The Best Tennis Players from South Korea

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List contains top South Korean tennis players.

List of the best tennis players from South Korea, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. South Korea has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented South Korean tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of South Korea 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 Korea then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List ranges from Kim Bong-Soo to Seok Eun-Mi and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest South Korean tennis players?" and "Who is the best South Korean tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of South Korea 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 Korean tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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  • Chung Hyeon
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    115 VOTES
    Chung Hyeon (born May 19, 1996) is a South Korean professional tennis player. He is currently the highest ranked South Korean and also the reigning Next Gen Finals champion. He became the first Korean player to reach a Grand Slam semifinal at the 2018 Australian Open as an unseeded player.
    115 votes
  • 2
    42 VOTES

    Lee Hyung-taik

    Lee Hyung-taek (Korean: 이형택, born January 3, 1976) is a professional tennis player from South Korea. He won one singles title and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 36 in August 2007.
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Hoengseong County, South Korea
    • Year Turned Pro: 1995
    42 votes
  • Park Sung-hee
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    33 VOTES
    Park Sung-hee (Hangul: 박성희; born 17 February 1975 in Busan, South Korea) is a retired professional tennis player from South Korea. Park turned pro in 1989. She won 7 singles and 7 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She reached four doubles finals during her career on the WTA Tour. Her best Grand Slam performances came in doubles, reaching the Round of 16 at the 1996 French Open, 1997 Australian Open, and 1998 Australian Open, all partnering Wang Shi-ting. She reached career high rankings of No. 34 in doubles (in June 1998) and No. 57 in singles (in September 1995). Park played in 34 ties in 9 years for the South Korea Fed Cup team, with a 30-14 record overall and 24-12 in singles, all ...more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: South Korea
    33 votes
  • 4
    8 VOTES
    Kim So-jung is the name of: Kim So-jung (tennis) (born 1986), South Korean tennis player Kim So-jung (singer) (born 1990), South Korean singer Kim So-jung (born 1995), stage name Sowon, South Korean singer, member of GFriend
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
    8 votes
  • Jeon Mi-ra
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    21 VOTES
    Jeon Mi-ra (Korean: 전미라, born 6 February 1978) is a South Korean former professional tennis player. She was the runner-up in the 1994 Wimbledon Championships girls' singles tournament, losing to Martina Hingis, 5–7, 4–6. As a professional, she won one WTA Tour doubles title, and reached a career-high doubles ranking of No. 120, in October 2004. Her husband is Yoon Jong-shin.
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Gunsan, South Korea
    21 votes
  • 6
    18 VOTES

    Kim Jin-hee

    Kim Jin-hee is a South Korean tennis player.
    • Age: 41
    18 votes