Tennis The Best Tennis Players from Denmark  

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List Rules List contains top Danish tennis players.

List of the best tennis players from Denmark, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Denmark has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Danish tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Denmark 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 Denmark 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 Michael Maze and Torben Ulrich.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Denmark in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Danish tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Caroline Wozniacki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Denmark
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Caroline Wozniacki is a Danish professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 on the WTA Tour, having held this position for 67 weeks. She was the first woman from a Scandinavian country to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall. From her WTA debut in 2005, she improved her year-end ranking each year until finishing on top in both 2010 and 2011. Wozniacki has won 22 WTA singles titles as of August 2014, three in 2008, three in 2009, six in 2010, six in 2011, two in 2012, one in 2013 and one in 2014. She was runner-up at the 2009 and 2014 US Opens and the 2010 WTA Tour Championships in Doha to Kim Clijsters. She won the 2006 Wimbledon Girls' Singles title but has yet to win a ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

Nationality: Denmark

Year Turned Pro: 2005-07-18

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

#82 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

#27 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

#11 on Best Current Women's Tennis Serves

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Torben Ulrich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Denmark
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Torben Ulrich is a Danish writer, musician, filmmaker, and former professional tennis player. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Nationality: Denmark

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Kenneth Carlsen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Denmark
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Kenneth Carlsen is a former Danish professional tennis player, who was active between 1992 and 2007. Carlsen played left-handed with a one-handed backhand. His greatest asset was his powerful serve, and his game was therefore best suited to fast surfaces. For most of his long career Carlsen was Denmark's best tennis player, and consistently among the few Danish players playing at the highest international level. He was awarded as best Danish "Tennis Player of the Year" seven times by the Danish Tennis Federation. Two times the award went to the Danish Davis Cup team, of which Kenneth Carlsen until 2003 was a central part. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Nationality: Denmark

Year Turned Pro: 1992

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Kristian Pless is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Denmark
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Kristian Peter Pless is a professional male tennis player from Denmark. He had an excellent junior career, winning the 1999 Australian Open Boys' Singles, and reaching the Boys' final at both Wimbledon, and the US Open the same year. He finished 1999 as the No. 1 ranked junior player in the world. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

Nationality: Denmark

Year Turned Pro: 1999

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