When it comes to beautiful women in sports, one would be hard-pressed to find an organization that features more of them than the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).
These amazing athletes are almost always in outstanding physical condition. Moreover, the ladies of the WTA are often as tall as your average runway model – between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-11. In fact, many of the ladies featured in this very article, have indeed modeled for publications like the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Besides being incredibly athletic and attractive, most of the WTA’s top stars are also millionaires a few times over.
In a nutshell, these ladies are talented, gorgeous, and wealthy. Given how much they bring to the table, it’s no surprise that female tennis players have been romantically linked to several high profile celebrities over the years.
However, what is surprising is how many these ladies are still on the market. The number of single WTA standouts is astounding. What’s even more shocking is that some of biggest names in the games are currently single.
The list we are about to see features some of the most successful (and beautiful) women in the game – several of these sportswomen are spoken for, and others are still available, at least for now.
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15 Not Single: Dominika Cibulková
At 5-foot-3, Dominika Cibulkova is one of the smallest athletes on the WTA Tour. However, her lack of height hasn’t stopped the 28-year-old Slovak tennis pro from having an outstanding career thus far. She has made it to at least the quarterfinals of every Grand Slam tournament and even advanced to the final round of the Australian Open back in 2014. She reached her highest singles ranking, number 4 in the world, in March of 2017. The undersized superstar was managed to win roughly $12.5 million on the court.
Cibulkova married a man named Miso (aka Michal) Navara back in 2016.
Navara is an engineer who works for the Slovak government. He also appears to have worked for the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry at one point. Most tennis fans would agree that Navara is a lucky man.
14 Mingle: Sorana Cirstea
Sorana Michaela Cirstea is a 5-foot-9 brunette out of Tagoviste, Romania. She is best known for appearing in the finals of Rogers Cup and the quarterfinals of the French Open in 2009. At just 28 years of age, Cristea has already managed to win almost $4.5 million on the tennis court. She achieved her highest singles ranking (21) back in August of 2013 and is currently ranked number 34 in the world. The Romanian stunner was listed among the most beautiful women in sports by MSN in 2011. Bleacher Report called her one of the “25 Tennis Players You Have to Follow” on social media.
Surprisingly, Sorana Cirstea hasn’t been involved in any high profile relationships. Even more surprising, by all accounts, the tennis star appears to be single.
13 Not Single: Anna Kournikova
Moscow, Russia’s Anna Kournikova is a retired tennis star who competed in the late 1990s through the early 2000s. The 5-foot-8 blonde bombshell was an outstanding doubles player, who won two Grand Slam titles with her partner Martina Hingis, at the Australian Open in 1999 and 2002 respectively. While she never managed to capture a singles title, she was ranked number 8 in the world at one point, back in 2000.
In truth, in her playing days, Kournikova was known more for her movie star good looks than her play on the court. At the height of her popularity, the Moscow native was the most searched athlete on Google.
Anna Kournikova was romantically linked to NHL players Pavel Bure and Sergei Fedorov several years back. She has been dating pop singer Enrique Iglesias since 2001. The couple welcomed twins in December of 2017.
12 Mingle: Genie Bouchard
Eugenie “Genie” Bouchard is a right-hander who hails from Montreal, Quebec. The 5-foot-10 stunner is best known for her breakout season back in 2014. That year she made it to finals at Wimbledon and the semifinals of the both the French and Australian Open – on her way to becoming the number 5 ranked player in the world. Since that time, her career has been on a bit of downswing –as she is currently sitting in the 111th spot in the rankings.
Off the court, the 24-year-old has posed for Sports Illustrated on multiple occasions and has built a strong following on social media.
Bouchard made headlines for going out on a date with one of her Twitter followers after losing a bet. However, she doesn’t appear to have a serious love interest at the moment – much to the delight of her large male fan base.
