Tennis Stars of Current Era

Milos Raonic

Stan Wawrinka – This Polish Tennis superstar has proved his mettle multiple times currently ranked at number 4th. He has won eight titles in total throughout his career till date. His current titles include Chennai Open 2015, ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo (Outdoor/Clay) , Australian Open  (Outdoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) 2014, Oeiras  (Outdoor/Clay) 2013, Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) 2011, Casablanca  (Outdoor/Clay) 2010 and Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) in 2006

Kei Nishikori – Japanese Tennis superstar ended 2014 season as the highest ranked Asian in ATP World Tour History posting 54 wins that is a career high for the player till date. Till date he has earned titles Tokyo  (Outdoor/Hard) , Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Barcelona  (Outdoor/Clay) , Memphis  (Indoor/Hard), Memphis  (Indoor/Hard), Tokyo  (Outdoor/Hard) and Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard)

Milos Raonic –  Canadian player who has become the first player to end the season by getting in the top 10 ranks after winning a personal best 49 matches and earning the 6th title in the ATP 500 level in Washington. Till date he has won Washington  (Outdoor/Hard),  Bangkok  (Indoor/Hard) , San Jose  (Indoor/Hard), San Jose  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) and San Jose  (Indoor/Hard).

Marin Cilic – The Croatian player ended the season as the number 9th player and earned over 50 titles for the first time in his career and achieving 4 titles along with the 1st Grand Slam at US Open. Till date he has (4) Moscow  (Indoor/Hard) , US Open  (Outdoor/Hard) , Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard) , Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard), (1) Zagreb, (2) Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) , London / Queen’s Club  (Outdoor/Grass), (1) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard), (2) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard), (2) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) and (1) New Haven  (Outdoor/Hard).

David Ferrer – Spanish Number 2 just behind Nadal remained in top 10 for the 5th straight year and 6th overall. Titles that he won include (1) Doha  (Outdoor/Hard), 2014 (1) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay),2013 (2) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard),2012 (7) ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Paris  (Indoor/Hard) , Valencia  (Indoor/Hard) , Bastad  (Outdoor/Clay) , s-Hertogenbosch  (Outdoor/Grass) , Acapulco  (Outdoor/Clay) , Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Grigor Dimitrov – This Belgium player ended his season with 11 spot posting career best of 50 matches. Currently his titles include 2014 3) London / Queen’s Club  (Outdoor/Grass) , Bucharest  (Outdoor/Clay) , Acapulco  (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Stockholm  (Indoor/Hard).

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga – For consecutive 7th year this French player has finished top 15, winning the second career ATP Masters 1000 title in Toronto. His titles include 2014 (1) ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Canada (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Marseille  (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (2) Metz  (Indoor/Hard) , Doha  (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (2) Vienna  (Indoor/Hard) , Metz  (Indoor/Hard).

Ernest Gulbis – Gulbis is a Lavatian player who has finished in the 20th spot in the season end winning a career high of 41 matches. His titles include 2014 (2) Nice (Outdoor/Clay) , Marseille  (Indoor/Hard),2013 (2) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard) , Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Los Angeles  (Outdoor/Hard), 2010 (1) Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard).

Feliciano Lopez – Lopez is ranked as number three after Nadal and Ferrer in Spain and for the first time this year took a ranking within number 15th. Currently he has 2014 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass), 2013 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass), 2010 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard), 2004 (1) Vienna (Indoor/Hard).

Roberto Bautista Agut – This year has been best for Agut in which he ended his season end of best 15 from 59. Agut has bagged titles including 2014 (2) Stuttgart (Outdoor/Clay), s-Hertogenbosch (Outdoor/Grass).

Kevin Anderson – Anderson is the first South African to play for back to back Top 20 after Wayne Ferreira from 1994-96. His single titles include 2012 (1) Delray Beach (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard).

Tommy Robredo – Robredo finished this season in the Top 20 for the 7th time. The player has earned titles and recent ones include  (2) Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) , Casablanca  (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Santiago  (Outdoor/Clay),2009 (2) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Costa Do Sauipe  (Outdoor/Clay), 2008 (1) Bsstad  (Outdoor/Clay)           .

John Isner – Isner is the American tennis superstar who finished the Top 20 for the fifth consecutive year. 2014 (2) Atlanta  (Outdoor/Hard) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (2) Atlanta  (Outdoor/Hard) , Houston  (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (2) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard) , Newport  (Outdoor/Grass), 2011 (2) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard) , Newport  (Outdoor/Grass), 2010 (1) Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Fabio Fognini – He is the only Italian tennis player after Corrado Barazzutti in 1977-78 to finish in top 20 for the second straight year. His titles include 2014 (1) Vina del Mar  (Outdoor/Clay), 2013 (2) Hamburg  (Outdoor/Clay) , Stuttgart  (Outdoor/Clay).

Gael Monfils – Monfils got to finish in Top 20 for the first time after 2011 and overall this was the fifth time when he managed to stay under the top 20. Monfils has claimed titles including 2014 (1) Montpellier (Indoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Stockholm (Indoor/Hard), 2010 (1) Montpellier (Indoor/Hard), 2009 (1) Metz (Indoor/Hard), 2005 (1) Sopot  (Outdoor/Clay).

Gilles Simon – The French tennis player sneaked into the top 25 for the sixth time in seven years and also entered ATP Masters 1000 final for the second time in Shanghai during the October tournament. Simon holds the titles such as 2013 (1) Metz (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (1) Bucharest (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (2) Hamburg  (Outdoor/Clay) , Sydney  (Outdoor/Hard),2010 (1) Metz  (Indoor/Hard), 2009 (1) Bangkok  (Indoor/Hard) among others.

David Goffin – He achieved the status of highest ranking player in Belgium with a yearend high of no 22 and won total of 24 matches in the season which also happens to be Goffin’s personal best. His titles include 2014 (2) Metz  (Indoor/Hard) , Kitzbühel  (Outdoor/Clay).

Philipp Kohlschreiber – KOHLSCHREIBER has bagged the fourth ATP title on home soil in Düsseldorf in May and for the third consecutive year has finished in the Top 25. He has bagged titles such as 2014 (1) Dusseldorf (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (1) Munich (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Halle  (Outdoor/Grass).

Julien Benneteau – Benneteau in the French tennis player who has achieved the year end ranking of number 25 following his entry in the 1st ATP Masters 1000 SF in Cincinnati and a runner up show in Kuala Lumpur. His titles include 2014 (1) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard),2013 (2) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Rotterdam  (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (2) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Sydney  (Outdoor/Hard),2011 (1) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard).

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