Records

Tennis Records Infographic
Courtesy of: Club Coops

Ranking Records

Most weeks at No.1 : Pete Sampras (286 weeks)

Most weeks at No.1 (doubles ranking) : John McEnroe (257 weeks) Most consecutive weeks at No.1 : Roger Federer (237 weeks)

Most consecutive weeks at. No.2 : Rafael Nadal (160 weeks)

Most years ended at No.1 : Pete Sampras (6 times from 1993-1998)

Most consecutive years ended at No.1 : Pete Sampras (6 times from 1993-1998)

Most years at No.1 (at some time) : Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl (8 years)

Most times at No.1 : John McEnroe (13 times)

Players who have been No.1 in singles and doubles : John McEnroe and Stefan Edberg

Player who has been No.1 in singles and doubles at the same time : John McEnroe (1984)

Youngest player to end a year at No.1 : Lleyton Hewitt (20 years, 9 months in 2001)

Youngest No.1 player : Lleyton Hewitt (20 years, 8 months in 2001)

Oldest No.1 player : Andre Agassi (33 years, 4 months in 2003)

Most years ended in the Top 3 : Jimmy Connors (12 years)

Most years ended in the Top 5 : Jimmy Connors (14 years)

Most years ended in the Top 10 : Jimmy Connors and Andre Agassi (16 years)

Most years ended in the Top 25 : Andre Agassi (18 years)

Most years ended in the Top 50 : Jimmy Connors and Andre Agassi (18 years)

Most years ended in the Top 100 : Jimmy Connors and Andre Agassi (19 years)

Most consecutive years ended in the Top 3 : Jimmy Connors (12 years from 1973-1984)

Most consecutive years ended in the Top 10 : Jimmy Connors (16 years from 1973-1988)

Most consecutive weeks in the Top 10 : Jimmy Connors (788 weeks)

Youngest player in the Top 10 : Aaron Krickstein (17 years, 11 days in 1984)

Youngest player to end a year in the Top 10 : Michael Chang (17 years, 10 months in 1989)

Oldest player to end a year in the Top 10 : Pancho Gonzales (43 years, 1 month in 1969)

Youngest player to end a year in the Top 100 : Aaron Krickstein (16 years, 4 months in 1983)

Oldest player to end a year in the Top 100 : Ken Rosewall (44 years, 1 month in 1978)

Earnings Records

Most prize money won in a career : Roger Federer (62’262’624 $)

Most prize money won in a single season : Rafael Nadal (10’171’998 $ in 2010)

Grand Slams, Davis Cup and Year-End Championship

Most Grand Slam singles titles : Roger Federer (16 titles)

Most Grand Slam doubles titles : John Newcombe (17 titles)

Most Grand Slam mixed doubles titles : Owen Davidson (11 titles)

Most Grand Slam combined titles : Roy Emerson (28 titles – 12 in singles and 16 in doubles)

Most Grand Slam combined titles in one year : Don Budge (8 titles in 1938 – four in singles, two in doubles and two in mixed doubles)

Most Grand Slam singles titles in one year (four titles) : Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969)

Most consecutive Grand Slam singles titles : Don Budge (6 titles from 1937-1938)

Best career Grand Slam match winning percentage : Bjorn Borg (89,8% – 141-16)

Most years with at least one Grand Slam singles title : Bjorn Borg, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer (8 years)

Most years with at least one Grand Slam singles final : Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras (11 years)

Most Grand Slam titles as a team : John Newcombe and Tony Roche (12 doubles titles)

Most Grand Slam singles finals : Roger Federer (22 finals)

Most Grand Slam singles finals between the same players : Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer (7 finals – 5-2)

Most consecutive Grand Slam finals : Roger Federer (10 finals from 2005-2007)

Most consecutive Grand Slam finals won : Pete Sampras (8 finals from 1995-2000)

Most consecutive Grand Slam semifinals : Roger Federer (23 semifinals from 2004-2010)

Most losses in Grand Slam finals : Ivan Lendl (11 finals) Most Grand Slam appearances : Fabrice Santoro (70 participations)

