• Top 10 Tallest Female Tennis Players

    Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitová... ahead of this season's tournament, we're celebrating #advantagetall with a list of the tallest female tennis players ever.


  • Eva Hrdinová

    Born: 15 June 1984
    Height: 6'3"
    Turned pro: 2004
    Country: Czech Republic

    At 6'3", Eva is the tallest female tennis player in history. She reached her best singles ranking of world no. 168 on 14 April 2008 and has three singles and 19 doubles titles under her belt.


  • Akgul Amanmuradova

    Born: 23 June 1984
    Height: 6'2"/190cm
    Turned pro: 2000
    Country: Uzbekistan

    Peaking at world number 50 on 26 May 2008, the right-handed sports star has won nine single and 14 doubles titles in her career. Akgul reached world no. 36 in the doubles rankings on 18 January 2010 too.


  • Lindsay Davenport

    Born: 8 June 1976
    Height: 6'21⁄2 "
    Turned pro: 1993
    Country: USA

    World no. 1 on eight different occasions, Olympic gold medal winner and International Tennis Hall of Fame honouree. Former tennis pro Lindsay is also remembered for playing Venus Williams in the longest and arguably most riveting women's final in Wimbledon history.


  • Maria Sharapova

    Born: 19 April 1987
    Height: 6'2"
    Turned pro: 2001
    Country: Russia

    Named by Forbes as the highest paid female athlete in the world for 11 consecutive years, Maria has enjoyed a rare level of longevity in women's tennis and is the only Russian to earn a career Grand Slam. Suspended for two years after testing positive for a banned substance, she returned to competition in April 2017.


  • Karolína Plíšková

    Born: 25 March 1992
    Height: 6'1"
    Turned pro: 2009
    Country: Czech Republic

    Noted for her powerful serve and forceful groundstrokes, Karolína peaked at world no. 3 in 2017. She won the Australian Open junior title in 2010 and reached her first career Grand Slam final at the 2016 US Open, where she came runner up in three sets.


  • Venus Williams

    Born: 17 June 1980
    Height: 6'1"
    Turned pro: 1994
    Country: US

    Regarded as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis, Venus is a four-time Olympic gold medallist with seven Grand Slam titles. She's the only tennis player ever to have won a medal at four separate Olympic games and holds the record for the most Grand Slams played.


  • Dinara Safina

    Born: 27 April 1986
    Height: 6'1"
    Turned pro: 2000
    Country: Russia

    Tennis ace Dinara is a Olympic silver medal winner, former world no. 1 and one of the world's tallest women's tennis players. In 2007, she had Grand Slam success in women's doubles with Nathalie Dechy but retired in 2014 following a lengthy absence due to an ongoing back injury.


  • Ana Ivanović

    Born: 6 November 1987
    Height: 6'
    Turned pro: 2003
    Country: Serbia and Montenegro

    Competing as a pro until 2016, Ana is a former world no. 1 and Grand Slam title winner. She's also one of Time's 30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past Present and Future and was included on the list of Top 100 Greatest Players Ever by reported Matthew Cronin.


  • Victoria Azarenka

    Born: 31 July 1989
    Height: 6'
    Turned pro: 2003
    Country: Belarus

    After winning two Australian Opens in 2012 and 2013, Victoria is the only Belarusian tennis player with a Grand Slam singles title. Her other achievements include earning two mixed doubles titles and picking up two medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics.


  • Petra Kvitová

    Born: 8 March 1990
    Height: 6'
    Turned pro: 2006
    Country: Czech Republic

    Petra is the second highest-ranked left-handed player with 20 career singles titles, including two Wimbledon Grand Slams. Reaching a career-high of world no. 2 in 2011, she also won bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics.


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