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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Justine Henin


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Liège, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 1999-01-01

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#12 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

#67 on Unicef Goodwill Ambassadors

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

#321 on The Best European Athletes of All Time

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Kim Clijsters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Kim Clijsters


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Bilzen, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 1997-08-17

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#11 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

#318 on The Best European Athletes of All Time

#19 on Famous People Named Kim

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David Goffin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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David Goffin


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Rocourt, Liège

Nationality: Belgium

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

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Xavier Malisse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Xavier Malisse


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

#9 on Famous People Named Xavier

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Kirsten Flipkens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Kirsten Flipkens


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Geel, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 2003

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

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Dominique Monami is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Dominique Monami


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Verviers, Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 1991-06

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#82 on Famous People Named Dominique

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Sabine Appelmans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Sabine Appelmans


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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#106 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Olivier Rochus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Olivier Rochus


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Namur, Belgium, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 1999

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