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 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
Year Turned Pro: 1985
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Dominic Thiem is an Austrian tennis player. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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
Year Turned Pro: 1999
Barbara Schett Eagle is a former Austrian tennis player, who reached her highest singles ranking of World No. 7 in September 1999. She ended her career at the 2005 Australian Open. Between 1993 to 2004 she played in 48 games for the Austria Fed Cup team, winning 30. She also represented Austria at the 2000 Sydney Olympics in singles and doubles reaching the quarter-finals in the singles. Now she works for Eurosport as a commentator and presenter. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Innsbruck, Austria
Year Turned Pro: 1992