Alexander Zverev is a German tennis player. He won the 2018 ATP Finals, becoming the youngest champion at the year-end championship in 10 years. Zverev won the gold medal in the singles event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Alexander Zverev's backhand play is often regarded as one of the best in the game.
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.
Boris Becker is a German former tennis player who has three Wimbledons, one US Open, and two Australian Open titles under his belt. He also won an Olympic gold medal in men's doubles in 1992. Becker, who had a successful start to his career, struggled to cope with his early fame and success; he retired at the age of 31.
Tommy Haas is a German retired tennis player who won 15 titles in singles. He also won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Tommy Haas was renowned for his ability to play well on hard, clay, and grass surfaces. His playing career was plagued by several injuries, impairing his chances of winning grand slam titles.
Dustin Brown is a German tennis player best known for defeating Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal in the second round of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. Renowned for his speed, technique, and entertaining playing style, Dustin Brown is also famous for his dreadlocked hairstyle, which has earned him the nickname Dreddy.
Julia Görges is a retired tennis player who won five doubles and seven singles titles on the WTA Tour. She also won six doubles and six singles titles on the ITF Circuit. Görges had more Grand Slam success in doubles, reaching the semifinals three times. She also reached the finals of the 2014 French Open in the mixed doubles event.
Sabine Lisicki is a German tennis player who won the 2009 Family Circle Cup. In 2011, Lisicki made it to the semifinals of Wimbledon, becoming only the second female player to do so in Wimbledon history after entering the tournament as a wildcard. Lisicki is renowned for her powerful backhand and forehand. However, her career has been plagued by injuries.
Mischa Zverev is a Russian-born German tennis player who reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinals in 2017 after beating the then-world No. 1 Andy Murray in the fourth round of the Australian Open. Mischa Zverev has also reached the quarterfinals of other important tournaments like the 2016 Shanghai Masters.
Gottfried von Cramm was a German tennis player who won two French Open singles titles during his career. He was ranked world No. 1 in 1937 during which he won two Grand Slam doubles titles, winning the French Open and US Open that year. In 1977, Gottfried von Cramm was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Michael Stich is a German former professional tennis player. He won the 1991 Wimbledon Singles Championship after defeating Boris Becker in the final. The following year, Stich joined hands with Boris Becker to win the gold medal in the men's doubles event at the Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Stich also won other important tournaments like the 1992 Grand Slam Cup.
Andrea Petkovic is a German tennis player who has won seven WTA Tour singles titles in her career so far. She helped Germany reach the finals of the 2014 Fed Cup; the first Fed Cup finals for Germany since 1992. In 2011, Andrea Petkovic became the first German female player to be ranked inside the top 10 since 1999.
Philipp Kohlschreiber is a German tennis player. He has won seven doubles and eight singles titles on the ATP World Tour so far in his career. His best performance at Grand Slam Singles so far has been at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships where he reached the quarterfinals. An all-court and strong baseline player, Philipp Kohlschreiber also possesses great forehand play.
Karsten Braasch is a German retired tennis player. He is best known for his unusual habit of smoking cigarettes during changeovers as well as for his service motion. At the 1998 Australian Open, Karsten Braasch took part in the famous Battle of the Sexes contest, playing against Venus and Serena Williams; he won against both the sisters.
Sascha Bajin is a German tennis coach of Serbian origin. A former tennis player, Bajin achieved popularity when he started working with Serena Williams. He served as Serena's hitting partner for eight years, during which she won many titles. He is also credited with coaching Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka and helping her win two Grand Slam titles.
Jan-Lennard Struff is a German tennis player. He has won three ATP doubles titles so far in his career. Struff is best known for his strong serve. He also possesses solid backhand and a heavy forehand that helps him hit winners from the back of the court.
Laura Siegemund is a German tennis player who has won six doubles and two singles titles on the WTA Tour so far. She has also won 20 doubles and 12 singles titles on the ITF Circuit. Laura Siegemund has won two Grand Slams; the 2016 US Open mixed doubles title and the 2020 US Open doubles.
Dominik Koepfer is a German tennis player who has taken part in major tournaments, such as Wimbledon, Australian Open, French Open, and US Open. In the 2019 US Open, Dominik Koepfer reached the fourth round where he lost to Daniil Medvedev. Koepfer has also played against other top-seeded players like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
Benjamin Becker is a German former professional tennis player. Becker is best known for his performance at the 2006 US Open where he defeated Andre Agassi in the third round; it was Andre Agassi's last professional tennis match. As a result of that famous win, Benjamin Becker reached the tournament's fourth round, which is his best Grand Slam result.
Known for his powerful serves, German tennis player Yannick Hanfmann started playing professional tennis on returning home from USA in 2015 and made his ATP main draw debut in 2017, eventually achieving ATP ranking of World No. 92 in 2021. Hearing impaired since his birth, he considers his deficiency a blessing since it helps him to concentrate in the court.
Daniel Altmaier is a German professional tennis player who made his Grand Slam debut in 2020 when he qualified to participate in the French Open. He came up with an impressive performance in his debut Grand Slam tournament, defeating top-seeded players like Feliciano Lopez and Matteo Berrettini before losing to Pablo Carreño Busta in the fourth round.
Anke Huber is a German former professional tennis player. She represented her country at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. In 1992, Huber helped her team win the Fed Cup. In 1995, she joined hands with Boris Becker to win the prestigious Hopman Cup. Huber was the runner-up at the 1996 Australian Open, which is her best Grand Slam result.
Florian Mayer is a German former tennis player who won his first ATP title in 2011. Mayer caught the attention of many when he defeated Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal in the third round of the 2011 Shanghai Rolex Masters. Florian Mayer went on to win the 2016 Gerry Weber Open where he defeated Alexander Zverev in the final.
Andreas Mies is a German tennis player best known for his performance in doubles events. Mies has won two Grand Slam doubles titles along with Kevin Krawietz; they won the 2019 and 2020 French Open titles. Andreas Mies has also won four titles on the ATP Tour and has been representing his country in the Davis Cup since 2019.
Kevin Krawietz is a German tennis player who has won two Grand Slam doubles titles along with Andreas Mies; they won the 2019 and 2020 French Open titles. Krawietz has been representing his country in the Davis Cup since 2019. He also took part in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo where he participated in both mixed and men's doubles.
Michael Geserer is a German retired professional tennis player. During his career, Geserer appeared in a couple of ATP Tours as well as in the qualifying draws of all four Grand Slams. Michael Geserer took to coaching after his playing career. He is credited with coaching players like Julia Görges and Jennifer Brady.
Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe was a German field hockey and tennis player. As a tennis player, Rahe won the runner-up trophy at the 1913 Wimbledon doubles event. He also represented his country in Davis Cup. As a hockey player, Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe helped his team finish fifth in the field hockey tournament at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.