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The Best Tennis Players from Argentina

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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 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.



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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 win ...more

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    • Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 2006
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    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 Championships ...more

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    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1985-01
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    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 peak ...more

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    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1969
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    David Nalbandian
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    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 reached ...more

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    • Birthplace: Unquillo, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 2000
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    Guillermo Coria
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    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

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    • Birthplace: Rufino, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 2000
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    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 1981, ...more

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    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
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    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

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    • Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 2002
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    Gisela Dulko
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    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 2010 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Tigre Partido, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    Guillermo Cañas
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    Guillermo Ignacio Cañas, often referred to as Willy Cañas, is a retired Argentine professional tennis player. He was born in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, and named after Argentine tennis star Guillermo Vilas. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 8, achieved in June 2005. Cañas was the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1995
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    Gastón Norberto Gaudio is a retired tennis player from Argentina. He won eight singles titles and achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of world no. 5 in April 2005. Gaudio's most significant title win came at the 2004 French Open, where he defeated fellow Argentine Guillermo Coria in five sets in ...more

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    • Birthplace: Temperley, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    José Javier "Chucho" Acasuso is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina. Like many of his fellow countrymen, he favours clay. He is known for his strong serve and his hard groundstrokes off both sides. His clothes sponsor is Topper and his racquet sponsor is Head.more

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    • Birthplace: Posadas, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1999
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    Franco Squillari
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    Franco Squillari is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina. He won 3 singles titles, reached the semifinals of the 2000 French Open and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 11.more

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    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1994
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    Horacio de la Peña

    Horacio Armando de la Peña, born 1 August 1966 and nicknamed "el Pulga", is a tennis coach and a former tennis player from Argentina, who reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 31. De la Peña was born in Buenos Aires. He began playing on the ATP circuit professionally in 1984, when he was ...more

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    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1984
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    Agustín Velotti is an Argentine tennis player. Velotti won the 2010 French Open Boys' singles competition after beating his good friend Andrea Collarini, 6–4, 7–5. Previously, he had won different junior tournaments, including B16 of Buenos Aires in 2007, in 2008 the tournaments B18 G5 in Londrina, ...more

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    • Birthplace: Corrientes, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
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    Mariano Zabaleta is a retired professional male tennis player from Argentina. He had an unusual but effective service motion. His best shot was his forehand and his favourite surface was clay. Zabaleta's career highlights include reaching the quarter-finals of the 2001 US Open and the final of the 1999 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    Juan Ignacio Chela, known as "El Flaco", is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina. Like most Argentine players, he is comfortable on clay courts and owns all six of his career titles on the surface. Chela reached the quarter-finals of the 2004 and 2011 French Open, and the 2007 US ...more

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    • Birthplace: Ciudad Evita, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Paola Suárez is a retired tennis player. She gained prominence in 2004 by reaching the finals of nine straight WTA doubles tournaments, and by reaching the singles semifinals of the French Open tournament, held in Paris.more

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    • Birthplace: Pergamino, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991-03-01
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    Diego Hartfield

    Diego Hartfield, nicknamed El Gato Hartfield is a tennis player on the ATP Tour from Argentina.more

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    • Birthplace: Oberá, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 2006
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    Leonardo Martin Mayer is an Argentine professional tennis player. Mayer achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 25 in September 2014 and World No. 88 in doubles in June 2010. He is coached by Francisco Yunis. He was born in Corrientes and resides in Buenos Aires.more

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    • Birthplace: Corrientes, Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Enrique Morea

    Enrique Jorge Morea was an Argentine tennis player. He was born in Buenos Aires. Morea won the mixed doubles title of the 1950 French Championships. He also won two Gold medals at the inaugural men's tennis competition at the 1951 Pan American Games. Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph ranked Morea as ...more

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    • Birthplace: Argentina
    • Nationality: Argentina
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