11 Not Single: Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki is a 5-foot-10 right-hander out of Odense, Denmark. The 27-year-old has been ranked number 1 in the world on multiple occasions. She recently captured her first Grand Slam title at the 2018 Australian Open by defeating Romanian star Simona Halep in the final round.
Over the course of her career thus far, Wozniacki has managed to bring in over $30 million in winnings. Outside of tennis, the Danish superstar has modeled for several well-known publications.
From 2011 until 2014, Caroline Wozniacki was involved in a high profile relationship with golfer Rory McIlroy – the two were even engaged at one point. The couple never wed; Mcllroy ended up calling off the engagement and the relationship. However, Wozniacki would move on to now-retired NBA star David Lee. As of November of 2017, the two are currently engaged.
10 Mingle: Laura Robson
Despite being born in Melbourne, Australia, Laura Robson represent the United Kingdom on the court. She moved to the UK when she was just 6 years of age. At the 2012 US Open, the 5-foot-11 brunette became the first British woman to reach the 4th round of a Grand Slam tournament since 1998. The 24-year-old is arguably best known for winning a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics with her mixed doubles partner Andy Murray. That same season she was named WTA Newcomer of the Year. Robson has struggled with form in recent years and is currently the 218th ranked player in the world.
While there were some rumors that Robson was romantically involved with fellow tennis player Milos Raonic in early 2017, they seem to have been unfounded.
If the British star is dating anyone at the moment, it isn’t public knowledge.
9 Not Single: Simona Halep
At press time, Romanian star Simona Halep is the number 1 ranked player in the world. She won the French Open in 2014, and 2017 respectively and recently won the Australian Open in 2018. Standing at just 5-foot-6, Halep is considered somewhat small by WTA standards, but that hasn’t stopped her from winning almost $23 million over the course of her career – not bad for a 26-year-old. She has landed numerous endorsement deals with companies like Nike, Vodafone, and is the brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz Romania.
Halep is currently dating former journeymen tennis player (and fellow Romanian) Radu Barbu. While there isn’t much information available regarding the courtship, they apparently have been dating since at least around December of 2017 – when they were spotted vacationing together in Italy.
8 Mingle: Daniela Hantuchová
Recently retired tennis standout Daniela Hantuchova was mixed doubles specialist out of Poprad, Czechoslovakia. As a mixed doubles competitor, the 5-foot-11 beauty won all 4 Grand Slam tournaments, making her a career Grand Slam winner. She achieved her highest ranking as a singles player, number 5 in the world, back in 2003. The 34-year-old retiree managed to win over $10 million during the course of a career, which lasted almost 2 decades. Hantuchova has modeled for Sports Illustrated and was widely considered one of the most beautiful women in the sport.
Daniela Hantuchova previously dated a Dutch soccer player named Wesley Sneijder back in 2009. However, other than that, things seem to have been relatively quiet on the dating front for the former tennis star.
For some strange reason, it appears that Hantuchova is single.
7 Not Single: Ana Ivanovic
2017 marked the end of an amazing career for Serbian Tennis star Ana Ivanovic. The 6-foot-tall brunette had her best years back in 2008. That seasons she won the French Open, made it to the final round at the Australian Open, on her way to becoming the number 1 ranked player in the world. Ivanovic competed in the 2012 London Olympics and was eliminated in the 3rd round. Before she finally decided to call it quits, the Serbian superstar managed to win over $15.5 million.
Ana Ivanovic dated several well-known athletes over the years including tennis pro Fernando Verdasco, golfer Adam Scott, and Serbian basketball player Ivan Paunic. In 2016, she married German soccer player Bastian Schweinsteiger; the couple currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.
6 Mingle: Angelique Kerber
Bremen, West Germany’s Angelique Kerber has been one of the best females players in the world over the last few years. The 5-foot-8 counter-puncher is known for her all-court game, which has helped her him several titles. She won the Australian and US Open back in 2016, while also advancing to the finals at Wimbledon the same year. In 2016, by far her best seasons to date, Kerber was the number 1 ranked player in the WTA for a period. Outside of the WTA, the German star captured a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
There were rumors that Kerber may have been dating her coach, Torben Beltz. However, the two recently ended their professional relationship, which helped put the gossip to rest. At present, Angelique Kerber doesn’t appear to be dating anyone.
