In this blog we will get to know the top 10 shortest tennis players

Sl. NoPlayer NameHeight
1Dominika Cibulkova5 feet 3 in (160 cm)
2Kristie Ahn 5 feet 4 in (163 cm)
3Olivier Rochus5 feet 5 in (165 cm)
4Simona Halep5 feet 6 in (168 cm)
5Flavia Pennetta5 feet 6 in (168 cm)
6Harold Solomon5 feet 6 in (168 cm)
7Diego Schwartzman5 feet 7 in (170 cm)
8Amanda Anisimova5 feet 11 in (180 cm)
9Tsvetana Pironkova5 feet 11 in (180 cm)
10David Goffin5 feet 11 in (180 cm)

1. Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) – 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm)

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Dominika is one of the shortest tennis players

Height: 

5 feet 3 inches (161 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Winner of 8 WTA singles titles
  • She reached the final of the 2014 Australian Open, its her best result in a Grand Slam tournament
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 4 in March 2017
  • Won the 2016 WTA Finals in Singapore, her biggest career title
  • Represented Slovakia in the Fed Cup and helped the team reach the final in 2012.

2. Kristie Ahn (USA) – 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm)

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Kristie Ahn is one of the shortest tennis players

Height: 

5 feet 4 inches (163 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Winner of 2015 ITF $50,000 Sacramento
  • Winner of 2019 ITF $80,000 Tyler
  • Reached the fourth round of the 2019 US Open, her best result in a Grand Slam tournament
  • Represented the United States in the Fed Cup and helped the team reach the final in 2018.

3. Olivier Rochus (Belgium) – 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)

Olivier Rochus (Belgium) - 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)

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Olivier Rochus is one of the shortest tennis players after Kristie Ahn

Height: 

5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Winner of 2 ATP singles titles
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 24 in August 2005
  • Defeated Andre Agassi in the second round of the 2004 Athens Olympics
  • He Won a silver medal in men’s doubles with his brother Christophe at the 2004 Athens Olympics
  • Helped Belgium reach the Davis Cup final in 2001.

4. Simona Halep (Romania) – 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)

Simona Halep (Romania) - 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)

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Simona Halep is one of the shortest tennis players after Olivier Rochus

Height: 

5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Winner of 2 Grand Slam singles titles – the 2018 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championships
  • Winner of 22 WTA singles titles
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 1 in October 2018
  • Won the 2019 WTA Fan Favorite Singles Player and Shot of the Year awards
  • Represented Romania in the Fed Cup and helped the team reach the final in 2019.

5. Flavia Pennetta (Italy) – 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)

 Flavia Pennetta is one of the shortest tennis players after Simona Halep

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 Flavia Pennetta is one of the shortest tennis players after Simona Halep

Height: 

5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Winner of 11 WTA singles titles, including the 2015 US Open
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 6 in September 2014
  • Reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, French Open, and Wimbledon, her best results in those Grand Slam tournaments
  • Won 3 WTA doubles titles and reached a career-high ranking of world No. 1 in doubles in February 2011
  • Represented Italy in the Fed Cup and helped the team win the title in 2009 and 2010.

6. Harold Solomon (USA) – 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)

Harold Solomon

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Harold Solomon is one of the shortest tennis players after  Flavia Pennetta

Height: 

5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Winner of 22 ATP singles titles
  • He reached the final of the 1976 French Open, his best result in a Grand Slam tournament
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 5 in May 1980
  • Won the 1976 and 1980 WCT Finals
  • He also represented the United States in the Davis Cup and helped the team win the title in 1979.

7. Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) – 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)

Diego Schwartzman

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Diego Schwartzman is one of the shortest tennis players after  Harold Solomon

Height: 

5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Reached the semifinals of the 2020 French Open, his best result in a Grand Slam tournament
  • Winner of 4 ATP singles titles
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 8 in October 2020
  • Won a gold medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in men’s singles tennis
  • Helped Argentina win the Davis Cup in 2016.

8. David Goffin (Belgium) – 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)

David Goffin is one of the shortest tennis players after Diego Schwartzman

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David Goffin is one of the shortest tennis players after Diego Schwartzman

Height: 

5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • He reached the final of the 2017 ATP World Tour Finals, his best result in the tournament
  • He reached the quarterfinals of the 2016 and 2019 French Open, his best result in a Grand Slam tournament
  • Winner of 5 ATP singles titles
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 7 in November 2017
  • Helped Belgium reach the Davis Cup final in 2017.

9. Amanda Anisimova (USA) – 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)

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Height: 

5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • Reached the semifinals of the 2019 French Open, her best result in a Grand Slam tournament
  • Winner of 1 WTA singles title
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 21 in October 2019
  • Won the 2017 US Open girls’ singles title
  • Represented the United States in the Fed Cup and helped the team reach the final in 2018.

10. Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) – 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)

Tsvetana Pironkova

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Height: 

5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)

Greatest Achievements:

  • She reached the semifinals of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, her best result in a Grand Slam tournament
  • Reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 French Open and the 2016 US Open
  • Winner of 1 WTA singles title
  • Reached a career-high ranking of world No. 31 in September 2010
  • Represented Bulgaria in the Fed Cup and helped the team reach the World Group II playoffs in 2012 and 2016.

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