Roscoe Tanner
Roscoe Tanner
and in the quarterfinals of the US Open to Lendl. Wilander won his second Grand Slam title later that year at the Australian Open, played on grass at Kooyong Stadium, where he defeated McEnroe in a semifinal and Lendl in the final. He won eight other tournaments in 1983, including two Grand Prix Championship Series titles, and finished the year ranked no. 4. Wilander retained his Australian Open
Australian Open
title in 1984, beating Stefan Edberg in the quarterfinals and Kevin Curren
Kevin Curren
in the final. He lost in the semifinals of the French Open
French Open
to Lendl, the second round at Wimbledon to Pat Cash, and the quarterfinals of the US Open to Cash. He won three tournaments in 1984 including his third Championships Series title and again finished the year ranked no. 4. In 1985, Wilander won the French Open
French Open
for the second time, beating Lendl in the final, and again reached the Australian Open
Australian Open
final, where he lost to Edberg. However, he lost in the first round at Wimbledon to Slobodan Živojinović
Slobodan Živojinović
and the semifinals of the US Open to McEnroe. He won three tournaments in 1985 and finished the year ranked no. 3. Wilander rose to the no. 2 ranking, behind Lendl, on 28 April 1986. He then lost in the third round of the French Open
French Open
to Andrei Chesnokov, the fourth round of Wimbledon to Cash, and the fourth round of the US Open to Miloslav Mečíř. His consistency at other tournaments, however, allowed him to again finish the year ranked no. 3. Wilander partnered with countryman Joakim Nyström to win the men's doubles title at Wimbledon in 1986. He also won his fourth Grand Prix Championship Series title. The 1987 season saw Wilander unveil a more potent service and a new highly effective one-handed slice backhand, the latter a somewhat remarkable development for a mid-career top-level tennis professional.[4] Despite the improvements, however, Wilander was defeated by Lendl in the final of both the French Open
French Open
and the US Open in 1987. Cash again proved to be Wilander's nemesis at Wimbledon, winning their quarterfinal match in straight sets. Wilander won five tournaments in 1987 including two Grand Prix Tennis
Tennis
Championship Series tiles and six overall, he finished the year ranked third in the world for the third consecutive year. 1988 was the pinnacle of Wilander's career. In January, he won his third Australian Open
Australian Open
singles title, this time on Melbourne Park's hardcourts, defeating Edberg in a five-set semifinal and home town favourite Cash in a five-set final. In doing so, he became the only player to win the Australian Open
Australian Open
on both grass and hardcourt. Wilander faced another home crowd favourite, Henri Leconte, in the final of the French Open. Wilander won in straight sets, missing only two out of 73 first serves in the entire match.[5] At Wimbledon, Wilander reached the quarterfinals where he lost to Mečíř. At the US Open, he reached his third Grand Slam final of the year. In a repeat match-up of the previous year's final, he defeated Lendl in five sets in close to 5 hours and ended Lendl's three-year reign at the top of the world rankings. This was Wilander's seventh Grand Slam singles title and resulted in his receiving the number one ranking, having won three of the year's Grand Slam tournaments, two more Grand Prix Championship Series titles at Key Biscayne and Cincinnati, and one other title in Palermo. He held the top ranking for a total of 20 weeks until Lendl reclaimed it at the end of January 1989. His 1988 title at Cincinnati was his fourth there, at the time making him one of only three players since 1899 to win four titles in Cincinnati, along with Bobby Riggs
Bobby Riggs
and George Lott. Roger Federer
Roger Federer
has since joined the list. 1989–1996[edit] Wilander's motivation, results, and ranking suffered in 1989. He lost in the second round of the Australian Open
Australian Open
to Ramesh Krishnan, the quarterfinals of the French Open
French Open
to Andrei Chesnokov, the quarterfinals of Wimbledon to John McEnroe
John McEnroe
(7–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4), and the second round of the US Open to Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras
