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Famous Tennis Players


Tennis is a racquet game involving two players or two teams of two players . A two players' tennis match is known as singles and a tennis match between two teams of two players is known as doubles . In tennis , a stringed racquet is used by the players to hit a ball.
The ball used in the sport is a hollow rubber ball covered with felt.

Olympic tennis competition is held in a single knockout round . Men and women compete in four events in the Olympic tennis . Men and women compete in singles and doubles matches each.

The International Tennis Federation or the ITF is the international governing body for the sport. The other organizations having governing power are the Association of Tennis Professional or the ATP and the Women's Tennis Association or the WTA.

Andre Agassi, Steffi Graff and Suzanne Lenglen are some of the most popular tennis players in the world, who have won medals for their countries at the Summer Games.

Full Name : Andre Kirk Agassi
  • Date of Birth : 29 th April, 1970
  • Country : The United States
  • Sport : Tennis
  • Grand Slam : 8 Title
  • Wimbledon : 1992
  • U.S. Open : 1994 & 1999
  • French Open : 1999
  • Australian Open : 1995, 2000, 2001 & 2003
  • Tennis Masters Cup : 1990
  • 1996 Summer Games Gold Medal: 
  • ATP Masters Series : 17 titles (Maximum)
  • ATP Tour : 33 titles
  • Miami Masters : 1990, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2002 & 2003
  • Indian Wells Masters : 2001
  • Rome Masters : 2002
  • Canada Masters : 1992, 1994 & 1995
  • Cincinnati Masters : 1995, 1996 & 2004
  • Madrid Masters : 2002
  • Paris Masters : 1994 & 1999

Full Name : Stefanie Maria Graf (Steffi Graf)
  • Date of Birth : 14th June, 1969
  • Country : Germany
  • Sport involved in : Tennis
  • Achievements made : 
  • Grand Slam : 22 Titles
  • Wimbledon : 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995 and 1996
  • U.S. Open : 1988, 1989, 1993, 1995 and 1996
  • French Open : 1987, 1988, 1993, 1995, 1996 and 1999
  • Australian Open : 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1994
  • Summer Games : 3 titles
  • Gold medal in the singles event at the 1988 Seoul Olympics
  • Winner of bronze medal in the doubles event in the 1988 Seoul Summer Games
  • Silver medalist in the singles event in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics
  • Gold Medal in 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games
  • WTA Tour Championships: 1987, 1989, 1993, 1995 and 1996
  • Awarded the "Most Improved Player" WTA TOUR in 1986
  • Chosen the "Player of the Year" WTA TOUR in 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996
  • Awarded the "Most Exciting Player of the Year" WTA TOUR in 1996, 1998 and 1999
  • Chosen for the "World Champion" ITF award in 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1995 and 1996
  • Voted the "BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year" in 1988
  • Voted the "Associated press female athlete of the year" in 1989
  • Awarded the "Prince of Asturias Award" and the "Germany Television Award" in 1999
  • Chosen the "Athlete of the Century" for the category "female athlete in ball sports" by IOC panel in 1999
  • Voted the "Female Athlete of the Year" by German TV broadcaster ARD in 1999
  • Received the "Female Sports Award of the last Decade" by ESPY, Las Vegas in 1999
  • Awarded the "Olympic Medal of Honor" granted by Dr. Antonio Samaranch, President of the IOC, Lausanne in 1999
  • Given the "Medal of Honor" by Mr. Erwin Teufel in 2002
  • Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • Won 1982 European Championship.
Full Name:Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen
  • Date of Birth:24 th May, 1899
  • Died on:4 th July, 1938
  • Country:France
  • Sport involved in:Tennis
  • Achievements made: 
  • Grand Slam (singles): 12 titles
  • Wimbledon: 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1925
  • World Hard Court Championships: 1914, 1921, 1922 and 1923
  • French Championships: 1925 and 1926
  • Grand Slam (women's doubles): 11 titles
  • Wimbledon: 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1925
  • World Hard Court Championships: 1914, 1921 and 1922
  • French Championships: 1925 and 1926
  • Grand Slam (mixed doubles): 5 titles
  • Wimbledon: 1920, 1922 and 1925
  • French Championships: 1925 and 1926
  • Summer Games: 3 titles
  • Gold medal in the women's singles event at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games
  • Gold medalist in the mixed doubles event in the 1920 Antwerp Olympics
  • Winner of bronze medal in the women's doubles event in the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games
  • Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1978

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