List of the best tennis players from Slovakia, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Slovakia has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Slovakian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Slovakia 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 Slovakia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
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This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Slovakian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Slovakian tennis player of all time?"You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Slovakia in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Slovakian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Daniela Hantuchová is a Slovak tennis player. She turned professional in 1999 and had her breakthrough year in 2002, when she won her first WTA tournament, the Indian Wells Masters, defeating Martina Hingis in the final and becoming the lowest-ranked player to ever win the tournament. She also reached the quarterfinals of that year's Wimbledon Championship and US Open, ending the year in the top 10. She was also part of the Slovak team that won the 2002 Fed Cup and the 2005 Hopman Cup. Hantuchová reached her highest ranking, fifth, in January 2003, after reaching the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. She has gone on to win a further six WTA tournaments, including the Indian Wells Masters ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Poprad, Slovakia
Year Turned Pro: 1999-05
Martina Hingis is a Swiss professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as world no. 1. She won five Grand Slam singles titles. She also won nine Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar-year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. Hingis set a series of "youngest-ever" records before ligament injuries in both ankles forced her to withdraw temporarily from professional tennis in 2002 at the age of 22. After several surgeries and long recuperations, Hingis returned to the WTA tour in 2006. She then climbed to world no. 6 and won three singles titles. In June 2011, she was named one of the "30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present and ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia
Nationality: Switzerland, Czechoslovakia
Year Turned Pro: 1994
Dominika Cibulková is a professional Slovak tennis player. Known for her quick and aggressive style of play, she has won four career singles titles. She has reached the quarterfinals or better of all four Grand Slam tournaments. The most notable achievement of her career to date was a finals appearance at the 2014 Australian Open. Cibulková became the first female Slovak to reach the championship round of a Grand Slam. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Year Turned Pro: 2005
Miloslav Mečíř is a former professional tennis player from Slovakia. He won the men's singles gold medal at the 1988 Olympic Games, where he represented Czechoslovakia, and played in two Grand Slam singles finals. In 1987 he won the WCT Finals, the major season-ending championship for the World Championship Tennis tour. His son, Miloslav Jr., followed his father's footsteps and is a professional tennis player. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Bojnice, Slovakia
Year Turned Pro: 1982