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Who are the Tallest Female Tennis Players?

Today, we will talk about a few female tennis players blessed with great heights.

Tennis is one of the few games that make your heart leaps to your mouth every time the player hits the ball with their racket. The audience gets an adrenaline rush every time the players hit the ball. They experience this during both male and female tennis.

Female tennis is as exciting as male, where we can see tall and beautiful women showing their skills. These female tennis players are more athletic and also blessed with great height compared to regular female players.

For those of you who are in hurry, here is the list in a tabular form.

PlayerHeight (m)Height (ft)Shoe Size (US)Weight (kg)
Eva Hrdinová1.916.271081
Maria Sharapova1.886.1710170
Akgul Amanmuradova1.906.23974
Coco Vandeweghe1.856.079154
Beatriz Haddad Maia1.856.07978
Venus Williams1.856.0711 75
Lindsay Davenport1.886.171072

Eva Hrdinová (6.27 feet)

Eva Hrdinova Tallest Female Tennis Players

Height: 1.91 m (6.27 feet)

Shoe Size: 10 (US)

Weight: 81 kg (178.57 lbs)

Body Measurements: NA

Age: 38 years old

Nationality: Czech

Best WTA Ranking: Word No. 168 in Singles (14 April 2008)

The first one on the list is Eva Hrdinová, the tallest female tennis player in the history of women’s tennis.

Hrdinová, born in Czechoslovakia, represented her country for years before she stopped playing after 2015.

She was known for her swiftness on the court and her extraordinary height of 6 feet and 3 inches (191 cm), which made her the tallest female tennis player.

Hrdinová is still the tallest female player to ever compete in tennis professionally.

Maria Sharapova (6.17 feet)

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Height: 6 feet 2 inches

Shoe Size: 10 (US)

Weight: 170 lbs

Body Measurements: 34-25-35 inches

Age: 35 years old

Nationality: Russian

Best WTA Ranking: World No. 1 (22 August 2005)

The second on the list is the Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova. Sharapova, the former number one in the world ranking, was a treat for the eyes whenever she played on the court.

Her skills and her height of 6 feet and 2 inches made her games more interesting to watch. The Russian beauty played for twenty years before ending her tennis journey in 2020.

Akgul Amanmuradova (6.23 feet)

Best Current WTA Player Akgul Amanmuradova

Height: 6.23 feet (190 cm)

Shoe Size: 9 (US)

Weight: 74 kg

Body Measurements: NA

Age: 38 years old

Nationality: Uzbek

Best WTA Ranking: World No. 50 in Singles (26 May 2008), World No. 36 in Doubles (18 January, 2010)

The list continues with the current tallest female player, Akul Amanmuradova, who has an extraordinary height of 6 feet 23 inches (190 cm) and is just 1 inch shorter than Hrdinoá.

The native of Uzbekistan started her journey in 2000, and within eight years of her journey in professional tennis, she won her place at the fiftieth spot in the world ranking.

Coco Vandeweghe (6.07 feet)

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Height: 1.85 m (6.07 feet)

Shoe Size: 9 (US)

Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)

Body Measurements: 35-26-36 inches

Age: 31 years old

Nationality: American

Best WTA Ranking: World No. 9 in Singles (January 15, 2018)

While Amanmuradova holds the title of the current tallest tennis player, plenty of other skilled female players are also there who are currently ruling the court with their height and skills. One of them is the New York City native Vandeweghe.

Vandeweghe, who held the ninth spot in the world ranking in 2018, is skillful and talented. Besides her skills with the racket, she also has a blessing of a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (185 cm)

Beatriz Haddad Maia (6.07 feet)

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Height: 1.85 m (6.07 feet)

Shoe Size: 9 (US)

Weight: 78 kg

Body Measurements: NA

Age: 26 years old

Nationality: Brazillian

Best WTA Ranking: World No. 15 in WTA Singles (22 August 2022)

Another on the list is the player who currently occupies the thirteenth place in the world ranking, Beatriz Haddad Maia.

The Brazilian player inherited her love for tennis from her mother and grandmother, who are former professional tennis players.

Haddad Maia started playing when she was five and has not looked back. She has the perfect amount of dedication and skills.

She also shares the same height as Vandeweghe making her one of the tallest female tennis players.

Venus Williams (6.07 feet)

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Height: 1.85 m (6.07 feet)

Shoe Size: 11 (US) or 41.5 (EU)

Weight: 75 kg (165.35 pounds)

Body Measurements: 35-26-35 inches

Age: 42 years old

Nationality: American

Best WTA Ranking: World No. 1 (February 25, 2002)

The legendary female tennis player, Venus Williams, joins Haddad Maia and Vandeweghe among the tallest female tennis players with the same height as theirs.

Williams turned pro in 1994 at fourteen and has seven Gram Slam titles. She even held the number one spot in the world ranking in 2010.

The American tennis player has continued her career in tennis to this day and is one of the greatest female tennis players.

Alycia Parks (6.1 185 feet)

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Height: 6 feet and 1 inch (185 cm)

Shoe Size: 9 (US)

Weight: 65 kg

Body Measurements: NA

Age: 22 years old

Nationality: American

Best WTA Ranking: World No. 75 in singles & 56 in Doubles (12 December 2022)

The last one on the list is Alycia Parks, who also has the same height of 6 feet and 1 inch (185 cm) as Vandeweghe, Haddad Maia, and Williams.

Parks, also the winner of the Ostrava Open held in the Czech Republic, is one of the tallest female players.

Like others, she also takes advantage of her height while on the court. Currently, she is in the seventy-seventh place in the world ranking.

All these female players are the one who has tall heights along with extraordinary skills. They stand at more than 6 feet and showcase their beauty and performance while on the court.

However, it does not mean that only women with a height of more than 6 feet can play tennis. Plenty of other female players are there who are below 6 feet. There are even some who are shorter than an average female tennis player.

Though these players have a height disadvantage, they have achieved success in their careers and even made their spot in the WTA ranking. 

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