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Fred Perry

1909 - 1995

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Frederick John Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a British tennis and table tennis player and former world No. 1 from England who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slam tournaments and two Pro Slams single titles, as well as six Major doubles titles. Perry won three consecutive Wimbledon Championships from 1934 to 1936 and was World Amateur number one tennis player during those three years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Perry has received more than 1,783,528 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Fred Perry is the 6th most popular tennis player, the 546th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 580th in 2019) and the most popular British Tennis Player.

Fred Perry is most famous for inventing the polo shirt.

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Among tennis players, Fred Perry ranks 6 out of 1,148Before him are Rod Laver, Novak Djokovic, Björn Borg, René Lacoste, and Billie Jean King. After him are Roger Federer, Margaret Court, Manuel Santana, Ilie Năstase, Steffi Graf, and Martina Navratilova.

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Among people born in 1909, Fred Perry ranks 23Before him are Li Xiannian, Ernst Gombrich, Errol Flynn, Talal of Jordan, Benny Goodman, and Elia Kazan. After him are Carmen Miranda, Miep Gies, John Fante, Marinus van der Lubbe, Magda Schneider, and Souphanouvong. Among people deceased in 1995, Fred Perry ranks 25Before him are Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Teresa Teng, Edward Bernays, Louis Malle, Patricia Highsmith, and Hannes Alfvén. After him are Lana Turner, Maurizio Gucci, Ginger Rogers, Gerald Durrell, Milovan Đilas, and Christian B. Anfinsen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Fred Perry ranks 546 out of 7,765Before him are Tony Buzan (1942), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Annie Lennox (1954), Isaac Barrow (1631), and Roger Glover (1945). After him are Alexander Pope (1688), John Smith (1580), Alice Liddell (1852), Alfred Molina (1953), John Newlands (1837), and Gordon Banks (1937).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among tennis players born in United Kingdom, Fred Perry ranks 1After him are Charlotte Cooper (1870), William Renshaw (1861), Lottie Dod (1871), Reginald Doherty (1872), Andy Murray (1987), Laurence Doherty (1875), Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers (1878), Spencer Gore (1850), Ernest Renshaw (1861), Arthur Gore (1868), and John Hartley (1849).