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The Best Tennis Players from Croatia

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different male and female players, including Karolina Šprem and Nikola Pilić.

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

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

    Marin Čilić (Croatian pronunciation: [mâriːn tʃǐːlitɕ]; born 28 September 1988) is a Croatian professional tennis player. Over the course of his career, Čilić has won 18 ATP singles titles, including a Grand Slam title at the 2014 US Open. His career-high singles ranking is world No. 3, achieved on 28 January 2018. Čilić first came to international prominence by defeating world No. 2 Andy Murray in the fourth round of the 2009 US Open, and then reaching the semi-finals at the Australian Open a few months later. He was also runner-up at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships and the 2018 Australian Open, losing to Roger Federer both times. Čilić has reached at least quarterfinal in all four major...  more
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    • Mario Ančić (Croatian pronunciation: [mâːrio âːntʃitɕ]; born 30 March 1984) is a Croatian former professional tennis player who currently works as an investment banker in New York City. He won three singles titles and five doubles titles. His career-high singles ranking came during the 2006 ATP Tour, when he reached world no. 7. Ančić helped Croatia to win the 2005 Davis Cup and at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, he and Ivan Ljubičić won a bronze medal in doubles for Croatia. As a teenager making his Grand Slam debut at the 2002 Wimbledon Championships, he defeated seventh-seeded Roger Federer. His best performance at Grand Slams came at the 2004 Wimbledon Championships, when he reached...  more
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        Ivo Karlović

        Ivo Karlović (Croatian pronunciation: [ǐːʋo kâːrloʋitɕ]; born 28 February 1979, in Zagreb) is a Croatian professional tennis player. He has won eight ATP singles titles between 2007 and 2016. Karlović's height of 211 cm (6 ft 11 in) makes him the joint tallest ranked tennis player in history, along with Reilly Opelka. He is a serve-and-volleyer and officially held the record for the fastest serve recorded in professional tennis, measured at 251 km/h (156 mph), before being surpassed by Samuel Groth in 2012.In his prime, he was considered one of the best servers on tour, holding the all-time record for career aces with 13,508. This makes him one of only four players in history to surpass...  more
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          Sabrina Goleš

          Sabrina Goleš (born 3 June 1965) is a former Croatian tennis player who competed for SFR Yugoslavia. ...  more
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