Here’s the list of the top five men’s and women’s tennis players in the world this year.
Top five men’s tennis player
1. Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic is the world’s leading tennis player. He is 34-years-old and earns 4.15 million USD annually. He holds the record of 27-3 in men’s singles. The Serbian player has won 19 Grand Slam titles. Djokovic has been at the number one spot for a record total of 327 weeks. Recently, he won the French Open. He is ranked at the top with a rating point of 12,113.
2. Daniil Medvedev
This Russian tennis player is currently ranked number two in the world. He is 25-years-old and earns 2.24 million USD. He holds the record of 26-7 in men’s singles. He is ranked second with a rating point of 10,280.
3. Rafael Nadal
This Spanish player is ranked third in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He had been ranked as number one for 209 weeks. He is 35-years-old. Nadal has won 20 Grand Slam titles. Rafael is ranked at number three with a rating of 8,630 points.
4. Stefanos Tsitsipas
This Greek player is the youngest player to be involved in the top five men’s ranking list in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is the highest-ranked Greek player in history. He is just 22-years-old. Stefanos is ranked fourth with a rating of 7,980 points.
5. Dominic Thiem
This Austrian player is ranked fifth in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is the second-highest ranked Austrian player in history, behind former world number one Thomas Muster. Dominic is 27-years-old. He has just won one Grand Slam title. He stands in fifth place with a rating point of 7,425.
Top five women’s tennis players
1. Ash Barty
The Australian tennis player is ranked number one in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She is the second Australian singles number one after Evonne Goolagong Cawley. Ash Barty is 25-years-old. She has been awarded the Australian Tennis Award for Newcombe Medal. She is ranked at the top with a rating point of 7,875.
2, Naomi Osaka
This Japanese tennis player has been ranked number two in the world by WTA and is the first Asian player to be involved in the top five players’ rankings. She is 23-years-old and a four-time Grand Slam singles champion along with the reigning champion at the US Open and the Australian Open. Naomi is ranked second with the rating points of 7,346.
3. Simona Halep
The Romanian tennis player has been ranked world number three by the WTA. She is 29-years-old. She has won two Grand Slam singles titles. Simona is ranked at third place with a rating point of 6,330.
4. Aryna Sabalenka
The Belarusian tennis player has been a top-five player in both singles and doubles with having ranked as the world’s number four in singles by WTA. She is 23-years-old.
5. Elina Svitolina
The Ukrainian tennis player is ranked the world’s number five by the WTA. She is 26-years-old. Elina is currently in the fifth position with a rating of 5,835.