List of female tennis players

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This is a list of female tennis players who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • In singles, she must have reached
    • Top 25 since official WTA rankings were kept.
    • Top 10 of semi-official almanac/magazines/other players lists prior to official rankings.
    • Quarterfinals or better in any Grand Slam tournament.
    • Reached the finals of any year-end event.
    • Earn any medal at the Olympics.
  • Doubles/mixed - any of the following
    • A player/team has won a Grand Slam tournament, a year-end event or Olympic doubles title.
    • A player/team has been ranked No. 1.
    • Earn any medal at the Olympics.

List[edit]

Name Nationality Birth Death Grand Slam singles titles Notes
Betsy Abbas Egypt Egypt 1960 French Championships quarterfinalist
Julie Albert United States United States 1965 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Leslie Allen United States United States
1957
Ranked world No. 21 in 1983
Lili de Alvarez Valdene Spain Spain
1905
1998
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1927 and 1928 • 1926/1927/1928 Wimbledon runner-up
Josette Amouretti France France
1914
1954 French Championships quarterfinalist
Sabine Appelmans Belgium Belgium
1972
Ranked world No. 16 in singles and world No. 21 in doubles in 1997 ◌ Singles: 1997 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Laura Arraya (Gildemeister) Argentina Argentina
Peru Peru
1967
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 1990 and world No. 27 in doubles in 1988
Jeanne Arth United States United States
1935
Doubles: 1959 Wimbledon champion • 1956/1959 U.S. champion
Shinobu Asagoe Japan Japan
1976
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 2005 and world No. 13 in doubles in 2006
Cilly Aussem Germany Germany
1909
1963
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1930 and 1931 ◌ Singles: 1931 French champion1931 Wimbledon champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1930 French champion
Tracy Austin United States United States
1962
2
Ranked world No. 1 in 1980 ◌ Singles: 1979/1981 US Open champion • 1980 WTA Finals champion • 1979/1980 Wimbledon semifinalist • 1981 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 1982/1983 French Open quarterfinalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 1980 Wimbledon champion
Victoria Azarenka Belarus Belarus
1989
2
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2012 and world No. 7 in doubles in 2008 ◌ Singles: 2012/2013 Australian Open champion • 2012/2013 US Open finalist • 2011 WTA Finals finalist • 2011/2012 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2013 French Open semifinalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 2007 US Open champion • 2008 French Open champion
Tímea Babos Hungary Hungary
1993
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 2016 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2018
Timea Bacsinszky Switzerland Switzerland
1989
Ranked world No.9 in singles in 2016.
Dianne Fromholtz Balestrat Australia Australia
1956
Ranked world No. 4 in 1979 • 1977 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Sybille Bammer Austria Austria
1980
Ranked world No. 19 in 2007
Sue Barker United Kingdom United Kingdom
1956
1
Ranked world No. 3 • 1976 French Open champion
Pilar Barril Spain Spain 1961 French Championships quarterfinalist
Mona Barthel Germany Germany
1990
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 2013 and world No. 63 in doubles in 2015
Jane Bartkowicz United States United States
1949
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1969
Marion Bartoli France France
1984
1
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 2012 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2004 ◌ Singles: 2013 Wimbledon champion, 2007 finalist • 2011 French Open semifinalist • 2009 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 2012 US Open quarterfinalist
Ashleigh Barty Australia Australia
1996
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2018 and world No. 10 in doubles in 2018 ◌ Doubles: 2017 French Open finalist • 2013 Australian open finalist • 2013 Wimbledon finalist • 2013 US Open finalist
Carling Bassett-Seguso Canada Canada
1967
Ranked world No. 8 in 1985
Yayuk Basuki Indonesia Indonesia
1970
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1997 and world No. 9 in doubles in 1998
Joan Hartigan Bathurst Australia Australia
1912
2000
3
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1934 ◌ Singles: 1933/1934/1936 Australian champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1934 Australian champion
Norma Baylon Argentina Argentina
1942
1964 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1965 French quarterfinalist • 1965/1966 U.S. quarterfinalist
Geraldine Beamish United Kingdom United Kingdom
1885
1972
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1923 • 1919/1922/1923 Wimbledon semifinalist • 1921 Wimbledon women's doubles runner-up • 1920 Olympic silver medalist in women's doubles
Claire Beckingham Singles: 1926 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Dája Bedáňová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1983
Ranked world No. 16 in singles and world No. 34 in doubles in 2002
Irina-Camelia Begu Romania Romania
1990
Ranked world No. 22 in singles and world No. 30 in doubles in 2016
Belinda Bencic Switzerland Switzerland
1997
Ranked world No. 7 in singles and world No. 59 in doubles in 2016 ◌ Singles: 2014 US Open quarterfinalist
Miroslava Bendlova Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Singles: 1978 French Open quarterfinalist
Iveta Benešová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1983
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 2009 and world No. 17 in doubles in 2011
Kiki Bertens Netherlands Netherlands
1991
Ranked world No. 8 in singles in 2019 ◌ Singles: 2016 French open semifinalist and 2018 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Pauline Betz Addie United States United States
1919
2011
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1946 • 1946 Wimbledon champion1942/1943/1944/1946 U.S. Championships champion • 1946 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Louie Bickerton Australia Australia
1902
1998
1927/1929/1931 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1935 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Blanche Bingley Hillyard United Kingdom United Kingdom
1863
1946
6
1886/1890/1894/1897/1899/1900 Wimbledon champion
Cara Black Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
1979
Ranked world No. 31 in singles in 1999 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2005 • 2007 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2004/2005/2007 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2008 US Open women's doubles champion • 2010 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2003 French Open mixed doubles champion • 2004/2010 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2008 US Open mixed doubles champion
Jill Blackman Australia Australia
1936
1963 French Championships quarterfinalist
Molly Blair United Kingdom United Kingdom 1949 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Manon Bollegraf Netherlands Netherlands
1964
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 1990 and world No. 4 in doubles in 1990 ◌ Singles: 1992 French Open quarterfinalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 1997 Australian Open champion • 1989 French Open champion • 1991/1997 US Open champion
Nancye Wynne Bolton Australia Australia
1916
2001
6
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1947 and 1948 • 1937/1940/1946/1947/1948/1951 Australian Championships champion • 1936/1937/1938/1939/1940/1947/1948/1949/1951/1952 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1940/1946/1947/1948 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Alona Bondarenko Ukraine Ukraine
1984
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 11 in doubles in 2008 • 2008 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Kateryna Bondarenko Ukraine Ukraine
1986
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 2009 and world No. 9 in doubles in 2008 ◌ Doubles: 2008 Australian Open champion
Lisa Bonder-Kreiss United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 9 in 1984
Fiorella Bonicelli Uruguay Uruguay
1951
1976 French Open women's doubles champion • 1975 French Open mixed doubles champion
Kristie Boogert Netherlands Netherlands
1973
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 1996 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1997 ◌ Doubles: 2000 Olympic silver medalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 1994 French Open champion
Penelope Dora Boothby United Kingdom United Kingdom
1881
1970
1
Singles: 1909 Wimbledon champion • 1908 Olympic silver medalist
Linky Boshoff South Africa South Africa
1956
1974 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1977 French Open quarterfinalist
Annalisa Bossi Italy Italy Singles: 1949 French semifinalist
Jean Bostock United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 6 at the end of 1948 ◌ Singles: 1946 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Eugenie Bouchard Canada Canada
1994
Ranked world No. 5 in singles in 2014 ◌ Singles: 2014 Wimbledon finalist • 2014 Australian Open semifinalist • 2014 French Open semifinalist
Kornelia Bouman Netherlands Netherlands
1903
1998
1
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1928 • 1927 French champion ◌ Doubles: 1929 French champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1924 Olympic bronze medalist
Elena Bovina Russia Russia
1983
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2005 and world No. 14 in doubles in 2003
Nicole (Provis) Bradtke Australia Australia
1969
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1993 and world No. 11 in doubles in 1992 • 1992 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles
Shirley Brasher United Kingdom United Kingdom
1934
1
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1957 • 1957 French Championships champion • 1957 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1958 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Heather Brewer Segal Bermuda Bermuda
2006
1955/1958 French Championships semifinalist
Marguerite Broquedis France France
1893
1983
2
1913/1914 French Championships champion • 1911/1924 French Championships mixed doubles champion • 1912 Olympic gold medalist in singles and bronze medalist in mixed doubles
Louise Brough United States United States
1923
2014
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1955 • 1947 U.S. Championships champion1950 Australian Championships champion1948/1949/1955 Wimbledon champion • 1950 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1947/1949 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1948/1949/1950/1954 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1942/1943/1944/1945/1946/1947/1948/1949/1950/1955/1956/1957 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1947/1948/1950 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1942/1947/1948/1949 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Mary Kendall Browne United States United States
1891
1971
3
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1921 • 1912/1913/1914 U.S. Championships champion • 1912/1913/1914/1921/1925 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1926 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1912/1913/1914/1921 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Ginette Bucaille France France Ranked world No. 10 at the end of the year 1954 • 1954 French Championships runner-up
Iva Budařová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1960
Ranked world No. 24 in 1983
Edda Buding West Germany West Germany
1936
2014
1959 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1956 French Championships quarterfinalist
Ilse Buding West Germany West Germany 1956 French Championships quarterfinalist
Maria Bueno Brazil Brazil
1939
7
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1959 and 1960 • 1959/1960/1964 Wimbledon champion1959/1963/1964/1966 U.S. Championships champion • 1958/1960/1963/1965/1966 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1960/1962/1966/1968 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1960 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1960 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1960 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Bettina Bunge West Germany West Germany
