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The Best Tennis Players from Latvia

Updated June 8, 2017 137 votes 53 voters 5.0k views7 items

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

This list has a variety of players in it, from Anastasija Sevastova to Ernests Gulbis.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Latvia in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Latvian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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    Ernests Gulbis

    Ernests Gulbis (Latvian pronunciation: [ˈærnests ˈɡulbis], born 30 August 1988, and nicknamed "The Gull" or "Ernie") is a Latvian professional tennis player. In 2008, Gulbis won his first ATP Tour doubles title at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, teaming with Rainer Schüttler, and in 2010 won his first ATP Tour singles title in the Delray Beach, defeating Ivo Karlović in the final. In total, Gulbis has six ATP titles to his name. His best performance at a Grand Slam is reaching the semifinals of the 2014 French Open. He had previously reached the quarterfinals of the 2008 French Open. Gulbis' career-high singles ranking is world No. 10, making him the only Latvian tennis player ever...  more
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    • Līga Dekmeijere (born 21 May 1983) is a Latvian former tennis player. She won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, as well as 19 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit in her career. On 26 August 2002, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 287. On 5 April 2010, she peaked at No. 54 in the doubles rankings. Dekmeijere won her only WTA title at the 2008 Cachantún Cup, where she entered the doubles event with Poland's Alicja Rosolska, defeating Mariya Koryttseva and Julia Schruff in the final.Playing for Latvia at the Fed Cup, Dekmeijere has a win–loss record of 14–16....  more
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      • Anastasija Sevastova (born 13 April 1990) is a professional tennis player from Latvia. Having retired in 2013 due to recurring injuries, Sevastova returned to competition in 2015 and at the 2016 US Open she defeated third-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza as well as Johanna Konta en route to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal. In 2018, she topped that at the US Open, defeating defending champion Sloane Stephens en route to the semifinal....  more
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          Diāna Marcinkēviča

          Diāna Marcinkēviča is a Latvian tennis player. Marcinkēviča has won four singles and 16 doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 28 April 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 196. On 26 May 2014, she peaked at world number 146 in the doubles rankings. Playing for Latvia at the Fed Cup, Marcinkēviča has a win–loss record of 16–12....  more
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