List of the best tennis players from Peru, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Peru has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Peruvian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Peru 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 Peru then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
This list has everything from Sergio Galdós to Carlos di Laura.
This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Peruvian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Peruvian tennis player of all time?"You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Peru in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Peruvian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Luis Horna Biscari (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlwis ˈoɾna]; born 14 September 1980 in Lima) is a former tour professional tennis player from Peru, who turned professional in 1998. Known by his nickname "Lucho", he won his 2 career singles titles, reached the quarterfinals of the 2004 Madrid Masters and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 33 in August 2004. Together with Pablo Cuevas, Horna also won the men's doubles at the 2008 French Open. At the 2003 French Open, he defeated Roger Federer in the first round, who went on to win his first grand slam at Wimbledon several weeks later. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Year Turned Pro: 1998
Carlos di Laura (born 19 October 1964) is a former tennis player from Peru. Di Laura participated in the 1984 Summer Olympics for his native country. The left-hander won three tour doubles titles during his professional career. Di Laura reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 12 May 1986, when he became the World No. 92. ...more on Wikipedia
Laura Arraya (born 12 January 1964) is a retired Peruvian tennis player. She was also known by her married name, Laura Gildemeister. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Córdoba, Argentina
Pablo Guillermo Arraya (born 21 October 1961), is a former tennis player from Peru. Arraya was born in Córdoba, Argentina, and moved to Peru at a young age with his family. He began playing tennis at 9 years old and turned professional in 1980. He represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by Argentina's Javier Frana. The right-hander won one career title in singles. He reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 13 August 1984, when he became the number 29 of the world. He was the first player to be beaten by Andre Agassi in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament, at the French Open in 1987. His sister is Laura Arraya, ...more on Wikipedia