1963
Ranked world No. 7 in 1983
Coral Buttsworth Australia Australia
1900
1985
2
1931/1932 Australian Championships champion • 1932 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Angela Buxton United Kingdom United Kingdom
1934
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1956 • 1956 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1956 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Mihaela Buzărnescu Romania Romania
1988
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2018 and world No. 28 in doubles in 2018
Jennifer Capriati United States United States
1976
3
Ranked world No. 1 in singles for a total of 17 weeks in 2001 & 2002 ◌ Singles: 2001/2002 Australian Open champion2001 French Open champion • 1992 Olympic gold medalist • 1991/2001 Wimbledon semifinalist • 1991/2001/2003/2004 US Open semifinalist
Mary Carillo United States United States
1957
Ranked world No. 33 in singles in 1980 • 1977 French Open mixed doubles champion
Pam Casale United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 14 in 1984
Rosemary Casals United States United States
1948
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of 1970 ◌ Doubles: 1967/1968/1969/1970/1971/1973 Wimbledon champion • 1967/1971/1974/1982 US Open champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1970/1972 Wimbledon champion • 1975 US Open champion
Michelle (Torres) Casati United States United States
1967
Ranked world No. 18 in 1984
Helen Gourlay Cawley Australia Australia
1946
1972/1976/1977 (January)/1977 (December) Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1977 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Arlette de Cazalet France France Singles: 1951 French quarterfinalist
Sandra Cecchini Italy Italy
1965
Ranked world No. 15 in 1988
Anna Chakvetadze Russia Russia
1987
Ranked world No. 5 in singles and world No. 53 in doubles in 2007 ◌ Singles: 2007 US Open semifinalist • 2007 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 2007 French Open quarterfinalist
Dorothy Bundy Cheney United States United States
1916
2014
1
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1946 • 1938 Australian champion
Natasha Chmyreva Soviet Union Soviet Union
1958
1975 Australian Open semifinalist
Dominika Cibulková Slovakia Slovakia
1989
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2017 • Australian Open Runner-up 2014
Sorana Cîrstea Romania Romania
1990
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 2013 and world No. 35 in doubles in 2009
Kim Clijsters Belgium Belgium
1983
4
Ranked world No. 1 in singles and doubles in 2003 ◌ Singles: 2005/2009/2010 US Open champion2011 Australian Open champion • 2002/2003/2010 WTA Finals Champion • 2001/2003 French Open finalist 2003/2006 Wimbledon semifinalist ◌ Doubles: 2003 French Open champion • 2003 Wimbledon champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 2000 Wimbledon finalist
Amanda Coetzer South Africa South Africa
1971
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1997 and world No. 15 in doubles in 1993
Lorraine Coghlan Robinson Australia Australia
1937
1958 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
J. S. Colegate 1924 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Patricia Coleman Australia Australia
1953
1972 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Beryl Penrose Collier Australia Australia
1930
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1955 • 1955 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Maureen Connolly Brinker United States United States
1934
1969
9
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year from 1952 through 1954 • 1953 Australian Championships champion1953/1954 French Championships champion1952/1953/1954 Wimbledon champion1951/1952/1953 U.S. Championships champion • 1953 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1954 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1954 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Helene Contostavlos Greece Greece 1926 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Sarah Palfrey Cooke United States United States
1912
1996
2
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1934 • 1941/1945 U.S. Championships champion • 1930/1932/1934/1935/1937/1938/1939/1940/1941 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1938/1939 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1932/1935/1937/1941 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1939 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Charlotte Cooper Sterry United Kingdom United Kingdom
1870
1966
5
1895/1896/1898/1901/1908 Wimbledon champion • 1900 Olympic gold medalist in singles and mixed doubles
Belinda Cordwell New Zealand New Zealand
1965
Ranked world No. 17 in 1989
Alizé Cornet France France
1990
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2009
Margaret (Smith) Court Australia Australia
1942
24
• Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year from 1962 through 1965 and in 1969, 1970, and 1973 • One of three players to have won every possible title (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) at all four Grand Slam events. • Australian Open champion 1960/1961/1962/1963/1964/1965/1966/1969/1970/1971/1973 • Australian Open women's doubles champion 1961/1962/1963/1965/1969/1970/1971/1973 • Australian Championships mixed doubles champion 1963/1964 • French Open champion 1962/1964/1969/1970/1973 • French Open women's doubles champion 1964/1965/1966/1973 • French Open mixed doubles champion 1963/1964/1965/1969 • US Open champion 1962/1965/1969/1970/1973 • US Open women's doubles champion 1963/1968/1970/1973/1975 • US Open mixed doubles champion 1961/1962/1963/1964/1965/1969/1970/1972 • Wimbledon champion 1963/1965/1970 • Wimbledon women's doubles champion 1964/1969 • Wimbledon mixed doubles champion 1963/1965/1966/1968/1975
Paule Courteix France France 1959 French Championships quarterfinalist
Thelma Coyne Long Australia Australia
1918
2015
2
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1952 • 1952/1954 Australian Championships champion • 1936/1937/1938/1939/1940/1947/1948/1949/1951/1952/1956/1958 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Daphne Akhurst Cozens Australia Australia
1903
1933
5
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1928 • 1925/1926/1928/1929/1930 Australian Championships champion • 1924/1925/1928/1929/1931 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1924/1925/1928/1929 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Marjorie Cox Crawford Australia Australia Doubles: 1932 Australian champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1931/1932/1933 Australian champion
Annabel Croft United Kingdom United Kingdom
1966
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1985
Isabel Cueto West Germany Germany
1968
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1989 and world No. 77 in doubles in 1987
Joan Curry United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 9 at the end of 1949 • 1949/1952 French Championships quarterfinalist
Eleni Daniilidou Greece Greece
1982
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2003 and world No. 21 in doubles in 2007
Rosa-Maria Reyes Darmon Mexico Mexico
1939
1957 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1958 French Championships quarterfinalist
Kimiko Date-Krumm Japan Japan
1970
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1995 and world No. 33 in doubles in 1992
Lindsay Davenport United States United States
1976
3
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 1998/2001/2004 & 2005 and world No. 2 in doubles at the end of the year in 1997 • Ranked world No. 1 in singles for a total of 98 weeks from 1998 through 2002 and from 2004 through 2006 ◌ Singles: 1998 US Open champion1999 Wimbledon champion2000 Australian Open champion • 1996 Olympic gold medalist • 1999 WTA Finals champion • 1998 French Open semifinalist ◌ Doubles: 1996 French Open champion • 1997 US Open champion • 1999 Wimbledon champion • 1996/1997/1998 WTA Finals champion
Barbara Scofield United States United States
1926
Ranked world No. 5 at the end of the year in 1950 • 1950 French Championships semifinalist
Nathalie Dechy France France
1979
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2006 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2007
Casey Dellacqua Australia Australia
1985
Ranked world No. 26 in singles in 2014 and world No. 5 in doubles in 2015 • 2011 French Open mixed doubles champion •
Elena Dementieva Russia Russia
1981
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2009 and world No. 5 in doubles in 2003 ◌ Singles: 2008 Olympic gold medalist • 2004 French Open finalist • 2004 US Open finalist • 2009 Australian Open semifinalist • 2008/2009 Wimbledon semifinalist ◌ Doubles: 2002 WTA Finals champion
Lottie Dod United Kingdom United Kingdom
1871
1960
5
1887/1888/1891/1892/1893 Wimbledon champion
Jelena Dokić Australia Australia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and
Montenegro
1983
Ranked world No. 4 in singles and world No. 10 in doubles in 2002 ◌ Singles: 2000 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2009 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 2002 French Open quarterfinalist
Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie Romania Romania
1972
Ranked world No. 15 in singles and world No. 21 in doubles in 1997
Gisela Dulko Argentina Argentina
1985
Ranked world No. 26 in singles in 2005 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2010 ◌ Doubles: 2011 Australian Open champion • 2010 WTA Finals champion
Annette Van Zyl Du Plooy South Africa South Africa
1943
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1965 and 1966 • 1966 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Margaret Osborne duPont United States United States
1918
2012
6
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year from 1947 through 1950 • 1946/1949 French Championships champion1948/1949/1950 U.S. Championships champion1947 Wimbledon champion • 1946/1947/1949 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1946/1948/1949/1950/1954 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1941/1942/1943/1944/1945/1946/1947/1948/1949/1950/1955/1956/1957 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1962 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1943/1944/1945/1946/1950/1956/1958/1959/1960 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Jo Durie United Kingdom United Kingdom
1960
Ranked world No. 5 in 1984 ◌ Singles: 1983 French Open semifinalist • 1983 US Open semifinalist • 1983 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 1984 Wimbledon quarterfinalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 1991 Australian champion • 1987 Wimbledon champion
Françoise Durr France France
1942
1
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of 1967 ◌ Singles: 1967 French champion ◌ Doubles: 1967 French champion • 1968/1969/1970/1971 French Open champion • 1969/1972 US Open champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1968/1971/1973 French Open champion • 1976 Wimbledon champion
Robyn Ebbern Australia Australia
1944
Ranked world No. 9 at the end of the year in 1964 • 1963 French Championships quarterfinalist • 1962/1963 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1963 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1963 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion (shared - final abandoned because of rain)
Katja Ebbinghaus West Germany West Germany
1948
1972/1973/1974 French Open quarterfinalist
Mary-Ann Eisel United States United States
1946
1967 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Silvia Farina Elia Italy Italy
1972
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2002 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1999
Sara Errani Italy Italy
1987
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 2012 and No. 1 in doubles in 2012 • 2012 French Open women's doubles champion • 2012 US Open women's doubles champion • 2013 Australian Open women's doubles champion • ITF World Champion in doubles, 2012 (with Roberta Vinci)
Chris Evert United States United States
1954
18
