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The Best Tennis Players from Canada

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

Players include everything from Richard Legendre to Philip Bester.

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

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


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    Milos Raonic is a Canadian professional tennis player of Montenegrin origin who grew up in Thornhill, Ontario. Born in Titograd, SFR Yugoslavia, Raonic moved to Canada with his family at the age of three, learning the game at the Bramalea Tennis Club in Brampton. He is Canada's highest ATP-ranked male ...more

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    • Birthplace: Podgorica, Yugoslavia
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 2008
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    Eugenie "Genie" Bouchard is a Canadian professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 7. At the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, Bouchard became the first Canadian to reach the finals of a Grand Slam in singles, finishing runner-up to Petra Kvitová. She also reached the semifinals of the 2014 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Westmount, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 2009
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    Vasek Pospisil
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    Vasek Pospisil is a Canadian professional tennis player of Czech origin. He is the No. 2 male ranked player in Canada, after Milos Raonic. Pospisil has a career-high singles ranking of World No. 25 and No. 5 in doubles. As Canada's No. 2 in singles and No. 1 in doubles, he is an important member of the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Vernon, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Daniel Mark Nestor CM is a Canadian professional tennis player from Toronto, Ontario. He is one of the foremost doubles players in tennis history due to his longevity and continued success at the top of the men's game. As of February 2015, he is tenth for most men's ATP titles in Open Era history. Thus ...more

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    • Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
    • Nationality: Canada, Serbia
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991-07-29
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    Aleksandra Wozniak is a Canadian professional tennis player. She turned professional in November 2005. Wozniak achieved a career-best ranking of no. 21 on June 22, 2009, making her the fourth highest-ranked Canadian singles player of all time. She has won one WTA and nine ITF tournaments. At the Bank of ...more

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    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 2005
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    Sharon Fichman is a Canadian professional tennis player. She plays for Canada but also holds Israeli citizenship. Fichman was ranked No. 5 on the junior circuit in December 2006. Since turning pro, so far her career highs are No. 77 in singles and No. 48 in doubles.more

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    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Grant Connell is a former professional tennis player from Canada, and has been a successful real estate agent for the past 10 years in Vancouver. He specializes in West Vancouver North Vancouver and Downtown properties real estate transactions. He is considered one of the world's top doubles player from ...more

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    • Birthplace: Regina, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 1986
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    Carling Bassett is an actress.more

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    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 1983-01-03
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    Mary Pierce is a French-American retired tennis professional who played on the Women's Tennis Association tour. Although born in Canada, she is a citizen of France, Canada, and the United States and played for France in team competitions and the Olympics. Pierce won four Grand Slam titles, two in ...more

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    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada, France, United States of America
    • Year Turned Pro: 1989-03
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    Frank Dancevic
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    Frank Russell Dancevic is a Canadian professional tennis player. He first became the country's top singles player, according to ATP rankings, on February 10, 2003, as an eighteen-year old, and remained so from January 30, 2006 until June 20, 2010. He is now the No. 3 Canadian in singles. Dancevic has ...more

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    • Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Martin Wostenholme

    Martin Wostenholme is a former touring professional tennis and Canadian Davis Cup player. A right-handed predominantly base-line player, Wostenholme was from 1981 to 1984 a four-time All-Ivy Leaguer in singles at Yale University. He had a career ATP singles high ranking of World No. 84, which he ...more

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    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Peter Polansky is a Canadian professional tennis player. He is now Canada's fourth-ranked singles performer, according to the ATP; he was however the country's top singles player from June 21, 2010 until January 17, 2011. Previously he was also Canada's No. 2 from August 4, 2008 until June 21, 2010.more

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    • Birthplace: North York, Toronto, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Helen Kelesi is a former tour professional tennis player. She has been coached by her father, Milan Kelesi, throughout her tennis career.more

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    • Birthplace: Victoria, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Robert Bédard

    Robert Bédard is a lifelong tennis player who was the Canadian #1 ranked singles player for most of the 1950s and early 1960s. He began playing tennis at the relatively late age of 15.more

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    • Birthplace: Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Martin Laurendeau

    Martin Laurendeau is a former touring professional tennis player, and present coach and captain of the Canadian Davis Cup team.more

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    • Birthplace: Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 1986
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    Sébastien Lareau is a former touring professional tennis player. He became the first Canadian to ever win a Grand Slam title by winning the 1999 U.S. Open Men's Doubles with his American partner Alex O'Brien.more

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    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991
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    Jesse Levine is an American-Canadian professional tennis player. He achieved his career-high singles rank of world no. 69 on October 1, 2012. Levine represented the United States from 2007 to 2012, but has represented Canada since 2013. As a 13-year-old, in 2001 Levine won the U.S. Clay Court 14 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Ottawa, Nepean, Canada
    • Nationality: United States of America, Canada
    • Year Turned Pro: 2007
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    Glenn Michibata

    Glenn Michibata is a former professional tennis player and former head coach of the Princeton University Tigers tennis team. Currently, Michibata is Director of Elite and Tournament Training for the Princeton Tennis Program.more

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    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Marie-Ève Pelletier

    Marie-Ève Pelletier is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She reached a career high ranking of 106 in singles on June 20, 2005 and a career high of 54 in doubles on April 12, 2010 on the WTA Tour.more

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    • Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
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    Andrew Sznajder is a former Canadian professional tour tennis player. A native of Oakville, Ontario, Sznajder achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 46 in September 1989. This is the highest any Canadian male was ranked in singles by the ATP until Greg Rusedski made it to No. 41.more

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    • Birthplace: City of Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: Canada
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