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Tennis players established themselves as stars in a variety of ways — some through prowess, and some through their outrageous personality. Some also revolutionized the way the game was played, by bringing either power or new strategies to the court. But most importantly, they won, especially at the major tournaments where the pressure was the highest.
Tennis Australia acknowledges that the AO is held on Aboriginal Land and we extend our respects to the Traditional Owners, their ancestors and Elders past, present and emerging and to all First Nations People.
Find out more about the greatest Australian Tennis Players, including Lleyton Hewitt, Nick Kyrgios, Pat Rafter, Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall. Rod Laver. 09 August 1938. Tennis player. Pat Rafter. 28 December 1972. Tennis Player. Mark Philippoussis. 07 November 1976. Tennis Player. Roy Emerson. 03 November 1936. Tennis Player. Nick Kyrgios. 27 April 1995. Tennis player. Johanna Konta. 17 May.
Russian connection shines strongly through many Australian Open stars. Many of the stories emerging from this year’s first Slam have a Russian twist, including Anisimova, Kenin and Zverev.
Rod Laver, Australian tennis player, the second male player in the history of the game (after Don Budge in 1938) to win the four major singles championships (Australian, French, British (Wimbledon), and U.S.) in one year (1962) and the first to repeat this Grand Slam (1969). Learn more about Laver’s life and career.
Established in 1993, the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame is one of the highest honours Australian tennis players can receive.
All the latest breaking news on Roger Federer. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Roger Federer.
Which female tennis star won three mixed doubles Grand Slam titles in 2015 with partner Leander Paes? Which male tennis player made it to eight consecutive US open finals in the eighties? Which female player has won a career Grand Slam by winning Wimbledon in 2004, the US Open in 2006, the Australian Open in 2008, and the French Open in 2012?
Most Dramatic Tennis Australian Open Moments. In its 110 year history the Tennis Australian Open and its spectators saw thousands of brilliantly played matches between some of the world’s best match play champion’s; however, some of these matches became moments in history to be remembered because their light shone just a little brighter than all the other stars over the years.
We start our list of Beautiful Female Tennis Players 2020 with a Russian beauty, Maria Sharapova. She achieved 36 WTA and 4 ITF career titles in her career till now. Sharapova is also the highest-paid athlete and also gets the position of the most marketable athlete in 2016. She is a right-handed tennis star with the ability of two-handed backhand.
Serving up a list of the best tennis players from Australia, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Australia has produced some exceptionally talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Australian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Australia and are aspire to play tennis professionally.
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Nick Kyrgios Photos - Nick Kyrgios of Australia serves against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during his men's singles first round match on Day One of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
Federer has won a male record 16 Grand Slam singles titles, holding at least one Grand Slam title every single week from Wimbledon 2003 until the Australian Open in 2011. He is one of seven male players to capture the career Grand Slam and one of three (with Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal) to do so on three different surfaces (clay, grass and hard courts). Many sports analysts, tennis critics.
The statistic ranks male professional tennis players (active and retired) by the number of Wimbledon titles won since the beginning of the Open Era in 1968.
From Australia's peak in the 1979 World Championship, where the men achieved a ranking of 12 in the world and the women were number 25, the 1980's saw the Australian men slowly slide down the ladder as their competitors in Europe and Asia became increasingly professional in their approach to table tennis. Australia's women have fought hard during this period, and with the help of some Chinese.
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