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, and 1981 • Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 262 weeks from 1975 through 1982 and in 1985 • 1974/1975/1979/1980/1983/1985/1986 French Open champion1974/1976/1981 Wimbledon champion1975/1976/1977/1978/1980/1982 US Open champion1982/1984 Australian Open champion • 1974/1975 French Open women's doubles champion • 1976 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Rosalyn (Fairbank) Nideffer South Africa South Africa
United States United States
1960
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1990 and world No. 12 in doubles in 1986 • 1981/1983 French Open women's doubles champion
Donna Floyd Fales United States United States
1940
1963 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1962 French Championships quarterfinalist
Patty Fendick United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 4 in doubles in 1989 • 1991 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Gigi Fernández Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
United States United States
1964
Ranked world No. 17 in singles and world No. 1 in doubles in 1991 • 1988/1990/1992/1995/1996 US Open women's doubles champion • 1991/1992/1993/1994/1995/1997 French Open women's doubles champion • 1992/1993/1994/1997 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1993/1994 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1992/1996 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles
Mary Joe Fernandez United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1990 and world No. 4 in doubles in 1991 ◌ Singles: 1990/1992 Australian Open finalist • 1993 French Open finalist • 1991 Wimbledon semifinalist • 1990/1992 US Open semifinalist • 1992 Olympic bronze medalist ◌ Doubles: 1991 Australian Open champion • 1996 French Open champion • 1992/1996 Olympic gold medalist • 1996 WTA Finals champion
Joyce Fitch Rymer Australia Australia 1946 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Beverly Baker Fleitz United States United States
1930
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1954, 1955, and 1958 • 1955 French Championships women's doubles champion
Helen Fletcher Barker United Kingdom United Kingdom
1931
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1954 • 1954 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Kirsten Flipkens Belgium Belgium
1986
Ranked world No. 13 in 2013 • 2013 Wimbledon semifinalist
Amy Frazier United States United States
1972
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1995 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1993
Shirley Fry Irvin United States United States
1927
4
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1956 • 1957 Australian Championships champion1951 French Championships champion1956 Wimbledon champion1956 U.S. Championships champion • 1957 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1950/1951/1952/1953 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1956 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Bettina Fulco-Villella Argentina Argentina
1968
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 1988 and world No. 62 in doubles in 1991
Bonnie Gadusek United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 8 in 1984
Donna Ganz United States United States
1954
1975 French Open quarterfinalist
Tathiana Garbin Italy Italy
1977
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 2007 and world No. 25 in doubles in 2001
Caroline Garcia France France
1993
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2018 and world No. 2 in doubles in 2016 • 2016 French Open women's doubles champion
Zina Garrison (Jackson) United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1989 and world No. 5 in doubles in 1988 • 1987 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 1988/1990 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Daria Gavrilova Australia Australia
Russia Russia
1994
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2017 and world No. 45 in doubles in 2017
Ruta Gerulaitis United States United States
1955
1979 French Open quarterfinalist
Althea Gibson United States United States
1927
2003
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1957 and 1958 • 1956 French Championships champion1957/1958 Wimbledon Championships champion1957/1958 U.S. Championships champion
Camila Giorgi Italy Italy
1991
2018 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Raquel Giscafré Argentina Argentina
1949
1974 French Open semifinalist
Kathleen McKane Godfree United Kingdom United Kingdom
1896
1992
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1923, 1924, and 1926 • 1924/1926 Wimbledon Championships champion • 1924 Olympic silver medalist in women's doubles and bronze medalist in singles • 1920 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles, silver medalist in mixed doubles, and bronze medalist in singles
Elsie Goldsack Pittman United Kingdom United Kingdom
1904
1975
Ranked world No. 10 at the end of the year in 1929 and 1931 • 1929 Wimbledon semifinalist
Tatiana Golovin France France
1988
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 2008 and world No. 91 in doubles in 2007
Kate Gompert United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 18 in 1987
Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia Australia
1951
7
Ranked world No. 1 in 1976 • 1974/1975/1976/1977(December) Australian Open Champion1971 French Open champion1971/1980 Wimbledon champion • 1971/1974/1975/1976/1977(December) Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1974 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1972 French Open mixed doubles champion
Julia Görges West Germany Germany
1988
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2018 and world No. 12 in doubles in 2016 • 2018 Wimbledon semifinalist
Inés Gorrochategui Argentina Argentina
1973
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1994 and world No. 9 in doubles in 1995
Eleanor Goss United States United States Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1923, 1924, and 1925 • 1918 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1918/1919/1920/1926 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Carole Caldwell Graebner United States United States
1943
2008
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1964 • 1965 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1966 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Steffi Graf West Germany Germany
1969
22
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996 • 1988/1989/1990/1994 Australian Open champion1987/1988/1993/1995/1996/1999 French Open champion1988/1989/1991/1992/1993/1995/1996 Wimbledon champion1988/1989/1993/1995/1996 US Open champion • 1988 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1992 Olympic silver medalist in singles • 1988 Olympic gold medalist in singles and bronze medalist in doubles. Ranked world No. 1 for 377 weeks.
Rita Grande Italy Italy
1975
Ranked world No. 24 in singles and world No. 26 in doubles in 2001
Trudy Groenman Netherlands Netherlands
1944
1966 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Anna-Lena Grönefeld West Germany Germany
1985
Ranked world No. 14 in singles and world No. 7 in doubles in 2006 • 2009 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2014 French Open mixed doubles champion
Jarmila (Gajdošová) Wolfe Australia Australia
Slovakia Slovakia
1987
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 2011 and world No. 51 in doubles in 2007 • 2013 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Carly Gullickson United States United States
1986
Ranked world No. 123 in singles in 2009 and world No. 52 in doubles in 2006 • 2009 US Open mixed doubles champion
Michèle Gurdal Belgium Belgium
1952
Singles: 1979 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Melissa Gurney United States United States
1969
Ranked world No. 17 in 1987
Karina Habšudová Slovakia Slovakia
1973
Ranked world No. 10 in 1997
Sabine Hack Germany Germany
1969
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1995 and world No. 94 in doubles in 1994
Julie Halard-Decugis France France
1970
Ranked world No. 7 in singles and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 ◌ Singles: 1993/2000 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 1994 French Open quarterfinalist ◌ Doubles: 2000 US Open champion
Simona Halep Romania Romania
1991
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2017 ◌ Singles: 2018 French Open champion • 2018 Australian Open finalist • 2014 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2015 US Open semifinalist
Jamie Hampton United States United States
1990
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 2013
Sylvia Hanika Germany West Germany
1959
Ranked world No. 5 in 1983
Daniela Hantuchová Slovakia Slovakia
1983
Ranked world No. 5 in singles in 2003 and in doubles in 2002 ◌ Mixed doubles: 2001 Wimbledon champion • 2002 Australian Open champion • 2005 French Open champion • 2005 US Open champion
Darlene Hard United States United States
1936
3
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1957, 1960, and 1961 • 1960 French Championships champion1960/1961 U.S. Championships champion • 1957/1959/1960/1963 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1955/1957/1960 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1958/1959/1960/1961/1962 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1957/1959/1960 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1955/1961 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Mary Hardwick United Kingdom United Kingdom
1913
2001
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1939 • 1939 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Tanya Harford South Africa South Africa
1958
1981 French Open women's doubles champion
Anna McCune Harper United States United States
1902
1999
1931 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • Top-ranked player in the United States in 1930
Kerry Harris Australia Australia
1949
1972 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Betty Harrison United Kingdom United Kingdom 1950 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Doris Hart United States United States
1925
2015
6
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1951 • 1949 Australian Championships champion1950/1952 French Championships champion1951 Wimbledon champion1954/1955 U.S. Championships champion • 1950 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1948/1950/1951/1952/1953 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1947/1951/1952/1953 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1949/1950 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953 French Championships mixed doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954/1955 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1951/1952/1953/1954/1955 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Kathleen Harter United States United States
1946
1967 Wimbledon semifinalist
Linda Harvey-Wild United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 23 in singles and world No. 17 in doubles in 1996
Barbara Hawcroft Australia Australia
1950
1972 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Marie Hazel 1923 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Mary Heeley United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1932 • 1932 Wimbledon semifinalist
Bobbie Heine Miller South Africa South Africa
1909
2016
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1929 • 1929 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1927 French Championships women's doubles champion
Julie Heldman United States United States
1945
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1969
Justine Henin Belgium Belgium
1982
7
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 2003/2006/2007 and world No. 23 in doubles in 2002 ◌ Singles: 2003/2005/2006/2007 French Open champion2003/2007 US Open champion2004 Australian Open champion • 2004 Olympic gold medalist • 2006/2007 WTA Finals champion • 2001/2006 Wimbledon finalist ◌ Ranked world No. 1 for 125 weeks
Betty Hilton United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1949 ◌ Singles: 1949 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1946 French quarterfinalist
Martina Hingis Switzerland Switzerland
1980
5
