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Stefan Edberg
(Swedish Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Stefan Edberg
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Birthdate: January 19, 1966
Birthplace: Västervik, Sweden

Swedish former tennis player Stefan Edberg was once the world No. 1 professional tennis player (in both singles and doubles). He won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles, besides the Masters Grand Prix. Following his retirement from professional tennis, he began playing competitive squash and became an elite player in Sweden. 

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Pat Rafter
(Australian Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Pat Rafter
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Birthdate: December 28, 1972
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia

Pat Rafter became the first Australian male in the Open Era to win consecutive US Open titles. The former ATP singles number 1 is also the only person with an undefeated record against tennis legend Roger Federer and is remembered for his politeness and his habit of saying “Sorry, mate.”

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Mary Pierce
(Former Tennis Player Who Won Four 'Grand Slam' Titles)
Mary Pierce
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Birthdate: January 15, 1975
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Angelique Kerber
(German Professional Tennis Player and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Angelique Kerber
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Birthdate: January 18, 1988
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany

Winning her first Grand Slam at 28, Angelique Kerber is an example of a talented later bloomer in tennis. The former World No. 1 German player is known for her defensive tactics, speed, and footwork. She blamed a 2-week COVID-related quarantine for her loss at the 2021 Australian Open.

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Casper Ruud
(Tennis player)
Casper Ruud
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Birthdate: December 22, 1998
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

Apart from being the first Norwegian tennis player to score an ATP title win, Casper Ruud also became the highest ranked player from his country ever. The son of legendary Norwegian tennis player Christian Ruud, Casper has begun his training in the game at age 4.

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Kei Nishikori
(Japanese Professional Tennis Player)
Kei Nishikori
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Birthdate: December 29, 1989
Birthplace: Matsue, Shimane, Japan

Kei Nishikori scripted history when he became the first male Japanese tennis player to make it to the top 40 of the ATP rankings, the second to be in the singles top 5, and the first to make it to a Grand Slam final. He has also won an Olympic bronze.

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Camila Giorgi
(Italian Professional Tennis Player)
Camila Giorgi
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Birthdate: December 30, 1991
Birthplace: Macerata, Italy
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Peng Shuai
(Chinese Former Professional Tennis Player)
Peng Shuai
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Birthdate: January 8, 1986
Birthplace: Xiangtan, China
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Anett Kontaveit
(Tennis player)
Anett Kontaveit
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Birthdate: December 24, 1995
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
James Blake
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
James Blake
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Birthdate: December 28, 1979
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Sergi Bruguera
(Spanish Former Professional Tennis Player)
Sergi Bruguera
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Birthdate: January 16, 1971
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Sergi Bruguera is a Spanish former professional tennis player who won consecutive men's singles titles at the French Open in 1993 and 1994. He is the only man to have a winning record against both Pete Sampras and Roger Federer. He is also the winner of a silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in men's singles. 

 12 
Hsieh Su-wei
(Taiwanese Professional Tennis Player)
Hsieh Su-wei
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Birthdate: January 4, 1986
Birthplace: Hsinchu, Taiwan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Kyle Edmund
(British Professional Tennis Player)
Kyle Edmund
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Birthdate: January 8, 1995
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Today an ace professional tennis player, Kyle Edmund was introduced to the game at the age of ten. He made his breakthrough on the junior circuit at sixteen and debuting at Davis Cup at twenty. A top ranked male British player in 2018-2019, having a career-high singles world ranking of 14, he is currently ranked at 104 because of chronic knee injury.

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Wang Qiang
(Chinese Tennis Player)
Wang Qiang
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Birthdate: January 14, 1992
Birthplace: Tianjin, China

Chinese tennis star Wang Qiang had begun playing tennis at the tender age of 9. She was initially trained in Japan and grew up idolizing Steffi Graf. Best known for her serve and her speed, she became the second-highest-ranked player from her country, after Li Na, when she ranked 12th in singles.

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Milos Raonic
(Canadian Professional Tennis Player)
Milos Raonic
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Birthdate: December 27, 1990
Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro

Milos Raonic is a professional tennis player who became world No. 3, his career-high singles ranking, in 2016. One of the most accomplished Canadian singles male players in the history of tennis, Milos Raonic is the first Canadian man to reach the Wimbledon final, the French Open quarterfinals as well as the Australian Open semifinals in the Open Era.

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David Nalbandian
(Argentine Retired Tennis Player)
David Nalbandian
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Birthdate: January 1, 1982
Birthplace: Unquillo, Argentina

Retired Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian is a former world number 3 in singles. He scripted history as the only Argentine man to make it to the semifinals at all four Grand Slams as well as reach the Wimbledon men's singles final. He has a Pan American Games bronze under his belt, too.

