Tennis The Best Tennis Players from Belgium  

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

These male and female players, like Sabine Appelmans and Christophe Rochus include images when available.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Belgium in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Belgian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

Kim Clijsters is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Kim Clijsters


Kim Antonie Lode Clijsters is a Belgian former professional tennis player. Clijsters is a former world No. 1 in both singles and doubles. Clijsters won 41 WTA singles titles and 11 WTA doubles titles. She won four Grand Slam singles titles: three at the US Open, in 2005, 2009, and 2010 and one at the Australian Open in 2011. She was also runner-up in four Grand Slam singles tournaments and won the WTA Tour Championships singles title in 2002, 2003, and 2010. In doubles, she won the French Open and Wimbledon titles in 2003. She was also runner-up in two Grand Slam doubles tournaments, one WTA Championships doubles tournament, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles tournament. In 2001, Clijsters was ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Bilzen, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 1997-08-17

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

#12 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Justine Henin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Justine Henin


Justine Henin, known between 2002 and 2007 as Justine Henin-Hardenne, is a Belgian former professional tennis player and former World No. 1. Henin won 43 WTA singles titles and seven Grand Slam singles titles, including four French Open titles, one Australian Open title, and two US Open titles. She also won the year-ending Sony Ericsson Championships twice and the singles gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Tennis experts cite her mental toughness, the completeness and variety of her game, her footspeed and footwork, and her one-handed backhand as the principal reasons for her success. Critics and all-time-great players have made testament to Henin's talent. Upon Henin's first retirement ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Liège, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 1999-01-01

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

#11 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

#5 on The Shortest Women's Tennis Players Of All Time, Ranked

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David Goffin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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David Goffin


David Goffin is a Belgian tennis player. He was born in Rocourt, Liège, Belgium. He is most known for reaching the fourth round of the 2012 French Open as a lucky loser, eventually losing to Roger Federer in four sets. Goffin has defeated several higher-ranked players such as John Isner, Radek Štěpánek, Viktor Troicki, Milos Raonic and Jo Wilfried Tsonga. He is the Belgian number 1 male tennis player as of March 2015. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Rocourt, Liège

Nationality: Belgium

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

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Xavier Malisse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Belgium
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Xavier Malisse


Xavier Malisse is a retired Belgian tennis player. Born in the north-western Flemish city of Kortrijk and nicknamed X-Man, he is only one of two players from Belgium to have been ranked in the top 20 of the ATP tour, with a career-high singles ranking of World No. 19. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Kortrijk, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

Year Turned Pro: 1998

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