List of female tennis players

This is a list of highly-ranked international female tennis players. To qualify for inclusion in this list, a player must satisfy at least one of the following notability criteria:

* In singles, she must have reached the WTA Top 200 world rankings on or after January 1, 2000, or the WTA Top 100 world rankings before January 1, 2000, and the ranking must be verifiable.

* In doubles, she must have won at least one WTA ranking event.

* In singles, she must have reached at least the quarterfinals of at least one Grand Slam tournament before the inception of the WTA world rankings system.

"Note": Players who have won more than one Grand Slam singles title or have been ranked World No. 1 in singles have been put in bold font so as to stand out.

A

* Ivana Abramovic (Croatia)
* Monique Adamczak (Australia)
* Katrina Adams (USA)
* Ekaterina Afinogenova (Russia)
* Roberta Alison (USA)
* Lauren Albanese (USA)
* Louise Allen (USA)
* Maria Fernanda Alves (Brazil)
* Akgul Amanmuradova (Uzbekistan)
* Sanja Ancic (Croatia)
* Maret Ani ()
* Olena Antypina (Ukraine)
* Sabine Appelmans ()
* Nicole Arendt (USA)
* Maria Jose Argeri (Argentina)
* Greta Arn (Germany)
* Laura Arraya Gildemeister (Peru)
* Jeanne Arth (USA)
* Sofia Arvidsson (Sweden)
* Shinobu Asagoe (Japan)
* Teryn Ashley (USA)
* Cilly Aussem (Germany) - 1931 French Championships champion • 1931 Wimbledon Championships champion
* Tracy Austin (USA) - 1979/1981 US Open champion • Ranked World No. 1 for 22 weeks
* Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)

B

* Meike Babel (Germany)
* Lubomira Bacheva (Bulgaria)
* Angelika Bachmann (Germany)
* Timea Bacsinszky (Switzerland)
* Dianne Fromholtz Balestrat (Australia)
* Elena Baltacha (Scotland)
* Sybille Bammer (Austria)
* Olga Barabanschikova (Belarus)
* Catherine Barclay (Australia)
* Vasilisa Bardina (Russia)
* Sue Barker (United Kingdom) - 1976 French Open champion
* Adriana Barna (Germany)
* Anca Barna (Germany)
* Kristina Barrois (Germany)
* Jane "Peaches" Bartkowicz (USA)
* Marion Bartoli (France)
* Csilla Bartos (Switzerland)
* Carling Bassett-Seguso (Canada)
* Yayuk Basuki (Indonesia)
* Joan Hartigan Bathurst (Australia) - 1933/1934/1936 Australian Championships champion
* Nathalie Baudone (Italy)
* Daja Bedanova (Czech Republic)
* Chantal Beetham (Canada)
* Petra Begerow (Germany)
* Céline Beigbeder (France)
* Iveta Benesova (Czech Republic)
* Camille Benjamin (USA)
* Maria Francesca Bentivoglio (Italy)
* Eva Bes (Spain)
* Pauline Betz Addie (USA) - 1942/1943/1944/1946 U.S. Championships champion • 1946 Wimbledon Championships champion
* Yulia Beygelzimer (Ukraine)
* Louise Bickerton (Australia)
* Bea Bielik (USA)
* Eva Birnerova (Czech Republic)
* Cara Black (Zimbabwe)
* Olga Blahotova (Czech Republic)
* Radka Bobkova (Czech Republic)
* Katerina Bohmova (Czech Republic)
* Manon Bollegraf (Holland)
* Nancye Wynne Bolton (Australia) - 1937/1940/1946/1947/1948/1951 Australian Championships champion
* Alona Bondarenko (Ukraine)
* Kateryna Bondarenko (Ukraine)
* Lisa Bonder-Kreiss (USA)
* Federica Bonsignori (Italy)
* Kristie Boogert (Netherlands)
* Sarah Borwell (United Kingdom)
* Kornelia Bouman (Netherlands)
* Elena Bovina (Russia)
* Nicole Bradtke (Australia)
* Kristina Brandi (Puerto Rico)
* Nina Bratchikova (Russia)
* Severine Bremond (France)
* Alberta Brianti (Italy)
* Elena Brioukhovets (URS)
* Marguerite Broquedis (France) - 1913/1914 French Championships champion • 1912 World Hard Court Championships champion
* Louise Brough Clapp (USA) - 1947 U.S. Championships champion • 1950 Australian Championships champion • 1948/1949/1950/1955 Wimbledon Championships champion
* Mary Browne (USA) - 1912/1913/1914 U.S. Championships champion
* Maria Bueno (Brazil) - 1959/1960/1964 Wimbledon Championships champion • 1959/1963/1964/1966 U.S. Championships champion
* May Sutton Bundy (USA) - 1905/1907 Wimbledon Championships champion • 1904 U.S. Championships champion
* Bettina Bunge (Germany)
* Elise Burgin (USA)
* Coral Buttsworth (Australia) - 1931/1932 Australian Championships champion
* Angela Buxton (United Kingdom)
* Mihaela Buzarnescu (Romania)
* Ekaterina Bychkova (Russia)
* Jenny Byrne (Australia)

