The Best Tennis Players from the United States

List Rules
Vote up the most consistently excellent American tennis players.

This is a list of the best tennis players from United States, ranked by popularity, with photos of the players when available. The United States has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both American female tennis players and American male tennis players. These are some of the most talented American tennis players to ever live, so if you're an American who aspires to play tennis professionally, these top USA tennis players may be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from United States then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list has a variety of top American tennis players, like Pete Sampras and Serena Williams. Featuring female tennis players, male tennis players, former champions, retired greats, and more, this list has it all.

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

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


  • Chris Evert
    Photo: Larry Marano / Getty Images
    215 VOTES
    • Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Year Turned Pro: 1972
  • Serena Williams
    Photo: mirsasha / flickr / CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0
    689 VOTES
    • Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Year Turned Pro: 1995
  • Martina Navratilova
    Photo: / flickr / CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0
    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: United States of America,Czechoslovakia
    • Year Turned Pro: 1975
  • 4
    310 VOTES
    • Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois
    • Nationality: United States of America