The world’s best tennis players cover a lot of ground quickly, both on and off the court. That’s part of the reason it’s so fun to keep up with their globetrotting adventures and training regimens on Instagram.
With the US Open coming up Aug 29-Sept 11, we thought we’d whet your appetite for all the hardcourt action with a list of the best tennis players to follow on Instagram. Check out these ace accounts and get your tickets to the US Open in New York this summer.
With her 2016 Wimbledon title, Serena tied Steffi Graf’s record for the most Grand Slam wins in the Open Era. Serena’s three million Instagram followers know there’s never a dull moment in this superstar’s life – whether she’s focused on fitness, charity, fashion, or just plain old fun, Serena’s passion is all out there for fans to see.
With four consecutive Majors under his belt, the “Djoker” is the first male athlete to complete a non-calendar year Grand Slam. He’ll definitely be focused on delivering his fifth major title in a row, so make sure you follow the ATP’s top-ranked player as he takes a shot at history during the US Open and beyond.
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FedEx has already etched his name into the history books after dominating international tennis for over a decade. The Swiss phenom’s Instagram definitely gives fans some insight on his rigorous training schedule, but it also shows off his luxurious travels, which take him from tropical shores to snowy slopes.
The “King of Clay” has expanded his game over the years to become a fierce competitor on all surfaces. His Instagram account focuses mostly on training and competing, but Rafa also treats fans with the occasional glimpse into how he spends his downtime, which gives us even more to love about the Spanish sensation.
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This doubles superstar is pretty much unbeatable on the court when she teams up with partner Martina Hingis. She’s especially popular in her native India (where she serves as an ambassador for her home state of Telangana), but on Instagram she gives fans from around the globe the chance to watch her attend glamourous galas and put in work on the court.
Former women’s No. 1 Ana Ivanovic is known for her powerful and aggressive style of play, and she definitely shows that off for hundreds of thousands of fans on her Instagram account. When she’s not training, Ana keeps her followers updated on everything from playing guitar to getting glammed up for a night out on the town.
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Andy Murray recently surged to a No. 2 ranking on the ATP Tour thanks to a series of big wins, and he has fans wondering if he’ll add a fourth Grand Slam title to his already impressive resume. He shares plenty of pics and vids to keep fans in the loop with his training and competition so they can see just how hard he’s pushing every day.
The first Scandinavian woman to be ranked No. 1 in the WTA, Wozniacki wins matches with her defensive savvy and uncanny anticipation. Followers keep coming back to her Instagram to catch her stepping out in style, while her Pomeranian Bruno is certainly cute enough for an account of his own.
The 1, 2, 3 of yesterday! 1, when you get out of your car and you hear the much dreaded “krrrchhh” when your dress rips. (Yep that happened). 2, realizing you can just pretend like that’s how it’s meant to be and 3, I am just gonna rock my dress the way it is 😂
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Following her first title win since 2013, Victoria Azarenka has everyone wondering if the former No. 1 can add a third Grand Slam singles title to her brag sheet at the US Open. When she doesn’t have a racquet in hand, Victoria is all smiles in her sun-soaked images.
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Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Venus Williams brought unparalleled power and athleticism to the WTA when she began dominating the game in the early ’00s. Just like her sister, she uses her popular Instagram account to show off her discipline on the court and her jet-setting fun off the court.