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The Best Tennis Players from Germany

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

Players on this list include Julia Schruff and Andreas Beck.

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

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



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    Stefanie Maria "Steffi" Graf is a German former world No. 1 tennis player. Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles. Her 22 singles titles is second all time behind Margaret Court, and mark the record for most Major wins by a tennis player since the introduction of the Open Era in 1968. In 1988, she became ...more

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    • Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
    • Nationality: West Germany, Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 1982
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    Boris Franz Becker is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from Germany. He is a six-time Grand Slam singles champion, including the distinction of being the youngest ever Wimbledon men's champion when he was 17. He also won 13 Masters Series titles, five elite indoor titles, and an Olympic ...more

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    • Birthplace: Leimen, Germany
    • Nationality: West Germany, Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 1984
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    Sabine Katharina Lisicki; born 22 September 1989 is a German professional tennis player. She turned professional in 2006 and her breakthrough came in 2009 when she reached the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships and won her first WTA title, the Family Circle Cup, against Caroline Wozniacki. In ...more

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    • Birthplace: Troisdorf, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2006
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    Angelique Kerber is a German tennis player of Polish background. Kerber has won four singles titles on the WTA tour, as well as eleven singles and three doubles on the ITF tour in her career. On 22 October 2012, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 5. On 26 August 2013, she peaked at ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
    • Nationality: Poland, Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Tommy Haas
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    Thomas Mario "Tommy" Haas is a German professional tennis player. He has competed on the ATP Tour since 1996. After breaking into the world top 100 in 1997, and reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 2 in May 2002, Haas's career was interrupted by injuries: he has twice dropped out of the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
    • Nationality: United States of America, Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    Andrea Petkovic
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    Andrea Petkovic is a German tennis player. Born in Tuzla, SFR Yugoslavia, to Serbian father Zoran and Bosniak mother Amira, she moved to Germany at six months old. Petkovic turned professional in 2006 and reached her career-high singles ranking of world number 9 in October 2011 after reaching the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2006
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    Philipp Kohlschreiber
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    Philipp Eberhard Hermann Kohlschreiber is a tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 2001. The right-hander has won six doubles and five singles titles. Kohlschreiber reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 16 in July 2012. Kohlschreiber reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    Michael Detlef Stich is a former professional tennis player from Germany. He won the men's singles title at Wimbledon in 1991, the men's doubles titles at both Wimbledon and the Olympic Games, and was a singles runner-up at the 1994 US Open and the 1996 French Open. Stich won 18 singles titles and 10 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Pinneberg, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 1988
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    Anke Huber is a German retired professional tennis player. She was the runner-up in women's singles at the 1996 Australian Open. Her career-high singles ranking was fourth, also in 1996.more

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    • Birthplace: Bruchsal, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 1989
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    Gottfried von Cramm
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    Gottfried Alexander Maximilian Walter Kurt Freiherr von Cramm, was a German amateur tennis champion who won the French Open twice. He was ranked number 2 in the world in 1934 and 1936, and number 1 in the world in 1937. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1977, an organisation ...more

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    • Birthplace: Söhlde, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
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    Julia Görges
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    Julia Görges is a German tennis player. Görges has won two singles and four doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as six singles and six doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 5 March 2012, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 15. On 26 August 2013, she peaked at world ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bad Oldesloe, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2005
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    Nicolas Kiefer, is a former German professional tennis player. He reached the semi-finals of the 2006 Australian Open and won a Silver medal in Men's Doubles with partner Rainer Schüttler at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Kiefer's career-high singles ranking was World No. 4, achieved in January ...more

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    • Birthplace: Holzminden, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 1995
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    Claudia Kohde-Kilsch is a former German tennis player and member of the Die Linke. During her tennis career, she won two women's doubles Grand Slam titles. She also won eight singles titles and a total of 25 doubles titles.more

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    • Birthplace: Saarbrücken, Germany
    • Nationality: West Germany, Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 1980-01-01
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    Mona Barthel
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    Mona Barthel is a German tennis player. Barthel has won three singles and one doubles title on the WTA tour as well as five singles and one doubles title on the ITF circuit in her career. On 18 March 2013, Barthel reached her best singles ranking of world number 23. On 17 March 2014, she peaked at world ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bad Segeberg, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
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    Tobias Kamke

    Tobias Kamke is a German tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 64 in January 2011.more

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    • Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
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    Julia Schruff

    Julia Schruff is a professional German tennis player. Her career high WTA-ranking was attained on 17 April 2006, when she reached No. 52. Her highest doubles ranking was reached on 2 October 2006, when she reached No. 99. She enjoyed her breakthrough in 2003 when she reached the final at the Estoril ...more

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    • Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    Jürgen Fassbender

    Jürgen Fassbender is a retired professional tennis player for West Germany. On the ATP Tour, Fassbender won one singles and sixteen doubles titles. His best Grand Slam singles result was reaching the quarterfinals at the 1973 Wimbledon Championships. In doubles he reached the semifinals at the 1973 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Wesseling, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
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    Andreas Beck is a German professional male tennis player. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 33 in November 2009. As a qualifier, Beck reached the quarterfinals of the 2009 Monte Carlo Masters.more

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    • Birthplace: Weingarten, Württemberg, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Anna-Lena Grönefeld is a German tennis player. She turned professional in April 2003. Grönefeld was coached and trained by Rafael Font de Mora in Scottsdale, Arizona until 2006. Grönefeld is currently coached by former professional German tennis player Dirk Dier. She now lives and trains in Saarbrücken.more

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    • Birthplace: Nordhorn, Germany
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003-04
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