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The top 10 athletes of the 2000’s….No. 1

December 23, 2009

"Quiet, for the serve"

The countdown is about to come to a close, and this tennis player was the most dominant athlete of the 2000’s.  Many lists picked Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps, or even Tom Brady to claim this spot, but many also did not realize what my number 1 athlete accomplished over the past 10 years.   As of September, 2009, he is ranked world number 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), having previously held the number one position for a record 237 consecutive weeks.   Many sports analysts, tennis critics, former and current players consider this athlete to be the greatest tennis player of all time and one of the greatest athletes the sports world has ever seen. 

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The top 10 athletes of the 2000’s….No. 4

December 18, 2009

Most deadly on the court

There haven’t been too many NBA players who have come close to matching the dominance and achievements of Michael Jordan, but the number 4 athlete has certainly thrown his hat into the ring.  Straight out of High School, this NBA star has won rings, MVP’s, and scoring titles and is considered one of the most complete players in NBA history.  He has been elevated to every All-NBA team this decade, and has been featured in every NBA All-star game.  Often criticized off the court for being an unsavory character, nobody can deny the legacy the number 4 athlete continues to build while still playing in the prime of his career. 

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