Known as the Female Federer, Belgian tennis legend Justine Henin is a former world number 1 in singles. Apart from winning an Olympic gold medal, she also won Belgium its first Fed Cup title and won 7 Grand Slam titles. She was one of those rare female players who used a single-handed backhand.
Belgian tennis legend Kim Clijsters is a former world number 1 in both singles and doubles. The 4-time Grand Slam winner retired thrice in her career, in 2007, in 2012, and eventually, for good, in 2020. She has also been associated with charitable initiatives and has founded Ten4Kim to help financially weak junior players.
Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens has been a world number 1 in doubles and number 12 in singles. A 3-time Grand Slam winner in doubles, she was also the 3rd Belgian female player to reach the last 4 of the Australian Open. She is an animal lover and is fond of learning languages, too.
Greet Minnen is a Belgian professional tennis player. At the 2021 US Open, she reached the third round. Greet Minnen has won nine singles titles at the ITF Women's Circuit so far in her career.
Belgian tennis player Kirsten Flipkens has had a career-high ranking of 13 in singles. An Olympian, she also became the most experienced Belgian player at the Fed Cup. While she began playing tennis at age 4, she later dropped out of school to continue her tennis career. She is also known for her trademark spectacles.
Yanina Wickmayer is a Belgian tennis player who has competed in Grand Slams, Olympic Games, and the Billie Jean King Cup. In 2009, she was named as the Most Improved Player by the WTA. In 2011, Yanina Wickmayer was mentioned in Time magazine's 30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present and Future list.