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 1997/1999/2000 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1998 ◌ Singles: 1997/1998/1999 Australian Open champion1997 Wimbledon champion1997 US Open champion • 1998/2000 WTA Finals champion • 1997/1999 French Open finalist ◌ Doubles: 1996/1998/2015 Wimbledon champion • 1997/1998/1999/2002/2016 Australian Open champion • 1998/2000 French Open champion • 1998/2015/2017 US Open champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 2006/2015 Australian Open champion • 2016 French Open champion • 2015/2017 Wimbledon champion • 2015/2017 US Open champion ◌ Ranked world No. 1 for 209 weeks
Rika Hiraki Japan Japan
1971
Ranked world No. 72 in singles and world No. 26 in doubles in 1997 • 1997 French Open mixed doubles champion
Andrea Hlaváčková Czech Republic Czech Republic
1986
Ranked world No. 58 in singles and world No. 3 in doubles in 2012 ◌ Doubles: 2011 French Open champion • 2013 US Open champion • 2017 WTA Finals champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 2013 US Open champion
Jenny Hoad Australia Australia
1934
1954 Australian Championships runner-up
Patti Hogan United States United States
1949
1972 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Dorothy Holman United Kingdom United Kingdom
1883
1979
1912/1913 Wimbledon semifinalist • 1920 Olympic silver medalist in singles and women's doubles
Miroslava Holubova Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 1976 French Open quarterfinalist
Nell Hall Hopman Australia Australia
1909
1968
1939/1947 Australian Championships runner-up • 1930/1936/1937/1939 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1954 French Championships women's doubles champion
Marie Luise Horn Germany Germany Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1932 and 1937 • 1936 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Kathleen Horvath United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1984 and world No. 45 in doubles in 1988 ◌ Singles: 1983/1984 French Open quarterfinalist
Justina Bricka Horwitz United States United States
1943
Singles: 1965 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Lucie Hradecká Czech Republic Czech Republic
1985
Ranked world No. 41 in singles and world No. 4 in doubles in 2012 ◌ Doubles: 2011 French Open champion • 2013 US Open champion
Hsieh Su-wei Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei
1986
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 2013 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2014 ◌ Doubles: 2013 Wimbledon Champion • 2014 French Open champion • 2013 WTA Finals champion
Anke Huber Germany Germany
1974
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1996 and world No. 30 in doubles in 2000 ◌ Singles: 1996 Australian Open finalist • 1993 French Open semifinalist • 1999/2000 US Open quarterfinalist
Liezel (Horn) Huber South Africa South Africa
United States United States
1976
Ranked world No. 131 in singles in 1999 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2007 • 2005/2007 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2007 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2008 US Open women's doubles champion • 2009 French Open mixed doubles champion • 2010 US Open mixed doubles champion
Lesley Hunt Australia Australia
1950
Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1974
Ana Ivanovic Serbia Serbia
1987
1
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2008 and world No. 50 in doubles in 2006 ◌ Singles: 2008 French Open champion • 2008 Australian Open finalist • 2007 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2012 US Open quarterfinalist
Helen Jacobs United States United States
1908
1997
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1936 • 1932/1933/1934/1935 U.S. Championships champion1936 Wimbledon champion • 1932/1934/1935 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1934 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Andrea Jaeger United States United States
1965
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1982 and 1983 • 1981 French Open mixed doubles champion
Jelena Janković Serbia Serbia
1985
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 2008 and world No. 43 in doubles in 2006 ◌ Singles: 2008 US Open finalist • 2007/2008/2010 French Open semifinalist • 2008 Australian Open semifinalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 2007 Wimbledon champion
Mima Jaušovec Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
1956
1
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1976 • 1977 French Open champion • 1978 French Open women's doubles champion
Jadwiga Jędrzejowska Poland Poland
1912
1980
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1937 • 1939 French Championships women's doubles champion
Marion Jessup United States United States
1897
1979
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1922 • 1919/1920 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1918/1919/1920/1921 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1919 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1924 Olympic silver medalist in mixed doubles
Ann Haydon Jones United Kingdom United Kingdom
1938
3
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1967 and 1969 • 1961/1966 French Championships champion1969 Wimbledon champion • 1963/1968/1969 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1969 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1969 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Marion Jones Farquhar United States United States
1879
1965
2
1899/1902 U.S. Championships champion • 1902 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1901 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1900 Olympic bronze medalist in singles and mixed doubles
Barbara Jordan United States United States
1957
1
Ranked world No. 78 in 1983 • 1979 Australian Open champion • 1983 French Open mixed doubles champion
Kathy Jordan United States United States
1959
Ranked world No. 5 in singles and world No. 6 in doubles in 1984 • 1980 French Open women's doubles champion • 1980/1985 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1981 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1981 US Open women's doubles champion • 1986 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1986 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Yone Kamio Japan Japan
1971
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1995 and world No. 65 in doubles in 1994
Kaia Kanepi Estonia Estonia
1985
Ranked world No. 15 in 2012
Carina Karlsson Sweden Sweden
1963
1984 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Daria Kasatkina Russia Russia
1997
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 2018 and world No. 43 in doubles in 2016
Helen Kelesi Canada Canada
1969
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1989 and world No. 26 in doubles in 1991
Angelique Kerber Germany Germany
1988
3
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2016 • 2016 Australian Open Champion2016 US Open Champion2018 Wimbledon Champion
Madison Keys United States United States
1995
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2016 ◌ Singles: 2017 US Open finalist • 2015 Australian Open semifinalist, 2018 quarterfinalist • 2015 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Billie Jean King United States United States
1943
12
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1972, and 1974 • 1966/1967/1968/1972/1973/1975 Wimbledon champion1967/1971/1972/1974 US Open champion1968 Australian Championships champion1972 French Open champion • 1961/1962/1965/1967/1968/1970/1971/1972/1973/1979 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1972 French Open women's doubles champion • 1964/1967/1974/1978/1980 US Open women's doubles champion • 1968 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion • 1967/1970 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1967/1971/1973/1974 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1967/1971/1973/1976 US Open mixed doubles champion
Vania King United States United States
1989
Ranked world No. 50 in singles in 2006 and world No. 4 in doubles in 2010 • 2010 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2010 US Open women's doubles champion
Maria Kirilenko Russia Russia
1987
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 2008 and world No. 9 in doubles in 2011
Alisa Kleybanova Russia Russia
1989
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2011 and world No. 10 in doubles in 2010
Ilana Kloss South Africa South Africa
1956
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1979 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1976
Dorothy Head Knode United States United States
1925
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1955 and 1957 • 1955/1957 French Championships runner-up
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Germany West Germany
1963
Ranked world No. 4 in 1985 • 1985 US Open women's doubles champion • 1987 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1988 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles
Zsuzsa Körmöczy Hungary Hungary
1924
2006
1
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1958 • 1958 French Championships champion
Ana Konjuh Croatia Croatia
1997
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2017
Johanna Konta Australia Australia
United Kingdom United Kingdom
1991
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2016 • 2016 Australian open Semifinalist
Anett Kontaveit Estonia Estonia
1995
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2018
Klára Koukalová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1982
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2013 and world No. 31 in doubles in 2014
Anna Kournikova Russia Russia
1981
Ranked world No. 8 in singles in 2000 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1999 • 1999/2002 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Karen Krantzcke Australia Australia
1946
1977
Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1970 • 1970 French Open semifinalist • 1970/1977 Australian Open semifinalist • 1968 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Lina Krasnoroutskaya Russia Russia
1984
Ranked world No. 25 in singles and world No. 22 in doubles in 2004
Anne Kremer Luxembourg Luxembourg
1975
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 2002
Joannette Kruger South Africa South Africa
1973
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 1998 and world No. 91 in doubles in 2002
Marise Kruger South Africa South Africa
1958
1978 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Kathy Kuykendall United States United States 1976 French Open quarterfinalist
Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia Russia
1985
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 2007 • 2004 US Open champion • 2005/2012 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2009 French Open champion
Petra Kvitová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1990
2
Ranked world No. 2 in singles in 2011 • 2011/2014 Wimbledon champion
Simone Laffargue France France 1945 French Championships runner-up
Joan Fry United Kingdom United Kingdom
1906
1985
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1926 • 1925 Wimbledon runner-up
Dorothea Lambert Chambers United Kingdom United Kingdom
1878
1960
7
1903/1904/1906/1910/1911/1913/1914 Wimbledon champion• 1908 Olympic gold medalist in singles
Sylvia Lance Harper Australia Australia
1895
1
Ranked world No. 10 in 1924 • 1924 Australian Championships champion • 1923/1924/1925 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1923 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Nelly Adamson Landry France France
1916
2010
1
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1946 • 1948 French Championships champion
Ethel Thomson Larcombe United Kingdom United Kingdom
1879
1965
1
1912 Wimbledon champion • 1914 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Sylvana Lazzarino Italy Italy 1933 1954 French Championships semifinalist
Andrea Leand United States United States
1964
Ranked world No. 19 in 1983
Jan Lehane O'Neill Australia Australia
1941
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1963 • 1960/1961/1962/1963 Australian Championships runner-up • 1960/1961 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Suzanne Lenglen France France
1899
1938
12
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end from 1921 through 1926 • 1919/1920/1921/1922/1923/1925 Wimbledon champion1920/1921/1922/1923/1925/1926 French Championships champion
Varvara Lepchenko Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
United States United States
