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List of famous female tennis players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female tennis players list contains the most prominent and top females known for being tennis players. Fans might also enjoy these bikini photos of Anna Kournikova and swimsuit pics of Maria Sharapova. There are thousand of females working as tennis players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic tennis players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a tennis player then the people below should give you inspiration.

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are a great starting point for your to rank your favorite female tennis stars on this list. Featuring American female tennis players, old female tennis players from the 90s, and new female tennis pros, this list has it all. 

While this isn't a list of all female tennis players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female tennis players?" and "Who are the best female tennis players?"

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Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who as of October 6, 2014 is ranked world No. 2 by the Women's Tennis Association. A United States resident since 1994, Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA on five ...more

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Age: 28

Birthplace: Nyagan, Russia

Nationality: Russia

Profession: Tennis player, Model, Athlete

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Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is a Russian retired professional tennis player. Her appearance and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide, despite her never winning a WTA singles title. At the peak of her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name one of ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Russia

Profession: Tennis player, Model, Athlete

Credits: A Date with Anna, Anna Kournikova - Basic Elements: My Complete Fitness Guide, Anna Kournikova Smash Court Tennis, The Biggest Loser

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Serena Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association has ranked her World No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and regained this ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Tennis player, Fashion designer, Businessperson, Actor Athlete, + more

Credits: Hair Show, Charity Jam, Wimbledon 2009 Official Film, Venus & Serena: For Real

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Venus Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and is ranked World No. 11 in singles as of February 1, 2015. She has been ranked World No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association on three separate occasions. She became the World No. 1 for the ...more

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Age: 35

Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Tennis player, Entrepreneur, Writer

Credits: Charity Jam, 2008 Wimbledon Official Film, Wimbledon 2007 Official Film, Venus & Serena: For Real Wimbledon 2005 Official Film

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#49 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

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#6 on The Best Women's Tennis Players in the World

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Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Ana Ivanovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who as of 2 February 2015 is ranked world No. 6 by the Women's Tennis Association. Ranked No. 1 in the world in 2008, she beat Dinara Safina to win the 2008 French Open and was the runner-up at the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open. ...more

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Age: 28

Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Nationality: Serbia

Profession: Tennis player

Credits: Wimbledon Championships 2009, US Open 2009, US Open 2010

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Caroline Wozniacki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Caroline Wozniacki is a Danish professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 on the WTA Tour, having held this position for 67 weeks. She was the first woman from a Scandinavian country to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall. From her WTA debut in 2005, she improved her year-end ...more

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Age: 25

Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

Nationality: Denmark

Profession: Tennis player

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Ashley Harkleroad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Ashley Harkleroad is a retired American tennis player. Born in Rossville, Georgia, Harkleroad reached a career-high ranking of no. 39 on June 9, 2003. ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Rossville, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Tennis player

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Jennifer Capriati is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Tennis Players
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Jennifer Maria Capriati is an American former professional tennis player. A former World No. 1, she won three women's singles championships in Grand Slam tournaments. Capriati made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 13 years 11 months when she reached the finals of the hard court ...more

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Age: 39

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Tennis player

Credits: Charity Jam

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