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 1,569,183 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Fred Perry is the 6th most popular tennis player, the 580th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 418th 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 Björn Borg, René Lacoste, Novak Djokovic, Rod Laver, and John McEnroe. After him are Roger Federer, Suzanne Lenglen, Ilie Năstase, Ivan Lendl, Martina Navratilova, and Jimmy Connors.

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Among people born in 1909, Fred Perry ranks 25Before him are Victor Borge, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Talal of Jordan, Nicholas Winton, Carmen Miranda, and John Fante. After him are Marinus van der Lubbe, Magda Schneider, Souphanouvong, Miep Gies, Jessica Tandy, and Aleksandar Ranković. Among people deceased in 1995, Fred Perry ranks 27Before him are Jonas Salk, Teresa Teng, Ginger Rogers, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Siad Barre, and Milovan Đilas. After him are Murray Rothbard, Lola Flores, Don Cherry, Lana Turner, Hugo Pratt, and Souphanouvong.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Fred Perry ranks 580 out of 6,924Before him are Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855), George Martin (1926), Nick Mason (1944), Muriel Spark (1918), Brian Epstein (1934), and Denis Law (1940). After him are Kenneth MacAlpin (810), Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (1964), Tony Buzan (1942), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), and Joan Collins (1933).

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), Laurence Doherty (1875), Reginald Doherty (1872), Arthur Gore (1868), Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers (1878), Maud Watson (1864), Dora Boothby (1881), Ernest Renshaw (1861), Spencer Gore (1850), and Blanche Bingley (1863).