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Players with relatives who play/played on tour

Who are all the sisters/brothers/cousins/parents/aunties/uncles/grandparents etc. of players on tour from both past and present? To be included in this list they have to have played on the pro tour or ITF junior circuit.

Sisters

Venus and Serena Williams (USA)
Manuela, Magdalena and Katerina Maleeva (Bulgaria)
Kim and Elke Clijsters (Belgium)
Kateryna, Alona and Valeria Bondarenko (Ukraine)
Chris and Jean Evert (USA)
Agnieszka and Urszula Radwanska (Poland)
Agnes and Blanka Szavay (Hungary)
Anastasia and Arina Rodionova (Australia/Russia)
Arantxa and Marisa Sanchez Vicario (Spain)
Christina and Lauren McHale (USA)
Mona and Sunna-Kristina Barthel (Germany)
Aleksandra and Dorota Wozniak (Canada)
Lucie and Veronika Safarova (Czech Republic)
Monica and Gabriela Niculescu (Romania)
Julia and Evelyn Mayr (Italy)
Kristina and Zuzana Kucova (Slovak Republic)
Antonella and Adriana Serra Zanetti (Italy)
Masa and Alja Zec Peskiric (Slovenia)
Dally and Natacha Randriantefy (Madagascar)
Vania and Ivana King (USA)
Su-Wei and Su-Ying Hsieh (Chinese Taipei)
Ahsha and Tiya Rolle (USA)
Erika and Yurika Sema (Japan)
Carly and Chelsea Gullickson (USA)
Tsvetana and Elisaveta Pironkova (Bulgaria)
Yung-Jan and Hao-Ching Chan (Chinese Taipei)
Alison and Sarah Riske (USA)
Eva and Hana Birnerova (Czech Republic)
Myriam and Daniela Casanova (Switzerland)
Francoise and Elizabeth Abanda (Canada)
Alexandra and Olga Panova (Russia)
Andrea and Jana Hlavackova (Czech Republic)
Vladimira and Andrea Uhlirova (Czech Republic)
Carina and Jennifer Witthoeft (Germany)
Viktorija and Monica Rajicic (Australia)
Patricia and Barbara Haas (Austria)
Chichi and Chalena Scholl (USA)
Evie Dominikovic and Danielle Jeflea (Australia)
Alicja and Aleksandra Rosolska (Poland)
Sanaa and Ankita Bhambri (India)
Maria and Ivana Abramovic (Croatia)
Shikha, Neha, Diya, Nimita and Nikita Uberoi (USA/India)
Haruka and Akari Inoue (Japan)
Candelaria and Macarena Sedano Acosta (Italy)
Karolina and Mara Nowak (Germany)
Jade and Skye Hopper (Australia)
Camille and Juliette Sapene (France)
Ayomide and Gabrielle Olamide Idera (France)
Varatchaya and Varunya Wongteanchai (Thailand)
Gloire and Victoire Mfoumouangana (France)
Nikola and Natalia Vajdova (Slovak Republic)
Anna Karolina and Kristina Schmiedlova (Slovak Republic)
Anneliese, Bianca and Philippa Tepper (Australia)
Sandy and Beatrice Gumulya (Indonesia)
Jennifer and Jessica Ren (Great Britain)
Virag and Tunde Nemeth (Hungary)
Akiko and Naoko Kijimuta (Japan)
Jia-Jing Lu and Jia-Xiang Lu (China)
Elizaveta and Olga Ianchuk (Ukraine)
Sofia and Eloisa-Maria Compostizo De Andres (Spain)
Hyuliya and Lyuftya Velieva (Bulgaria/Turkey)
Michaela, Ashleigh and Taylor Capanollo (Australia)
Martina and Jana Nejedly (Canada)
Brianna, Brooke and Brittany Lashway (USA)
Paula and Eden Marama (New Zealand)

Twin Sisters

Melanie and Katherine Oudin (USA)
Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova (Czech Republic)
Daniela and Sandra Klemenschitz (Austria)
Nadiya and Lyudmyla Kichenok (Ukraine)
Nimita and Nikita Uberoi (USA)
Maria-Jose and Maria-Pilar Sanchez-Alayeto (Spain)
Maria Paula and Maria Ines Deheza (Bolivia)
Masa and Urska Vesenjak (Slovenia)
Catrina and Christian Thompson (USA)
Erica and Vanessa Krauth (Argentina)
Paula Andrea and Maria Paulina Perez Garcia (Colombia)
Eleonore and Verginie Tchakarova (Bulgaria)
Bianca and Anna Turati (Italy)