(5–7, 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 6–4). He did not win a tournament during 1989 and he finished the year ranked World No. 12. Wilander briefly moved back into the top 10 rankings on 12 February 1990, but by the end of the year, his ranking had slumped to World No. 41. He defeated Boris Becker
Boris Becker
in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, only to lose to Stefan Edberg
Stefan Edberg
in straight sets in the semifinals. He skipped the French Open
French Open
and Wimbledon and lost in the first round of the US Open to Brad Gilbert. Wilander played only the first half of 1991. He lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open
Australian Open
and the second round of the French Open. He finished the year ranked World No. 159. Wilander was absent from the tour in 1992. He played seven tournaments in 1993, losing in the first round of five of them. At the US Open, he lost in the third round to Cédric Pioline. He finished the year ranked World No. 330. Except for Wimbledon, Wilander played a full schedule in 1994. He lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open
Australian Open
to MaliVai Washington, the first round of the French Open
French Open
to Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi
(6–2, 7–5, 6–1), and the first round of the US Open to Guy Forget. His only victory over a top ten player was in the second round of the tournament in Indianapolis against Todd Martin. He finished the year ranked World No. 129. Wilander's results improved slightly in 1995 as he finished the year ranked World No. 46. After losing in the first round of the Australian Open to Jacco Eltingh, he lost in the second round of the French Open to eighth ranked Wayne Ferreira
Wayne Ferreira
6–7, 7–6, 6–3, 6–7, 8–6. He then lost in the third round of Wimbledon to Eltingh and the second round of the US Open to Martin. In other tournaments, he had wins against tenth ranked Marc Rosset, eight ranked Ferreira, and sixth ranked Yevgeny Kafelnikov. He also won his final tour match against Edberg, in the second round of the Canadian Open in Montreal. In 1996, Wilander played only one Grand Slam tournament, losing in the second round of the French Open
French Open
to Martin. He retired from the tour after losing his final match to Martin Damm
Martin Damm
in Beijing in October. During most of his career, Wilander used the Rossignol F-200 Carbon tennis racquet, an early fiberglass model. Failed drug test and suspension[edit] During the 1995 French Open
French Open
he and Karel Nováček
Karel Nováček
tested positive for cocaine. They appealed the initial three-month suspension by the International Tennis
Tennis
Federation, claiming flawed test procedures but withdrew their appeals in May 1997 and on 15 May 1997 received a three months suspension from the ATP Tour for failing a drugs test. Additionally Wilander had to return his prize money since May 1995, amounting to $289,005, and forfeit ranking points.[6][7] Davis Cup[edit] Wilander was an integral member of Sweden's highly successful Davis Cup team throughout the 1980s. He reached his first final with Sweden
Sweden
in 1983, which they lost 3–2 to Australia
Australia
(despite Wilander winning both his singles rubbers in the final). In 1984, Sweden
Sweden
(with Wilander) won the cup, beating the United States
United States
4–1 in the final. Sweden
Sweden
retained the cup in 1985, with a 3–2 final victory over West Germany. Wilander helped Sweden reach the final again in 1986 but declined to play in the final because he was getting married ( Sweden
Sweden
lost 3–2 to Australia). Wilander played in his fourth final in 1987, where Sweden
Sweden
beat India 5–0. Two more finals followed in 1988 and 1989, but Sweden
Sweden
lost both to West Germany. Wilander last played in Davis Cup
Davis Cup
in the 1995 semifinals, where he lost to Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi
7–6, 6–2, 6–2 and Pete Sampras 2–6, 7–6, 6–3. Wilander compiled a 36–16 record in singles and a 7–2 record in doubles in the Davis Cup
Davis Cup
for Sweden. However, Wilander's most memorable Davis Cup
Davis Cup
match came in defeat. In a July 1982 quarterfinal tie against the United States
United States
on carpet in St. Louis, Missouri, Wilander was defeated in the deciding fifth rubber by John McEnroe 9–7, 6–2, 15–17, 3–6, 8–6. At 6 hours and 32 minutes, it remains the longest match in Davis Cup
Davis Cup
history. Career statistics[edit] Main article: Mats Wilander
Mats Wilander
career statistics Records[edit]

