Who is the Tennis GOAT?
For the near future, as long as the Big 3 are playing, we intend to provide continual updates.
The one axiomatic truth in the Tennis GOAT debate, it is between the Big 3 - Rafa, Roger, and Novak. That is non-debatable. But, who is the Greatest between those 3!?! Now, this part does get very tenuous. And this is one of the few sports topics that can get as dicey as politics.
But if we have to pick one, Rafael Nadal! Please do read more of why we say this, because we are not anti Novak or Roger because we put Rafa as first.
The following are interesting facts when you break down Grand Slams by Player and Country:
Year End Number One in Men's Tennis
To reach number one in Men's Tennis is an outstanding achievement, that only twenty eight players have ever hit. And then of those twenty seven, only eighteen have ever finished the year as Number One. Therefore, it is something in the sport that should hold importance (not more than Grand Slams but they are connected), and therefore is worthy of documenting and updating throughout the year.
The Year End 2022 race lived up to the hype, and it was teenager Carlos Alcaraz who topped the list. Read more for year to year list:
Rafael Nadal, at 9:17PM local time of the tournament, collapsed and landed flat on his back. Wearing his all white Nike uniform, and a reverberating iconic "Vamos", Rafael Nadal is the winner of the Greatest Tennis Match, let alone Final, in the sports history.