Gottfried von Cramm

1909 - 1976

Gottfried von Cramm

Gottfried Alexander Maximilian Walter Kurt Freiherr von Cramm (English: Baron Gottfried von Cramm, German pronunciation: [ˈɡɔtˌfʀiːt fɔn ˈkʁam]; 7 July 1909 – 8 November 1976), was a German amateur tennis champion who won the French Open twice. He was ranked number 2 in the world in 1934 and 1936, and number 1 in the world in 1937. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1977, an organisation which considers that he is "most remembered for a gallant effort in defeat against Don Budge in the 1937 Interzone Final at Wimbledon".Cramm represented Germany during the rise of the Nazi party to power in the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gottfried von Cramm has received more than 212,255 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 38th most popular tennis player.

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Among tennis players, Gottfried von Cramm ranks 38 out of 1,101Before him are William Renshaw, Jaroslav Drobný, Guillermo Vilas, Maria Bueno, Ken Rosewall, and Serena Williams. After him are Henri Cochet, Max Decugis, Monica Seles, R. Norris Williams, Jan Kodeš, and Doris Hart.

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Among people born in 1909, Gottfried von Cramm ranks 69Before him are Tokizo Ichihashi, Art Tatum, Grażyna Bacewicz, Lester Young, Homi J. Bhabha, and Max Baer. After him are Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Robert Brasillach, Golo Mann, Lennart Bernadotte, Juan Carlos Onetti, and Shigeo Shingo. Among people deceased in 1976, Gottfried von Cramm ranks 68Before him are Carol Reed, Hans Richter, Mitsuo Fuchida, Walter H. Schottky, Walter Warlimont, and Gilbert Ryle. After him are Mickey Cohen, Yukio Goto, David Elazar, Evert Taube, Howlin' Wolf, and Freddie King.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gottfried von Cramm ranks 1,514 out of 3,763Before him are Klaus Schulze (1947), Wilhelm Zaisser (1893), Ferdinand Hiller (1811), Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751), Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), and Franz Danzi (1763). After him are Axel Honneth (1949), Albert Speer (1934), Paul Gerhardt (1607), Matthias Erzberger (1875), Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle (1809), and Wilhelm Beer (1797).


Among tennis players born in Germany, Gottfried von Cramm ranks 4Before him are John McEnroe (1959), Steffi Graf (1969), and Boris Becker (1967). After him are Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1908), Michael Stich (1968), Cilly Aussem (1909), Angelique Kerber (1988), Alexander Zverev (1997), Philipp Kohlschreiber (1983), Dustin Brown (1984), and Tommy Haas (1978).

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