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Most ranking points in slams

I decided to check which players have taken the most points in the different slams, and overall. Only Open Era is counted, starting with FO 1968. All results are given with the current point scale of 2000-1200-720-360-180-90-45-10, despite this scale only being used the last few years. Older results are translated. A win is rewarded more now than in the past, so keep that in mind.

Top 30 overall:
Code:
1	Roger Federer		60235
2	Novak Djokovic		43880
3	Rafael Nadal		40890
4	Jimmy Connors		40435
5	Pete Sampras		40385
6	Ivan Lendl		39845
7	Andre Agassi		37675
8	Björn Borg		30925
9	John McEnroe		28760
10	Stefan Edberg		28525
11	Boris Becker		26525
12	Andy Murray		26295
13	Mats Wilander		25025
14	Guillermo Vilas		20540
15	Ken Rosewall		18155
16	Jim Courier		17980
17	John Newcombe		17830
18	Lleyton Hewitt		15975
19	Arthur Ashe		15845
20	Andy Roddick		15690
21	Michael Chang		13190
22	Rod Laver		12775
23	Goran Ivanisevic	12535
24	Ilie Nastase		12480
25	Jan Kodes		12360
26	David Ferrer		12140
27	Stan Wawrinka		12090
28	Marat Safin		11735
29	Yevgeny Kafelnikov	11665
30	Tomas Berdych		11650

Top 30 Australian Open:
Code:
1	Roger Federer		14870
2	Novak Djokovic		13280
3	Stefan Edberg		10750
4	Andre Agassi		10160
5	Ivan Lendl		9335
6	Mats Wilander		8345
7	Pete Sampras		7640
8	Andy Murray		7460
9	Rafael Nadal		6840
10	John Newcombe		6820
11	Ken Rosewall		6250
12	Guillermo Vilas		6010
13	Jim Courier		5945
14	Johan Kriek		5495
15	Boris Becker		5245
16	Marat Safin		4995
17	Yevgeny Kafelnikov	4415
18	Arthur Ashe		4280
19	Andy Roddick		4140
20	Stan Wawrinka		3890
21	Mark Edmondson		3830
22	Pat Cash	        	3645
23	David Ferrer		3620
24	Tomas Berdych		3565
25	John Alexander		3425
26	Richard Crealy		3370
27	Jo-Wilfried Tsonga	3280
28	Jimmy Connors		3200
29	Wayne Ferreira		3195
30	Tony Roche		3170
Top 30 French Open:
Code:
1	Rafael Nadal		18585
2	Björn Borg		12540
3	Roger Federer		10160
4	Ivan Lendl		9825
5	Mats Wilander		9715
6	Novak Djokovic		9335
7	Guillermo Vilas		8095
8	Andre Agassi		7580
9	Gustavo Kuerten		7155
10	Jim Courier		6920
11	Sergi Bruguera		6310
12	Jan Kodes		5730
13	Juan Carlos Ferrero	5145
14	Michael Chang		4760
15	Ilie Nastase		4680
16	Adriano Panatta		4540
17	Jimmy Connors		4520
18	Alex Corretja		4455
19	Yannick Noah		4405
20	Andy Murray		4360
21	David Ferrer		4170
22	Yevgeny Kafelnikov	4115
23	Harold Solomon		4045
24	Albert Costa		3965
25	Stan Wawrinka		3955
26	Thomas Muster		3920
27	Carlos Moya		3775
28	Andres Gomes		3755
29	Henri Leconte		3565
30	Manuel Orantes		3400
Top 30 Wimbledon:
Code:
1	Roger Federer		19475
2	Pete Sampras		15370
3	Jimmy Connors		13995
4	Boris Becker		13365
5	Björn Borg		12010
6	John McEnroe		11345
7	Novak Djokovic		10125
8	Andy Murray		9070
9	Stefan Edberg		8215
10	Rafael Nadal		8015
11	Goran Ivanisevic	7915
12	Andre Agassi		6640
13	Ivan Lendl		6605
14	John Newcombe		6010
15	Andy Roddick		5355
16	Stan Smith		5120
17	Lleyton Hewitt		4785
18	Tim Henman		4690
19	Rod Laver		4585
20	Roscoe Tanner		4045
21	Arthur Ashe		4000
22	Pat Cash		3955
23	Ilie Nastase		3950
24	Pat Rafter		3805
25	Richard Krajicek	3775
26	Michael Stich		3740
27	Tomas Berdych		3650
28	Ken Rosewall		3570
29	Tony Roche		3290
30	Jan Kodes		3285
Top 30 US Open:
Code:
1	Jimmy Connors		18720
2	Roger Federer		15730
3	Pete Sampras		15230
4	Ivan Lendl		14080
5	Andre Agassi		13295
6	John McEnroe		12450
7	Novak Djokovic		11140
8	Rafael Nadal		7450
9	Lleyton Hewitt		6640
10	Stefan Edberg		6630
11	Björn Borg		6285
12	Arthur Ashe		5855
13	Andy Roddick		5695
14	Andy Murray		5405
15	Guillermo Vilas		5350
16	Mats Wilander		5200
17	Ken Rosewall		5135
18	Boris Becker		5025
19	John Newcombe		4620
20	Michael Chang		4415
21	Stan Smith		4415
22	Pat Rafter		4355
23	Ilie Nastase		3840
24	Marin Cilic		3665
25	Vitas Gerulaitis 	3570
26	Roscoe Tanner		3530
27	Todd Martin		3525
28	Manuel Orantes		3360
29	Jan Kodes		3345
30	Marat Safin		3280

