Best Female Tennis players to look out for in future

Caroline Garcia

Elina Svitolina – This Ukranian tennis star finished into top 30 this season stepping on 29th position. In singles she holds the ranking of 26 and in doubles she is on 128th spot.

Casey Dellacqua – The Australian professional tennis is currently ranked number 27th in singles and in doubles she holds World No 33 in doubles. In 2014, Dellacqua agains finished on the top 30.

Belina Bencic – This Swiss player was in the vicinity of Top 30 season. Her current WTA ranking is 37 and in doubles she holds 226 position. She is still to win a single career title.

Zarina Diyas – She made her place in the top 100 for the first time. This player from Kazakhstan holds 33rd position in WTA singles and in doubles she has 109th rank. Diyas is still to win any single title in her career.

Camila Giorgi – This French tennis player made her place in the top 50 for the first time. In singles, she holds 31st rank and in doubles she has not achieved any rank. Giorgi has still not won any single career title.

Varavara Lepchenko – Tennis player from USA has second best season till date. She is still to win any single career title along with the doubles. Her WTA single rank is 29 and in doubles it is 177.

Sloane Stephens – Stephens finished in the top 40 for the third straight time. In WTA ranking Stephens has got 41st rank and in doubles she holds 697 rank.  This United States player has not won any single WTA title yet and in doubles also she is still to make a mark.

Caroline Garcia – She finished within the top 40 and won her first WTA title at Bogota. In current WTA ranking she holds 30th and in doubles she held 30th spot. In her career till now she won single title.

Coco Vandeweghe – She entered into first top 40 for the first time. In singles she holds 32nd spot and in doubles she has 192 spot. Till now she has won 1 career title.

Klara Koukalova – This tennis player from Czech Republic entered into top 50 for the fifth season. Till now in her career she has won three titles. Koukalova sits on 43rd position and in doubles she holds 48th position.

Irina-Camelia Begu – The Romanian Tennis player posted her second best season till date finishing at number 42. At present she has won one WTA single title in her career. Her current WTA ranking is 34 and in doubles she holds 49th position.

Mona Barthel – Barthel finished in the top 50 for the third straight time.  At present she has total of 3 WTA single titles. She holds 42nd room in WTA single career title and 110th position in doubles.

Alison Riske – The US tennis player has finished in top 50 by winning first WTA title in Tianjin. Her current ranking is 45 in singles and holds 101th position in Doubles.  She has won her first WTA single title.

Roberta Vinci – Italian tennis player has entered into top 50 for the sixth straight time. Her current ranking is 40 in the WTA single and in doubles she ranks number 1. Till now Vinci has won 9 career title in singles and 25 WTA doubles titles.

Kurumi Nara – Nara entered into top 50 for the first time. Till now she has won single career title and currently ranks 44th spot in the current WTA ranking and in 239th spot in doubles.

Monica Niculescu – The Romanian player finished in top 50 for the third time. In singles, she is ranked at 57th spot and in doubles her rank is 44. In her single career till now she has won 2 titles and in doubles tally is of 4 titles.

Timea Bacsinszky – She reached in top 50 spot for the first time. In singles Bacsinszky holds 36th position and in doubles she holds the 149th position.  In her career till now she has won one single title.

Magdalena Rybarikova – This Slovakian player reached in the vicinity of top 50 spot. In singles she held the 47th position and in doubles her rank is 74th. Overall, Rybarikova has won 4 titles in the WTA singles.

Kirsten Flipkens – This Belgium tennis star reached top 50 spot for the consecutive second time. In singles Flipkens holds 59th rank and in doubles she is at 210th spot.  Till now in her career she has won single WTA title.

Heather Watson – Watson has ended in top 50 for the straight second time. In singles she has been entitled the rank of 38 and in doubles she is at 89th spot. Year to date she has won 1 title and in all tally is 2 titles.  In doubles she has won 3 titles.

Christina Mchale – The United States tennis player has reached near top 50 spot. In singles she has is on 52nd spot and in singles she holds 176th rank. Mchale is still to win any title in her career in both singles and doubles.

Kaia Kanepi – Estonian player finished near top 50 seasons this year. Kanepi ranks 48th in the WTA single and 228 in doubles.  Till now, this Estonian player has won 4 titles in singles and in doubles she is still to win one.

