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def. Lendl x7 (Chicago, Wimbledon, Sydney Indoor 86; Wimbledon 88; Wimbledon 89; US Open 89; Stuttgart Indoor 90)

def. Sampras x4 (Stockholm, Singles Championship* 94; Stuttgart Indoor, Singles Championship* 96)

def. Edberg x3 (Sydney Indoor, Stockholm 90; Stockholm 91)

def. Courier x3 (Brussels, Paris Indoor, Singles Championship 92)

def. Wilander (Masters 88)

def. Agassi (Wimbledon 95)

Rafael Nadal: 16

def. Federer x13 (Miami 04; Roland Garros 05; Dubai, Monte Carlo, Rome, Roland Garros 06; Monte Carlo, Roland Garros 07; Monte Carlo, Hamburg, Roland Garros, Wimbledon 08; Madrid 10)

def. Djokovic x3 (Monte Carlo, Rome, Roland Garros 12)

Ivan Lendl: 14

def. McEnroe x11 (Davis Cup, Masters 81; Dallas WCT, Toronto, US Open, Masters 82; San Francisco 83; Roland Garros 84; Forest Hills, World Team Cup, US Open 85)

def. Edberg x2 (Tokyo Indoor 90; Australian Open 91)

def. Borg (Basel 80)

John McEnroe: 11

def. Lendl x5 (Dallas WCT, Masters 83; Philadelphia, Brussels 84; Dallas WCT 89)

def. Borg x4 (Dallas WCT 79; US Open 80; Milan, Wimbledon 81)

def. Connors x2 (Masters 78 [ret.]; San Francisco 82)

Andre Agassi: 10

def. Sampras x5 (Paris Indoor 94; Australian Open, Miami 95; San Jose, Toronto 98)

def. Edberg x2 (Singles Championship 90; Davis Cup 92)

def. Safin (Tennis Masters Cup 00)

def. Kuerten (Los Angeles 01)

def. Hewitt (US Open 02)

Stefan Edberg: 9

def. Lendl x6 (Australian Open 85; Tokyo Indoor 86; Tokyo Indoor 87; Tokyo Outdoor, Masters 89; Wimbledon 90)

def. Sampras x2 (Cincinnati 93; Davis Cup 94 [ret.])

def. Wilander (Masters 88)

Bjorn Borg: 8

def. Connors x6 (Wimbledon, Pepsi Grand Slam 77; Pepsi Grand Slam, Wimbledon 78; Pepsi Grand Slam, Wimbledon 79)

def. Nastase x2 (Stockholm 73; Rome 74)

Novak Djokovic: 8

def. Nadal x5 (Indian Wells, Miami, Madrid, Rome, Wimbledon 11)

def. Federer x3: (Montreal 07; Australian Open 08; Basel 09)

Michael Chang: 7

def. Edberg x2 (Grand Slam Cup 90; Paris Indoor 91)

def. Sampras x2 (Singles Championship 95; Rome 98)

def. Lendl (Roland Garros 89)

def. Courier (Miami 92)

def. Agassi (Atlanta 95)

Richard Krajicek: 7

def. Sampras x5 (Los Angeles 93; Davis Cup 94; Wimbledon 96; Stuttgart Indoor 97; Stuttgart Indoor 98)

def. Edberg (Tokyo Outdoor 92)

def. Courier (Antwerp 92)

Andy Murray: 7

def. Federer x2 (Cincinnati 06; Dubai 08)

def. Nadal x3 (US Open 08; Rotterdam 09; Toronto 10)

def. Djokovic x2 (Cincinnati 11) [ret.]; Dubai 12)

Pete Sampras: 6

def. Courier x2 (Indianapolis, US Open 92)

def. Agassi x2 (US Open 95; Singles Championship 99)

def. Becker (Indianapolis 91)

def. Safin (Tennis Masters Cup 00)

Roscoe Tanner: 6

def. Connors x3 (Nottingham 75; Wimbledon 76; Rancho Mirage 79)

def. Newcombe (Nottingham 74)

def. Borg (US Open 79)

def. McEnroe (Richmond WCT 83)

Jimmy Connors: 5

def. McEnroe x4 (Wembley 81; Queens, Wimbledon 82; Queens 83)

def. Nastase (Hampton 74)

Jim Courier: 5

def. Edberg x2 (Roland Garros 91; Australian Open 92)

def. Sampras x2 (Roland Garros 94; Rome 97)

def. Agassi (Tokyo Outdoor 95)

Roger Federer: 5

def. Hewitt (Miami 02)

def. Roddick (Tennis Masters Cup 03)

def. Nadal x2 (Madrid 09; World Tour Finals 10)

def. Djokovic (Wimbledon 12)

