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Old 09-29-2010, 05:25 AM   #1
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Default Ranked Top 10 in the Noughties

I thought it would be interesting to find out which/how many players placed in the top 10 during the past decade. So I did a bit of research and I put it in a quiz if you'd like to guess them.

http://www.sporcle.com/games/minor9t...0_2009/results

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(First Top 10 Ranking during 2000s)
  • 1999 Year-End - Andre Agassi
  • 1999 Year-End - Yegveny Kafelnikov
  • 1999 Year-End - Pete Sampras
  • 1999 Year-End - Thomas Enqvist
  • 1999 Year-End - Gustavo Kuerten
  • 1999 Year-End - Nicolas Kiefer
  • 1999 Year-End - Todd Martin
  • 1999 Year-End - Nicolas Lapentti
  • 1999 Year-End - Marcelo Rios
  • 1999 Year-End - Richard Krajicek
  • January 31, 2000 - Magnus Norman
  • January 31, 2000 - Tim Henman
  • February 21, 2000 - Cedric Pioline
  • May 15, 2000 - Lleyton Hewitt
  • May 22, 2000 - Alex Corretja
  • June 12, 2000 - Marat Safin
  • March 19, 2001 - Pat Rafter
  • April 2, 2001 - Arnaud Clement
  • April 16, 2001 - Albert Costa
  • May 21, 2001 - Sebastien Grosjean
  • October 22, 2001 - Tommy Haas
  • January 28, 2002 - Thomas Johansson
  • May 20, 2002 - Roger Federer
  • June 10, 2002 - Albert Costa
  • August 5, 2002 - Andy Roddick
  • August 12, 2002 - Carlos Moya
  • October 14, 2002 - Jiri Novak
  • January 27, 2003 - David Nalbandian
  • April 21, 2003 - Paradorn Srichaphan
  • May 19, 2003 - Guillermo Coria
  • June 9, 2003 - Rainer Schuettler
  • November 3, 2003 - Mark Philippoussis
  • June 7, 2004 - Gaston Gaudio
  • September 13, 2004 - Nicolas Massu
  • February 14, 2005 - Joachim Johansson
  • April 25, 2005 - Rafael Nadal
  • May 9, 2005 - Guillermo Canas
  • June 6, 2005 - Nikolay Davydenko
  • July 25, 2005 - Mariano Puerta
  • October 31, 2005 - Ivan Ljubicic
  • January 30, 2006 - David Ferrer
  • March 20, 2006 - James Blake
  • April 24, 2006 - Fernando Gonzalez
  • May 8, 2006 - Tommy Robredo
  • June 12, 2006 - Mario Ancic
  • July 10, 2006 - Radek Stepanek
  • July 10, 2006 - Marcos Baghdatis
  • October 23, 2006 - Tomas Berdych
  • March 19, 2007 - Novak Djokovic
  • April 16, 2007 - Andy Murray
  • July 9, 2007 - Richard Gasquet
  • August 13, 2007 - Mikhail Youzhny
  • May 12, 2008 - Stanislas Wawrinka
  • October 6, 2008 - Juan Martin del Potro
  • October 20, 2008 - Gilles Simon
  • November 3, 2008 - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
  • February 2, 2009 - Fernando Verdasco
  • February 23, 2009 - Gael Monfils
  • October 19, 2009 - Robin Soderling
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Old 10-02-2010, 05:24 PM   #2
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Good quiz.

55/59 - missed Puerta, Jiri Novak, Monfils and Moya
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Default Re: Ranked Top 10 in the Noughties

I was also asked to do a similar quiz for 1990-1999. Five fewer players entered the Top 10 in this decade, compared to the 2000s. Quiz can be found here:

http://www.sporcle.com/games/minor9t...ennis1990_1999

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(First Top 10 Ranking during 1990s)
  • 1989 Year-End - Ivan Lendl
  • 1989 Year-End - Boris Becker
  • 1989 Year-End - Stefan Edberg
  • 1989 Year-End - John McEnroe
  • 1989 Year-End - Michael Chang
  • 1989 Year-End - Brad Gilbert
  • 1989 Year-End - Andre Agassi
  • 1989 Year-End - Aaron Krickstein
  • 1989 Year-End - Alberto Mancini
  • 1989 Year-End - Jay Berger
  • January 29, 1990 - Yannick Noah
  • January 29, 1990 - Mats Wilander
  • February 19, 1990 - Tim Mayotte
  • April 9, 1990 - Emilio Sanchez
  • April 16, 1990 - Andres Gomez
  • May 21, 1990 - Thomas Muster
  • May 21, 1990 - Andrei Chesnokov
  • July 9, 1990 - Martin Jaite
  • September 10, 1990 - Pete Sampras
  • September 24, 1990 - Goran Ivanisevic
  • February 18, 1991 - Guy Forget
  • March 25, 1991 - Jim Courier
  • March 25, 1991 - Jonas Svensson
  • April 29, 1991 - Sergi Bruguera
  • June 10, 1991 - Michael Stich
  • July 29, 1991 - Magnus Gustafsson
  • September 9, 1991 - Karel Novacek
  • November 4, 1991 - Petr Korda
  • May 18, 1992 - Carlos Costa
  • September 14, 1992 - Wayne Ferreira
  • November 16, 1992 - Richard Krajicek
  • June 7, 1993 - Andrei Medvedev
  • September 13, 1993 - Cedric Pioline
  • January 31, 1994 - Todd Martin
  • July 25, 1994 - Alberto Berasategui
  • January 30, 1995 - Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  • April 17, 1995 - Magnus Larsson
  • July 10, 1995 - Marc Rosset
  • August 21, 1995 - Thomas Enqvist
  • May 13, 1996 - Marcelo Rios
  • January 27, 1997 - Carlos Moya
  • April 21, 1997 - Albert Costa
  • May 19, 1997 - Alex Corretja
  • August 4, 1997 - Gustavo Kuerten
  • September 8, 1997 - Patrick Rafter
  • September 15, 1997 - Greg Rusedski
  • October 27, 1997 - Jonas Bjorkman
  • April 20, 1998 - Karol Kucera
  • June 8, 1998 - Felix Mantilla
  • August 17, 1998 - Tim Henman
  • March 29, 1999 - Mark Philippoussis
  • September 13, 1999 - Tommy Haas
  • October 18, 1999 - Nicolas Kiefer
  • November 8, 1999 - Nicolas Lapentti
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