Bill Tilden

1893 - 1953

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William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), nicknamed "Big Bill", was an American male tennis player. Tilden was the world No. 1 amateur for six years from 1920 to 1925 and was ranked world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Tilden has received more than 474,953 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Bill Tilden is the 29th most popular tennis player, the 2,133rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,584th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Bill Tilden ranks 29 out of 1,148Before him are Ion Țiriac, Mats Wilander, Monica Seles, Roy Emerson, Chris Evert, and Guillermo Vilas. After him are Pete Sampras, Jean Borotra, R. Norris Williams, Gabriela Sabatini, Jaroslav Drobný, and John Newcombe.

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Among people born in 1893, Bill Tilden ranks 72Before him are Carl Værnet, Wilhelm Zaisser, Raymond Dart, Battista Farina, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, and Conrad Veidt. After him are Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, Gaston Julia, Merian C. Cooper, Dragiša Cvetković, Roman Ingarden, and Dean Acheson. Among people deceased in 1953, Bill Tilden ranks 47Before him are Hank Williams, Sergei Winogradsky, Moïse Kisling, Otto Meissner, Johan Laidoner, and Noe Zhordania. After him are Jacques Thibaud, Nobutake Kondō, Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu, René Fonck, Prince Oscar Bernadotte, and Sergey Belyavsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Tilden ranks 2,133 out of 15,968Before him are Charles W. Morris (1903), David Packard (1912), Bruce Nauman (1941), Cannonball Adderley (1928), Jack Johnson (1878), and Jennifer Lawrence (1990). After him are Don Rickles (1926), Sela Ward (1956), James Newton Howard (1951), Eric Carr (1950), Richard Smalley (1943), and Ashley Judd (1968).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Bill Tilden ranks 7Before him are Jimmy Connors (1952), Billie Jean King (1943), Andre Agassi (1970), Stan Smith (1946), Arthur Ashe (1943), and Chris Evert (1954). After him are Pete Sampras (1971), Don Budge (1915), Doris Hart (1925), Serena Williams (1981), Pancho Gonzales (1928), and Michael Chang (1972).