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.

Juan Martín del PotroJuan Martín del Potro
(Argentine)
Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)
Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)

John IsnerJohn Isner
(American)
Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Romanian)
Ryan SweetingRyan Sweeting
(American)

Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs
(American)
Sloane StephensSloane Stephens
(American)
Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian)

Victoria AzarenkaVictoria Azarenka
(Belarusian)
Dominic ThiemDominic Thiem
(Austrian)
Stan WawrinkaStan Wawrinka
(Swiss)

Martina HingisMartina Hingis
(Swiss)
Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
(Ukrainian)
Petra KvitováPetra Kvitová
(Czech)

Kei NishikoriKei Nishikori
(Japanese)
Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(American)
Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
(Indian)

Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
(Australian)
Angelique KerberAngelique Kerber
(German,Polish)
Tommy HaasTommy Haas
(German,American)

David FerrerDavid Ferrer
(Spanish)
Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
(Australian,Hungarian,British)
Lleyton HewittLleyton Hewitt
(Australian)

Michael ChangMichael Chang
(American)
Madison KeysMadison Keys
(American)
Marion BartoliMarion Bartoli
(Swiss,French)

Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
(American)
Yuki BhambriYuki Bhambri
(Indian)
Tomáš BerdychTomáš Berdych
(Czech)

Stan SmithStan Smith
(American)
Fernando VerdascoFernando Verdasco
(Spanish)
Marcos BaghdatisMarcos Baghdatis
(Cypriot)

Gaël MonfilsGaël Monfils
(French)
Marat SafinMarat Safin
(Russian)
Samantha StosurSamantha Stosur
(Australian)

Justine HeninJustine Henin
(Belgian)
Yannick NoahYannick Noah
(French)
Bernard TomicBernard Tomic
(Australian)

Julia GörgesJulia Görges
(German)
Kim ClijstersKim Clijsters
(Belgian)
Feliciano LópezFeliciano López
(Spanish)

Sam QuerreySam Querrey
(American)
Renée RichardsRenée Richards
(American)
Jennifer CapriatiJennifer Capriati
(American)

Lisa BonderLisa Bonder
(American)
Jo-Wilfried TsongaJo-Wilfried Tsonga
(French)
Lindsay DavenportLindsay Davenport
(American)

Heather WatsonHeather Watson
(British)
Richard GasquetRichard Gasquet
(French)
Bethanie Mattek-SandsBethanie Mattek-Sands
(American)

Philipp KohlschreiberPhilipp Kohlschreiber
(German)
Maria KirilenkoMaria Kirilenko
(Russian)
Svetlana KuznetsovaSvetlana Kuznetsova
(Russian)

Tracy AustinTracy Austin
(Australian,American)
René LacosteRené Lacoste
(French)
Flavia PennettaFlavia Pennetta
(Italian)

Evonne Goolagong CawleyEvonne Goolagong Cawley
(Australian)
Daria GavrilovaDaria Gavrilova
(Australian,Russian)
Pam ShriverPam Shriver
(American)