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Total [ edit ] Rank Nat. Steffi Graf 2. Serena Williams 4. Chris Evert 5. Martina Hingis 6. Justine Henin 8. Lindsay Davenport 98 9.
Caroline Wozniacki 71 Simona Halep 53 Victoria Azarenka 51 Angelique Kerber 34 Dinara Safina 26 Tracy Austin 21 Maria Sharapova Kim Clijsters 20 Jennifer Capriati 17 Venus Williams 11 Evonne Goolagong Cawley 2 active players - current No.
Steffi Graf Serena Williams 3. Martina Navratilova 4. Steffi Graf 2 94 6. Monica Seles 91 7. Martina Navratilova 2 90 8.
Steffi Graf 3 87 9. Martina Hingis 80 Chris Evert 2 76 Martina Hingis 2 73 12 Monica Seles 2 64 Justine Henin 61 Serena Williams 2 57 Serena Williams 3 49 Caroline Wozniacki Justine Henin 2 44 Lindsay Davenport Simona Halep 37 Per player [ edit ] Country Player Fq.
Martina Navratilova 2. Liezel Huber 3. Cara Black 4. Lisa Raymond 5. Natasha Zvereva 6. Roberta Vinci 8. Sania Mirza 91 9. Martina Hingis 90 Virginia Ruano Pascual 65 Samantha Stosur 61 Pam Shriver 48 Ai Sugiyama 45 Latisha Chan 34 Lindsay Davenport 32 Bethanie Mattek-Sands Gisela Dulko 24 Peng Shuai 20 Flavia Pennetta 18 The New York Times.
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Lawn Tennis Gore is the Wimbledon champion. Lawn Tennis Hadow is the Wimbledon champion. Lawn Tennis Hartley is the Wimbledon champion.
Lawn Tennis Hartley wins the only match he plays, against Lawford in the Wimbledon final. The Concise History of Tennis , R. Osborn he ranked the Top7 British players , as reported by Tingay in his encyclopedia William Renshaw is the Irish and Wimbledon champion.
Lawford William Renshaw has won the only singles match he played at Wimbledon against Irish champion Lawford.
GB Herbert Lawford A. GB Wilfred Baddeley A. GB Joshua Pim A. Baddeley Ernest Renshaw is the Irish, Baddeley the Wimbledon champion in the absence of Renshaw , but they have not met.
Baddeley Pim wins Wimbledon, the Irish and Northern England titles as well no one has won all these three big titles in the same year yet.
Baddeley Pim defends his Wimbledon and Irish titles. Baddeley, Pim Pim is the Irish champion demolishing Wilberforce Eaves, but is absent from Wimbledon that Baddeley wins from a weaker field narrowly beating Eaves.
The Concise History of Tennis , The Lawn Tennis classification of British players in alphabetical order, foreign and covered court tournaments were not taken into account: GB - Wilberforce Eaves A.
GB Robert Wrenn A. Doherty, Eaves scratch US rankings: Eaves There is very little difference between the top players. Hugh Laurence "Laurie" Doherty A.
Whitman Reginald Doherty wins both the Wimbledon and the Irish titles and has an unbeaten season. GB Malcolm Whitman A. Whitman Reginald wins both the Wimbledon and the Irish titles.
GB Arthur Gore A. GB William Larned A. GB Laurence Doherty A. The Concise History of Tennis , The Lawn Tennis and Croquet classification of British players some continental tournaments were also taken into account: Doherty scratch US rankings: Ward Wimbledon champ Laurie has only one loss at the end of the season.
Wright Doherty is the Wimbledon champion. Aus Anthony Wilding A. The Concise History of Tennis , A. Crawley listed the world's ten best singles players in three classes: Yet Crawley conceded that if the world's best were brought together in a round robin tournament on a perfect court, Wilding would win.
Vaile disagreed, arguing that James Cecil Parke had a stronger claim to the top ranking than McLoughlin's. However, Vaile also credited Brookes with having the greatest season in tennis history up to that time.
