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Famous Tennis Players

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  • Serena Williams
    Serena Williams American tennis player (born 1981)
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    rank #1 · WDW 1k 314 170
    Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1 in women's single tennis. She has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any player in the Open Era, and the second-most of all time behind Margaret Court (24). The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time on July 8, 2002. On her sixth occasion, she held the ranking for 186 consecutive weeks, tying the record set by Steffi Graf. In total, she has been No. 1 for 319 weeks, which ranks third in the Open Era among female players behind Graf and Martina Navratilova.
  • Maria Sharapova
    Maria Sharapova Russian tennis player
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    rank #2 · WDW 4k 150 163
    Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Мария Юрьевна Шарапова, ; born 19 April 1987) is a Russian former world No. 1 tennis player. She competed on the WTA Tour from 2001 to 2020 and was ranked world No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for 21 weeks. She is one of ten women to achieve the career Grand Slam. She is also an Olympic medalist, having won silver in women's singles at the 2012 London Olympics. She has been considered as one of the best tennis competitors of her generation.
  • Ana Ivanovic
    Ana Ivanovic Serbian tennis player
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    rank #3 · WDW 1k 40 72
    Ana Schweinsteiger (Serbian: Ана Швајнштајгер / Ana Švajnštajger; born 6 November 1987), professionally known by her birth name Ana Ivanovic (Ана Ивановић / Ana Ivanović, ), is a Serbian retired professional tennis player. She was ranked No. 1 in the world in 2008 after she defeated Dinara Safina to win the 2008 French Open and held the top ranking for a total of 12 weeks. She was also the runner-up at the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open, losing to Justine Henin and Maria Sharapova respectively. She qualified for the annual WTA Tour Championships three times, in 2007, 2008 and 2014 and won the year-end WTA Tournament of Champions twice, in 2010 and 2011.
  • Gabriela Sabatini
    Gabriela Sabatini Argentine tennis player
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    rank #4 · WDW 82 70 30
    Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini (born 16 May 1970) is an Argentine-Italian former professional tennis player. A former world No. 3 in both singles and doubles, Sabatini was one of the leading players from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, amassing 41 titles. In singles, Sabatini won the 1990 US Open, the Tour Finals in 1988 and 1994, and was runner-up at Wimbledon 1991, the 1988 US Open, and the silver medalist at the 1988 Olympics. In doubles, Sabatini won Wimbledon in 1988 partnering Steffi Graf, and reached three French Open finals. Among Open era players who did not reach the world No. 1 ranking, Sabatini has the most wins over reigning world No. 1 ranked players. In 2006, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame and in 2018 Tennis Magazine ranked her as the 20th-greatest female player of the preceding 50 years.
  • Venus Williams
    Venus Williams American tennis player (born 1980)
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    rank #5 · WDW 516 38 42
    Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player. A former world No. 1 in both singles and doubles, Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles titles, five at Wimbledon and two at the US Open. She is widely regarded as one of the all-time greats of the sport.
  • Martina Hingis
    Martina Hingis Swiss tennis player
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    rank #6 · WDW 176 21 25
    Martina Hingis (born Martina Hingisová; 30 September 1980) is a Swiss former professional tennis player. She spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No. 1 and 90 weeks as doubles world No. 1, holding both No. 1 rankings simultaneously for 29 weeks. She won 5 Grand Slam singles titles, 13 Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar-year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and 7 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles; for a combined total of 25 major titles. In addition, she won the season-ending WTA Finals two times in singles and three times in doubles, an Olympic silver medal, and a record 17 Tier I singles titles.
  • Anna Kournikova
    Anna Kournikova Tennis player and model
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    rank #7 · WDW 1k 42 117
    Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova (Russian: А́нна Серге́евна Ку́рникова, born 7 June 1981) is a Russian-American former professional tennis player and television personality. Her appearance and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide. At the peak of her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name one of the most common search strings on Google Search.
  • Grigor Dimitrov
    Grigor Dimitrov Tennis player
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    rank #8 · WDW 515 3 10
    Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgarian: Григор Димитров, born 16 May 1991) is a Bulgarian professional tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking is world No. 3, which he achieved in November 2017 after winning the ATP Finals.
  • Patrick Mouratoglou
    Patrick Mouratoglou French tennis coach; founder of Mouratoglou Tennis Academy.
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    rank #9 · WDW 24 1 4
    Patrick Mouratoglou (born 8 June 1970) is a Greek-French tennis coach and sports commentator. He has been the coach of Serena Williams since June 2012.
  • Mary Pierce
    Mary Pierce American tennis player
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    rank #10 · WDW 102 4 6
    Mary Caroline Pierce (born 15 January 1975) is a retired tennis professional who represented France internationally in team competitions and the Olympics. She was born in Canada to an American father and a French mother, and holds citizenship of all three countries.
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