The Best Tennis Players from South Africa

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These are the best tennis players from South Africa, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. South Africa has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. You might also be interested in the best French tennis players and the best Russian tennis players. These are some of the most talented South African tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of South Africa 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 South Africa then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list has everything from Amanda Coetzer to Kevin Anderson, which answers the questions, "Who are the greatest South African tennis players?" and "Who is the best South African tennis player of all time?" Anderson of course was a finalist at the 2018 Wimbledon tournament and made the finals before that in the 2017 US Open.

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of South Africa in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented South African tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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  • 1
    209 VOTES
    • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Nationality: South Africa
    • Year Turned Pro: 2007
  • Amanda Coetzer
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    2
    171 VOTES
    • Birthplace: Hoopstad, Free State, South Africa
    • Nationality: South Africa
    • Year Turned Pro: 1988
  • 3
    120 VOTES
    • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Nationality: South Africa
    • Year Turned Pro: 1989
  • Johan Kriek
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    4
    103 VOTES
    • Birthplace: Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    • Nationality: United States of America, South Africa
    • Year Turned Pro: 1978