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The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s  

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List of the best men's tennis players from 1890s, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. From 1890 to 1899, tennis had some of the greatest men's tennis players of all time. These are some of the most talented 1890s tennis players to ever live, so if you're a fan of tennis and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular men's tennis player from the 1890s then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list is made up of a variety of players, including Reginald Doherty and Robert Wren. Featuring Grand Slam champions, Wimbledon winners, Doubles players, and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest 1890s mens tennis players?" and "Who is the best tennis player of 1890s?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of the 1890s in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of the top 1890s tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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Wilfred Baddeley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United Kingdom
2
Reginald Doherty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United Kingdom
3
Leo Ware is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Leo Ware
4
Holcombe Ward is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Holcombe Ward United States of America
5
Lawrence Doherty is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United Kingdom
6
Oliver Campbell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United States of America
7
Wilberforce Eaves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Wilberforce Eaves United Kingdom
8
Malcolm Whitman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United States of America
9
Willoughby Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United Kingdom
10
Dwight F. Davis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United States of America
11
Ernest Lewis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
12
Sam Neel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Sam Neel
13
Sydney Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Sydney Smith United Kingdom
14
Joshua Pim is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United Kingdom
15
Harold Mahony is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United Kingdom
16
Malcolm Chace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Malcolm Chace United States of America
17
Clarence Hobart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Clarence Hobart United States of America
18
Edward L. Hall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Edward L. Hall
19
Fred Hovey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Fred Hovey
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Valentine Hall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
21
William Renshaw is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United Kingdom
22
Henry Slocum is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United States of America
23
Robert Wrenn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
United States of America
24
Harold Nisbet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Harold Nisbet
25
Ernest George Meers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1890s
Ernest George Meers