Leo Tennis Players

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Roger Federer
(Tennis player)

Roger Federer
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Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Widely regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time, Roger Federer has won the most number of men's Grand Slam singles titles. He is the only person to be honored with the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award on four occasions. Despite enduring several injuries, Federer continues to dominate the tennis court.

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Pete Sampras
(Tennis player)

Pete Sampras
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Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Birthplace: Potomac, Maryland, United States

Former professional tennis player, Pete Sampras, became the winner of 14 Grand Slam singles titles during his career. He was ranked world No. 1 in 1993 and held the record for 286 weeks. Nicknamed “Pistol Pete,” the player was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007.

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Rod Laver
(Tennis player)

Rod Laver
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Birthdate: August 9, 1938
Birthplace: Rockhampton, Australia

Australian former tennis player Rod Laver is widely regarded to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He was ranked world No. 1 in nine different years. He holds 200 singles titles--the most in tennis history. He excelled on a variety of court surfaces: grass, clay, hard, carpet, and wood/parquet. The Laver Cup Tournament is named after him.

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley
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Birthdate: July 31, 1951
Birthplace: Griffith, New South Wales, Australia

Legendary Australian tennis player Evonne Goolagong Cawley was once world number 1 and the world’s first mother to earn a Wimbledon win in 66 years. A Wiradjuri Aborigine, she is now part of the International Tennis Hall of Fame and also became the Australian of the Year in 1971.

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Jim Courier
(Tennis player)

Jim Courier
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Birthdate: August 17, 1970
Birthplace: Sanford, Florida, United States

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Mats Wilander
(Tennis player)

Mats Wilander
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Birthdate: August 22, 1964
Birthplace: Växjö, Sweden

Mats Wilander is a former tennis player who won seven Grand Slam singles titles from 1982 to 1988. A former world No. 1, Wilander is one of six men to have emerged victorious in Grand Slam singles tournaments on hard courts, grass courts, and clay courts. In 2002, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. 

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Stefanos Tsitsipas
(Tennis player)

Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Birthdate: August 12, 1998
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek to win any ATP World Tour title, with his 2018 Stockholm Open win. He is the youngest player to be featured on ATP’s top 10 list and has recorded a career-high global ranking of No. 5, thus becoming the highest-ranked Greek tennis player ever.
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 8 
Victoria Azarenka
(Tennis player)

Victoria Azarenka
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Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

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Félix Auger-Aliassime
(Tennis player)

Félix Auger-Aliassime
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Birthdate: August 8, 2000
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 10 
Guillermo Vilas
(Tennis player, No. 1 of the Grand Prix seasons in 1974, 1975 and 1977)

Guillermo Vilas
8
Birthdate: August 17, 1952
Birthplace: Mar del Plata, Argentina

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Diego Schwartzman
(Tennis player)

Diego Schwartzman
5
Birthdate: August 16, 1992
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Maria Sakkari
(Tennis player)

Maria Sakkari
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Birthdate: July 25, 1995
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

The daughter of former WTA player Angelikí Kanellopoúlou, Sakkari was introduced to tennis at age six. Greek tennis sensation Maria Sakkari has had a career-high ranking of number 6 in singles. Known for her aggressive style, Sakkari was born and raised in Athens but moved to Barcelona at 18 to train.

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Vitas Gerulaitis
(Tennis player)

Vitas Gerulaitis
5
Birthdate: July 26, 1954
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 17, 1994

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Jannik Sinner
(Tennis player)

Jannik Sinner
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Birthdate: August 16, 2001
Birthplace: San Candido, Italy

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Mischa Zverev
(Tennis player)

Mischa Zverev
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Birthdate: August 22, 1987
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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.

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Mary Joe Fernández
(Tennis player)

Mary Joe Fernández
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Birthdate: August 19, 1971
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Elena Vesnina
(Tennis player)

Elena Vesnina
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Birthdate: August 1, 1986
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

Four-time Grand Slam champion Elena Vesnina has also earned two Olympic medals, which were, unfortunately lost in a theft in 2021. She has consistently been one of the top-ranked doubles players and went back to the tennis court at age 34 after a hiatus following her pregnancy.

