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The best women's tennis players of all time are multiple Grand Slam champions, Olympic tennis gold medalists and simply the best ladies to ever step on the clay or grass courts around the world. These record holders hail from around the world, leaving aspiring female tennis players in the dust as they dominate at the top tennis tournaments around including the Australian Open, the French Open, the US Open and Wimbledon. That's not to mention that these famous women tennis players are also some of the hottest tennis players of all time too.

Few can deny that Steffi Graf is the best female tennis player ever. During her nearly 20-year career, Graf won 22 Grand Slam titles plus was the only tennis player (man or woman) in history to win the Calendar Year Golden Slam by winning al four Grand Slam singles titles and an Olympic gold medal in the same year (1988). Additionally, she dominated both the major tennis competitions and the Women's Tennis Association rankings during much of her career despite formidable competition from other top women tennis players.

Beyond Graf, the world of women's tennis has seen numerous notable ladies play the game during the years. Top names like Martina Navatilova, Serena Williams, Chris Evert, Monica Seles and Margaret Smith Court all come to mind among the best to ever play the game as do Billie Jean King, Justine Henin, Maria Sharapova and Kim Clijsters. Each of these ladies have seen a great deal of success throughout the years and easily earn recognition as among the greatest female tennis players ever.

While it's arguable whether these women are better than the greatest men's tennis players of all time, one thing is certain. They will go down, and already are recognized, as the best women to ever play the game of tennis. They hold the gold standard for aspiring female tennis players and have set that bar quite high for any who wish to follow in their footsteps.

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Martina Navratilova 
                    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Martina Navratilova United States of America, Czechoslovakia

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Monica Seles 
                    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Monica Seles United States of America, Germany

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Chris Evert 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Chris Evert United States of America

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Steffi Graf 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Steffi Graf West Germany, Germany

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Serena Williams 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Serena Williams United States of America

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Margaret Court 
                    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Margaret Court Australia

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Billie Jean King 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Billie Jean King United States of America

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Martina Hingis 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Martina Hingis Switzerland, Slovakia

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Venus Williams 
                    is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Venus Williams United States of America

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Maria Sharapova 
                    is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Helen Wills Moody 
                    is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Helen Wills Moody United States of America

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Kim Clijsters 
                    is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Kim Clijsters Belgium

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Justine Henin 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Justine Henin Belgium

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Maureen Connolly 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Maureen Connolly United States of America

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Suzanne Lenglen 
                    is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Althea Gibson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Althea Gibson United States of America

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Gabriela Sabatini 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Gabriela Sabatini Argentina

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley 
                    is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Lindsay Davenport 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Lindsay Davenport United States of America

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Maria Bueno 
                    is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Maria Bueno Brazil

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Molla Mallory 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Molla Mallory United States of America

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Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 
                    is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Margaret Osborne duPont 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Margaret Osborne duPont United States of America

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Blanche Bingley 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Blanche Bingley United Kingdom

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Nancye Wynne Bolton 
                    is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Dorothea Douglass Chambers 
                    is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Dorothea Douglass Chambers United States of America, United Kingdom

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Angelique Kerber 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Angelique Kerber Poland, Germany

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Ana Ivanovic 
                    is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Ana Ivanovic Serbia

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Doris Hart 
                    is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Doris Hart United States of America

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Elena Dementieva 
                    is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Caroline Wozniacki 
                    is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Agnieszka Radwańska 
                    is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Lottie Dod 
                    is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Sabine Lisicki 
                    is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Sabine Lisicki Germany

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Mary Pierce 
                    is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Mary Pierce Canada, France United States of America

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Jennifer Capriati 
                    is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Jennifer Capriati United States of America

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Victoria Azarenka 
                    is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Helen Jacobs 
                    is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Helen Jacobs United States of America

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Simona Halep 
                    is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Simona Halep Romania

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Louise Brough 
                    is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Louise Brough United States of America

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Petra Kvitová 
                    is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Petra Kvitová Czech Republic

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Samantha Stosur 
                    is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Samantha Stosur Australia

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Alice Marble 
                    is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Alice Marble United States of America

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Amélie Mauresmo 
                    is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Jana Novotná 
                    is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Jana Novotná Czech Republic

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Jelena Janković 
                    is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Charlotte Cooper 
                    is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Charlotte Cooper United Kingdom

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Shirley Fry Irvin 
                    is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Shirley Fry Irvin United States of America

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Daniela Hantuchová 
                    is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Amanda Coetzer 
                    is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time
Amanda Coetzer South Africa