American Female Tennis Players

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Serena Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All-Time)
Serena Williams
74
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States

With 39 Grand Slam titles and four Olympic gold medals, Serena Williams is clearly amongst the greatest female tennis players in the history. With 23 Grand Slam singles win, she is just a win away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slam titles. She has bagged the top spot in WTA’s world ranking numerous times.

 2 
Venus Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Venus Williams
59
Birthdate: June 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States

Regarded as one of the greatest women's tennis players of all time, Venus Williams is credited with introducing never seen before power and athleticism to women's tennis along with her sister Serena. She is also credited with changing the long-standing practice of paying male tennis players more than their female counterparts as she won the fight for equal prize money.

 3 
Naomi Osaka
(The First Asian Player to Hold the Top Ranking in Tennis Singles)
Naomi Osaka
71
Birthdate: October 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka made history by being the first player of Asian origin to hold the world number one rank in singles. Osaka made headlines when in 2021, she withdrew from the French Open after refusing to be part of a press conference to protect her mental health.

 4 
Chris Evert
(Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Chris Evert
32
Birthdate: December 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Former number 1 tennis player Chris Evert secured 18 Grand Slam singles wins. She won 157 singles and 32 doubles titles, and served as the WTA president for 11 years. The Philippe Chatrier awardee has also served as a coach and an ESPN analyst, and owns an activewear line.
 5 
Martina Navratilova
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Martina Navratilova
18
Birthdate: October 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Martina Navratilova is the world’s only tennis player to be no. 1 for more than 200 weeks in both singles and doubles. She is one of three women with a "Grand Slam Boxed Set.” She is openly lesbian and had earlier fled her country, Czechoslovakia, due to political issues.
 6 
Billie Jean King
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Billie Jean King
23
Birthdate: November 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Tennis legend Billie Jean King has won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles titles and 16 doubles titles. The former world no. 1 beat Bobby Riggs in the "Battle of the Sexes" match in 1973. She also founded the Women's Tennis Association and the Women's Sports Foundation.
 7 
Madison Keys
(Professional Tennis Player Known for Her Powerful Forehands & Aggressive Playing Style)
Madison Keys
9
Birthdate: February 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Amanda Anisimova
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Amanda Anisimova
12
Birthdate: August 31, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Althea Gibson
( The First African American to Win a Grand Slam Title )
Althea Gibson
9
Birthdate: August 25, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clarendon County, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 28, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Coco Gauff
(Tennis Player)
Coco Gauff
12
Birthdate: March 13, 2004
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Coco Gauff is an American tennis player who became the youngest singles WTA Tour title-holder since 2004 when she won her first WTA title at the 2019 Upper Austria Ladies Linz at the age of 15. Coco Gauff, who has achieved a career-high ranking of 23 in singles, is the youngest player ranked by the WTA in the top 100.

 11 
Mary Joe Fernández
(Former American Professional Tennis Player Who Won a Bronze Medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics)
Mary Joe Fernández
8
Birthdate: August 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Pam Shriver
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Pam Shriver
13
Birthdate: July 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
CoCo Vandeweghe
(American Professional Tennis Player)
CoCo Vandeweghe
8
Birthdate: December 6, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Lindsay Davenport
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Lindsay Davenport
7
Birthdate: June 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Sloane Stephens
(Tennis Player)
Sloane Stephens
12
Birthdate: March 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, United States

The daughter of swimmer Sybil Smith and football player John Stephens, Sloane Stephens was first introduced to tennis by her mother at age 9. The 2017 US Open champion has 6 singles titles in her kitty. Through the Sloane Stephens Foundation, she supports the needs of disadvantaged tennis players.