Richard Norris Williams won the U. Parke had no major title wins in Gerald Patterson won Wimbledon. Bill Johnston won the US Championship.
Louis Raymond won the Olympic Games. Liddel Hart who ranked the amateurs as 1. Vincent "Vinnie" Richards, 4.
Henri Cochet , 9. Myers ranked Tilden ahead Johnston because he thought that Tilden was more intelligent on a tennis court than his countryman but Johnston beat Tilden three times in four meetings that year.
Bill Tilden won the US Championship. The champion of this tournament was James Anderson. The US Championships also, from this year, is now being officially designated as a Major Championship by the ILTF though many viewed it unofficially as a major prior to this.
The champion of that tournament was Bill Tilden. Wimbledon was won by Jean Borotra. The Olympic winner in Paris was Vincent Richards.
From this year it has also become open to international amateur competitors. In October Richards announced his retirement.
Wallis Myers ranked Cochet No. Richards, who had abandoned his retirement, either over the year McCauley or 10 to 0 Bowers ; Tilden beat Richards in the U.
Championships , Gottfried von Cramm won the French Championships ; Vines, aged 22, turned pro; in their initial head-to-head tour, Vines def. GB Ellsworth Vines P.
Pro ; Vines beat Les Stoefen in a head-to-head tour while Tilden was beating George Lott with one tie; after Stoefen fell ill, Vines beat Nüsslein in another tour about three-quarters of the time and also Tilden in their few meetings ; Bowers ranks the top eight, both amateur and pro, as being Perry and Vines tied for No.
Pro also, that year, called the U. Perry or ; the next year, as a pro, Budge narrowly defeated Vines; Vines still didn't enter any tournament as probably in and surely in ; Perry played his first and single in pro tournament at the U.
Vines in the North American tour and also def. Perry ; Vines beat Perry in the U. Vines and Tilden at Southport ; Budge, Vines, Tilden, and Stoefen competed in a spring-summer European tour that was mainly a succession of 4-man tournaments; Budge was the winner, in particular beating Vines ; Bowers ranks the top eight, both amateur and pro, as being Budge, Vines, Nüsslein, Perry, Riggs, Bromwich, Quist, and Tilden, with Budge, Vines, Nüsslein, Perry, and Tilden being professionals, the first time that 5 of the top 8 were pros.
Pro ; there were no more world rankings by the Telegraph but Bowers ranks the top 4 as being Budge and Perry, followed by the American amateurs McNeill and Riggs, then goes on to say that in spite of uncertainty because of the war the next four are probably the 4 top American amateurs as shown in the Official Encyclopedia , Frank Kovacs , Joe Hunt , Frank Parker , and Jack Kramer ; however, he also says that the Australians Bromwich and Quist could plausibly be included in the top 8.
GB Bobby Riggs A. Tilden in their head-to-head tour, but Bowers says that by his count the outcome was most probably plus one tie, with 49 matches being fully documented for a result of plus 1 tie; Perry completely dominated Tilden in a summer tour; Perry won 5 pro tournaments out of 5 including the U.
Pro over Dick Skeen ; Skeen was runner-up to Perry in 4 tournaments; Budge entered 3 tournaments and lost all of them; there were no more world amateur rankings because of the war but Bowers ranks the top 6 as being amateur Riggs and pro Perry in a tie for first place with amateur Kovacs third, while amateur Parker and professional Skeen are tied for fourth; Budge is sixth.
Pro ; because of the war the only significant amateur rankings were American: Budge, Riggs and Sabin tied for No. Joe Hunt won the U.
S Navy; the only pro tournament, without all these players, was the U. Pro where Bruce Barnes overcame John Nogrady ; Oliver , Jack McManis , J.
Gilbert Hall; there was almost no pro tournament but many matches for War efforts or the Red Cross benefits opposing US professionals and US amateurs only if the pros were in the Army and if the amateurs were authorized by the USLTA to play in a meeting with Tilden, Richards, Pauline Betz all pros and amateur Segura, the latter played against major Vincent Richards but couldn't play with or against civilian Tilden: Nogrady in a depleted U.
