Women's tennis has always been a popular sport for both men and women alike. The sport combines strength and athleticism with speed, flexibility, and an element of grace that makes the players attractive and pleasing to the eye. Off the court, some of the sports biggest stars, and even some lesser players, have been targets of many photographers looking to capture their beauty and reveal just how hot they really are.
The days of American tennis domination are clearly in the past. With countries such as Russia, Serbia, and Spain dominating the top rankings on the Men's and Women's tours, the field of gifted tennis nations has truly become diverse. However, the United States has still produced some of the best tennis champions over the past 20 years. Here is a look at 16 of the most successful American tennis players since
On 26 October , she reached her best singles ranking of world No. She started playing tennis at age 5 when her older brother Sean introduced her to the game. She also has a twin brother named Brett. Van Uytvanck graduated high school at Sint-Donatus in Merchtem. As a junior, she alternated between training with local coach Sacha Katsnelson and the Flemish Tennis Association, where she has been coached by Ann DeVries.
Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen born September 14, is a former American women's professional tennis player, who is considered to be perhaps the greatest player ever to come out of Minnesota. In doubles, she reached No. Helgeson-Nielsen was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota , before moving to Edina after seventh grade. She was coached by her brother, Brace, throughout juniors and high school. Whilst there, she was a four-year letter winner and a three-time All American, and holds the all-time best career winning percentage. Her best season was in , winning her first WTA title in Auckland and reaching the fourth round of the Australian and U. She reached the final of Auckland again in , but a serious wrist injury at a tournament in Amelia Island put her out for the rest of the season.