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List Rules List contains top German tennis players.

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. Be sure to also check out the best Russian tennis players and the greatest men's tennis players of the 1910s. 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 Boris Becker and Steffi Graf.

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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Steffi Graf is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Steffi Graf 48 - 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 ...more

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Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Boris Becker 50 - 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 ...more

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Angelique Kerber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Angelique Kerber 29 - 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 ...more

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Sabine Lisicki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Sabine Lisicki 28 - 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 ...more

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Tommy Haas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Tommy Haas 39 - 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 ...more

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Andrea Petkovic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Andrea Petkovic 30 - 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 ...more

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Michael Stich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Michael Stich 49 - 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, ...more

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Philipp Kohlschreiber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Philipp Kohlschreiber 34 - 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 ...more

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Julia Görges is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Julia Görges 29 - 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 ...more

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Alexander Zverev is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
julian-matthias added Alexander Zverev 57 - Alexander Zverev is a former professional tennis player from Russia who competed for the Soviet Union.

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Anke Huber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Anke Huber 43 - 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.

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Nicolas Kiefer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Chris Abraham added Nicolas Kiefer 40 - 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 ...more

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Gottfried von Cramm is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Gottfried von Cramm Died at 67 (1909-1976) - 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 ...more

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Claudia Kohde-Kilsch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 54 - 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 ...more

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Rainer Schuettler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Chris Abraham added Rainer Schuettler

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Anna-Lena Grönefeld is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Anna-Lena Grönefeld 32 - 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. ...more

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Mona Barthel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Mona Barthel 27 - 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 ...more

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Julia Schruff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Julia Schruff 35 - 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 ...more

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Jürgen Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Jürgen Fassbender 69 - 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 ...more

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Tobias Kamke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Tobias Kamke 31 - Tobias Kamke is a German tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 64 in January 2011.

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Andreas Beck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Andreas Beck 31 - 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 ...more

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Bernd Karbacher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Bernd Karbacher 49 - Bernd Karbacher is a professional German tennis player. His highest ATP singles ranking is World No. 22, which he reached on 17 April 1995. His career-high doubles ranking was World No. 163, ...more

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Carmen Klaschka is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Carmen Klaschka 30 - Carmen Klaschka is a retired German tennis player. Klaschka won three singles and ten doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 27 July 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of world ...more

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Philipp Petzschner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Chris Abraham added Philipp Petzschner 33 - Philipp Petzschner is a professional German tennis player. He is known for his hard-hitting forehand and bursts of speed around the court. His career-high doubles ranking is world no. 9, which ...more

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Daniel Brands is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Daniel Brands 30 - Daniel Brands is a German professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 51, achieved in August 2013.

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Sabine Hack is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Sabine Hack 48 - Sabine Hack is a former professional tennis player from Germany. She began her career on the WTA Tour in 1983. She won four singles and one doubles titles in her career. Her best Grand Slam ...more

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Udo Riglewski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Udo Riglewski 51 - Udo Riglewski, is a former professional tennis player from Germany. He enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 10 doubles titles and finished runner-up ...more

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Jana Kandarr is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Jana Kandarr 41 - Jana Kandarr is a former German professional tennis player. Kandarr is notable for playing with her right hand, even though she is left-handed. Kandarr moved with her parents from Halle to ...more

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Simon Stadler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Simon Stadler 34 - Simon Stadler is a left-handed German tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 140 in February 2009 and his career-high doubles ranking of World No. 144 in October

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Barbara Rittner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Barbara Rittner 44 - Barbara Rittner is a former professional tennis player who comes from Germany. Her career high ranking was No. 24 in the world, a ranking she achieved on 1 February 1993. She currently is the ...more

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Silke Meier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Silke Meier 49 - Silke Meier is a former professional tennis player. She was born on July 13, 1968 in Wiesbaden, West Germany and played on the WTA tour from 1985 to 1999. She reached the 3rd round of the US ...more

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Christopher Kas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Christopher Kas 37 - Christopher Kas is a professional German tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking is World No. 224, which he reached in November 2002. His career-high in doubles is World No. 17, ...more

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Claudia Porwik is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Claudia Porwik 49 - Claudia Porwik is a former professional tennis player. She was born on 14 November 1968 in Coburg, West Germany and played on the WTA tour from 1986 to 1996. She reached the quarterfinals of the ...more

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Isabel Cueto is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Isabel Cueto 49 - Isabel Cueto is a retired professional tennis player from Germany. Her career high ranking was No. 20, which she achieved on 28 August 1989.

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Meike Babel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Meike Babel 43 - Meike Babel is a tennis champion from Langen, Germany. She is assistant women's tennis coach at Vanderbilt University. In her 10 years on the WTA tour she ranked 27 in singles and 45 in doubles. ...more

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Markus Hantschk is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Markus Hantschk 40 - Markus Hantschk is a former male tennis player from Germany who was active between 1996 and 2006. He reached two singles finals in ATP tournaments, both in 2000.

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Dieter Kindlmann is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Dieter Kindlmann 35 - Dieter Kindlmann is a professional German tennis player. He reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on 26 July 2004, when he became World number 130. His best appearance at a ...more

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Andrea Glass is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Andrea Glass 41 - Andrea Glass is a professional German tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 53rd, which she reached on 1 February 1999, the year in which she reached the third round of the ...more

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Denis Gremelmayr is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Denis Gremelmayr 36 - Denis Gremelmayr is an inactive German male tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 59, achieved in May 2008. Glemelmayr was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg. He ...more

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Simon Greul is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Simon Greul 36 - Simon Greul is a German male tennis player born April 13, 1981. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 176 lb. His career high rank was #55, achieved on March 22, 2010.

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Daniel Elsner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Daniel Elsner 38 - Daniel Elsner is a former professional German tennis player. Elsner was a World No. 2 junior player in singles. He turned professional in 1997 and last played on the ATP World Tour in October,

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Angelika Bachmann is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Angelika Bachmann 38 - Angelika Bachmann is a former professional German tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 130th, which she reached on 17 April 2000. Her career high in doubles of world no. 90 set on ...more

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Jasmin Wöhr is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Jasmin Wöhr 37 - Jasmin Wöhr is a retired German tennis player. She turned professional in 1999 before retiring in 2012. Wöhr was part of the Germany Fed Cup team in 2006. She was an active competitor ...more

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Hans-Jürgen Pohmann is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
Hans-Jürgen Pohmann 70 - Hans-Jürgen Pohmann is a former professional tennis player from Germany. During his career, Pohmann won 2 singles and 5 doubles titles on the ATP Tour. As of 2011 he was a commentator for ...more

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Carina Witthöft is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Germany
julian-matthias added Carina Witthöft