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The Best Tennis Players from New Zealand

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

These rankings feature players like Daniel King-Turner and Emily Fanning, singles and doubles champions, as well as Grand Slam winners at Wimbledon and elsewhere.

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

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

  • Marina Erakovic ( mə-RIN-ə ih-RAK-ə-vitch; Croatian: Marina Eraković [marǐːna erǎːkoʋitɕ]; born 6 March 1988) is a retired tennis player from New Zealand. Her career-high rankings are world No. 39 for singles, achieved in May 2012, and No. 25 in doubles, achieved in June 2013. She won one WTA singles title, at Memphis in February 2013, and eight WTA doubles titles.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Split, Croatia, Croatia
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Leanne Baker

    Leanne Baker
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    Leanne Baker (born 8 January 1981) is a former New Zealand professional tennis player, and a former United States club rugby player. She is currently the head coach of the Chicago Women's Rugby Football Club.Her tennis career-high singles ranking is world No. 260, which she reached on 26 February 2007. Her career-high doubles ranking is No. 108, set at 17 January 2005. ... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Hamilton, New Zealand
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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  • Artem Yurievich Sitak ( ART-əm SIT-ak; Russian: Артём Юрьевич Ситак, romanized: Artyom Sitak; born 8 February 1986) is a Russian-born New Zealand professional tennis player. On 11 August 2008, he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 299, whilst his highest doubles ranking of World No. 32 was reached on 10 September 2018, after the US Open. He is the younger brother of Dmitri Sitak, who was also a professional tennis player.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Orenburg, Russia
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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