Who are they the best Spanish tennis players in history? The tennis, is one of the most followed sports in Spain that also, has a long tradition of elite tennis players, many of them among the best at the time, and even some of the history. Players like Rafa Nadal, Manolo Santana or Ferrero among others touched the glory. Also Arancha Sánchez Vicario and Conchita Martínez in the female category were consolidated among the best tennis players in the history of Spain.
The best Spanish tennis players in history
The manacorí is not only one of the best tennis players in the history of Spain but he is also one of the best tennis players in the world and also, one of the best Spanish athletes in history. He is the best tennis player on clay that this sport has given with 19 tournaments Grand Slam, 12 Roland Garros Y 2 Wimbledon. Definitely, the best spanish tennis player in all history.
One of the pioneers in Spanish tennis in achieving success. Undoubtedly another of the best known names in Spanish sport. It dominated Spanish tennis during the decade of the 60 and it was the first Spanish tennis player to win the Wimbledon tournament although it was in the amateur category. He was also able to win 2 times Roland Garros (1961 Y 1964) and the US Open in 1965 reaching like this 4 Grand Slam and going down in history as one of the best Spanish tennis players in history.
The Valencian is on his own merits one of the best Spanish tennis players in history. Not because of titles themselves but because it is one of the few that has managed to be in the 'top ten’ worldwide for so many years in a row. Specifically jurisdiction 7 the years that Ferrer did not abandon this prominent position among the 10 best tennis players in the world, thus being a regular at Copa Masters that brings together every year 8 best tennis players in the world.
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Another Valencian tennis player is on the list of the best tennis players in the history of Spain. Won Roland Garros in 2003, the same year it reached the number 1 of ATP and maintained for 8 weeks in which he was the best tennis player in the world. Also he won 2 Davis Cup with the Spanish team and was during the beginning of the XXI century one of the regulars in the 'top ten'. Retired at home, in the Valencia tournament in 2012.
The Mallorcan enlivened Spanish tennis at the end of the 20th century when he burst like an airplane in the final of the Australian Open in 1997. Like Ferrero and Nadal, became the number 1 of ATP in 1998 after having won Roland Garros. That same year he was also a finalist in the Masters Cup. He retired in 2010.