C

* Estrella Cabeza Candela (Spain)
* Sandra Cacic (USA)
* Els Callens (Belgium)
* Maria Elena Camerin (Italy)
* Alice Canepa (Italy)
* Jennifer Capriati (USA) - 2001/2002 Australian Open champion • 2001 French Open champion • 1992 Olympic gold medalist • ranked World No. 1 for 17 weeks
* Ansley Cargill (USA)
* Mary Carillo (USA)
* Larissa Carvalho (Brazil)
* Rosemary Casals (USA)
* Myriam Casanova (Switzerland)
* Giulia Casoni (Italy)
* Catalina Castano (Colombia)
* Vilmarie Castellvi Castillo (Puerto Rico)
* Naomi Cavaday (United Kingdom)
* Cathy Caverzasio (Italy)
* Helen Gourlay Cawley (Australia)
* Sandra Cecchini (Italy)
* Ludmila Cervanova (Slovakia)
* Petra Cetkovska (Czech Republic)
* Margalita Chakhnashvili (Georgia)
* Anna Chakvetadze (Russia)
* Dorothea Chambers (aka Dorothea Douglass and Dorothea Lambert) (United Kingdom) - 1903/1904/1906/1910/1911/1913/1914 Wimbledon champion • 1908 Olympic gold medalist
* Chan Chin-wei (Taiwan)
* Chan Yung-jan (Taiwan)
* Chen Yanchong (China)
* Dorothy Bundy Cheney (USA) - 1938 Australian Championships champion
* Jane Chi (USA)
* Denisa Chladkova (Czech Republic)
* Cho Yoon-jeong (Korea)
* Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia)
* Halle Cioffi (USA)
* Sorana Cirstea (Romania)
* Kim Clijsters (Belgium) - 2005 US Open champion • 2002/2003 WTA Tour Championships champion • 2001 Fed Cup champion • ranked World No. 1 for 19 weeks
* Amelie Cocheteux (France)
* Amanda Coetzer (South Africa)
* Stephanie Cohen-Aloro (France)
* Julie Coin (France)
* Patricia Coleman (Australia)
* Maureen Connolly Brinker (USA) - 1953 Australian Championships champion • 1953/1954 French Championships champion • 1952/1953/1954 Wimbledon champion • 1951/1952/1953 U.S. Championships champion
* Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA) - 1941/1945 U.S. Championships champion
* Charlotte Cooper (United Kingdom) - 1895/1896/1898/1901/1908 Wimbledon champion • 1900 Olympic gold medalist
* Belinda Cordwell (New Zealand)
* Alize Cornet (France)
* Margaret Court (aka Margaret Smith) (Australia) - 1960/1961/1962/1963/1964/1965/1966/1969/1970/1971/1973 Australian Open champion • 1962/1964/1969/1970/1973 French Open champion • 1963/1965/1970 Wimbledon champion • 1962/1965/1968/1969/1970/1973 US Open champion. One of three players to have won every possible title (singles, same-sex doubles, mixed doubles) at all four Grand Slam events.
* Laurence Courtois (Belgium)
* Daphne Akhurst Cozens (Australia) - 1925/1926/1928/1929/1930 Australian Championships champion
* Jorgelina Cravero (Argentina)
* Marjorie Cox Crawford (Australia)
* Jill Craybas (USA)
* Catalina Cristea (Romania)
* Isabel Cueto (Germany)
* Carrie Cunningham (USA)
* Melinda Czink (Hungary)

D

* Cecilia Dahlman (Sweden)
* Nanne Dahlman (Finland)
* Mary Lou Daniels (USA)
* Eleni Daniilidou (Greece)
* Kimiko Date (Japan)
* Lindsay Davenport (USA) - 1998 US Open champion • 1999 Wimbledon champion • 2000 Australian Open champion • 2000 Fed Cup champion • ranked World No. 1 for 98 weeks
* Surina de Beer (South Africa)
* Erika de Lone (USA)
* Rossana de los Rios (Paraguay)
* Mariaan de Swardt (South Africa)
* Stephanie de Ville (Belgium)
* Alexia Dechaume (aka Alexia Dechaume-Balleret) (France)
* Nathalie Dechy (France)
* Casey Dellacqua (AUS)
* Elena Dementieva (Russia) - 2005 Fed Cup champion • 2008 Olympic gold medalist
* Isabelle Demongeot (France)
* Corinna Dentoni (Italy)
* Caroline Dhenin (France)
* Niege Dias (Brazil)
* Mariana Diaz-Oliva (Argentina)
* Julie Ditty (USA)
* Lottie Dod (United Kingdom) - 1887/1888/1891/1892/1893 Wimbledon champion
* Jelena Dokic (Australia / Yugoslavia)
* Marta Domachowska (Poland)
* Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain)
* Evie Dominikovic (Australia)
* Sandra Dopfer (Austria)
* Vera Douchevina (aka Vera Dushevina) (Russia)
* Ruxandra Dragomir (Romania)
* Maureen Drake (Canada)
* Stephanie Dubois (Canada)
* Nina Duebbers (Germany)
* Gisela Dulko (Argentina)
* Annette Van Zyl DuPlooy (South Africa)
* Margaret Osborne duPont (USA) - 1946/1949 French Championships champion • 1948/1949/1950 U.S. Championships champion • 1947 Wimbledon champion
* Mariana Duque Marino (Colombia)
* Jo Durie (United Kingdom)
* Francoise Durr (France) - 1967 French Championships champion
* Eva Dyrberg (Denmark)
* Ekaterina Dzehalevich (Belarus)

