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The Best Tennis Players from Australia

Updated June 14, 2019 6.6k votes 2.2k voters 334.3k views52 items

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.
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  • Patrick Hart Cash (born 27 May 1965) is a retired Australian professional tennis player. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 4 in May 1988 and a career-high ATP doubles ranking of world No. 6 in August 1988. He has been described as one of the greatest net players of all time by Sport Australia Hall of Fame.[1] After winning the men's singles championship at Wimbledon in 1987, he climbed into the stands to celebrate, starting a tradition which has been followed by many winners in subsequent years....  more
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
    • Year Turned Pro: 1982
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    John Edward Bromwich (14 November 1918 – 21 October 1999) was an Australian tennis player who, along with fellow countryman Vivian McGrath, was one of the first great players to use a two-handed backhand. He was a natural left-hander, though hit his serve with his right hand. Bromwich twice won the Australian Championships singles title, in 1939 (over Adrian Quist in a straight sets final) and in 1946 (a thrilling 5-set final victory over Dinny Pails). He was ranked World No. 3 by A. Wallis Myers in 1938 and again by Harry Hopman in 1947....  more
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
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    Nicholas Hilmy "Nick" Kyrgios is an Australian professional tennis player. He won the Boys' Singles event at the 2013 Australian Open and the Boys' Doubles event at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships. Kyrgios's biggest achievements to date are reaching the quarterfinals of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, where he defeated Rafael Nadal and Richard Gasquet en route, and the quarterfinals of the 2015 Australian Open where he beat Andreas Seppi before losing to Andy Murray....  more
    • Birthplace: Canberra, Australia
    • Year Turned Pro: 2013-01-01 00:00:00.0
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    Mal Anderson

    Malcolm James Anderson MBE (born 3 March 1935) is a former tennis player from Australia who was active from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s. He won the singles title at the 1957 U.S. National Championships and achieved his highest ranking of No. 2 in 1957....  more
    • Birthplace: Queensland, Australia
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