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List Rules List contains top Swedish tennis players.

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. 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.

Everything from Mats Wilander to Lennart Bergelin 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.
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Björn Borg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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25 people just voted on 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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#57 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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

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

#22 on The Best European Athletes of All Time

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Stefan Edberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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27 people just voted on 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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#17 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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

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

#241 on The Best European Athletes of All Time

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


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Mats Wilander is listed (or ranked) 4 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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#479 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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

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

#36 on The Best European Athletes of All Time

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Robin Söderling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Robin Söderling


Robin Bo Carl Söderling is a currently inactive professional tennis player from Sweden. He is a former world no. 4 in the ATP rankings, a career high he reached in November 2010. Söderling reached successive French Open finals in 2009 and 2010. He has also won one Masters 1000 event, the 2010 Paris ...more

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Birthplace: Tibro, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Year Turned Pro: 2001

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#453 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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

#42 on The Best Olympic Athletes from Sweden

#20 on Famous People Named Robin

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Anders Järryd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Anders Järryd


Anders Per Järryd is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. During his career he won eight Grand Slam doubles titles, reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking, and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 5. Järryd was born in Lidköping, Västra Götaland. While growing up he also ...more

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Birthplace: Lidköping, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Year Turned Pro: 1980

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Thomas Enqvist is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Thomas Enqvist


Thomas Karl Johan Enqvist is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. He was quickly touted as the only Swede who could follow in the footsteps of Björn Borg, Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg, and was ranked as high as World No. 4 in the ATP Rankings, reaching the final of the Australian Open ...more

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Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Year Turned Pro: 1991

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

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Jonas Björkman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Sweden
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Jonas Björkman


Jonas Lars Björkman is a former World No. 4 Swedish professional tennis player. He is also a former World No. 1 in doubles. Björkman retired from professional tennis after competing at the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup Doubles championships. On 20 November 2006, he replaced Dick Norman as the oldest ...more

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Birthplace: Alvesta, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Year Turned Pro: 1991

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

#71 on The Best Olympic Athletes from Sweden

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