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The Best Tennis Players from Canada

Updated January 24, 2020 2.6k votes 671 voters 120.5k views39 items

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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 (; 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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  • Mary Caroline Pierce (born 15 January 1975) is a retired tennis professional who represented France internationally in team competitions and the Olympics. She was born in Canada to an American father and a French mother, and holds citizenship of all three countries. Pierce won four Grand Slam titles: two in singles, one in doubles and one in mixed doubles. She reached six Grand Slam singles finals, most recently at the US Open and French Open in 2005. Her Grand Slam singles titles came at the 1995 Australian Open and the 2000 French Open; Pierce is the last French player, male or female, to win the latter title. She won the doubles event at the 2000 French Open with Martina Hingis as her... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada, France, United States of America
    • Year Turned Pro: 1989-03
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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) 4 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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