There are few things more intense than a spirited game of tennis. If you find yourself counting down to Grand Slam events such as the US Open or Wimbledon each year, then we’ve got good news for you. Thanks to social media you can now connect with your tennis heroes regularly via Twitter. Many of the top players in the world are active Twitter users, sharing their lives and exclusive photos that you may not see on more traditional media sources. Here are the top ten best women tennis players to follow on Twitter.
Caroline was the top women’s tennis player in the world for an astounding 67 weeks starting in 2010. Her prolific tennis career has earned her over 472,000 Twitter followers. Caroline uses her Twitter account to share personal photographs, fan pics, and expressions of her personality that you wouldn’t necessarily see on-screen.
Germany’s Julie Goerges, aka Gorgeous Goerges, has a Twitter following of over 42,000. She is a very active Twitter user, and spends her time on the social network interacting with fans and sharing personal pics and updates from her time on the road.
Victoria Azarenka is currently in the top two position for the World Tennis Association’s Singles Ranking. She’s world-renowned for her tennis skills, and has a following of over 188,000 on her Twitter account. Vika shares details about her professional and personal adventures with her fans.
Currently ranked number one in the World Tennis Association’s Singles Rankings, Serena is a tennis and Twitter powerhouse. She is one of the most popular athletes on Twitter, with a following of over 3.5 million people. Serena is one of the most engaged Twitter users out there, spending time interacting with her fans daily.
We’d be remiss not to include Venus Williams on this list. Like her sister, she is both a prolific tennis player and Twitter user. Serena’s big sister is quickly approaching the 1 million follower mark. Venus loves engaging with followers and promoting her new clothing line via her Twitter account.
Maria is a newcomer to the world of Twitter, but that doesn’t make her any less influential. She’s been active on the social networking site since January, and has garnered a following of over 147,000 fans. Maria’s account is chock full of personal photos, providing a unique glimpse into her life.
Sorana is both an active Twitter user and blogger, not to mention an incredible tennis player. Her highly relatable blog posts have increased her fan base and Twitter following by thousands. She enjoys sharing her posts, pictures, and videos via her Twitter profile.
Petra is currently ranked 7th among Singles Players by the World Tennis Association. You can follow Petra on Twitter for unique glimpses of her personality and plenty of personal photographs.
Angelique, ranked 6th in the World Tennis Association Singles Rankings, is a highly interactive Twitter user. Good news for fans who are hoping to connect with the tennis star on social media.
Having just turned 19 years old, Laura is early in her career and following her on Twitter gives you a sense of the triumphs and trials of a young elite athlete. Fans who follow her on Twitter will find her to be highly relatable; tweeting about things such as Harry Potter. Laura’s personality shines through on her Twitter page.
If you have always dreamed about interacting with some of the tennis greats, Twitter may be the way to make it happen. Many of the world’s top players are active Twitter users who spend their time sharing their photos and ideas, and talking with fans via their accounts. If you are a diehard tennis fan, check out their Twitter profiles today!
About the author: Earl Reidlen has written poignant articles for the sports world for many years. When he’s not busy writing or fishing with his son, you can find him reviewing companies like M. Putterman Athletics.
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