The game of tennis has got a global reputation. It even runs in the families. We can see many popular tennis siblings gracing the ATP and WTA tour throughout history. We look at the most popular siblings in the game who have excelled both in singles and doubles game in the current tour. They have together achieved a lot in their respective careers and also done their countries proud.
The Williams Sisters: The Ultimate Tennis Siblings
Serena and Venus Williams are the most famous and successful tennis siblings currently in the game. The two sisters have now been on the tour for more than 20 years. They both have a mountain of achievements to their credit. Both of them have been world number 1 in both singles and doubles arena. They have won multiple Grand Slams in both categories and also the Olympic Gold medals in both singles and doubles. The Williams sisters thus make their name among most accomplished tennis siblings in the Open Era.
Serena and Venus have won a combined 122 singles and 44 doubles trophies. These include 30 singles slams, 28 doubles slams, and 4 majors in mixed doubles. Serena has been the more accomplished of the two sisters. She has already won 23 singles slams and in on her way to becoming the greatest of all time in female tennis. The elder sister Venus has also had a great career with 7 singles major titles.
The Murray Brothers
Jamie and Andy Murray have been the best tennis siblings in Britain. They were initially trained by their Mom Judy Murray. The brothers have however done their country proud in many ways. The elder brother Jamie has had an excellent doubles career. He has won 2 doubles and 5 mixed doubles Grand Slams, besides topping the ATP doubles rankings.
Andy who is the younger of two have been the best British singles player in Open Era. He has so far won 3 Grand Slams, becoming the first major champion from England in 7 decades. Andy also reached world number 1 in the Era of the BIG 3. The Brit star has however been struggling in the past few years due to frequent injury issues. The tennis siblings also helped their country to become Davis Cup champions in 2015. They have thus both had an illustrious tennis career.
The Zverev Brothers
Mischa and Sascha Zverev are among the well know young tennis siblings on the tour. They were also initially coached by their father, who continues to play a big role still in their careers. The elder brother Mischa plays both singles and doubles. He has so far won 1 singles and 4 doubles titles. Mischa has also been the world number 1 in the ATP doubles arena.
Sascha Zverev the younger brother has been much more successful in his career so far. The 22-year-old has won 3 Masters 1000 titles as well as the 2018 Nitto ATP season-ending finale. He has also been the world number 3 and is expected to be one of the dominant players for many years. They are among the well-known tennis siblings in the ATP tour currently.