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 (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈdaɲɪ̯ɛla ˈɦantuxɔʋaː]; born 23 April 1983) is a retired Slovakian 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 Championships and US Open, ending the year in the top ten. She was part of the Slovak team that won the 2002 Fed Cup and the 2005 Hopman Cup. Hantuchová reached her highest ranking of world No. 5 in January 2003, after playing the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. She ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Poprad, Slovakia
Year Turned Pro: 1999-05
Martina Hingis (German pronunciation: [marˈtiːna ˈhɪŋɡɪs]; born 30 September 1980) is a Swiss former professional tennis player. She spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No. 1 and 90 weeks as doubles world No. 1, holding both No. 1 rankings simultaneously for 29 weeks. She won five Grand Slam singles titles, thirteen Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar-year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and seven Grand Slam mixed doubles titles; for a combined total of twenty-five major titles. In addition, she won the season-ending WTA Finals two times in singles and three times in doubles, an Olympic silver medal, and seventeen Tier I singles titles. Hingis set a series of ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia
Nationality: Switzerland, Czechoslovakia
Year Turned Pro: 1994
Dominika Cibulková (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈdɔminika ˈtsibulkɔʋaː]; born 6 May 1989) is a Slovak professional tennis player. Known for her quick and aggressive style of play, she has won eight WTA singles titles and two on the ITF Women's Circuit. Cibulková has reached the quarterfinals or better of all four Grand Slam tournaments. One of the most notable achievements of her career to date was a final appearance at the 2014 Australian Open, when she became the first female Slovak to reach the championship round of a Grand Slam. She also won the WTA Finals in 2016, becoming the fourth player (after Serena Williams in 2001, Maria Sharapova in 2004 and Petra Kvitová in 2011) to win the ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Year Turned Pro: 2005
Miloslav Mečíř (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈmilɔslaʊ̯ ˈmɛtʃiːɾ]; born 19 May 1964) 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. is a professional tennis player. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Bojnice, Slovakia
Year Turned Pro: 1982