These records were attained in Open Era
Open Era
of tennis. Records in bold indicate peer-less achievements.

Championship Years Record accomplished Player tied Ref

Australian Open 1983–1985 3 consecutive finals Ivan Lendl Novak Djokovic [8]

Australian Open 1983 Youngest Australian Open
Australian Open
champion Stands alone [8]

French Open 1982 Won title on the first attempt Rafael Nadal [9]

French Open 1982 Unseeded winner of singles event Gustavo Kuerten Gastón Gaudio [10]

Grand Slam tournaments 1982–1988 7 titles before becoming World No. 1 Stands alone [11]

Grand Slam tournaments 1982–1988 2+ titles on clay, grass and hard courts Rafael Nadal [12]

Davis Cup 1982 Longest match played (by duration) vs. John McEnroe
John McEnroe
(6 hours, 32 minutes)[13] John McEnroe [13]

Brussels Indoor 1986–1987 2 titles Boris Becker

Geneva
Geneva
Open 1982–1983 2 titles Stan Wawrinka

Private life[edit] Wilander, who won $8 million as a pro and more in endorsements, now spends much of his time living on an 81-acre estate in Hailey, Idaho, United States
United States
(part of the Sun Valley ski resort) with his wife Sonya (née Mulholland), a South African-born model. He competes from time to time on the senior tour. Since retiring as a player, he has served as captain of the Swedish Davis Cup
Davis Cup
team. Wilander also served as commentator for tennis matches on Eurosport. For several weeks each year he and a business partner travel around the United States
United States
in a Winnebago. Wilander on Wheels, LLC offers lessons at tennis clubs and private homes to those who call 787-GET-GAME.[14] Wilander has four children, Emma, Karl, Erik, and Oskar. His son Erik suffers from a comparatively mild form of epidermolysis bullosa, which benefits from Idaho's cool and dry air,[14] and Wilander and his wife have worked to raise funds for research into cures for the disease. Wilander created a minor controversy during the 2006 French Open
French Open
when he criticized several top players, including Roger Federer
Roger Federer
and Kim Clijsters, as lacking the competitive edge to beat their toughest rivals. After Federer's 1–6, 6–1, 6–4, 7–6 loss to Nadal in the final, Wilander said that "Federer, today, unfortunately came out with no balls... you don't find too many champions in any sport in the world without heart or balls. He might have them, but against Nadal they shrank to a very small size and it's not once, it's every time."[15] In the aftermath of these comments, fans coined the neologism "Wilanders" as a humorous synonym for "balls", denoting a competitive spirit and tenacity to win.[16] Wilander began coaching Tatiana Golovin
Tatiana Golovin
in July 2007. After working with Golovin in the later part of 2007, Wilander began coaching Paul-Henri Mathieu. See also[edit]

Tennis
Tennis
portal

Lendl-Wilander rivalry List of Grand Slam Men's Singles champions World number one male tennis player rankings

References[edit]

^ "Great AO Champions". AustralianOpen.com. Archived from the original on 30 November 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012.  ^ "Mats Wilander". International Tennis
Tennis
Hall of Fame.  ^ "Wilander Clerc RG 1982". YouTube.  ^ "Video". CNN. 15 May 1989.  ^ "TENNIS - Wilander Spoils The Party In Paris - NYTimes.com". nytimes.com. 6 June 1988.  ^ "Wilander and Novacek Are Banned". The New York Times. 15 May 1997.  ^ "Doping doc doesn't buy Wilander's story". Associated Press. 17 May 1997.  ^ a b "Grand Slam History". ATP World Tour. Archived from the original on 14 May 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2012.  ^ Clarey, Christopher (6 June 2005). "French Open: Nadal triumphs at first attempt". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 July 2012. [Nadal was] the first man to win Roland Garros on his first visit since Mats Wilander did it at age 17 in 1982.  ^ Lynch, Steven (15 May 2014). " French Open
French Open
fairytales". ESPN. Retrieved 15 July 2015.  ^ "DEUCE US Open 2008 – Shark Bites". ATP World Tour. 22 August 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2012.  ^ "Nadal Completes Career Grand Slam With US Open Title". ATP World Tour. 13 September 2010. Retrieved 10 July 2012. [Nadal] is the second player to win Grand Slam titles on three different surfaces at least twice, behind Mats Wilander.  ^ a b " Davis Cup
Davis Cup
History – Records". Davis Cup. Retrieved 2 July 2012.  ^ a b Perrotta, tom (3 March 2011). "From Wimbledon to Winnebago". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 3 March 2011.  ^ Pearce, Linda (16 June 2006). "Federer not greatest yet: Wilander". The Age. Melbourne.  ^ "Peter Bodo's TennisWorld - Acronyms and Nicknames FAQ". TENNIS.com. 

