tennis 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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7 1
Fred Alexander is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Fred Alexander United States of America

2
6 1
William Clothier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
William Clothier United States of America

3
5 1
Herbert Roper Barrett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Herbert Roper Barrett United Kingdom

4
4 0
Robert Wrenn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Robert Wrenn United States of America

5
5 2
Norman Brookes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Norman Brookes Australia

6
3 0
Holcombe Ward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Holcombe Ward United States of America

7
3 0
Malcolm Whitman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Malcolm Whitman United States of America

8
3 1
Dwight F. Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Dwight F. Davis United States of America

9
2 0
Beals Wright is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Beals Wright United States of America

10
3 2
Lawrence Doherty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Lawrence Doherty United Kingdom

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3 2
Reginald Doherty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Reginald Doherty United Kingdom

12
2 1
Wilberforce Eaves is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Wilberforce Eaves United Kingdom

13
2 1
Tony Wilding is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Tony Wilding New Zealand

14
2 1
Max Decugis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Max Decugis France

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2 1
William Larned is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
William Larned United States of America

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2 1
Clarence Hobart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Clarence Hobart United States of America

17
2 1
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
2 1
Karl Behr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Karl Behr

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1 0
Nathaniel Niles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Nathaniel Niles United States of America

20
2 2
Charles Dixon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Charles Dixon United Kingdom

21
1 1
Otto Froitzheim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s

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1 1
Major Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Major Ritchie

23
2 3
Arthur Gore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Arthur Gore United Kingdom

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1 2
Stanley Doust is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Stanley Doust

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0 1
Harold Mahony is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Harold Mahony United Kingdom

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0 1
Frank Riseley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Frank Riseley United Kingdom

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0 1
Sydney Smith is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Sydney Smith United Kingdom

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0 1
Leo Ware is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Leo Ware

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0 1
Theodore Mavrogordato is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Theodore Mavrogordato

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0 1
Harold Nisbet is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Harold Nisbet

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0 1
Randolph Lycett is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1900s
Randolph Lycett United Kingdom