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  • In the ninth profile of a series on the 26 players to rise to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, ATPTour.com looks back on the career of Pete Sampras. View Full List First Week As No. 1: 12 April 1993 Total Weeks At No. 1: 286 Year-End No. 1: 1993-1998 As World No. 1 With 286 weeks

    Editor's Note: But for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wimbledon would now be underway. During the next two weeks, ATPTour.com will look back on memorable matches and happenings at the grass-court Grand Slam. Before it was demolished in 2009, the original No. 2 court at Wimbledon was

    In the fifth episode, Michael Mmoh talks about the movement towards racial equality and social justice and how he's been inspired by the recent wave of activism. The 22-year-old also provides an update on his training and gives us a tour of his new home... Embracing the unex

    #NextGenATP star Alex de Minaur is nicknamed ‘Demon’. His physical attributes — blinding speed and relentless groundstrokes — certainly make him a demon to play against. But it’s the 21-year-old’s attitude that sets him apart. “Every day counts. You don’t realise that at such a y

    After winning eight consecutive matches from qualifying to collect his third ATP Challenger Tour title of the year in Nottingham, Nick Kyrgios walked through the gates of the All England Club for the first time in 2014 with plenty of confidence. The 19-year-old wild card picked u

    When Dustin Brown stepped onto Centre Court for the first time in 2015, the German was aiming to record his second victory against a former champion at the event in three years. Two years after beating 2002 winner Lleyton Hewitt in the second round, Brown met two-time champion Ra

    On a recent episode of Tennis United, co-host Vasek Pospisil revealed that he enjoys maple syrup on his pizza crust. Reigning Nitto ATP Finals champion Stefanos Tsitsipas was firm in his disagreement. “That’s a double fault!”  Tsitsipas and WTA star Naomi Osaka answered a series

    Editor's Note: But for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wimbledon would now be underway. During the next two weeks, ATPTour.com will look back on memorable matches and happenings at the grass-court Grand Slam. At the start of June 2016, Marcus Willis was giving tennis lessons at the W

    An 18-year-old Roger Federer played his first ATP Tour match on grass at the 1999 Fever-Tree Championships. Byron Black, who never won a title on the surface, defeated him 6-3, 6-0. Little did anyone know that Federer would become the greatest on grass. The Swiss’ first big break

    Nobody will soon forget the first-round battle between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut at 2010 Wimbledon. The epic, which remains the longest match in tennis history, lasted 11 hours and five minutes over three days, from 22-24 June. The chair umpire was Sweden’s Mohamed Lahyani. “T

    When Craig Boynton walked into the seeded players' locker room at the All England Club on 23 June 2010, his charge, John Isner, was beyond exhausted. “For a brief period of time, a minute or two, he was talking and it didn’t make sense. It was gibberish. He was so depleted,”

    In his first match at The Championships since one of his greatest Wimbledon triumphs, Roger Federer narrowly avoided an opening day upset at Wimbledon in 2010. Appearing at SW19 for the first time since beating Andy Roddick 16-14 in an extended fifth set to capture a record-break

    Editor's Note: But for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wimbledon would now be underway. During the next two weeks, ATPTour.com will look back on memorable matches and happenings at the grass-court Grand Slam. Grand Slam debuts don’t get much more memorable than this. Ivo Karlovic, a

    Editor's Note: This story was originally published on 8 June. Bidding on these packages ends on 29 June 2020. Members of the ATP Coach Programme in collaboration with ATP have launched a series of exclusive fan experiences in support of coaches affected by the ongoing COVID-

    Tommy Paul reached the Australian Open third round and is at a career-high No. 57 in the FedEx ATP Rankings. ATPTour.com looks at five things you should know about the 23-year-old. 1) He Made Headlines On The ATP Challenger Tour In 2019 Paul advanced to four ATP Challenger Tour f

    But for the global COVID-19 pandemic, the stars of the ATP Tour would be taking to the pristine lawns of the All England Club on Monday for the start of The Championships. Sadly, Wimbledon will not be held for the first time since 1945 (due to World War II). During the next two w

    ATP Platinum Partner FedEx is playing a crucial role in the fight against COVID-19, leveraging its unique air and road networks and infrastructure to help communities and frontline healthcare workers. Being at the heart of efforts to keep trade flowing across Europe and around th

    The ATP editorial team had another fun time reading the entries that were sent to us for the third installment of our Fan Essay Contest. Writers aged 18 and under were challenged to write an essay of 500 words or less on the topic: 'What is the best ATP Tour match you have s

    The 2020 Davis Cup finals will be postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers announced Friday. The event’s next edition will begin on 22 November 2021. The 18 teams that have already qualified for this year’s Finals will compete at the rescheduled Finals in 202

    Who is most likely to survive on a deserted island? Who is the best dancer? Who is the most likely to sleep until noon? Alex de Minaur, James Duckworth, Thanasi Kokkinakis Nick Kyrgios, John Millman and Jordan Thompson answer all that and more in a special Aussie group chat on th