Tennis List of Famous Tennis Players

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List of famous tennis players, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top tennis players in the world? This includes the most prominent tennis players, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable tennis players is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic tennis players were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned tennis players.

This list is made up of many different people, including Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer.

From reputable, prominent, and well known tennis players to the lesser known tennis players of today, these are some of the best professionals in the tennis player field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous tennis players ever?" and "What are the names of famous tennis players?" then you're in the right place. (1626 items)

Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who as of October 6, 2014 is ranked world No. 2 by the Women's Tennis Association. A United States resident since 1994, ...more

Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is a Russian retired professional tennis player. Her appearance and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide, despite her never winning a ...more

Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Ana Ivanovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who as of 2 February 2015 is ranked world No. 6 by the Women's Tennis Association. Ranked No. 1 in the world in 2008, she beat Dinara Safina ...more

Lars Ulrich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Lars Ulrich is a Danish drummer and one of the founding members of American heavy metal band Metallica. He was born in Gentofte, Denmark to an upper-middle-class family. A tennis player in his ...more

Maeve Quinlan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Maeve Anne Quinlan is an American actress and former professional tennis player. She is best known for starring as Megan Conley for 10 years in The Bold and the Beautiful and for the critically ...more

Caroline Wozniacki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Caroline Wozniacki is a Danish professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 on the WTA Tour, having held this position for 67 weeks. She was the first woman from a Scandinavian ...more

Ashley Harkleroad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Ashley Harkleroad is a retired American tennis player. Born in Rossville, Georgia, Harkleroad reached a career-high ranking of no. 39 on June 9, 2003.

Arthur Ashe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. was an American World No. 1 professional tennis player. He won three Grand Slam titles, ranking him among the best tennis players from the United States. Ashe, an African ...more

Jim Courier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
James Spencer "Jim" Courier, Jr. is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. During his career, he won four Grand Slam singles titles, two at the French ...more

Jennifer Capriati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Jennifer Maria Capriati is an American former professional tennis player. A former World No. 1, she won three women's singles championships in Grand Slam tournaments. Capriati made her ...more

Daniela Hantuchová is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Daniela Hantuchová is a Slovak tennis player. She turned professional in 1999 and had her breakthrough year in 2002, when she won her first WTA tournament, the Indian Wells Masters, ...more

John McEnroe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States often rated among the greatest tennis players of all time, especially for his touch on the ...more

Maria Kirilenko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko is a Russian tennis player and model. Kirilenko won the 2002 U.S. Open Girls' Singles and won her first WTA Tour title in 2005, defeating Anna-Lena Grönefeld in the ...more

Gabriela Sabatini is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player. She was one of the leading players on the women's circuit in the late-1980s and early-1990s. She won the women's ...more

Andre Agassi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Andre Kirk Agassi is an American retired professional tennis player and former World No. 1, who was one of the game's most dominant players from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s. Generally ...more

Elena Dementieva is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Elena Viacheslavovna Dementieva is a retired Russian tennis player. Dementieva won the singles gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, having previously won the silver medal at the 2000 ...more

Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick is a former American professional tennis player and former World No. 1. He is known for his fast service and powerful forehand. He became a Grand Slam ...more

Billie Jean King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Billie Jean King is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. King won the ...more

Lindsay Davenport is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Lindsay Ann Davenport is a former World No. 1 American professional tennis player. She has won three Grand Slam singles tournaments and an Olympic gold medal in singles. She was ranked World No. ...more

Martina Navratilova is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Martina Navratilova is a retired Czech and American tennis player and coach. Billie Jean King, former World No. 1 player, said in 2006 that Navratilova is "the greatest singles, doubles and ...more

Chris Evert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Christine Marie "Chris" Evert, known as Chris Evert-Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles ...more

Annabel Croft is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Annabel Croft is a former professional British No. 1 female tennis player and current radio and television presenter. As a tennis player she won the WTA Tour event Virginia Slims of San Diego ...more

Martina Hingis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
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, ...more

Joachim Johansson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
Joachim Johansson is a former professional male tennis player from Sweden. He reached the semifinals of the 2004 US Open, won 3 singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World ...more

Bill Tilden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Tennis Players
William Tatem Tilden II, nicknamed "Big Bill," was an American male tennis player. He is often considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Tilden was the World No. 1 ...more