List of the best tennis players from Kazakhstan, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Kazakhstan has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Kazakh tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Kazakhstan 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 Kazakhstan then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
List is made up of many different players, including Alexey Kedryuk and Yuri Schukin.
This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Kazakh tennis players?" and "Who is the best Kazakh tennis player of all time?"You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Kazakhstan in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Kazakh tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Zarina Diyas is a Kazakhstani tennis player. Diyas has won five singles titles on the ITF tour. On 12 January 2015, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 31. On 16 February 2015, she peaked at world number 107 in the doubles rankings. Playing for Kazakhstan at the Fed Cup, Diyas has a win-loss record of 5–2. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Yaroslava Vyacheslavovna Shvedova is a Kazakh professional tennis player. She has achieved a career-high ranking of no. 25 as of 29 October 2012. She has won one WTA singles title, three ITF Women's Circuit singles titles and six doubles titles, including the 2010 Wimbledon and US Open women's doubles titles. She was taught tennis at the age of eight by her father who is currently her coach. She has made two Grand Slam singles quarterfinals, at the 2010 and the 2012 French Open. Shvedova is also one of four players to record a golden set in the professional era, the others being Bill Scanlon, Tine Scheuer-Larsen and Julian Reister. In the 2012 Wimbledon Championships, she achieved a golden ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Nationality: Kazakhstan, Russia
Year Turned Pro: 2002
Sesil Radoslavova Karatantcheva is a Bulgarian tennis player. Karatantcheva has won seven singles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 7 November 2005, she reached her best singles ranking of world no. 35. On 19 April 2010, she peaked at world no. 154 on the doubles rankings. Karatantcheva is perhaps best known for reaching the quarterfinals of the 2005 French Open, upsetting seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams en route. The same year, she twice tested positive for nandrolone and was therefore issued a two-year suspension. She returned to professional competition in January 2008. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Year Turned Pro: 2003-09-21
Yuri Schukin is a Russian-born Kazakhstani tennis player. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Kislovodsk, Russia
Year Turned Pro: 1998