Tennis Channel Top 100 of All-Time

March 19, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA. — Tennis Channel’s 100 Greatest of all Time Presented by Ally Bank, a first-of-its-kind, five-night series intended to rank the top tennis players of all-time, kicked-off tonight by preseting players ranked #71-100. The series, hosted by all-time sporting greats Jack Nicklaus, Jerry Rice, Wayne Gretzky, Lisa Leslie and Carl Lewis will air for five consecutive nights this week at 7 p.m. ET with the #1 player of all time unveiled on Friday, March 23.

Determined by an international panel of tennis experts, 100 Greatest of all Time Presented by Ally Bank ranks both men and women on the same top 100 list. Throughout the spring, Tennis Channel is supporting the 100 Greatest of all Timeproject with online activity on its Web site (, Facebook page (, YouTube channel ( and Twitter feed (@TennisChannel –

Here’s a look at the players featured in Monday’s episode.

Tennis Channel ( is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle and travel programming, the network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. It also has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television, with telecast rights to the US Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open), Australian Open, Olympus US Open Series, ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events, top-tier WTA competitions, Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, and Hyundai Hopman Cup. Tennis Channel is carried by nine of the top 10 video providers.