These players have etched their names in the history book at the All England Club.
Tennis as an individual sport needs a lot of power and stamina, perception, endurance and skills. This game is played almost everywhere and people love watching it, as they compete head-to-head with each other. Here in this article, we will discuss men who have won the most Wimbledon titles.
As time flies, the competition has leveled up and become more intense. The modern game is faster with better ambiance and courts to play. Due to more fame and money in the game, tennis has a lot of attraction, as the youth is fascinated by the sport.
Here’s a look at the top five players with the most men’s singles titles at Wimbledon:
1. Roger Federer
The Swiss professional player has won this title over the years and tops the chart. He has won this prestigious crown eight times. He was also ranked No. 1 several times in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
While in his era, he dominated men’s tennis alongside Rafel Nadal and Novak Djokovic. He won the title first in 2003 and then he went on to win it for four consecutive years till 2007. He again managed to win this title in 2009, 2012 and 2017.
2. Pete Sampras
The American star is a former World No. 1 and never lost in the finals of Wimbledon. His high reputation made him one of the most lethal tennis players of all-time. He won the title three times in a row and then again four times straight.
With this record, he bagged seven titles at the All England Club. He was also known as the best tennis player of the decade for his unbeatable streaks of winning these titles.
3. Novak Djokovic
The 35-year-old tennis star is a Serbian professional tennis player. He is currently placed at No. 3 in the world rankings. He has claimed this title six times and also was World No. 1 for a record of 373 weeks.
Djokovic is considered one of the best male tennis players in the era of the 2010s. A famous bout was when he came into the Wimbledon 2019 final, where the match went to five sets and he beat Federer 13-12 in the decider.
4. Björn Borg
The Swedish professional tennis player had set his marks between 1974 to 1981. He was the first one to win 11 grand slam titles. His epic battle in the Wimbledon final with John McEnroe in 1980 was a remarkable match where, he defeated the American. He claimed this title five times straight. He dominated the Wimbledon finals from 1976 to 1980.
5. Rod Laver
Rodney George Laver AC MBE is an Australian former tennis player. He won this title four times. He is the only player in history to win the title both as a pro and amateur.
We have discussed the top five male tennis players who have managed to clinch to this title for the most number of times in the history of tennis.