An impressive doubles tennis player, Sania Mirza has six Grand Slam titles under her belt. A former doubles world No. 1, Sania Mirza is one of the greatest Indian female tennis players ever. In 2005, Sania Mirza was named in Time magazine's 50 Heroes of Asia list. In 2016, she was named in the magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.
Roy Emerson is a former tennis player from Australia. A former world No. 1, Emerson won 16 Grand Slam doubles titles and 12 Grand Slam singles titles, which includes a career Grand Slam in both singles and doubles. Emerson went on to achieve another career Grand Slam, becoming the first man to complete a double career Grand Slam in singles.
Sofia Kenin is an American tennis player who won her first Grand Slam title in 2020 when she defeated Garbiñe Muguruza in the Australian Open. By virtue of her Australian Open triumph, Sofia Kenin received the prestigious WTA Player of the Year award in the same year. She is renowned for her persistent determination and mental toughness.
11 Julia Görges
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.
13 Caty McNally
Australian former tennis player Mark Philippoussis is nicknamed The Scud for his missile-like deliveries. The former world number 8 singles player has two Davis Cups in his kitty and is now a famous reality TV star. He once went bankrupt but has since recovered and now owns a clothing brand.
Tennis player-turned-commentator Andrew Castle was once UK number one and also boasts of three ATP men’s doubles titles. As a presenter, he has worked with broadcasting companies such as Sky, BBC, LBC, and ITV. He has also been part of a BAFTA-nominated BBC tennis commentary team.
19 Radu Albot
21 Paula Badosa
Winner of one WTA singles title, three WTA 125K series titles and seven singles titles on the ITF Circuit, Ekaterina Alexandrova is a Russian tennis player, currently living in Prague. Coached by her father, she first came to limelight in 2016 when she clinched her fifth ITF title and made her WTA Tour singles debut. She achieved her best singles ranking of No. 25 on 17 February 2020.
23 Maika Rivera
The daughter of a table tennis player father, Liudmila Samsonova began playing tennis at age 6 and grew up to represent not just her country, Russia, but also Italy, in professional tennis. A lifelong fan of Maria Sharapova, she specializes in the forehand shot and enjoys playing on hard court.
27 Oceane Dodin
Primarily known for his ITF and ATP Challenger title wins, Prajnesh Gunneswaran is the highest-ranked Indian singles tennis player at present. He also won an Asian Games bronze for India in Jakarta in 2018. He was also nominated for the Arjuna Award by the AITA in 2021.
30 Lukáš Lacko
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.
32 Marc Rosset
34 Paul McNamee
Ramkumar Ramanathan made history by becoming the second Indian tennis player to make it to the ATP world tour singles final. Though critics call him inconsistent, he is considered powerful on court for his serve and forehand. He began training in tennis at age 5 and now trains at a Barcelona academy.
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42 Larry Scott
Larry Scott, who was once a popular tennis player, has also been a WTA CEO. A Harvard graduate, he led the tennis team there, too. A former Pac-12 commissioner, he also runs a successful TV business, the Pac-12 Networks, in collaboration with ESPN and Fox Sports.
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48 Dmitry Popko
Dmitry Popko is a Russian-born Kazakhstani professional tennis player who represents Kazakhstan at the prestigious Davis Cup. He has a career high ATP singles ranking of No. 162.
John Bromwich was an Australian tennis player who twice won the Australian Championships singles title. Despite being a natural left-hander, he hit his serve with his right hand. He is considered one of the first great players to use a two-handed backhand. He was a brilliant doubles player and won 13 men's doubles titles and four mixed doubles titles.