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

This list has a variety of players, like James Cecil Parke and Amy Bowtell, in it.

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

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


Amy Bowtell is an Irish tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is No. 392, which she reached on 29 December 2014. Her career high in doubles is No. 450, which she reached on 29 October 2012. Bowtell is the highest ranked player from Ireland. She has been the member of Ireland Fed Cup team since 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

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James McGee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Ireland
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James McGee


James McGee is an Irish professional tennis player. He was born in Dublin, Ireland. He attended Belvedere College in Dublin, Co. Dublin. He currently is the highest ranked Irish tennis player and has been playing for the Ireland Davis Cup team since 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

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Conor Niland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Ireland
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Conor Niland


Conor Niland is a former Irish professional tennis player. He was born in Birmingham, England, and grew up in Limerick, Ireland. He attended St. Nessan's National School in Mungret, Co. Limerick, before moving on to Crescent College Comprehensive in Dooradoyle, Co. Limerick. He was the highest ranked Irish tennis player during his career. He played for the Ireland Davis Cup team from 2000 to 2012. He officially announced his retirement from tennis on 12 April 2012 due to a recurring hip injury. In a statement Niland said: "I am today sadly announcing my retirement from professional tennis. I have been suffering from labral tears in both hip cartilages and this has resulted in pain and ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

Year Turned Pro: 2005

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Sam Barry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Ireland
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Sam Barry


Sam Barry is an Irish professional tennis player. He was born and raised in Limerick, Ireland. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

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