1986
Ranked world No. 19 in singles 2012 and world No. 40 in doubles in 2013
Dorothy Levine United States United States 1954 French Championships quarterfinalist
Li Na China China
1982
2
Ranked world No. 2 in singles in 2014 and world No. 54 in doubles in 2006 • 2011/2013 Australian Open runner-up • 2011 French Open champion2014 Australian Open champion
Li Ting China China
1980
Ranked world No. 136 in singles in 2005 and world No. 19 in doubles in 2004 • Gold medalist in women's doubles at the 2004 Olympics
Elena Likhovtseva Russia Russia
1975
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1999 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2004 • 2002 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2007 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Catarina Lindqvist Sweden Sweden
1963
Ranked world No. 10 in 1985
Sabine Lisicki Germany Germany
1989
Ranked world No. 12 and world No. 35 in doubles in 2012 • 2009 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 2011 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2012 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 2013 Wimbledon finalist • 2014 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Dorothy Round Little United Kingdom United Kingdom
1908
1982
3
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1934 • 1934/1937 Wimbledon champion1935 Australian Championships champion • 1934/1935/1936 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Anita Lizana Chile Chile
1915
1994
1
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1937 • 1937 U.S. Championships champion
Peanut Louie Harper United States United States
1960
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1985 and world No. 31 in doubles in 1992
Gail Sherriff
Chanfreau Lovera
France France
1945
1968/1971 French Open quarterfinalist
Mirjana Lučić Croatia Croatia
1982
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2017 and world No. 19 in doubles in 1998 • 1998 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1999 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2017 Australian Open semifinalist
Ivanna Madrgua-Osses Argentina Argentina
1961
1980 French Open quarterfinalist • 1980/1983 US Open quarterfinalist
Gretchen (Rush) Magers United States United States
1964
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1985 and world No. 18 in doubles in 1990
Iva Majoli Croatia Croatia
1977
1
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1996 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1995 • 1997 French Open champion
Ekaterina Makarova Russia Russia
1988
Ranked world No. 8 in singles and world No. 3 in doubles in 2015 • 2013 French Open women's doubles champion • 2014 US Open women's doubles champion • 2012 US Open mixed doubles champion • 2016 Olympics women's doubles gold medalist
Katerina Maleeva Bulgaria Bulgaria
1969
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 1990 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1994
Magdalena Maleeva Bulgaria Bulgaria
1975
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 1996 and world No. 13 in doubles in 2004
Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere Bulgaria Bulgaria
1967
Ranked world No. 3 in 1985 • 1984 US Open mixed doubles champion
Molla Bjurstedt Mallory Norway Norway
United States United States
1884
1959
8
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1921 and 1922 • 1915/1916/1917/1918/1920/1921/1922/1926 U.S. Championships champion • 1916/1917 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1917/1922/1923 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Hana Mandlíková Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Australia Australia
1962
4
Ranked world No. 3 in 1984 • 1980/1987 Australian Open champion1981 French Open champion1985 US Open champion • 1989 US Open women's doubles champion
Lucia Manfredi Italy Italy 1947 French Championships quarterfinalist
Eugenia Maniokova Soviet Union Soviet Union
Russia Russia
1968
Ranked world No. 68 in singles in 1992 and world No. 18 in doubles in 1994 • 1993 French Open mixed doubles champion
Alice Marble United States United States
1913
1990
5
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1939 • 1936/1938/1939/1940 U.S. Championships champion1939 Wimbledon champion • 1937/1938/1939/1940 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1938/1939 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1936/1938/1939/1940 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1937/1938/1939 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Norma Marsh Australia Australia
1936
1958 Australian Championship semifinalist
Regina Maršíková Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1958
1977/1978 French Open semifinalist
Cecilia Martinez United States United States
1947
1970 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Conchita Martínez Spain Spain
1972
1
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1995 • 1994 Wimbledon champion • 1992/2004 Olympic silver medalist in women's doubles • 1996 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles
María José Martínez Sánchez Spain Spain
1982
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 4 in doubles in 2010
Helga Niessen Masthoff Germany West Germany
1941
Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1970 • 1970 French Open runner-up • 1976 French Open women's doubles runner-up
Simonne Mathieu France France
1908
1980
2
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1932 • 1938/1939 French Championships champion • 1933/1934/1937 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1933/1934/1936/1937/1938/1939 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1937/1938 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Christine Matison Australia Australia
1951
1978 Australian Open semifinalist
Bethanie Mattek-Sands United States United States
1985
Ranked world No. 30 in singles in 2011 and world No. 12 in doubles in 2010 • 2012 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Amélie Mauresmo France France
1979
2
Ranked world No. 1 in 2004 and 2006 • 2006 Australian Open champion2006 Wimbledon champion
Kathy May United States United States
1956
1977/1978 French Open quarterfinalist • 1978 US Open quarterfinalist • Ranked 10th in singles in 1977
Meredith McGrath United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 1996 and world No. 5 in doubles in 1994 • 1995 US Open mixed doubles champion
Christina McHale United States United States
1992
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 2012 and world No. 35 in doubles in 2017
Mary McIlquham Netherlands Netherlands 1929 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Lori McNeil United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 1988 and world No. 4 in doubles in 1987 • 1987 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1988 French Open mixed doubles champion
Anabel Medina Garrigues Spain Spain
1982
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2009 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2008 • 2008 French Open women's doubles champion
Natalia Medvedeva Soviet Union Soviet Union
Ukraine Ukraine
1971
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 2003 and world No. 21 in doubles in 1994
Christianne Mercelis Belgium Belgium 1957 French quarterfinalist
Elise Mertens Belgium Belgium
1995
Ranked world No. 13 in singles 2018 and world No. 36 in doubles 2018 ◌ Singles: 2018 Australian Open semifinalist
Leila Meskhi Soviet Union Soviet Union
Georgia (country) Georgia
1968
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 1991 and world No. 21 in doubles in 1995
Margaret "Peggy" Michel United States United States
1949
1974/1975 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1974 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Florența Mihai Romania Romania
1955
Singles: 1977 French Open runner-up
Anne Minter Australia Australia
1963
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 1988 and world No. 68 in doubles in 1990
Sania Mirza India India
1986
Ranked world No. 27 in singles and world No. 1 in doubles. Three Grand Slam titles in mixed doubles. By far the most successful female player from India.
Kristina Mladenovic France France
1993
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 2017 and world No. 2 in doubles in 2017 ◌ Singles: 2015 US Open quarterfinalist • 2017 French Open quarterfinalist ◌ Doubles: 2016 French Open champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 2013 Wimbledon champion • 2014 Australian Open champion
Corinne Molesworth United Kingdom United Kingdom
1949
1972 French Open quarterfinalist
Margaret Molesworth Australia Australia
1894
1985
2
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1922 and 1923 • 1922/1923 Australian Championships champion • 1930/1933/1934 Australian Championships women's doubles champion
Alicia Molik Australia Australia
1981
Ranked world No. 8 in singles and world No. 6 in doubles in 2005 ◌ Singles: 2005 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 2004 Olympic bronze medalist ◌ Doubles: 2005 Australian Open champion • 2007 French Open champion
Dominique Monami Belgium Belgium
1973
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 1998 and world No. 21 in doubles in 2000 ◌ Singles: 1997/1999 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Ángeles Montolio Spain Spain
1975
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 2002
Helen Wills Moody United States United States
1905
1998
19
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, and 1938 • 1923/1924/1925/1927/1928/1929/1931 U.S. Championships champion1927/1928/1929/1930/1932/1933/1935/1938 Wimbledon champion1928/1929/1930/1932 French Championships champion • 1922/1924/1925/1928 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1924/1927/1930 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1930/1932 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1924/1928 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1929 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1924 Olympic gold medalist in singles and in doubles
Sally Moore Huss United States United States
1940
Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1959 • 1959 Wimbledon semifinalist
Corina Morariu United States United States
1978
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 1998 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 • 1999 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2001 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Olga Morozova Soviet Union Soviet Union
1949
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1975 • 1974 French Open women's doubles champion
Angela Mortimer Barrett United Kingdom United Kingdom
1932
3
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1961 • 1955 French Championships champion1958 Australian Championships champion1961 Wimbledon champion • 1955 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Joy Gannon Mottram United Kingdom United Kingdom 1952 French Championships quarterfinalist
Alycia Moulton United States United States
1961
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 1984 and world No. 28 in doubles in 1987
Phyllis Mudford King United Kingdom United Kingdom
1905
2006
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1930 • 1930 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1931 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Garbiñe Muguruza Spain Spain
1993
2
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2017, ranked world No. 10 in doubles in 2015 ◌ Singles: 2016 French open champion, 2014/2015 quarterfinalist • 2017 Wimbledon champion, 2015 finalist • 2017 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Anastasia Myskina Russia Russia
1981
1
Ranked world No. 2 in singles in 2004 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2005 • 2004 French Open champion
Kyōko Nagatsuka Japan Japan
1974
Ranked world No. 28 in singles and world No. 31 in doubles in 1995
Betsy Nagelsen United States United States
1956
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 1986 and world No. 11 in doubles in 1988 • 1978/1980 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Henrieta Nagyová Slovakia Slovakia
1978
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 2001 and world No. 37 in doubles in 2002
Martina Navratilova Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
United States United States
1956
18
