Former top-seeded tennis player was Roger Federer, Now it is Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic is the top male tennis player on the ATP rankings.
Sharapova is a great tennis player even though Azarenka is #1 top tennis player
This depends on whether searching for single or double players. The top single female tennis player of 2012 is Victoria Azerenka and for doubles the top player is Roberta Vinci.
The top payed sports player is a woman tennis player that is Maria Sharapova
The top Tennis player in the 1940's for the Men's side was Jack Kramer. The top Women's player during this time was Molla Mallory.
Venus or Serena Williams.
Rory Mcllroy is the top rated tennis player in the world right now according to the internet. Although he recently had an arm injury he is now recovered and back on top.