Goran Ivanisevic: 5

def. Courier x2 (Stuttgart Indoor, Singles Championship 92)

def. Sampras x2 (Rome, Paris Indoor 93)

def. Kuerten (Tennis Masters Cup 01)

Yevgeny Kafelnikov: 5

def. Sampras x2 (World Team Cup, Roland Garros 96)

def. Kuerten x2 (US Open, Tennis Masters Cup 01)

def. Agassi (Roland Garros 95)

Magnus Larsson: 5

def. Sampras x4 (Grand Slam Cup 94; Monte Carlo, Indianapolis, Davis Cup [ret.] 97)

def. Edberg (Monte Carlo 91)

Carlos Moya: 5

def. Hewitt x4 (Monte Carlo, Rome, Cincinnati, Tennis Masters Cup 02)

def. Sampras (Singles Championship 97)

Tom Okker: 5

def. Nastase x5 (Los Angeles, Chicago, Madrid, London 73; Toronto WCT 74)

Sergi Bruguera: 4

def. Sampras x3 (World Team Cup, Roland Garros 93; Miami 97)

def. Agassi (Hamburg 95)

Nikolay Davydenko: 4

def. Nadal x2 (Paris 08 [ret.]; Doha 11)

def. Federer x2 (World Tour Finals 09; Doha 10)

Juan Martin del Potro: 4

def. Nadal (Miami 09)

def. Federer x2 (US Open, World Tour Finals 09)

def. Djokovic (Davis Cup 11) [ret.]

Dominik Hrbaty: 4

def. Kafelnikov (Roland Garros 99)

def. Agassi (Rome 00)

def. Safin (Davis Cup 01)

def. Federer (Cincinnati 04)

Karol Kucera: 4

def. Sampras (Australian Open 98)

def. Agassi x2 (Basel 99; Roland Garros 00)

def. Safin (Davis Cup 01)

Patrick Rafter: 4

def. Sampras x2 (Indianapolis 93; US Open 98)

def. Agassi (Wimbledon 00)

def. Kuerten (Indianapolis 01 [ret.])

Greg Rusedski: 4

def. Sampras (Paris 98)

def. Kuerten (Australian Open 01)

def. Safin (Milan 01)

def. Hewitt (Indianapolis 02)

Marat Safin: 4

def. Hewitt x2 (Hamburg, Paris 02)

def. Roddick (Australian Open 04)

def. Federer (Australian Open 05)

Michael Stich: 4

def. Edberg x2 (Hamburg, Wimbledon 91)

def. Sampras x2 (Singles Championship 93; World Team Cup 94)

Mats Wilander: 4

def. McEnroe x2 (Cincinnati 83; Roland Garros 85)

def. Lendl x2 (Australian Open 83; US Open 88)

*In both cases Sampras lost to Becker in the RR stages and then went on to beat him in the final; the same thing happened against Agassi, himself no. 1 at the time, at the same event in 1999.

__Players who beat the world no. 1 4 times in the same year:__

Tom Okker (Ilie Nastase, 1973)

Ivan Lendl (John McEnroe, 1982)

Carlos Moya (Lleyton Hewitt, 2002)

Rafael Nadal (Roger Federer, 2006, 2008)

Novak Djokovic (Rafael Nadal, 2011)

__Total weeks at no. 1/total losses as no. 1__

Roger Federer: 289 weeks/48 losses

Pete Sampras: 286 weeks/69 losses (3 retirements)

Ivan Lendl: 270 weeks/43 losses

Jimmy Connors: 268 weeks/41 losses (4 retirements)

John McEnroe: 170 weeks/34 losses (1 retirement)

Bjorn Borg: 109 weeks/12 losses (1 retirement)

Rafael Nadal: 103 weeks/22 losses (1 retirement)

Andre Agassi: 101 weeks/28 losses (3 retirements)

Lleyton Hewitt: 80 weeks/21 losses

Stefan Edberg: 72 weeks/19 losses

Jim Courier: 58 weeks/21 losses

Novak Djokovic: 52 weeks/12 losses (2 retirements)

Gustavo Kuerten: 43 weeks/17 losses (1 retirement)

Ilie Nastase: 40 weeks/17 losses

Mats Wilander: 20 weeks/5 losses

Andy Roddick: 13 weeks/4 losses

Boris Becker: 12 weeks/4 losses (1 retirement)

Marat Safin: 9 weeks/7 losses

John Newcombe: 8 weeks/2 losses

Juan Carlos Ferrero: 8 weeks/3 losses

Thomas Muster: 6 weeks/3 losses

Marcelo Rios: 6 weeks/2 losses

Yevgeny Kafelnikov: 6 weeks/4 losses

Carlos Moya: 2 weeks/1 loss

Patrick Rafter: 1 week/0 losses