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Fed stats - with most weeks in top-2, 3, 5 and 10

I thought I'd make a thread for some small stats which are rarely mentioned.


Federer currently, as we all know, hold the record for most weeks as #1. But what about most weeks in top-2, top-3, top-4, top-5 or top-10? I will give these lists here, so we can see if and when he takes any of these records.

Several of the numbers for players active in the 70s and early 80s are estimates as the rankings are not fully documented before 1985.


Most total weeks top-2
1) Roger Federer. 471
2) Rafael Nadal.... 403
3) Jimmy Connors. 393
4) Ivan Lendl...... 381
5) Pete Sampras.. 376
6) John McEnroe... 317
7) Novak Djokovic. 309 (*)
8) Björn Borg..... 269
9) Andre Agassi... 189
10) Stefan Edberg.. 176

Most consecutive weeks top-2
1) Roger Federer. 346, 17/11-03 - 28/6-10
2) Novak Djokovic.284, 21/3-11 - 15/8-16 (*)
3) Jimmy Connors. 282, 3/6-74 - 22/10-79
4) Ivan Lendl...... 280, 8/4-85, 13/8-90
5) Rafael Nadal.... 212, 25/7-05 - 10/8-09
6) Pete Sampras.. 173, 12/2-96 - 7/6-99
7) Björn Borg.... 169, 5/6-78 - 5/10-81
8) John McEnroe....159, 18/4-83 - 21/4-86
9) Stefan Edberg...118, 9/7-90 - 28/9-92


Most total weeks top-3
1) Roger Federer. 627 (*)
2) Jimmy Connors. 594 (unofficial estimate, most likely total. Range is 589-598)
3) Ivan Lendl...... 509 (unofficial estimate)
4) Rafael Nadal.... 460
5) Pete Sampras.. 457
6) Novak Djokovic. 452 (*)
7) John McEnroe.. 372
8) Stefan Edberg.. 342
9) Björn Borg.... 326

Most consecutive weeks top-3
1) Ivan Lendl...... 481, 12/7-82 - 15/7-91
2) Roger Federer. 433, 7/7-03 - 10/10-11
3) Pete Sampras.. 391, 18/5-92 - 8/11-99
4) Jimmy Connors. 378, 3/6-74 - 1/9-81 (wikipedia gives 507, 3/6-74 - 20/2-84, but this cannot be correct as Connors was 4th seed at 1981 US Open)
5) John McEnroe.. 363, 18/6-79 - 2/6-86
6) Novak Djokovic.357, 19/10-09 - 15/8-16 (*)
7) Rafael Nadal...243, 6/6-05 - 15/3-10
8) Stefan Edberg..225, 22/5-89 - 6/9-93
9) Björn Borg.... 192, 20/3-78 - 16/11-81


Most total weeks top-4
1) Jimmy Connors. 667
2) Roger Federer. 651 (*)
3) Ivan Lendl...... 541
4) Rafael Nadal... 506
5) Pete Sampras.. 484
6) Novak Djokovic.477 (*)
7) John McEnroe.. 402
8) Boris Becker.. 392
9) Björn Borg.... 384
10) Andre Agassi. 378
11) Andy Murray.. 344 (*)

Most consecutive weeks top-4
1) Jimmy Connors. 650, 15/10-73 - 31/3-86
2) Ivan Lendl...... 532, 8/6-81 - 12/8-91
3) Roger Federer. 522, 7/7-03 - 1/7-13
4) Novak Djokovic.476, 9/7-07 - 15/8-16 (*)
5) Pete Sampras.. 403, 24/2-92 - 8/11-99
6) Rafael Nadal... 399, 6/6-05 - 21/1-13
7) John McEnroe.. 378, 9/4-79 - 30/6-86
8) Björn Borg..... 336, 20/10-75 - 22/3-82


