tennis The Best Tennis Players from Sweden  

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

Everyone from Mats Wilander to Björn Borg is included on this list.

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

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

Stefan Edberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Stefan Edberg


Stefan Bengt Edberg is a Swedish former world no. 1 professional tennis player. A major proponent of the serve-and-volley style of tennis, he won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles between 1985 and 1996. He also won the Masters Grand Prix and was a part of the ...more

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Birthplace: Västervik, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Year Turned Pro: 1983

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

#47 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#7 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

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Björn Borg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Björn Borg


Björn Borg is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Sweden widely considered to be one of the greatest in tennis history. Between 1974 and 1981 he won 11 Grand Slam singles titles, six at the French Open and five consecutive at Wimbledon. He also won three year-end championships and 15 Grand Prix ...more

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Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Year Turned Pro: 1973

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#68 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#6 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

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Mats Wilander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Mats Wilander


Mats Wilander is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Sweden. From 1982 to 1988, he won seven Grand Slam singles titles, and one Grand Slam men's doubles title. In 1988, Wilander won three of the four Grand Slam singles events and finished that year ranked World No. 1. Although he never won the ...more

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Birthplace: Växjö, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Year Turned Pro: 1981

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

#26 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

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Claus Augustsson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Uddevalla Sweden
 One of the most talanted player ever to hit a tennis ball. 

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Birthplace: uddevalla

Nationality: sweden

Year Turned Pro: 2016