5 Not Single: Serena Williams
Serena Williams is hands down the biggest name in women’s tennis today. The 5-foot-9 Saginaw, Michigan product has won an eye-popping 39 Grand Slams, with 23 of those coming as a singles player – putting her in the conversation for the title of greatest female tennis player of all-time. She also has 4 Olympic Gold medals to her credits; 3 in doubles play and 1 as a singles competitor.
The 36-year-old has managed to win a whopping $84.5 million and counting – more than any other female to ever play the game.
Williams has had several famous boyfriends over the years including NFL star Keyshawn Johnson, Rapper Common, and NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire. She is currently married to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Williams recently gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Alexis.
4 Mingle: Victoria Azarenka
A native of Minsk, Byelorussia (a part of the former Soviet Union), WTA standout Victoria Azarenka is a former number 1 ranked singles player. The 6-foot tall tennis pro won back-to-back Australian Opens in 2012 and 2013. She also made to the finals of the US Open the same years. Azarenka performed well at the 2012 London Olympics, where she captured a gold medal in mixed doubles action and took home the bronze in singles play. She has the distinction of being the only Belarusian ever to win a Grand Slam title.
The tennis starlet was previously in a relationship with Redfoo – a rapper who is best known for being a member of the group LMFAO. They were an item for a period between 2012 and 2014. However, the Byelorussia beauty doesn’t appear to be dating anyone at the moment.
3 Not Single: Venus Williams
37-year-old Venus Williams is one of the greatest female athletes ever to set foot on a tennis court. The 6-foot-1 Californian has won it all at Wimbledon on 5 separate occasions. She is also a 2-time US Open champ as a singles player. As an Olympic competitor, she has managed to win 5 medals; 4 gold and silver. Over the course of a career that’s lasted nearly a quarter of a century, Williams has managed to win over $40 million – good for 2nd all-time –behind only her sister Serena.
Williams previously dated golfer Hank Kuehne from 2007-2010 and Cuban model Elios Pis from 2013-2017. She is currently dating a man named Nicholas Hammond. Hammond is the son of Dana Hammond – a wealthy socialite and heiress to Walter Annenberg’s (the creator of TV Guide) fortune.
2 Single: CoCo Vandeweghe
New York City’s Colleen “CoCo” Vandeweghe is one of the WTA ‘s rising stars. She is off to an excellent start in 2018 having achieved her highest singles ranking ever (no.9) this past January. The 6-foot-1 blonde made it to the semifinal round at both the Australian and the US open in 2017 in singles play. Vandeweghe is also an accomplished doubles player, having made to the final round of both the Australian and US Open in 2016. The 26-year-old has already won over $6.2 million over the course of her relatively young career.
Despite being regarding as one of the most beautiful women in tennis, CoCo Vandeweghe dating resume is seemingly non-existent – at least publicly. She has previously stated that she is focused on her career and doesn’t have time to date.
1 Not Single: Maria Sharapova
31-year-old Maria Sharapova is one of the biggest names in the sport of professional tennis today. The 6-foot-2 blonde out of Nyagan, Russia is one of the most recognized sportswomen on the planet. She was won every Grand Slam tournament as a singles player, thus making her a career Grand Slam Winner. She also captured a silver medal for Russia at the 2012 London Olympics. Sharapova has been ranked number 1 in the world on 5 separate occasions. The tall tennis star has also modeled for Sports Illustrated and on the runway.
Maria Sharapova’s exes include Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and tennis pro Grigor Dimitrov. She is currently dating a man named Alexander Gilkes, the co-founder of an online auction house that specializes in fine art.
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