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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.
Ernests Gulbis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Latvia
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Ernests Gulbis


Ernests Gulbis 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, ...more

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Nationality: Latvia

Year Turned Pro: 2004

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#25 on The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

#20 on The Tallest Men's Tennis Players of All Time, Ranked

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Anastasija Sevastova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Latvia
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Anastasija Sevastova is a Latvian tennis player. On January 31, 2011, she achieved her career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 36. On August 31, 2009, she claimed her highest Doubles rank of No. 195. Her biggest match to date was in the 1st Round of the 2010 China Open, where she defeated world ...more

Birthplace: Liepāja, Latvia

Nationality: Latvia

Year Turned Pro: 2006

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Līga Dekmeijere is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Latvia
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Līga Dekmeijere


Līga Dekmeijere is a Latvian tennis player. Dekmeijere has won one doubles title on the WTA tour, as well as 19 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 26 August 2002, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 287. On 5 April 2010, she peaked at world number 54 in the doubles ...more

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Nationality: Latvia

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Kārlis Lejnieks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Latvia
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Kārlis Lejnieks


Kārlis Lejnieks is a retired Latvian tennis player, who now pursues an interest in coaching. Through his career Lejnieks has won one Futures doubles title and has one runner-up in singles. Lejnieks made his ATP debut in 2008 St. Petersburg Open where he defeated Russian Alexandre Kudryavtsev in the ...more

Birthplace: Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

Nationality: Latvia

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