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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


Tennis player Roger Federer (IPA pronunciation: [ˈɹɑ.dʒər ˈfɛ.dər.ər]) (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss tennis professional, currently ranked World No. 1. Many experts and many of his own tennis peers believe that Federer may be the greatest men's singles player of all time. Federer has won eleven ...more

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Nationality: South Africa, Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 1998

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#4 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

#16 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#1 on The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

#53 on The Athletes That Millennials Love the Most

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Martina Hingis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Martina Hingis


Martina Hingis is a Swiss professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as world no. 1. She won five Grand Slam singles titles. She also won nine Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar-year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. Hingis set a ...more

Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia

Nationality: Switzerland, Czechoslovakia

Year Turned Pro: 1994

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#7 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

#6 on The Greatest Female Tennis Players of the Open Era

#31 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

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Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Switzerland
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Stanislas Wawrinka


Stanislas "Stan" Wawrinka is a Swiss professional tennis player. He is currently the Swiss no. 2 and world no. 7, as of 16 February 2015. He climbed to his highest ranking so far, no. 3, on 27 January 2014 as a result of winning his first Grand Slam event, the 2014 Australian Open. He also reached ...more

Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 2002

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#27 on The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

#5 on The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now

#26 on The Greatest Men's Tennis Players of All Time

#12 on The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

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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


Patty Schnyder is a former Swiss professional tennis player. She played on the WTA tour from 1993 to 2011 and reached number 7 in the world rankings. She twice defeated a reigning world no. 1 player in her career: Martina Hingis at the 1998 Grand Slam Cup and Jennifer Capriati at the 2002 Family ...more

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Year Turned Pro: 1994

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