American Female Tennis Players

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Serena Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All-Time)
Serena Williams
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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.

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Venus Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
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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.

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Naomi Osaka
(Japanese Professional Tennis Player and First Asian Player to Hold the Top Ranking in Singles)
Naomi Osaka
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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.

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Billie Jean King
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Billie Jean King
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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.
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Martina Navratilova
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Martina Navratilova
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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.
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Chris Evert
(American Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Chris Evert
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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.
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Monica Seles
(Tennis player)
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Birthdate: December 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Novi Sad, Serbia
Former world number 1 tennis player Monica Seles has nine Grand Slam singles titles to her credit, eight of them for Yugoslavia and one for the U.S. At 16, she was the youngest French Open champion. Her career was affected after being stabbed on court by a Steffi Graf fan.
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Anna Kournikova
(Russian Former Tennis Player and One of the Best-Known Tennis Stars Worldwide)
Anna Kournikova
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Birthdate: June 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Anna Kournikova was once world no. 8 in singles tennis rankings, in spite of never having won a singles title. She was no. 1 in doubles, teaming up with Martina Hingis. Following her retirement from tennis due to a spinal issue, she became a popular TV personality.
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Coco Gauff
(Tennis player)
Coco Gauff
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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.

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Madison Keys
(Tennis player)
Madison Keys
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Birthdate: February 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois, United States
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Danielle Collins
(Tennis player)
Danielle Collins
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Birthdate: December 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
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Lindsay Davenport
(Tennis player)
Lindsay Davenport
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Birthdate: June 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States
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Amanda Anisimova
(Tennis player)
Amanda Anisimova
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Birthdate: August 31, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States
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Jennifer Capriati
(Tennis player)
Jennifer Capriati
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Birthdate: March 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Pam Shriver
(Tennis player)
Pam Shriver
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Birthdate: July 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Althea Gibson
(Tennis player)
Althea Gibson
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Birthdate: August 25, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clarendon County, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 28, 2003
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CoCo Vandeweghe
(Tennis Player)
CoCo Vandeweghe
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Birthdate: December 6, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Sloane Stephens
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Sloane Stephens
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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.

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Bethanie Mattek-Sands
(Tennis player)
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
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Birthdate: March 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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Ilana Kloss
(Tennis player)
Ilana Kloss
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Birthdate: March 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Former professional tennis player, Ilana Kloss is also a tennis coach, and commissioner of World TeamTennis, since 2001. She was the World's No. 1 ranked doubles player in 1976 and World No. 19 in singles in the year 1979. Born in Johannesburg, the Jewish player won the US Open doubles and mixed doubles championship on the 35-and-over tour, in 1999. 

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Tracy Austin
(Tennis player)
Tracy Austin
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Birthdate: December 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States
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Cathy Lee Crosby
(Tennis player, Actress)
Cathy Lee Crosby
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Birthdate: December 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Maeve Quinlan
(Actress, Tennis Player)
Maeve Quinlan
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Birthdate: November 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Lisa Bonder
(Tennis player)
Lisa Bonder
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Birthdate: October 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
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Mary Carillo
(Sportscaster)
Mary Carillo
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Birthdate: March 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
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Shelby Rogers
(Tennis player)
Shelby Rogers
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Birthdate: October 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
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Jessica Pegula
(Tennis player whose career-high singles ranking of world No. 16 and career-high doubles ranking of world No. 41 achieved on January 31, 2022)
Jessica Pegula
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Birthdate: February 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
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Tam O'Shaughnessy
(Tennis player, Writer)
Tam O'Shaughnessy
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Birthdate: January 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Andreas, California, United States
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Mary Joe Fernández
(Tennis player)
Mary Joe Fernández
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Birthdate: August 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Lauren Davis
(Tennis player)
Lauren Davis
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Birthdate: October 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gates Mills, Ohio, United States
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Alexandra Stevenson
(Tennis Player)
Alexandra Stevenson
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Birthdate: December 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
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Alison Riske
(Tennis player)
Alison Riske
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Birthdate: July 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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CiCi Bellis
(Tennis player)
CiCi Bellis
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Birthdate: April 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
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Jennifer Brady
(Tennis player)
Jennifer Brady
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Birthdate: April 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Caty McNally
(Tennis Player)
Caty McNally
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Birthdate: November 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Christina McHale
(Tennis player)
Christina McHale
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Birthdate: May 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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Bernarda Pera
(Tennis player)
Bernarda Pera
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Birthdate: December 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zadar, Croatia
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Whitney Osuigwe
(Tennis player)
Whitney Osuigwe
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Birthdate: April 17, 2002
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States
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Maureen Connolly
(Tennis Player)
Maureen Connolly
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Birthdate: September 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: June 21, 1969
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Nicole Gibbs
(Tennis Player)
Nicole Gibbs
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Birthdate: March 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Chanda Rubin
(Tennis Player)
Chanda Rubin
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Birthdate: February 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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Desirae Krawczyk
(Tennis Player)
Desirae Krawczyk
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Birthdate: January 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rancho Mirage, California, United States
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Amber Liu
(Tennis player)
Amber Liu
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Birthdate: July 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
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Madison Brengle
(Tennis player)
Madison Brengle
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Birthdate: April 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dover, Delaware, United States
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Caroline Dolehide
(Tennis player)
Caroline Dolehide
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Birthdate: September 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
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Zina Garrison
(Tennis player)
Zina Garrison
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Birthdate: November 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Helen Wills
(Tennis Player)
Helen Wills
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Birthdate: October 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fremont, California, United States
Died: January 1, 1998
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Ann Li
(Tennis player)
Ann Li
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Birthdate: June 26, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Varvara Lepchenko
(Tennis Player)
Varvara Lepchenko
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Birthdate: May 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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Ashley Harkleroad
(Tennis player)
Ashley Harkleroad
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Birthdate: May 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rossville