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The Best Tennis Players from Spain

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

This list below has everything from Antonio Muñoz to Conchita Martínez Granados.

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

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



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    Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 5. He is widely regarded as one of the finest clay court players in history and has been nicknamed "The King of Clay." His evolution into an all-court threat has established him as one of the best ever ...more

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    • Birthplace: Manacor, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    David Ferrer Ern is a Spanish professional tennis player. A three-time Davis Cup winner with Spain, David Ferrer has won tournaments at all levels except at a Grand Slam and is currently 7th in career prize money earnings. Ferrer turned professional in 2000 and was in the first years of his career known ...more

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    • Birthplace: Xàbia, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 2000
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    Carlos Moyá Llompart is a retired former world no. 1 tennis player from Spain. He was the French Open singles champion in 1998 and was the singles runner-up at the 1997 Australian Open. In 2004, he helped his country win the Davis Cup. He currently resides in Switzerland.more

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    • Birthplace: Palma, Majorca, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1995
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    Juan Carlos Ferrero Donat is a retired professional tennis player, and a former world no. 1 player, from Spain. He captured the men's singles title at the 2003 French Open, and in September of that year, became the 21st player to hold the world no. 1 ranking. He was also the runner-up at the 2002 French ...more

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    • Birthplace: Ontinyent, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Fernando Verdasco
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    Fernando Verdasco Carmona is a Spanish professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 7, achieved in April 2009. Verdasco started playing tennis at four years of age and had a full-time coach when he was eight. As of 2009, Verdasco has been working in Las Vegas with Andre ...more

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    • Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    Feliciano López Díaz-Guerra is a Spanish professional male tennis player. He was born in Toledo and now lives in the Spanish capital, Madrid. Lopez achieved his career-high singles ranking of World No. 12 in March of 2015. In 2005, he was the first male Spanish tennis player to reach the quarter-finals ...more

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    • Birthplace: Province of Toledo, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1997
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    Carla Suárez Navarro is a Spanish tennis player. She began playing for Spain in the 2008 Fed Cup. On February 16, 2015, she reached her career high ranking at World No. 13. Suárez Navarro first came to prominence by reaching the quarter-finals of the 2008 French Open as a qualifier, in what was her ...more

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    • Birthplace: Las Palmas, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Inmaculada Concepción Martínez Bernat, professionally known as Conchita Martínez, is a former professional tennis player born in the town of Monzón, Aragón, Spain. Martínez is currently the Captain of the Spain Fed Cup team. She is the only Spanish player to have won the women's singles title at ...more

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    • Birthplace: Monzón, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1988
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    Tommy Robredo Garcés is a Spanish professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 5, which he reached in August 2006 as a result of winning the Hamburg Masters earlier in the year. Robredo reached quarter-finals in seven Grand Slam singles tournaments, and was semi-finalist at ...more

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    • Birthplace: Hostalric, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Guillermo García-López is a professional male tennis player from Spain. He has won four singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 23 in February 2011. To date, he has collected nine wins over top-10 players, including World No. 1 Rafael Nadal in 2010, and World No. 3 ...more

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    • Birthplace: La Roda, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 2002
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    Lourdes Dominguez Lino is a Spanish professional female tennis player. In September 2006 Domínguez Lino reached her career-high singles ranking of World No. 40.more

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    • Birthplace: Pontevedra, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1997
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    María José Martínez Sánchez is a Spanish professional tennis player. In singles, she has won five WTA singles titles, the 2009 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, the 2009 Swedish Open, the Premier 5 event, 2010 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, the 2011 Gastein Ladies and the 2011 Hansol Korea Open. She was also ...more

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    • Birthplace: Yecla, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Ana Isabel "Anabel" Medina Garrigues is a Spanish female tennis player. She reached a career high WTA Tour ranking of No. 16 on 4 May 2009, and has won 17 singles titles and 26 doubles titles, including the 2008 French Open and 2009 French Open with Virginia Ruano Pascual. Like many of her Spanish ...more

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    • Birthplace: Valencia, Torrent, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998-01
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    Nuria Llagostera Vives is a retired Spanish professional tennis player. On 6 June 2005, Llagostera Vives reached her best singles ranking of world number 35. On 2 November 2009, she peaked at world number 5 in the doubles rankings.more

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    • Birthplace: Majorca, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    Virginia Ruano Pascual
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    Virginia Ruano Pascual is a Spanish professional female tennis player. She was born in Madrid, Spain. She has won three career singles titles but she has been more successful in doubles where she has won 43 titles, including 10 Grand Slam titles Between 2002 and 2004 Virginia and Paola reached nine ...more

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    • Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1992-01
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    Manuel Orantes Corral is a former tennis player who was active in the 1970s and 1980s. He won the US Open in 1975, beating defending champion Jimmy Connors in the final. Orantes reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 2.more

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    • Birthplace: Granada, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
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    Marcel Granollers Pujol is a tennis player from Spain who turned professional in 2003. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 19 in July 2012, and his highest doubles ranking of World No. 4 in February 2013. Granollers has won 4 singles titles and 9 doubles titles, including the 2012 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Conchita Martínez Granados is a former professional female tennis player from Spain.more

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    • Birthplace: Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
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    Elia Maria González-Álvarez y López-Chicheriᵃ, also known as Lilí Álvarezᵇ was a Spanish multi-sport competitor, an international tennis champion, an author, feminist and a journalist.more

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    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    • Nationality: Spain
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    María Antonia Sánchez Lorenzo is a retired Spanish professional tennis player. Her highest WTA ranking has been World No. 33, a position she achieved on April 5, 2004. She played two handed on both sides, and her favourite surface was the hardcourt, being both of this unusual for a Spanish tennis ...more

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    • Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Year Turned Pro: 1994
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