Carlos Moyá is a Spanish retired tennis player best known for his efforts that earned Spain the Davis Cup in 2004. A former world No. 1, Moyá won the 1998 French Open where he beat Àlex Corretja in the final. Since his retirement, Moyá has focused on his coaching career. Since 2016, he has been working as Rafael Nadal’s coach.
The second-highest ranked Austrian tennis player of all time, Dominic Thiem became the first Austrian to win the singles title at a US Open when he came back from two sets down to beat Alexander Zverev in the 2020 US Open final. At the 2019 BNP Paribas Open, he defeated Roger Federer to win his first Masters 1000 title.
Tomáš Berdych is a Czech retired tennis player. Renowned for his powerful serve and forehand, Berdych is often counted among the best players to have never won a grand slam title. One of the most popular players to have emerged from the Czech Republic, Tomáš Berdych helped his team win the Davis Cup in 2012 and 2013.
Feliciano López made history by becoming the first male tennis player from Spain to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1972. With a career-high ranking of 12 in singles, he also became the 10th active player to cross the 500-win mark in singles. He is also known for his trademark serve-volley tennis.
Apart from being the mother of tennis players Andy and Jamie Murray, Judy Murray is also a celebrated tennis coach and had initially coached both her sons. A talented tennis player in her youth, she now owns a charity, too. She was also seen in the dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing.
Sabine Lisicki is a German tennis player who won the 2009 Family Circle Cup. In 2011, Lisicki made it to the semifinals of Wimbledon, becoming only the second female player to do so in Wimbledon history after entering the tournament as a wildcard. Lisicki is renowned for her powerful backhand and forehand. However, her career has been plagued by injuries.
Carla Suárez Navarro is a Spanish retired tennis player who won three doubles and two singles titles on the WTA tour during her playing career. Suárez was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2020. She was declared cancer-free in 2021 and made a comeback. Suárez Navarro retired in 2021 after Spain was knocked out of the Billie Jean King Cup Finals.
Born in Canada, Greg Rusedski initially played junior tennis as a Canadian player but later moved to Britain, where he adopted a British citizenship and subsequently began representing Britain in the game. His greatest win has been the 1998 ATP Masters Series, in which he defeated then-number-one Pete Sampras.
Tim Henman is a British former tennis player who won 15 ATP titles, including 11 singles titles. In 1996, he won a silver medal in the men's doubles event at the Atlanta Olympics. In 1998, Henman reached the semi-finals of the Wimbledon singles championship, becoming the first male player from the UK to do so since Roger Taylor in 1973.
Mikael Ymer is a Swedish professional tennis player. He came into prominence in 2015, when he won his second European Championships title after defeating Bernabé Zapata Miralles. Mikael Ymer is currently the No. 1 player in Sweden.
Andrea Petkovic is a German tennis player who has won seven WTA Tour singles titles in her career so far. She helped Germany reach the finals of the 2014 Fed Cup; the first Fed Cup finals for Germany since 1992. In 2011, Andrea Petkovic became the first German female player to be ranked inside the top 10 since 1999.
Cameron Norrie is a British tennis player. He has won three Challenger singles titles and one ATP Tour title. He reached the third round of the 2021 Wimbledon, becoming one of the three Brits to play at the third round of Wimbledon since the British trio of Danny Sapsford, Greg Rusedski, and Tim Henman in 1999.
Former UK number one, John Lloyd is a British tennis player-turned-commentator with three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles in his kitty. He and his former wife, once-world-number-one tennis player Chris Evert, formed a power couple, though he was often overshadowed by his wife. He is also a prostate cancer survivor.
Tsvetana Pironkova became the first Bulgarian tennis player to reach semi-final of a Grand Slam in singles after defeating five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams at 2010 Wimbledon Championships. Following this Pironkova attained her highest singles ranking of No. 31 in September that year. She bagged a title in Sydney and in 2020 won the Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year Award.
Miomir Kecmanovic is a Serbian tennis player who has won one doubles and one singles ATP titles so far. His best Grand Slam result so far has been his advancement to the fourth round at the 2022 Australian Open.
Vera Zvonareva is a Russian tennis player with 12 WTA Tour singles titles, including the 2009 Indian Wells Masters, to her name. She has also won five Grand Slam titles in doubles. She started playing tennis as a child and turned professional in 2000. She has degrees in physical education and international economic relations. She is married to Alexander Kucher.
Sergio Tacchini is a former professional tennis player turned fashion designer. He entered the Tennis Club of Milan as a teenager and went on to have a successful career in the sport. He then quit tennis to design sportswear and launched his own brand. He initially designed elegant and stylish tennis wear and eventually branched out to other sports.
Francesca Jones is a British tennis player who has won six ITF Circuit titles so far in her career. Jones has managed to establish herself as a tennis player despite suffering from a rare genetic condition known as Ectrodactyly Ectodermal Dysplasia; she was born with only seven toes on each leg and three fingers and a thumb on each hand.
Aslan Karatsev is a Russian professional tennis player who has achieved a career-high singles ranking by the ATP at world No.19. He won the silver medal with Elena Vesnina in mixed doubles at the 2020 Summer Olympics and his first ATP singles title at the 2021 Dubai Open, where he beat South African Lloyd Harris in the final.
British tennis player Anne Keothavong, hailed for winning 28 titles on the ITF Women's Circuit, played her first professional match at age of fourteen, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No. 48 at twenty-five. Retired from professional tennis in 2013, she continued to remain associated with the game, captaining Great Britain Fed Cup team from 2017 to 2019.
Irina-Camelia Begu is a Romanian tennis player who has represented her country at important tournaments like the Fed Cup and Olympic Games. She also competes in Grand Slam events, reaching the semifinals of the 2018 Australian Open and the 2021 French Open in women's doubles events.
Former tennis star from Norway, Christian Ruud had a career-high ranking of 39 in singles and was the highest-ranked Norwegian male tennis player to compete on the ATP Tour, until his son, Casper Ruud, broke his record. He also coached his son to become world number 7 in singles.
Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers was a British tennis player who won seven Wimbledon singles titles in an illustrious career that spanned more than 25 years. At the 1908 Summer Olympics, Lambert Chambers won the gold medal in the singles event. She also won the 1925 Wightman Cup. In 1981, she was inducted posthumously into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Yaroslava Shvedova is a Kazakhstani former professional tennis player who has won one singles title and 13 doubles titles on the WTA Tour. She has also won four singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She achieved a golden set at Wimbledon in her match against Sara Errani in 2012. She is the mother of twins.
Anna Karolína Schmiedlová is a Slovak professional tennis player who has won three singles WTA Tour titles in her career so far. She has also won the ITF Women's World Tennis Tour titles on 12 occasions. Anna Karolína Schmiedlová competes in both singles and doubles events in Grand Slams and other prestigious tournaments like the Billie Jean King Cup.
Winner of two singles and four doubles titles on the WTA Tour, Russian tennis player Margarita Gasparyan began her professional career in 2010, quickly winning nine singles and eight doubles titles on ITF Circuit before shifting to WTA Tours. A regular on Grand Slam tournaments and Fed Cup, she reached her career-high rankings, both in doubles and singles, in 2016.