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

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

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25 10
Rafael Nadal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Rafael Nadal Spain

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

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23 14
Novak Djokovic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Novak Djokovic Serbia

Australian Open: Winner 2008
US Open: Finalist 2007

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13 7
Pete Sampras is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Pete Sampras United States of America

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

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16 11
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Juan Martín del Potro Argentina

US Open: Winner 2009

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18 13
Andre Agassi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Andre Agassi United States of America

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

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18 14
Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Andy Roddick United States of America

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

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14 10
Andy Murray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Andy Murray United Kingdom

US Open: Finalist 2008

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15 13
Lleyton Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Lleyton Hewitt Australia

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

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12 10
Marat Safin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Marat Safin Russia

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

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8 7
Gustavo Kuerten is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Gustavo Kuerten Brazil

French Open: Winner 2000, 2001

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8 7
Nikolay Davydenko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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7 6
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Stanislas Wawrinka Switzerland

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6 5
David Nalbandian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
David Nalbandian Argentina

Wimbledon: Finalist 2002

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9 9
David Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
David Ferrer Spain

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4 4
Gastón Gaudio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Gastón Gaudio Argentina

French Open: Winner 2004

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4 4
Guillermo Coria is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Guillermo Coria Argentina

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3 3
Daniel Nestor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Daniel Nestor Canada, Serbia

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9 10
James Blake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
James Blake United States of America

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8 9
Fernando González is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Fernando González Chile

Australian open: Finalist 2007

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5 6
Patrick Rafter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Patrick Rafter Australia

Wimbledon: Finalist 2000, 2001

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4 5
Juan Carlos Ferrero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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4 5
Goran Ivanisevic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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4 5
Yevgeny Kafelnikov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Yevgeny Kafelnikov Russia

Australian Open: Finalist 2000

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4 5
Ivan Ljubičić is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Ivan Ljubičić Croatia

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2 3
Kevin Ullyett is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Kevin Ullyett Zimbabwe

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2 3
Leander Paes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Leander Paes India

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2 3
Max Mirnyi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Max Mirnyi Belarus

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1 2
Tommy Robredo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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1 2
Fabrice Santoro is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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6 8
Richard Gasquet is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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5 7
Tim Henman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Tim Henman United Kingdom

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5 7
Juan Ignacio Chela is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Juan Ignacio Chela Argentina

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4 6
Carlos Moyá is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Carlos Moyá Spain

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3 5
Àlex Corretja is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Àlex Corretja Spain

French Open: Finalist 2001

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3 5
Sébastien Grosjean is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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3 5
Tommy Haas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Tommy Haas United States of America, Germany

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3 5
Jonas Björkman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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1 3
Xavier Malisse is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Xavier Malisse Belgium

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1 3
Rick Leach is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Rick Leach United States of America

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0 2
Mark Woodforde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Mark Woodforde Australia

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5 8
Guillermo Cañas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Guillermo Cañas Argentina

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5 8
Albert Costa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Albert Costa Spain

French Open: Winner 2002

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4 7
Mardy Fish is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Mardy Fish United States of America

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4 7
Younes El Aynaoui is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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2 5
Nicolás Massú is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Nicolás Massú

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1 4
Wesley Moodie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Wesley Moodie South Africa

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1 4
Thomas Johansson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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1 4
Todd Woodbridge is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Todd Woodbridge Australia

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1 4
Donald Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s
Donald Johnson United States of America