E

* Katja Ebbinghaus (Germany)
* Silvia (Farina) Elia (Italy)
* Anita Lizana de Ellis (Chile) - 1937 U.S. Championships champion
* Annabel Ellwood (Australia)
* Mana Endo (Japan)
* Marina Erakovic (New Zealand)
* Nadine Ercegovic (Croatia)
* Sara Errani (Italy)
* Soledad Esperon (Argentina)
* Chris Evert (USA) - 1974/1975/1979/1980/1983/1985/1986 French Open champion • 1974/1976/1981 Wimbledon champion • 1975/1976/1977/1978/1980/1982 US Open champion • 1982/1984 Australian Open champion • 1977/1978/1979/1980/1981/1982/1986/1987/1989 Fed Cup champion • ranked World No. 1 for 262 weeks

F

* Donna Faber (USA)
* Rosalyn Fairbank (aka Rosa Fairbank-Nideffer / Ros Nideffer) (USA)
* Donna Floyd Fales (USA)
* Silvia Farina Elia (Italy)
* Christelle Fauche (Switzerland)
* Jo-Anne Faull (Australia)
* Evelyn Fauth (Austria)
* Yuliana Fedak (Ukraine)
* Youlia Fedossova (France)
* Patty Fendick (USA)
* Sophie Ferguson (Australia)
* Clarisa Fernandez (Argentina)
* Gigi Fernandez (Puerto Rico)
* Mary Joe Fernandez (United States)
* Linda Ferrando (Italy)
* Louise Field (Australia)
* Eva Fislova (Slovakia)
* Joyce Fitch (Australia)
* Beverly Baker Fleitz (USA)
* Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium)
* Galina Fokina (Russia)
* Stephanie Foretz (France)
* Silke Frankl (Germany)
* Amy Frazier (USA)
* Shirley Fry Irvin (USA) - 1957 Australian Championships champion • 1951 French Championships champion • 1956 Wimbledon champion • 1956 U.S. Championships champion • One of nine women to have won each Grand Slam singles tournament at least once in her career
* Ryoko Fuda (Japan)
* Rika Fujiwara (Japan)
* Bettina Fulco (aka Bettina Fulco-Villella) (Argentina)
* Alexandra Fusai (France)

G

* Giulia Gabba (Italy)
* Emmanuelle Gagliardi (Switzerland)
* Maria Jose Gaidano (Argentina)
* Jarmila Gajdosova (Australia)
* Edina Gallovits (Romania)
* Tathiana Garbin (Italy)
* Paula Garcia (Spain)
* Maria Vanina Garcia Sokol (Argentina)
* Zina Garrison (aka Zina Garrison Jackson) (USA)
* Laura Garrone (Italy)
* Angelica Gavaldon (Mexico)
* Stephanie Gehrlein (Germany)
* Adriana Gersi (Czech Republic)
* Althea Gibson (USA) - 1956 French Championships champion • 1957/1958 Wimbledon Championships champion • 1957/1958 United States Championships champion
* Laura Arraya Gildemeister (Peru)
* Andrea Glass (Germany)
* Kitty McKane Godfree (United Kingdom) - 1924/1926 Wimbledon Championships champion
* Kristin Godridge (Australia)
* Julia Goerges (Germany)
* Madalina Gojnea (Romania)
* Laura Golarsa (Italy)
* Sabrina Goles (Croatia)
* Tatiana Golovin (France)
* Maria Goloviznina (Russia)
* Sara Gomer (United Kingdom)
* Evonne Goolagong Cawley (Australia) - 1974/1975/1976/1977(Dec.) Australian Open Champion • 1971 French Open champion • 1971/1980 Wimbledon champion
* Ines Gorrochategui (Argentina)
* Olga Govortsova (Belarus)
* Carole Caldwell Graebner (USA)
* Debbie Graham (USA)
* Rita Grande (Italy)
* Natalie Grandin (South Africa)
* Laura Granville (USA)
* Steffi Graf (Germany) - 1988/1989/1990/1994 Australian Open champion • 1987/1988/1993/1995/1996/1999 French Open champion • 1988/1989/1991/1992/1993/1995/1996 Wimbledon champion • 1988/1989/1993/1995/1996 US Open champion • ranked World No. 1 for 377 weeks
* Rita Grande (Italy)
* Laura Granville (USA)
* Anna-Lena Gronefeld (Germany)
* Marzia Grossi (Italy)
* Anne Grossman (USA)
* Magdalena Grzybowska (Poland)
* Zsofia Gubacsi (Hungary)
* Carly Gullickson (USA)
* Kerry-Anne Guse (Australia)
* Natalia Gussoni (Argentina)