Pro without Riggs nor Budge; in the summer before the soldiers came back to civilian life a 5-meeting series under the Davis Cup format was held between the US Army Air Corps, with Budge pro and Parker amateur , and the US Navy, with Riggs pro and Sabin pro , Riggs overcame Budge and amateur Parker , thus indicating that Riggs was probably the best player in the world in ; as Ray Bowers wrote "The limited tennis activity over the last three years of the war dictates a single ranking list covering the entire period" he ranked the best eight players in the world for the entire period: Budge on the head-to-head tour,  while McCauley says Riggs def.
Budge ;  Riggs himself says twice in his autobiography that he def. Budge ;  Tilden organized a series of 31 tournaments: Championships , in his book "The Game" page 50 he wrote " I don't think I was mature enough to beat him Budge in ' Joe McCauley; Bud Collins ; Tilden was imprisoned for sexual offenses and his series of tournaments fell apart; Collins says that Riggs def.
Budge on a head-to-head tour,  but McCauley disputes that, saying that the only tour was a short USA Challenge Series between Riggs and Kovac that Riggs won 11 matches to 10, while Earn defeated March "easily" in preliminary matches;  Kramer won 8 of 9 amateur tournaments and 48 of 49 matches among them his two singles in the Challenge Round of the Davis Cup ;  Riggs beat Budge both in U.
Pro and in U. Collins; McCauley ; Kramer def. Riggs on the head-to-head tour after being led and then having equalized at ; in the preliminary matches Dinny Pails beat Pancho Segura according to Kramer;  Kramer beat Riggs in U.
Pro the most important pro tournament by far this year; then the 4 touring men played a short tour in South America in July on slow courts enabling Riggs to win his fair share of matches against Kramer according to Pails in his book "Set Points" ; Kramer ended the year by winning the Australian Pro tour in September—November, with the incomplete standings being as follows: Kramer 1 match unfinished , Segura 1 unfinished , Riggs , Pails 2 unfinished.
Pro without Kramer and Segura; in the amateur circuit Ted Schroeder and Gonzales won together Davis Cup and shared the two greatest tournaments Wimbledon for the former and the U.
Championships for the latter; then Gonzales played his first pro match against Kramer on October 25 on the head-to-head tour ended on May 21, Joe McCauley; PLTA ; Kramer finished beating Gonzales on the head-to-head tour ended on May 21 begun on October 25, according to Kramer himself ; Segura beat Frank Parker "comfortably" in the head-to-head preliminary matches;  Kramer dominated Segura in the next tour begun on October 28 finished in March McCauley thought Kramer was the number one because of Kramer's domination in tour whereas PLTA probably thought Segura was the best because he had dominated the tournaments circuit and among them the U.
Segura according to Kramer in his book, page on the head-to-head tour finished in March begun on October 28, ;  Kramer beat Segura and Gonzales in Philadelphia Pro ; Segura beat Gonzales in U.
In his book McCauley has traced only 9 tournaments and a small US tour, among these 9 tournaments 2 seemed to be domestic Nationals British Pro and German Pro so there left 7 tournaments for the leading pros.
Segura entered the 7 and Gonzales played 5 of them and won 4 and reached 1 final. Moreover, Gonzales defeated Segura 5 times out of 7 including some tour matches in Paris in June.
In the July edition of "Sport" magazine Budge declared: He has to be considered the best, at least until somebody proves otherwise.
Segura and Kramer in Philadelphia Pro and Gonzales def. Pro and in a tour match in Paris; in the amateur circuit Frank Sedgman won the Davis Cup with Ken McGregor and the Australian also reached the four finals of the Grand Slam tournaments, winning the last chronologically two, Wimbledon and the U.
It is very hard to compare Gonzales, Segura, Kramer with Sedgman the best amateur: Then it is possible that Gonzales and Segura were very slightly superior to Sedgman in but without any certainty.
