Bobby Riggs

1918 - 1995

Bobby Riggs

Robert Larimore Riggs (February 25, 1918 – October 25, 1995) was an American tennis champion who was the World No. 1 or the World co-No. 1 player for three years, first as an amateur in 1939, then as a professional in 1946 and 1947. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Riggs has received more than 3,178,551 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 52nd most popular tennis player.

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  • 20

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  • 3.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among tennis players, Bobby Riggs ranks 52 out of 1,101Before him are John Newcombe, Jacques Brugnon, Maria Sharapova, Nikola Pilić, Yannick Noah, and Martina Hingis. After him are Goran Ivanišević, Andrés Gimeno, Momčilo Tapavica, Manuel Orantes, Michael Chang, and Laurence Doherty.

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Among people born in 1918, Bobby Riggs ranks 100Before him are Massimo Girotti, Dora Ratjen, Aldo van Eyck, Leila Mourad, Jerome Robbins, and Joseph Wiseman. After him are Ángel Labruna, Cornell Capa, Marie Smith Jones, George Mosse, Lo Wei, and Adolfo Pedernera. Among people deceased in 1995, Bobby Riggs ranks 91Before him are Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark, Leila Mourad, Václav Neumann, Kingsley Amis, James Herriot, and J. Presper Eckert. After him are Annie Fischer, Alexander Godunov, Rudolf Peierls, Adolfo Pedernera, Burl Ives, and Juan Carlos Onganía.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Riggs ranks 2,664 out of 12,171Before him are Marc Jacobs (1963), J. Presper Eckert (1919), Casey Affleck (1975), Alfred P. Sloan (1875), Jim Davis (1909), and Arthur Janov (1924). After him are Kaʻahumanu (1768), Arnold Palmer (1929), Lyman Spitzer (1914), Ron Carter (1937), Frankie Valli (1934), and Wendy Carlos (1939).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Bobby Riggs ranks 12Before him are Arthur Ashe (1943), Pete Sampras (1971), Bill Tilden (1893), Don Budge (1915), Serena Williams (1981), and Doris Hart (1925). After him are Michael Chang (1972), Pancho Gonzales (1928), Venus Williams (1980), Helen Wills (1905), Althea Gibson (1927), and Richard Sears (1861).

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