H

* Karina Habsudova (Slovakia)
* Sabine Hack (Germany)
* Patricia Ward Hales (United Kingdom)
* Julie Halard-Decugis (France)
* Sylvia Hanika (Germany)
* Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) - 2002 Fed Cup champion
* Darlene Hard (USA) - 1960 French Championships champion • 1960/1961 U.S. Championships champion
* Ashley Harkleroad (USA)
* Anna McCune Harper (USA)
* Maureen "Peanut" Louie Harper (USA)
* Sylvia Lance Harper (Australia) - 1924 Australian Championships champion
* Kerry Harris (Australia)
* Doris Hart (USA) - 1949 Australian Championships champion • 1950/1952 French Championships champion • 1951 Wimbledon Championships champion • 1954/1955 U.S. Championships champion • First woman to win all possible titles (singles, women's doubles, mixed doubles) from all four Grand Slam events
* Kathy Harter (USA)
* Linda Harvey-Wild (aka Linda Wild) (USA)
* Barbara Hawcroft (Australia)
* Renee Schuurman Haygarth (South Africa)
* Angela Haynes (USA)
* Julie Heldman (USA)
* Ginger Helgeson (aka Ginger Helgeson Nielsen) (USA)
* Justine Henin (Belgium) - 2003/2005/2006/2007 French Open champion • 2003/2007 US Open champion • 2004 Australian Open champion • 2006/2007 WTA Tour Championships champion • 2001 Fed Cup champion • 2004 Olympic gold medalist • ranked World No. 1 for 125 weeks
* Vanessa Henke (Germany)
* Ann Henricksson (USA)
* Nathalie Herreman (France)
* Blanche Bingley Hillyard (United Kingdom) - 1886/1890/1894/1897/1899/1900 Wimbledon champion
* Martina Hingis (Switzerland) - • 1997/1998/1999 Australian Open champion • 1997 Wimbledon champion • 1997 US Open champion • 1998/2000 WTA Tour Championships champion • ranked World No. 1 for 209 weeks
* Rika Hiraki (Japan)
* Shiho Hisamatsu (Japan)
* Tereza Hladikova (Czech Republic)
* Jennifer Hopkins (USA)
* Nell Hall Hopman (Australia)
* Amanda Hopmans (Netherlands)
* Kathy Horvath (USA)
* Lucie Hradecka (Czech Republic)
* Eva Hrdinova (Czech Republic)
* Stanislava Hrozenska (Slovakia)
* Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan)
* Hu Na
* Anke Huber (Germany) - 1992 Fed Cup champion
* Liezel Huber (South Africa / USA)
* Lesley Hunt (Australia)
* Janette Husarova (Slovakia)
* Patricia Hy (aka Patricia Hy-Boulais) (Canada)

I

* Kumiko Iijima (Japan)
* Etsuko Inoue (Japan)
* Marissa Irvin (USA)
* Ekaterina Ivanova (Russia)
* Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) - 2008 French Open champion

J

* Jamea Jackson (USA)
* Helen Jacobs (USA) - 1932/1933/1934/1935 U.S. Championships champion • 1936 Wimbledon champion • 11-time runner-up in Grand Slam singles tournaments
* Tatyana Jecmenica (Yugoslavia)
* Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (Poland)
* Andrea Jaeger (USA)
* Nicole Jagerman (aka Nicole Muns-Jagerman) (Holland)
* Michelle Jaggard-Lai (Australia)
* Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) - Ranked as World No. 1
* Mima Jausovec (Slovenia) - 1977 French Open champion
* Monique Javer (United Kingdom)
* Jeon Mi-Ra (Korea)
* Sonya Jeyaseelan (Canada)
* Alina Jidkova (Russia)
* Mathilde Johansson (France)
* Ann Haydon Jones (United Kingdom) - 1961/1966 French Championships champion • 1969 Wimbledon champion
* Betina Jozami (Argentina)
* Mervana Jugic-Salkic (Bosnia)

K

* Yone Kamio (Japan)
* Petra Kamstra (Netherlands)
* Jana Kandarr (Germany)
* Kaia Kanepi (Estonia)
* Angeliki Kanellopoulou (Greece)
* Aniko Kapros (Hungary)
* Sesil Karatantcheva (Bulgaria)
* Lilian Kelaidis-Drescher (Switzerland)
* Helen Kelesi (Canada)
* Audra Keller (USA)
* Fern "Peachy" Kellmeyer (USA)
* Anne Keothavong (United Kingdom)
* Angelique Kerber (Germany)
* Maya Kidowaki (Japan)
* Akiko Kijimuta (Japan)
* Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Germany)
* Billie Jean King (USA) - 1966/1967/1968/1972/1973/1975 Wimbledon champion • 1967/1971/1972/1974 US Open champion • 1968 Australian Open champion • 1972 French Open champion • ranked as World No. 1
* Vania King (USA)
* Maria Kirilenko (Russia)
* Jessica Kirkland (USA)
* Sabine Klaschka (Germany)
* Sandra Kleinova (Czech Republic)
* Andreja Klepac (Slovenia)
* Alisa Kleybanova (Russia)
* Sandra Kloesel (Germany)
* Karin Knapp (Italy)
* Dorothy Head Knode (USA)
* Marketa Kochta (Germany)
* Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Germany)
* Raquel Kops-Jones (USA)
* Zsuzsi Kormoczy (Hungary)
* Mariya Koryttseva (Ukraine)
* Anna Korzeniak (Poland)
* Jelena Kostanic Tosic (aka Jelena Kostanic) (Croatia)
* Evgenia Koulikovskaya (Russia)
* Anna Kournikova (Russia)
* Michaella Krajicek (Netherlands)
* Karen Krantzcke (Australia)
* Lina Krasnoroutskaya (Russia)
* Alexandra Kravets (Ukraine)
* Anne Kremer (Luxembourg)
* Katerina Kroupova (Czechoslovakia)
* Joannette Kruger (South Africa)
* Karin Kschwendt (Germany)
* Alla Kudryavtseva (Russia)
* Caroline Kuhlman (USA)
* Regina Kulikova (Russia)
* Lubomira Kurhajcova (Slovakia)
* Darya Kustova (aka Darya Kustava) (Belarus)
* Rita Kuti Kis (Hungary)
* Zuzana Kucova (Slovakia)
* Viktoriya Kutuzova (Ukraine)
* Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) - 2004 US Open champion • 2007 Fed Cup champion
* Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic)

