1. Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis is a former world number one Swiss tennis player. Known as the “Swiss Miss” and some regarded her as the Princess of WTA. She has won a lot of Grand Slam titles… don’t ask me which titles because I have no idea myself. Her effusive personality and cut physique have earned her the attention of a lot of fashion photographers.
Do you know how old was Martina Hingis when she won the junior French Open?
2. Daniela Hantuchova
She is a Slovak professional tennis player. As of March 19, 2007, Hantuchova ranks at No. 12 in singles.
HantuchovÃ¡ has won two WTA singles tournaments in her career, the first in 2002 at the Tier I Pacific Life Open, defeating Martina Hingis, and in 2007 at the same tournament, defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final, ending a 5-year title drought.
3. Maria Sharapova
Six feet tall, muscular and blonde, Sharapova turned pro in 2001 at the young age of 14. In 2004 Sharapova stunned the tennis world by defeating defending champion Serena Williams in the singles finals at Wimbledon to win the tournament at age 17. Occasionally she took modelling jobs, earning sweet comparisons to Anna Kournikova! Sharapova is known to produce high decibel on tennis court.
4. Elena Dementieva
Dementieva is a beautiful babe from Russia, played and won her first international tournament, Les Petit As, in France at the age of 13. In 1997, she turned professional and is currently ranked World number 8.
5. Maria Kirilenko
She is a Russian professional tennis player who won her first WTA Tour title in 2005, beating Anna-Lena Groenefeld in the China Open. She is a good friend of Maria Sharapova and is affectionately called Makiri.
6. Anastasia Myskina
Myskina is from Russia, and is one of the better baseline players in the game today, as shown in her French Open title in 2004. Despite this she prefers faster court surfaces, although having all the hallmarks of a genuine clay court champion.
7. Nicole Vaidisova
Vaidisova is an emerging star in women’s tennis who has been playing since she was six-years-old. She is said to consider her serve as her biggest weapon. Vaidisova is currently ranked number 9 in the WTA rankings.
8. Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza is an Indian tennis player. Coached by her father Imran Mirza, she began playing tennis at the age of six, and turned professional in 2003. She is now ranked 48th in singles.
9. Tatiana Golovin
Tatiana Golovin is a French professional tennis player. Her nickname on tour is Tati. She maybe one of the lesser know players but her win in the 2004 Roland Garros mixed doubles event with countryman Richard Gasquet was remarkable. She also reached the singles quarterfinal at the 2006 US Open, losing to eventual champion Maria Sharapova.
10. Ana Ivanovic
She is a Serbian professional tennis player who started tennis at the age of five after seeing the sport on TV. That turns out to be not a bad decision as she has more than US$1.3 million in her bank account now, thanks to tennis!