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Darlene Hard

1936 - 2021

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Darlene Ruth Hard (January 6, 1936 – December 2, 2021) was an American professional tennis player, known for her aggressive volleying ability and strong serves. She captured singles titles at the French Championships in 1960 and the U.S. Championships in 1960 and 1961. With eight different partners, she won a total of 13 women's doubles titles in Grand Slam tournaments, and was the finest doubles player of her generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Darlene Hard has received more than 103,014 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Darlene Hard is the 48th most popular tennis player (up from 284th in 2019), the 2,787th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,881st in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Darlene Hard ranks 48 out of 1,148Before her are Pancho Gonzales, Henri Cochet, Monica Seles, Gabriela Sabatini, Yannick Noah, and Jaroslav Drobný. After her are Max Decugis, Bobby Riggs, Gottfried von Cramm, Maria Sharapova, William Renshaw, and Martina Hingis.

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Among people born in 1936, Darlene Hard ranks 154Before her are Dyanne Thorne, Eliahu Inbal, Vyacheslav Kebich, Gabriel Matzneff, Bobby Darin, and Siw Malmkvist. After her are Annette Stroyberg, Abbie Hoffman, Glenn Murcutt, Ziaur Rahman, Han Seung-soo, and Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild. Among people deceased in 2021, Darlene Hard ranks 201Before her are Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino, Cicely Tyson, Edward Cassidy, Yegor Ligachyov, Jan Jindra, and Masayuki Uemura. After her are Jane Powell, Sabine Weiss, George Segal, Sam Jones, Albert Vanhoye, and Thomas Cavalier-Smith.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Darlene Hard ranks 2,787 out of 18,182Before her are Susan Wojcicki (1968), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Machine Gun Kelly (1990), Philo Farnsworth (1906), Jack Johnson (1878), and Dan Quayle (1947). After her are Gerry Mulligan (1927), Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882), Ernest Guiraud (1837), Alfre Woodard (1952), John Savage (1949), and Mary Astor (1906).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Darlene Hard ranks 13Before her are Pete Sampras (1971), Venus Williams (1980), Don Budge (1915), Chris Evert (1954), Bill Tilden (1893), and Pancho Gonzales (1928). After her are Bobby Riggs (1918), Doris Hart (1925), Vitas Gerulaitis (1954), Michael Chang (1972), Maureen Connolly (1934), and Richard Sears (1861).