List of famous tennis players with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Tennis players are the sports persons who play tennis professionally and participate in regional, national and international tournaments. Tennis is a highly competitive sport and one needs to be trained for a career as a professional tennis player from a young age. Tennis is played either between two individuals competing against each other, or between two teams consisting of two players each. Tennis has its origins in 12th century France when people played by striking a ball with the palm of their hands. The game evolved with time and racquets came into use by the16th century, and modern tennis as we known the game today developed in the mid-19th century. Tennis is a very popular game and is played by millions of people of all age groups all over the world. A well loved spectator sport, several tennis tournaments are held worldwide. It is also an Olympic sport and also a part of the Summer Paralympic programme. Being a professional tennis player is physically as well as mentally demanding. To play tennis at the professional level one needs to be passionate about the game, exhibit a competitive spirit, train rigorously and maintain a high level of fitness. Browse this section to learn about the life and works of various famous tennis players from all over the world.

Andy MurrayAndy Murray
(British)

Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs
(American)
Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)
Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)

Juan Martín del PotroJuan Martín del Potro
(Argentine)
John IsnerJohn Isner
(American)
Ryan SweetingRyan Sweeting
(American)

Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Romanian)
Sloane StephensSloane Stephens
(American)
Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian)

Victoria AzarenkaVictoria Azarenka
(Belarusian)
Mary CarilloMary Carillo
(American)
Martina HingisMartina Hingis
(Swiss)

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(American)
Stan WawrinkaStan Wawrinka
(Swiss)
Kei NishikoriKei Nishikori
(Japanese)

Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
(Australian)
Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
(Indian)
Angelique KerberAngelique Kerber
(German,Polish)

Tommy HaasTommy Haas
(German,American)
Lleyton HewittLleyton Hewitt
(Australian)
Dominic ThiemDominic Thiem
(Austrian)

Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
(Ukrainian)
David FerrerDavid Ferrer
(Spanish)
Bernard TomicBernard Tomic
(Australian)

Michael ChangMichael Chang
(American)
Marat SafinMarat Safin
(Russian)
Marcos BaghdatisMarcos Baghdatis
(Cypriot)

Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
(American)
Fernando VerdascoFernando Verdasco
(Spanish)
Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
(Australian,Hungarian,British)

Stan SmithStan Smith
(American)
Yannick NoahYannick Noah
(French)
Madison KeysMadison Keys
(American)

Yuki BhambriYuki Bhambri
(Indian)
Marion BartoliMarion Bartoli
(Swiss,French)
Renée RichardsRenée Richards
(American)

Justine HeninJustine Henin
(Belgian)
Sam QuerreySam Querrey
(American)
Jennifer CapriatiJennifer Capriati
(American)

Lisa BonderLisa Bonder
(American)
Kim ClijstersKim Clijsters
(Belgian)
Tomáš BerdychTomáš Berdych
(Czech)

René LacosteRené Lacoste
(French)
Gaël MonfilsGaël Monfils
(French)
Lindsay DavenportLindsay Davenport
(American)

Feliciano LópezFeliciano López
(Spanish)
Richard GasquetRichard Gasquet
(French)
Philipp KohlschreiberPhilipp Kohlschreiber
(German)

Samantha StosurSamantha Stosur
(Australian)
Petr KordaPetr Korda
(Czech)
Tracy AustinTracy Austin
(Australian,American)

Pam ShriverPam Shriver
(American)
Evonne Goolagong CawleyEvonne Goolagong Cawley
(Australian)
Mark PhilippoussisMark Philippoussis
(Australian)

Gustavo KuertenGustavo Kuerten
(Brazilian)
Murphy JensenMurphy Jensen
(American)
Marcelo RíosMarcelo Ríos
(Chilean)

Bethanie Mattek-SandsBethanie Mattek-Sands
(American)
Arantxa Sánchez VicarioArantxa Sánchez Vicario
(Spanish)
Guillermo VilasGuillermo Vilas
(Argentine)