Bobby Riggs

1918 - 1995

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Robert Larimore Riggs (February 25, 1918 – October 25, 1995) was an American tennis champion who was the World No. 1 amateur in 1939 and World No. 1 professional in 1946 and 1947. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Riggs has received more than 3,697,651 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Bobby Riggs is the 50th most popular tennis player (up from 75th in 2019), the 2,883rd most popular biography from United States (up from 4,604th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Bobby Riggs ranks 50 out of 1,148Before him are Monica Seles, Gabriela Sabatini, Yannick Noah, Jaroslav Drobný, Darlene Hard, and Max Decugis. After him are Gottfried von Cramm, Maria Sharapova, William Renshaw, Martina Hingis, Naomi Osaka, and Momčilo Tapavica.

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Among people born in 1918, Bobby Riggs ranks 113Before him are Leila Mourad, Raimon Panikkar, Theodore Sturgeon, Alexander Shelepin, Massimo Girotti, and David Ausubel. After him are Adolfo Pedernera, Ted Williams, Aldo van Eyck, Kazu Naoki, George Lincoln Rockwell, and René de Obaldia. Among people deceased in 1995, Bobby Riggs ranks 100Before him are Alexander Godunov, Gabriel Urgebadze, Viveca Lindfors, Annie M. G. Schmidt, Václav Neumann, and Sylvester Stadler. After him are Adolfo Pedernera, Juan Carlos Onganía, Viktoria Brezhneva, Dirceu, Rudolf Peierls, and André Frossard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Riggs ranks 2,883 out of 18,182Before him are John Havlicek (1940), Robert Grant Aitken (1864), Stanley Schachter (1922), Jesse Douglas (1897), KRS-One (1965), and Richard Ford (1944). After him are Marc Jacobs (1963), Coretta Scott King (1927), Ralph Craig (1889), Delbert Mann (1920), Sam Giancana (1908), and Robert Morris (1931).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Bobby Riggs ranks 14Before him are Venus Williams (1980), Don Budge (1915), Chris Evert (1954), Bill Tilden (1893), Pancho Gonzales (1928), and Darlene Hard (1936). After him are Doris Hart (1925), Vitas Gerulaitis (1954), Michael Chang (1972), Maureen Connolly (1934), Richard Sears (1861), and Vincent Richards (1903).