tennis The Best Tennis Players from Austria  

Reference
311 votes 97 voters 29.1k views 31 items

List Rules List contains top Austrian tennis players.

List of the best tennis players from Austria, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Austria has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Austrian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Austria and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from Austria then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of male and female players include Andreas Haider-Maurer and Melanie Klaffner.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Austrian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Austrian tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Austria in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Austrian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Thomas Muster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Austria
Photo: via Wikimedia
1 42 VOTES

Thomas Muster


Thomas Muster is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Austria. One of the world's leading clay court players in the 1990s, Muster won the 1995 French Open and at his peak was known as "The King of Clay." In addition, he won eight Masters 1000 series titles, placing him seventh on the all-time list. Muster is one of only three players to win Masters titles on three different surfaces. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Leibnitz, Austria

Nationality: Austria

Year Turned Pro: 1985

Also Ranked

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

31 11
Agree or disagree?
see more on Thomas Muster
Dominic Thiem is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Austria
Photo: via Tumblr
2 43 VOTES

stimpyhg added Dominic Thiem


Dominic Thiem is an Austrian tennis player. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Nationality: Austria

Also Ranked

#7 on The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

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

#22 on The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

#6 on Best Current Men's Tennis Serves

31 12
Agree or disagree?
see more on Dominic Thiem
Jürgen Melzer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Austria
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.5
3 23 VOTES

Jürgen Melzer


Jürgen Melzer is an Austrian tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 8 in April 2011, and a doubles ranking of World No. 6 in September 2010. He is a left-handed tennis player, but is right-handed in everyday life. He has a younger brother, Gerald Melzer, with whom he has played doubles in several tournaments. In 1999, he won the boys' singles event at Wimbledon. For many years, he was known as one of the best players on the tour not to have progressed past the third round of a Grand Slam event. He ended this streak by reaching the semifinals of the French Open in 2010, losing to Rafael Nadal after coming from two sets down to defeat Novak Djokovic in the ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Nationality: Austria

Year Turned Pro: 1999

17 6
Agree or disagree?
see more on Jürgen Melzer
Barbara Paulus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Austria
Photo: via Tumblr
4 14 VOTES

Barbara Paulus


Barbara Paulus is a former professional top 10 female tennis player from Austria. She began playing on the WTA Tour in 1986 and retired in 2001. During her career she won a total of seven WTA tournaments. Paulus competed for the Austria Fed Cup team on 21 occasions in singles and doubles, winning nine matches and losing thirteen. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Nationality: Austria

10 4
Agree or disagree?
see more on Barbara Paulus