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The Best Tennis Players from Greece

Updated February 14, 2020 610 votes 300 voters 36.1k views8 items

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

The list you're viewing is made up of players like Paris Gemouchidis and Eirini Georgatou and includes French Open and Australian Open champions.

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

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

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  • Eleni Daniilidou (Greek: Ελένη Δανιηλίδου; [eleˈni ðaniˈiliðu]; born 19 September 1982) is a Greek tennis player from the island of Crete. She is considered as one of the best Greek tennis players of the Open Era, winning five singles titles and three doubles titles on the WTA Tour. In 2003, she reached the mixed-doubles final of the Australian Open, making her the first Greek player to have reached a Grand Slam final. Her highest singles ranking is world No. 14, making her the only female tennis player from Greece to have reached the top 20. No male tennis player had achieved this until Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the 15th place on August 13, 2018. By beating Justine Henin in the first... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Chania, Greece
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    Marcos Baghdatis

    Marcos Baghdatis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Greece
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    Marcos Baghdatis (Greek: Μάρκος Παγδατής; pronounced [ˈmarkos paɣðaˈtis]; born 17 June 1985) is a retired Cypriot professional tennis player. He was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and a semifinalist at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships and reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 8 in August 2006. In the latter part of his career, Baghdatis endured a series of injuries that impacted his play. ... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Paramytha, Cyprus
    • Nationality: Cyprus
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Stamatia Fafaliou

    • Nationality: Greece
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    Anna Gerasimou

    Anna Gerasimou (Greek: Άννα Γερασίμου; born 15 October 1987 in Kavala) is a retired Greek tennis player. When she was young, she moved from Kavala to Athens in order to pursue a career in tennis. Gerasimou competed in the women's doubles at the 2008 Summer Olympics with partner Eleni Daniilidou, and lost in the first round to the Swiss team of Emmanuelle Gagliardi and Patty Schnyder. Coached by George Kalovelonis, her highest career singles ranking was 200, which she achieved on 9 March 2009. She has qualified for a WTA main draw twice, both in 2010, in Pattaya City, and in Kuala Lumpur. She also had one WTA doubles main-draw appearance, in Pattaya City in 2010, where she reached the... more on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: Greece
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