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)
Juan Martín del PotroJuan Martín del Potro
(Argentinian)

Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs
(American)
Madison KeysMadison Keys
(American)
Sloane StephensSloane Stephens
(American)

Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Romanian)
Dominic ThiemDominic Thiem
(Austrian)
Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)

Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)
Stan WawrinkaStan Wawrinka
(Swiss)
Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
(Australian)

Kei NishikoriKei Nishikori
(Japanese)
Victoria AzarenkaVictoria Azarenka
(Belarusian)
Martina HingisMartina Hingis
(Swiss)

Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian)
Jamie MurrayJamie Murray
(British)
Ryan SweetingRyan Sweeting
(American)

Julia GörgesJulia Görges
(German)
Carla Suárez NavarroCarla Suárez Navarro
(Spanish)
Dominika CibulkováDominika Cibulková
(Slovak)

Petra KvitováPetra Kvitová
(Czech)
Kim ClijstersKim Clijsters
(Belgian)
Michael ChangMichael Chang
(American)

David FerrerDavid Ferrer
(Spanish)
Lleyton HewittLleyton Hewitt
(Australian)
Jana NovotnáJana Novotná
(Czech)

Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
(Australian,Hungarian,British)
Gaël MonfilsGaël Monfils
(French)
Pam ShriverPam Shriver
(American)

Lindsay DavenportLindsay Davenport
(American)
Tim HenmanTim Henman
(British)
Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(American)

Justine HeninJustine Henin
(Belgian)
Jo-Wilfried TsongaJo-Wilfried Tsonga
(French)
Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
(Indian)

Tommy HaasTommy Haas
(German,American)
Ernests GulbisErnests Gulbis
(Latvian)
Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
(Ukrainian)

Annabel CroftAnnabel Croft
(British)
Jennifer CapriatiJennifer Capriati
(American)
Kaia KanepiKaia Kanepi
(Estonian)

Stan SmithStan Smith
(American)
Marat SafinMarat Safin
(Russian)
Svetlana KuznetsovaSvetlana Kuznetsova
(Russian)

Tracy AustinTracy Austin
(Australian,American)
Bethanie Mattek-SandsBethanie Mattek-Sands
(American)
Evonne Goolagong CawleyEvonne Goolagong Cawley
(Australian)

Samantha StosurSamantha Stosur
(Australian)
Patrick McEnroePatrick McEnroe
(American)
Marcos BaghdatisMarcos Baghdatis
(Cypriot)

Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
(American)
Mansour BahramiMansour Bahrami
(French)
Fernando VerdascoFernando Verdasco
(Spanish)

Ekaterina MakarovaEkaterina Makarova
(Russian)
Tomáš BerdychTomáš Berdych
(Czech)
Patty SchnyderPatty Schnyder
(Swiss)

Carlos MoyáCarlos Moyá
(Spanish)
Richard GasquetRichard Gasquet
(French)
Bernard TomicBernard Tomic
(Australian)