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The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland 

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List of the best tennis players from Switzerland, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Switzerland has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. Make sure to also check out the best men's tennis players of the 1950s and the greatest English tennis players. These are some of the most talented Swiss tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Switzerland 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 Switzerland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of different players like Roger Federer and Martina Hingis.

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

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

Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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← Roger Federer (German pronunciation: [ˈrɔdʒər ˈfeːdərər]; born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 3 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles—the most in history by a male player—and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks. After turning professional in 1998, he was continuously ranked in the top ten from October 2002 to November 2016. In majors, Federer has won a record eight Wimbledon titles, six Australian Open titles, five US Open titles (all consecutive, a record), and one French ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland, South Africa

Year Turned Pro: 1998

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Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Stanislas Wawrinka (French: [stanislas vavʁiŋka] born 28 March 1985) is a Swiss professional tennis player. He reached a career-high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world No. 3 singles ranking for the first time on 27 January 2014. His career highlights include three Grand Slam titles at the 2014 Australian Open, 2015 French Open and 2016 US Open, where he defeated the No. 1 player in the final on all three occasions, reaching the final of the 2017 French Open, winning an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title at the Monte-Carlo Masters in 2014, and reaching three other finals at 2008 Rome, 2013 Madrid and 2017 Indian Wells. Wawrinka considers clay his best and favorite surface and his ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 2002

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Martina Hingis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Martina Hingis (German pronunciation: [marˈtiːna ˈhɪŋɡɪs]; born 30 September 1980) is a Swiss former professional tennis player. She spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No. 1 and 90 weeks as doubles world No. 1, holding both No. 1 rankings simultaneously for 29 weeks. She won five Grand Slam singles titles, thirteen Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar-year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and seven Grand Slam mixed doubles titles; for a combined total of twenty-five major titles. In addition, she won the season-ending WTA Finals two times in singles and three times in doubles, an Olympic silver medal, and seventeen Tier I singles titles. Hingis set a series of ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia

Nationality: Switzerland, Czechoslovakia

Year Turned Pro: 1994

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Patty Schnyder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Patty Schnyder (born 14 December 1978) is a Swiss retired tennis player. A former top 10 player in singles, she twice defeated a reigning world No. 1 player in her career: Martina Hingis at the 1998 Grand Slam Cup (by retirement) and Jennifer Capriati at the Family Circle Cup in 2002. In addition, she has notable wins over former number ones Lindsay Davenport, Serena Williams, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Steffi Graf, Kim Clijsters, Justine Henin, Amélie Mauresmo, Maria Sharapova, Jelena Janković, Ana Ivanovic and Caroline Wozniacki. In her career, she reached six Grand Slam singles quarterfinals and one Grand Slam singles semifinal. She won 11 WTA singles titles including Zurich Open (Tier I), ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 1994

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