Tennis: The World Championship of tennis The champions

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The World

Championship

of tennis

The champions

1970 Tokyo

Stan Smith (US)

1971 Paris

Ilie Nastase (Rom)

1972 Barcelona

Ilie Nastase (Rom)

1973 Boston

Ilie Nastase (Rom)

1974 Melbourne

Guillermo Vilas (Arg)

1975 Stockholm

Ilie Nastase (Rom)

1976 Houston

Manuel Orantes (Sp)

1977 New York

Jimmy Connors (US)

1978 New York

John McEnroe (US)

1979 New York

Bjorn Borg (Swe)

1980 New York

Bjorn Borg (Swe)

1981 New York

Ivan Lendl (Cz)

1982 New York

Ivan Lendl (Cz)

1983 New York

John McEnroe (US)

1984 New York

John McEnroe (US)

1985 New York

Ivan Lendl (Cz)

1986 New York

Ivan Lendl (Cz)

1987 New York

Ivan Lendl (Cz)

1988 New York

Boris Becker (WG)

1989 New York

Stefan Edberg (Swe)

1990 Frankfurt

Andre Agassi (US)

1991 Frankfurt

Pete Sampras (US)

1992 Frankfurt

Boris Becker (Ger)

1993 Frankfurt

Michael Stich (Ger)

1994 Frankfurt

Pete Sampras (US)

1995 Frankfurt

Boris Becker (Ger)

1996 Hannover

Pete Sampras (US)

The 1997 line-up

Pete Sampras (US)

Michael Chang (US)

Patrick Rafter (Aus)

Jonas Bjorkman (Swe)

Greg Rusedski (GB)

Carlos Moya (Sp)

7th and 8th places rest between Sergi Bruguera (Sp), Thomas Muster (Aut) Marcelos Rios (Chile) and Yevgeny Kefelnikov (Rus) and depend on results this weekend

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