L

* Florencia Labat (Argentina)
* Emma Laine (Finland)
* Bianka Lamade (Germany)
* Nelly Adamson Landry (France) - 1948 French Championships champion
* Petra Langrova (Czechoslovakia)
* Laura Lapi (Italy)
* Anna Lapushchenkova (Russia)
* Michelle Larcher de Brito (Portugal)
* Ethel Thomson Larcombe (United Kingdom) - 1912 Wimbledon champion
* Larsson, Johanna (Sweden)
* Janet Lee (Taiwan)
* Lee Ye-Ra (Korea)
* Lindsay Lee-Waters (aka Lindsay Lee) (USA)
* Jan Lehane O'Neill (Australia)
* Suzanne Lenglen (France) - 1914/1921/1922/1923 World Hard Court Championships champion • 1919/1920/1921/1922/1923/1925 Wimbledon champion • 1925/1926 French Championships champion (open to international competitors) • 1920/1921/1922/1923 French Championships champion (open only to members of French tennis clubs)
* Gala Leon Garcia (Spain)
* Varvara Lepchenko (USA / Uzbekistan)
* Li Fang (China)
* Li Na (China)
* Li Ting (China)
* Kelly Liggan (Ireland)
* Elena Likhovtseva (Russia)
* Catarina Lindqvist (Sweden)
* Evgenia Linetskaya (Russia)
* Sabine Lisicki (Germany)
* Ivana Lisjak (Croatia)
* Dorothy Round Little (United Kingdom) - 1934/1937 Wimbledon champion • 1935 Australian Championships champion
* Liu Nan-Nan (China)
* Nuria Llagostera Vives (Spain)
* Emilie Loit (France)
* Thelma Coyne Long (Australia) - 1952/1954 Australian Championships champion
* Sarah Loosemore (United Kingdom)
* Peanut Louie-Harper (USA)
* Francesca Lubiani (Italy)
* Mirjana Lucic (Croatia)
* Tetiana Luzhanska (Ukraine)
* Oxana Lyubtsova (Ukraine)

M

* Cammy Macgregor (USA)
* Caroline Maes (Belgium)
* Gretchen Magers (USA)
* Jennifer Magley (USA)
* Iva Majoli (Croatia) - 1997 French Open champion
* Ekaterina Makarova (Russia)
* Elena Makarova (Russia)
* Katerina Maleeva (Bulgaria)
* Magdalena Maleeva (Bulgaria)
* Manuela Maleeva Fragniere (Bulgaria)
* Tatjana Malek (Germany)
* Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (Norway & USA) - 1915/1916/1917/1918/1920/1921/1922/1926 U.S. Championships champion • 1912 Olympic bronze medalist
* Sanda Mamic (Croatia)
* Vesna Manasieva (Russia)
* Hana Mandlikova (Czechoslovakia/Australia) - 1980/1987 Australian Open champion • 1981 French Open champion • 1985 US Open champion
* Petra Mandula (Hungary)
* Eugenia Maniokova (Russia)
* Alice Marble (USA)
* Melanie Marois (Canada)
* Katalin Marosi (Hungary)
* Marta Marrero (Spain)
* Norma Marsh (Australia)
* Petra Martic (Croatia)
* Stacy Martin (USA)
* Veronika Martinek (Germany)
* Conchita Martinez (Spain) - 1994 Wimbledon champion
* Conchita Martinez Granados (Spain)
* Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (Spain)
* Sandra Martinovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
* Marion Maruska (Austria)
* Helga Niessen Masthoff (Germany)
* Simona Matei (Romania)
* Maja Matevzic (Slovenia)
* Simone Mathieu (France) - 1938/1939 French Championships champion
* Bethanie Mattek (USA)
* Amelie Mauresmo (France) - 2006 Australian Open champion • 2006 Wimbledon champion • 2005 WTA Tour Championships champion • 2003 Fed Cup champion • World No. 1 in 2004 and 2006
* Patricia Mayr (Austria)
* Kelly McCain (USA)
* Meredith McGrath (USA)
* Lori McNeil (USA)
* Rachel McQuillan (Australia)
* Lisa Mcshea (Australia)
* Anabel Medina Garrigues (Spain)
* Natalia Medvedeva (URS)
* Silke Meier (Germany)
* Leila Meskhi (URS)
* Yvonne Meusburger (Austria)
* Florenta Mihai (Romania)
* Magda Mihalache (Romania)
* Marie-Gaiane Mikaelian (Switzerland)
* Anne Miller (aka Annie Miller) (USA)
* Anne Minter (Australia)
* Sania Mirza (India)
* Nana Miyagi (Japan)
* Corinne Molesworth (United Kingdom)
* Margaret Molesworth (Australia) - 1922/1923 Australian Championships champion
* Alicia Molik (Australia)
* Dominique Monami (aka Dominique Van Roost) (Belgium)
* Angeles Montolio (Spain)
* Jessica Moore (Australia)
* Bahia Mouhtassine (MAR)
* Helen Wills Moody (USA) - 1923/1924/1925/1927/1928/1929/1931 U.S. Championships champion • 1927/1928/1929/1930/1932/1933/1935/1938 Wimbledon champion 1928/1929/1930/1932 • French Championships champion
* Sally Moore (USA)
* Corina Morariu (USA)
* Akiko Morigami (Japan)
* Ayumi Morita (Japan)
* Olga Morozova (Russia)
* Angela Mortimer Barrett (United Kingdom) - 1955 French Championships champion • 1958 Australian Championships champion • 1961 Wimbledon champion
* Catherine Mothes (France)
* Martina Muller (Germany)
* Anastasia Myskina (Russia) - 2004 French Open champion • 2004/2005 Fed Cup champion

