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Serving up a list of the best tennis players from Australia, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Australia has produced some exceptionally talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Australian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Australia and are aspire to play tennis professionally, then these Aussies are your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from Australia or just have an interest in Aussie tennis players, this is the place to be.

This list is made up of many different players, including Mervyn Rose and Nell Hall Hopman. This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Australian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Australian tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Australia in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Australian tennis players to find some athletes from down under you haven't heard of before.
Rod Laver is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Australia
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Rod Laver


Birthplace: Rockhampton, Australia

Nationality: Australia

Year Turned Pro: 1962

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#10 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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

#4 on The Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All Time

#2 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

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Margaret Court is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Australia
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Margaret Court


Birthplace: Perth, Australia

Nationality: Australia

Year Turned Pro: 1968

Also Ranked

#9 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

#11 on The Greatest Female Tennis Players of the Open Era

#66 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

#25 on The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

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Ken Rosewall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Australia
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Ken Rosewall


Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Nationality: Australia

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

#6 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

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John Newcombe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Australia
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John Newcombe


Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Nationality: Australia

Year Turned Pro: 1967

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

#14 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

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