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The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s 

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March 24, 2017 306 votes 69 voters 2.5k views 43 items

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List of the best men's tennis players from 1920s, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. From 1920 to 1929, tennis had some of the greatest men's tennis players of all time. These are some of the most talented 1920s 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 1920s 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 Henri Cochet and Jean Borotra. Featuring Grand Slam champions, Wimbledon winners, Doubles players, and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest 1920s tennis players?" and "Who is the best tennis player of 1920s?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of the 1920s 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 1920s tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

list ordered by
1
Bill Tilden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America
2
René Lacoste is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France
3
James Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia
4
Henri Cochet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France
5
Norman Brookes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia
6
George Lott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America
7
Bill Johnston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America
8
Manuel Alonso Areizaga ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Manuel Alonso Areizaga Spain
9
Max Decugis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France
10
Jean Borotra is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France
11
Bunny Austin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United Kingdom
12
Jack Crawford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia
13
Francis Hunter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America
14
Vincent Richards is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America
15
John Doeg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America
16
John F. Hennessey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
John F. Hennessey United States of America
17
Howard Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Howard Kinsey United States of America
18
John Van Ryn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
John Van Ryn United States of America
19
Umberto De Morpurgo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
20
Christian Boussus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Christian Boussus France
21
Louis Raymond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
South Africa
22
Chuck Garland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America
23
Karel Koželuh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Austria
24
Richard Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Richard Schlesinger
25
Béla von Kehrling... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Béla von Kehrling