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The Best Tennis Players from Chile

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different players, including Hans Gildemeister and Felipe Rios.

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

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



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    Fernando Francisco González Ciuffardi is a retired professional tennis player from Chile. During his career he made it to the quarterfinal round of all four Grand Slam tournaments. He played his only major final at the 2007 Australian Open, losing to top-seeded Roger Federer. He is the fourth male ...more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Year Turned Pro: 1999
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    Marcelo Ríos
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    Marcelo Ríos is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Chile. Nicknamed El Chino and El zurdo de Vitacura, he became the first Latin American player to reach the top position on the Association of Tennis Professionals singles rankings in 1998. He held the World No. 1 ranking for six weeks. He has held ...more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Year Turned Pro: 1994
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    Nicolás Alejandro Massú Fried, nicknamed Vampiro, is a Chilean former tennis player, a former World No. 9 in singles, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He is the only male player to have won both the singles and doubles gold medals during the same games in modern Olympic tennis. Massú also reached ...more

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    • Birthplace: Viña del Mar, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Year Turned Pro: 1997
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    Luis Ayala

    Luis Alberto Ayala Salinas is a former Chilean world-ranked tennis player who competed in the 1950s and 1960s. When he retired, he became a tennis professional at River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. Currently, he is the Director of Tennis at the Forest Club in Houston, Texas. Ayala was ranked ...more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
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    Hans Gildemeister

    Hans Gildemeister Bohner, is a former Chilean tennis player of German ancestry, who won four singles and 23 doubles titles during his professional career. He is the brother of Heinz and Fritz Gildemeister, who are also tennis players. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP ranking on February ...more

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    • Birthplace: Lima, Peru
    • Nationality: Chile
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    Anita Lizana
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    Anita Lizana de Ellis was a World Number 1 tennis player from Chile. She was the first Latin American, and first Hispanic person, to be ranked World Number 1 tennis player. Also, Anita Lizana was the first Latin American to win a Grand Slam singles championship. She won the U.S. Championships in 1937, ...more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
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    Paul Capdeville

    Paul Gerard Capdeville Castro is a Chilean former tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Year Turned Pro: 2002
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    Jorge Aguilar

    Jorge Roberto Aguilar Mondaca is a Chilean professional tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
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    Julio Leonardo Peralta Martínez and known professionally as Julio Peralta, is a Chilean professional tennis player. Peralta has captured one challenger title, BH Tennis Open International Cup in Belo Horizonte. He made his comeback in the 2011 Sparkassen Open, winning comfortably the first two ...more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
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    Felipe Rios

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    • Nationality: Chile
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    Guillermo Hormazábal

    Guillermo Hormazábal is a former Chilean professional tennis player. In 2001, he became an under 16's world champion.more

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    • Birthplace: Talca, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
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    Adrián García

    Adrián Alonso García Sobarzo is a Chilean tennis player. García was born in Concepción, Chile. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 103 in September 2004.more

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    • Birthplace: Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Felipe Parada

    Felipe Parada is a Chilean professional tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
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    Cristóbal Saavedra Corvalán

    Cristobal Saavedra-Corvalan is a Chilean professional tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: La Ligua, Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
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