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A surge of new interest in Roger Federer after his win at Wimbledon this summer, helped power the grand slam king past Novak Djokovic for the most Instagram followers among men’s tennis stars with close to four million.

TENNIS’ INSTAGRAM KINGS

Rafael Nadal, who recently regained the ATP No. 1 ranking, also eclipsed Djokovic’s total to move into second place on Instagram, while Scotland’s Andy Murray comes in at number four having yet to eclipse the two-million follower threshold.

Kings of Instagram: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal tops in followers among men's tennis stars

Noticeably absent from our list of the most popular men’s tennis players on the photo-sharing platform are former No. 1’s Andre Agassi and Boris Becker, both of whom finished just outside the top ten.

UPDATED September 9, 2017

10) KEI NISHIKORI

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Kei Nishikori
Highest singles ranking: No. 3
Born December 28, 1989 🇯🇵 Matsue, Shimane, Japan
Instagram followers: 300 thousand

9) TOMAS BERDYCH

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Tomas Berdych
Highest singles ranking: No. 4
Born September 17, 1985 🇨🇿 Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic
Instagram followers: 352 thousand

8) MILOS RAONIC

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Milos Raonic
Highest singles ranking: No. 3
Born December 27, 1990 🇨🇦 Podgorica (Titograd), Montenegro
Instagram followers: 360 thousand

7) GAEL MONFILS

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Gael Sebastien Monfils
Highest singles ranking: No. 6
Born September 1, 1986 🇫🇷 Paris, France
Instagram followers: 371 thousand

6) STANISLAS WAWRINKA

Stanislas Wawrinka
Highest singles ranking: No. 3
Born March 28, 1985 🇨🇦 Saint-Barthélemy, Switzerland
Instagram followers: 794 thousand

5) JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO

Juan Martín del Potro
Highest singles ranking: No. 4
Born September 23, 1988 🇦🇷 Tandil, Argentina
Instagram followers: 1 million

4) ANDY MURRAY

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Andrew Barron Murray
Highest singles ranking: No. 1
Born May 15, 1987 🇬🇧 Glasgow, Scotland
Instagram followers: 1.3 million

3) NOVAK DJOKOVIC

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Novak Djokovic
Highest singles ranking: No. 1
Born May 22, 1987 🇷🇸 Belgrade, Serbia
Instagram followers: 3.5 million

2) RAFAEL NADAL

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Rafael Nadal Parera
Highest singles ranking: No. 1
Born June 3, 1986 🇪🇸 Manacor, Spain
Instagram followers: 3.7 million

1) ROGER FEDERER

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Roger Federer
Highest singles ranking: No. 1
Born August 8, 1981 🇨🇭 Bottmingen, Switzerland
Instagram followers: 3.8 million