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)
Ryan SweetingRyan Sweeting
(American)

René LacosteRené Lacoste
(French)

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(American)

Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Romanian)
Flavia PennettaFlavia Pennetta
(Italian)

Lleyton HewittLleyton Hewitt
(Australian)
Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
(Indian)

Kei NishikoriKei Nishikori
(Japanese)

David FerrerDavid Ferrer
(Spanish)

Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian)
Marat SafinMarat Safin
(Russian)

Jamie MurrayJamie Murray
(British)
Victoria AzarenkaVictoria Azarenka
(Belarusian)

Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
(Australian)

Buster MottramBuster Mottram
(British)

James BlakeJames Blake
(American)
Tomáš BerdychTomᚠBerdych
(Czech)

Stan SmithStan Smith
(American)
John IsnerJohn Isner
(American)

Kim ClijstersKim Clijsters
(Belgian)

Justine HeninJustine Henin
(Belgian)

Yannick NoahYannick Noah
(French)
Juan Martín del PotroJuan Martín del Potro
(Argentine)

Jennifer CapriatiJennifer Capriati
(American)
Renée RichardsRenée Richards
(American)

Pam ShriverPam Shriver
(American)

Roberta VinciRoberta Vinci
(Italian)

Pancho SeguraPancho Segura
(American)
Ken RosewallKen Rosewall
(Australian)

Melanie OudinMelanie Oudin
(American)
Guillermo VilasGuillermo Vilas
(Argentine)

Bernard TomicBernard Tomic
(Australian)

Mark PhilippoussisMark Philippoussis
(Australian)

Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs
(American)
Angelique KerberAngelique Kerber
(German,Polish)

Tommy HaasTommy Haas
(German,American)
Lindsay DavenportLindsay Davenport
(American)

Rohan BopannaRohan Bopanna
(Indian)

Tim HenmanTim Henman
(British)

Vijay AmritrajVijay Amritraj
(Indian)
Maria KirilenkoMaria Kirilenko
(Russian)

Dinara SafinaDinara Safina
(Russian)
Timea BacsinszkyTimea Bacsinszky
(Swiss)

David NalbandianDavid Nalbandian
(Armenian,Argentine)

Samantha StosurSamantha Stosur
(Australian)

Sabine LisickiSabine Lisicki
(German)
Anastasia PavlyuchenkovaAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova
(Russian)

Heather WatsonHeather Watson
(British)
Arantxa Sánchez VicarioArantxa Sánchez Vicario
(Spanish)

Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
(American)

Evonne Goolagong CawleyEvonne Goolagong Cawley
(Australian)

Mary PierceMary Pierce
(Canadian,French)
Laura RobsonLaura Robson
(British)

Nikolay DavydenkoNikolay Davydenko
(Russian)
Tracy AustinTracy Austin
(American)

Carlos MoyáCarlos Moyá
(Spanish)

Robin SöderlingRobin Söderling
(Swedish)

Yevgeny KafelnikovYevgeny Kafelnikov
(Russian)
Juan Carlos FerreroJuan Carlos Ferrero
(Spanish)

Bethanie Mattek-SandsBethanie Mattek-Sands
(American)
Dustin BrownDustin Brown
(German)

Andrea PetkovicAndrea Petkovic
(German)

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