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The Best Tennis Players from Scotland

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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.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different players, like Jamie Murray and Andy Murray.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Scotland in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Scottish tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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    Sir Andrew Barron Murray (born 15 May 1987) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland, ranked No. 329 in men's singles and 89 in men's doubles as of 19 August 2019. Murray represents Great Britain in his sporting activities and is a three-time Grand Slam tournament winner, two-time Olympic champion, Davis Cup champion, winner of the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals, and former world No. 1. Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2012 US Open final, becoming the first British player since 1977, and the first British man since 1936, to win a Grand Slam singles tournament. Murray is also the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon singles titles since Fred Perry in 1936, winning the...  more
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    • Jamie Robert Murray, (born 13 February 1986) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland. He is a six-time Grand Slam doubles winner and a Davis Cup champion, currently the world No. 21 doubles player, and a former doubles world No. 1. Murray is the elder brother of Britain's former world No. 1 singles tennis player, Andy Murray.He has won six Grand Slam titles: in mixed doubles at the 2007 Wimbledon Championships, with Jelena Janković, the 2017 Wimbledon Championships and 2017 US Open, with Martina Hingis, and the 2018 US Open, with Bethanie Mattek-Sands, and in men's doubles at the 2016 Australian Open and 2016 US Open with Bruno Soares. Murray had an early career partnership...  more
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        Michael William "Mike" Russell, (born 9 August 1953) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician serving as Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations since 26 June 2018 and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll and Bute. He is a professor of culture and governance at the University of Glasgow. He has previously worked as 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...  more
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        • Jocelyn Rae (born 20 February 1991) is a British former tennis player. Rae has a career-high WTA singles ranking of 450, achieved on 12 July 2010, and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of 67, achieved on 22 February 2016. In her career, Rae won one singles title and 23 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. Together with Colin Fleming, she won the gold medal in the mixed doubles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi for Scotland (qualifying through her Stirlingshire-born father). She was coached by former professional tennis player and fellow Scot, Karen Paterson....  more
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