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The Best Tennis Players from Belgium

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List of the best tennis players from Belgium, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Belgium has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Belgian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Belgium 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 Belgium then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

These players, like Sabine Appelmans and Christophe Rochus include images when available.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Belgium in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Belgian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.



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    Justine Henin
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    Justine Henin, known between 2002 and 2007 as Justine Henin-Hardenne, is a Belgian former professional tennis player and former World No. 1. Henin won 43 WTA singles titles and seven Grand Slam singles titles, including four French Open titles, one Australian Open title, and two US Open titles. She also ...more

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    • Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1999-01-01
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    Kim Clijsters
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    Kim Antonie Lode Clijsters is a Belgian former professional tennis player. Clijsters is a former world No. 1 in both singles and doubles. Clijsters won 41 WTA singles titles and 11 WTA doubles titles. She won four Grand Slam singles titles: three at the US Open, in 2005, 2009, and 2010 and one at the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bilzen, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1997-08-17
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    David Goffin is a Belgian tennis player. He was born in Rocourt, Liège, Belgium. He is most known for reaching the fourth round of the 2012 French Open as a lucky loser, eventually losing to Roger Federer in four sets. Goffin has defeated several higher-ranked players such as John Isner, Radek Štěpánek, ...more

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    • Birthplace: Rocourt, Liège
    • Nationality: Belgium
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    Xavier Malisse is a retired Belgian tennis player. Born in the north-western Flemish city of Kortrijk and nicknamed X-Man, he is only one of two players from Belgium to have been ranked in the top 20 of the ATP tour, with a career-high singles ranking of World No. 19.more

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    • Birthplace: Kortrijk, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Kirsten Flipkens is a Belgian professional female tennis player. Her WTA career-high singles ranking is World No. 13, which she achieved in August 2013. She had success as a junior, winning the Girls' singles title at the 2003 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2003 US Open. Since then she has won one WTA ...more

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    • Birthplace: Geel, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Yanina Wickmayer is a Belgian professional tennis player. She reached her career-high WTA ranking of world no. 12 on 19 April 2010. She is also known for reaching the semifinals at the 2009 US Open. She won the award for "WTA Most Improved Player" in 2009. Wickmayer has achieved career victories over ...more

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    • Birthplace: Lier, Belgium, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 2004
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    Dominique Monami Added by: Feniks

    Dominique Monami is a Belgian former professional female tennis player. Monami was born in Verviers. In 1995, she married her coach Bart Van Roost, with whom she has a daughter, and played under the name Dominique Van Roost until their divorce in 2003. Her biggest achievement came during the 2000 Summer ...more

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    • Birthplace: Verviers, Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991-06
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    Olivier Rochus
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    Olivier Rochus is a retired Belgian tennis player. He has won two singles titles in his career and in 2004 won the French Open doubles title partnering fellow Belgian Xavier Malisse. Rochus' career-high singles ranking is World No. 24. At 1.65 metres tall, he is, as of 2012, the shortest player on the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Namur, Belgium, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1999
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    Steve Darcis is a Belgian professional tennis player. He has won two ATP titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 44 in May 2008. He defeated Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the first round of Wimbledon 2013.more

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    • Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Dick Norman

    Dick Norman
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    Dick Norman is a former professional tennis player. He achieved a degree of folk popularity among tennis fans due to his height, his left-handed power game and, in the last few years, his age.more

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    • Birthplace: Waregem, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991
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    Alison Van Uytvanck is a Belgian professional tennis player. Van Uytvanck has won one 125K title on the WTA tour, as well as nine singles titles and one doubles title on the ITF tour in her career. On 22 September 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 73. On 1 April 2013, she peaked ...more

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    • Birthplace: Vilvoorde, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
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    Filip Dewulf Added by: Feniks

    Filip Dewulf is a former professional male tennis player from Belgium. In his career he won 2 ATP Tour singles titles and 1 title in doubles. In 1997 he reached the semi-finals of the French Open, his best singles result ever and the first Belgian tennis player to reach the semi-final at a Grand Slam ...more

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    • Birthplace: Mol, Belgium, Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1990
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    Els Callens Added by: Feniks

    Els Callens is a former professional female tennis player from Belgium. Callens was born in Antwerp, and became professional in January 1990. Her biggest achievement came in 2000 during the Summer Olympics in Sydney where she won the bronze medal in doubles, partnering Dominique Van Roost-Monami. She ...more

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    • Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
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    Kristof Vliegen Added by: JoãoPires

    Kristof Vliegen is a former Belgian tennis player Dutch origin. He plays right-handed and he turned professional in 2001. He was a semi-finalist in Chennai in 2006 and in May of the same year, he reached the final of the ATP tournament in Munich, setting up the first ever all-Belgian men's singles final ...more

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    • Birthplace: Maaseik, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    Sabine Appelmans
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    Sabine Appelmans is a former tennis player from Belgium, and was Belgium's Fed Cup captain from 2007 until 2011.more

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    • Birthplace: Aalst, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1988
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    Jean-Michel Saive is a Belgian professional table tennis player. Born in Liège in a table tennis playing family, Saive began playing as a small boy. His father was the tenth ranking Belgian player and his mother won the Belgian ladies' doubles championships when she was pregnant with him. At the age of ...more

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    • Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
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    Christophe Rochus
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    Christophe Rochus is a retired professional male tennis player from Belgium. Rochus is the older brother of Olivier Rochus. He reached the semi-finals of the Hamburg Masters in 2005 and was runner-up in two ATP tournaments, Valencia and Rotterdam. Rochus' career-high singles ranking was world No. 38, ...more

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    • Birthplace: Namur, Belgium, Belgium
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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