Tennis The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s  

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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
24 10
Bill Tilden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

2
17 5
René Lacoste is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

3
9 3
James Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

4
6 3
Bill Johnston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

5
6 3
Manuel Alonso Areizaga is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Manuel Alonso Areizaga Spain

6
6 3
Henri Cochet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

7
5 2
Norman Brookes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

8
5 2
Francis Hunter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

9
4 1
George Lott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

10
3 0
Jack Crawford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

11
6 4
Vincent Richards is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

12
6 4
Jean Borotra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

13
4 2
Max Decugis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

14
4 2
John Doeg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

15
4 2
John F. Hennessey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
John F. Hennessey United States of America

16
4 2
Bunny Austin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United Kingdom

17
4 2
Christian Boussus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Christian Boussus France

18
3 1
Howard Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Howard Kinsey United States of America

19
3 1
John Van Ryn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
John Van Ryn United States of America

20
2 0
Karel Koželuh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Austria

21
2 0
Louis Raymond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
South Africa

22
2 0
Gregory Mangin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Gregory Mangin

23
4 3
Chuck Garland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

24
3 2
John Hawkes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

25
1 0
Randolph Lycett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United Kingdom