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

List includes Jan Kodeš, Lukáš Dlouhý and more.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Czech Republic in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Czech tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Petra Kvitová is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Petra Kvitová


Petra Kvitová is a Czech professional tennis player. Known for her powerful left-handed shots and variety, she has won fifteen career singles titles including two Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon. She reached her career-high ranking of world no. 2 in October 2011, and is currently ranked no. 4 as of 2 ...more

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Birthplace: Bílovec, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 2006

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#93 on The Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All Time

#48 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

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Tomáš Berdych is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Tomáš Berdych


Tomáš Berdych is a Czech professional tennis player. His most notable achievement was reaching the final of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, causing consecutive upsets by defeating top seed and six-time champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, and World No. 3 Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. ...more

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Birthplace: Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 2002

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Lucie Šafářová is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Lucie Šafářová


Lucie Šafářová is a professional Czech tennis player. She was born in Brno. Šafářová has won six WTA tour singles titles, five doubles titles and reached the quarterfinals of the 2007 Australian Open, upsetting defending champion Amélie Mauresmo en route. She has reached twelve singles finals. She ...more

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Birthplace: Brno, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 2002

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

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Jana Novotná is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Jana Novotná


Jana Novotná is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. She played a serve and volley game, an increasingly rare style of play among women during her career. She won the women's singles title at Wimbledon in 1998 and was runner-up in three previous Grand Slam tournaments. ...more

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Birthplace: Brno, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 1987

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#47 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

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Radek Štěpánek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Radek Štěpánek


Radek Štěpánek is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 8 and best doubles ranking is World No. 4. Štěpánek's biggest achievements are reaching two Masters 1000 event finals and the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 2006, as well as winning ...more

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Birthplace: Karviná, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 1996

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#63 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

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Nicole Vaidišová is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Nicole Vaidišová


Nicole Vaidišová is a Czech professional tennis player. She announced an official comeback in September 2014, having previously retired from the sport in March 2010. Vaidišová was an Australian Open and French Open semifinalist and also reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Vaidišová started ...more

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Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 2003

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

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Lucie Hradecká is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Lucie Hradecká


Lucie Hradecká is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. In her career, Hradecká has won 17 WTA doubles titles, including two Grand Slam titles, the 2011 French Open and the 2013 US Open, partnered both times by fellow Czech Andrea Hlaváčková. The pair are also the 2012 Olympic silver ...more

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Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 2004

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

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Helena Suková is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic
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Helena Suková


Helena Suková is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. During her career, she won 14 Grand Slam titles, 9 of them in women's doubles and 5 of them in mixed doubles. She also was a four-time Grand Slam singles runner-up and won 10 singles titles and 69 doubles titles. ...more

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Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic

Year Turned Pro: 1983

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#82 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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