Tennis players are the embodiment of sportswear. Their sponsorship deals allow them to wear the latest items of the biggest brands. Their obligations and intense training doesn’t give much room for off-court style, but occasionally they will post a picture on Instagram on their off day. We have scouted the Instagram accounts of the top 10 tennis players in the world and looked for a representation of their style. Who do you think deserves to win a fashion Grand Slam title?
Novak Djokovic is currently ranked world No.1 in men’s singles tennis and he is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He has won 12 Grand Slam single titles, the fourth most in history and he stands alone with an all-time record of 30 Masters 1000 series titles.
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Andy Murray is one of the Big Four – Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Murray – and has won three Grand Slam titles. He is a two-time Olympic champion and a Davis Cup champion. In July 2013, Murray won the 2013 Wimbledon Championships, becoming the first British player to win a Wimbledon senior singles title since Virginia Wade in 1977, and the first British man to win the men’s singles title since Fred Perry, 77 years previously.
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This three-time Grand Slam title winner changed his name from Stanislas Wawrinka to Stan Wawrinka in 2014, using the abbreviated name in tournament draws and press conferences.
Kei Nishikori is the only male Japanese tennis player ever to be ranked inside the top 10 in ATP Singles Ranking. As a runner-up at the US Open in 2014, he is the first male player representing an Asian country to reach a Grand Slam singles final.
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Milos Raonic is the most successful Canadian singles player in history with a career-high of world No. 4 in 2015. He has more ATP World Tour titles and finals appearances in the Open Era than all other Canadian men combined with a career highlight of a Wimbledon Championships final appearance.
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Currently ranked world No. 6, but widely viewed as the greatest clay-court player in history and one of the greatest players of all time. He has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles – 9 times the French Open – and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. He is the first to win at least one Grand Slam tournament for ten consecutive years and the only male player in tennis history to win one Grand Slam and Masters 1000 title for ten consecutive years from 2005–2014. He equaled Guillermo Vilas’ all-time record of 49 clay court titles by winning the Barcelona Open in 2016.
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Gael Monfils is known for his athleticism, showmanship and high-risk shots. He reached two Grand Slam semifinals and three Masters 1000 finals.
Dominic Thiem reached his ATP high ranking of world No. 7 on 6 June 2016. He has won seven singles titles on the ATP Tour and reached the semifinals of the French Open in 2016, afterwards debuting in the top 10.
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Roger Federer is considered by many as the greatest tennis player of all time. He holds several records of the Open Era: holding the world No. 1 position for 302 weeks, winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles, reaching each Grand Slam final at least five times, and reaching the Wimbledon final ten times. He is among the eight men to capture a career Grand Slam. He is the only male player to win five consecutive US Open titles and the list goes on.
Tomas Berdych has a career highlight with reaching the final of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, losing to Rafael Nadal. He has one Masters 1000 title. He has reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slams. He is one of three players, the others being Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Stan Wawrinka, to defeat all the Big Four in major events.
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