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Robin Söderling
(Tennis player)

Robin Söderling
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Birthdate: August 14, 1984
Birthplace: Tibro, Sweden
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Renée Richards
(Tennis player)

Renée Richards
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Birthdate: August 19, 1934
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Born Richard Raskind, a boy, Renée Richards became an LGBT icon after winning a landmark case against the US Tennis Association and acquiring the right to compete in women’s tennis events in spite of her sex-change operation. She is also a qualified ophthalmologist and has trained the likes of Martina Navratilova.

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Nick Bollettieri
(Tennis Coach, Tennis Player)

Nick Bollettieri
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Birthdate: July 31, 1931
Birthplace: Pelham, New York, United States
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Katie Boulter
(Tennis Player)

Katie Boulter
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Birthdate: August 1, 1996
Birthplace: Leicester, England

Though the daughter of a tennis coach mother, Katie Boulter had initially focused on playing the piano before she deviated to tennis as a career. She first gained attention after winning the Lemon Bowl at 11 and now has five singles and four doubles titles in her kitty.

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Donald Young
(Tennis player)

Donald Young
5
Birthdate: July 23, 1989
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Alexei Popyrin
(Tennis player)

Alexei Popyrin
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Birthdate: August 5, 1999
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Alexei Popyrin is an Australian tennis player who made his Davis Cup debut in February 2019. Popyrin won his first ATP title in February 2021 when he defeated Marin Čilić and Alexander Bublik in the semifinal and final respectively to win the Singapore Open.             

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Julia Apostoli
(Tennis player)

Julia Apostoli
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Birthdate: August 13, 1964
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Julia Apostoli is a Soviet-born former professional tennis player. She has represented both the Soviet Union and Greece internationally. The daughter of football player Sergei Salnikov, she was introduced to sports as a child. She made her debut with the Soviet Union Fed Cup team in 1980.  She won a gold medal in women's doubles at the 1984 Friendship Games. 

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Denis Kudla
(Tennis Player)

Denis Kudla
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Birthdate: August 17, 1992
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine

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Karolína Muchová
(Tennis Player)

Karolína Muchová
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Birthdate: August 21, 1996
Birthplace: Olomouc, Czech Republic

Karolína Muchová is a Czech tennis player who won the 2019 Korea Open, her first title on the WTA Tour. Over the course of her career, Muchová has scored victories over popular players like Garbiñe Muguruza, Karolína Plíšková, and Ashleigh Barty. Muchová has been praised for her ability to manufacture winners from typically defensive shots like drop shots and lobs.

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Fernando González
(Tennis player)

Fernando González
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Birthdate: July 29, 1980
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

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Brad Gilbert
(Tennis player)

Brad Gilbert
3
Birthdate: August 9, 1961
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
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Petros Tsitsipas
(Tennis player)

Petros Tsitsipas
2
Birthdate: July 27, 2000
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Greek tennis player Petros Tsitsipas is the younger brother of Stefanos Tsitsipas, once world number 3 and the highest-ranked player from his country ever. Petros's wildcard entry at the 2021 Open 13 ATP tournament created a controversy regarding the misuse of contacts, as he was defeated in just 45 minutes.

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Jack Kramer
(Tennis Player)

Jack Kramer
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Birthdate: August 1, 1921
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Died: September 12, 2009

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Latisha Chan
(Tennis player)

Latisha Chan
2
Birthdate: August 17, 1989
Birthplace: Dongshi District Dongshi, Taichung County

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Jo Durie
(Tennis Player)

Jo Durie
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Birthdate: July 27, 1960
Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

Once ranked world number five, British tennis player Jo Durie has two Grand Slam titles in her kitty. She is a seven-time British National Singles winner and a nine-time British National Doubles winner. Post-retirement, she has been working as a coach and a BBC and Eurosport commentator.

