Most of the tennis players are right-handed but, in this world, where 10% of people are left-handed. In tennis too players give preference to their dominant hand. So, to appreciate the effort of left-handed and cross-handed players we have top 5 left-handed tennis players.
#5 Jimmy Connors
Jimmy Connors was one of the best players of his time. He was the first player who won grand slams on all three surfaces. Connors won 8 singles grand slam and 2 men’s doubles grand slam titles in his career.
#4 Rod Laver
Rod lover was a legend in Tennis. He was left-handed in Tennis but right-handed in golf. Rod laver won 11 singles, 6 men’s doubles, and 3 mixed doubles grand slam titles in his career. Laver was also the first player to win all the four grand slam titles in a single calendar year and that too he won twice.
#3 Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova is truly an icon. She is an author and an LGBTQ star. Martina was the best in tennis. She was simply great. Martina won 18 singles, 31 women’s doubles, and 10 mixed doubles grand slam titles. Martina was left-handed. Her books to move around tennis. She described her different aspects of life in different books.
#2 John McEnroe
John McEnroe was a tennis legend. He was born in 1959. McEnroe won 7 singles, 9 men’s doubles, and 1 mixed double grand slam title in his career. McEnroe recently grabbed attention when he with Martina Navratilova walked in the Australian open to show their protest against changing the name of Margaret court arena in Australia.
#1 Rafael Nadal
Spanish tennis legend and the king of clay court Rafael Nadal is no doubt the best left-handed tennis player who ever played the game. Nadal won 20 singles grand slam titles in his career so far. Nadal is still playing and an interesting fact about him is he writes with his left hand but his left hand is more dominant when it comes to playing tennis.
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