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Who are some of the greatest tennis players of the 21st century?

The 21st century has witnessed the emergence of several exceptional tennis players who have left an indelible mark on the sport. Here are some of the greatest tennis players of the 21st century:

Male Players:

  • Roger Federer (Switzerland): Federer is often regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. With a graceful playing style, he has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and held the world No. 1 ranking for a record number of weeks.
  • Rafael Nadal (Spain): The "King of Clay" is a dominant force on clay courts and has won a record-breaking 13 French Open titles. He has 20 Grand Slam singles titles to his name and is renowned for his relentless fighting spirit.
  • Novak Djokovic (Serbia): Djokovic is known for his exceptional flexibility and defensive skills. He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and holds the record for the most weeks spent at world No. 1.
  • Andy Murray (United Kingdom): Though injury setbacks have affected his career, Murray remains one of the most accomplished players of his era. He has won 3 Grand Slam singles titles and has been a fierce competitor on all surfaces.
  • Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland): Wawrinka is known for his powerful groundstrokes and has won 3 Grand Slam singles titles, including the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open.

Female Players:

  • Serena Williams (United States): Serena is regarded as one of the greatest female tennis players of all time. With 23 Grand Slam singles titles, she holds the record for the most major titles in the Open Era.
  • Venus Williams (United States): The older sister of Serena Williams, Venus has won 7 Grand Slam singles titles and played a significant role in shaping the women's game in the early 21st century.
  • Justine Henin (Belgium): Henin was a master on clay courts and has won 7 Grand Slam singles titles, including 4 French Open titles.
  • Maria Sharapova (Russia): Sharapova was a fierce competitor on all surfaces and won 5 Grand Slam singles titles, including Wimbledon and the US Open.
  • Kim Clijsters (Belgium): Clijsters won 4 Grand Slam singles titles, showcasing her versatile playing style and strong mental game.