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The Best Tennis Players from Mexico

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

List below includes Daniel Garza, Pablo Cuevas, Rafael Osuna, Raul Ramirez, and more players.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Mexico in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Mexican tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
  • Rafael Osuna Herrera (15 September 1938 – 4 June 1969), nicknamed "El Pelón" (The Bald), was a former world No. 1 tennis player, the most successful player in the history of Mexico and an Olympian. He was born in Mexico City, and is best remembered for his singles victory at the U.S. Open Championships in 1963, winning the 1960 and 1963 Wimbledon Doubles championships, the 1962 U.S. Open Championships doubles, and for leading Mexico to its only Davis Cup Final round appearance in 1962. He is the only Mexican to date to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, in 1979....  more
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    • Raúl Ramírez (born 20 June 1953) is a retired Mexican professional tennis player. He was active during the 1970s and 1980s. Ramírez was the first player to finish first in both singles and doubles Grand Prix point standings, accomplishing the feat in 1976. He attended and played tennis at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles....  more
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        Antonio Palafox (born 28 April 1936) is a Mexican male former tennis player. He and compatriot Rafael Osuna won the doubles at the U.S. Open in 1962 and at Wimbledon in 1963. He is remembered along with Rafael Osuna, Francisco "Pancho" Contreras and Mario Llamas for guiding Mexico to the final of the Davis Cup in 1962. He is a former coach of John McEnroe....  more
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          Juan Manuel Elizondo

          Juan Manuel Elizondo (American Spanish: [ˈxwam maˈnwel eliˈsondo]; born June 8, 1983) is a Mexican professional tennis player....  more
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