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Harriet Dart
(Tennis Player)

Harriet Dart
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Birthdate: July 28, 1996
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Harriet Dart is a British tennis player who has won 14 doubles and four singles titles on the ITF Circuit so far in her career. Dart reached the finals of the mixed doubles event at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships along with Joe Salisbury and lost to Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk. This remains her best Grand Slam result to date.

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Slobodan Živojinović
(Tennis player)

Slobodan Živojinović
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Birthdate: July 23, 1963
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

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Elena Baltacha
(Tennis player)

Elena Baltacha
2
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died: May 4, 2014

Four-time winner of the AEGON Awards, Elena Baltacha was a Ukrainian-born British tennis player, who held the British No. I position for the first time at the age of nineteen. An unbelievable fighter, she continued to play despite her debilitating illness, winning matches almost till the very end, retiring from professional tennis five months before her death from liver cancer.

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Brandon Nakashima
(Tennis player)

Brandon Nakashima
2
Birthdate: August 3, 2001
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

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Nicolás Almagro
(Tennis player)

Nicolás Almagro
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Birthdate: August 21, 1985
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain

Nicolás Almagro is a Spanish former professional tennis player. He won the gold medal at the 2005 Mediterranean Games and his maiden ATP tournament title, the Open de Tenis Comunidad Valenciana, the following year. He reached the quarterfinals of the French Open on three occasions and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open once. He became a coach after retiring. 

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Peter Carter
(Tennis Player)

Peter Carter
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Birthdate: August 9, 1964
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: August 1, 2002

Remembered as the coach of tennis legend Roger Federer, Peter Carter had started off as a player but moved to coaching after his playing career was cut short due to injuries. He tragically died in a car accident at the Kruger National Park, where he was supposed to be holidaying with his wife.

 39 
Lukáš Rosol
(Czech Tennis Player Who Defeated 2-Time Wimbledon Champion Rafael Nadal During 2012 Wimbledon Championship)

Lukáš Rosol
2
Birthdate: July 24, 1985
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia

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Marc López
(Tennis player)

Marc López
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Birthdate: July 31, 1982
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Marc López is a Spanish professional tennis player who won a Grand Slam title at the 2016 French Open in men's doubles with Feliciano López as his partner. The same year, at the Rio Olympics, he won the gold medal in men's doubles for Spain partnering Rafael Nadal. Marc and Feliciano also played at the 2017 US Open. 

 41 
Marcos Giron
(Tennis player)

Marcos Giron
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Birthdate: July 24, 1993
Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California, United States

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Julian Ocleppo
(Tennis player)

Julian Ocleppo
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Birthdate: August 1, 1997
Birthplace: Monaco

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Aaron Krickstein
(Tennis player)

Aaron Krickstein
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Birthdate: August 2, 1967
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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Arthur Rinderknech
(Tennis player)

Arthur Rinderknech
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Birthdate: July 23, 1995
Birthplace: Gassin, France

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Tseng Chun-hsin
(Tennis player)

Tseng Chun-hsin
2
Birthdate: August 8, 2001
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

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Víctor Estrella Burgos
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Birthdate: August 2, 1980
Birthplace: Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

 47 
Greet Minnen
(Tennis player)

Greet Minnen
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Birthdate: August 14, 1997
Birthplace: Turnhout, Belgium

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Katrina Adams
(Tennis Player)

Katrina Adams
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Birthdate: August 5, 1968
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

A woman of many firsts, Katrina Adams is possibly best known as the first African-American and also the first former tennis player to serve as the President and CEO of the United States Tennis Association.  A double specialist, she competed on the WTA Tour for 12 years, winning twenty career double titles, reaching a career-high doubles ranking of no. 8.

 49 
Jean Borotra
(Tennis player)

Jean Borotra
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Birthdate: August 13, 1898
Birthplace: Biarritz, France
Died: July 17, 1994

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Jarkko Nieminen
(Former tennis player who turned pro in 2000; by 2013, he had achieved two ATP singles titles and two ATP doubles titles)

Jarkko Nieminen
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Birthdate: July 23, 1981
Birthplace: Masku, Finland