The Best Tennis Players Of 2022

Who is the best tennis player in the world? Here are the best men's tennis players on the ATP Tour in 2022. Based on ATP Tour wins and fan votes, these 2022 world tennis rankings feature legends of the sport, rising stars, and new tennis players. Who is the best tennis player right now? Which great men's tennis players do you love?

The top ranked tennis players 2022 include Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, and the ageless wonder Rafael Nadal. The best tall tennis player Reilly Opelka (6'11") and his countryman John Isner (6'10") are the highest ranked American tennis players in 2022. Emerging tennis stars like Andrey Rublev and Stefanos Tsitsipas are also in the running for best tennis player right now.

Vote up the worlds best tennis players of 2022, and check back to see how the rankings change as the ATP Tour rolls on throughout the year. 


  • Novak Djokovic
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    129 votes
    Novak Djokovic (born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 1 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).Djokovic has won 16 Grand Slam singles titles, five ATP Finals titles, 33 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, 12 ATP Tour 500 titles, and has held the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for over 260 weeks. In majors, he has won a record seven Australian Open titles, five Wimbledon titles, three US Open titles, and one French Open title. Following his victory at the 2016 French Open, he became the eighth player in history to achieve the Career Grand Slam and the third man to hold all four major titles at once, the first ...more
    • Birthplace: Serbia, Belgrade
    • Nationality: Serbia
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
  • Carlos Alcaraz
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    Carlos Alcaraz Garfia (born 5 May 2003) is a Spanish professional tennis player. He has been ranked as high as world No. 19 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), which he first achieved in February 2022. He has won two ATP Tour singles titles and produced his best Grand Slam singles performance at the 2021 US Open after reaching the quarterfinals.
    • Year Turned Pro: 2018
  • Felix Auger Aliassime
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    Félix Auger-Aliassime (born August 8, 2000) is a Canadian professional tennis player. He is the second-youngest player ranked in the top 20 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), and has a career-high singles ranking of No. 9, which he achieved on 10 January 2022, and doubles ranking of No. 60, attained on 1 November 2021. He has eight runner-up finishes in singles and one doubles title on the ATP Tour.
    • Year Turned Pro: 2017
  • Casper Ruud
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    55 votes
    Casper Ruud (born 22 December 1998) is a Norwegian professional tennis player. He is the first Norwegian to win an ATP title (having won six) and to reach the semifinals of ATP Tour Masters 1000 events (all on clay courts). He reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 8 on 25 October 2021, making him the highest ranked Norwegian player in history (surpassing his father, Christian Ruud). He also has a career-high doubles ranking of world No. 133, achieved on 12 July 2021. Ruud is considered one of the most promising young players of his generation, and among the best currently active clay-court players in the world.
    • Year Turned Pro: 2015
  • Rafael Nadal
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    129 votes
    Rafael Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is ranked world No. 5 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), has been ranked No. 1 for 209 weeks, and has finished as the year-end No. 1 five times. Nadal has won 21 Grand Slam men's singles titles, the most in history. He has won 90 ATP singles titles, with 62 on clay, including a record 13 French Open titles and 26 of his 36 Masters titles. His 81 consecutive wins on clay is the longest single-surface win streak in the Open Era.
    • Birthplace: Manacor, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
  • Taylor Fritz
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    48 votes
    Taylor Harry Fritz (born October 28, 1997) is an American professional tennis player. He has a career-high ATP ranking of World No. 20 achieved on 31 January 2022, and a doubles ranking of World No. 104 achieved on 26 July 2021. He reached his maiden ATP final in his third career event, the 2016 Memphis Open. Only one other American, John Isner, has reached an ATP final in fewer career events. He reached the finals in boys' singles at the 2015 French Open and lost to fellow American Tommy Paul in three sets. He avenged the loss by defeating Paul in the boys' singles final at the 2015 US Open.
    • Year Turned Pro: 2015