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Roger and the Top Ten

12.12.2008 | Tennis

This year, Roger finished his seventh consecutive season as a player ranked amongst the Top Ten. Only 13 players have managed to do the same since the introduction of the ATP ranking in 1973. In total, 109 players have ended the year among the best ten players.

 

André Agassi and Jimmy Connors are the current record holders with 16 years in series, followed by Ivan Lendl (13) and Pete Sampras (12).

 

The ranking:

 

André Agassi : 16 times (1988-92, '94-96, '98-2005)

Jimmy Connors : 16 (1973-88)

Ivan Lendl : 13 (1980-92)

Pete Sampras : 12 (1990-2001)

Boris Becker : 11 (1985-92, '94-96)  

Stefan Edberg : 10 (1985-94)

John McEnroe : 10 (1978-85, '87, '89)  

Guillermo Vilas : 9 (1974-82)

Björn Borg : 8 (1974-81)

Michael Chang : 7 (1989, '92-97)  

Roger : 7 (2002-08)

Andy Roddick :  7 (2002-08)

Mats Wilander : 7 (1982-88)

 
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12/24/2008 | 07:29 AM
I agree with "eeee". Continue making comments. That is what the blogsite is all about. If somebody is not interested he/she can just skip your comments
12/23/2008 | 11:58 PM
Dear Mitz ,

No one forced you to read my "humble opinion " ,

so unless you have something nice to say, please be quiet.

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh !!!!!!!!!!!
12/23/2008 | 07:47 PM
eeee-It would be nice if you kept your "humble" opinion to yourself. You are wasting your time as well as ours. Merry Christmas. Focus on that.
12/22/2008 | 12:00 PM
GO ROGER !!!GET BACK THE N0 1 RANKING AGAIN ..2009 SEASON IS YOURS.YOU SHOULD PROVE TO THE WORLD THAT YOU ARE STILL THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS..
12/22/2008 | 11:49 AM
GO ROGER !!!GET BACK THE N0 1 RANKING AGAIN ..2009 SEASON IS YOURS.YOU SHOULD PROVE TO THE WORLD THAT YOU ARE STILL THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS..
12/21/2008 | 08:44 PM
Bottom line , in my opinion Roger has only 2 more shots at the French Open , that's it .

To me he is already the greatest player ever to play the game , but if he wants to complete his career grand slam and to be officially named by tennis experts and
12/21/2008 | 08:43 PM
Strategy

Part 2 of 4 :

This means that skill , talent and figuring out a game plan especially when facing these guys won't be enough to get the job done.

A strategy or game plan has to be preplanned and executed to perfection from the very first
12/21/2008 | 08:43 PM
Strategy :

Part 3 of 4 :

In my opinion , the impact of Paul Annacone on Roger's game will be huge , he will :

1- Bring fresh tactics to the table , not only to deal with the likes of the previously mentioned players , but to be used in general.
12/21/2008 | 08:42 PM
Here you go guys ,

The 4th key to Roger's success in 2009 ( in my humble opinion) :

Strategy Sunday Dec 21 , 2008

Part 1 of 4

When it comes to strategy or game plan , Roger Federer has a seemingly endless vocabulary.

He can mix his game up
12/21/2008 | 04:40 PM
CooL Roger
Go Go Go
i love you
xxx
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