20 Most Athletic Players in Tennis History

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20 Most Athletic Players in Tennis History
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Are these two the most athletic?

Athleticism and tennis. When combined they make a grand show for tennis fans.

One witnessed it in the 2012 Australian Open final when the two top seeds, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, played a marathon final for nearly six hours—the longest ever by a wide margin.

With the recent advances in fitness levels, players have become more athletic than ever before. But one cannot discount players from previous generations who were fit enough to challenge the current crop.

We do not have the luxury of comparing players from different generations, and let us not go anywhere close to doing such an activity.

The focus of this article is on 20 most athletic players. Who are they? 

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