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(Achievement predecessor & successor)

Sporting positions

Preceded by Ivan Lendl World No. 1 12 September 1988 – 29 January 1989 Succeeded by Ivan Lendl

Awards

Preceded by Annichen Kringstad Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal 1982 Succeeded by Håkan Carlqvist

Preceded by Ivan Lendl ITF World Champion 1988 Succeeded by Boris Becker

Mats Wilander
Mats Wilander
in the Grand Slam Tournaments

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French Open
French Open
boys' singles champions

1968 Phil Dent 1969 Antonio Muñoz 1970 Juan Herrera 1971 Corrado Barazzutti 1972 Buster Mottram 1973 Víctor Pecci 1974 Christophe Casa 1975 Christophe Roger-Vasselin 1976 Heinz Günthardt 1977 John McEnroe 1978 Ivan Lendl 1979 Ramesh Krishnan 1980 Henri Leconte 1981 Mats Wilander 1982 Tarik Benhabiles 1983 Stefan Edberg 1984 Kent Carlsson 1985 Jaime Yzaga 1986 Guillermo Pérez Roldán 1987 Guillermo Pérez Roldán 1988 Nicolás Pereira 1989 Fabrice Santoro 1990 Andrea Gaudenzi 1991 Andriy Medvedev 1992 Andrei Pavel 1993 Roberto Carretero 1994 Jacobo Díaz 1995 Mariano Zabaleta 1996 Alberto Martín 1997 Daniel Elsner 1998 Fernando González 1999 Guillermo Coria 2000 Paul-Henri Mathieu 2001 Carlos Cuadrado 2002 Richard Gasquet 2003 Stan Wawrinka 2004 Gaël Monfils 2005 Marin Čilić 2006 Martin Kližan 2007 Vladimir Ignatic 2008 Yang Tsung-hua 2009 Daniel Berta 2010 Agustín Velotti 2011 Bjorn Fratangelo 2012 Kimmer Coppejans 2013 Christian Garín 2014 Andrey Rublev 2015 Tommy Paul 2016 Geoffrey Blancaneaux 2017 Alexei Popyrin

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Australian Open
Australian Open
men's singles champions

(1969) Rod Laver (1970) Arthur Ashe (1971) Ken Rosewall (1972) Ken Rosewall (1973) John Newcombe (1974) Jimmy Connors (1975) John Newcombe (1976) Mark Edmondson (1977 (Jan)) Roscoe Tanner (1977 (Dec)) Vitas Gerulaitis (1978) Guillermo Vilas (1979) Guillermo Vilas (1980) Brian Teacher (1981) Johan Kriek (1982) Johan Kriek (1983) Mats Wilander (1984) Mats Wilander (1985) Stefan Edberg (1986) Not Held (1987) Stefan Edberg (1988) Mats Wilander (1989) Ivan Lendl (1990) Ivan Lendl (1991) Boris Becker (1992) Jim Courier (1993) Jim Courier (1994) Pete Sampras (1995) Andre Agassi (1996) Boris Becker (1997) Pete Sampras (1998) Petr Korda (1999) Yevgeny Kafelnikov (2000) Andre Agassi (2001) Andre Agassi (2002) Thomas Johansson (2003) Andre Agassi (2004) Roger Federer (2005) Marat Safin (2006) Roger Federer (2007) Roger Federer (2008) Novak Djokovic (2009) Rafael Nadal (2010) Roger Federer (2011) Novak Djokovic (2012) Novak Djokovic (2013) Novak Djokovic (2014) Stanislas Wawrinka (2015) Novak Djokovic (2016) Novak Djokovic (2017) Roger Federer (2018) Roger Federer

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French Open
French Open
men's singles champions

