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The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now  

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Here's a list of the top Men's Tennis players in the world today in 2019. 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.  

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Novak Djokovic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Serbia

Australian Open: Winner 2015, 2016, 2019
French Open: Winner 2016; Finalist 2015
Wimbledon: Winner 2015
US Open: Winner 2015; Finalist 2016, Winner 2018

2
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Switzerland

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

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Rafael Nadal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Spain

Australian Open: Finalist 2017, Finalist 2019
French Open: Winner 2017, 2018
US Open: Winner 2017, 2019

4
Dominic Thiem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Austria

French Open: Finalist 2018

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Alexander Zverev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added
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Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Argentina

US Open: Winner 2009, Finalist 2018

7
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Switzerland

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

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Kei Nishikori is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
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Daniil Medvedev is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Daniil Medvedev

U.S. Open: Finalist 2019

10
Kevin Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
South Africa

US Open: Finalist 2017
Wimbledon: Finalist 2018

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Andy Murray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
United Kingdom

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

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Marin Čilić is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Croatia

Australian Open: Finalist 2018
Wimbledon: Finalist 2017

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Grigor Dimitrov is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Bulgaria
14
John Isner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
United States of America
15
Stefanos Tsitsipas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Milos Raonic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Canada

Wimbledon: Finalist 2016

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Gaël Monfils is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added France
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Nick Kyrgios is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added
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Denis Shapovalov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
jacob-ginzburg added Canada
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Borna Ćorić is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Borna Ćorić
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Felix Auger-Aliassime is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
yhaile added Felix Auger-Aliassime
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Fabio Fognini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
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David Goffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
Feniks added Belgium
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Diego Sebastián Schwartzman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now
bezveze added Argentina