List of the best tennis players from Scotland, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Scotland has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Scottish tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Scotland 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 Scotland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
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Andrew Barron "Andy" Murray OBE is a Scottish professional tennis player, ranked world No. 3. He started playing tennis at the age of three, entered his first competitive tournament at age five and was playing league tennis by the time he was eight. When he was 15 he moved to Barcelona to train at the Sánchez-Casal Academy. He won the junior US Open in 2004 and turned professional the following year. Murray has been ranked as British No. 1 since 27 February 2006. He achieved a top-10 ranking by the ATP for the first time on 16 April 2007, and reached a career peak of world No. 2 on 17 August 2009. Murray defeated Roger Federer at the 2012 Olympic Games in straight sets to win the gold medal ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nationality: United Kingdom
Year Turned Pro: 2005
Jamie Robert Murray is a British tennis player who specialises in doubles and is Britain's no. 1 doubles player. He is the elder brother of Andy Murray. He won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title in 2007 with Jelena Janković. Murray had an early career partnership with Eric Butorac, winning three titles in 2007. Having split with Butorac at the end of 2007, Murray subsequently played with a large number of players: his seven subsequent ATP finals came with six different partners. In 2013, he began a new partnership with John Peers, winning four ATP tournaments as of 10 June 2014. Two of his titles have also come when playing with his brother Andy. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Dunblane, United Kingdom
Year Turned Pro: 2004
Michael William "Mike" Russell, is a Scottish National Party politician and Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Argyll and Bute constituency. He is also a television producer and director and the author of seven books. He was Chief Executive of the SNP from 1994 to 1999 and was elected to the Scottish Parliament as a regional MSP for the South of Scotland at the first Scottish Parliament elections in 1999. However, he lost his seat in the 2003 Scottish Parliament Election. He was elected again in May 2007 and was appointed Minister for Environment in Scotland's first-ever SNP administration by First Minister Alex Salmond. He was then reshuffled on 10 February 2009 to become Minister ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Bromley, United Kingdom
Jocelyn Rae is a British tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of 450 and a doubles high of world 93. Thus far in her career she has won one International Tennis Federation title in singles and seventeen in doubles. Together with Colin Fleming, she won the gold medal in the mixed doubles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi for Scotland. She is coached by former professional tennis player and fellow Scot, Karen Paterson. In terms of Grand Slam success, her biggest wins so far came when she partnered Melanie South in the 2009 Wimbledon women's doubles and they defeated Alona Bondarenko and Kateryna Bondarenko in the first round, 6–1 7–6⁽⁴⁾ & when she partnered Heather Watson in ...more on Wikipedia