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The Best Tennis Players from Israel 

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Updated September 3, 2019 326 votes 140 voters 16.3k views 17 items

List Rules List contains top Israeli tennis players.

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

List ranges from Dudi Sela to Shahar Pe'er, plus much more.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Israel in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Israeli tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Shahar Pe'er is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Israel
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Shahar Pe'er (Hebrew: שחר פאר‎, pronounced [ˈʃaχaʁ peˈʔeʁ]; born May 1, 1987) is an Israeli retired tennis player.Pe'er won five singles and three doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as four singles and three doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. She reached her best singles ranking of world number 11, the highest of any Israeli tennis player in history, in January 2011. She peaked at number 14 in the doubles rankings in May 2008. Pe'er is widely regarded as the most successful Israeli female tennis player in history, having twice reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal in singles and appeared in the doubles final of the 2008 Australian Open, with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. She ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

Nationality: Israel

Year Turned Pro: 2004

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Dudi Sela is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Israel
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David "Dudi" Sela (Hebrew: דודי סלע‎; born April 4, 1985) is an Israeli professional tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 29 in July 2009. As of January 2018, Sela is Israel's top men's singles player. Representing Israel in the Davis Cup, highlights include an upset win in 2007 over World No. 7 Fernando González and being a key factor in Israel's semifinal run in 2009. In 2008 he beat World No. 5 David Ferrer in straight sets, and in 2010 he beat World No. 7 Andy Roddick in straight sets. Sela reached the fourth round of the 2009 Wimbledon Championships and has finished runner-up in two ATP tournaments in Beijing and Atlanta. In 2015, he won his 24th ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Kiryat Shmona, Israel

Nationality: Israel

Year Turned Pro: 2002

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Amos Mansdorf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Israel
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Amos Mansdorf (Hebrew: עמוס מנסדורף‎; born 20 October 1965) is an Israeli former professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 18 (achieved in November 1987), the highest ever for any male Israeli tennis player. His career-high doubles ranking was World No. 67 (May 1986). ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Ramat HaSharon, Israel

Nationality: Israel

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Shlomo Glickstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Israel
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Shlomo Glickstein

Shlomo Glickstein (Hebrew: שלמה גליקשטיין‎; born January 6, 1958) is an Israeli former professional tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 22 in November 1982, and his career-high doubles ranking of World No. 28 in February 1986. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Rehovot, Israel

Nationality: Israel

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