List of the best tennis players from Slovenia, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Slovenia has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Slovenian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Slovenia 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 Slovenia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
List ranges from Tina Pisnik to Blaž Kavčič, plus much more.
This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Slovenian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Slovenian tennis player of all time?"You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Slovenia in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Slovenian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Polona Hercog is a Slovenian tennis player. Her highest ranking is No. 35 in singles and No. 56 in doubles. Hercog has won four WTA Tour titles; two each in singles and doubles. She also enjoyed success on the ITF Circuit, winning ten singles and five doubles titles. She is the Slovenian No. 1 in women's tennis. Partnering with Jessica Moore, she won the 2008 French Open and Wimbledon Championships junior titles in the doubles competition. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Maribor, Slovenia
Year Turned Pro: 2006
Katarina Srebotnik is a Slovenian professional tennis player. Srebotnik is right-handed, 1.80 m, weighs 65 kg and lives in Dubai. She reached a career-high ranking of No. 20 on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour on August 7, 2006. Srebotnik won 4 singles titles on the WTA-tour and was a steady top 30 player for several years. However, she had her best results on the doubles circuit, winning 30 titles, including one doubles Grand Slam title, as well as five Grand Slam titles in mixed doubles. She reached the no. 1 position on the WTA doubles ranking on July 4, 2011. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
Year Turned Pro: 1999
Grega Žemlja is a tennis player from Slovenia. He has won five singles titles and one doubles title on the ATP Challenger Tour. In 2012, he reached the third round of the US Open, the first Slovenian male player ever to reach that stage in a Grand Slam tournament. He is also the first Slovenian ATP player who in 2013 reached third round at Wimbledon. He reached his highest ATP ranking, no. 43, in singles on May 22, 2013, becoming the first Slovene ATP player in top 50. He became the first Slovene player earning over 1 million US dollars in prize money, and he is the highest-paid Slovene player in history. He represents his country as a member of Slovenia Davis Cup team. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Jesenice, Slovenia
Maja Matevžič is a former professional WTA tennis player from Slovenia. Both her most recent WTA singles and WTA doubles matches were played on 21 August 2005 at Toronto. According to a user on TennisForum.com, a news report said she is working on a return. Maja retired because of the injuries in September 2006. Her last tournament was in Portorož, Slovenia, where she played doubles with Tina Križan. Maja is now opening a tennis school in Slovenia. She will pass on her knowledge to boys and girls in Slovenia. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Year Turned Pro: 2000