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Who has been ranked the number one tennis player for the longest period of time?


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June 06, 2009 1:12AM

According to Wikipedia (refer to the links, below), as of January 2009, Steffi Graf held the #1 ranking for women for 377 weeks, non-consecutively, and 186 weeks, consecutively. As of June 2009, Pete Sampras held the #1 men's singles player for the longest total period of time at 286 weeks, non-consecutively, and Roger Federer had held the #1 ranking for the most consecutive weeks: 237.