Average Height of Female Tennis Players

For this article, I looked at the heights of the top 100 tennis players on the WTA Tour to see what their average height was.

The average height of the top 100 female tennis players turned out to be 5 foot 8 and a half inches or 1.74 meters tall with Karolina Pliskova at 6ft 1in (1.85m), the tallest female player in the top 100, and Lauren Davis at 5ft 2in (1.58m), the shortest female player in the top 100.

Average Height of Female Tennis Players

Tennis Player Heights

Below are the heights that I used to work out the average height of tennis players ranked in the top 100 of the WTA world ranking.

Height of Top 100 Female Tennis Players on WTA Tour

Rank*WTA PlayerHeight (Inches)Height (Meters)
1Iga Swiatek5ft 9in 1.75m 
2Ons Jabeur5ft 6in 1.68m 
3Anett Kontaveit5ft 9in 1.75m 
4Paula Badosa5ft 11in 1.80m 
5Aryna Sabalenka5ft 11in 1.80m 
6Jessica Pegula5ft 7in 1.70m 
7Maria Sakkari5ft 8in 1.74m 
8Coco Gauff5ft 9in 1.75m 
9Simona Halep5ft 6in 1.68m 
10Caroline Garcia5ft 10in 1.78m 
11Daria Kasatkina5ft 7in 1.70m 
12Veronika Kudermetova5ft 8in 1.73m 
13Garbiñe Muguruza6ft 0in 1.83m 
14Barbora Krejčíková5ft 10in 1.78m 
15Belinda Bencic5ft 9in 1.75m 
16Beatriz Haddad Maia6ft 0in 1.83m 
17Jeļena Ostapenko5ft 10in 1.78m 
18Madison Keys5ft 10in 1.78m 
19Danielle Collins5ft 10in 1.78m 
20Ekaterina Alexandrova5ft 9in 1.75m 
21Petra Kvitová6ft 0in 1.83m 
22Karolína Plíšková6ft 1in 1.85m 
23Ludmilla Samsonova5ft 11in 1.80m 
24Victoria Azarenka6ft 0in 1.83m 
25Amanda Anisimova5ft 11in 1.80m 
26Elena Rybakina6ft 0in 1.83m 
27Shuai Zhang5ft 10in 1.78m 
28Qinwen Zheng5ft 10in 1.78m 
29Aliaksandra Sasnovich5ft 9in 1.75m 
30Alison Riske5ft 9in 1.75m 
31Martina Trevisan5ft 3in 1.60m 
32Alizé Cornet5ft 8in 1.73m 
33Kaia Kanepi5ft 11in 1.80m 
34Irina-Camelia Begu5ft 11in 1.80m 
35Ajla Tomljanović5ft 11in 1.80m 
36Elise Mertens5ft 10in 1.78m 
37Shelby Rogers5ft 9in 1.75m 
38Jil Teichmann5ft 6in 1.68m 
39Leylah Fernandez5ft 6in 1.68m 
40Sorana Cîrstea5ft 9in 1.75m 
41Marie Bouzková5ft 11in 1.80m 
42Petra Martić5ft 11in 1.80m 
43Bernarda Pera5ft 9in 1.75m 
44Naomi Osaka5ft 11in 1.80m 
45Anhelina Kalinina5ft 11in 1.80m 
46Ana Bogdan5ft 7in 1.70m 
47Yulia Putintseva5ft 4in 1.63m 
48Anastasia Potapova5ft 7in 1.70m 
49Madison Brengle5ft 6in 1.68m 
50Mayar Sherif5ft 11in 1.80m 
51Kateřina Siniaková5ft 9in 1.75m 
52Sloane Stephens5ft 7in 1.70m 
53Alison Van Uytvanck5ft 8in 1.73m 
54Daria Saville5ft 5in 1.65m 
55Magda Linette5ft 7in 1.70m 
56Marta Kostyuk5ft 9in 1.75m 
57Bianca Andreescu5ft 7in 1.70m 
58Anna Kalinskaya5ft 7in 1.70m 
59Xiyu Wang5ft 11in 1.80m 
60Camila Giorgi5ft 6in 1.68m 
61Diane Parry5ft 7in 1.70m 
62Anna Bondár5ft 9in 1.75m 
63Lucia Bronzetti5ft 7in 1.70m 
64Claire Liu5ft 7in 1.70m 
65Ann Li5ft 7in 1.70m 
66Lin Zhu5ft 8in 1.73m 
67Danka Kovinić5ft 7in 1.70m 
68Emma Raducanu5ft 7in 1.70m 
69Sara Sorribes Tormo5ft 9in 1.75m 
70Tereza Martincová5ft 10in 1.78m 
71Tatjana Maria5ft 8in 1.73m 
72Angelique Kerber5ft 8in 1.73m 
73Camila Osorio5ft 7in 1.70m 
74Jule Niemeier5ft 10in 1.78m 
75Nuria Párrizas Díaz5ft 6in 1.68m 
76Linda Fruhvirtová5ft 7in 1.70m 
77Donna Vekić5ft 10in 1.78m 
78Jasmine Paolini5ft 4in 1.63m 
79Rebecca Marino6ft 0in 1.83m 
80Xinyu Wang5ft 11in 1.80m 
81Viktorija Golubic5ft 7in 1.70m 
82Panna Udvardy5ft 6in 1.68m 
83Jaqueline Cristian5ft 11in 1.80m 
84Maryna Zanevska5ft 9in 1.75m 
85Lauren Davis5ft 2in 1.57m 
86Julia Grabher5ft 7in 1.70m 
87Kaja Juvan5ft 6in 1.68m 
88Tamara Zidanšek5ft 5in 1.65m 
89Dalma Gálfi5ft 10in 1.78m 
90Harriet Dart5ft 9in 1.75m 
91Markéta Vondroušová5ft 6in 1.68m 
92Elisabetta Cocciaretto5ft 5in 1.65m 
93Viktoriya Tomova5ft 6in 1.68m 
94Dayana Yastremska5ft 7in 1.70m 
95Qiang Wang5ft 8in 1.73m 
96Clara Tauson6ft 0in 1.83m 
97Lesia Tsurenko5ft 9in 1.75m 
98Tamara Korpatsch5ft 6in 1.68m 
99Linda Nosková5ft 10in 1.78m 
100Aleksandra Krunić5ft 4in 1.63m 