Ranked world No. 1 at year-end in 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, and 1986 • 1978/1979/1982/1983/1984/1985/1986/1987/1990 Wimbledon champion1981/1983/1985 Australian Open champion1982/1984 French Open champion1983/1984/1986/1987 US Open champion • 1980/1982/1983/1984/1985/1987/1988/1989 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1975/1982/1984/1985/1986/1987/1988 French Open women's doubles champion • 1976/1979/1981/1982/1983/1984/1986 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1977/1978/1980/1983/1984/1986/1987/1989/1990 US Open women's doubles champion • 2003 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 1974/1985 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1985/1993/1995/2003 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1985/1987/2006 US Open mixed doubles champion • Ranked world No. 1 for 331 weeks
Larisa (Savchenko) Neiland Latvia Latvia
1966
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1988 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1992 • 1989 French Open women's doubles champion • 1991 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1992 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1994/1996 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion • 1995 French Open mixed-doubles champion
Janet Newberry United States United States
1953
1975/1977 French Open semifinalist
Helene Nicolopoulos Greece Greece 1928 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Jana Novotná Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Czech Republic Czech Republic
1968
2017
1
Ranked world No. 2 in singles at the end of the year in 1997 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1990 • 1998 Wimbledon champion • 1989/1990/1995/1998 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1990/1995 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1990/1991/1998 French Open women's doubles champion • 1994/1997/1998 US Open women's doubles champion • 1988/1989 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 1988 US Open mixed doubles champion • 1989 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Yola Ramírez Ochoa Mexico Mexico
1935
Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1961 • 1958 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1959 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Naomi Osaka Japan Japan
1997
2
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2018 ◌ Singles: 2018 US Open champion2019 Australian Open champion
Jeļena Ostapenko Latvia Latvia
1997
1
Ranked world No. 5 in singles in 2018 and No. 32 in doubles in 2017 ◌ Singles: 2017 French Open champion • 2018 Wimbledon semifinalist
Miriam Oremans Netherlands Netherlands
1972
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 1993 and world No. 19 in doubles in 1997 ◌ Doubles: 2000 Olympic silver medalist
Melanie Oudin United States United States
1991
Ranked world No. 31 in singles in 2010 and world No. 125 in doubles in 2011 • 2011 US Open mixed doubles champion
Tatiana Panova Russia Russia
1976
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2002 and world No. 75 in doubles in 2003
Pascale Paradis France France
1966
Ranked world No. 20 in singles and world No. 38 in doubles in 1988
Susan Chatrier Partridge Spain Spain 1953 French Championships quarterfinalist
Barbara Paulus Austria Austria
1970
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1996 and world No. 83 in doubles in 1989
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Russia Russia
1991
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2011 and world No. 70 in doubles in 2009
Lolette Payot Switzerland Switzerland
1
Ranked world No. 4 at year-end in 1932 • 1945 French Championships champion • 1935 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Irene Bowder Peacock South Africa South Africa
1892
1978
Ranked world No. 6 at year-end in 1922 • 1927 French Championships runner-up • 1927 French Championships women's doubles champion
Shahar Pe'er Israel Israel
1987
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2011 and world No. 14 in doubles in 2008
Peng Shuai China China
1986
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 2011 and world No. 13 in doubles in 2009
Flavia Pennetta Italy Italy
1982
1
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 2009 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2011 ◌ Singles: 2015 US Open champion, 2014 Australian Open quarterfinalist ◌ Doubles: 2011 Australian Open champion, 2010 WTA Finals champions
Květa (Hrdličková) Peschke Czech Republic Czech Republic
1975
Ranked world No. 26 in singles in 2005 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2011 • won Wimbledon doubles in 2011
Andrea Petkovic Germany Germany
1987
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2011 and world No. 68 in doubles in 2009
Nadia Petrova Russia Russia
1982
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2006 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2005
Eva Pfaff Germany West Germany
1961
Ranked world No. 17 in singles in 1983 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1988
Terry Phelps United States United States
1966
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1986 and world No. 37 in doubles in 1989
Mary Pierce France France
1975
2
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1995 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2000 • 1995 Australian Open champion2000 French Open champion • 2000 French Open women's doubles champion • 2005 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Marie
Neumannová Pinterova
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Hungary Hungary
1946
1974 French Open quarterfinalist
Sylvia Plischke Austria Austria
1977
Ranked world No. 27 in singles in 1999 and world No. 78 in doubles in 2001 • 1999 French Open quarterfinals
Karolína Plíšková Czech Republic Czech Republic
1992
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2017 • 2016 US Open finalist
Kimberly Po-Messerli United States United States
1971
Ranked world No. 14 in singles in 1997 and world No. 6 in doubles in 2001 • 2000 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Claudia Porwik Germany Germany
1968
Ranked world No. 29 in singles in 1990 and world No. 24 in doubles in 1994 • 1990 Australian Open quarterfinals
Barbara Potter United States United States
1961
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1983, and world No. 15 in doubles in 1988
Betty Rosenquest Pratt United States United States
1925
Ranked world No. 7 at year-end in 1954 • 1954 Wimbledon semifinalist
Mary Ann Prentiss United States United States 1948 French Championships quarterfinalist
Sandra Reynolds Price South Africa South Africa
1934
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1960 • 1959 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1959/1961/1962 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1959 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Monica Puig Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
1993
2016 Olympic gold medalist in singles
Jean Quertier United Kingdom United Kingdom
1925
Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1952 • 1948/1952 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1953 French Championships quarterfinalist
Agnieszka Radwańska Poland Poland
1989
Ranked world No. 2 in singles in 2012 and world No. 25 in doubles in 2011
Lisa Raymond United States United States
1973
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1997 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 • 2000 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2001 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2001/2005 US Open women's doubles champion • 2006 French Open women's doubles champion • 1996/2002 US Open mixed doubles champion • 1999 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 2003 French Open mixed doubles champion
Virginie Razzano France France
1983
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2009 and world No. 82 in doubles in 2001
Hazel Redick-Smith South Africa South Africa
1926
1952 French Championships semifinalist
Raffaella Reggi Italy Italy
1965
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 1988 and world No. 25 in doubles in 1991
Stephanie Rehe United States United States
1969
Ranked world No. 10 in singles in 1989 and world No. 10 in doubles in 1992
Kerry Melville Reid Australia Australia
1947
1
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1971 • 1977 (January) Australian Open champion • 1968/1977 Australian Championships/Open women's doubles champion • 1978 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Elna Reinach South Africa South Africa
1968
Ranked world No. 26 in singles in 1989 and world No. 10 in doubles in 1990 • 1994 US Open mixed doubles champion
Jennifer Mundel Reinbold South Africa South Africa
1962
1983 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Mary Carter Reitano Australia Australia
1934
2
1956/1959 Australian Championships champion • 1961 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1960/1961 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Aravane Rezaï France France
1987
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2010
Nancy Richey (Gunter) United States United States
1942
2
Ranked world No. 3 at the end of the year in 1968 • 1967 Australian Championships champion1968 French Open champion • 1966 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1965/1966 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Joan Ridley O'Meara United Kingdom United Kingdom 1929 Wimbledon semifinalist
Helen Rihbany United States United States 1949 Wimbledon semifinalist
Kathy Rinaldi United States United States
1967
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 1986 and world No. 13 in doubles in 1993
Barbara Rittner Germany Germany
1973
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 1993 and world No. 23 in doubles in 2002
Esna Boyd Robertson Australia Australia
1899
1966
1
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1928 • 1927 Australian Championships champion • 1922/1923/1926/1928 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1922/1926/1927 Australian Championships mixed doubles champion
Madzy Rollin Couquerque Netherlands Netherlands
1903
1994
1938 French Championships semifinalist
E. F. Rose 1923 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Odile de Roubin France France
1948
1973 French Open quarterfinalist
Virginia Ruano Pascual Spain Spain
1973
Ranked world No. 28 in singles in 1999 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2003 • 2001/2002/2004/2005/2008 French Open women's doubles champion • 2002/2003/2004 US Open women's doubles champion • 2004 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2000 French Open mixed doubles champion
Chanda Rubin United States United States
1976
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 1996 and world No. 9 in doubles in 1996 • 1996 Australian Open semifinalist • 1995/2000/2003 French Open quarterfinalist • 1996 Australian Open women's doubles champion
Magda Rurac Romania Romania Ranked world No. 9 at year-end in 1948 • 1947 French Championships quarterfinalist
Joanne Russell United States United States
1954
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 1983 and world No. 32 in doubles in 1987
Virginia Ruzici Romania Romania
1955
1
Ranked world No. 8 in 1979 • 1978 French Open champion • 1978 French Open women's doubles champion
Elizabeth Ryan United States United States
1892
1979
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1927 • 1914/1922/1930/1932/1933/1934 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1914/1919/1920/1921/1922/1923/1925/1926/1927/1930/1933/1934 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1926 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1913/1914 French Championships mixed doubles champion • 1919/1921/1923/1927/1928/1930/1932 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion • 1926/1933 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion
Magdaléna Rybáriková Slovakia Slovakia
1988
Ranked world No. 17 in 2018 • 2017 Wimbledon semifinalist • 2014 Wimbledon doubles semifinalist
Aryna Sabalenka Belarus Belarus
1998
Ranked world No. 12 in 2018
Gabriela Sabatini Argentina Argentina
1970
1
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1989 and world No. 3 in doubles in 1988 • 1990 US Open champion • 1988 Wimbledon women's doubles champion. 1988 Olympic silver medalist in singles.
