Anthony Wilding

1883 - 1915

Anthony Wilding

Anthony Frederick Wilding (often called Tony Wilding) (31 October 1883 – 9 May 1915) was a New Zealand world No. 1 tennis player and soldier who was killed in action during World War I. Considered the world's first tennis superstar, Wilding was the son of wealthy English immigrants to Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand and enjoyed the use of private tennis courts at their home. He obtained a legal education at Trinity College, Cambridge and briefly joined his father's law firm. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Wilding has received more than 88,798 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 111th most popular tennis player.

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Among tennis players, Anthony Wilding ranks 111 out of 1,101Before him are Juan Martín del Potro, Amélie Mauresmo, Jack Kramer, Edgar Leonard, Blanche Bingley, and Tony Roche. After him are Sigrid Fick, Adriano Panatta, Rafael Osuna, Michael Stich, Justine Henin, and Gaël Monfils.

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Among people born in 1883, Anthony Wilding ranks 142Before him are Ota Benga, István Friedrich, Raimu, Jens Hundseid, Fyodor Sergeyev, and Feodor Gladkov. After him are Olaf Bull, Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, Gheorghe Argeșanu, Alexander Fersman, Estelle Winwood, and Manolis Kalomiris. Among people deceased in 1915, Anthony Wilding ranks 65Before him are Louis Pergaud, Luigi Capuana, Karl Staaff, Paul Eyschen, Richard Lydekker, and Pyotr Durnovo. After him are Ruben Sevak, Guillermo Billinghurst, Ferdinand Sarrien, Karol Olszewski, Charles Walter De Vis, and Antonio Flores Jijón.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Anthony Wilding ranks 30 out of 145Before him are Karl Urban (1972), Andrew Niccol (1964), Peter Snell (1938), William Phillips (1914), John Key (1961), and Cliff Curtis (1968). After him are Wynton Rufer (1962), Temuera Morrison (1960), Ngaio Marsh (1895), Patsy Reddy (1954), Lee Tamahori (1950), and Clive Revill (1930).

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Among tennis players born in New Zealand, Anthony Wilding ranks 1

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