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The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s  

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List of the best men's tennis players from 1900s, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. From 1900 to 1909, tennis had some of the greatest men's tennis players of all time. These are some of the most talented 1900s 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 1900s 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 Laurence Doherty and William Larned. Featuring Grand Slam champions, Wimbledon winners, Doubles players, and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest 1900s tennis players?" and "Who is the best tennis player of 1900s?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of the 1900s 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 1900s tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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William Clothier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
William Clothier United States of America
2
Herbert Roper Barrett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United Kingdom
3
Norman Brookes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Australia
4
Fred Alexander is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Fred Alexander United States of America
5
Beals Wright is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United States of America
6
Malcolm Whitman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United States of America
7
Max Decugis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
France
8
Lawrence Doherty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United Kingdom
9
Robert Wrenn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United States of America
10
Dwight F. Davis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United States of America
11
Holcombe Ward is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Holcombe Ward United States of America
12
Clarence Hobart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Clarence Hobart United States of America
13
Tony Wilding is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
New Zealand
14
William Larned is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United States of America
15
Charles Dixon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United Kingdom
16
Reginald Doherty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United Kingdom
17
Harold Hackett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Harold Hackett United States of America
18
Karl Behr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Karl Behr
19
Wilberforce Eaves is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Wilberforce Eaves United Kingdom
20
Arthur Gore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United Kingdom
21
Theodore Mavrogordato is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Theodore Mavrogordato
22
Nathaniel Niles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
United States of America
23
Major Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Major Ritchie
24
Otto Froitzheim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
25
Stanley Doust is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Stanley Doust