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

List features players like John van Lottum and Kea Bouman.This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Dutch tennis players?" and "Who is the best Dutch tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Netherlands in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Dutch tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Richard Krajicek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Netherlands
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Richard Peter Stanislav Krajicek is a Dutch former professional tennis player. In 1996 he won the men's singles title at Wimbledon, the only Dutch player to have done so. In the quarterfinals of that tournament, he defeated Pete Sampras. This was Sampras' only singles defeat at Wimbledon between 1993 and 2000. Since 2004, Krajicek has been the tournament director of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. He is also the author of various sports books. Krajicek reached a career-high singles ranking of world no. 4 in March 1999. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Year Turned Pro: 1989

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

#43 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

#65 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

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Tom Okker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Netherlands
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Thomas Samuel "Tom" Okker is a former Dutch tennis player. He was ranked among the world's top 10 singles players for seven consecutive years, 1968–74, reaching a career high of World No. 3 in 1969. He also was ranked World No. 1 in doubles in 1969. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Year Turned Pro: 1968

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#94 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

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Brenda Schultz-McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Netherlands
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Brenda Anne Marie Schultz-McCarthy is a Dutch tennis player. Primarily known by her maiden name Brenda Schultz, she married Sean McCarthy, a former American football player at University of Cincinnati, on 8 April 1995 and adopted his surname. Schultz is known for her fast serve; she has the fifth-fastest serve ever recorded by a female tennis player. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Haarlem, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Year Turned Pro: 1986-09

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#18 on The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

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Robin Haase is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Netherlands
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Robin Haase is a Dutch tennis player. Haase is currently the highest-ranked Dutch player, achieving a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 33 in July 2012. He has won two singles titles and reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 Monte Carlo Masters. Together with countryman Igor Sijsling, Haase reached the final of the 2013 Australian Open men's doubles. Haase is left-handed, but plays with right hand. He is endorsed by Robey, Head, Tempo-Team and iTennis.nl. His mother is Dutch and his father German. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Year Turned Pro: 2005

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

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