ATP tour is basically a global top-tier tennis tour organized for male tennis players by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). The 2022 season was the 32nd year and 53rd edition of ATP organizing the global circuit of men’s tennis. The information provided in this article is based on the most titles in tennis career (men’s).
1. Roger Federer
Rodger Federer tops the list of ATP tour singles titles of the modern era with 103 ATP titles. He is also the record holder for most singles titles at 24.
According to ATP, he is the number 30 ranked tennis player in the world with 1665 points. He also has a record 6 ATP finals. Also, he was the world’s no. 1 tennis player in the ATP rankings for a total of 310 weeks. These 310 weeks include a record 237 consecutive weeks.
Federer has also finished as the year-end No. 1 with a bang 5 times. He clearly dominated the world of tennis in his era with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Lastly, he shared an all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic
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2. Rafael Nadal
The ATP ranked world No. 5 tennis player is also present on this prestigious list with 90 ATP tour titles. He was also the world’s No. 1 ranked tennis player for consecutive 209 weeks. In 2008, Nadal became the No. 1 player for the 1st time after his first-ever massive victory against Federer. He also concluded as the No. 1 in the year-end 5 times.
In the history of the ATP Tour, he was one of the most successful teenagers. He became the No. 2 in the world at age 19 and won 16 titles, including his very 1st French Open and also 6 Masters events.
He is the only tennis player with 21 Grand Slam titles. In the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, Nadal clinched the Australian Open 2022 title by defeating Daniil Medvedev. After winning the Australian Open 2022 title, he surpassed his rivals Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in terms of maximum Grand Slam titles.
3. Novak Djokovic
A list of title records is definitely incomplete without the Big Three: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer. Novak has won the 3rd most ATP Tour titles till now with 86 titles. He is the ATP ranked No. 1 tennis player in the world right now with 11015 points. He has remained as the World’s No. 1 for consecutive 335 weeks.
The “Big Titles” of the modern ATP tour consists of four Grand Slam tournaments, all the 9 ATP Masters events, and ATP finals and Djokovic is the only player to win all the “Big Titles”.
He has shared the world record of 20 Grand Slam men’s singles with the other two members of the Big Three. He is also the winner of 86 ATP singles titles that includes a record of 9 Australian Open titles and a joint record of 36 Masters events that he shared with Rafael Nadal.
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4. Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras holds the fourth position on this list with 64 ATP Tour titles. The former American tennis player concluded his career after winning the 2002 US Open against Andre Agassi.
In 1993, the former player achieved the feat of world No. 1 ranked and continued that position for 286 weeks consecutively. This is the 3rd highest record of all time. His 286 weeks included an Open Era record of 6 consecutive years in the No. 1 position from 1993 to 1998.
He was given the nickname “Pistol Pete” because of his extreme skills off of single-handed backhand and accurate and strong serves. He is the winner of 64 top-level singles titles. These titles include 14 Grand Slam titles, 11 Super 9/ATP Masters Series/ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, and 5 Tennis Masters Cup titles) and 2 doubles titles.
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5. Andre Agassi
The last but not the least tennis player on this distinguished list is Andre Agassi. The former American player made into this list with 52 ATP titles. He is also the winner of 8 Grand Slam titles.
Andre Agassi was the winner of the Career Grand Slam for winning all 4 major Tennis tournaments: Wimbledon Open, Australian Open, French Open, and US Open. He is the second player out of 5 to achieve this feat after Rod Laver. He was also the first-ever tennis player who won four Australian Open singles titles.
The former player is the 1st of only two men to achieve the Career Golden Slam. Also, he is the only Tennis player who won a Career Super Slam. Career Golden Slam stands for Career Grand Slam and Olympic gold medal whereas Career Super Slam stands for Career Golden Slam along with a title at the year-end championships.