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The Best Tennis Players from Romania

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

Examples of male and female players on this list include Elora Dabija and Anda Perianu.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Romania in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Romanian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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  • Simona Halep (Romanian pronunciation: [siˈmona haˈlep]; born 27 September 1991) is a Romanian professional tennis player. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles twice between 2017 and 2019. In total, she has been No. 1 for 64 weeks, which ranks tenth in the history of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings. Halep was the year-end No. 1 in 2017 and 2018. She has finished each year ranked no lower than No. 4 since 2014 and has the longest active streak of being ranked in the top 10. She has won 19 WTA singles titles and has finished runner-up 17 times. Halep has won two Grand Slam singles titles: the 2018 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. Halep first broke into...  more
    • Birthplace: Constanța, Sud-Est, Romania
    • Nationality: Romania
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  • Ilie "Nasty" Năstase (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈli.e nəsˈtase] (listen), born 19 July 1946) is a Romanian former world No. 1 professional tennis player, and one of the world's top players of the 1970s. He was ranked world No. 1 from 23 August 1973 to 2 June 1974. Năstase is one of the ten players in history who have won more than 100 ATP professional titles (58 singles and 45 in doubles). He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1991. Năstase won seven Grand Slam titles: two in singles, three in men's doubles and two in mixed doubles. He also won four Masters Grand Prix year-end championship titles and seven Championship Series titles (1970–73), the precursors to the...  more
    • Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
    • Nationality: Romania
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    Alexandra Dulgheru (Romanian pronunciation: [alekˈsandra dulˈɡeru]; born 30 May 1989) is a professional tennis player from Romania. On 11 April 2011, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 26. Her career high in doubles is No. 41, achieved on 4 July 2011. She is coached by Gabriel Urpí....  more
    • Birthplace: Socialist Republic of Romania
    • Nationality: Romania
    • Year Turned Pro: 2005-05-05
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  • Marius Copil (born 17 October 1990) is a Romanian professional tennis player playing on the ATP World Tour and ATP Challenger Tour and a member of the Romanian Davis Cup team. Copil is known for his extremely powerful and consistent serve. ...  more
    • Birthplace: Vest, Arad, Romania
    • Nationality: Romania
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