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List Rules List contains top Chinese tennis players.

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

Everyone from Sun Peng to Li Ting is included on this list of male and female Chinese tennis players. 

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

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


Li Na is a Chinese former professional tennis player, who achieved a career-high ranking of world No. 2 on the WTA Tour on 17 February 2014, but retired from the sport seven months later due to chronic and worsening left knee injury, that has kept her out of the game for many years. Over the course ...more

Birthplace: Wuhan, China

Nationality: China

Year Turned Pro: 1999

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

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Zheng Jie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from China
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Zheng Jie


Zheng Jie is a Chinese professional tennis player. Her career high ranking is World No. 15 which she achieved on 18 May 2009. As of 9 June 2014, Zheng is ranked World No. 90 in singles and World No. 22 in doubles and is the 4th ranked Chinese player. Zheng is one of the most successful tennis ...more

Birthplace: Chengdu, China

Nationality: China

Year Turned Pro: 2003-01-16

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Yan Zi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from China
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Yan Zi


Yan Zi, is a Hong Kong-based Chinese professional tennis player. ...more

Birthplace: Chengdu, China

Nationality: China

Year Turned Pro: 2003-02

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Peng Shuai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from China
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Peng Shuai


Peng Shuai is a Chinese professional female tennis player. She reached a career high ranking of World No. 1 in doubles by the Women's Tennis Association on 17 February 2014, making her the first Chinese professional tennis player to reach World No. 1. She won a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games, ...more

Birthplace: Xiangtan, China

Nationality: China

Year Turned Pro: 2001

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