Bud Collins; Joe McCauley ; in the course of Lance Tingay wrote that it was very difficult to establish a hierarchy because Gonzales hadn't still met one of the top pros: Sedgman on the head-to-head tour while Segura def.
McGregor in the head-to-head preliminary matches; during tour breaks these four men played three 4-man tournaments with Kramer winning two of them; Kramer's whole record was to Sedgman and to Segura; the Ecuadorian won 5 tournaments more than any other pro ; Sedgman beat Gonzales in Wembley Pro , in Paris probably not a French Pro as stated elsewhere and in Lyon but the Australian trailed Segura in head-to-head meetings; Gonzales not chosen for the world tour played until November in tournaments without the three other greats and then won a depleted U.
Knowing that Sedgman won the greatest pro tournament, Wembley, and that he was beaten by Kramer in tour a possible, but not sure at all, pro ranking is 1 Kramer, 2 Sedgman; Tony Trabert , the best amateur of the time, was probably less good than the four best pros.
Joe McCauley; Jack Kramer ; in — the sources are still conflicting: On June 2 a report stated that Gonzales won 29 tournaments and had an win-loss while Sedgman won 21 tournaments and Segura won 20 tournaments.
Gonzales win-loss record against Segura was about or and was possibly exactly equal against Sedgman, or too; and Segura would have led Sedgman by the slightest margin, Budge won only one match in that tour against Gonzales in the first round of the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles on February Pro and Sedgman def.
Joe McCauley , page 72; Gonzales def. Trabert on the American head-to-head tour, Segura def. Rex Hartwig 5 even in the head-to-head preliminary matches; Gonzales beat Segura in U.
Pro ; Gonzales beat Sedgman both in the round-robin Pro Tournament of Champions , in Los Angeles, and in Wembley Pro ; Trabert beat Gonzales in French Pro ; as Trabert in , Hoad made a "Little amateur Slam" but he was probably under the best pros as his pro debut, next year, proved it; Jack March, promoter of the Cleveland tournament ranked the pros as follows: Joe McCauley ; Gonzales def.
Rosewall in the World head-to-head tour, Segura def. Pro ; Gonzales also won the Pro Tournament of Champions at Forest Hills and the Masters Round Robin Pro in Los Angeles; Rosewall beat Segura in Wembley Pro ; in the amateur circuit Hoad won Wimbledon easily, losing just one set and then he turned pro right after, regularly beaten by the best pros in the first three months.
Hoad in the world tour and in the preliminary matches Trabert def. Mal Anderson writing in World Tennis, stated that Kramer established a tournament points system to decide the best players in the world: Kramer's own pro ranking different from the points ranking: Gonzales , Rosewall , Segura , Alex Olmedo ; just after Gonzales won a small tournament and then shortly retired; Olmedo beat Trabert in a depleted U.
Rod Laver had a successful amateur year, winning with Emerson the Davis Cup, and alone all four of the Grand Slam tournaments, but was severely beaten for his pro debut in ; Rosewall announced his Pro rankings at the end of , omitting Segura then semi-retired: In the second and final phase Rosewall won the tour, beating Laver , and Gimeno won 3rd place, beating Buchholz Then Rosewall captured five tournaments including the 3 majors of that year and Laver reached the finals of two majors and also won 5 tournaments making him undoubtedly the vice-king; Rosewall def.
Pro ; Rosewall def. Laver in French Pro ; Rosewall def. Joe McCauley; Robert Geist ; World Tennis; the pros established a ranking system based on points awarded at 19 major tournaments 7 points for the winner, 4 for the runner-up, 3 for 3rd place, 2 for 4th and 1 for each quarterfinalist ; the final positions were: Rosewall won 11 tournaments in all and finished first in the Trofeo Facis tour of Italy and in the European Cup tour.
Laver won 12 tournaments in all and won an Australian tour over Hoad, who in turn finished ahead of Laver in a 5-man tour of New Zealand. In all known matches throughout the year, Laver beat Rosewall but trailed to Gonzalez, who in turned trailed Rosewall Laver is quoted by McCauley as saying after the Wembley Pro final: Despite this win, I am not there yet — Ken is.
