In the seventh profile of a series on the 26 players to rise to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, ATPTour.com looks back on the career of Mats Wilander. View Full List
First week at No. 1: 12 September 1988
Total weeks at No. 1: 20
Year-End No. 1s: 1988
As World No. 1
Mats Wilander ended Ivan Lendl’s 157-week stint at No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings on 12 September 1988 after capturing the seventh — and final — major singles title of his career at the US Open. The Swede also won the Australian and French Opens that year, making what happened next extraordinary. He won his next...more
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In recent months, the face mask has become a must-have for many of us — kids included.
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