Lauren Davis – This US tennis player has once again equalled her own best reaching the 57th spot in the WTA single ranking. At present she holds 57th spot in singles and 309th in doubles. Davis is still to win any single or doubles title.

Annika Beck – This German tennis player has reached near top 50 in the current season. At present she holds 63rd spot in the singles and 138th in doubles.

Bojana Jovanovski – Serbian tennis upcoming player has finished near top 50 in this season. Currently she holds 65th spot in singles and 204th spot in doubles. Jovanovski has won two titles in the WTA singles.

Jana Cepelova – The Slovakian player reached near top 50 this season. In singles she holds 58th spot and 231st spot in doubles. She is still to win any single or double title.

Petra Cetkovska – The Czech Republican player has finished near top 50 this season.  In singles she has won 61st position and in doubles she holds 156th spot. In singles she has not won any title and in doubles she has won 2 titles.

Monica Puig – Puig has finished in the top 100 players for the second time. She has won 60th position in the WTA single ranking and 414th position in the doubles.  Overall, she has won single title and still to win in doubles.

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni – This German player has finished in top 100 for the first time in 15 years. In singles she won 58th position and in doubles she holds 85th position. Baroni has won 3 titles in her career in singles and 3 in doubles.

Shuai Zhang – This Chinese player has finished her second best season to date. In singles she holds 64th position and in doubles 107th position. Overall, she has won single career title and in doubles she is still to win any title.

Daniela Hantuchova – The Slovakian player has finished in top 100 for the 14 time in line. In singles, she holds 73rd rank and in doubles it is 105th spot. Till now Hantuchova has won 6 single career title in singles and 9 double career titles.

Ajla Tomljanovic – Year 2014 has been her best season to date. In singles she holds 68th position and in doubles it is 69th spot.  Tomljanovic is still to win any single and double title in her career.

Elena Vesnina – This Ukrainian tennis player has finished in top 100 for the ninth time. Vesnina holds 72nd spot in singles and 8th spot in doubles. In singles she has won 2 titles till date and 11 double titles.

Silvia Soler-Espinosa – This Spanish finished in the top 100 for the fourth consecutive time. In singles Espinosa holds 67th spot and in doubles she is at 56th number. She is still to win a single title in her career but won one in doubles.

Yaroslava Shvedova – This Russian tennis player finished in the top 100 for the seventh time. In singles she holds  51st spot and in doubles it is 31st. Till now she has won single title in her single career and 10 titles in doubles.

Kristina Mladenovic – Kristina finished in top 100 season for the third time. In singles she holds 74th spot and in doubles she is on 20th spot.  Till now she has not won any single title but clinched 8 titles in doubles.

Kiki Bertens – She finished in the top 100 season for the straight third time. In Current WTA ranking she holds 70th spot in singles and80th position in doubles. Until now she has won 1 single title and  1 double titles.

Tereza Smitkova – The Czech Republic player reached top 100 for the first time in her career. In current WTA ranking she holds 62nd spot and in doubles it is 286 rank.  She is yet to win any single or current title for now.

Jarmila Gajdosova – Slovakian tennis player has finished in the top 100 season for the first time since 2011. She is on 54th spot in current single ranking and 51st spot in doubles. In her career till now she has won 2 titles in singles.

Johanna Larsson – This is her fifth straight top 100 season. In current WTA single ranking Larsson holds 71st rank and in doubles she is on 66th spot.  Larsson has not won any singles till now but clinched 3 double titles.

Shelby Rogers –  It’s her first top 100 season and in current WTA ranking she holds 77th spot whereas in doubles she is on 243rd spot. She is still to win any single or double titles.

Talented Tennis players from current era

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Ivo Karlovic – He is the oldest player in the Top 50 and for the first time made his place in top 30.  His latest titles include (1) Bogota (Outdoor/Hard) and (1) Nottingham (Outdoor/Grass).

Leonardo Mayer – This Argentine won 28 matches that happen to be his personal best as well. His latest title include 2014 (1) Hamburg (Outdoor/Clay), 2014 (1) Vina del Mar (Outdoor/Clay) and 2011 (1) Buenos Aires (w/Marach, Outdoor/Clay).

Pablo Cuevas – Cuevas has reached his year end high of number 30th after recuperating from the Knee injury. His most recent title is 2014 (2) Umag (Outdoor/Clay) and Bastad (Outdoor/Clay).

