Nearly 50 years of Open Tennis.....

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  1. JAY1

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    We're 3 and a quarter years away from 50 years of Men's Open Tennis.
    In chronological order what would be your top 50 men?
    And are there any current players that could yet sneak into that top 50?
     
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  2. kiki

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    Wow¡¡¡

    probably 70´s have 20
    80´s have 15
    90´s have 10
    00´s have 5
     
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    What about the 60's?
     
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    those two years, I must admit, will be included in the 70´s.
     
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    I have 47 players but am struggling with the other 3
    There are a lot of players like Gaudio, Korda and Johannson etc that have had mediocre careers and have won 1 Slam but don't think they are quite top 50 worthy.
    I'm intrigued what you think of my list and who would put in instead and why?

    Laver
    Rosewall
    Newcombe
    Kodes
    Nastase
    Ashe
    Connors
    Borg
    Orantes
    Vilas
    Smith
    Pannata
    Gerulaitis
    Tanner
    Kriek
    McEnroe
    Lendl
    Roche
    Gimemo
    Wilander
    Noah
    Becker
    Edberg
    Chang
    Courier
    Agassi
    Sampras
    Stich
    Muster
    Bruguera
    Cash
    Krajicek
    Hewitt
    Safin
    Kuerten
    Rafter
    Kafelinkov
    Moya
    Ivansevic
    Ferrero
    Roddick
    Federer
    Nadal
    Djokovic
    Del Potro
    Murray
    Warwrinka
     
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    Good list Jay.You forgot no one¡

    Look, the Dallas finals were huge and Mecir and Jarryd won it, so at least Milos should be there.Okker can be considered for third.Wait, yes you overlooked some one,you forgot Gomez, a RG winner and a great clay courter.He is top 50.
     
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    IMO if you included players like Kriek, Wawrinka, Tanner, Pannata, Krajicek or Del Potro maybe players like Mecir, Nalbandian or Rios deserve a place as well (especially Rios who was number 1)
     
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    Ríos **** his pants
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    How dare you put him at Panatta's class?
    Mecir,Nalbandian could be 50 to 60,where Tom Okker clearly is
     
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    Davydenko as well.
     
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