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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 Argentine 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.
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
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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

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Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 2006

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

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

#50 on The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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Guillermo Vilas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
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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

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Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 1969

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

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

#14 on The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1970s

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Gabriela Sabatini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
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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

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Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 1985-01

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#28 on The Best Hispanic Athletes

#14 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

#8 on The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1990s

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David Nalbandian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Argentina
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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

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Birthplace: Unquillo, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Year Turned Pro: 2000

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

#7 on The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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