Lukas Rosol – He has reached No 31 spot in this season, qualifying for 3 ATP World Tour finals during the year. His latest title include 2014 (1) Winston-Salem (Outdoor/Hard) and 2013 (1) Bucharest (Outdoor/Clay).

Jeremy Chardy – Chardy who is a French tennis professional made his place in the Top 30 for the first time attaining the ranking of 29th. His latest titles include 2009 (1) Stuttgart (Outdoor/Clay) and 2009 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard).

Martin Klizan – During the year end this Slovak tennis player reached 34th spot escalating 77 rankings.  His latest titles include 2014 (1) Munich (Outdoor/Clay) and 2012 (1) St. Petersburg (Indoor/Hard).

Sam Querrey – He holds number 2 spot in America and finished in Top 30 for the 3rd year in the row. His current titles include 2012 (1) Los Angeles (Outdoor/Hard), 2010 (4) Los Angeles (Outdoor/Hard), London / Queen’s Club (Outdoor/Grass), Belgrade (Outdoor/Clay), Memphis (Indoor/Hard).

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez – This Spanish player reached in the top 40 spot for consecutive second year. His latest title includes 2014 (1) Casablanca (Outdoor/Clay), 2010 (1) Bangkok (Indoor/Hard) and 2009 (1) Kitzbnhel (Outdoor/Clay).

Steve-Johnson – Johnson turned out to be one player who made maximum improvements in his play to finish within Top 50 at a yearend high.

Yen-Hsun Lu – Chinese professional player ended in top 50 attaining total of 24 matches in the season which is his career best. He reached single career final in 2014 (1) Auckland (Outdoor/Hard).

Dominic Thiem – This Austrian tennis player is the youngest one to finish in the top 50 after having an exciting season. Thiem is yet to win a single career title but reached the finals of Kitzbühel  (Outdoor/Clay) tournament.

Benjamin Becker – Also known as Benni managed to finish this year within Number 40. His recent title include 2009 (1) s-Hertogenbosch (Outdoor/Grass).

Pablo Andujar –This Spanish tennis player finished in the Top 50 for the fourth consecutive time. His latest titles include 2014 (1) Gstaad (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (1) Casablanca (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Casablanca (Outdoor/Clay).

Jack Sock – Sock is an American player who escalated almost 50 spots to reach within top 50 for the first time.

Jerzy Janowicz – For the third consecutive year Janowicz reached within top 50, qualifying 2nd ATP final at Winston-Salem in August. He is yet to win his first single career title yet but looks quite promising.

Adrian Mannarino – Mannarino who belongs to France entered into Top 50 for the first time achieving career high ranking of Number 44. Mannarino is still to win his any career single title.

Andreas Seppi – Italian Number 2, Seppi has once again entered into top 50 for the 4th straight year. His latest titles include 2012 (2) Moscow (Indoor/Hard), Belgrade (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass).

Gilles Muller – Muller finished in the top 50 for the first time and make incredible journey of crossing 319 spot to reach top 100. He has not yet won any career titles single yet.

Mikhail Youzhny – In Russia, he is number one but could not manage to stay in top 40 for the first time since 2005. His recent titles include 2013 (2) Valencia (Indoor/Hard) , Gstaad  (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (1) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard).

Denis Istomin – This Uzbekistan player ended in top 50 for the straight third year. Istomin is yet to win any titles in singles but made into the finals in 2012 and 2010.

Pablo Carreno Busta – Youngest tennis player from Spain ended in top 51 and is still to win any major title but looks promising in his career growth.

Joao Sousa – Sousa is a Portuguese player who finished in the top 100 for the third time in a row. Wining a streak of 24 matches which is also his personal best. His recent title includes 2013 (1) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard).

Simone Bolelli – In Italy, he is the third ranked tennis player and for the second straight season he finished in the top 60 and is still to win a career single title but holds lots of potential to unlock.

Bernard Tomic – He won his second ATP World tour title in Bogota in July and his recent titles include 2014 (1) Bogota (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Sydney (Outdoor/Hard).  In Australia, he is ranked number 3 tennis player.

Donald Young – This number 5th American finished in the top 60 for the straight second time. Young has not still bagged any single title but reached the singles career finals in 2011 at Bangkok open.