(1968) Ken Rosewall (1969) Rod Laver (1970) Jan Kodeš (1971) Jan Kodeš (1972) Andrés Gimeno (1973) Ilie Năstase (1974) Björn Borg (1975) Björn Borg (1976) Adriano Panatta (1977) Guillermo Vilas (1978) Björn Borg (1979) Björn Borg (1980) Björn Borg (1981) Björn Borg (1982) Mats Wilander (1983) Yannick Noah (1984) Ivan Lendl (1985) Mats Wilander (1986) Ivan Lendl (1987) Ivan Lendl (1988) Mats Wilander (1989) Michael Chang (1990) Andrés Gómez (1991) Jim Courier (1992) Jim Courier (1993) Sergi Bruguera (1994) Sergi Bruguera (1995) Thomas Muster (1996) Yevgeny Kafelnikov (1997) Gustavo Kuerten (1998) Carlos Moyá (1999) Andre Agassi (2000) Gustavo Kuerten (2001) Gustavo Kuerten (2002) Albert Costa (2003) Juan Carlos Ferrero (2004) Gastón Gaudio (2005) Rafael Nadal (2006) Rafael Nadal (2007) Rafael Nadal (2008) Rafael Nadal (2009) Roger Federer (2010) Rafael Nadal (2011) Rafael Nadal (2012) Rafael Nadal (2013) Rafael Nadal (2014) Rafael Nadal (2015) Stan Wawrinka (2016) Novak Djokovic (2017) Rafael Nadal

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US Open men's singles champions

(1968) Arthur Ashe (1969) Rod Laver (1970) Ken Rosewall (1971) Stan Smith (1972) Ilie Năstase (1973) John Newcombe (1974) Jimmy Connors (1975) Manuel Orantes (1976) Jimmy Connors (1977) Guillermo Vilas (1978) Jimmy Connors (1979) John McEnroe (1980) John McEnroe (1981) John McEnroe (1982) Jimmy Connors (1983) Jimmy Connors (1984) John McEnroe (1985) Ivan Lendl (1986) Ivan Lendl (1987) Ivan Lendl (1988) Mats Wilander (1989) Boris Becker (1990) Pete Sampras (1991) Stefan Edberg (1992) Stefan Edberg (1993) Pete Sampras (1994) Andre Agassi (1995) Pete Sampras (1996) Pete Sampras (1997) Patrick Rafter (1998) Patrick Rafter (1999) Andre Agassi (2000) Marat Safin (2001) Lleyton Hewitt (2002) Pete Sampras (2003) Andy Roddick (2004) Roger Federer (2005) Roger Federer (2006) Roger Federer (2007) Roger Federer (2008) Roger Federer (2009) Juan Martín del Potro (2010) Rafael Nadal (2011) Novak Djokovic (2012) Andy Murray (2013) Rafael Nadal (2014) Marin Čilić (2015) Novak Djokovic (2016) Stan Wawrinka (2017) Rafael Nadal

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Wimbledon (Open Era) gentlemen's doubles champions

