Don Budge

1915 - 2000

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John Donald Budge (June 13, 1915 – January 26, 2000) was an American tennis player. He is most famous as the first tennis player — male or female, and still the only American male — to win the Grand Slam, and to win all four Grand Slam events consecutively overall. Budge was the second man to complete the career Grand Slam after Fred Perry, and remains the youngest to achieve the feat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Budge has received more than 376,701 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Don Budge is the 31st most popular tennis player (up from 40th in 2019), the 1,889th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,640th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Don Budge ranks 31 out of 1,148Before him are Mats Wilander, Boris Becker, Pete Sampras, Venus Williams, Guillermo Vilas, and Nikola Pilić. After him are Chris Evert, Stefan Edberg, Jean Borotra, Ken Rosewall, Bill Tilden, and Mansour Bahrami.

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Among people born in 1915, Don Budge ranks 60Before him are W. Arthur Lewis, Rashid Behbudov, Konstantin Simonov, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., László Csatáry, and Gyula Zsengellér. After him are Marie-Louise von Franz, Abba Eban, Santiago Carrillo, Joseph Greenberg, Miroslav Filipović, and Geraldine of Albania. Among people deceased in 2000, Don Budge ranks 59Before him are A. E. van Vogt, Hirokazu Ninomiya, Lazar Koliševski, Akira Nozawa, Keizō Obuchi, and Maurice Richard. After him are Jean-Pierre Rampal, Giorgio Bassani, Noboru Takeshita, Ion Gheorghe Maurer, Ivan Stambolić, and Kemal Sunal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don Budge ranks 1,889 out of 18,182Before him are Lee Grant (1927), Paul Schrader (1946), John Hancock (1737), Dick York (1928), John Mauchly (1907), and W. E. B. Du Bois (1868). After him are James B. Donovan (1916), Larry Holmes (1949), Ashton Kutcher (1978), Erle Stanley Gardner (1889), Steven Soderbergh (1963), and William F. Sharpe (1934).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Don Budge ranks 9Before him are Arthur Ashe (1943), Andre Agassi (1970), Stan Smith (1946), Serena Williams (1981), Pete Sampras (1971), and Venus Williams (1980). After him are Chris Evert (1954), Bill Tilden (1893), Pancho Gonzales (1928), Darlene Hard (1936), Bobby Riggs (1918), and Doris Hart (1925).