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Famous Jews
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A list of famous Jewish tennis players. These 61 Jewish athletes are an inspiration to every Jew & athlete out there, whether you're a fan of Tennis or just a fan of great athleticism in general. Personally, I'm a fan of both, which is why I've been building this whole series of lists celebrating famous Jewish athletes.

Audra Marie Cohen is an former American professional tennis player player. Living in Plantation, Florida, who was the # 1 collegiate female tennis player in the United States in 2007. She is currently the head women's tennis coach at the University of North Florida. Her career high world rank was 229 in singles and 271 in doubles. ...more

Age: 32

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: United States of America

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#49 on The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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David "Dudi" Sela is an Israeli professional tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 29 in July 2009. As of November 2014, Sela was Israel's top men's singles player, ahead of Amir Weintraub. Representing Israel in the Davis Cup, highlights include an upset win in 2007 over World No. 7 Fernando González and being a key factor in Israel's semifinal run in 2009. In 2008 he beat World No. 5 David Ferrer in straight sets, and in 2010, he beat World No. 7 Andy Roddick in straight sets. Sela reached the fourth round of the 2009 Wimbledon Championships and has finished runner-up in two ATP tournaments in Beijing and Atlanta. ...more

Age: 33

Nationality: Israel

Birthplace: Kiryat Shmona, Israel

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#57 on The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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Thomas Samuel "Tom" Okker is a former Dutch tennis player. He was ranked among the world's top 10 singles players for seven consecutive years, 1968–74, reaching a career high of World No. 3 in 1969. He also was ranked World No. 1 in doubles in 1969. ...more

Age: 74

Nationality: Netherlands

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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#76 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

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Harold Solomon is a former American professional tennis player whose career was during the 1970s and 1980s. He achieved a career-high world ranking of No. 5 in 1980. ...more

Age: 66

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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