N

* Sandra Nacuk (Yugoslavia)
* Kyoko Nagatsuka (Japan)
* Betsy Nagelsen (USA)
* Kira Nagy (Hungary)
* Henrieta Nagyova (Slovakia)
* Aiko Nakamura (Japan)
* Junri Namigata (Japan)
* Martina Navratilova (Czechoslovakia [Czech] /USA) - 1978/1979/1982/1983/1984/1985/1986/1987/1990 Wimbledon champion • 1981/1983/1985 Australian Open champion • 1982/1984 French Open champion • 1983/1984/1986/1987 US Open champion • ranked World No. 1 for 331 weeks • one of three players to have won every possible title (singles, same-sex doubles, mixed doubles) at all four Grand Slam events.
* Larisa Savchenko Neiland (Latvia)
* Jana Nejedly (Canada)
* Lenka Nemeckova (Czech Republic)
* Virag Nemeth (Hungary)
* Monica Niculescu (Romania)
* Pavlina Stoyanova Nola (Bulgaria)
* Hanna Nooni (Sweden)
* Seda Noorlander (Netherlands)
* Jana Novotna (Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic) - 1998 Wimbledon champion
* Katarzyna Nowak (Poland)

O

* Katie O'Brien (United Kingdom)
* Saori Obata (Japan)
* Tzipora Obziler (Israel)
* Yola Ramirez Ochoa (Mexico)
* Katja Oeljeklaus (Germany)
* Seiko Okamoto ((Japan)
* Ioana Raluca Olaru (Romania)
* Aleksandra Olsza (Poland)
* Zuzana Ondraskova (Czech Republic)
* Romina Oprandi (Italy)
* Miriam Oremans (Netherlands)
* Lilia Osterloh (USA)
* Nadejda Ostrovskaya (Belarus)
* Nika Ozegovic (Croatia)

P

* Ksenia Palkina (Kyrgyzstan)
* Elena Pampoulova (Bulgaria)
* Jelena Pandzic (Croatia)
* Tatiana Panova (Russia)
* Pascale Paradis-Mangon (aka Pascale Paradis) (France)
* Sung-Hee Park (Korea)
* Pauline Parmentier (France)
* Arantxa Parra Santonja (Spain)
* Michaela Pastikova (Czech Republic)
* Tamira Paszek (Austria)
* Barbara Paulus (Austria)
* Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia)
* Mercedes Paz (Argentina)
* Shahar Peer (Israel)
* Marie-Eve Pelletier (Canada)
* Peng Shuai (China)
* Flavia Pennetta (Italy)
* Tatiana Perebiynis (Ukraine)
* Teliana Pereira (Brazil)
* Flora Perfetti (Italy)
* Anda Perianu (Romania)
* Shenay Perry (USA)
* Ksenia Pervak (Russia)
* Kveta Peschke (Czech Republic)
* Andrea Petkovic (Germany)
* Nadia Petrova (Russia)
* Eva Pfaff (Germany)
* Terry Phelps (USA)
* Virginie Pichet (France)
* Katia Piccolini (Italy)
* Frederica Piedade (Portugal)
* Mary Pierce (France) - 1995 Australian Open champion • 2000 French Open champion
* Camille Pin (France)
* Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria)
* Tina Pisnik (Slovenia)
* Sarah Pitkowski (France)
* Anastasia Pivovarova (Russia)
* Gloria Pizzichini (Italy)
* Sylvia Plischke (Austria)
* Kimberly Po (USA)
* Claudia Porwik (Germany)
* Jana Pospisilova (Czechoslovakia)
* Barbara Potter (USA)
* Tatiana Poutchek (Belarus)
* Olga Poutchkova (Russia)
* Wynne Prakusya (Indonesia)
* Nicole Pratt (Australia)
* Sandra Reynolds Price (South Africa)
* Wiltrud Probst (Germany)
* Nicole Provis (Australia)
* Libuse Prusova (Czech Republic)

Q

* Karine Quentrec (France)

