BEST TENNISISTS OF THE WORLD
Tennis is a sport in which either two players or two teams consisting of two players can compete. The task of tennis players is to use the special racquets to send the ball straight to the side of the opponent so that he could not reflect it. Since tennis is one of the most popular sports, we will not go into details, because everyone is familiar with this game, but we should talk about famous tennis players. So, who can be attributed to the best tennis players in the world?
Marat Safin is a titled Russian athlete, a wonderful tennis player and Honored Master of Sports of Russia. Marat was born in 1980 on January 27 in the city of Moscow. Safin’s main achievement is that he is the former first single player in the world. This athlete has won a huge number of different championships and beat many good tennis players. In 2009, Safin ended his professional sports career.
Maria Sharapova is a very famous Russian tennis player. Maria was born in 1987 on April 19. Sharapova is the ex first racket of the whole world in a single style. Sharapova won the Grand Slam 3 times. Maria won 27 WTA tournaments (24 in singles, 3 in doubles). Also, this athlete is the owner of the Federation Cup for 2008.
Elena Dementieva is a famous Russian tennis player and honored master of sports. Dementieva was born in 1981 on October 15. In 2008, she became the Olympic Champion, and in 2000 at the Olympic Games she won silver. In 2005, Elena became the owner of the Federation Cup. In general, Dementieva managed to win 4 Grand Slam tournaments. In addition, Dementieva was awarded the title of the former third racket of the world in a single style, plus the ex of the first racket of Russia.
Rafael Nadal is a Spanish tennis player, the ex-first single player in the world. Raphael was born in 1986 on June 3. During his sports career, the Spanish tennis player won 10 Grand Slam tournaments, became the Olympic champion in 2008, and also won the Golden Helmet career.
Anna Kournikova is not only a famous Russian tennis player, but also a model. Kournikova was born in 1981 on June 7. This athlete is the ex-first racket of the whole world in doubles, which is a lot of important achievement, because she is the only Russian woman who managed to achieve this.
Roger Federer is the name of one of the most titled Swiss athletes. Roger was born in 1981 on August 8. Federer managed to achieve a lot during his sports career: sixteen-time champion of the Grand Slam tournament, five-time winner of the ATP World Tour Finals. And yet, no less interesting, Roger Federer is the absolute champion in the amount of fees received among tennis players – 63 million US dollars.
The name Ana Ivanovich belongs to the famous Serbian tennis player, who, since 2008, deserves the title of the first racket of the world in singles. The athlete was born in 1987 on November 6 in the city of Belgrade (Yugoslavia). Ana Ivanovich is a two-time champion of the Grand Slam tournament, as well as the winner of Roland Garros in 2008.
Vera Zvonareva is an excellent Russian athlete, the ex-second racket of the world in singles. During her tennis career, Zvonareva managed to win the Grand Slam tournament 3 times, win WTA tournaments in various categories 17 times, also become the 2008 bronze medalist at the Beijing Olympics and twice the winner of the Federation Cup in 2004 and 2008.
The name Alisa Kleibanova is associated with a wonderful person, an excellent Russian athlete and a wonderful tennis player. Alisa was born in 1989 on July 15 in the city of Moscow. During her sports career, Alice managed to win the WTA tournament 7 times, to become a semi-finalist in one of the Grand Slam tournaments in doubles, as well as the former third racket in the junior ranking.
Justine Henin is a famous Belgian athlete, tennis player. Henin was born in 1982 on June 1 in Belgium. In 2005-2007, Justine received the title of winner of the French tennis championship. During her career, Justine Henin was able to win 7 victories in the Grand Slam tournaments, but she never became the winner of Wimbildon, always being content with a small one, for example, in 2001 and 2006, the title of finalist of the tournament. Justine’s career ended in 2008.
Shahar Peer is a beautiful Israeli tennis player. Peer was born in Jerusalem in 1987 on May 1. I would like to note that this athlete is the 16th racket of the world. The girl showed her first results at the age of 14, when she became the Israeli tennis champion. The professional career of Shahar Peer began in 2004. In 2005, she enlisted in the army in the status of “excellent athlete.” In 2006, he won the tournament in Prague, and at the championship in Istanbul he beat the Russian tennis player Anastasia Myskina.