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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 ...more

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

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Conor Niland is listed (or ranked) 2 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 ...more

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

Year Turned Pro: 2005

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James McGee is listed (or ranked) 3 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

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

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


Kelly Liggan is an Irish professional tennis player. Liggan resides in Malaga, Spain, but plays tennis for Ireland. She has had some success on the International Tennis Federation tour, winning several titles for both singles and doubles, and in 2002 she won her first Women's Tennis Association tour ...more

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

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