R

* Kristine Radford (Australia)
* Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland)
* Urszula Radwanska (Poland)
* Regina Rajchrtova (Czechoslovakia)
* Dally Randriantefy (Madagascar)
* Sunitha Rao (India / USA)
* Lisa Raymond (USA)
* Virginie Razzano (France)
* Samantha Reeves (USA)
* Raffaella Reggi (aka Raffaella Reggi-Concato) (Italy)
* Stephanie Rehe (USA)
* Kerry Melville Reid (Australia) - 1977 (Jan.) Australian Championships champion
* Ronni Reis (USA)
* Elna Reinach (South Africa)
* Beate Reinstadler (Austria)
* Mary Carter Reitano (Australia) - 1956/1959 Australian Championships champion
* Aravane Rezai (aka Aravane Rezai Bidakhavidi) (France)
* Nancy Richey Gunter (USA) - 1967 Australian Championships champion • 1968 French Open champion
* Ludmila Richterova (Czech Republic)
* Kathy Rinaldi (USA)
* Brie Rippner (USA)
* Petra Ritter (aka Petra Schwarz-Ritter) (Austria)
* Barbara Rittner (Germany)
* Esna Boyd Robertson (Australia) - 1927 Australian Championships champion
* Lorraine Coghlan Robinson (Australia)
* Evgeniya Rodina (Russia)
* Anastasia Rodionova (Russia)
* Angelika Roesch (Germany)
* Ahsha Rolle (USA)
* Barbara Romano (Italy)
* Stephanie Rottier (Netherlands)
* Capucine Rousseau (France)
* Virginia Ruano Pascual (Spain)
* Chanda Rubin (USA)
* Arantxa Rus (Netherlands)
* Margit Ruutel (Estonia)
* Virginia Ruzici (Romania) - 1978 French Open champion
* Elizabeth Ryan (USA) - won 30 Grand Slam titles, all of them in women's or mixed doubles • won 19 titles at Wimbledon, second only to the 20 won by both Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova • four-time runner-up in singles at the World Hard Court Championships or Grand Slam tournaments, losing to Suzanne Lenglen (twice), Molla Bjurstedt Mallory, and Helen Wills Moody
* Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia)

* Gabriela Sabatini (Argentina) - 1990 US Open champion • 1988/1994 WTA Tour Championships champion
* Miho Saeki (Japan)
* Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic)
* Dinara Safina (Russia)
* Joanna Sakowicz (Poland)
* Maria Emilia Salerni (Argentina)
* Olivia Sanchez (France)
* Maria Sanchez Lorenzo (Spain)
* Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (Spain) - 1989/1994/1998 French Open champion • 1994 US Open champion • ranked World No. 1
* Christina Sandberg (Sweden)
* Raluca Sandu (Romania)
* Mara Santangelo (Italy)
* Valentina Sassi (Italy)
* Olga Savchuk (Ukraine)
* Yevgenia Savranska (Ukraine)
* Kazuko Sawamatsu (Japan)
* Naoko Sawamatsu (Japan)
* Marijke Schaar (Netherlands)
* Anne Schaefer (Germany)
* Claudine Schaul (Luxembourg)
* Chanelle Scheepers (South Africa)
* Barbara Schett (Austria)
* Francesca Schiavone (Italy)
* Patty Schnyder (Switzerland)
* Julia Schruff (Germany)
* Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Netherlands)
* Barbara Schwartz (Austria)
* Petra Schwarz-Ritter (Austria)
* Monica Seles (Yugoslavia/USA) - 1991/1992/1993/1996 Australian Open champion • 1990/1991/1992 French Open champion • 1991/1992 US Open champion • 1990/1991/1992 WTA Tour Championships champion • ranked World No. 1
* Irina Selyutina (Kazakhstan)
* Milagros Sequera (Venezuela)
* Carling Bassett-Seguso (Canada)
* Yurika Sema (Japan)
* Magui Serna (Spain)
* Adriana Serra Zanetti (Italy)
* Antonella Serra Zanetti (Italy)
* Delia Sescioreanu (Romania)
* Anastasija Sevastova (Latvia)
* Selima Sfar (Tunisia)
* Maria Sharapova (Russia) - • 2004 Wimbledon champion • 2006 US Open champion • 2008 Australian Open champion • 2004 WTA Tour Championships champion • ranked World No. 1 for 14 weeks
* Meghann Shaughnessy (USA)
* Winnie Shaw (United Kingdom)
* Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (United Kingdom) - 1930 U.S. Championships champion
* Pam Shriver (USA)
* Ekaterina Shulaeva (Canada)
* Yaroslava Shvedova (Russia)
* Anne-Gaëlle Sidot (France)
* Neuza Silva (Portugal)
* Christina Singer (Germany)
* Lioudmila Skavronskaia (Russia)
* Susan Sloane (aka Susan Sloane-Lundy) (USA)
* Anna Smashnova (aka Anna Smashnova-Pistolesi) (Israel)
* Anne Smith (USA)
* Samantha Smith (United Kingdom)
* Elizabeth Sayers Smylie (Australia)
* Tara Snyder (USA)
* Silvia Soler Espinosa (Spain)
* Melanie South (United Kingdom)
* Abigail Spears (USA)
* Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (Germany) - 1935/1936/1937 French Championships champion
* Irina Spirlea (Romania)
* Karolina Sprem (Croatia)
* Katarina Srebotnik (Slovenia)
* Hana Sromova (Czech Republic)
* Shaun Stafford (USA)
* Kay Stammers Bullitt (United Kingdom)
* Carolin Babcock Stark (USA)
* Alexandra Stevenson (USA)
* Samantha Stosur (Australia)
* Betty Stove (Netherlands)
* Maria Strandlund (Sweden)
* Andrea Strnadova (Czechoslovakia)
* Rennae Stubbs (Australia)
* Katarina Studenikova (Slovakia)
* Paola Suarez (Argentina)
* Carla Suarez-Navarro (Spain)
* Elena Subirats (Mexico)
* Martina Sucha (Slovakia)
* Ai Sugiyama (Japan)
* Helena Sukova (Czechoslovakia)
* Věra Puzejova Suková (Czechoslovakia)
* Sun Shengnan (China)
* Sun Tiantian (China)
* Karen Hantze Susman (USA) - 1962 Wimbledon champion
* May Sutton Bundy (USA) - 1904 U.S. Championships champion • 1905/1907 Wimbledon champion
* Astrid Suurbeek (Netherlands)
* Asa Svensson (Sweden)
* Eva Sviglerova (Czechoslovakia)
* Agnes Szatmari (Romania)
* Agnes Szavay (Hungary)

