Tennis Player The Best Tennis Players from Argentina

957 votes 42k views 32 items Embed

List Rules List contains top Argentinian tennis players.

List of the best tennis players from Argentina, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Argentina has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Argentinian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Argentina and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from Argentina then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list is made up of a variety of players, including Gisela Dulko and Horacio de la Peña.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Argentinian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Argentinian tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Argentina in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Argentinian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Collection Photo: user uploaded image
Guillermo Vilas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: user uploaded image
1
+ - 64 17

Guillermo Vilas


Guillermo Vilas is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina who won four Grand Slam singles titles. Known for his prolific match play, especially on clay, he became the second man to win more than 900 matches in the Open Era, and his 660 wins on clay are by far the most of the era. His ...more

More About

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 1969

Also Ranked

#20 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

#29 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

see more on Guillermo Vilas
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.5

Juan Martín del Potro, often nicknamed Delpo, is an Argentine professional tennis player. His biggest achievement was winning the 2009 US Open, defeating Rafael Nadal in the semifinal and Roger Federer in the final. This title earned him the distinction of being the only man outside the Big Four to ...more

More About

Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 2006

Also Ranked

#1600 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#47 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

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

#48 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

see more on Juan Martín del Potro
Gabriela Sabatini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License
3
+ - 81 29

7 people just voted on Gabriela Sabatini


Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player. She was one of the leading players on the women's circuit in the late-1980s and early-1990s. She won the women's singles title at the US Open in 1990, the women's doubles title at Wimbledon in 1988, two Year-End ...more

More About

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 1985-01

Also Ranked

#15 on The Best Hispanic Athletes

#16 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

#18 on The Greatest Female Tennis Players of the Open Era

see more on Gabriela Sabatini
David Nalbandian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: angela n./Flickr
4
+ - 47 15

David Nalbandian


David Pablo Nalbandian is a retired Argentine professional tennis player and former World No. 3. He was runner-up at the 2002 Wimbledon Championships and the winner of the Tennis Masters Cup in 2005. He has also won two Masters 1000 events. He is the only Argentine player in the history who ever ...more

More About

Birthplace: Unquillo, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 2000

Also Ranked

#281 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#42 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

#56 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

see more on David Nalbandian
Guillermo Coria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: Derek Holtham/Flickr
5
+ - 35 13

Guillermo Coria


Guillermo Sebastián Coria, nicknamed El Mago, is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina who was runner-up at the 2004 French Open and a former World No. 3. He was named after tennis champion and compatriot Guillermo Vilas. ...more

More About

Birthplace: Rufino, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 2000

Also Ranked

#61 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

see more on Guillermo Coria
José Luis Clerc is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: user uploaded image
6
+ - 32 11

José Luis Clerc


José Luis Clerc is a former Argentine professional tennis player, and one of the most important Argentine players in history. Right handed, Batata Clerc started playing professionally in 1977, and won 25 ATP Titles, and retired in 1988. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 4 on 4 August ...more

More About

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

see more on José Luis Clerc
Juan Mónaco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.5
7
+ - 20 4

Juan Mónaco


Juan Mónaco, nicknamed "Pico", is a male tennis player from Argentina. He has won eight singles titles; reached the semifinals of the 2010 Shanghai Masters and the 2012 Miami Masters; and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 10 in July 2012. ...more

More About

Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 2002

Also Ranked

#36 on The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World

#43 on Famous People Named Juan

see more on Juan Mónaco
Gisela Dulko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA
8
+ - 24 8

Gisela Dulko


Gisela Dulko is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina. Although she enjoyed a modest success in singles, reaching world no. 26, and winning four WTA Tour titles; her speciality has been doubles, where she has been a world no. 1 player. Partnering with Flavia Pennetta, Dulko won the ...more

More About

Birthplace: Tigre Partido, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 2001

see more on Gisela Dulko