Athletes The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s  

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List of the best men's tennis players from 2000s, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. From 2000 to 2009, tennis had some of the greatest men's tennis players of all time. These are some of the most talented 2000s tennis players to ever live, so if you're a fan of tennis and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular men's tennis player from the 2000s then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list is made up of a variety of players, including Andy Roddick, James Blake, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Andre Agassi. Featuring Grand Slam champions, Wimbledon winners, Doubles players, and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest 2000s tennis players?" and "Who is the best tennis player of 2000s?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of the 2000s in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of the top 2000s tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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64 21
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
South Africa, Switzerland

Australian Open: Winner 2004, 2006, 2007; Finalist 2009
French Open: Winner 2009; Finalist 2006, 2007, 2008
Wimbledon: Winner 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009; Finalist 2008
US Open: Winner 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008; Finalist 2009

2
43 16
Rafael Nadal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Spain

Australian Open: Winner 2009
French Open: Winner 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Wimbledon: Winner 2008; Finalist 2006, 2007

3
36 20
Novak Djokovic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Serbia

Australian Open: Winner 2008
US Open: Finalist 2007

4
26 13
Pete Sampras is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United States of America

Wimbledon: Winner 2000
US Open: Winner 2002; Finalist 2000, 2001

5
26 16
Andy Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United Kingdom

US Open: Finalist 2008

6
27 18
Andre Agassi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United States of America

Australian Open: Winner 2000, 2001, 2003
US Open: Finalist 2002, 2005

7
16 9
David Nalbandian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Argentina

Wimbledon: Finalist 2002

8
20 14
Marat Safin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Russia

Australian Open: Winner 2005; Finalist 2002, 2004
US Open: Winner 2000

9
22 16
Lleyton Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Australia

Wimbledon: Winner 2002
US Open: Winner 2001; Finalist 2004
Australian Open: Finalist 2005

10
24 18
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Argentina

US Open: Winner 2009

11
14 9
Gustavo Kuerten is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Brazil

French Open: Winner 2000, 2001

12
25 21
Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United States of America

US Open: Winner 2003; Finalist 2006
Wimbledon: Finalist 2004, 2005, 2009

13
13 9
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Switzerland

14
10 6
Yevgeny Kafelnikov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Russia

Australian Open: Finalist 2000

15
14 12
David Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Spain

16
12 10
Nikolay Davydenko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

17
6 4
Tommy Robredo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

18
14 13
James Blake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United States of America

19
8 7
Carlos Moyá is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Spain

20
8 7
Juan Carlos Ferrero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

21
6 5
Daniel Nestor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Canada, Serbia

22
4 3
Xavier Malisse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Belgium

23
11 11
Fernando González is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Chile

Australian open: Finalist 2007

24
10 10
Richard Gasquet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

25
8 8
Patrick Rafter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Australia

Wimbledon: Finalist 2000, 2001

26
8 8
Tim Henman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United Kingdom

27
6 6
Ivan Ljubičić is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Croatia

28
6 6
Guillermo Coria is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Argentina

29
5 5
Tommy Haas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United States of America

30
5 5
Leander Paes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
India

31
5 5
Jonas Björkman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

32
4 4
Kevin Ullyett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Zimbabwe

33
4 4
Max Mirnyi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Belarus

34
3 3
Fabrice Santoro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

35
6 7
Goran Ivanisevic is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

36
5 6
Gastón Gaudio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Argentina

French Open: Winner 2004

37
5 6
Àlex Corretja is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Spain

French Open: Finalist 2001

38
1 2
Mark Woodforde is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Australia

39
6 8
Juan Ignacio Chela is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Argentina

40
6 8
Mardy Fish is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United States of America

41
5 7
Younes El Aynaoui is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

42
4 6
Sébastien Grosjean is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

43
2 4
Olivier Rochus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Belgium

44
2 4
Rick Leach is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
United States of America

45
2 4
Thomas Johansson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

46
2 4
Todd Woodbridge is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Australia

47
1 3
Mark Knowles is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Bahamas

48
6 9
Albert Costa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Spain

French Open: Winner 2002

49
2 5
Nenad Zimonjić is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

50
2 5
Michaël Llodra is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s