I may have beaten him more often than he has beaten me this year but he has won the biggest tournaments except here. We are working on a points system which is the soundest way so that everyone has to try hard all the time and Ken has the most points";  McCauley's chapter is entitled: Joe McCauley ; though Rosewall has won 2 of the 3 very major tournaments, Laver was the new undisputed king of tennis.
Laver finished first in the pros' points ranking system, with Rosewall second and Gimeno third. Laver won 21 tournaments in all to Rosewall's 7.
Rosewall beat Laver in U. Joe McCauley ; this was the year of the greatest rivalry between Laver and Rosewall; they shared all the major tournaments with Laver slightly ahead: Laver finalist both times, Gimeno won 6 tournaments, Gonzales won 1; Laver and Rosewall were tied in head-to-head matches.
Joe McCauley ; Laver probably was at the peak of his whole career, at least on fast courts, winning 19 tournaments including all the majors: Open , where Ashe def.
Tom Okker , also an amateur, who def. Rosewall in the SFs, with Laver losing in the 4th round. Pro and the last-ever French Pro , both over Newcombe.
Overall, Laver won 13 titles, although 5 of his wins were in 4-man invitationals; his wins included 7 of the 11 NTL tournaments and he was vs.
Ashe and vs. Ashe won 10 tournaments,  including the U. Amateur Championships , and 8 other amateur titles and was in the amateur-only Davis Cup.
Rosewall won 5 titles, including the initial open event at Bournemouth, over Laver. Okker won 6 open or amateur events, including the Italian Open.
Of the 8 tournaments with at least 6 of the top 10 players participating, Laver won 4 he played all 8 , including: Laver won 18 tournaments, including 6 of the 9 National Tennis League events, for a record  and was vs Okker, vs Newcombe but only vs Roche.
Roche won 5 titles with 5 runner-ups with a record  and Newcombe won 3 titles with a record. Okker had 4 victories with a record, Rosewall won 3 titles, and Arthur Ashe won 2 titles and made the SFs of Wimbledon and the U.
In the inaugural Masters , the year-end Grand Prix tournament all round robin , Stan Smith and Laver were both , but as Smith beat Laver he was named the champion Rosewall was ; neither Newcombe or Roche qualified.
Of the 5 other tournaments with 8 of the top 10 players playing, Laver won 4: In the 5th, the U. Of the next 9 events with 4 or more of the top 10 players, Laver won 2 of the 5 he entered while Rosewall won 1 with Newcombe and Roche winning none.
In total, Laver won 12 ATP events, plus the Tennis Champions Classic, a series of two-player events, defeating Rosewall in the final, and 2 other invitational events.
He was including vs. Newcombe, and vs. Rosewall won 6 titles for a record, including vs. Newcombe and vs.
Newcombe won 2 other titles, but only had to beat 1 top 10 player in those; his record was Roche won 3 titles for a record.
Nastase won the round-robin Masters no WCT players , going , with a victory over Smith, who was Smith won 6 titles overall, including 3 significant Grand Prix events, and was Pro for a total of 7 titles with a record, including vs.
Newcombe also won the U. Pro Indoor over Laver for a total of 5 titles for a record, including vs.
Rosewall and vs. Laver won 7 titles, including the final Tennis Champions Classic, going unbeaten in 13 matches and winning the final over Kodes, for an record.
Laver had the most success in the highest prize-money events: An agreement allowed WCT players to play the U. Smith won 4 of the 7 "A" or "B" Grand Prix he entered and 9 titles overall for a record including in the Davis Cup; def.
Nastase in the finals with a record vs. Laver in a 5th set tiebreak heavily watched on U. Laver won 5 WCT titles, including the U. Pro Indoor over Rosewall, for a record, including vs.
