From Serena Williams to Sania Mirza, they have nailed the ground. With strong determination to compete against all the odds, these women rose to be World’s top players in Lawn Tennis. When they’re playing, nothing matters whether it’s the way they appear or dress up. They play with utmost style without any fear of how they look or carry themselves when they are on the battleground.
That being said, what allures most of the eyes apart from their amazing performance is their superb gesture on the court. Yes, tennis world has got so many gorgeous ladies who raised the temperature every time they stepped up.
Do you want to see who they are? Here you go!
Note: This article is just for the sake of entertainment and not to harm any values.1. Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is a testament to the power of one individual to make it, whatever the odds, whatever the controversy, whatever people think. She was born in Russia in 1987, moved to the U.S. at an early age and began training. After turning professional at age 14, she became the 10th woman to earn a career Grand Slam with her French Open win in 2012, and she added a second French crown in 2014.
2. Ana Ivanovic
She is known for her strong forehand and super fast serve, this Serbian beauty made her mark in French Open 2008. Post her no.1 ranking; she has seen a notable decline in form. The powerful forehand without much of a topspin along with her height gives her a distinct advantage on clay. She made a good beginning in 2014, defeating both Serena and Venus Williams in Australian Open.
3. Simona Halep
Simona Halep, born on 27 September 1991, is a Romanian professional tennis player. Halep first broke into the world’s top 50 at the end of 2012, reached the top 20 in August 2013, and finally got listed in the top 10 in January 2014.
4. Kim Clijsters
Born in Belgium in 1983, tennis player Kim Clijsters made her professional debut in 1999. She became the top-ranked player in the world in 2003, and in 2005 she won her first Grand Slam singles championship at the U.S.
5. Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis is a Czechoslovak-born Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked the World No. 3 in doubles by the WTA. She has spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No. 1 and has won five Grand Slam singles titles.
6. Li Na
Li Na was born on 26 February 1982 and is a retired Chinese professional tennis player, who achieved a career-high ranking of world No. 2 on the WTA Tour on 17 February 2014. Over the course of her career, Li won nine WTA singles titles, including two Grand Slam singles titles at the 2011 French Open and 2014 Australian Open.
7. Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza began playing tennis since the age of 6, turning professional in 2003. She was trained by her father. She won 10 singles and 13 doubles titles as a junior player. She represents India with pride and we love her never-ending spirit.
8. Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova is a retired professional Russian tennis player and model. Although she never won a “singles” tournament, her celebrity image made her one of the best-known tennis players in the world.
9. Sabine Lisicki
Sabine Katharina Lisicki is a German professional tennis player. She turned professional in 2006 and her breakthrough came in 2009 when she reached the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships and won her first WTA title.
10. Alize Cornet
Alizé Cornet is a French tennis player. On 16 February 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of world no. 11. In 2014, Cornet became known for defeating the World no. 1 Serena Williams on three occasions. At the Dubai Tennis Championships, she recorded a straight-set win over Williams in the semifinals, which resulted in Cornet’s accession to her biggest final in almost six years.
11. Agnieszka Radwanska
Radwanska achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 2 in July 2012 and is currently ranked world No. 8 by the Women’s Tennis Association. Kudos to that!
12. Maria Kirilenko
Russian tennis star who recently retired from professional tennis had a major impact on women tennis in the first decade of the millennium. She turned pro in 2001 and went on to achieve her career best ranking of No.5 in 2011. Along with her game, she also focusses on her career in modelling.
13. Belinda Bencic
Belinda Bencic burst on to the tennis scene back in 2015 winning two WTA titles and reached top 10 in WTA rankings. She has made steady progress since then and consistently making it to the second, third rounds of grand slams.
14. Caroline Wozniacki
She was the first woman from a Scandinavian country to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall. She finished on top of the rankings in both 2010 and 2011.
15. Eugenie Bouchard
Eugenie “Genie” Bouchard is a Canadian professional tennis player. Bouchard is Canada’s highest-ranked women’s singles player, currently ranked 59th in the World Rankings.
16. Petra Kvitova
Petra Kvitová known for her powerful left-handed ground strokes and variety, turned professional in 2006 and has won 19 career singles titles, including two Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon.
17. Dominika Cibulkova
Hails from Bratislava, Dominika started her professional career in 2006 and went on to win four WTA titles. She also reached her career’s best-ranking No.10 after reaching the final of 2014 Australian Open.
18. Tsvetana Pironkova
Tsvetana Pironkova has been around for a while who turned professional back in 2002 and her biggest achievements include defeating Serena Williams three times at the grand slam events.
19. Mandy Minella
A lot was expected of Mandy Minella when she turned professional back in 2001 but she never lived up to the expectations and now she is in the twilight of her career. But hey she is not on this list because of her tennis credentials.
20. Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka has won two Australian Open singles titles (2012 and 2013), becoming the only Belarusian player, male or female, to win a Grand Slam singles title. She currently does not play but is planning to return to competitive tennis at the 2017 Mallorca Open.