Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling

1908 - 1981

Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling

Hildegard "Hilde" Krahwinkel Sperling (German pronunciation: [ˈhɪldəɡaʁt kʀaːvɪŋkl̩] née Krahwinkel; 26 March 1908 – 7 March 1981) was a German tennis player who became a dual-citizen after marrying Dane Svend Sperling in December 1933. She won three consecutive singles titles at the French Championships from 1935 to 1937. Krahwinkel Sperling is generally regarded as the second-greatest female German tennis player in history, behind Steffi Graf. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling has received more than 35,755 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 75th most popular tennis player.

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Among tennis players, Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling ranks 75 out of 1,101Before her are Reginald Doherty, Helen Wills, Gustavo Kuerten, Simonne Mathieu, Althea Gibson, and Mansour Bahrami. After her are Richard Sears, John Hartley, Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers, Anna Kournikova, Tom Okker, and David Ferrer.

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Among people born in 1908, Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling ranks 141Before her are Lee Krasner, Nikolay Nosov, Jorge Oteiza, Bengt Strömgren, Olga Benário Prestes, and Peg Entwistle. After her are Fred MacMurray, Erik Lundqvist, Fritz Fischer, Elliott Carter, Winston Graham, and Thurgood Marshall. Among people deceased in 1981, Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling ranks 92Before her are Edith Head, Zdeněk Burian, Bobby Sands, Claude Auchinleck, Mohammad Beheshti, and Jaap Bakema. After her are Jean Eustache, Edward Lasker, Alexander Kotov, Eraldo Monzeglio, Richard O'Connor, and Jaime Roldós Aguilera.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling ranks 2,360 out of 3,763Before her are Emanuel Leutze (1816), Rolf Hochhuth (1931), Manfred Wörner (1934), Olga Benário Prestes (1908), William, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (null), and Hildegard Behrens (1937). After her are Johann Baptist Allgaier (1763), Henry Morgenthau Sr. (1856), Johann Baptist Zimmermann (1680), Waldemar Cierpinski (1950), Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1869), and Georg Gänswein (1956).


Among tennis players born in Germany, Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling ranks 5Before her are John McEnroe (1959), Steffi Graf (1969), Boris Becker (1967), and Gottfried von Cramm (1909). After her are 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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