Lucie Šafářová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1987
Ranked world No. 5 in singles in 2015 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2017
Dinara Safina Russia Russia
1986
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2009 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2008 • 2007 US Open women's doubles champion
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain Spain
1971
4
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 1995 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1992 • 1989/1994/1998 French Open champion1994 US Open champion • 1992/1995/1996 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1993/1994 US Open women's doubles champion • 1995 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1990/1992 French Open mixed doubles champion • 1993 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2000 US Open mixed doubles champion
Christina Sandberg Sweden Sweden
1948
1970 Australian Open quarterfinals
Mara Santangelo Italy Italy
1981
Ranked world No. 27 in singles and world No. 5 in doubles in 2007 • 2007 French Open women's doubles champion
Phyllis Satterthwaite United Kingdom United Kingdom
1886
1962
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1924 • 1924 Wimbledon semifinalist
Kazuko Sawamatsu Japan Japan
1951
1975 French Open quarterfinalist • 1975 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Naoko Sawamatsu Japan Japan
1973
Ranked world No. 14 in singles and world No. 98 in doubles in 1995
Mary Sawyer Australia Australia 1979 Australian Open semifinalist
Marijke Schaar Netherlands Netherlands
1944
1971 French Open semifinalist
Barbara Schett Austria Austria
1976
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 1999 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2001 ◌ Singles: 1999 US Open quarterfinalist • 1999 WTA Finals quarterfinalist
Francesca Schiavone Italy Italy
1980
1 Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2011 and world No. 8 in doubles in 2007 ◌ Singles: 2010 French Open champion, 2003/2010 US Open quarterfinalist, 2009 Wimbledon quarterfinalist, 2011 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Patty Schnyder Switzerland Switzerland
1978
Ranked world No. 7 in singles and world No. 15 in doubles in 2005 ◌ Singles: 2004 Australian Open semifinalist • 1998/2008 French Open quarterfinalist • 1998/2008 US Open quarterfinalist
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Netherlands Netherlands
1970
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 1996 and world No. 7 in doubles in 1995
Helga Schultze West Germany West Germany
1940
2015
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1964 • 1964 French Championships semifinalist
Renée Schuurman South Africa South Africa
1939
2001
Ranked world No. 8 at year-end in 1963 • 1959 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1959/1961/1962/1963 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1962 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Barbara Schwartz Austria Austria
1979
Ranked world No. 40 in singles in 1999 • 1999 French Open quarter-finals
Margaret Scriven Vivian United Kingdom United Kingdom
1912
2001
2
Ranked world No. 5 at year-end in 1933 and 1934 • 1933/1934 French champion • 1935 French women's doubles champion • 1935 French mixed doubles champion
Heather Segal South Africa South Africa
1931
1958 French Championships semi-finalist
Ann Marie Seghers 1949/1954 French Championships quarter-finalist
Monica Seles Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
United States United States
1973
9
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of 1991/1992/1995 and ranked world No. 16 in doubles in 1991 • 1991/1992/1993/1996 Australian Open champion1990/1991/1992 French Open champion1991/1992 US Open champion • 1990/1991/1992 WTA Finals champion • 1992 Wimbledon finalist • 2000 Olympic bronze medalist
Magüi Serna Spain Spain
1979
Ranked world No. 19 in singles and world No. 25 in doubles in 2004
Anastasija Sevastova Latvia Latvia
1990
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2018 • 2017 and 2016 US Open quarterfinalist
Maria Sharapova Russia Russia
1987
5
Ranked world No. 1 in 2005 ◌ Singles: 2004 Wimbledon champion2006 US Open champion2008 Australian Open champion2012/2014 French Open champion • 2004 WTA Finals champion • 2012 Olympic silver medalist
Meghann Shaughnessy United States United States
1979
Ranked world No. 11 in singles in 2001 and world No. 4 in doubles in 2005
Winnie Shaw United Kingdom United Kingdom
1947
1992
1970 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Dorothy Shepherd-Barron United Kingdom United Kingdom
1897
1953
1921/1924 Wimbledon quarterfinalist • 1924 Olympic bronze medalist in women's doubles • 1931 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Betty Nuthall Shoemaker United Kingdom United Kingdom
1911
1983
1
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1929 • 1930 U.S. Championships champion • 1930/1931/1933 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1931 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1929/1931 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1931/1932 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Pam Shriver United States United States
1962
Ranked world No. 3 in 1984 • 1984/1985/1987/1988 French Open women's doubles champion • 1981/1982/1983/1984/1986 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1983/1984/1986/1987/1991 US Open women's doubles champion • 1982/1983/1984/1985/1987/1988/1989 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1987 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion
Yaroslava Shvedova Russia Russia
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
1987
Ranked world No. 25 in singles in 2012 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2016 • 2010 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2010 US Open women's doubles champion
Anne-Gaëlle Sidot France France
1979
Ranked world No. 24 in singles in 2000 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2001
Laura Siegemund Germany Germany
1988
Ranked world No. 27 in singles and world No. 40 in doubles in 2016 ◌ Mixed doubles: 2016 US Open champion
Brigitte Simon-Glinel France France
1956
1978 French Open semifinalist
Susan Sloane-Lundy United States United States
1970
Ranked world No. 19 in 1989
Anna Smashnova (Pistolesi) Israel Israel
1976
Ranked world No. 15 in 2003
Anne Smith United States United States
1959
Ranked world No. 12 in 1982 • 1981 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1980/1982 French Open women's doubles champion • 1980 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1981 US Open women's doubles champion • 1980/1984 French Open mixed-doubles champion • 1982 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1981/1982 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Elizabeth Smylie Australia Australia
1963
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1987 and world No. 5 in doubles in 1988 • 1985 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1991 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1983/1990 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Abigail Spears United States United States
1981
2017 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling Germany Germany
Denmark Denmark
1908
1981
3
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1936 • 1935/1936/1937 French Championships champion • 1933 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Irina Spîrlea Romania Romania
1974
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 1997 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1995
Karolina Šprem Croatia Croatia
1984
Ranked world No. 17 in 2004
Katarina Srebotnik Slovenia Slovenia
1981
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 2006 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2008 • 1999/2006/2010 French Open mixed doubles champion • 2003 US Open mixed doubles champion • 2011 Australian Open mixed doubles champion
Kay Stammers Bullitt United Kingdom United Kingdom
1914
2005
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1939 • 1935 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1935/1936 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Carolin Babcock Stark United States United States
1912
1987
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1934 and 1936 • 1936 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Sloane Stephens United States United States
1993
1
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2018 ◌ Singles: 2017 US Open champion • 2018 French Open finalist • 2013 Australian Open semifinalist • 2013 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Greer Stevens South Africa South Africa
1957
Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1980 • 1980 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Alexandra Stevenson United States United States
1980
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 2002 and world No. 67 in doubles in 2003
Samantha Stosur Australia Australia
1984
1
Ranked world No. 4 in singles in 2011 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2006 ◌ Singles: 2011 US Open Champion • 2010 French Open finalist • 2010/2011 WTA Finals semifinalist ◌ Doubles: 2006 French Open champion • 2005 US Open champion • 2005/2006 WTA Finals champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 2005 Australian Open champion • 2008/2014 Wimbledon champion
Betty Stöve Netherlands Netherlands
1945
Ranked world No. 5 in 1977 • 1972/1979 French Open women's doubles champion • 1972 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1972/1977/1979 US Open women's doubles champion • 1978/1981 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1977/1978 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Barbora Strýcová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1986
Ranked world No. 16 in singles and world No. 10 in doubles in 2017
Rennae Stubbs Australia Australia
1971
Ranked world No. 64 in 1996 • 2000 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2001/2004 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 2001 US Open women's doubles champion • 2000 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion • 2001 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Paola Suárez Argentina Argentina
1976
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2004 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2002 ◌ Doubles: 2001/2002/2004/2005 French Open champion • 2002/2003/2004 US Open champion • 2004 Australian Open champion
Carla Suárez Navarro Spain Spain
1988
Ranked world No. 6 in singles in 2016 and world No. 11 in doubles in 2015 ◌ Singles: 2008/2014 French Open quarterfinalist • 2009/2016/2018 Australian Open quarterfinalist • 2013 US Open quarterfinalist
Elena Subirats Mexico Mexico
1947
1968 French Open quarterfinalist
Ai Sugiyama Japan Japan
1975
Ranked world No. 8 in singles in 2004 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2000 ◌ Doubles: 2000 US Open champion • 2003 French Open champion • 2003 Wimbledon champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1999 US Open champion
Helena Suková Czechoslovakia Czech Republic
1965
Ranked world No. 4 in 1985 • 1990/1992 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1990 French Open women's doubles champion • 1987/1989/1990/1996 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1985/1993 US Open women's doubles champion • 1991 French Open mixed-doubles champion • 1994/1996/1997 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1993 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Věra Suková Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1931
1982
Ranked world No. 5 at the end of the year in 1962 • 1962 Wimbledon finalist • 1957/1963 French semifinalist • 1962 US quarterfinalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 1957 French champion
Sheila Piercey Summers South Africa South Africa
1919
2005
Ranked world No. 6 at the end of the year in 1947 • 1947/1949 French Championships mixed-doubles champion • 1949 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion
Sun Tiantian China China
1981
Ranked world No. 77 in singles and world No. 16 in doubles in 2007 ◌ Doubles: 2004 Olympics gold medalist ◌ Mixed doubles: 2008 Australian Open champion
Karen Hantze Susman United States United States
1942
1
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1962 • 1962 Wimbledon champion • 1961/1962 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1964 U.S Championships women's doubles champion
May Sutton Bundy United States United States
1886
1975
3
1904 U.S. Championships champion1905/1907 Wimbledon champion • 1904 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion
Astrid Suurbeek Netherlands Netherlands
1947
1968 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Elina Svitolina Ukraine Ukraine
1994
