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Here's a list of the top Men's Tennis players in the world today in 2018. This is one of the most exciting periods in the history of the game. The 2017 ATP rankings only factor in the past calendar year's tournament, which neglects not only how the players have been fairing recently, but also their career record. Both the player's past and recent history is taken into account, but the list will focus on a particular player's recent body of work, with the past and his current streak taken into account, especially performances at the four major tournaments  when it comes to tiebreakers between two players.

The list only includes players who are playing in ATP tour events, not the senior tour. This is not a historical list of the best tennis players of all time. Unsurprisingly, a lot of the players on this list have fared well in tournaments, especially the majors. For the past handful of years, four players have swapped positions in the top-4, leaving them a little bit ahead of their contemporaries. Players like Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer are some of the most recognizable faces  in the world and on the account of their major titles at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open, are near the top of the list.  

Vote on who you think is the best mens tennis player in the world today. Make your own list and ranking as you deem fit. You can include your favorite players not on the list, but the only caveat is that they must be current players.

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Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Roger Federer Switzerland

Australian Open: Winner 2017, 2018
Wimbledon: Winner 2017; Finalist 2015
US Open: Finalist 2015

2
281 170
Rafael Nadal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Rafael Nadal Spain

Australian Open: Finalist 2017
French Open: Winner 2017
US Open: Winner 2017

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268 199
Novak Djokovic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Novak Djokovic Serbia

Australian Open: Winner 2015, 2016
French Open: Winner 2016; Finalist 2015
Wimbledon: Winner 2015
US Open: Winner 2015; Finalist 2016

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183 170
Andy Murray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Andy Murray United Kingdom

Australian Open: Finalist 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016
French Open: Finalist 2016

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157 134
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Stanislas Wawrinka Switzerland

French Open: Winner 2015; Finalist 2017
US Open: Winner 2016

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128 118
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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58 46
Alexander Zverev is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Alexander Zverev

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81 81
Grigor Dimitrov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Grigor Dimitrov Bulgaria

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64 64
Marin Čilić is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Marin Čilić Croatia

Australian Open: Finalist 2018
Wimbledon: Finalist 2017

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103 117
Kei Nishikori is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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60 56
Dominic Thiem is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Dominic Thiem Austria

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83 107
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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81 100
Milos Raonic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Milos Raonic Canada

Wimbledon: Finalist 2016

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46 50
Nick Kyrgios is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Nick Kyrgios Australia

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45 49
David Goffin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Feniks added David Goffin Belgium

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52 65
Gaël Monfils is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Gaël Monfils France

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73 90
Tomáš Berdych is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Tomáš Berdych Czech Republic

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61 87
Richard Gasquet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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86 111
David Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
David Ferrer Spain

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54 72
John Isner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
John Isner United States of America

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30 46
Jack Sock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Jack Sock United States of America

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11 12
Denis Shapovalov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
jacob-ginzburg added Denis Shapovalov

The Tallest Men's Tennis Players of All Time, Ranked

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16 20
Chung Hyeon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Hyeon Chung

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17 26
Fernando Verdasco is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Fernando Verdasco Spain

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16 23
Lucas Pouille is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Lucas Pouille

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32 46
Sam Querrey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Sam Querrey United States of America

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16 18
Diego Sebastián Schwartzman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Diego Schwartzman Argentina

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22 27
Borna Ćorić is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Borna Ćorić

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20 31
Kevin Anderson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Kevin Anderson South Africa

US Open: Finalist 2017

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22 38
Fabio Fognini is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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39 70
Lleyton Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
JordanBell added Lleyton Hewitt Australia

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37 68
Tommy Haas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Tommy Haas United States of America, Germany

The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

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15 21
Pablo Cuevas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Pablo Cuevas Uruguay, Mexico

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29 53
Gilles Simon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Gilles Simon France

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25 43
Alexandr Dolgopolov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
stimpyhg added Alexandr Dolgopolov Ukraine

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26 39
Feliciano López is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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15 23
Vasek Pospisil is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Vasek Pospisil Canada

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10 21
Nicolas Mahut is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Nicolas Mahut France

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9 14
Adrian Mannarino is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Adrian Mannarino France

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12 19
Pablo Carreño Busta is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Pablo Carreno Busta Spain

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15 30
Thanasi Kokkinakis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Thanasi Kokkinakis

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25 39
Marcos Baghdatis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

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13 27
Ivo Karlović is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Ivo Karlović Croatia

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20 32
Philipp Kohlschreiber is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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22 46
Tommy Robredo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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12 26
João Sousa is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
amsmaia added João Sousa Portugal

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21 35
Andreas Seppi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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13 23
Ryan Harrison is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Ryan Harrison United States of America

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30 62
Nikolay Davydenko is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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20 34
Benoît Paire is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Benoît Paire France