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.

John IsnerJohn Isner
(American)
Angelique KerberAngelique Kerber
(German,Polish)
Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Romanian)

Dominic ThiemDominic Thiem
(Austrian)
Sloane StephensSloane Stephens
(American)
Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)

Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)
Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs
(American)
Juan Martín del PotroJuan Martín del Potro
(Argentinian)

Stan WawrinkaStan Wawrinka
(Swiss)
Victoria AzarenkaVictoria Azarenka
(Belarusian)
Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
(Australian)

Martina HingisMartina Hingis
(Swiss)
Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian)
Madison KeysMadison Keys
(American)

Ryan SweetingRyan Sweeting
(American)
Julia GörgesJulia Görges
(German)
Petra KvitováPetra Kvitová
(Czech)

Jamie MurrayJamie Murray
(British)
Kei NishikoriKei Nishikori
(Japanese)
Gaël MonfilsGaël Monfils
(French)

Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
(Australian,Hungarian,British)
Jana NovotnáJana Novotná
(Czech)
Kim ClijstersKim Clijsters
(Belgian)

Lleyton HewittLleyton Hewitt
(Australian)
Dominika CibulkováDominika Cibulková
(Slovak)
Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
(Ukrainian)

Tim HenmanTim Henman
(British)
Justine HeninJustine Henin
(Belgian)
Ernests GulbisErnests Gulbis
(Latvian)

Michael ChangMichael Chang
(American)
Tommy HaasTommy Haas
(German,American)
Marion BartoliMarion Bartoli
(Swiss,French)

Jo-Wilfried TsongaJo-Wilfried Tsonga
(French)
Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
(Indian)
Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(American)

Marat SafinMarat Safin
(Russian)
Lindsay DavenportLindsay Davenport
(American)
Annabel CroftAnnabel Croft
(British)

Jennifer CapriatiJennifer Capriati
(American)
Evonne Goolagong CawleyEvonne Goolagong Cawley
(Australian)
Fernando VerdascoFernando Verdasco
(Spanish)

David FerrerDavid Ferrer
(Spanish)
Samantha StosurSamantha Stosur
(Australian)
Tracy AustinTracy Austin
(Australian,American)

Bernard TomicBernard Tomic
(Australian)
Maria KirilenkoMaria Kirilenko
(Russian)
Tomáš BerdychTomáš Berdych
(Czech)

Richard GasquetRichard Gasquet
(French)
Laura RobsonLaura Robson
(British)
Sabine LisickiSabine Lisicki
(German)

Sam QuerreySam Querrey
(American)
Robin SöderlingRobin Söderling
(Swedish)
Mansour BahramiMansour Bahrami
(French)

Feliciano LópezFeliciano López
(Spanish)
Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
(American)
Carlos MoyáCarlos Moyá
(Spanish)

Arantxa Sánchez VicarioArantxa Sánchez Vicario
(Spanish)
Ken RosewallKen Rosewall
(Australian)
Stan SmithStan Smith
(American)