I used to feel bad for doing lists of the hottest female tennis players, like I was some kind of degenerate for pointing out that, in addition to being good at tennis, they are also very attractive. However, I don’t feel bad anymore. At time of writing, three of the top six Google search results for “hottest players us open” are lists of the hottest men at the tournament. And honestly, I think that’s fantastic. Tennis players are elite physical specimens, and there’s nothing wrong with admiring them.
That being said, we here at Total Pro Sports focus on the women, because that’s what our demographic (mostly sports-loving dudes) seems to enjoy most. So today we present to you our list of the 20 hottest female players at the 2014 US Open.
If it’s the dudes you’re interested in, that’s fine. Here’s a list from another site that you might enjoy.
Otherwise, step right this way for the ladies…
Coming in at #20, because somebody has to be last, Slovakia's Jarmila Gajdosova, 27, is currently the 101st-ranked singled player in the world. However, she has tasted Grand Slam victory—she won the mixed doubles at the 2013 Australian Open.
20. Jarmila Gajdosova (Slovakia)
Germany's Annika Beck currently sits at No. 57 in the world. However, she's only 20 years old, so there's still time for a breakthrough.
19. Annika Beck (Germany)
This 28-year-old Luxembourger has never even sniffed a Grand Slam final, but she's still a lot better at playing tennis than I am at writing.
18. Mandy Minella (Luxembourg)
This 20-year-old Kazakhstani has done very well for herself in 2014, which is just her first year as a pro. She started off by making the third round as the Australian, then made the fourth round at Wimbledon and is through to the second round at the US Open...where she'll face 15-year-old American phenom CiCi Bellis.
17. Zarina Diyas (Kazakstan)
While Zarina Diyas is the woman CiCi Bellis will face in round 2, her opponent in round 1 is #16 on our list, Dominika Cibulkova. And believe it or not, we didn't plan it that way.
16. Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia)
No relation here to Yasiel Puig. He's from Cuba; Monica is from Puerto Rico.
15. Monica Puig (Puerto Rico)
After getting dumped by fiancé Rory McIlroy—who's pretty good at golf—Caroline Wozniacki got knocked out of the French Open in the first round. However, after that she regrouped and had a strong grass court season, reaching the fourth round.
From a purely sentimental point of view, you have to think just about everybody is pulling for the tenth-seeded Wozniacki to finally win her first grand slam at the 2014 US Open.
14. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
At #13 we have another attractive female tennis player who recently broke off an engagement with a world class male athlete. Kirilenko, the 27th-ranked player in the world, broke up with fiancé Alexander Ovechkin back in July.
13. Maria Kirilenko (Russia)
Cirstea is currently ranked No. 80 in the world, but last August she was ranked No. 21, and in her career she's reached at least the third round of every grand slam. So she's capable of going deep.
12. Sorana Cirstea (Romania)
This 22-year-old Italian reached the fourth round of the US Open last year, and right now she's playing the best tennis of her career. Keep an eye out for her.
11. Camila Giorgi (Italy)
Two years ago Julia was No. 15 in the world. Today she's No. 89. Either way, she's still extremely attractive.
10. Julia Görges (Germany)
At No. 1,103, Alicja Rosolska is by far the lowest-ranked player on this list, so I'm assuming she advance to the main draw of the tournament through the qualifying rounds. However, she does have some respectable grand slam results on her resumé—third round at the Aussie, French, and US Opens, second round at Wimbledon.
9. Alicja Rosolska (Poland)
The US Open is the only grand slam for which this 21-year-old Cincinnati native has ever even qualified, and this year its where she won her first ever grand slam match. Up next: No. 23 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
8. Nicole Gibbs (USA)
We can't do a list of hot tennis players without Maria Sharapova. With championship skill and model looks, she's pretty much the face of women's tennis.
7. Maria Sharapova (Russia)
Two years ago Petra, 29, was the 25th-ranked player in the world, but today she's No. 62. Given her age, this is probably the only top 10 she's ever going to see.
6. Petra Cetkovska (Czech Republic)
If you're looking for the future Golden Girl of tennis, Eugenie Bouchard is it. She's got a great name, a gorgeous face, and at just 20 years old, the 8th-ranked player in the world is only going to get better.
If you don't consider yourself a Eugnie Bouchard fan, get on board right now.
5. Eugenie Bouchard (Canada)
Could Louisa Chirico be a Canadian Eugenie Bouchard? She's certainly got the cool name and good looks. However, she's currently ranked No. 212 in the world, so she's got a pretty long ladder to climb until she reaches Bouchard status.
Then again, Chirico is only 18.
4. Louisa Chirico (USA)
Sloane Stephens, 21, was supposed to take the torch from Serena Williams as the face of American women's tennis. However, it turns out that (a) she's not as good as Serena and (b) it doesn't look like Serena is going to let go of that torch any time soon.
But hey, Sloane is still very pretty, and she'll probably win a grand slam someday.
3. Sloane Stephens (USA)
France's answer to Canada's Bouchard? Amandine Hesse. The 21-year-old is only 190th in the world, but wow is she gorgeous.
2. Amandine Hesse (France)
Still number one after all these years is Ana Ivanovic. The 2008 French Open champion has been around so long I would have sworn he's pushing 30, but in fact Ana is still just 26 and still ranked 9th in the world.
This, of course, is fantastic news for her bank account, and fantastic news for people like me who never get tired of seeing her pop up at the top of lists like this.
1. Ana Ivanovic (Serbia)
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