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From the French Open to the Olympic Games: Celebrities From Tennis | Best Sport In 2024 ?

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1. Frances Tiafoe
Fans love Frances Tiafoe for his energetic tennis play and wide smile no matter the scoreline recorded. He believes success should not be judged by rankings or bank accounts but through how many lives we touch through charity work.Olympic Games

Last year he made history when he became the first American male since 2000 to reach a US Open quarterfinal, while this January along with Tommy Paul he reached the semis at Australian Open and helped break into Top 20 rankings.Olympic Games

2. Sam Querrey
Sam Querrey is one of the biggest stars in pickleball – one of America’s premier male players and an accomplished social media influencer with an expansive fan base and dry sense of humor.

As other former ATP players like Noah Rubin and Parris Todd have successfully made the switch from tennis to pickleball, Querrey has given pickleball an unmatched level of name recognition across every tournament he participates in on either the APP, PPA, or MLP tour he competes on – remaining an iconic presence at each competition he enters.

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3. Daniil Medvedev
Daniil Medvedev has quickly established himself as an emerging force among his generation, widely seen as a contender to dethrone the Big Three’s dominance. In 2019, he made it all the way to Grand Slam final, took Rafael Nadal all the way in five sets at both US Open and 2022 Australian Open tournaments, and twice defeated Novak Djokovic.

At six, this Russian boy began playing tennis. Although initially studying applied economics, he eventually abandoned that path and dedicated himself to tennis full-time – now with BMW, Lacoste, and Tecnifibre all endorsing him!

4. Marin Cilic Won the US Open
Marin Cilic made headlines this year by winning his fourth Grand Slam final – before experiencing knee injuries that put an end to that run of success and leading him to defeat Roberto Bautista Agut to win yet another tournament this year at Kremlin Cup and secure yet another victory this year, his fourth for 2016.

At Wimbledon, Cilic made history when he reached the quarterfinals for the first time ever by defeating Paul-Henri Mathieu, Andreas Haider-Maurer, Tomas Berdych and Jeremy Chardy in straight sets.

At the ATP Madrid Masters, he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff and Laslo Djere before reaching quarterfinals at Monte Carlo and Rome during clay court season.

5. Roberto Bautista Agut employs an unassuming style of tennis founded on consistency and precision. A veteran clay courter, Roberto has twice reached Grand Slam semifinals (2019 Wimbledon being one) but never managed to capture victory.

At the Shanghai Masters, he made his Masters 1000 final debut, defeating qualifier Taylor Fritz and Viktor Troicki before falling short against 2015 runner-up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets.

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Bautista Agut made history at the 2022 ATP Cup by winning all three singles matches to propel Spain into the final. However, Felix Auger-Aliassime prevailed and defeated him.

Denis Shapovalov has cemented Canada’s place in tennis with his engaging style of play characterized by pure attack and high-risk shots that have drawn comparisons to Stan Wawrinka.

He boasts a powerful lefty sliding serve and can hit flat returns at tremendous pace. Both his forehand and backhand strokes are highly potency; however, from time to time unforced errors may occur.

Shapovalov made his mark in 2019 by winning his inaugural ATP Tour Final in Stockholm and reaching Masters semifinals in Paris to end 2019 as world No. 10.

7. Denis Kudla
Denis Kudla is an esteemed Ukrainian-American tennis player, having amassed an astounding net worth of $4 Million through hard work, resilience, and notable accomplishments in professional tennis.Olympic Games

Kudla reached his career-high singles ranking of 53 in May 2016 and participated in multiple Grand Slam tournaments. Additionally, he won 8 Challenger singles titles and 9 Challenger doubles titles throughout his career – demonstrating powerful play with unmistakable court presence.Olympic Games

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On Wednesday at the Millennium Estoril Open in Portugal, Joao Sousa completed an outstanding career by beating Arthur Fils in front of home fans in his final match – leaving an outstanding legacy behind him for Portuguese tennis. Sousa first entered ATP competition as an 18-year-old wild card at Lyon last spring before going on to claim four ATP titles and 11 finals; two last 16 appearances at Grand Slam tournaments; and his match against Arthur Fils on Wednesday earned him his career-high ranking of #28 on Wednesday – cementing his place among generations.

9. Joao Sousa
Pedro Coelho Marinho de Sousa made history when he became the first Portuguese player ever to reach the last eight of a Grand Slam tournament, eventually bowing out in an emotional 7-5 6-4 loss against Arthur Fils at Millennium Estoril Open. Sousa will always remain an inspiration for young Portuguese players; although his number (career high ranking of 28 and four ATP titles) may soon be eclipsed, his legacy lives on through national team tennis; where his record stood 220 wins out of 338 matches played alone before retirement!Olympic Games

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10. Juan Martin del Potro Juan Martin del Potro is an iconic tennis legend who brings passion and flair to every match he plays, boasting one of the deadliest forehands in all of tennis with his formidable forehand stroke.Olympic Games

He made it all the way to the 2018 US Open final and went on to capture his inaugural Masters 1000 tournament title at Indian Wells – saving three championship points against Roger Federer in the final.Olympic Games

In 2009, del Potro made history when he defeated Roger Federer to claim one of tennis’ four grand slam events: the US Open final.

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