Marcel Granollers – This Spanish player entered the 7th ATP World Tour final in Casablanca and finished in the Top 50 for the 5th year in the row.  His recent titles include 2013 (1) Kitzbühel  (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (2) Valencia  (Indoor/Hard) , Gstaad  (Outdoor/Clay).

Vasek Pospisil – Canadian Tennis player finished in top 60 for the 2nd straight year and entered the final of Canadian ATP World Tour final in Washington.  Pospisil has still not on any single career titles yet.

Sergiy Stakhovsky – This second best tennis player from Ukraine finished in top 60 for the first time since 2010 and his recent titles include 2010 (2) New Haven  (Outdoor/Hard) , s-Hertogenbosch  (Outdoor/Grass).

Jan-Lennard Struff – Struff is a German tennis player who finished in the top 100 for the 1st time, attaining the year high of 59. Struff has not yet won single title in his career but the German has lot of potential to unleash.

Federico Delbonis – Delbonis is an Argentine Tennis player and achieved a ranking under top 60 for the second consecutive year.  His recent career titles include 2014 (1) Sao Paulo  (Indoor/Clay).

Diego Schwartzman – Another Tennis emerging player from Argentine who has not made a mark yet but showcases lots of potential and talent in the court. He finished in top 100 for the first time.

Juan Monaco – Monaco slipped out of top 50 for the first time since 2006. The Number 4 Argentine player recently won 13 (1) Dusseldorf (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (4) Kuala Lumpur (Indoor/Hard), Hamburg (Outdoor/Clay).

Albert Ramos-Vinolas – This Spanish tennis player took a spot in the top 100th for the 4th consecutive year. Vinolas has still not won any single career title but qualified for the single career finals in 2012.

Paolo Lorenzi – Italian player Lorenzi has finished the top 100 for the third straight year after qualifying to ATP World Tour final for the first time. Lorenzi has still not won any single title in  his career.

Thomaz Bellucci – This German tennis player entered into top 40 which is equal to his performance in year 2009. His recent titles include 2012 (1) Gstaad (Outdoor/Clay), 2010 (1) Santiago (Outdoor/Clay), 2009 (1) Gstaad (Outdoor/Clay).

Jiri Vesely- The tennis player is ranked number 3 in Czech and took a place in top 100 for 2nd year for the consecutive second year. His most recent title includes 2015 (1) Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Teymuraz Gabashvili – This Russian player finished in the top 70 for the second time in a row and entered three ATP World tour quarter finals. GABASHVILI has not won a single career yet but shows immense potential ahead.

Radek Stepanek – Stepanek is ranked number 4 Czech tennis player and made aplace for himself in Top 70 for 13th year in a row. His recent titles include 2011 (1) Washington  (Outdoor/Hard),2009 (2) San Jose  (Indoor/Hard) , Brisbane  (Outdoor/Hard).

Dusan Lajovic – This Serbian tennis player is behind number 1 Djokovic and ended in top 100 for the 1st time attaining the 69th position.  Lajovic has not won any single career title yet.

Mikhail Kukushkin – This player from Kazakhstan entered into top 100 for the 4th time in straight 5 years.  His recent title includes 2010 (1) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard).

Nicolas Almagro – This Spanish player finished outside top 50 for the first time since 2005 and his recent titles include 2012 (2) Nice  (Outdoor/Clay) , Sao Paulo  (Indoor/Clay),2011 (3) Nice  (Outdoor/Clay) , Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Costa Do Sauipe  (Outdoor/Clay).

Tennis Stars of Current Era

Milos Raonic

Stan Wawrinka – This Polish Tennis superstar has proved his mettle multiple times currently ranked at number 4th. He has won eight titles in total throughout his career till date. His current titles include Chennai Open 2015, ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo (Outdoor/Clay) , Australian Open  (Outdoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) 2014, Oeiras  (Outdoor/Clay) 2013, Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) 2011, Casablanca  (Outdoor/Clay) 2010 and Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) in 2006

Kei Nishikori – Japanese Tennis superstar ended 2014 season as the highest ranked Asian in ATP World Tour History posting 54 wins that is a career high for the player till date. Till date he has earned titles Tokyo  (Outdoor/Hard) , Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Barcelona  (Outdoor/Clay) , Memphis  (Indoor/Hard), Memphis  (Indoor/Hard), Tokyo  (Outdoor/Hard) and Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard)

Milos Raonic –  Canadian player who has become the first player to end the season by getting in the top 10 ranks after winning a personal best 49 matches and earning the 6th title in the ATP 500 level in Washington. Till date he has won Washington  (Outdoor/Hard),  Bangkok  (Indoor/Hard) , San Jose  (Indoor/Hard), San Jose  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) and San Jose  (Indoor/Hard).

