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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.
Chung Hyeon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from South Korea
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Chung Hyeon


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. ...more

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Lee Hyung-taik is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from South Korea
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Lee Hyung-taik


Hyung-Taik Lee is a retired 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. ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Hoengseong County, South Korea

Year Turned Pro: 1995

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Park Sung-hee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from South Korea
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Park Sung-hee


Park Sung-hee 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 and No. 57 in singles. 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 team records. She retired from the tour in 2000. ...more

Age: 42

Birthplace: South Korea

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Kim Bong-soo


Kim Bong-soo is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul where he scored an upset win over the fancied French contender Henri Leconte. There he was defeated in the third round by Argentina's Martín Jaite. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on December 11, 1989, when he became the number 129 of the world. ...more

Age: 55

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