Most total weeks top-5
1) Jimmy Connors. 704
2) Roger Federer. 678 (*)
3) Ivan Lendl...... 565 (Wikipedia gives 524 weeks)
4) Rafael Nadal... 563 (*)
5) Pete Sampras.. 511
6) Novak Djokovic.482 (*)
7) Boris Becker... 476
8) Andre Agassi... 443
9) Stefan Edberg.. 434
10) John McEnroe... 430
11) Björn Borg.... 392

Most consecutive weeks top-5
1) Jimmy Connors. 659, 24/9-73 - 5/5-86
2) Ivan Lendl...... 558, 18/5-81 - 20/1-92 (Wikipedia gives 524 weeks)
3) Roger Federer. 548, 17/2-03 - 12/8-13
4) Rafael Nadal.... 522, 9/5-05 - 4/5-15
5) Pete Sampras.. 491, 27/1-92 - 18/6-01 (NB! ATP lists Sampras as 7th for week beginning 22/11-99, this is wrong, he was 5th)
6) Novak Djokovic. 480, 11/6-07 - 15/8-16 (*)
7) John McEnroe.. 398, 20/11-78 - 30/6-86 (Wikipedia gives 392 weeks)
8) Bjorn Borg...... 392, 27/9-74 - 22/3-82
9) Stefan Edberg.. 373, 18/8-86 - 4/10-93
10) Andy Murray... 280, 8/9-08 - 20/1-14
11) Boris Becker.. 209, 4/7-88 - 29/6-92


Most total weeks top-10
1) Jimmy Connors. 816
2) Andre Agassi.. 747
3) Roger Federer. 733 (*)
4) Ivan Lendl...... 671
5) Rafael Nadal... 591 (*)
6) Pete Sampras.. 586
7) Boris Becker... 576
8) John McEnroe.. 541
9) Stefan Edberg. 497
10) Guillermo Vilas 493
11) Novak Djokovic.492 (*)
12) Andy Roddick. 440
13) Andy Murray..431 (*)

Most consecutive weeks top-10
1) Jimmy Connors. 788, 27/8-73 - 26/9-88
2) Roger Federer. 723, 14/10-02 - 15/8-16 (*)
3) Ivan Lendl...... 619, 7/7-80 - 11/5-92 (Wikipedia gives 595 weeks)
4) Rafael Nadal... 591, 25/4-05 - 15/8-16 (*)
5) Pete Sampras.. 565, 10/9-90 - 2/7-01
6) Stefan Edberg. 493, 9/9-85 - 13/2-95
7) Novak Djokovic.492, 19/3-07 - 15/8-16 (*)
8) Guillermo Vilas 487, 12/8-74 - 28/11-83
9) Boris Becker... 435, 8/7-85 - 8/11-93
10) Björn Borg..... 419, 3/6-74 - 7/6-82 (Wikipedia gives 445 weeks)
11) John McEnroe.. 415, 25/9-78 - 1/9-86 (Wikipedia gives 401 weeks)


Most total weeks top-25:
1) Andre Agassi.... 910
2) Jimmy Connors. 864
3) Roger Federer. 814 (*)
4) John McEnroe.. 766
5) Ivan Lendl....... 760
6) Pete Sampras.. 694
7) Stefan Edberg. 656
8) Boris Becker... 645
9) Guillermo Vilas 599
10) Rafael Nadal..594 (*)
11) David Ferrer...592 (*)
12) Andy Roddick.. 557

Most consecutive weeks top-25:
1) Jimmy Connors. 864, 27/8-73 - 19/3-90
2) Roger Federer... 811, 5/2-01 - 15/8-16 (*)
3) Ivan Lendl...... 758, 29/10-79 - 2/5-94
4) John McEnroe.... 730, 12/9-77 - 2/9-91
5) Pete Sampras.... 694, 26/2-90 - 9/6-03
6) Boris Becker..... 645, 17/6-85 - 20/10-97
7) Rafael Nadal..... 594, 4/4-05 - 15/8-16 (*)
8) Stefan Edberg.... 593, 27/8-84 - 1/1-96
9) David Ferrer.....592, 18/4-05 - 15/8-16 (*)
10) Andy Roddick..... 548, 20/8-01 - 13/2-12
11) Novak Djokovic.525, 31/7-06 - 15/8-16 (*)
12) Andy Murray..... 523, 14/8-06 - 15/8-16 (*)
13) Lleyton Hewitt.. 445, 8/11-99 - 12/5-08


