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
(Argentinian)
Madison KeysMadison Keys
(American)

Dominic ThiemDominic Thiem
(Austrian)
Sloane StephensSloane Stephens
(American)
Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs
(American)

John IsnerJohn Isner
(American)
Kei NishikoriKei Nishikori
(Japanese)
Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)

Caroline WozniackiCaroline Wozniacki
(Danish)
Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Romanian)
Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
(Australian)

Martina HingisMartina Hingis
(Swiss)
Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian)
Ryan SweetingRyan Sweeting
(American)

Stan WawrinkaStan Wawrinka
(Swiss)
Angelique KerberAngelique Kerber
(German,Polish)
Carla Suárez NavarroCarla Suárez Navarro
(Spanish)

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(American)
Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
(Ukrainian)
Michael ChangMichael Chang
(American)

Lleyton HewittLleyton Hewitt
(Australian)
Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
(Indian)
Victoria AzarenkaVictoria Azarenka
(Belarusian)

Pam ShriverPam Shriver
(American)
Jamie MurrayJamie Murray
(British)
Stan SmithStan Smith
(American)

Jo-Wilfried TsongaJo-Wilfried Tsonga
(French)
Lindsay DavenportLindsay Davenport
(American)
Kim ClijstersKim Clijsters
(Belgian)

Petra KvitováPetra Kvitová
(Czech)
Marat SafinMarat Safin
(Russian)
Jennifer CapriatiJennifer Capriati
(American)

Dominika CibulkováDominika Cibulková
(Slovak)
Yannick NoahYannick Noah
(French)
Justine HeninJustine Henin
(Belgian)

Richard GasquetRichard Gasquet
(French)
Bethanie Mattek-SandsBethanie Mattek-Sands
(American)
Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
(American)

Kaia KanepiKaia Kanepi
(Estonian)
Philipp KohlschreiberPhilipp Kohlschreiber
(German)
David FerrerDavid Ferrer
(Spanish)

Fernando VerdascoFernando Verdasco
(Spanish)
Tommy HaasTommy Haas
(German,American)
Murphy JensenMurphy Jensen
(American)

Patrick McEnroePatrick McEnroe
(American)
Gaël MonfilsGaël Monfils
(French)
Tomáš BerdychTomáš Berdych
(Czech)

Bernard TomicBernard Tomic
(Australian)
Samantha StosurSamantha Stosur
(Australian)
Evonne Goolagong CawleyEvonne Goolagong Cawley
(Australian)

Renée RichardsRenée Richards
(American)
João SousaJoão Sousa
(Portuguese)
Gustavo KuertenGustavo Kuerten
(Brazilian)

Jana NovotnáJana Novotná
(Czech)
René LacosteRené Lacoste
(French)
Julia GörgesJulia Görges
(German)

Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
(Australian,Hungarian,British)
Brad GilbertBrad Gilbert
(American)
Mark PhilippoussisMark Philippoussis
(Australian)