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Marcelo Ríos
(Chilean Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Marcelo Ríos
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Birthdate: December 26, 1975
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Petra Martić
(Tennis Player)
Petra Martić
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Birthdate: January 19, 1991
Birthplace: Split, Croatia
Petra Martić is a Croatian tennis player who has won two singles WTA Tour titles so far in her career. Over the years, she has been
an important player at the Grand Slam events, reaching the fourth round of the competition on several occasions. 
 19 
Steve Johnson
(American Professional Tennis Player Who Won a Bronze Medal in Men’s Doubles at the 2016 Olympics)
Steve Johnson
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Birthdate: December 24, 1989
Birthplace: Orange, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Gilles Simon
(French Former Professional Tennis Player)
Gilles Simon
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Birthdate: December 27, 1984
Birthplace: Nice, France
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Yulia Putintseva
(Tennis player)
Yulia Putintseva
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Birthdate: January 7, 1995
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Guillermo Coria
(Argentine Tennis Player and Former World Number 3 in Singles)
Guillermo Coria
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Birthdate: January 13, 1982
Birthplace: Rufino, Argentina

Argentine tennis player Guillermo Coria, also known as the King of Clay, was just 27 when he retired from the game. The former world number 3 in singles was a counter puncher and was known for his speed. He was also suspended once for consuming a banned substance.

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Desirae Krawczyk
(American Professional Tennis Player Who Specialises in Doubles)
Desirae Krawczyk
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Birthdate: January 11, 1994
Birthplace: Rancho Mirage, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Jack Draper
(British Professional Tennis Player)
Jack Draper
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Birthdate: December 22, 2001
Birthplace: Sutton, London, United Kingdom

British tennis player Jack Draper, the son of former LTA and Sport England chief executive Roger Draper, first showed his brilliance when he became the runner-up at the 2018 Wimbledon boys’ singles. Initially trained by his mother, he was later coached by Justin Sherring and Ryan Jones.

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Liam Broady
(British Professional Tennis Player)
Liam Broady
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Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Birthplace: Stockport, England

Liam Broady is a British tennis player who represented Great Britain at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo where he reached the third round. The current British No. 5, Liam Broady is yet to win a title in his senior career. However, he had a memorable junior career with a couple of Grand Slam doubles titles under his belt.

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Pablo Cuevas
(Uruguayan Professional Tennis Player)
Pablo Cuevas
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Birthdate: January 1, 1986
Birthplace: Concordia, Argentina
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Tamara Zidansek
(Slovenian Tennis Player)
Tamara Zidansek
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Birthdate: December 26, 1997
Birthplace: Postojna, Slovenia

Tamara Zidansek is a Slovenian tennis player who has won numerous singles titles on the ITF Women's World Tennis Tour. Her best Grand Slam result, so far, came at the 2021 Roland-Garros where she qualified for the semifinals, eventually losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Tamara Zidansek has also won two WTA 125 singles titles and one WTA Tour singles title.

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Albert Ramos Viñolas
(Spanish Professional Tennis Player)
Albert Ramos Viñolas
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Birthdate: January 17, 1988
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

With a career-high world singles ranking of 17, Spanish tennis player Albert Ramos Viñolas has recorded wins in championships such as the Swedish Open, the Swiss Open, and the Portuguese Estoril Open. He is known for being a counterpuncher with a signature heavy topspin forehand.

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Michael Mmoh
(Tennis player)
Michael Mmoh
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Birthdate: January 10, 1998
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ivan Dodig
(Croatian Tennis Player Who Specializes in Doubles)
Ivan Dodig
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Birthdate: January 2, 1985
Birthplace: Međugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ivan Dodig is a Croatian tennis player best known for winning a silver medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Dodig, who specializes in doubles, has won two Grand Slam men's doubles titles and four Grand Slam mixed doubles titles so far. Ivan Dodig also helped his team win the prestigious Davis Cup in 2018.

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Alex Bolt
(Australian Professional Tennis Player)
Alex Bolt
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Birthdate: January 5, 1993
Birthplace: Murray Bridge, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Ana Konjuh
(Tennis Player)
Ana Konjuh
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Birthdate: December 27, 1997
Birthplace: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Ana Konjuh is a Croatian tennis player who achieved popularity as a junior player, when she won both the doubles and singles junior events at the 2013 Australian Open. She then went on to win the singles event at the US Open in the same year. Ana Konjuh won her first WTA Tour singles title at the 2015 Nottingham Open.

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David Lloyd
(English Former Professional Tennis Player and Entrepreneur)
David Lloyd
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Birthdate: January 3, 1948
Birthplace: Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England

David Lloyd is an English former professional tennis player who won the 1976 Dewar Cup in men's doubles along with his brother John Lloyd. Lloyd is credited with coaching Tim Henman and playing a major role in making him a world top 10 player. A well-known entrepreneur, David Lloyd is also credited with founding the David Lloyd Leisure Clubs.

