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The Best Tennis Players from South Korea

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

List ranges from Kim Bong-Soo to Seok Eun-Mi and more.

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

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



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    Hyung-Taik Lee is a retired professional tennis player from South Korea. He won one singles title and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 36 in August 2007.more

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    • Birthplace: Hoengseong County, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Kim Bong-soo is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul where he scored an upset win over the fancied French contender Henri Leconte. There he was defeated in the third round by Argentina's Martín Jaite. The right-hander reached ...more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Jeon Mi-ra is a former South Korean female tennis player. Jeon was the runner-up in the 1994 Wimbledon Championships girls singles, losing to Martina Hingis, 7-5, 6-4. As a professional, she won one WTA Tour doubles title, and reached a career-high doubles ranking of No. 120, in October 2004.more

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    • Birthplace: Gunsan, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Song Dong-wook

    Song Dong-wook is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. There he was defeated in the first round by America's eventual runner up Tim Mayotte. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on April 27, 1987, when he ...more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Yoo Jin-sun

    Yoo Jin-sun is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country as a qualifier at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. There he was defeated in the first round by the number twelve seed from Israel, Amos Mansdorf. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on June ...more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Kim Il-soon is a retired female tennis player from South Korea, who twice represented her native country at the Summer Olympics: in 1988 and 1992.more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Park Sung-hee is a retired professional tennis player from South Korea. Park turned pro in 1989. She won 7 singles and 7 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She reached four doubles finals during her career on the WTA Tour. Her best Grand Slam performances came in doubles, reaching the Round of 16 at the ...more

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    • Birthplace: South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Kim Jin-hee

    Kim Jin-hee is a South Korean tennis player.more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Im Kyu-tae

    Im Kyu-tae is a professional tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
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    Jun Woong-sun

    Jun Woong-sun is a professional South Korean tennis player. Jun reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on May 26, 2008, when he became World number 230. He plays primarily on the Futures circuit and the Challenger circuit. Jun has been a member of the South Korean Davis Cup team, posting ...more

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    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Yoon Yong-il

    Yoon Yong-Il is a former professional South Korean tennis player. Yoon reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on December 18, 2000, when he became World number 140. He played primarily on the Futures circuit and the Challenger circuit. Yoon was a member of the South Korean Davis Cup ...more

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    • Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Chang Eui-jong

    Chang Eui-jong is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country as a qualifier at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by Spain's eventual runner up Jordi Arrese. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP ranking on June 17, ...more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Cho Yoon-jeong is a former South Korean tennis player. Cho won one doubles title during her career on the WTA Tour, at Seoul in 2004. Her best Grand Slam performance was when she made the third round of the 2005 U.S. Open, by defeating Arantxa Parra Santonja in three sets in the first round, upsetting ...more

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    • Birthplace: Andong, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Chung Hee-seok

    Chung Hee-seok is a former professional South Korean tennis player. Chung reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on May 27, 2002, when he became World number 482. He played primarily on the Futures circuit and the Challenger circuit. Chung was a member of the South Korean Davis Cup team, ...more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Lee Jin-a

    Lee Jin-a is a professional Korean tennis player playing in the ITF Women's Circuit. On 13 December 2010 she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 158. 28 February 2011 she reached her highest WTA doubles ranking of 197. She is coached by Ryo Young-Sil. She started playing tennis at the age of ...more

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    Kim So-Jung is a South Korean tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 214, which she reached on August 9, 2010. Her career high in doubles is 382, which she reached on July 17, 2006. She won silver for the mixed double teams event after defeat the Taiwanese team at the 2009 Universiade Games.more

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    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
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    Lee Jeong-myung

    Lee Jeong-myung is a retired female tennis player from South Korea, who represented her native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.more

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    • Nationality: South Korea
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