Federer named greatest player by Tennis Channel

by: Richard Pagliaro | March 23, 2012

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

TENNIS.com

LOS ANGELES (AP)—Roger Federer has been named the greatest player of all time by America’s Tennis Channel.

The television network’s “100 Greatest of All Time,” a five-night series, aired this week and culminated Friday.

Federer edged Rod Laver for the top spot. Rounding out the top 10 were Steffi Graf in third, followed by Martina Navratilova, Pete Sampras, Rafael Nadal, Bjorn Borg, Margaret Court, Chris Evert and Billie Jean King.

The rankings were determined by an international panel.
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

ATP Finals Semifinals Preview: Federer v. Zverev; Djokovic v. Anderson

Djokovic is looking to cap off his remarkable 2018 comeback with a win in London.

Zverev tops Isner to set up semifinal clash with Federer at ATP Finals

Zverev is just 2-3 in his career when facing Federer, but he's confident in his chances. 

With win over Anderson, Federer qualifies for semifinals at ATP Finals

Despite the 6-4, 6-3 loss, Anderson also advanced.