Tennis is one of the most famous and glamorous games. The speed, strength, and flexibility of the player make them more attractive. It is always amazing to see the beautiful and hot players on the court. Many hot and sexy tennis stars are followed by millions of people around the globe. In this article, I am going to present a list of top 10 hottest female tennis players of all time. It was very tough to pick top 10 among so many beautiful and hot players.
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10. Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza is an Indian tennis player born on 15th November 1986 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Soon after her birth, her family shifted to Hyderabad. Sania is the most successful female tennis player in India. WTA ranked her India’s No. 1 player in single as well as doubles. Because of a major wrist injury, she left singles in 2007. Sania was ranked number 1 in women’s double by WTA. Sania married to Pakistani Cricket Player Shoaib Malik in 2010. After her marriage, Sania became the most searched Indian sportsperson in 2010.
9. Dominika Cibulkova
Dominika Cibulkova is a Slovak tennis player born on 6th May 1989 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Dominika is currently ranked world no. 4 tennis player. She is known for her aggressive and quick style. Cibulkova started to play tennis at the age of eight. She is a rising star of tennis.
8. Ashley Harkleroad
Ashley Harkleroad is a retired American tennis player born on 2nd May 1985 in Rossville, Georgia. Ashley started playing tennis at the age of four. Her highest world ranking was 39. Harkleroad retired from tennis in 2012 and joined Tennis Channel as a commentator. She is known for her tendency to shock her fans, and in 2008 she again shocked her fans when Ashley posed nude for the Playboy magazine in August 2008 edition. Ashley was considered to be next Anna Kournakovia who is known for her natural beauty and sex appeal, not for the game.
7. Tatiana Golovin
Tatiana Golovin is a Russian-born French retired tennis player. Tatiana was born on 25th January 1988 in Moscow. Her highest world ranking was 12. Tatiana was diagnosed with lower back inflammation that is why she has to leave playing tennis. The five ft. 9 in tall and beautiful Golovin appeared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2009 with Daniela Hantuchova and Maria Kirilenko in a pictorial entitled Volley of the Dolls. After retirement, Golovin started a career in broadcasting for French television.
6. Elena Dementieva
Elena Dementieva is a retired Russian tennis player born on 15th October 1981 in Moscow. At the age of seven Elena was rejected by Dynamo Sports Club and Central Red Army Tennis Club then she enrolled at Spartak Tennis Club where Elena got the training for three years. Later she was trained by her mother and elder brother. Elena ended her career in 2010 at the World rank of No. 9. Elena was an offensive player with excellent defensive skills.
5. Eugenie Bouchard
Eugenie Bouchard is a Canadian tennis ace born on 25th February 1994 in Montreal. Eugenie started playing tennis at the age of five. Her father established a limited partnership ‘Tennis Mania’ to support her career. Her father and two more investors contributed money to the partnership in exchange for 10% of her future earnings. In 2013, the court made a decision that the partnership did not has any legal claim on Eugenie’s earning because when the partnership was made Eugenie was just nine years old. Eugenie was excellent in mathematics and science, once she thought to make a career as a physician. Beautiful Eugenie is a brand ambassador of Coca-Cola, Rogers Communications, Nike, Babolat, etc.
4. Ana Ivanovic
Ana Ivanovic is a Serbian retired tennis player born on 6th November 1987 in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia. Ana ranked World No. 1 tennis player in 2008. Ana was in the list of ’30 Legends of Women’s Tennis: ThPast, Present and Future’ by Time and was also on the list of Top 100 Greatest Players Ever by reporter Matthew Cronin. Ivanovic inspired by a match of Monica Sales at the age of five, and after that, she picked up the racket first time. Ivanovic trained in an abandoned swimming pool in the winter as there were no tennis facilities available. At the age of 13, she moved to Switzerland for better training. 6 foot tall Ivanovic has an aggressive style of play. Ivanovic endorsed brands such as Nike, Adidas, Rolex, etc. Ivanovic signed a lifetime contract with Adidas. Ana was considered to be the youngest athletic to sign a deal with such longevity.
3. Maria Kirilenko
Maria Kirilenko is a Russian tennis player born on 25th January 1987 in Moscow. Kirilenko was one of the youngest winners of US Open and Canadian Open Junior tournament. Kirilenko holds the highest ranking of World No. 10 in her career. She was the face of Adidas and appeared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition with Daniela Hantuchova and Tatiana Golovin.
2. ANNA KOURNIKOVA
Anna Kournikova is a Russian former tennis player who is known for her beauty, not for her game. When she was at the peak of fame, Anna became one of the most common search string on Google. She never won a single title, and in 2000 Anna reached at the world no. 8 ranking. Anna achieved success with Martina Hingis in doubles. Anna is one of the most famous tennis stars in the world. Anna was born on 7th June 1981, in Moscow, Russia. Kournikova got his first racket at the age of five and started playing tennis two times a week at the age of six. Because of her good looks, she became the face of Addidas, and her pictures appeared in numerous magazines across the world. Even after her retirement Ana continued to be the most searched athlete.
1. Maria Sharapova
Russian player Maria Sharapova is hottest tennis player of all time. Maria was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Russia and hit her first tennis ball when she was just four years old. She turned as a professional tennis player at the age of 14. First time at the age of 18 Maria became the World No. 1 tennis player. Sharapova has been on World No. 1 rank in singles for 21 weeks by the WTA. Despite injury prone career Sharapova won 35 singles titles and five Grand Slam titles. Sharapova is still on number 3. Maria Sharapova is the first Russian woman who won Wimbledon title and holds World No. 1 ranking.
The beauty and popularity of Sharapova attract many commercial endorsements such as Land Rover, Nike, Canon, Prince, Tiffany, etc. and modelling assignments including Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Forbes magazine listed Sharapova as the highest paid female athlete in the world in 2006 with annual earning of over $18 million. Sharapova was ranked as hottest athlete in the world for four consecutive years by Maxim. Maria Sharapova is the most famous tennis player especially among the men from all over the world.
Our list of top 10 hottest female tennis players of all time includes women from all over the world. These players are the beautiful as well as terrific athletes. Some of them such as Anna Kournikova and Ashley Harkleroad are more successful off the court. But they all are hot and gorgeous who always remains in the heart of their fans.