Tennis The Best Tennis Players from Slovakia  

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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 listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Slovakia
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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

Nationality: Slovakia

Year Turned Pro: 1999-05

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#62 on The Greatest Women's Tennis Players of All Time

#24 on The Greatest Female Tennis Players of the Open Era

#7 on The Tallest Women's Tennis Players Of All Time, Ranked

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Martina Hingis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Slovakia
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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. 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. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia

Nationality: Switzerland, Czechoslovakia

Year Turned Pro: 1994

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#25 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

#7 on The Greatest Women's Tennis Players of All Time

#8 on The Greatest Female Tennis Players of the Open Era

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Dominika Cibulková is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Slovakia
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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

Nationality: Slovakia

Year Turned Pro: 2005

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#74 on The Greatest Women's Tennis Players of All Time

#2 on The Shortest Women's Tennis Players Of All Time, Ranked

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Magdaléna Rybáriková is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Slovakia
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Magdaléna Rybáriková is a Slovak professional tennis player. On 19 August 2013, she achieved her career-high WTA singles ranking of 31. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Piešťany, Slovakia

Nationality: Slovakia

Year Turned Pro: 2004

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