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Old 10-06-2012, 04:11 AM   #26
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Default Re: More important for one's GOAT resume: Slams or Time Spent at #1?

All the players who have ever, in any era, been ranked #1 in the world-

1. Pancho Gonzales- 364 weeks
2. Bill Tilden- 330 weeks
3. Don Budge- 303 weeks
4. Pete Sampras- 312(286) weeks
5. Willie Renshaw- 286 weeks
6. Roger Federer- 260(298+) weeks
7. Rod Laver- 277 weeks
8. Laurie Doherty- 252 weeks
9. Ken Rosewall- 242 weeks
10. Jack Kramer- 234 weeks
11. Ivan Lendl- 156(270) weeks
12. Jimmy Connors- 182(268) weeks
13. William Larned- 199 weeks
14. Ellsworth Vines- 191 weeks
15. Joshua Pim- 173 weeks
16. John McEnroe- 156(170) weeks
17. Bobby Riggs- 156 weeks
18. Henri Cochet- 147 weeks
19. Reggie Doherty- 139 weeks
20. Bjorn Borg- 156(109) weeks
21. Tony Wilding- 130 weeks
22. Wilfred Baddeley- 122 weeks
23. Fred Perry- 121 weeks
24. Ernest Renshaw- 104 weeks
25. Rene Lacoste- 104 weeks
26. John Hartley- 104 weeks
27. Bill Johnston- 104 weeks
28. Lindley Murray- 104 weeks
29. Rafael Nadal- 104(102) weeks
30. Lleyton Hewitt- 104(80) weeks
31. Stefan Edberg- 104(72) weeks
32. Norman Brookes- 78 weeks
33. Andre Agassi- 52(101) weeks
34. John Newcombe- 62(8) weeks
35. Jim Courier- 52(58) weeks
36. Novak Djokovic- 52(53) weeks
37. Maurice McLoughlin- 52 weeks
38. Spencer Gore- 52 weeks
39. Jack Crawford- 52 weeks
40. Pancho Segura- 52 weeks
41. Dick Williams- 52 weeks
42. Frank Hadow- 52 weeks
43. Willoughby Hamilton- 52 weeks
44. Gustavo Kuerten- 52(43) weeks
45. Ilie Nastase- 52(40) weeks
46. Mats Wilander- 52(20) weeks
47. Andy Roddick- 52(13) weeks
48. Boris Becker- 52(12) weeks
49. Arthur Ashe- 52(0) weeks
50. Stan Smith- 43 weeks
51. Gerald Patterson- 26 weeks
52. Herbert Lawford- 26 weeks
53. Frank Sedgman- 26 weeks
54. Arthur Gore- 26 weeks
55. Guillermo Vilas- 26(0) weeks
56. Lew Hoad- 26 weeks
57. Mal Whitman- 26 weeks
58. Ernest Lewis- 17 weeks
59. Wilberforce Eaves- 17 weeks
60. Robert Wrenn- 17 weeks
61. Marat Safin- 9 weeks
62. Juan Carlos Ferrero- 8 weeks
63. Yevgeny Kafelnikov- 6 weeks
64. Thomas Muster- 6 weeks
65. Marcelo Rios- 6 weeks
66. Carlos Moya- 2 weeks
67. Patrick Rafter- 1 week

Should Fed finish 2012 as #1, he'll get up to #3.

Don't think anyone will get close to Pancho G.
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