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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.

List features players like Daniel King-Turner and Emily Fanning.

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.
Chris Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from New Zealand
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Chris Lewis


Chris Lewis is a former professional tennis player from New Zealand who reached the 1983 Wimbledon final as an unseeded player. He won 3 singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 19 in April 1984. He also won 8 doubles titles during his 12 years on the tour. During his ...more

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Nationality: New Zealand

Marina Erakovic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from New Zealand
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Marina Erakovic


Marina Erakovic is a professional tennis player from New Zealand. Her career high Women's Tennis Association rankings are World No. 39 for singles, achieved on 7 May 2012, and World No. 25 in doubles, achieved on 24 June 2013. She has won one WTA singles title, at Memphis in February 2013. Erakovic ...more

Birthplace: Split, Croatia, Croatia

Nationality: New Zealand

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Tony Wilding is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from New Zealand
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Tony Wilding


Anthony "Tony" Frederick Wilding was a champion tennis player from Christchurch, New Zealand and a soldier killed in action during World War I. Wilding was the son of wealthy English immigrants to New Zealand and enjoyed the use of private tennis courts at their home. He obtained a legal education ...more

Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand

Nationality: New Zealand

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Onny Parun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from New Zealand
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Onny Parun


Onny Parun OBE is a former tennis player of Croatian descent from New Zealand, who was among the world's top 20 for five years and in 1971 and 1972 he reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. He made the final of the Australian Open in 1973, losing to John Newcombe in four sets, and was a US Open ...more

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Nationality: New Zealand