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The Best Women's Tennis Players of the 2000s

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List of the best women's tennis players from 2000s, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. From 2000 to 2009, tennis had some of the greatest women's tennis players of all time. These are some of the most talented 2000s 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 2000s 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 Serena Williams, Venus Williams, and Maria Sharapova. Featuring Grand Slam champions, Wimbledon winners, Doubles players, and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest 2000s tennis players?" and "Who is the best tennis player of 2000s?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of the 2000s 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 2000s tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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  • Serena Williams1
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    Serena Williams

    United States of America

    Age38

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan, United States of America

    Year Turned Pro1995

    Australian Open: Winner 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009
    French Open: Winner 2002
    Wimbledon: Winner 2002, 2003, 2009; Finalist 2004, 2008
    US Open: Winner 2002, 2008; Finalist 2001

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  • Maria Sharapova2
    79
    47

    Age32

    BirthplaceNyagan, Russia

    Year Turned Pro2001-04-19

    Australian Open: Winner 2008; Finalist 2007
    Wimbledon: Winner 2004
    US Open: Winner 2006

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  • Venus Williams3
    62
    31

    Venus Williams

    United States of America

    Age39

    BirthplaceLynwood, California, United States of America

    Year Turned Pro1994-10-31

    Australian Open: Finalist 2003
    French Open: Finalist 2002
    Wimbledon: Winner 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008; Finalist 2002, 2004, 2009
    US Open: Winner 2000, 2001; Finalist 2002

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  • Justine Henin4
    64
    32

    Age37

    BirthplaceLiège, Belgium

    Year Turned Pro1999-01-01

    Autralian Open: Winner 2004; Finalist 2006
    French Open: Winner 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
    Wimbledon: Finalist 2001, 2006
    US Open: Winner 2003, 2007; Finalist 2006

  • Kim Clijsters5
    54
    30

    Age36

    BirthplaceBilzen, Belgium

    Year Turned Pro1997-08-17

    Australian Open: Finalist 2004
    French Open: Finalist 2001, 2003
    US Open: Winner 2005, 2009; Finalist 2003

  • Lindsay Davenport6
    37
    27

    Lindsay Davenport

    United States of America

    Age43

    BirthplacePalos Verdes, California, United States of America

    Year Turned Pro1993-02-22

    Australian Open: Winner 2000; Finalist 2004
    Wimbledon: Finalist 2000, 2005
    US Open: Finalist 2000

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  • Amélie Mauresmo7

    Age40

    BirthplaceSaint-Germain-en-Laye, France

    Year Turned Pro1993

    Australian Open: Winner 2006
    Wimbledon: Winner 2006

  • Jennifer Capriati8
    26
    22

    Jennifer Capriati

    United States of America

    Age43

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Year Turned Pro1990-03-05

    Australian Open: Winner 2001, 2002
    French Open: Winner 2001

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  • Svetlana Kuznetsova9

    Age34

    BirthplaceSaint Petersburg, Russia

    Year Turned Pro2000

    French Open: Winner 2009; Finalist 2006
    US Open: Winner 2004; Finalist 2007

  • Mary Pierce10
    26
    23

    Mary Pierce

    Canada, France

    Age44

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Year Turned Pro1989-03

    French Open: Winner 2000; Finalist 2005
    US Open: Finalist 2005

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  • Martina Hingis11
    12
    6

    Martina Hingis

    Switzerland, Slovakia

    Age39

    BirthplaceKošice, Slovakia

    Year Turned Pro1994

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  • Ana Ivanovic12
    28
    34

    Age32

    BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    Year Turned Pro2003-08-17

    Australian Open: Finalist 2008
    French Open: Winner 2008; Finalist 2007

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  • Angelique Kerber13
    14
    21

    Angelique Kerber

    Germany, Poland

    Age31

    BirthplaceBremen, Germany

    Year Turned Pro2003

  • Li Na14
    6
    17

    Li Na

    China

    Age37

    BirthplaceWuhan, China

    Year Turned Pro1999

  • Anastasia Myskina15

    Age38

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Year Turned Pro1998

    French Open: Winner 2004