Most consecutive Grand Slam appearances : Wayne Ferreira (56 participations from 1991-2004)

Most Grand Slam singles matches won : Jimmy Connors (233 matches)

Most consecutive Grand Slam singles matches won : Don Budge (37 wins from 1937-1938)

Most consecutive Grand Slam singles sets won : Roger Federer (36 sets from 2006-2007)

Youngest Grand Slam singles winner : Michael Chang (17 years, 3 months – French Open 1989)

Oldest Grand Slam singles winner : Arthur Gore (41 years, 6 months in 1909)

Lowest-ranked Grand Slam singles title winner : Mark Edmondson (212th in the ATP rankings – Australian Open 1976)

Most Davis Cup titles : United States (31 titles)

Most consecutive singles matches won in Davis Cup : Bjorn Borg (33 matches from 1973-1980)

Most Davis Cup matches : Nicola Pietrangeli (110 matches)

Most Year-End Championship titles : Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl and Roger Federer (5 titles)

Most Year-End Championship appearances : Andre Agassi (13 participations)

Most consecutive Year-End Championship appearances : Ivan Lendl (12 participations)

Most matches won in Year-End Championship : Ivan Lendl (39 matches)

Most Year-End Championship doubles titles : John McEnroe and Peter Fleming (7 titles)

Most titles in a career

Most singles titles : Jimmy Connors (109 titles)

Most doubles titles : Todd Woodbridge (83 titles)

Most doubles titles as a team : Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan (65 titles)

Most singles and doubles titles : John McEnroe (147 titles)

Most tournaments won in singles and doubles at the same event : John McEnroe (29 tournaments)

Most consecutive singles titles : Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe (8 titles)

Most singles titles on clay courts : Guillermo Vilas (47 titles) Most singles titles on grass courts : Roger Federer (11 titles)

Most singles titles on outdoor hard courts : Andre Agassi (40 titles)

Most singles titles on indoor hard courts : Jimmy Connors (12 titles)

Most singles titles on indoor carpet courts : Jimmy Connors (44 titles)

Most singles titles on indoor courts : Jimmy Connors (56 titles)

Most singles titles on outdoor courts : Guillermo Vilas (55 titles)

Most singles titles at the same event : Pete Sampras (7 titles – Wimbledon) and Rafael Nadal (7 titles – Monte Carlo)

Most singles titles at the same event in a row : Rafael Nadal (7 titles in Monte Carlo from 2005-2011)

Most consecutive years with at least one singles title : Ivan Lendl (14 years from 1980-1993)

Most consecutive years with at least five singles titles : Jimmy Connors (9 years from 1972-1980)

Most consecutive years with at least ten singles titles : Roger Federer (3 years from 2004-2006)

Most singles titles before 18th birthday : Aaron Krickstein (4 titles)

Most singles titles before 20th birthday : Bjorn Borg and Rafael Nadal (16 titles)

Most singles titles before 25th birthday : Bjorn Borg (59 titles)

Most singles titles after 30th birthday : Rod Laver (38 titles)

Most consecutive years with most singles titles : Roger Federer (5 years from 2003-2007)

Most “Masters 1000″ singles titles : Rafael Nadal (19 titles)

Most “Masters 1000″ doubles titles : Daniel Nestor (24 titles)

Most “Masters 1000″ doubles titles as a team : Bob and Mike Bryan (18 titles)

Most ATP Challenger Tour singles titles : Younes El Aynaoui and Takao Suzuki (15 titles)

Most titles in a season

Most singles titles in a season : Guillermo Vilas (16 titles in 1977)

Most doubles titles in a season : John McEnroe (16 titles in 1979)

Most doubles titles in a season as a team : John McEnroe and Peter Fleming (14 titles in 1979)

Most singles and doubles titles in a season : John McEnroe (26 titles in 1979)

Most singles titles on clay courts in a season : Guillermo Vilas (13 titles in 1977)

Most singles titles on grass courts in a season : Jimmy Connors (4 titles in 1974)

Most singles titles on outdoor hard courts in a season : Roger Federer (7 titles in 2006)

