Leo Tennis Players

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 1 Roger Federer

Roger Federer
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 2 Pete Sampras

Pete Sampras
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 3 Rod Laver

Rod Laver
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
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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 4 Jim Courier

Jim Courier
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sanford, Florida, United States
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 5 Evonne Goolagong Cawley

Evonne Goolagong Cawley
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 6 Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
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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 7 Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 12, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
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

Victoria Azarenka
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 9 Diego Schwartzman

Diego Schwartzman
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 10 Guillermo Vilas

Guillermo Vilas
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 11 Jannik Sinner

Jannik Sinner
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 16, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Candido, Italy

 12 Maria Sakkari

Maria Sakkari
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
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 13 Vitas Gerulaitis

Vitas Gerulaitis
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 17, 1994

 14 Félix Auger-Aliassime

Félix Auger-Aliassime
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 15 Mischa Zverev

Mischa Zverev
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 16 Alexei Popyrin

Alexei Popyrin
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 5, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
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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 17 Mary Joe Fernández

Mary Joe Fernández
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 18 Robin Söderling

Robin Söderling
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tibro, Sweden
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 19 Elena Vesnina

Elena Vesnina
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 20 Nick Bollettieri

Nick Bollettieri
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Famous As: Tennis Coach, Tennis Player
Birthdate: July 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pelham, New York, United States
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 21 Katie Boulter

Katie Boulter
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 22 Renée Richards

Renée Richards
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
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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 23 Karolína Muchová

Karolína Muchová
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Olomouc, Czech Republic

 24 Donald Young

Donald Young
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Famous As: tennis player
Birthdate: July 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago
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 25 Julia Apostoli

Julia Apostoli
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
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. 

 26 Fernando González

Fernando González
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santiago

 27 Denis Kudla

Denis Kudla
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine

 28 Elena Baltacha

Elena Baltacha
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
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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 29 Jo Durie

Jo Durie
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: July 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 30 Brad Gilbert

Brad Gilbert
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

 31 Latisha Chan

Latisha Chan
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dongshi District Dongshi, Taichung County

 32 Brandon Nakashima

Brandon Nakashima
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 3, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

 33 Petros Tsitsipas

Petros Tsitsipas
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 27, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

 34 Harriet Dart

Harriet Dart
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: July 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 35 Slobodan Živojinović

Slobodan Živojinović
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

 36 Jack Kramer

Jack Kramer
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Died: September 12, 2009

 37 Nicolás Almagro

Nicolás Almagro
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
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. 

 38 Peter Carter

Peter Carter
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
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 Sumit Nagal

Sumit Nagal
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jaitpur, Haryana, India

Sumit Nagal is an Indian tennis player best known for his effort at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships where he won the boys' doubles title along with Vietnamese player Lý Hoàng Nam, becoming only the sixth Indian to win a junior Grand Slam. Nagal has been a regular member of India's Davis Cup squad since 2018. 

 40 Julian Ocleppo

Julian Ocleppo
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monaco

 41 Lukáš Rosol

Lukáš Rosol
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brno

 42 Lu Yen-hsun

Lu Yen-hsun
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taoyuan, Taiwan

 43 Marc López

Marc López
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
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. 

 44 Aaron Krickstein

Aaron Krickstein
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

 45 Greet Minnen

Greet Minnen
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turnhout, Belgium

 46 Víctor Estrella Burgos

Víctor Estrella Burgos
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

 47 Katrina Adams

Katrina Adams
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 48 Tseng Chun-hsin

Tseng Chun-hsin
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 8, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 49 Jean Borotra

Jean Borotra
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 13, 1898
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Biarritz, France
Died: July 17, 1994

 50 Marcos Giron

Marcos Giron
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California, United States