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100 Greatest of All Time

100 Greatest of All Time

  • Premiered: 
    March 19, 2012
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  • Network: Tennis
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Countdown
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Sports
  • Tags: tennis

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Plot Synopsis

Who is the greatest tennis player of all-time? Will it be Roger Federer, Martina Navratilova, Pete Sampras, Steffi Graf, Rod Laver, or Chris Evert? Find out when 100 GREATEST OF ALL TIME counts down the top 100 list of the best men and women, as ranked by an international panel of tennis experts. Each 60-minute episode is hosted by a different sports icon, including golf's Jack Nicklaus, football's Jerry Rice, hockey's Wayne Gretzky, basketball's Lisa Leslie and Olympic track and field's Carl Lewis. Airing on five consecutive nights, #TCGOAT makes its way toward its biggest reveal -- the best player to ever pick up a tennis racquet. Here is the full list:
100. Michael Chang, M, USA
99. Ann Haydon Jones, F, GBR
98. Henry Bunny Austin, M, GBR
97. Pat Cash, M, AUS
96. Manuel Orantes, M, ESP
95. Thomas Muster, M, AUT
94. Andy Roddick, M, USA
93. Nicola Pietrangeli, M, ITA
92. Svetlana Kuznetsova, F, RUS
91. Shirley Fry Irvin, F, USA
90. Bill Johnston, M, USA
89. Dorothea Lambert Chambers, F, GBR
88. Amelie Mauresmo, F, FRA
87. Mary Pierce, F, FRA
86. Tony Wilding, M, NZL
85. Yannick Noah, M, FRA
84. Norman Brookes, M, AUS
83. Jan Kodes, M, CZE
82. Yevgeny Kafelnikov, M, RUS
81. Vic Seixas, M, USA
80. Marat Safin, M, RUS
79. Gabriela Sabatini, F, ARG
78. Ashley Cooper, M, AUS
77. Molla Mallory, F, USA
76. William Renshaw, M, GBR
75. Pauline Betz Addie, F, USA
74. Tony Roche, M, AUS
73. Jaroslav Drobny, M, CZE
72. Gottfried Von Cramm, M, GER
71. Maria Sharapova, F, RUS
70. Patrick Rafter , M, AUS
69. Louise Brough , F, USA
68. Helen Hull Jacobs , F, USA
67. Fred Stolle , M, AUS
66. Bobby Riggs , M, USA
65. Pancho Segura , M, ECU
64. Ellsworth Vines , M, USA
63. Lleyton Hewitt , M, AUS
62. Hana Mandlikova , F, CZE
61. Neale Fraser , M, AUS
60. Virginia Wade , F, GBR
59. Margaret Osborne Dupont, F, USA
58. Alice Marble , F, USA
57. Jennifer Capriati , F, USA
56. Stan Smith, M, USA
55. Gustavo Kuerten, M, BRA
54. Manuel Santana, M, ESP
53. Tracy Austin, F, USA
52. Jack Crawford, M, AUS
51. Doris Hart, F, USA
50. Tony Trabert, M, USA
49. Ilie Nastase , M, ROM
48. Frank Sedgman, M, AUS
47. Jean Borotra, M, FRA
46. Henri Cochet, M, FRA
45. Kim Clijsters, F, BEL
44. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, F, ESP
43. Lindsay Davenport, F, USA
42. Jim Courier, M, USA
41. Guillermo Vilas, M, ARG
40. Novak Djokovic, M, SRB
39. Althea Gibson, F, USA
38. Maria Bueno, M, BRA
37. Evonne Goolagong Cawley, F, AUS
36. Rene Lacoste, M, FRA
35. Pancho Gonzalez, M, USA
34. Jack Kramer, M, USA
33. Mats Wilander, M, SWE
32. Lew Hoad, M, AUS
31. John Newcombe, M, AUS
30. Martina Hingis, F, SUI
29. Helen Wills Moody Roark, F, USA
28. Arthur Ashe, M, USA
27. Maureen Connolly Brinker, F, USA
26. Justine Henin, F, BEL
25. Stefan Edberg, M, SWE
24. Suzanne Lenglen, F, FRA
23. Fred Perry, M, GBR
22. Venus Williams, F, USA
21. Boris Becker, M, GER
20. Ken Rosewall, M, AUS
19. Monica Seles, F, USA
18. Ivan Lendl, M, CZE
17. Roy Emerson, M, AUS
16. Bill Tilden, M, USA
15. Jimmy Connors, M, USA
14. Serena Williams, F, USA
13. John McEnroe, M, USA
12. Andre Agassi, M, USA
11. Don Budge, M, USA
10. Billie Jean King, F, USA
9. Chris Evert, F, USA
8. Margaret Court, F, AUS
7. Bjorn Borg, M, SWE
6. Rafael Nadal, M, ESP
5. Pete Sampras, M, USA
4. Martina Navratilova, F, USA/CZE
3. Steffi Graf, F, GER
2. Rod Laver, M, AUS
1. Roger Federer, M, SUI