10 Best Tennis Hard-Court Players of All Time

By khushi
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Tennis

Playing on hard courts is not an easy job for tennis players. They require extra stamina and strength to play on these courts.

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Hard courts are found on Australian open and US open grand slams. There are many players who specialised themselves on these courts.

Today we will list down top 10 of them.

#10 John McEnroe

The American has win percentage of 81.6 on hard courts and 3 hard court grand slam titles. McEnroe was New Yorker which gave him advantage on these hard courts in US Open.

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#9 Boris Becker

Becker has win percentage of 77.4 on hard courts and 3 hard court grand slam titles. Becker’s movement on hard courts was pretty good. His first serve and go to net quickly was supported by hard courts very well.

#8 Ivan Lendl

The American has win percentage of 82.6 on hard courts and 5 hard court grand slam titles. Lendl not only won 5 grand slam titles on hard courts but also, he played 11 finals.

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#7 Mats Wilander

Wilander has win percentage of 72.3 on hard courts and 4 hard court grand slam titles. In 1988 season he won French open, Australian open and US open in same year which made him hard court specialist.

#6 Andre Agassi

The American has win percentage of 78.9 on hard courts and 6 hard court grand slam titles. Andre Agassi was best US player in Australian open history.

#5 Jimmy Connors

Connors has win percentage of 83.1 on hard courts and 5 hard court grand slam titles. Hard court was Connors strongest surface. He won 48 hard court titles in his career.

#4 Rafael Nadal

The Spanish has win percentage of 77.8 on hard courts and 5 hard court grand slam titles. Rafael Nadal will always know as greatest clay court player but he won majors at Australian and US open too which makes him a good player of hard court as well.

#3 Pete Sampras

Sampras has win percentage of 80.6 on hard courts and 7 hard court grand slam titles. History will remember Sampras as one of the greatest servers but hard courts are like a companion to his serves. Pete Sampras won first title in 1990 and last in 2002.

#2 Roger Federer

The Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has win percentage of 83.5 on hard courts and 11 hard court grand slam titles. Federer won multiple Australian and US open titles also he won several Masters 1000 tournaments. He won US open 5 times consecutively.

#1 Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic holds the No.1 position in this list. He has win percentage of 84.2 on hard courts and 12 hard court grand slam titles. Djokovic is the most dominant player in the history of Australian open and he also won three US open titles. His all-round game is reason behind his success on hard courts. He has no particular weakness.

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Khushi joined Sports Big News in 2022. She is an avid cricket and football lover who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through her keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, she aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in her writing. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, Khushi seeks to infuse his writing with the same level of precision.