Marin Cilic – The Croatian player ended the season as the number 9th player and earned over 50 titles for the first time in his career and achieving 4 titles along with the 1st Grand Slam at US Open. Till date he has (4) Moscow  (Indoor/Hard) , US Open  (Outdoor/Hard) , Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard) , Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard), (1) Zagreb, (2) Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) , London / Queen’s Club  (Outdoor/Grass), (1) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard), (2) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard), (2) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) and (1) New Haven  (Outdoor/Hard).

David Ferrer – Spanish Number 2 just behind Nadal remained in top 10 for the 5th straight year and 6th overall. Titles that he won include (1) Doha  (Outdoor/Hard), 2014 (1) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay),2013 (2) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard),2012 (7) ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Paris  (Indoor/Hard) , Valencia  (Indoor/Hard) , Bastad  (Outdoor/Clay) , s-Hertogenbosch  (Outdoor/Grass) , Acapulco  (Outdoor/Clay) , Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Grigor Dimitrov – This Belgium player ended his season with 11 spot posting career best of 50 matches. Currently his titles include 2014 3) London / Queen’s Club  (Outdoor/Grass) , Bucharest  (Outdoor/Clay) , Acapulco  (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Stockholm  (Indoor/Hard).

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga – For consecutive 7th year this French player has finished top 15, winning the second career ATP Masters 1000 title in Toronto. His titles include 2014 (1) ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Canada (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Marseille  (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (2) Metz  (Indoor/Hard) , Doha  (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (2) Vienna  (Indoor/Hard) , Metz  (Indoor/Hard).

Ernest Gulbis – Gulbis is a Lavatian player who has finished in the 20th spot in the season end winning a career high of 41 matches. His titles include 2014 (2) Nice (Outdoor/Clay) , Marseille  (Indoor/Hard),2013 (2) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard) , Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Los Angeles  (Outdoor/Hard), 2010 (1) Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard).

Feliciano Lopez – Lopez is ranked as number three after Nadal and Ferrer in Spain and for the first time this year took a ranking within number 15th. Currently he has 2014 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass), 2013 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass), 2010 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard), 2004 (1) Vienna (Indoor/Hard).

Roberto Bautista Agut – This year has been best for Agut in which he ended his season end of best 15 from 59. Agut has bagged titles including 2014 (2) Stuttgart (Outdoor/Clay), s-Hertogenbosch (Outdoor/Grass).

Kevin Anderson – Anderson is the first South African to play for back to back Top 20 after Wayne Ferreira from 1994-96. His single titles include 2012 (1) Delray Beach (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard).

Tommy Robredo – Robredo finished this season in the Top 20 for the 7th time. The player has earned titles and recent ones include  (2) Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) , Casablanca  (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Santiago  (Outdoor/Clay),2009 (2) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Costa Do Sauipe  (Outdoor/Clay), 2008 (1) Bsstad  (Outdoor/Clay)           .

John Isner – Isner is the American tennis superstar who finished the Top 20 for the fifth consecutive year. 2014 (2) Atlanta  (Outdoor/Hard) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (2) Atlanta  (Outdoor/Hard) , Houston  (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (2) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard) , Newport  (Outdoor/Grass), 2011 (2) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard) , Newport  (Outdoor/Grass), 2010 (1) Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Fabio Fognini – He is the only Italian tennis player after Corrado Barazzutti in 1977-78 to finish in top 20 for the second straight year. His titles include 2014 (1) Vina del Mar  (Outdoor/Clay), 2013 (2) Hamburg  (Outdoor/Clay) , Stuttgart  (Outdoor/Clay).

