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.

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1
18 9
Bill Tilden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United States of America

2
11 3
René Lacoste is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

3
7 3
James Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

4
5 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
5 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
5 3
Henri Cochet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

7
4 2
Norman Brookes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

8
4 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
3 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
2 0
Jack Crawford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

11
5 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
5 4
Jean Borotra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

13
3 2
Max Decugis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
France

14
3 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
3 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
3 2
Christian Boussus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Christian Boussus France

17
3 2
Bunny Austin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United Kingdom

18
2 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
2 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
1 0
Karel Koželuh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Austria

21
1 0
Louis Raymond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
South Africa

22
1 0
Gregory Mangin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Gregory Mangin

23
3 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
2 2
John Hawkes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

25
2 2
Harry Hopman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Australia

26
2 2
Algernon Kingscote is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United Kingdom

27
1 1
Jan Koželuh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Jan Koželuh

28
1 1
Sydney Jacob is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Sydney Jacob

29
1 1
Béla von Kehrling is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Béla von Kehrling

30
1 1
Ichiya Kumagae is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s

31
1 1
Colin Gregory is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Colin Gregory

32
1 1
Zenzo Shimizu is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Zenzo Shimizu

33
1 1
Vivian McGrath is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Vivian McGrath Australia

34
0 0
Theodore Mavrogordato is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Theodore Mavrogordato

35
0 0
Hendrik Timmer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Hendrik Timmer Netherlands

36
0 0
Randolph Lycett is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United Kingdom

37
0 0
Umberto De Morpurgo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Umberto De Morpurgo

38
0 0
Richard Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Richard Schlesinger

39
0 0
Edgar Moon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Edgar Moon Australia

40
0 0
Gordon Lowe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
United Kingdom

41
0 0
Brian Norton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
South Africa

42
1 2
Robert Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Robert Kinsey

43
0 1
Pat Spence is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Players of the 1920s
Pat Spence South Africa