Newcombe won 6 WCT titles for a record, including vs. Newcombe beat Jan Kodes to win the U. Open after they def. Ken Rosewall and Smith in the SFs Nastase lost 2nd round and won the Australian Open , Rosewall, who lost in the 3rd round, being the only other top 10 player entered.
Newcombe and Smith and vs. Newcombe only won 1 other title but was runner-up in 5, including in 2 of the 3 Group A Grand Prix events he entered.
Smith won the WCT Finals def. Smith and Newcombe did not play each other. Okker won 7 titles including 2 Group A Grand Prix.
Rosewall skipped the French and Wimbledon and Laver only slam was U. Open - lost 3rd round mainly played the WCT winning 5 titles each.
No consensus among the sources: Newcombe won 10 events, including 4 of 10 in 1 of the 3 groups of the WCT circuit, the non-tour affiliated Palm Springs with 7 of top 10 players , and the WCT Finals over Borg Guillermo Vilas and Rosewall did not play and played few GP events, winning 3 mid-level events, def.
Rosewall in a final; Newcombe was vs. Vilas won the year-end Masters def. Ilie Nastase in the finals, plus def. Rosewall won none of 9 events played.
All sources had Connors No. No consensus among sources: Connors on the new clay at the US Open Connors def. Ashe was including vs. Vilas and vs.
Borg beat Vilas was vs. Connors also made the finals of the Australian Open losing to John Newcombe they were the only top 10 players competing and won 9 tournaments, none of them AA Grand Prix events he only entered 2 of those beating Borg a 2nd time in the SFs of one with an record.
Vilas won 5 events including 2 AA Grand Prix. Collins, Elian and Lorge ranked Borg No. Pro Indoor over Borg and the non-tour affiliated Palm Springs 8 of top 10 players playing , defeating Borg in the SFs, compiling a record vs.
Borg won 7 titles including 1 top-tier GP event the U. Nastase won 6 tournaments, but no top-tier GP events only entered 2 , with a record, including vs.
Connors and vs. The Australian Open did not have any top 10 players participate. Borg won 13 of 20 tournaments for an match record, including vs.
Vilas a 4th match between them in the final of the Johannesburg Open, a top-tier event, was cancelled and vs. Vilas won 17 out of 32 tournaments for a record including 4-match non-ATP title at Rye, New York and in the Davis Cup , plus won 50 matches in a row, although some events had no topranked players; for the year Borg was vs.
Top 10 players; Vilas ; and Connors Vilas was vs. Connors and made the finals of the January Australian Open he was the only top 10 player who entered losing to Roscoe Tanner.
Connors won 8 of 19 events 9 being WCT and made the finals of the U. Pro Indoor , which had 8 top 10 players, compiling a record of Gerulaitis won the December Australian Open he was only top 10 player and the Italian Open , plus 3 other events.
By the s Collins and Barrett were quoted saying Vilas deserved No. Vilas Connors, Gerulaitis and McEnroe absent, but 7 top 10 players participated.
Connors won the first hard-court US Open def. Gerulaitis in SFs; Vilas lost 4th round. Borg won 9 titles, including the Italian Open , out of 17 ATP events entered compiling a ATP record; he also won 9 additional titles in 10 special or invitational tournaments draws of 4 to 16 players plus was in the Davis Cup.
Clay Court , in 16 ATP events entered for a record, plus won 4 titles in special or invitational events. Which ATP tournaments were considered top-tier events was not clear but Borg had an record versus top 10 players defeated 7 more at special events while Connors was Borg was vs.
Connors including at special events. McEnroe won a depleted Masters Connors defaulted to McEnroe in round robin due to injury; Borg, Vilas and Gerulaitis did not play plus 4 other titles late in the year.
Vilas won the Australian Open with no other top 10 players, plus 7 other titles. McEnroe won the U. Borg after they beat Connors and Gerulaitis in the SFs.
Borg won 4 of the 5 Super Series events he played, including Las Vegas over Connors, and 13 titles out of 20 tournaments for an record.
McEnroe won 2 of 6 Super Series he played for 10 titles total with a record, including in the Davis Cup. Connors won 3 of 5 Super Series he played, including the U.
