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The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s 

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March 31, 2017 97 votes 41 voters 1.7k views 16 items

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List of the best women's tennis players from 1930s, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. From 1930 to 1939, tennis had some of the greatest women's tennis players of all time. These are some of the most talented 1930s 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 women's tennis player from the 1930s 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 Helen Wills Moody and Helen Jacobs. Featuring Grand Slam champions, Wimbledon winners, Doubles players, and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest 1930s tennis players?" and "Who is the best tennis player of 1930s?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of the 1930s 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 1930s tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

list ordered by
1
Helen Wills Moody is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
United States of America
2
Simone Mathieu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Simone Mathieu
France
3
Margaret Scriven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Margaret Scriven
United Kingdom
4
Alice Marble is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
United States of America
5
Dorothy Round Little is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
United Kingdom
6
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperlin... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling
7
Daphne Akhurst is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Australia
8
Cilly Aussem is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Germany
9
Helen Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
United States of America
10
Dorothy Bundy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Dorothy Bundy
11
Nancye Wynne Bolton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
12
Anita Lizana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Chile
13
Betty Nuthall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Betty Nuthall
England
14
Coral Buttsworth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Coral Buttsworth
Australia
15
Joan Hartigan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Joan Hartigan
Australia
16
Emily Hood Westacott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1930s
Emily Hood Westacott
Australia