Top-30 on Grass:
Code:
1	Jimmy Connors		19620
2	Roger Federer		19475
3	John Newcombe		17450
4	Pete Sampras		15370
5	Ken Rosewall		14865
6	Boris Becker		13950
7	Arthur Ashe		13730
8	Stefan Edberg		12620
9	John McEnroe		12425
10	Björn Borg		12325
11	Novak Djokovic		10125
12	Ivan Lendl		9470
13	Rod Laver		9395
14	Stan Smith		9280
15	Andy Murray		9070
16	Tony Roche		9040
17	Guillermo Vilas		8050
18	Rafael Nadal		8015
19	Goran Ivanisevic	7915
20	Roscoe Tanner		7505
21	Johan Kriek		7000
22	Mats Wilander		6975
23	Andre Agassi		6640
24	Ilie Nastase		6365
25	Pat Cash		6065
26	Jan Kodes		5955
27	Andy Roddick		5355
28	Vitas Gerulaitis	5075
29	Mark Edmondson		5040
30	John Alexander		4805
Top-30 on Clay:
Code:
1	Rafael Nadal		18585
2	Björn Borg		14460
3	Guillermo Vilas		10995
4	Roger Federer		10160
5	Ivan Lendl		9825
6	Mats Wilander		9715
7	Novak Djokovic		9335
8	Jimmy Connors		8920
9	Andre Agassi		7580
10	Gustavo Kuerten		7155
11	Jim Courier		6920
12	Jan Kodes		6360
13	Sergi Bruguera		6310
14	Ilie Nastase		5805
15	Manuel Orantes		5445
16	Juan Carlos Ferrero	5145
17	Harold Solomon		4955
18	Michael Chang		4760
19	Adriano Panatta		4675
20	Alex Corretja		4455
21	Yannick Noah		4405
22	Andy Murray		4360
23	David Ferrer		4170
24	Yevgeny Kafelnikov	4115
25	Albert Costa		3965
26	Stan Wawrinka		3955
27	Thomas Muster		3920
28	Carlos Moya		3775
29	Andres Gomes		3755
30	Henri Leconte		3565
Top-30 on Hardcourt:
Code:
1	Roger Federer		30600
2	Novak Djokovic		24420
3	Andre Agassi		23455
4	Pete Sampras		22870
5	Ivan Lendl		20550
6	Rafael Nadal		14290
7	John McEnroe		13350
8	Stefan Edberg		12975
9	Andy Murray		12865
10	Jimmy Connors		11895
11	Andy Roddick		9835
12	Boris Becker		9685
13	Lleyton Hewitt		9350
14	Jim Courier		9010
15	Mats Wilander		8335
16	Marat Safin		8275
17	Michael Chang		7310
18	Stan Wawrinka    	6825
19	Yevgeny Kafelnikov	6575
20	David Ferrer		6295
21	Todd Martin		5995
22	Tomas Berdych		5880
23	Pat Rafter		5600
24	Marin Cilic		5070
25	Tommy Haas		4965
26	Jo-Wilfried Tsonga	4585
27	Wayne Ferreira		4380
28	Juan Martin del Potro	4125
29	Nikolay Davydenko	4100
30	Thomas Muster		3975
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Wow, this is awesome. A lot of work has gone into this. It's interesting that 5 men have each dominated the US Open more than any man has dominated the Australian Open. Nadal should overtake Connors for the greatest domination of a Slam before he retires. Federer a chance at Wimbledon.