Most singles titles on indoor hard courts in a season : Jimmy Connors (6 titles in 1973)

Most singles titles on indoor carpet courts in a season : Ivan Lendl (9 titles in 1982)

Most singles titles on indoor courts in a season : Ivan Lendl (9 titles in 1982)

Most singles titles on outdoor courts in a season : Guillermo Villas (15 titles in 1977)

Most ATP Challenger Tour singles titles in a season : Younes El Aynaoui (6 titles in 1998)

Most matches won

Most singles matches won : Jimmy Connors (1242 wins)

Most singles matches won in a season : Guillermo Vilas (131 wins in 1972)

Most doubles matches won : Todd Woodbridge (782 wins)

Most doubles matches won in a season : John McEnroe (78 wins in 1979)

Most singles and doubles matches won : Jimmy Connors (1398 wins)

Most singles and doubles matches won in a season : John McEnroe (167 wins in 1979)

Most matches won in “Masters 1000″ Events : Roger Federer (217 wins)

Most matches won with the Top 1 player : Boris Becker (19 wins)

Most five-set matches won : Illie Nastase (42 wins)

Most matches won after trailing 0:2 in sets : Boris Becker and Aaron Krickstein (10 wins)

Most matches won after saving the match point : Nicolas Lapentti, Greg Rusedski and Goran Ivanisevic (16 matches)

Best career match winning percentage : Bjorn Borg (82,6% – 603-127)

Best match winning percentage in a season : John McEnroe (96,3% – 82-3 in 1984)

Best four-year match winning percentage : Roger Federer (94,0% from 2004-2007)

Most consecutive matches won

Most consecutive matches won : Guillermo Vilas (46 wins in 1977)

Most consecutive matches won on clay courts : Rafael Nadal (81 wins from 2005-2007)

Most consecutive matches won on grass courts : Roger Federer (65 wins from 2003-2008)

Most consecutive matches won on hard courts : Roger Federer (56 wins from 2005-2006)

Most consecutive matches won on indoor courts : Ivan Lendl (66 wins from 1981-1983)

Most consecutive matches won on indoor carpet courts : John McEnroe (65 wins from 1983-1985)

Most consecutive matches won against Top 1 player : Ivan Lendl (7 wins from 1981-1983 against John McEnroe)

Most consecutive matches won against Top 10 players : Roger Federer (26 wins from 2003-2005)

Most consecutive matches won in “Masters 1000″ Events : Rafael Nadal (18 matches in 2010)

Most consecutive five-set matches won : Bjorn Borg (13 wins from 1976-1980)

Most consecutive singles finals won : Roger Federer (24 finals from 2004-2006)

Other ATP records

Most singles matches played in a career : Jimmy Connors (1497 matches)

Most singles matches played in a season : Guillermo Vilas (146 matches in 1972)

Most singles tournaments played in a career : Fabrice Santoro (437 tournaments)

Most singles finals played : Jimmy Connors (163 finals)

Most consecutive singles finals played : Ivan Lendl (18 finals from 1981-1982)

Best percentage of singles finals reached in a season : Roger Federer (94,1% in 2006)

Most singles finals between the same players : John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl (19 finals – 11-8)

Most “Masters 1000″ singels finals : Roger Federer (28 finals)

Most “Masters 1000″ finals between the same players : Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal (9 finals)

Most matches between the same players : John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl (36 matches)

Most consecutive sets won : Ivan Lendl (52 sets in 1986)

Most five-set matches without a win : Markus Hipfl (9 matches)

Most matches lost after leading 2:0 in sets : Cedric Pioline, Cassio Motta, Tommy Haas, Jurgen Melzer, Paul Henri Mathieu (6 losses)

Youngest singles title winner on the ATP Tour : Aaron Krickstein (16 years, 2 months – Tel Aviv 1983)

Oldest singles title winner on the ATP Tour : Pancho Gonzales (43 years, 273 days – Kingston 1972)

Lowest-ranked singles title winner on the ATP Tour : Lleyton Hewitt (550th in the ATP rankings – Adelaide 1998)