Pro Indoor 9 of the top 10 players entered , the U. Clay Court and the U. Indoor , winning 8 titles in total with a record. McEnroe while McEnroe-Connors were Vilas won the Australian Open but no other top 10 players participated.
Vitas Gerulaitis who def. Borg also won 3 including Las Vegas of the 5 Super Series events he entered he retired with injury in the finals of a 4th and 9 titles in total in 14 events for a record.
Indoor over Connors and 9 titles in total for an record. McEnroe and vs. Pro Indoor over McEnroe, and 6 titles overall compiling a record.
Brian Teacher won the Australian Open which had 4 top 10 players participate more than usual , his only title of the year.
Lendl won 1 Super Series and 6 other titles in 33 events, while Gene Mayer won 5 titles. Tennis Magazine France agreed with the top 3. Open defeating Björn Borg in the finals of both after Borg def.
Borg captured the French Open def. The Australian Open only had 2 of the top 10 players and neither won. McEnroe also won the depleted WCT Finals , with none of the year's other top 5, plus 2 of the 5 Super Series tournaments he entered for 10 titles with a record, including in the Davis Cup.
McEnroe was vs. Borg including an invitational event , vs. Connors, but vs. Borg played a reduced schedule winning 3 titles in the 9 events with a record vs.
Connors won 2 of 7 Super Series another final he reached was suspended by weather for 4 titles altogether with a record, including vs Lendl one being a key victory in the Davis Cup.
Lendl won 2 of 5 Super Series, including the Canadian Open which had the most players of the top 10 present 6 of the Super Series events , and 10 events in total for a record.
Clerc won 6 titles including 2 Super Series, one being the Italian Open 5 of the top 10 present , and the other the U. Clay Court , over Lendl.
Connors won 7 out of 18 tournaments, but did not win a Grand Prix Super Series out of 4 entered, compiling a record. Lendl won 15 out of 23 events although 8 were WCT events, most with no top 10 players entered including 2 of the 4 Super Series he played one being Cincinnati with 6 of the top 10 , for a record.
McEnroe won 5 of 15 tournaments, including 3 of 6 Super Series including the U. Pro Indoor over Connors , for a record.
Connors was vs. Lendl and vs. McEnroe with Lendl vs. Vilas won 1 Super Series, Monte Carlo , with 5 of the top No Top 10 players entered the Australian Open.
For the first time since the Australian Open featured top-ranked players but only 3 of the top 10 as Wilander def.
Lendl and McEnroe to capture the title. Pro Indoor , again over Lendl, while Connors won 2 of 6, Wilander won 2 of 6, including Monte Carlo with 6 of top 10 playing and Cincinnati 7 of top 10 , over McEnroe, and Lendl won 2 of 5, including the Canadian Open 6 of top Lendl was with 7 titles was runner-up in 5 important events and was vs Connors.
Connors was with 4 titles but also won 9 invitation events, some with 4- or 8-man fields. Wilander won 9 titles in total with an record, including in the Davis Cup.
Noah won 4 titles, including the German Open Super Series 6 of top Tennis Magazine France had Wilander No.
At Wimbledon he defeated Ivan Lendl after def. Mats Wilander in the SFs Lendl def. Lendl after they beat Wilander and Connors, respectively, in the SFs.
At the French Open Lendl came from down 2 sets to def. McEnroe after they def. Wilander and Connors in the SFs.
McEnroe missed the Australian Open with a wrist injury and Wilander captured that title Lendl lost 4th round; Connors absent; 3 of the top 10 players played.
McEnroe won 13 events 8 indoors, 2 grass, 2 hard, 1 clay of 15, including 4 of the 5 Super Series he played including the U. Pro Indoor over Lendl and the Canadian Open which had 6 and 7 of the top Connors won 5 titles, including 1 of 6 Super Series and 2 other significant titles, for a record but was vs Lendl.
