USA is the country with more player in the ATP top-100

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USA is the country with more player in the ATP top-100
USA is the country with more player in the ATP top-100 (Provided by Tennis World USA)

After the season of the ATP Tour, if not for some challenger tournaments, we analyze the Top 100 to understand the distribution in terms of nationality of the various players. 34 countries are represented in the top hundred places, of which 5 in particular, including Italy, which have constantly growing movements and which dominate numerically.

The Top 100 is a perfect mix of countries that have historically always showed elite tennis players and states where this sport has emerged for a few years. USA and France are the absolute rulers of this ranking, both countries with a double-digit number of players (12 and 10 respectively) and an absolute combination of the old (John Isner for the USA, Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreno and Andujar for the Iberians) and the new entries (Taylor Fritz, Reilly Opelka and Sebastian Korda are the American youth, Carlos Alcaraz represents the future of Spanish and world tennis).

France also maintains a good number of players in the Top 100 (9), but unlike the other states mentioned above, the generational change has not yet taken place and the old guard is getting bigger and less reliable.

USA is the country with more player in the ATP top-100

The same goes for Novak Djokovic's Serbia, which has five players in the top 100, but no one seems to be able to take on the role of driver in the post-Djokovic.

It is surprising to see in the fourth and fifth place of this analysis Italy and Argentina, two states historically not present at the top of tennis. However, we know the Italian movement well and the feeling is that this period of grace is destined to last for quite a while.

Also noteworthy is the flourishing Russian movement, with four players all in the top 30 of the ranking, the Canadian and the Australian. Great Britain is now in decline which, also thanks to Murray's injury, is represented only by Norrie and Evans.

Distribution of players by country in the ATP 2021 ranking: United States: 12 Spain: 10 France: 9 Italy: 8 Argentina: 7 Australia: 6 Serbia: 5 Germany: 5 Russia: 4 Canada: 3 Switzerland: 3 South Africa: 2 Croatia: 2 Great Britain: 2 Netherlands: 2 Japan: 2 Uruguay: 1 Brazil: 1 Belarus: 1 South Korea: 1 Slovakia: 1 Sweden: 1 Czech Republic: 1 Georgia: 1 Bulgaria: 1 Greece: 1 Norway: 1 Poland: 1 Chile: 1 Austria: 1 Finland: 1 Kazakhstan : 1 Hungary: 1 Belgium: 1