Lowest-ranked singles title winner in “Masters 1000″ Event : Roberto Carretero (143th in the ATP rankings – Hamburg 1996)

Youngest match winner on the ATP Tour : Franco Davin (15 years, 2 months – Buenos Aires 1985)

Oldest match winner on the ATP Tour : Ken Rosewall (45 years, 11months – Melbourne 1980)

Singles title winners on their first ATP Tour tournament : Yahiya Doumbia, Jose Francisco Altur, Nicolas Lapentti, Santiago Ventura

Most tournaments played before winning the first title : Vincent Spadea (223 tournaments)

Most finals without any title : Lawson Duncan, Pierre Barthes and Steve Denton (6 finals)

Most consecutive losses in finals : Jimmy Connors (11 consecutive losses from 1985-1988)

Most consecutive losses on the ATP Tour : Vincent Spadea (21 consecutive losses from 1999-2000)

Most points won in one match : Nicolas Mahut (502 points against John Isner – Wimbledon 2010)

Most points won in one set : Nicolas Mahut (365 points against John Isner – Wimbledon 2010)

Most points won in a row in one set : Bill Scanlon – Marcos Hocevar (24 points – 6:0 – Golden Set – Del Ray 1983)

Most points won in a row : Bill Scanlon and Greg Rusedski (25 points)

Most match points saved in a winning match : Adriano Panatta (11 match points saved against Kim Warwick – Rome 1976)

Most match points saved in a losing match : Wilmer Allison (18 match points saved against Giorgio De Stefani – Davis Cup 1930)

Most games played in one tournament : Goran Ivanisevic (317 games – Wimbledon 1998)

Most ATP Challenger Tour singles finals : Younes El Aynaoui and Dick Norman (23 finals)

Serve Records

Fastest serve : Ivo Karlovic (251 km/h [156 mph] – Davis Cup 2011)

Most aces in one season : Goran Ivanisevic (1477 aces in 101 matches in 1996)

Most aces in a career : Goran Ivanisevic (10’093 aces)

Most years ended with most aces : Goran Ivanisevic (6 years – 1992, 1994, 1996-1998, 2001)

Highest average of aces per match in a year : Ivo Karlovic (21,1 aces per match in 2004)

Most aces in one event : Goran Ivanisevic (212 aces – Wimbledon 2001)

Most aces in a one week tournament : John Isner (144 aces – Washington 2007)

Most aces in one match by two players : John Isner-Nicolas Mahut (216 aces – Wimbledon 2010)

Most aces in one match : John Isner (113 aces in five sets – Wimbledon 2010)

Most aces in one four-setter : Joachim Johansson (51 aces – Australian Open 2005)

Most aces in one three-setter : Mark Philippoussis (44 aces – Kuala Lumpur 1995)

Most aces in one two-setter : Goran Ivanisevic (31 aces – Split 1998)

Most aces in the qualifying match : Gary Muller (54 aces in three sets – Wimbledon 1993)

Most aces in one match without double fault : Marat Safin (31 aces – Australian Open 2004)

Most aces in one set : John Isner (85 aces – Wimbledon 2010)

Most aces in a row in one match : Samuel Querrey (10 aces in a match against James Blake – Indianapolis 2007)

Most aces in a row in one game : Boris Becker (5 aces in a row from 0:40 against Andrei Medvedev – Hopman Cup 1995)

Most matches with at least 30 aces : Goran Ivanisevic (34 matches)

Most matches in a row with at least 30 aces (three matches) : Goran Ivanisevic (Wimbledon 2005), Mark Philippoussis (Wimbledon 2003) John Isner (Washington 2007)

Most double faults in one five-setter : Marc Rosset (30 double faults – Davis Cup 2001)

Most double faults in one four-setter : Marc Rosset (26 double faults – Wimbledon 1995)

Most double faults in one three-setter : Guillermo Coria (23 double faults – Monte Carlo 2006)

Most double faults in one two-setter : Guillermo Coria (16 double faults – Monte Carlo 2006)

