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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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Monica Seles 
                    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Serena Williams 
                    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Martina Navratilova 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Chris Evert 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Steffi Graf 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Martina Hingis 
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Margaret Court 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Billie Jean King 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Venus Williams 
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Kim Clijsters 
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Maria Sharapova 
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Justine Henin 
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Helen Wills Moody 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Gabriela Sabatini 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Althea Gibson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Suzanne Lenglen 
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Lindsay Davenport 
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Elena Dementieva 
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Maria Bueno 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Agnieszka Radwańska 
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Ana Ivanovic 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Molla Mallory 
                    is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Margaret Osborne duPont 
                    is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Caroline Wozniacki 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Dorothea Douglass Chambers 
                    is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Blanche Bingley 
                    is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Nancye Wynne Bolton 
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Mary Pierce 
                    is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

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Angelique Kerber 
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Amélie Mauresmo 
                    is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Victoria Azarenka 
                    is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Doris Hart 
                    is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Jelena Janković 
                    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

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Jennifer Capriati 
                    is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Lottie Dod 
                    is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Simona Halep 
                    is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Amanda Coetzer 
                    is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Kimiko Date-Krumm 
                    is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

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Alice Marble 
                    is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

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Hana Mandlíková 
                    is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Francesca Schiavone 
                    is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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

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Jana Novotná 
                    is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time