Tennis The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s  

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List of the best women's tennis players from 1970s, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. From 1970 to 1979, tennis had some of the greatest women's tennis players of all time. These are some of the most talented 1970s 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 1970s 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 Chris Evert, Margaret Court, and Billie Jean King. Featuring Grand Slam champions, Wimbledon winners, Doubles players, and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest 1970s tennis players?" and "Who is the best tennis player of 1970s?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of the 1970s 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 1970s tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

list ordered by

1
143 26
Françoise Dürr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
Leroy Madison added Francoise Durr France

2
71 113
Chris Evert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
United States of America

3
49 101
Billie Jean King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
United States of America

4
39 89
Martina Navratilova is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
United States of America, Czechoslovakia

5
30 82
Evonne Goolagong Cawley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s

6
22 78
Virginia Wade is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
United Kingdom

7
21 81
Margaret Court is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
Australia

8
20 78
Tracy Austin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
United States of America, Australia

9
10 77
Sue Barker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
United Kingdom, England

10
8 74
Virginia Ruzici is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
Romania

11
7 74
Chris O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
Chris O'Neil Australia

12
4 74
Mima Jaušovec is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
Yugoslavia, Slovenia

13
3 84
Barbara Jordan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 1970s
United States of America