*WTA ranking as at the 03/10/2022.

Tallest Female Tennis Players Ranked in the Top 100

In total, there are eight players in the top 100 who are at least 6ft tall with Karolina Pliskova being the tallest female tennis player currently ranked in the top 100 (6ft 1in/1.85m).

#WTA PlayerHeight (Inches)Height (Meters)
1Karolina Pliskova6ft 1in1.85m
T2Garbine Muguruza6ft 0in1.82m
T2Beatriz Haddad Maia6ft 0in1.82m
T2Petra Kvitová6ft 0in1.82m
T2Victoria Azarenka6ft 0in1.82m
T2Elena Rybakina6ft 0in1.82m
T2Rebecca Marino6ft 0in1.82m
T2Clara Tauson6ft 0in1.82m

Shortest Female Tennis Players Ranked in the Top 100

Lauren Davis (5ft 2in/1.57m) is the shortest tennis player currently ranked in the top 100 of the WTA ranking.

#WTA PlayerHeight (Inches)Height (Meters)
1Lauren Davis5ft 2in1.57m
2Martina Trevisan5ft 3in1.60m
T3Yulia Putintseva5ft 4in1.62m
T3Jasmine Paolini5ft 4in1.62m
T3Aleksandra Krunić5ft 4in1.62m
T6Daria Saville5ft 5in1.65m
T6Tamara Zidanšek5ft 5in1.65m
T6Elisabetta Cocciaretto5ft 5in1.65m


How tall is Iga Swiatek?

Iga Swiatek is 5ft 9in (1.75m) tall.

How tall is Coco Gauff?

Coco Gauff is 5ft 9in (1.75m) tall.

How tall is Serena Williams?

Serena Williams is 5ft 9in (1.75m) tall.

How tall is Venus Williams?

Venus Williams is 6ft 1in (185 cm) tall.

How tall is Maria Sharapova?

Maria Sharapova is 6ft 1in (185 cm) tall.