List of the best tennis players from Italy, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Italy has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Italian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Italy 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 Italy then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
List of Italian men and female players include Andreas Seppi, Gianni Clerici and many additional players as well.
This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Italian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Italian tennis player of all time?"You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Italy in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Italian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Flavia Pennetta is an Italian professional tennis player. She became Italy's first top-10 female singles player on 17 August 2009 and also the first Italian tennis player to be ranked no. 1 in doubles on 28 February 2011. Pennetta has won ten career WTA singles titles, including the 2014 Indian ...more
Birthplace: Brindisi, Italy
Year Turned Pro: 2000
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Sara Errani is a professional tennis player from Italy. She is the Italian no. 1. As of 23 February 2015, she is ranked world no. 12 in singles and world no. 1 in doubles. She has won eight career singles titles, and 25 career doubles titles, including five Grand Slam championships and five Premier ...more
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Year Turned Pro: 2002
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Francesca Schiavone is an Italian tennis player who turned professional in 1998. She won the 2010 French Open singles title, becoming the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam event in singles. She was also runner-up at the 2011 French Open. Her career high ranking is World No. 4, achieved on 31 ...more
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Year Turned Pro: 1998
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Adriano Panatta is a former professional tennis player from Italy. He is best remembered for winning the French Open in 1976, and for being the only player to ever defeat Björn Borg at Roland Garros, which he did on two occasions. ...more
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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