Ilie Năstase

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Ilie Theodoriu Năstase (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈli.e nəsˈtase] (listen), born 19 July 1946) is a Romanian former world No. 1 professional tennis player, and one of the world's top players of the 1970s. He was ranked world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ilie Năstase has received more than 1,053,680 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Ilie Năstase is the 9th most popular tennis player (up from 12th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Romania (down from 49th in 2019) and the most popular Romanian Tennis Player.

Năstase is most famous for being a professional tennis player who was ranked World No. 1 in 1972 and 1973.

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Among tennis players, Ilie Năstase ranks 9 out of 1,148Before him are Novak Djokovic, Rod Laver, John McEnroe, Fred Perry, Roger Federer, and Suzanne Lenglen. After him are Ivan Lendl, Martina Navratilova, Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Andre Agassi, and Steffi Graf.

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Among people born in 1946, Ilie Năstase ranks 71Before him are Bolo Yeung, Daniel Libeskind, Deepak Chopra, Philip Pullman, Lasse Hallström, and Tansu Çiller. After him are Boris Berezovsky, Howard Shore, Jean Todt, Julian Barnes, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, and Dragan Džajić.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Ilie Năstase ranks 52 out of 572Before him are Álmos (820), Alexander Löhr (1885), Basarab I of Wallachia (1275), Gabriel Bethlen (1580), Gheorghe Hagi (1965), and Radu cel Frumos (1438). After him are Ștefan Kovács (1920), Panait Istrati (1884), David Wechsler (1896), Mundzuk (368), Sigismund Báthory (1572), and Ion Ivanovici (1845).


Among tennis players born in Romania, Ilie Năstase ranks 1After him are Ion Țiriac (1939), Simona Halep (1991), Virginia Ruzici (1955), Andrei Pavel (1974), Sorana Cîrstea (1990), Ruxandra Dragomir (1972), Victor Hănescu (1981), Monica Niculescu (1987), Irina-Camelia Begu (1990), Horia Tecău (1985), and Florin Mergea (1985).