(1968) John Newcombe
John Newcombe
/ Tony Roche (1969) John Newcombe
John Newcombe
/ Tony Roche (1970) John Newcombe
John Newcombe
/ Tony Roche (1971) Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
/ Rod Laver (1972) Bob Hewitt
Bob Hewitt
/ Frew McMillan (1973) Jimmy Connors
Jimmy Connors
/ Ilie Năstase (1974) John Newcombe
John Newcombe
/ Tony Roche (1975) Vitas Gerulaitis
Vitas Gerulaitis
/ Gene Mayer (1976) Brian Gottfried / Raúl Ramírez (1977) Ross Case / Geoff Masters (1978) Bob Hewitt
Bob Hewitt
/ Frew McMillan (1979) Peter Fleming / John McEnroe (1980) Peter McNamara
Peter McNamara
/ Paul McNamee (1981) Peter Fleming / John McEnroe (1982) Peter McNamara
Peter McNamara
/ Paul McNamee (1983) Peter Fleming / John McEnroe (1984) Peter Fleming / John McEnroe (1985) Heinz Günthardt
Heinz Günthardt
/ Balázs Taróczy (1986) Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander (1987) Ken Flach / Robert Seguso (1988) Ken Flach / Robert Seguso (1989) John Fitzgerald / Anders Järryd (1990) Rick Leach
Rick Leach
/ Jim Pugh (1991) John Fitzgerald / Anders Järryd (1992) John McEnroe
John McEnroe
/ Michael Stich (1993) Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
/ Mark Woodforde (1994) Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
/ Mark Woodforde (1995) Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
/ Mark Woodforde (1996) Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
/ Mark Woodforde (1997) Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
/ Mark Woodforde (1998) Jacco Eltingh / Paul Haarhuis (1999) Mahesh Bhupathi
Mahesh Bhupathi
/ Leander Paes (2000) Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
/ Mark Woodforde (2001) Donald Johnson / Jared Palmer (2002) Jonas Björkman
Jonas Björkman
/ Todd Woodbridge (2003) Jonas Björkman
Jonas Björkman
/ Todd Woodbridge (2004) Jonas Björkman
Jonas Björkman
/ Todd Woodbridge (2005) Stephen Huss / Wesley Moodie (2006) Bob Bryan
Bob Bryan
/ Mike Bryan (2007) Arnaud Clément
Arnaud Clément
/ Michaël Llodra (2008) Daniel Nestor
Daniel Nestor
/ Nenad Zimonjić (2009) Daniel Nestor
Daniel Nestor
/ Nenad Zimonjić (2010) Jürgen Melzer
Jürgen Melzer
/ Philipp Petzschner (2011) Bob Bryan
Bob Bryan
/ Mike Bryan (2012) Jonathan Marray
Jonathan Marray
/ Frederik Nielsen (2013) Bob Bryan
Bob Bryan
/ Mike Bryan (2014) Vasek Pospisil
Vasek Pospisil
/ Jack Sock (2015) Jean-Julien Rojer
Jean-Julien Rojer
/ Horia Tecău (2016) Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Pierre-Hugues Herbert
/ Nicolas Mahut (2017) Łukasz Kubot
Łukasz Kubot
/ Marcelo Melo

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Male tennis players who have won 3 or more Grand Slam singles titles in one season

(1933) Jack Crawford (3) (1934) Fred Perry
Fred Perry
(3) (1938) Don Budge
Don Budge
(4) (1955) Tony Trabert
Tony Trabert
(3) (1956) Lew Hoad
Lew Hoad
(3) (1958) Ashley Cooper (3) (1962) Rod Laver
Rod Laver
(4) (1964) Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
(3) (1969) Rod Laver
Rod Laver
(4) (1974) Jimmy Connors
Jimmy Connors
(3) (1988) Mats Wilander
Mats Wilander
(3) (2004) Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(3) (2006) Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(3) (2007) Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(3) (2010) Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
(3) (2011) Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
(3) (2015) Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
(3)

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Men's tennis players who won two or more Grand Slam singles titles in one calendar year

Four wins

1938: Don Budge 1962: Rod Laver 1969: Rod Laver

Three wins

1933: Jack Crawford (AC&FC&WI) 1934: Fred Perry
Fred Perry
(AC&WI&US) 1955: Tony Trabert
Tony Trabert
(FO&WI&US) 1956: Lew Hoad
Lew Hoad
(AO&FO&WI) 1958: Ashley Cooper (AC&WI&US) 1964: Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
(AC&WI&US) 1974: Jimmy Connors
Jimmy Connors
(AO&WI&US) 1988: Mats Wilander
Mats Wilander
(AO&FO&US) 2004: Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(AO&WI&US) 2006: Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(AO&WI&US) 2007: Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(AO&WI&US) 2010: Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
(FO&WI&US) 2011: Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
(AO&WI&US) 2015: Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
(AO&WI&US)