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2017 ◌ Singles: 2015/2017 French Open quarterfinalist • 2018 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Mariaan de Swardt South Africa South Africa
1971
Ranked world No. 28 in singles in 1996 and world No. 11 in doubles in 1998 • 1999 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2000 French Open mixed doubles champion
Éva Szabó Hungary Hungary
1945
1975 French Open quarter-finalist
Ágnes Szávay Hungary Hungary
1988
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 2008 and world No. 22 in doubles in 2007
Silvija Talaja Croatia Croatia
1978
Ranked world No. 18 in singles in 2000 and world No. 54 in doubles in 2004
Tamarine Tanasugarn Thailand Thailand
1977
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 2002 and world No. 15 in doubles in 2004
Catherine Tanvier France France
1965
Ranked world No. 20 in singles in 1984 and world No. 16 in doubles in 1986
Billie Tapscott South Africa South Africa
1903
1970
1927 French, 1929 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Patricia Tarabini Argentina Argentina
1968
Ranked world No. 29 in singles and world No. 12 in doubles in 1888 • 1996 French Open mixed doubles champion
Nathalie Tauziat France France
1967
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 2000 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2002 ◌ Singles: 1998 Wimbledon finalist • 1991 French Open quarterfinalist • 2000 US Open quarterfinalist
Pam Teeguarden United States United States
1951
1977 French Open quarterfinalist
Judy Tegart Dalton Australia Australia
1937
Ranked world No. 7 at the end of the year in 1968 • 1968 Wimbledon runner-up • 1964/1967/1969/1970 Australian Championships/Open women's doubles champion • 1966 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1966 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1970/1971 US Open women's doubles champion
Andrea Temesvári Hungary Hungary
1966
Ranked world No. 7 in 1984 • 1986 French Open women's doubles champion
Sandrine Testud France France
1972
Ranked world No. 9 in singles and world No. 8 in doubles in 2000 ◌ Singles: 1997 US Open quarterfinalist • 1998 Australian Open quarterfinalist
Patricia Canning Todd United States United States
1922
1
Ranked world No. 4 at the end of the year in 1950 • 1947 French Championships champion • 1948 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1947 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1948 French Championships mixed doubles champion
Renáta Tomanová Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1954
Ranked world no. 22 ◌ Singles: 1976 Australian Open finalist • 1976 French Open finalist ◌ Doubles: 1978 Australian Open champion ◌ Mixed doubles: 1978 French Open champion
Christine Truman Janes United Kingdom United Kingdom
1941
1
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1959 ◌ Singles: 1959 French champion ◌ Doubles: 1960 Australian champion
Kay Tuckey Maule United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 10 at year-end in 1951 • 1951 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Linda Tuero United States United States
1950
1971 French Open quarter-finalist
Iroda Tulyaganova Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
1982
Ranked world No. 16 in singles and world No. 28 in doubles in 2002
Wendy Turnbull Australia Australia
1952
Ranked world No. 3 in singles in 1985 • 1977 US Open runner-up • 1979 French Open runner-up • 1980 Australian Open runner-up • 1978 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1979 French Open women's doubles champion • 1979/1982 US Open women's doubles champion • 1979/1982 French Open mixed-doubles champion • 1980 US Open mixed-doubles champion • 1983/1984 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion
Lesley Turner Bowrey Australia Australia
1942
2
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1963 • 1963/1965 French Championships champion • 1964/1965/1967 Australian Championships women's doubles champion • 1964/1965 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1964 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1961 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1961/1964 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
C Tyrell 1926 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Vladimíra Uhlířová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1978
Ranked world No. 18 in doubles in 2007
Nicole Vaidišová Czech Republic Czech Republic
1989
Ranked world No. 7 in singles in 2007 ◌ Singles: 2006 French Open semifinalist • 2007 Australian Open semifinalist • 2007/2008 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Lucia Valerio Italy Italy
1905
1996
1933 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Molly Van Nostrand United States United States
1965
1985 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Coco Vandeweghe United States United States
1991
Ranked world No. 9 in singles in 2017 and world No. 18 in doubles in 2016 ◌ Singles: 2017 Australian Open semifinalist • 2017 US Open semifinalist • 2015/2017 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Yvonne Vermaak South Africa South Africa
1956
Ranked world No. 20 in 1983
Elena Vesnina Russia Russia
1986
Ranked world No. 13 in singles in 2017 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2014 • 2013 French Open women's doubles champion • 2014 US Open women's doubles champion • 2016 Australian Open mixed doubles champion • 2016 Olympics women's doubles gold medalist
Roberta Vinci Italy Italy
1983
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 2013 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2012 • Year-end world No. 1 in doubles in 2012 • 2012 French Open women's doubles champion • 2012 US Open women's doubles champion • 2013 Australian Open women's doubles champion • ITF World Champion in doubles, 2012 (with Sara Errani)
Erika Vollmer Germany Germany 1953 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Vlasta Vopičková Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1944
1968 and 1970 French Open quarter-finalist
Bernice Carr Vukovich South Africa South Africa
1938
1960 US Open quarter-finals
Virginia Wade United Kingdom United Kingdom
1945
3
Ranked world No. 2 at the end of the year in 1968 • 1968 US Open champion1977 Wimbledon champion1972 Australian Open champion • 1973 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1973 French Open women's doubles champion • 1973 and 1975 US Open women's doubles champion
Jean Walker-Smith United Kingdom United Kingdom Ranked world No. 5 at the end of the year in 1951 • 1951 French Championships semifinalist
Wang Qiang China China
1992
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 2018
Patricia Ward Hales United Kingdom United Kingdom
1929
1985
Ranked world No. 8 at the end of the year in 1956
Heather Watson United Kingdom United Kingdom
1992
2016 Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
Maud Watson United Kingdom United Kingdom
1864
1946
2
1884/1885 Wimbledon champion
Phoebe Holcroft Watson United Kingdom United Kingdom
1898
1980
Ranked world No. 2 at year-end in 1929 • 1929 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1928/1929 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1929 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1928 French Championships women's doubles champion
Maria Weiss Argentina Argentina 1948/1952 French quarterfinalist
Alice Weiwers Luxembourg Luxembourg 1946 French quarterfinalist
Mimi Arnold Wheeler United States United States
1939
1958 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Nancy Chaffee United States United States
1929
2002
Ranked world No. 4 at year-end in 1951 • 1951 Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Anne White United States United States
1961
Ranked world No. 19 in singles in 1986 and world No. 18 in doubles in 1988
Robin White United States United States
1963
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 1987 and world No. 8 in doubles in 1990 • 1988 US Open women's doubles champion • 1989 US Open mixed-doubles champion
Eileen Bennett Whittingstall United Kingdom United Kingdom
1907
1979
Ranked world No. 3 at year-end in 1931 • 1928 French Championships runner-up • 1931 U.S. Championships runner-up • 1928/1931 French Championships women's doubles champion • 1931 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1928/1929 French Championships mixed-doubles champion • 1927 U.S. Championships mixed-doubles champion
Yanina Wickmayer Belgium Belgium
1989
Ranked world No. 12 in singles and world No. 72 in doubles in 2010 ◌ Singles: 2009 US Open semifinalist
Judith Wiesner Austria Austria
1966
Ranked world No. 12 in singles in 1997 and world No. 29 in doubles in 1989 • 1996 Wimbledon quaraterfinalist • 1996 US Open quarterfinalist
Hazel
Hotchkiss Wightman
United States United States
1886
1974
4
1909/1910/1911/1919 U.S. Championships champion • 1909/1910/1911/1915/1924/1928 U.S. Championships women's doubles champion • 1924 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1909/1910/1911/1915/1918/1920 U.S. Championships mixed doubles champion • 1924 Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles and mixed doubles
Serena Williams United States United States
1981
23
Ranked world No. 1 at the end of the year in 2002, 2009, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and ranked world No. 1 in doubles in 2010 • ITF World Champion: singles, 2002, 2009, 2012; doubles, 2009 (with Venus Williams) • 2003/2005/2007/2009/2010/2015/2017 Australian Open champion2002/2013/2015 French Open champion2002/2003/2009/2010/2012/2015/2016 Wimbledon champion1999/2002/2008/2012/2013/2014 US Open champion • 2012 Olympic Singles Gold Medalist • 2000/2008/2012 Olympic Doubles Gold Medalist • 2001/2003/2009/2010 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1999/2010 French Open women's doubles champion • 2000/2002/2008/2009/2012/2016 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1999/2009 US Open women's doubles champion • 1998 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion • 1998 US Open mixed-doubles champion • Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 300 weeks
See also: Williams sisters
Venus Williams United States United States
1980
7
Ranked world No. 1 in singles in 2002 and world No. 1 in doubles in 2010 • ITF World Champion in doubles, 2009 (with Serena Williams) • 2000/2001/2005/2007/2008 Wimbledon champion2000/2001 US Open champion • 2000 Olympic Singles Gold Medalist • 2000/2008/2012 Olympic Doubles Gold Medalist • 2001/2003/2009/2010 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1999/2010 French Open women's doubles champion • 2000/2002/2008/2009/2012/2016 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1999/2009 US Open women's doubles champion • 1998 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion • 1998 French Open mixed-doubles champion • Ranked world No. 1 for a total of 11 weeks
See also: Williams sisters
Julia Wipplinger South Africa South Africa 1952 French quarterfinalist
Marianne Werdel Witmeyer United States United States
1967
Ranked world No. 21 in singles in 1995 and world No. 45 in doubles in 1992
Caroline Wozniacki Denmark Denmark
1990
1
Ranked world No. 1 in singles at the end of the year in 2010 and world No. 52 in doubles in 2014 ◌ Singles: 2018 Australian Open champion • 2009/2014 US Open finalist • 2010/2017 French Open quarterfinalist • 2017 WTA Finals champion
Aleksandra Wozniak Canada Canada
1987
Ranked world No. 21 in 2009
Yan Zi China China
1984
Ranked world No. 40 in singles in 2008 and world No. 4 in doubles in 2006 • 2006 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2006 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Zhang Shuai China China
1989
Ranked world No. 23 in singles in 2016
Zheng Jie China China
1983
Ranked world No. 15 in singles in 2009 and world No. 3 in doubles in 2006 • 2006 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2006 Wimbledon women's doubles champion
Radka Zrubáková Czechoslovakia Czech Republic
1970
Ranked world No. 22 in singles in 1991 and world No. 38 in doubles in 1993
Fabiola Zuluaga Colombia Colombia
1979
Ranked world No. 16 in singles in 2005
Natasha Zvereva Belarus Belarus
1971
Ranked world No. 5 in singles in 1989 and world No. 1 in doubles in 1991 • 1989/1992/1993/1994/1995/1997 French Open women's doubles champion • 1991/1992/1995/1996 US Open women's doubles champion • 1991/1992/1993/1994/1997 Wimbledon women's doubles champion • 1993/1994/1997 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 1990 & 1995 Australian Open mixed-doubles champion
Vera Zvonareva Russia Russia
1984
Ranked world No. 2 in singles in 2010 and world No. 9 in doubles in 2005 • 2006 US Open women's doubles champion • 2012 Australian Open women's doubles champion • 2004 US Open mixed-doubles champion • 2006 Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion

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