Champion’s point : 8 : Jimmy Connors

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Jimmy Connors

James Scott “Jimmy” Connors (born September 2, 1952, in East St. Louis, Illinois) is a former World No. 1 tennis player from the United States.

Jimmy Connors
Connors won eight Grand Slam singles titles (five US Opens, two Wimbledons and one Australian Open) and two Grand Slam doubles titles (at the US Open and Wimbledon), and

was a runner-up in seven Grand Slam singles finals, one Grand Slam doubles final

and

one Grand Slam mixed doubles final.

He held the top ranking for a then-record 160 consecutive weeks from July 29, 1974 to August 22, 1977

and

an additional eight times during his career for a total of 268 weeks.

He was the first male player in the Open Era to rank No. 1 for more than five years in total and more than 200 weeks. He held a year-end top ten ranking for an Open Era record 16 years.

Jimmy Connors

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