Two wins

1903: Laurence Doherty
Laurence Doherty
(WI&US) 1920: Bill Tilden
Bill Tilden
(WI&US) 1921: Bill Tilden
Bill Tilden
(WI&US) 1925: René Lacoste
René Lacoste
(FC&WI) 1927: René Lacoste
René Lacoste
(FC&US) 1928: Henri Cochet
Henri Cochet
(FC&US) 1932: Ellsworth Vines
Ellsworth Vines
(WI&US) 1935: Fred Perry
Fred Perry
(FC&WI) 1936: Fred Perry
Fred Perry
(WI&US) 1937: Don Budge
Don Budge
(WI&US) 1939: Bobby Riggs
Bobby Riggs
(WI&US) 1947: Jack Kramer
Jack Kramer
(WI&US) 1950: Budge Patty
Budge Patty
(FC&WI) 1951: Dick Savitt (AC&WI)) 1952: Frank Sedgman
Frank Sedgman
(WI&US) 1953: Ken Rosewall
Ken Rosewall
(AC&FO) 1959: Alex Olmedo (AC&WI) 1960: Neale Fraser
Neale Fraser
(WI&US) 1961: Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
(AC&US) 1963: Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
(AC&FC) 1965: Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
(AC&WI) 1967: Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
(AC&FC) 1967: John Newcombe
John Newcombe
(WI&US) 1973: John Newcombe
John Newcombe
(AO&US) 1977: Guillermo Vilas
Guillermo Vilas
(FO&US) 1978: Björn Borg
Björn Borg
(FO&WI) 1979: Björn Borg
Björn Borg
(FO&WI) 1980: Björn Borg
Björn Borg
(FO&WI) 1981: John McEnroe
John McEnroe
(WI&US) 1982: Jimmy Connors
Jimmy Connors
(WI&US) 1984: John McEnroe
John McEnroe
(WI&US) 1986: Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl
(FO&US) 1987: Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl
(FO&US) 1989: Boris Becker
Boris Becker
(WI&US) 1992: Jim Courier
Jim Courier
(AO&FO) 1993: Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras
(WI&US) 1994: Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras
(AO&WI) 1995: Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras
(WI&US) 1997: Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras
(AO&WI) 1999: Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi
(FO&US) 2005: Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(WI&US) 2008: Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
(FO&WI) 2009: Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(FO&WI) 2013: Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
(FO&US) 2016: Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
(AO&FO) 2017: Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(AO&WI) 2017: Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
(FO&US)

AC=Australasian/Australian Championships, AO=Australian Open, FC=French Championships, FO=French Open, WI=Wimbledon, US=U.S. National Championships/US Open

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Association of Tennis
Tennis
Professionals (ATP) world No. 1 singles players

Ilie Năstase
Ilie Năstase
(1973/1974 – 40 w) John Newcombe
John Newcombe
(1974 – 8 w) Jimmy Connors
Jimmy Connors
(1974/1983 – 268 w) Björn Borg
Björn Borg
(1977/1981 – 109 w) John McEnroe
John McEnroe
(1980/1985 – 170 w) Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl
(1983/1990 – 270 w) Mats Wilander
Mats Wilander
(1988/1989 – 20 w) Stefan Edberg
Stefan Edberg
(1990/1992 – 72 w) Boris Becker
Boris Becker
(1991 – 12 w) Jim Courier
Jim Courier
(1992/1993 – 58 w) Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras
(1993/2000 – 286 w) Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi
(1995/2003 – 101 w) Thomas Muster
Thomas Muster
(1996 – 6 w) Marcelo Ríos
Marcelo Ríos
(1998 – 6 w) Carlos Moyá
Carlos Moyá
(1999 – 2 w) Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
(1999 – 6 w) Patrick Rafter
Patrick Rafter
(1999 – 1 w) Marat Safin
Marat Safin
(2000/2001 – 9 w) Gustavo Kuerten
Gustavo Kuerten
(2000/2001 – 43 w) Lleyton Hewitt
Lleyton Hewitt
(2001/2003 – 80 w) Juan Carlos Ferrero
Juan Carlos Ferrero
(2003 – 8 w) Andy Roddick
Andy Roddick
(2003/2004 – 13 w) Roger Federer
Roger Federer
(2004/2018 – 308 w) Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
(2008/2018 – 168 w) Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
(2011/2016 – 223 w) Andy Murray
Andy Murray
(2016/2017 – 41 w)

ATP singles rankings incepted on August 23, 1973 (year first held/year last held – number of weeks (w)) current No. 1 in bold, as of week of April 2, 2018[update]

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 28709882 LCCN: n91053701 ISNI: 0000 0000 3307 0444 SE

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