Nicknames Of Top Tennis Players

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Sports fans have given their favorite players nicknames forever.  Sometimes, the players may not like them but some names have stuck, especially on social media.

Here is a shortlist of nicknames for some well-known players.

Agnieszka Radwańska – Ninja
Alexander Zverev – Sascha
Andre Agassi – The Punisher, The Las Vegas Kid
Andrey Rublev – Rubl
Andy Murray – Muzza, Muzz
Andy Roddick – A-Rod

Bernie Tomic – Tomic The Tank Engine
Bianca Andreescu – Bibi
Bjorn Borg – Ice Man
Boris Becker – Boom Boom Boris

Caroline Wozniacki – The Great Dane, Little Miss Sunshine
Chris Evert – Ice Maiden

Daniil Medvedev – Bear
David Ferrer – The Bulldozer
David Nalbandian – Fat Dave
Denis Shapovalov – El Shapo
Diego Schwartzman – El Peque (Shorty)
Dominic Thiem – Dominator, Domi

Elina Svitolina – Basiclina
Ernests Gulbis – Lord Gulbis

Fabrice Santoro – The Magician
Feliciano Lopez – Deliciano
Fernando Gonzales – Gonzo
Fernando Verdasco – Hot Sauce, Tobasco
Frances Tiafoe – Big Foe

Gael Monfils – La Monf, The Guru
Grigor Dimitrov- Baby Fed
Gustavo Kuerten – Guga

Hubert Hurkacz – Hubi

Ilie Năstase – Nasty
Ivan Lendl – Ivan the Terrible, The Terminator
Ivo Karlovic – Dr. Ivo

Jannik Sinner – SINNERator, The Fox, Jan The Fox
Jimmy Connors – Jimbo
Joachim Johansson – Pim Pim
John Isner – Grandpa
John McEnroe – Johnny Mac, Superbrat, McBrat
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – Muhammed Ali
Juan Carlos Ferrero – Mosquito
Juan Martin Del Potro – Delpo

Li Na – Nails
Lindsay Davenport -Lethal Lindsay
Lleyton Hewitt – Rusty, Ley Ley

Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes (doubles team) – Indian Express
Maria Sharapova – Masha, The Siren
Mark Philippoussis –  The Scud
Martina Hingis – Swiss Miss
Milos Raonic – The Missile

Nick Kyrgios – The Wild Thing, Box Office
Novak Djokovic – The Joker, Nole , Djoker

Pancho Gonzales – Big Pancho
Pete Sampras – Pistol Pete

Radek Stepanek – Babe Magnet, The Worm
Rafael Nadal – King of Clay, Raging Bull
Rod Laver – The Rocket
Roger Federer – Fed, Swiss Maestro, FedEx, King Roger

Sanchez-Vicario – Barcelona Bumblebee
Serena Williams – ReRe
Simona Halep – Mony
Stan Wawrinka -Stanimal, Stan The Man
Stefanos Tsitsipas – Tsitsi Fly, Tsetse Fly, Philosopher, Jesus Christ, Saint Stephanos
Steffi Graf – Fraulein Forehand

Thomas Berdych – Bird man
Thomas Muster – Musterminator
Tim Henman – Tiger, Timbledon
Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde (doubles team) – The Woodies

Venus Williams – Queen V
Victoria Azarenka – Vika

Xavier Malisse – X-man

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