The Success and The Failures of Lefthanders In Sports
Gilles Muller has 2 tour victories and his rank has improved each of the past five years.
Albert Ramos-Vinolas has 1 tour victory and has ranked as high as #17 in May 2017.
Feliciano Lopez has 6 tour victories and has ranked as high as #12 in May 2015
Fernando Verdasco has 7 tour victories and has ranked in the top 10 for most of 2010.
Adrian Mannarino has ranked as high as 29 and has been in the top 100 since July 2013.
Jiri Vesely has 1 tour victory and has ranked in the top 100 since July 2013
Thomaz Belluci has 4 tour victories and has ranked in the top 100 since June 2014.
Martin Klizan has 4 tour victores and was ranked #24 in April 2015 (currently #121)
Lucia Safarova has 7 tour victories and was ranked #5 in September 2015.
Ekaterina Makarova has 2 tour victories and was ranked #8 in April 2015.
These three are clearly the best lefthanded tennis players of their generation,
but there are many lefthanders competing successfully in the mens and womens tour.
Current Best Lefthanded Tennis Players
Lefthanders among the worlds top 100 ranked tennis players as of July 2017
#2 Rafael Nadal
#22 Gilles Muller
#24 Albert Ramos-Vinolas
#26 Feliciano Lopez
#28 Mischa Zverev
#39 Fernando Verdasco
#41 Adrian Mannarino
#50 Donald Young
#56 Horacio Zeballos
#57 Jiri Vesely
#65 Thomaz Bellucci
#84 Federico Delbonis
#90 Yoshihito Nishioka
#94 Guido Pella
#96 Ruben Bemelmans