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Mikhail Kukushkin
(Kazakhstani Professional Tennis Player)
Mikhail Kukushkin
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Birthdate: December 26, 1987
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia

Mikhail Kukushkin is a Soviet-born Kazakhstani professional tennis player who previously played for Russia. He turned pro in 2006. He reached the fourth round of the 2012 Australian Open, becoming the first player with a Kazakh passport to do so. He reached the third round in the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. His career has been badly hampered due to injuries. 

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Horia Tecău
(Former Romanian Tennis Player Who Specialized in Doubles)
Horia Tecău
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Birthdate: January 19, 1985
Birthplace: Brașov, Romania

Horia Tecău is a Romanian retired tennis player who specialized in doubles. He is best known for winning three Grand Slam titles, including the 2012 Australian Open mixed doubles. Horia Tecău also competed in the 2016 Olympic Games where he earned the silver medal for his country in the men's doubles event.

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Juan Manuel Cerúndolo
(Argentine Tennis Player)
Juan Manuel Cerúndolo
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Birthdate: January 15, 2001
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentine tennis player Juan Manuel Cerúndolo has had a career-high singles ranking of 79. He and his brother, Francisco Cerúndolo became the first brother duo, after Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev, to reach consecutive finals on the ATP Tour. He also achieved a career-high doubles ranking of 376.

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Kirsten Flipkens
(Belgian Professional Tennis Player)
Kirsten Flipkens
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Birthdate: January 10, 1986
Birthplace: Geel, Belgium

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.

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William Renshaw
(British Tennis Player During the Late 19th Century)
William Renshaw
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Birthdate: January 3, 1861
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Died: August 12, 1904
 39 
Jasmine Paolini
(Italian Tennis Player)
Jasmine Paolini
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Birthdate: January 4, 1996
Birthplace: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Sergiy Stakhovsky
(Former Ukrainian Tennis Player)
Sergiy Stakhovsky
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Birthdate: January 6, 1986
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Maddison Inglis
(Australian Tennis Player)
Maddison Inglis
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Birthdate: January 14, 1998
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Nikola Mektić
(Croatian Tennis Player Who Specializes in Doubles)
Nikola Mektić
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Birthdate: December 24, 1988
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

Nikola Mektić is a Croatian tennis player best known for winning the gold medal in the Men's Doubles event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Mektić, who specializes in doubles, won the 2020 Australian Open mixed doubles and the 2021 Wimbledon doubles. Prior to winning these titles, Nikola Mektić had won the 2018 Davis Cup for his national team.

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Kamil Majchrzak
(Polish Professional Tennis Player)
Kamil Majchrzak
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Birthdate: January 13, 1996
Birthplace: Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Bob Hewitt
(Former Australian Professional Tennis Player)
Bob Hewitt
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Birthdate: January 12, 1940
Birthplace: Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Bernabé Zapata Miralles
(Spanish Professional Tennis Player)
Bernabé Zapata Miralles
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Birthdate: January 12, 1997
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain

Bernabé Zapata Miralles is a Spanish tennis player who made his ATP main draw debut at the 2018 Geneva Open. He had his first ATP main draw win in the 2021 Dubai Tennis Championships when he beat John Millman in the first round. He emerged as the champion in the Challengers in Heilbronn and Poznan in 2021. 

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Guy Forget
(French Tennis Administrator and Retired Professional Player)
Guy Forget
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Birthdate: January 4, 1965
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Dominik Hrbatý
(Former Slovak Professional Tennis Player)
Dominik Hrbatý
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Birthdate: January 4, 1978
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia

Dominik Hrbatý is a Slovak former professional tennis player best known for his unique record of beating the Big Three in his first match against them, joining an elite list comprising only Nick Kyrgios, Lleyton Hewitt, and himself. Dominik Hrbatý is also known for winning the prestigious Hopman Cup in 2005 and 2009.

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Paul-Henri Mathieu
(French Former Professional Tennis Player)
Paul-Henri Mathieu
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Birthdate: January 12, 1982
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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María Camila Osorio Serrano
(Colombian Tennis Player)
María Camila Osorio Serrano
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Birthdate: December 22, 2001
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia

María Camila Osorio Serrano is a Colombian tennis player who competes in the WTA Tour and the ITF Circuit. She first achieved popularity in 2018 when she won silver and a bronze medal at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. María Camila Osorio Serrano also represents her country in important tournaments like the Billie Jean King Cup.

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Michaëlla Krajicek
(Dutch Former Tennis Player)
Michaëlla Krajicek
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Birthdate: January 9, 1989
Birthplace: Delft, Netherlands
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)