Gael Monfils – Monfils got to finish in Top 20 for the first time after 2011 and overall this was the fifth time when he managed to stay under the top 20. Monfils has claimed titles including 2014 (1) Montpellier (Indoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Stockholm (Indoor/Hard), 2010 (1) Montpellier (Indoor/Hard), 2009 (1) Metz (Indoor/Hard), 2005 (1) Sopot  (Outdoor/Clay).

Gilles Simon – The French tennis player sneaked into the top 25 for the sixth time in seven years and also entered ATP Masters 1000 final for the second time in Shanghai during the October tournament. Simon holds the titles such as 2013 (1) Metz (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (1) Bucharest (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (2) Hamburg  (Outdoor/Clay) , Sydney  (Outdoor/Hard),2010 (1) Metz  (Indoor/Hard), 2009 (1) Bangkok  (Indoor/Hard) among others.

David Goffin – He achieved the status of highest ranking player in Belgium with a yearend high of no 22 and won total of 24 matches in the season which also happens to be Goffin’s personal best. His titles include 2014 (2) Metz  (Indoor/Hard) , Kitzbühel  (Outdoor/Clay).

Philipp Kohlschreiber – KOHLSCHREIBER has bagged the fourth ATP title on home soil in Düsseldorf in May and for the third consecutive year has finished in the Top 25. He has bagged titles such as 2014 (1) Dusseldorf (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (1) Munich (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Halle  (Outdoor/Grass).

Julien Benneteau – Benneteau in the French tennis player who has achieved the year end ranking of number 25 following his entry in the 1st ATP Masters 1000 SF in Cincinnati and a runner up show in Kuala Lumpur. His titles include 2014 (1) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard),2013 (2) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Rotterdam  (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (2) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Sydney  (Outdoor/Hard),2011 (1) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard).

Tennis Players Who Won For Their Countries in Olympics

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John Pius Boland

John Mary Pius Boland (16 September 1870 – 17 March 1958) was an Irish Nationalist politician, and Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and as member of the Irish Parliamentary Party for South Kerry 1900-1918. He was also noteworthy as a gold medallist tennis player at the first modern Olympics

Laurence Doherty

Hugh Laurence “Laurie” Doherty (8 October 1875 in Wimbledon, London – 21 August 1919 in Broadstairs, Kent) was an English tennis player and younger brother of Reggie Doherty. He was an Olympic gold medalist in the sport.

Doherty was the shorter of the two brothers, at 5-foot-10, who played championship tennis in their native England and at Wimbledon at the turn of the century.

Beals Wright

Beals was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, the son of Cincinnati Red Stockings great George Wright and nephew of Cincinnati Red Stockings team founder Harry Wright. In 1890 Beals Wright travelled with his father George to California where he played at the Delmonte Tennis Championship in Monterey. George Wright managed the team the same year he coached at Harvard. Two Harvard University players participated in the DelMonte Tournament-the first time east coast players took on California tennis champions.

Josiah Ritchie

Major Josiah George Ritchie (18 October 1870 – 28 February 1955) was a male tennis player from Great Britain. 

He was born in Westminster and died in Ashford, Middlesex.

Educated at Brighton College, he is best remembered for being a three time medalist at the 1908 London Olympics. At the Games he won a gold (men’s singles), silver (men’s doubles) and bronze (men’s indoor singles) medal. In 1908 and 1910 he and Tony Wilding won the doubles in Wimbledon. In 1909 he lost the Wimbledon singles final. He also won the Irish championships in 1907 and the German championships 1903 – 1906 and 1908 (in 1904 and 1906 also the doubles there). In 1908 he was member of the British Davis Cup team.

Charles Winslow

Charles Lyndhurst Winslow (August 1, 1888 – September 15, 1963) was a three time Olympic tennis medalist from South Africa. He won two golden medals: men’s singles and doubles at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm. Eight years later, in Antwerp, Winslow won a bronze medal in the men’s singles event.

Louis Raymond

Louis Raymond (1895 – 1962) was a male tennis player from South Africa. At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium, he defeated Ichiya Kumagai in the finals to win the gold medal.[1]

In William Tilden’s book, The Art of Lawn Tennis, Raymond is described as a “hard working and deserving player” and someone who “attains success by industry rather than natural talent”

Vincent Richards

Vincent “Vinnie” Richards (March 20, 1903 – September 28, 1959) was a top American tennis player in the early decades of the 20th Century, particularly known as being a superlative volleyer.