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The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different players like Ivo Heuberger and Claudio Mezzadri.

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

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



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    Tennis player Roger Federer (IPA pronunciation: [ˈɹɑ.dʒər ˈfɛ.dər.ər]) (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss tennis professional, currently ranked World No. 1. Many experts and many of his own tennis peers believe that Federer may be the greatest men's singles player of all time. Federer has won eleven Grand ...more

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    • Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland, South Africa
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Martina Hingis is a Swiss professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as world no. 1. She won five Grand Slam singles titles. She also won nine Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar-year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. Hingis set a ...more

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    • Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia
    • Nationality: Slovakia, Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1994
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    Stanislas Wawrinka
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    Stanislas "Stan" Wawrinka is a Swiss professional tennis player. He is currently the Swiss no. 2 and world no. 7, as of 16 February 2015. He climbed to his highest ranking so far, no. 3, on 27 January 2014 as a result of winning his first Grand Slam event, the 2014 Australian Open. He also reached the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 2002
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    Marc Rosset is a former professional tennis player from Switzerland who is best remembered for winning the Men's Singles Gold medal at the 1992 Olympic Games. He also won one Grand Slam doubles title at the French Open in 1992 partnering compatriot Jakob Hlasek.more

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    • Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1988
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    Patty Schnyder is a former Swiss professional tennis player. She played on the WTA tour from 1993 to 2011 and reached number 7 in the world rankings. She twice defeated a reigning world no. 1 player in her career: Martina Hingis at the 1998 Grand Slam Cup and Jennifer Capriati at the 2002 Family Circle ...more

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    • Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1994
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    Timea Bacsinszky
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    Timea Bacsinszky is a Swiss professional tennis player. Bacsinszky has won three singles and four doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as 12 singles and 14 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 23 March 2015, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 23. On 31 January 2011, ...more

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    • Birthplace: Belmont-sur-Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 2004
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    Jakob Hlasek is a former professional tennis player from Switzerland.more

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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1983
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    Stefanie Vögele
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    Stefanie Vögele is a professional Swiss tennis player. She is currently World No. 69 in singles, with her highest WTA singles ranking being no. 42, which she reached on 11 November 2013. Her career high in doubles is no. 131, which she reached on 2 March 2009.more

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    • Birthplace: Leuggern, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 2004
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    Miroslava "Mirka" Federer is a former professional tennis player from Switzerland. She reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of World No. 76 on 10 September 2001 and a doubles ranking of World No. 215 on 24 August 1998. She is the wife of professional tennis player Roger Federer, having first met ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bojnice, Slovakia
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998-01-15
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    Heinz Peter Günthardt is a former tennis player from Switzerland, who won five singles titles during his professional career, including the Rotterdam WCT in 1980. In doubles, Günthardt captured a total number of 30 titles. The right-hander reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 22 in ...more

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    • Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
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    Marco Chiudinelli

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    Marco Chiudinelli
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    Marco Chiudinelli is a tennis player from Switzerland.more

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    • Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 2000
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    Michael Lammer

    Michael Lammer is a retired Swiss professional tennis player. At the 2009 Allianz Suisse Open in Gstaad, he won the doubles tournament with compatriot Marco Chiudinelli. It was his first ATP tour title.more

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    • Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
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    Manuela Maleeva
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    Manuela Georgieva Maleeva-Fragniere is a Bulgarian former professional tennis player. She played on the Women's Tennis Association tour between 1982 and 1994. Through her marriage Maleeva began representing Switzerland officially from January 1990 until her retirement in February 1994.more

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    • Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Nationality: Bulgaria
    • Year Turned Pro: 1982
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    Claudio Mezzadri is a retired professional tennis player from Switzerland. Mezzadri turned professional in 1983, and won his only ATP title four years later. He also won four doubles titles in his career. Mezzadri participated in 9 Davis Cup ties for Switzerland from 1987 to 1991, posting an 11–4 record ...more

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    • Birthplace: Locarno, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
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    George Bastl

    George Edward Bastl is a professional tennis player from Switzerland.more

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    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Yves Allegro is a former professional male tennis player from Switzerland. He is a doubles specialist and is well known as Roger Federer's doubles partner and good friend.more

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    • Birthplace: Grone, Italy
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1997
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    Lorenzo Manta

    Lorenzo Manta is a former tennis player from Switzerland, who turned professional in 1992. The right-hander reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 103 in June 2000. His best achievement in the grand slam tournaments was reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon in 1999. There, he had a big ...more

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    • Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
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    Emmanuelle Gagliardi is a retired professional Swiss tennis player. Her coach is Marco Tarelli and she prefers to play on hardcourts. Gagliardi never won a WTA Tour singles title, but reached the semifinals of the 2002 Indian Wells Masters. She was a member of the Swiss team for the 2008 Summer Olympics ...more

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    • Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1994
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    Markus Günthardt

    Markus Günthardt is a former Swiss tennis player. Günthardt won three doubles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest ATP doubles ranking on 17 September 1984, when he became the number 44 in the world. Günthardt participated in 14 Davis Cup ties for Switzerland from ...more

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    • Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
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    Ivo Heuberger

    Ivo Heuberger is a retired tennis player who represented Switzerland at the Davis Cup.more

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    • Birthplace: Altstätten, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Year Turned Pro: 1997
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