Is it in the air or the water? Is it because there is more sun or less sun? Hot or cold weather? Is it the wine or the vodka?
No one knows the real answer to why some countries are better for tennis than others, but that is why the sport is so entertaining.
Every year, countrymen and countrywomen compete against others to demonstrate to the tennis world which country has the most talent.
For the men, the Davis Cup is the ultimate prize. For the women, it is the FedCup.
Winners of those tournaments may be considered to be the countries that produce premier tennis players, but there are measures other than the Davis Cup and the FedCup.
Some players don’t even play for their national team for a variety of reasons, including taking time to rest before tournaments or being injured.
This list of the Top 10 tennis countries combines everything and lets you know what countries today have the best crop of tennis players.
Honorable mentions: Croatia, Belgium