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List of the best tennis players from Belarus, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Belarus has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Belorussian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Belarus 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 Belarus then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples include Olga Govortsova and Max Mirnyi.

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

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


Victoria Azarenka is a Belarusian professional tennis player. She is a former world No. 1 and is currently world No. 38 as of 2 March 2015. She has won two Australian Open singles titles, becoming the first Belarusian player to win a Grand Slam singles title. Her other achievements include winning the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles—the 2007 US Open with Max Mirnyi, the 2008 French Open with Bob Bryan—and the gold medal in the mixed doubles at the 2012 Summer Olympics with Max Mirnyi. ...more

Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Nationality: Belarus

Year Turned Pro: 2003

Also Ranked

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

#35 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

#4 on The Tallest Women's Tennis Players of All Time, Ranked

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Max Mirnyi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belarus
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Max Mirnyi


Maxim "Max" Mirnyi is a professional tennis player. Mirnyi became a doubles specialist following his singles career, in which he reached a career-high of World No. 18 and finishing in the top 50 in the world for seven straight years, as well as representing Belarus in Davis Cup competition since April 1994, where he holds a record of 47 wins and 27 losses in 35 ties played. He reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in June 2003 and holds ten Grand Slam titles: Men's Doubles in the 2000 and 2002 US Open and in the 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012 French Open; and mixed doubles in the 1998, 2007, and 2013 U.S. Opens and 1998 Wimbledon. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Mirnyi carried the flag ...more

Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Nationality: Belarus

Year Turned Pro: 1996

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Anastasiya Yakimova is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belarus
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Anastasiya Yakimova


Anastasiya Yakimova is a tennis player from Belarus. She made it to the third round of the 2007 Australian Open, defeating Ai Sugiyama of Japan, a seeded player, on the way in the second round. ...more

Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Nationality: Belarus

Year Turned Pro: 2001

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#24 on The Shortest Women's Tennis Players of All Time, Ranked

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Olga Govortsova is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belarus
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Olga Govortsova


Olga Govortsova is a professional Belarusian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking was world number 35, which she reached on 23 June 2008. ...more

Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Nationality: Belarus

Year Turned Pro: 2004

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