Most double faults in a row : Greg Rusedski (5 double faults)

Most consecutive service games held in one match : John Isner and Nicolas Mahut (84 for each player – Wimbledon 2010)

Tie-break records

The longest tie-break in singles (20-18) : B.Borg-P.Lall (Wimbledon 1973), G.Ivanisevic-D.Nestor (US Open 1993) G.Ivanisevic-G.Rusedski (Queens 1997), R.Federer-M.Safin (Masters Cup 2004) J.Acasuso-B.Phau (Toronto 2006), J.Tsonga-A.Roddick (Australian Open 2007)

The longest tie-break in doubles : J.Gunnarson/M.Mortensen – J.Frawley/V.Pecci (26:24 – Wimbledon 1985)

The longest tie-break in mixed doubles : M.Shaughnessy/J.Blake – D.Hantuchova/D.Hrbaty (15-13 – Hopman Cup 2005)

The longest champions tie-break in doubles : A.Montanes/R.Ramirez-Hidalgo – S.Aspelin/F.Cermak (23-21 – Estoril 2007)

Most winning tie-breaks in a career : Pete Sampras (328 tie-breaks)

Most played tie-breaks in a career : Pete Sampras (522 tie-breaks)

Most winning tie-breaks in a row : Andy Roddick (18 tie-breaks in 2007)

Most winning tie-breaks in one tournament (eight tie-breaks) : Goran Ivanisevic (Wimbledon 1998), Wayne Arthurs (Wimbledon 1999) Novak Djokovic (Wimbledon 2007)

Most played tie-breaks in one grand slam tournament : Goran Ivanisevic (11 tie-breaks – Wimbledon 2007)

Most played tie-breaks in one week tournament : John Isner (11 tie-breaks – Washington 2007)

Most played tie-breaks in one Grand Slam tournament : Goran Ivanisevic (11 tie-breaks – Wimbledon 1998)

Most winning tie-breaks in the deciding set in a row : Carlos Moya (17 tie-breaks – 2002-2008)

Tie-break double bagel : Martin Lee – Sjeng Schalken (7:6[0], 7:6[0] – Rotterdam 2002)

Winning a tie-break after trailing 0:6 : Jan Siemerink (from 0:6 to 10:8 in a match against Richard Krajicek – US Open 1994)

Longest Matches

The longest singles match : John Isner-Nicolas Mahut (10 hours, 5 minutes – Wimbledon 2010)

The longest four-setter : Nicolas Massu – Stefan Koubek (5 hours, 14 minutes – Davis Cup 2009)

The longest three-setter : Rafael Nadal – Novak Djokovic (4 hours, 4 minutes – Madrid 2009)

The longest two-setter : Nicolas Massu – Mariano Zabaleta (2 hours, 52 minutes – Kitzbuhel 2004)

The longest doubles match : D.Nalbandian/L.Arnold – Y.Kafelnikov/M.Safin (6 hours, 20 minutes – Davis Cup 2002)

The shortest singles match : Greg Rusedski – Carsten Arriens (29 minutes – 6:0 6:0 – Sydney 1996)

Longest singles match by number of games : John Isner-Nicolas Mahut (183 games – 6-4, 3-6, 6-7(7), 7-6(3), 70-68 – Wimbledon 2010)

Longest fifth set in doubles match by number of games : M.Melo/A.Sa – P.Hanley/K.Ullyett (54 games – 28:26 – Wimbledon 2007)

The longest singles set : John Isner-Nicolas Mahut (8 hours, 11 minutes – Wimbledon 2010)

The longest singles set by number of games : John Isner-Nicolas Mahut (138 games – Wimbledon 2010)

Most points in one match : John Isner-Nicolas Mahut (980 points – Wimbledon 2010)

Most points in one set : John Isner-Nicolas Mahut (711 points – Wimbledon 2010)

Most points in one game : Anthony Fawcett-Keith Glass (80 points – Surbiton 1975)

Height Record

The tallest player on the ATP circuit : Ivo Karlovic (208 cm / 6 ft 10 in)

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