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Andy Murray's joined the 500 club, but who's won the most matches?

By Susie East

Published 1251 GMT (2051 HKT) April 1, 2015
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Andy Murray is the 46th man to win 500 ATP World Tour matches or more in the post-1968 Open era, but who are the top 10 match winners? Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Rafael Nadal has won 721 ATP Tour matches, putting the 14-time Grand Slam winner in 10th place. ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP/GETTY
Pete Sampras -- the youngest winner of the U.S. Open at 19 years old and one month -- is ninth having won 762 matches across a glittering career. Clive Brunskill/Allsport/file
Romanian Ilie Nastase, known as the "Bucharest Buffoon" was an entertaining player, amusing spectators with his antics and winning 779 matches in total. AFP/AFP/Getty Images/file
Famous for his serve-and-volley style, Stefan Edberg from Sweden won 801 matches -- and has gone on to coach Roger Federer. Bob Martin/Getty Images/file
After appearing on the professional tour in 1986 at the age of 16, Andre Agassi racked up a total of 870 wins in his career spanning 20 years. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images/file
One of three left-handers in the top five, John McEnroe was famed for his fiery temper. The "you cannot be serious" American reached a career high of 875 wins. tony duffy/getty images/file
Another left-hander, Argentinian Guillermo Vilas -- known as the "Young Bull of the Pampas" -- won 929 matches. STF/AFP/Getty Images/file
In at number three, Roger Federer has won more than 1,000 matches, with the current tally on 1,012. Julian Finney/AFP/Getty Images
Born in 1960 Ivan Lendl won 1,071 matches, claiming 94 tour titles along the way. Getty Images
Left-handed Jimmy Connors turned pro in 1972 and went on to become the highest match winner of all time, clocking an astounding 1,253 career wins. Frank Tewkesbury/Evening Standard/Getty Images/file