 16 
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
9
Birthdate: March 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 17 
Jennifer Capriati
(Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Jennifer Capriati
9
Birthdate: March 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Jessica Pegula
(High Ranking American Professional Tennis Player)
Jessica Pegula
7
Birthdate: February 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Cathy Lee Crosby
(American Actress and Former Professional Tennis Player)
Cathy Lee Crosby
5
Birthdate: December 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 20 
Tam O'Shaughnessy
(American Former Professional Tennis Player & Founder of the Education Company 'Sally Ride Science')
Tam O'Shaughnessy
5
Birthdate: January 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Andreas, California, United States
 21 
Tracy Austin
(The Youngest US Open Female Singles Champion)
Tracy Austin
9
Birthdate: December 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 22 
Shelby Rogers
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Shelby Rogers
4
Birthdate: October 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Danielle Collins
(Tennis Player)
Danielle Collins
2
Birthdate: December 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Alexandra Stevenson
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Alexandra Stevenson
6
Birthdate: December 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Lauren Davis
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Lauren Davis
4
Birthdate: October 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gates Mills, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Caty McNally
(American Tennis Player)
Caty McNally
3
Birthdate: November 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Lisa Bonder
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Lisa Bonder
6
Birthdate: October 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Alison Riske
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Alison Riske
4
Birthdate: July 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Sofia Kenin
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Sofia Kenin
9
Birthdate: November 14, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Sofia Kenin is an American tennis player who won her first Grand Slam title in 2020 when she defeated Garbiñe Muguruza in the Australian Open. By virtue of her Australian Open triumph, Sofia Kenin received the prestigious WTA Player of the Year award in the same year. She is renowned for her persistent determination and mental toughness.

 30 
Maureen Connolly
(American Tennis Player Who Became  the First Woman To Win All Four Major Tournaments in the Same Year)
Maureen Connolly
2
Birthdate: September 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: June 21, 1969
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 31 
CiCi Bellis
(Former American Tennis Player and the Second-Youngest Player in the WTA Top 100 Rankings)
CiCi Bellis
5
Birthdate: April 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Jennifer Brady
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Jennifer Brady
5
Birthdate: April 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 33 
Mary Carillo
(American Sportscaster and Former Professional Tennis Player)
Mary Carillo
7
Birthdate: March 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Helen Wills
(American Tennis Player With 31 Grand Slam Tournament Victories)
Helen Wills
3
Birthdate: October 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fremont, California, United States
Died: January 1, 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Maeve Quinlan
(American Actress and Tennis Player)
Maeve Quinlan
1
Birthdate: November 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 36 
Zina Garrison
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Zina Garrison
4
Birthdate: November 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 37 
Bernarda Pera
(Tennis Player)
Bernarda Pera
3
Birthdate: December 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zadar, Croatia

Bernarda Pera is a Croatian-born American professional tennis player. She has won several doubles and singles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit and a couple of singles titles on the WTA Tour so far. Bernarda Pera's best Grand Slam singles result came in 2018, when she reached the third round of the Australian Open.

 38 
Desirae Krawczyk
(American Professional Tennis Player Who Specialises in Doubles)
Desirae Krawczyk
2
Birthdate: January 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rancho Mirage, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
Whitney Osuigwe
(American Tennis Player)
Whitney Osuigwe
3
Birthdate: April 17, 2002
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 40 
Chanda Rubin
(American Former Top-10 Professional Tennis Player)
Chanda Rubin
3
Birthdate: February 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 41 
Christina McHale
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Christina McHale
3
Birthdate: May 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 42 
Nicole Gibbs
(American Retired Tennis Player)
Nicole Gibbs
2
Birthdate: March 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Madison Brengle
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Madison Brengle
3
Birthdate: April 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dover, Delaware, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 44 
Amber Liu
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Amber Liu
2
Birthdate: July 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 45 
Pauline Betz
(Tennis player)
Pauline Betz
3
Birthdate: August 6, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: May 31, 2011
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 46 
Ashley Harkleroad
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Ashley Harkleroad
4
Birthdate: May 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rossville, Georgia Rossville, Georgia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 47 
Taylor Townsend
(Tennis Player)
Taylor Townsend
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 48 
Caroline Dolehide
(Tennis player)
Caroline Dolehide
2
Birthdate: September 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
Andrea Jaeger
(Tennis player, Nun)
Andrea Jaeger
2
Birthdate: June 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 50 
Louise Brough
(Tennis player)
Louise Brough
1
Birthdate: March 11, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: February 3, 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)