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The Best Tennis Players from Canada 

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List of the best tennis players from Canada, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Canada has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. Be sure to also check out the best German tennis players and the greatest men's tennis players of the 1940s. These are some of the most talented Canadian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Canada 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 Canada then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Players include everything from male star Milos Raonic to female star Eugenie Bouchard.

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

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

 

Milos Raonic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Canada
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Milos Raonic (; born December 27, 1990) is a Canadian Montenegrin professional tennis player. He reached a career-high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world No. 3 singles ranking on November 21, 2016. Raonic is one of the most successful Canadian singles male player in history. His career-high No. 3 ranking is the highest ever ranking for a Canadian man. He is the first Canadian male in the Open Era to reach the Australian Open semifinals, the French Open quarterfinals, and the Wimbledon final. His career highlights include a Grand Slam final at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships; two Grand Slam semifinals at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships and 2016 Australian Open; and three ATP ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro

Nationality: Canada

Year Turned Pro: 2008

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Daniel Nestor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Canada
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Daniel Mark Nestor ( NES-tər born September 4, 1972) is a Canadian retired professional tennis player. He is one of the foremost doubles players in tennis history due to his longevity and continued success at the top of the men's game. As of March 2018, he is 10th for most men's ATP titles in Open Era history. In January 2016, Nestor became the first doubles player in ATP history to win 1000 matches. He was continuously ranked in the top 100 in doubles from April 1994 to April 2018, a total of 1134 consecutive weeks.He won 91 men's doubles titles (with 11 different partners), including a Gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics, four ATP World Tour Finals, and eight Grand Slam men's doubles ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Nationality: Canada, Serbia

Year Turned Pro: 1991-07-29

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Vasek Pospisil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Canada
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Vasek Pospisil ( VASH-ik POS-pih-sil; Czech: [ˈvaʃɛk ˈpospiːʃɪl]; born June 23, 1990) is a Canadian professional tennis player. Pospisil has a career-high World singles ranking of 25, and No. 4 in doubles. Along with partner Jack Sock, he won the 2014 Wimbledon Championships and the 2015 Indian Wells Masters men's doubles titles. He also reached the quarterfinals in singles at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Vernon, Canada

Nationality: Canada

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Eugenie Bouchard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Canada
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Eugenie "Genie" Bouchard (; French: Eugénie Bouchard, pronounced [øʒeni buʃaʁ]); born February 25, 1994) is a Canadian tennis player who resides in Miami. At the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, she became the first Canadian-born player representing Canada to reach the final of a Grand Slam tournament in singles, finishing runner-up to Petra Kvitová. Bouchard also reached the semifinals of the 2014 Australian Open and 2014 French Open. Having won the 2012 Wimbledon girls' title, she was named WTA Newcomer of the Year at the end of the 2013 WTA Tour. Finally, Bouchard received the WTA Most Improved Player award for the 2014 season and reached a career-high ranking of No. 5, becoming the first ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Westmount, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Year Turned Pro: 2009

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