Sister/Brother

Dinara Safina and Marat Safin (Russia)
Sanja Ancic and Mario Ancic (Croatia)
Jaslyn Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt (Australia)
Mashona, MaliVai and Mashiska Washington (USA)
Ruta and Vitas Gerulaitis (USA)
Rita and Andre Agassi (USA)
Cara, Wayne and Byron Black (Zimbabwe)
Arantxa, Marisa, Emilio and Javier Sanchez (Spain)
Tracy and John Austin (USA)
Stella and Pete Sampras (USA)
Laura Gulbe and Ernests Gulbis (Latvia)
Luanne and Vince Spadea (USA)
Vania, Ivana and Phillip King (USA)
Victoria and Clement Larriere (France)
Naomi and Liam Broady (Great Britain)
Helen Sukova and Cyril Suk (Czech Republic)
Sara and Bernard Tomic (Australia)
Natalia Medvedeva and Andrei Medvedev (Ukraine)
Camille, Juliette and Vincent Sapene (France)
Michaella and Richard Krajicek (Holland)
Patricia Mayr-Achleitner and Patrick Mayr (Austria)
Noelle and John Van Lottnum (France/Holland)
Sanaa, Ankita and Yuki Bhambri (India)
Indy and Max de Vroome (Holland)
Heidi and Ahmed El Tabakh (Canada)
Sally and John Peers (AUS)
Charlene and Nathan Seateun (France)
Daniela and Alessio Scivetti (Australia)
Samantha and Andrew Harris (Australia)
Martina and Matteo Trevisan (Italy)

Cousins

Anna Kournikova and Evgeny Korolev (Russia/Kazakhstan)
Maria and Daria Sharapova (Russia/Belarus)
Laura Gibanel Velasco and Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Flavia Pennetta and Claudia Giovine (Italy)
Sania Mirza and Zoe Scandalis (India/USA)
Nathalie & Vivienne Vierin (Italy)

Fathers

Bruno Sapene (France) - Camille, Juliette and Vincent

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Re: Sisters on tour

Chan Yung-Jan & Chan Hao-Ching
Hsieh Su-Wei & Hsieh Su-Ying
Erika Sema & Yurika Sema

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Re: Sisters on tour

Maleeva: Magdalena, Katerina, Manuela.

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Re: Sisters on tour

Bojana's sister Viktorija used to play tennis when she was younger but gave up.
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Re: Sisters on tour

Melanie's sister plays college tennis doesn't she?

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Re: Sisters on tour

Tsvetana has a sister Elisaveta, who played very few ITF tournaments, I think she already has given up tennis.

Pironkova.Kostova.Petrova.Kerber.Schnyder. Stosur.Jankovic.Kuznetsova.
Pavlyuchenkova.Niculescu.Radwanska.Date-Krumm.Kvitova.Vinci.Muguruza.

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Re: Sisters on tour

Kristina and Zuzana Kucova (if you added Mayr sisters)

And of course EPIC Uberoi´s family.
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Re: Sisters on tour

Carly and Chelsea Gullickson

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Re: Sisters on tour

Alison and Sarah Riske
Antonella and Adriana Serra Zanetti

Kvitova * Vaidisova * Garcia * Robson


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Re: Sisters on tour

Vania and Ivana King
Lucie and Veronika Safarova

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Re: Sisters on tour

what about cousins
Pennetta & Giovine
Nathalie & Vivienne Vierin
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Re: Sisters on tour

While looking for info about the exact relation betweeen Nathalie and Vivienne Vierin (I knew they weren't sisters - cousins it turns out), I found another couple of sisters:

Candelaria & Macarena Sedano Acosta

Candelaria and Macarena Sedano Acosta

Also the Deheza twins, Maria Paula and Maria Ines, juniors from Bolivia.

Kvitova * Vaidisova * Garcia * Robson


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Pennetta & Giovine
Nathalie & Vivienne Vierin
Zahlavova and Zahlavova Strycova

Hlavackova Benesova Strycova Williams Schiavone Pironkova Koukalova Shvedova Voskoboeva Riske Raymond Petrova Twitter

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Re: Sisters on tour

Brother/sister duos I can only remember the obvious ones:

Dinara Safina/Marat Safin
Sanja Ancic/Mario Ancic
Jaslyn Hewitt/Lleyton Hewitt

Any more?

Kvitova * Vaidisova * Garcia * Robson


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Re: Sisters on tour

Varatchaya and Varunya Wongteanchai
Elena and Ana Bogdan | Are they or just the same last name?
Hana and Eva Birnerova
Elena and Regina Kulikova ?

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