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Its funny that probably the top 10 tallest players of all time nearly all of them are from this generation, specifically from the last 5 years and or still active.



6'10 Karlovic (could be as tall as 6'11)
6'9 Isner (could be as tall as 6'10)
6'8 Janowicz (maybe even slighty taller), Olivetti.
6'7 Kevin Anderson, Chris Guccione,
6'6 cilic, del potro, Querrey, Viktor Hanescu ?? (not sure if he is really 6'6 looks more 6'5).

Other tall players from the past.. mark rosset (6'7), Dick Norman (6'8)


Its amazing how tall are becoming the tennis players compared to the past where a 6'4 guy had a giant status.. Nowadays its a normal height.


To me guys like Karlovic, Isner and Janowicz look more like giants with a racket rather the image we used to have from tennis players classic tennis players several years ago.
 

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Both Karlovic and Isner were re-measured as an inch taller, and it is now on the official ATP site stats.
See:


http://www.atpworldtour.com/news/tennis/2013/10/42/moscow-karlovic-height.aspx


Kevin Anderson is also listed at 6'8''.
Kevin anderson is no 6'8.. he is only 1 inch taller than 6'6 delpo.

Compare him to isner...



Even if isner is 6'10 I see there almost 3 inches of difference, and even Big john is standing with horrible posture (as usual).


To show people that height doesnt really matter.. here is a picture of tennis goats next to the tallest 2 players ever.


 

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Franko Skugor is 203cn (6'8)
 

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Dick Norman 6'8
 

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Active:
Andreas Siljestrom (Doubles)- 6'9"
Kenny De Schepper - 6'8"
Nikola Ciric - 6'7"
Philipp Oswald (Doubles)- 6'7"

Inactive:
Milan Srejber - 6'8"
Andrew Richardson - 6'7"
Victor Amaya - 6'7"
 
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