HyperDic: tennis_player

English > 1 sense of the expression tennis player:
NOUNperson tennis playeran athlete who plays tennis
English > tennis player: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn athlete who plays tennis.
InstancesAshe, Arthur Ashe, Arthur Robert AsheUnited States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
Budge, Don Budge, John Donald BudgeUnited States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
Connolly, Maureen Catherine Connolly, Little Mo ConnollyUnited States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
Connors, Jimmy Conors, James Scott Connorsoutstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
Court, Margaret CourtAustralian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
Davis, Dwight Davis, Dwight Filley DavisUnited States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
Evert, Chris Evert, Chrissie Evert, Christine Marie EvertUnited States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
Gibson, Althea GibsonUnited States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)
Graf, Steffi Graf, Stephanie GrafGerman tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
King, Billie Jean King, Billie Jean Moffitt KingUnited States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
Laver, Rod Laver, Rodney George LaverAustralian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year
Lendl, Ivan LendlUnited States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships
Moody, Helen Wills Moody, Helen Wills, Helen Newington WillsUnited States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
Navratilova, Martina NavratilovaUnited States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1956)
Seles, Monica SelesUnited States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
Tilden, Big Bill Tilden, William Tatem Tilden Jr.United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
Wade, Virginia WadeEnglish tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
NarrowerreceiverThe tennis player who receives the serve
tennis pro, professional tennis playersomeone who earns a living playing or teaching tennis
Broaderathlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
player, participantA person who participates in or is skilled at some game / game
Spanishtenista
Catalantenista, tennista

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