Most total weeks top-50:
1) Andre Agassi.... 960
2) Jimmy Connors.. 918
3) Roger Federer.. 852 (*)
4) John McEnroe... 827
5) Ivan Lendl....... 801
6) Guillermo Vilas 712
7) Pete Sampras... 710
8) Tommy Robredo.. 692
9) Tommy Haas..... 689
10) Stefan Edberg.. 688
11) Carlos Moya..... 666
12) Rafael Nadal... 663 (*)
13) Michael Chang.. 653
14) Boris Becker... 652


Most consecutive weeks top-50
1) Jimmy Connors... 873, 27/8-73 - 14/5-90
2) Roger Federer... 845, 12/6-00 - 15/8-16 (*)
3) John McEnroe.... 827, 9/8-77 - 7/6-93
4) Ivan Lendl........ 801, 11/6-79 - 10/10-94
5) Pete Sampras.... 710, 29/1-90 - 1/9-03
6) Boris Becker..... 651, 20/5-85 - 3/11-97
7) Stefan Edberg... 624, 26/3-84 - 4/3-96
8) Andy Roddick.... 616, 7/5-01 - 18/2-13
9) Rafael Nadal....603, 31/1-05 - 15/8-16 (*)
10) David Ferrer....602, 7/2-05 - 15/8-16 (*)
11) Tomas Berdych.. 564, 31/10-05 - 15/8-16 (*)
12) Michael Chang... 561, 22/8-88 - 17/5-99
13) Andy Murray.... 548, 20/2-06 - 15/8-16 (*)
14) Novak Djokovic. 532, 12/6-06 - 15/8-16 (*)
15) Yevgeny Kafelnikov 523, 28/2-94 - 1/3-04



Most total weeks top-100:
1) Andre Agassi.. 1019
2) Jimmy Connors. 963
3) Fabrice Santoro.943
4) Roger Federer. 882 (*)
5) Ivan Lendl...... 852
6) John McEnroe.. 835
7) Mikhail Youzhny 795 (*)
8) Tommy Haas.... 783
9) Guillermo Vilas 779
10) Pete Sampras.. 767
10) Lleyton Hewitt. 767
12) Boris Becker... 762
13) Stefan Edberg.. 750
14) Jonas Björkman 745
14) Tommy Robredo.. 745

Most consecutive weeks top-100
1) Jimmy Connors.. 888, 27/8-73 - 3/9-90
2) Roger Federer... 880, 11/10-99 - 15/8-16 (*)
3) Ivan Lendl...... 852, 6/11-78 - 6/2-95
4) John McEnroe.... 835, 4/7-77 - 28/6-93
5) Mikhail Youzhny 756, 29/1-01 - 20/7-15
6) Stefan Edberg... 750, 25/4-83 - 1/9-97
7) Feliciano Lopez. 737, 8/7-02 - 15/8-16 (*)
8) David Ferrer... 735, 22/7-02 - 15/8-16 (*)
8) Michael Chang... 735, 6/6-88 - 1/7-02
10) Pete Sampras... 734, 14/8-89 - 1/9-03
11) Carlos Moya.... 723, 25/9-95 - 27/6-09
12) Boris Becker... 708, 10/12-84 - 29/6-98
13) Wayne Ferreira. 699, 17/2-97 - 22/2-10
14) Rafael Nadal... 696, 21/4-03 - 1/8-16 (*)


(*) = active

Updated for the week beginning August 15th 2016

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