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Rafael Nadal
Spanish ace Rafael Nadal was once a promising soccer player – until age 12, when he chose tennis and began winning national age-group championships. Turning pro at 15, he made an immediate impact and reached world #5 ranking while still not yet 19. Now 26, Nadal is currently ranked at […]

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Jimmy Connors
American Jimmy Connors was the best player in the world for part of the decade during the 1970s and deserves his place among the game’s all-time greats. Though smaller than most of his rivals (Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Ilie Nastase,, Guillermo Vilas), Connors’ determination and never-say-die attitude propelled him to […]

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Novak Djokovic 1
Novak Djokovic has closed out the 2012 tennis season ranked #1 in the world (he ended 2011 as #1 as well). Despite challenges from Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and, in 2011, Rafael Nadal, Djokovic has been the dominant force in the men’s game for two years. Like Federer, Djokovic is […]

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Bjorn Borg
Borg is, some say, the greatest male tennis player in history. A dominating force in especially the late 1970s, Borg won 11 Grand Slam titles and 5 straight Wimbledon championships between 1974 and 1981. A precocious teenager, Borg was winning international titles by 18 with his unusual style and great […]

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