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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. Make sure to also check out the best men's tennis players of the 1950s and the greatest English tennis players. 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 Roger Federer and Martina Hingis.

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.

Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Roger Federer


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland, South Africa

Year Turned Pro: 1998

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#12 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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

#53 on The Athletes That Millennials Love the Most

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

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Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Stanislas Wawrinka


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 2002

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

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

#57 on The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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Martina Hingis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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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: Switzerland, Czechoslovakia

Year Turned Pro: 1994

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#97 on Athletes Whose Careers Ended Too Soon

#6 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

#3 on The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1990s

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Patty Schnyder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Patty Schnyder


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 1994

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Marc Rosset is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Marc Rosset


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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#35 on The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1990s

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Timea Bacsinszky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Timea Bacsinszky


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 ...more

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Birthplace: Belmont-sur-Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 2004

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#90 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Stefanie Vögele is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Stefanie Vögele


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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Jakob Hlasek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Jakob Hlasek


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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#10 on The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1990s

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