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The Best Tennis Players from South Korea  

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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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Lee Jin-a

Lee Jin-a is a professional Korean tennis player playing in the ITF Women's Circuit. On 13 December 2010 she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 158. 28 February 2011 she reached her highest WTA doubles ranking of 197. She is coached by Ryo Young-Sil. She started playing tennis at the age of 11. She has won 11 ITF singles titles and 15 ITF doubles titles. Playing for South Korea at the Fed Cup, Lee has a win–loss record of 11–7. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

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Jeon Mi-ra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from South Korea
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Jeon Mi-ra is a former South Korean female tennis player. Jeon was the runner-up in the 1994 Wimbledon Championships girls singles, losing to Martina Hingis, 7-5, 6-4. As a professional, she won one WTA Tour doubles title, and reached a career-high doubles ranking of No. 120, in October 2004. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 41

Birthplace: Gunsan, South Korea

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Yoo Jin-sun

Yoo Jin-sun is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country as a qualifier at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. There he was defeated in the first round by the number twelve seed from Israel, Amos Mansdorf. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on June 13, 1988, when he became the number 194 of the world. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

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Kim Il-soon is a retired female tennis player from South Korea, who twice represented her native country at the Summer Olympics: in 1988 and 1992. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

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