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.

Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Romanian)
Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs
(American)
Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
(Australian)

Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian)
Andy MurrayAndy Murray
(British)
Angelique KerberAngelique Kerber
(German,Polish)

Lleyton HewittLleyton Hewitt
(Australian)
Ryan SweetingRyan Sweeting
(American)
Bernard TomicBernard Tomic
(Australian)

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

Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
(Ukrainian)
Sloane StephensSloane Stephens
(American)
Daria GavrilovaDaria Gavrilova
(Australian,Russian)

Madison KeysMadison Keys
(American)
Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(American)
Mark PhilippoussisMark Philippoussis
(Australian)

Kei NishikoriKei Nishikori
(Japanese)
Samantha StosurSamantha Stosur
(Australian)
Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
(Australian,Hungarian,British)

Marat SafinMarat Safin
(Russian)
Pancho SeguraPancho Segura
(American)
Kim ClijstersKim Clijsters
(Belgian)

Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
(Indian)
John IsnerJohn Isner
(American)
Darren CahillDarren Cahill
(Australian)

Justine HeninJustine Henin
(Belgian)
Ken RosewallKen Rosewall
(Australian)
Pam ShriverPam Shriver
(American)

Yannick NoahYannick Noah
(French)
Stan SmithStan Smith
(American)
Jennifer CapriatiJennifer Capriati
(American)

David FerrerDavid Ferrer
(Spanish)
Pat CashPat Cash
(Australian)
Lindsay DavenportLindsay Davenport
(American)

Evonne Goolagong CawleyEvonne Goolagong Cawley
(Australian)
Tommy HaasTommy Haas
(German,American)
Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
(American)

Mansour BahramiMansour Bahrami
(French)
Tim HenmanTim Henman
(British)
Jamie MurrayJamie Murray
(British)

Bethanie Mattek-SandsBethanie Mattek-Sands
(American)
Rohan BopannaRohan Bopanna
(Indian)
Petr KordaPetr Korda
(Czech)

Fernando VerdascoFernando Verdasco
(Spanish)
Laura RobsonLaura Robson
(British)
Casey DellacquaCasey Dellacqua
(Australian)

Sabine LisickiSabine Lisicki
(German)
Andrea PetkovicAndrea Petkovic
(German)
Dinara SafinaDinara Safina
(Russian)

Alexandr DolgopolovAlexandr Dolgopolov
(Ukrainian)
David NalbandianDavid Nalbandian
(Armenian,Argentine)
Greg RusedskiGreg Rusedski
(British)

Mardy FishMardy Fish
(American)
Todd WoodbridgeTodd Woodbridge
(Australian)
Sam QuerreySam Querrey
(American)

Murphy JensenMurphy Jensen
(American)
Juan Carlos FerreroJuan Carlos Ferrero
(Spanish)
Mary PierceMary Pierce
(Canadian,French)

Dustin BrownDustin Brown
(German)
Patrick McEnroePatrick McEnroe
(American)
Mary CarilloMary Carillo
(American)

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