12 Superstar Athletes Who Grew Up Here

These sports greats spent their formative years in Arlington, McLean and Falls Church.


Denis Kudla. Photo by Flickr user Corine06.

Denis Kudla

Born in Ukraine, Denis Kudla moved to Arlington at a young age, where his talents on the tennis court were soon noticed, despite the fact that his parents had no experience with a racket. Although he is currently ranked 172nd in the world, last May he reached a career high with a ranking of 53rd. Kudla  played for Team USA in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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