Djokovic entered the top 100 of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) at age 18, and in July 2006 he won his first ATP event. After advancing to the semifinals at both the French Open and Wimbledon in 2007, he reached the finals of that year’s U.S. Open but lost in straight sets to Roger Federer.
Hereof, at what age did Nadal start playing tennis?
Nadal grew up in a sports-minded family; his uncle Miguel Angel Nadal was a professional association football (soccer) player who competed in the 2002 World Cup. Rafael began playing tennis at age four, guided by another uncle, Toni Nadal, who remained his coach on the professional tour.
Similarly, when did Federer turned pro?
Who has been number 1 in tennis the longest?
|Characteristic||Number of weeks at No. 1|
|Roger Federer (SUI)||310|
|Pete Sampras (USA)||286|
|Novak Djokovic (SRB)||275|
|Ivan Lendl (CZE)||270|
|Age||17 years 228 days|
|Grand Slam||1985 Wimbledon|
Who has Won all 4 Grand Slams?
- Steffi Graf – 1988.
- Margaret Court – 1970.
- Rod Laver – 1962 and 1969.
- Maureen Connolly Brinker – 1953.
- Don Budge – 1937.