I used to produce many similar threads and would usually start a General Messages thread instead. I'm not sure you'll get the exposure you deserve here. Or you could maybe put the link to this thread in your signature. Of course just suggestions, and understand if you don't.

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Thanks, man I will keep your suggestions in mind. I won't do anything more at first, though. I have a feeling I forgot someone. Those frequenting this subforum will undoubtedly be best qualified to remind me of who it might be, if indeed there are anyone.

I've already made one change myself, adding Johan Kriek to the AO list. I didn't forget him, but the ATP page didn't allow me to make a search for him until now.
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Thanks

From my calculations, Kodes has 5730 points in the French open. And it might be interesting to calculate his overall points.

Noah is just short for the French Open : 4395 points

suggestions of names you might have not checked : Muster in Roland-Garros, Kafelnikov, Orantes, Gerulaitis, Tanner, ...

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GM is shit, it's much better here where people who have interest in those things can read them.

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Kodes! Of course! Thanks, duong, I knew I forgot someone. I'll put him in for FO and do a proper total a little later today.

I checked Kafelnikov, Muster, Noah and Gerulaitis. They didn't make the list.

I corrected a little error just now. Don't know if anyone was surprised to see Ivanisevic top-15 in the FO. It was a typo in my summation file....
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Great job, well done Litotes

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I am planning an expansion from top-15 to a higher number, but will wait a bit before I publish more detail so as not to forget too many players.

Kodes, who was mentioned earlier, was not really close to top-20 overall, but his 11160 points is the highest from someone with 0 points from one slam - he never played the AO.
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Wow, that's a good argument to call Roger Lord of Wimbledon too.

Would it be possible to do ranking points on each surface?

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Wow, that's a good argument to call Roger Lord of Wimbledon too.

Would it be possible to do ranking points on each surface?
Good idea, I'll see if I can get that incorporated in the next update My data file does not lend itself immediately to such summation, but with some tweaking it should not be a problem.
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I have done an update with result from the AO and also a little expandsion. Lists for different type of surface has been added.

Djokovic with his win advance to 5th for AO and 11th overall.
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Updated with 2013 results.

Nadal closes in on Agassi in 5th for total points. Another season like this one and he's very close to Connors and 2nd. He also takes a clear lead for clay points and breaks into the top-10 for US Open points.

Djokovic passes Becker and enters the top-10 for total points.
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Updated after the 2014 AO.

For he grand total, Nadal gets past Agassi and into 5th. Djokovic gets past Edberg and into 9th.

For the AO, Nadal manages his way into the top-10 and is one of only three players to be top-10 in all four slams, the others being Federer and Agassi.

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Can you check these names Litotes please

In Australian Open: John Alexander, Richard Crealy, Phil Dent, Wayne Ferreira

Roland Garros: Harold Solomon, Albert Costa, Thomas Muster, Henri Leconte, Manuel Orantes

Wimbledon: Richard Krajicek, Tim Mayotte

US Open: Todd Martin, Manuel Orantes, Jan Kodes

I think that all of them make the cut

EDIT: I have these numbers
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John Alexander		4015
Richard Crealy		3405
Phil Dent		3270
Wayne Ferreira		3195
		
Harold Solomon		4045
Albert Costa		3965
Thomas Muster		3920
Henri Leconte		3565
Manuel Orantes		3400
		
Richard Krajicek	3775
Tim Mayotte		3160
		
Todd Martin		3525
Manuel Orantes		3360
Jan Kodes		3345
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Thanks, Bryan Updates made

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