Lendl won 3 events, including 1 of 6 Super Series, and was a finalist in 8 with a record. Wilander won 3 titles, including 1 Super Series Cincinnati with 6 of the top 10 , for a record.
Lendl also won the WCT Finals def. Lendl won 11 of the 17 events he entered with an record overall, including vs McEnroe and vs Wilander. McEnroe won 8 titles, including 3 of 4 Super Series, including the U.
Pro Indoor and the Canadian Open over Lendl both with 6 of the top 10 for a record. Wilander won 3 titles 0 of 7 Super Series but was a finalist in 10 events compiling a record.
Connors did not win an ATP event but made 2 finals and won 3 invitational events with 12 or more player draws.
Becker in the QFs Wilander lost 3rd round ; and the Masters def. Becker and Wilander Edberg lost SFs event returned to 8-player round robin. Becker won Wimbedon def.
Lendl with Wilander losing in the 4th round. There was no Australian Open that year as it was switching to January from December each year. Wilander to win the Lipton International with 9 of the top 10 players present , this year upgraded to a Super Series event and with a player draw considered to be the "5th Grand Slam" was worth more ATP points than the Australian Open this year through Lendl won 2 other Super Series of 7 entered , the U.
Pro Indoor 6 of the top 10 present in its last year as a Super Series and the Italian Open 8 of top 10 present and finished the year with 9 titles and a record, but only vs Becker.
Becker won 3 of 7 Super Series, including the Canadian Open 6 of the top 10 , for 6 titles altogether and a record. Wilander and Yannick Noah both won 1 Super Series and 1 other title.
Edberg won a 1 Super Series and 2 other titles, while Mecir won 1 title and Perfors won none. Lendl in the finals of Wimbledon after Lendl def. Edberg won the last grass-court Australian Open , with 6 of the top 10 players present, over Cash, who def.
Lendl in the SFs Wilander absent. Lendl also won 3 of the 5 Super Series tournaments he entered for 8 titles in total for a record, including vs Edberg and vs Wilander.
Edberg won 3 Super Series out of 7 for 7 titles total with a record with a split against Wilander. Wilander won 2 of 6 Super Series, including the Italian Open and Monte Carlo both 8 of top 10 with 5 titles total with a record.
Lendl in the 5th set, a exact reversal of their final from the previous year but 1 minute longer at 4 hours 54 minutes , after Lendl def.
Agassi in the SFs. Edberg won Wimbledon def. Lendl in the SFs. Becker won both the year-ending Masters over Lendl, who def.
Wilander also won 2 Super Series of 6 played, including the Lipton International over Jimmy Connors, and 6 titles total with a record. Lendl won 3 Super Series out of 3, including the Canadian Open 6 of the top 10 and the Italian Open , for a record only playing 10 events.
Becker won 3 of 6 Super Series and 4 additional titles for a record including in leading West Germany to the Davis Cup. Edberg and Agassi each won 0 Super Series of 5 and 3 and 6 titles.
Lendl won the Australian Open was worth ATP points compared to or for the other 3 Grand Slams; 6 of the top 10 players were present while Becker lost in the 4th round and Edberg lost in the QFs.
Becker in the finals of the Masters and def. Lendl in the SFs, but only won 1 other tournament out of The Indian Wells Super Series tournament with 8 of the top 10 players participating was won by Miloslav Mecir , his only victory of the year.
Becker won 3 other titles in 13 events , including 1 Super Series of 5, the Paris Indoor 7 of the top 10 over Edberg, compiling a record including vs.
Lendl also won 4 Super Series of 4, including the Lipton International , Stockholm and the German Open all had 6 of top 10 , and 5 other titles for a match record, but was vs.
Edberg also won 3 of the 7 Championship Series events the former Super Series he played, including Indian Wells and the Paris Indoor both with 8 of the top 10 players playing.
Edberg lost the final of the Australian Open to Lendl retiring in the 3rd set due to injury the event had the top 4 and 5 of the top 10 players; its ATP points were increased to be vs for other Grand Slams.
Andres Gomez won the French Open def.