15 Photos Of Tennis Stars In Swimsuits You NEED To See
The sport of tennis was created at some point during the 12th century. In those days rackets were not used, instead, the ball was struck with the palm of one’s hand. Finally, when the 16th century finally rolled around, rackets would finally be introduced. Since that time the sports has grown into an international spectacle. Professional tennis features some of the greatest athletes on the planet. Moreover, it also features some the most well-conditioned and physically-fit females in the entire world of sports.
When it comes to great-looking women, the sport of tennis is second to none. There is no shortage of female tennis stars that could easily pass for fitness or even runway models. These ladies spend countless hours training on the court and oftentimes, a great-looking physique is an unintended, yet welcomed side effect. In fact, many of the beautiful women you are about to see have modeled for various magazines. Furthermore, some of them have even appeared on television shows and commercials. These women put a lot of time and effort into their bodies, so it’s only natural that they would want to show them off. As you are about to find out, there is no shortage of tennis stars who enjoy a little fun in the sun. With that in mind, let’s take a look at 15 photos of the hottest tennis stars in swimsuits that you need to see.
15. ANNA KOURNIKOVA
When Anna Kournikova was in the prime of her tennis career, some felt she got a bit more attention than her level of play warranted. If you take a quick glance at this photo, you can probably guess why. She is an extremely attractive woman, to say the least. Her career in tennis ended prematurely due to a back injury. However, she was still able to take home around $3.5 million in winnings, so it certainly wasn’t a total waste of time. If you were a guy who went to college in the early-2000s, it’s very likely you had an Anna Kournikova poster in your dorm room. She also appeared on the television reality series, The Biggest Loser. Despite a relatively short career, Anna Kournikova is still one of the best-looking women to ever set foot on a professional tennis court.
14. DOMINIKA CIBULKOVA
At 5-foot-3, Dominika Cibulkova is significantly smaller than many of the women on the list. However, when is comes to looking great in a bikini she certainly does not come up short. Born in Bratislava in the former Czechoslovakia, the 27-year-old has won over $10 million over the span of her career. She is currently ranked number four in the world, which is the highest she has even been ranked since her career began. She is known as an avid dog lover and even brings her Yorkshire terriers with her on tour. Dominika Cibulkova proves that you don’t need to 6-feet-tall to be a successful woman in the sport of professional tennis.
13. ELINA SVITOLINA
This gorgeous young right-hander has born in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Since turning pro in 2010, Svitolina was accumulated almost $5 million in prize money. She is sponsored by Nike and multiple European apparel companies. The 22-year-old’s favorite surfaces include clay as well as grass. She appears to be just now entering her prime as she was ranked number 10 in the world as of February 27, 2017. Svitolina also competed in the most recent Olympic Games. The Ukrainian looks gorgeous, yet approachable, in the above photo. She is currently the highest ranked Ukraine player in the world and arguably the best-looking one as well. Elina Svitolina will no doubt be the pride of the Ukraine for many years to come.
12. VICTORIA AZARENKA
Victora Azarenka is yet another gorgeous gal who hails from the former Soviet Union. However, today you are more likely to find her on the beaches of Monte Carlo, Monaco where she currently resides. The 6-foot-tall stunner has won a fortune in prize money. Azarenka was won well over $28 million. She has won two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles and is also an Olympic bronze medalist. She was even ranked number one in the world back in 2012. Azarenka is considered an archrival of both Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams. However, both women have gotten the better of Azarenka throughout their careers. Win, lose, or draw, Victora Azarenka is always a pleasure to watch on the court and looks pretty good in a bathing suit as well.
11. MARIA KIRILENKO-STEPANOVA
Maria Kirilenko-Stepanova is yet another beautiful woman from Russia. There must be something in the water there. Speaking of “in the water,” the former number 10 ranked player in the world looks amazing frolicking through the ocean in this photo. It’s probably no surprise that the Russian modeled for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2009. Stepanova has had an outstanding career in tennis. She was ranked as high as number five in the world at one point in doubles competition. Moreover, the Moscow native took home an Olympic bronze medal during the London games back in 2012. She was the face of the shoe company Adidas for several years also. At 30 years of age, Maria Kirilenko-Stepanova still looks amazing and is one of the hottest tennis players ever.