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The Best Tennis Players from Ireland 

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Updated June 14, 2019 348 votes 163 voters 16.9k views 10 items

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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.
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Sam Barry is listed (or ranked) 5 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: Ireland

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Louk Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Ireland
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Louk Sorensen

Louk Sorensen (born 7 January 1985) is an Irish former professional tennis player. Sorensen was the first player representing Ireland to win a Grand Slam event main draw match in the Open Era. His father, Sean, was the first Irishman to play a Grand Slam main draw match in the Open Era, going out in the first round of Wimbledon. (Matt Doyle reached the fourth round of the US Open in 1982 but played under the American flag then, only becoming an Irish citizen in 1985). Since retiring from playing, Sorensen has begun coaching and currently coaches Australian player John Millman. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany

Nationality: Ireland

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Julia Moriarty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Ireland
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Julia Moriarty

Julia Moriarty is a professional Australian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is No. 615, which she reached on 10 May 2010. Her career high in doubles is No.486, which she reached on 27 April 2009. She competed for the Ireland Fed Cup team in 2010 and 2011, before returning to representing Australia. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Nationality: Ireland

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Henry Hugh Gordon Stoker... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Ireland
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Commander Henry Hugh Gordon Dacre Stoker, DSO (2 February 1885 – 2 February 1966), commonly credited in films as H. G. Stoker or Dacre Stoker, was a Royal Navy officer of the First and Second World Wars, and a stage and screen actor. He was also a sportsman, active in polo, croquet, hurling and tennis, competing at Wimbledon and becoming the croquet champion of Ireland in 1962, aged 77. He was a cousin to the author Bram Stoker. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom

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