Famous Tennis Players - List of Famous Tennis Players - page 4

Tennis players are the sports persons who play tennis professionally and participate in regional, national and international tournaments. Tennis is a highly competitive sport and one needs to be trained for a career as a professional tennis player from a young age. Tennis is played either between two individuals competing against each other, or between two teams consisting of two players each. Tennis has its origins in 12th century France when people played by striking a ball with the palm of their hands. The game evolved with time and racquets came into use by the16th century, and modern tennis as we known the game today developed in the mid-19th century. Tennis is a very popular game and is played by millions of people of all age groups all over the world. A well loved spectator sport, several tennis tournaments are held worldwide. It is also an Olympic sport and also a part of the Summer Paralympic programme. Being a professional tennis player is physically as well as mentally demanding. To play tennis at the professional level one needs to be passionate about the game, exhibit a competitive spirit, train rigorously and maintain a high level of fitness. Browse this section to learn about the life and works of various famous tennis players from all over the world.

The Most Famous Tennis Players

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Jim CourierAugust 17, 1970AmericanJim Courier is an American former professional tennis player who won four Grand Slam singles titles
Gabriela SabatiniMay 16, 1970ArgentinianGabriela Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player, one of the leading players of her generation
Steffi GrafJune 14, 1969GermanSteffi Graf is one of greatest women’s tennis players to have ever played the game
Andre AgassiApril 29, 1970AmericanAndre Agassi is a legendary American tennis player and winner of eight Grand Slam titles
Monica SelesDecember 2, 1973AmericanMonica Seles is a former Yugoslavian tennis sensation who became the youngest female player to rank World No
Mats WilanderAugust 22, 1964SwedishMats Wilander is a former World No
John McEnroeFebruary 16, 1959AmericanJohn McEnroe is a former world number one American professional tennis player
Serena WilliamsSeptember 26, 1981AmericanSerena Williams is an all-time great women's tennis player
Jimmy ConnorsSeptember 2, 1952AmericanJimmy Connors is a former World No
Chris EvertDecember 21, 1954AmericanChris Evert is a former American professional tennis player
John McEnroe

John McEnroe

John McEnroe is a former world number one American professional tennis player

AmericanFebruary 16, 1959412 views

CiCi Bellis

Catherine Cartan Bellis, known more by the name CiCi Bellis is an American professional tennis player

AmericanApril 8, 1999388 views

Fred Perry

Fred Perry was an English tennis and table tennis player

BritishMay 18, 1909310 views

Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf is one of greatest women’s tennis players to have ever played the game

GermanJune 14, 1969532 views

Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi is a legendary American tennis player and winner of eight Grand Slam titles

AmericanApril 29, 1970479 views

Venus Williams

Venus Williams has created ripples in the world of tennis & dominated the game with her exceptional talent and prowess at the game

AmericanJune 17, 1980145 views

Serena Williams

Serena Williams is an all-time great women's tennis player

AmericanSeptember 26, 1981409 views

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is Swiss tennis player and regarded as one of the greatest players of all time

SwissAugust 8, 1981287 views

Mirka Federer

Mirka Federer is a former Swiss Tennis player and the wife of Tennis great, Roger federer

SwissApril 1, 1978209 views

Andy Murray

Sir Andrew Barron Murray (OBE) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland

BritishMay 15, 1987143 views