T

* Erika Takao (Japan)
* Silvija Talaja (Croatia)
* Elise Tamaela (Netherlands)
* Tamarine Tanasugarn (Thailand)
* Catherine Tanvier (France)
* Patricia Tarabini (Argentina)
* Elena Tatarkova (Ukraine)
* Anna Tatishvili (Georgia)
* Nathalie Tauziat (France)
* Sarah Taylor (USA)
* Romana Tedjakusuma (Indonesia)
* Judy Tegart Dalton (Australia)
* Andrea Temesvari (aka Andrea Temesvári-Trunkos) (Hungary)
* Cristina Tessi (Argentina)
* Sandrine Testud (France)
* Valerie Tetreault (Canada)
* Petra Thoren (Finland)
* Andrea Timotic (Serbia)
* Patricia Canning Todd (USA) - 1947 French Championships champion
* Renata Tomanova (Czechoslovakia)
* Cristina Torrens Valero (Spain)
* Jelena Tosic (Croatia)
* Christine Truman Janes (United Kingdom) - 1959 French Championships champion
* Meilen Tu (USA)
* Linda Tuero (USA)
* Iroda Tulyaganova (Uzbekistan)
* Wendy Turnbull (Australia)
* Lesley Turner Bowrey (Australia) - 1963/1965 French Championships champion

U

* Neha Uberoi (USA)
* Shikha Uberoi (USA)
* Liana Ungur (Romania)

V

* Nicole Vaidišová (Czech Republic)
* Julia Vakulenko (Ukraine)
* Lili de Alvarez Valdene (Spain)
* Noelle van Lottum (France)
* Dinky van Rensburg (South Africa)
* Andreea Vanc (Romania)
* Alena Vašková (Czech Republic)
* Miroslava Vavrinec (Switzerland)
* Maria Vento-Kabchi (aka Maria Vento) (Venezuela)
* Elena Vesnina (Russia)
* Andrea Vieira (Brazil)
* Nathalie Vierin (Italy)
* Roberta Vinci (Italy)
* Suchanan Viratprasert (Thailand)
* Margaret Scriven Vivian (United Kingdom)
* Stefanie Voegele (Switzerland)
* Vlasta Vopickova (Czechoslovakia)
* Renata Voracova (Czech Republic)
* Galina Voskoboeva (Russia)
* Ana Vrljic (Croatia)
* Bernice Carr Vukovich (South Africa)

W

* Virginia Wade (United Kingdom) - 1968 US Open champion • 1977 Wimbledon champion • 1972 Australian Open champion
* Elena Wagner (Germany)
* Sharon Walsh (USA)
* Wang Shi-ting (Taiwan)
* Patricia Wartusch (Austria)
* Mashona Washington (USA)
* Sandra Wasserman (Belgium)
* Jolene Watanabe (USA)
* Cindy Watson (Australia)
* Maud Watson (United Kingdom) - 1884/1885 Wimbledon champion
* Vanessa Webb (Canada)
* Marlene Weingartner (Germany)
* Marianne Werdel (USA)
* Stephanie Wetmore (Canada)
* Christina Wheeler (Australia)
* Robin White (USA)
* Tami Whitlinger (aka Tami Whitlinger-Jones) (USA)
* Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (United Kingdom)
* Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium)
* Angelique Widjaja (Indonesia)
* Jennifer Widjaja (Brazil)
* Lenka Wienerova (Slovakia)
* Judith Wiesner (Austria)
* Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA) - • 1909/1910/1911/1919 U.S. Championships champion
* Serena Williams (USA) - • 1999/2002 US Open champion • 2002 French Open champion • 2002/2003 Wimbledon champion • 2003/2005/2007 Australian Open champion • 2001 WTA Tour Championships champion • 2 time Olympic gold medalist• ranked World No. 1 for 57 weeks
* Venus Williams (USA) - • 2000/2001/2005/2007/2008 Wimbledon champion • 2000/2001 US Open champion • 3 time Olympic gold medalist• ranked World No. 1 for 11 weeks
* Helen Wills Moody (USA) - 31 Grand Slam titles • World No. 1 for 8 years.
* Kathrin Woerle (Germany)
* Clare Wood (United Kingdom)
* Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
* Aleksandra Wozniak (Canada)

X

*Xie Yanze (China)

Y

* Anastasiya Yakimova (Belarus)
* Yan Zi (China)
* Yi Jing-Qian (China)
* Tomoko Yonemura (Japan)
* Yuka Yoshida (Japan)
* Yuan Meng (China)

Z

* Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic)
* Sandra Zahlavova (Czech Republic)
* Klára Zakopalová (Czech Republic)
* Emanuela Zardo (Switzerland)
* Masa Zec Peskiric (Slovenia)
* Zhang Shuai (China)
* Zheng Jie (China)
* Maja Zivec-Skulj (Germany)
* Radka Zrubakova (Czechoslovakia)
* Fabiola Zuluaga (Colombia)
* Natasha Zvereva (aka Natalia Zvereva) (Belarus)
* Vera Zvonareva (Russia)

ee also

*List of male tennis players
*List of tennis players
*List of sportspeople
*List of WTA number 1 ranked players
*List of Grand Slam Women's Singles champions


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