Ivan Lendl

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Ivan Lendl (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɪvan ˈlɛndl̩]; born March 7, 1960) is a former professional tennis player from Czechoslovakia who later obtained American citizenship. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all-time.He was ranked world No. 1 for 270 weeks and won 94 singles titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Lendl has received more than 2,444,257 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia. Ivan Lendl is the 10th most popular tennis player (up from 13th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 61st in 2019) and the most popular Czech Tennis Player.

Ivan Lendl is most famous for being a professional tennis player. He was ranked as the world's number one singles player for much of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Among tennis players, Ivan Lendl ranks 10 out of 1,148Before him are Rod Laver, John McEnroe, Fred Perry, Roger Federer, Suzanne Lenglen, and Ilie Năstase. After him are Martina Navratilova, Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, and Charlotte Cooper.

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Among people born in 1960, Ivan Lendl ranks 20Before him are Joachim Löw, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Pierluigi Collina, Franco Baresi, Bono, and Rudi Völler. After him are Roland Ratzenberger, Kenneth Branagh, Jennifer Grey, Hugo Weaving, David Duchovny, and Tilda Swinton.

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Among people born in Czechia, Ivan Lendl ranks 97 out of 839Before him are Prokop the Great (1380), Konrad Henlein (1898), Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen (1856), Jobst of Moravia (1351), Anne of Bohemia (1366), and Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (1547). After him are Boleslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (915), Wenceslaus I of Bohemia (1205), Martina Navratilova (1956), Vratislaus II of Bohemia (1035), Mojmir I of Moravia (795), and Jiří Menzel (1938).


Among tennis players born in Czechia, Ivan Lendl ranks 1After him are Martina Navratilova (1956), Jaroslav Drobný (1921), Jan Kodeš (1946), Hedwiga Rosenbaumová (1864), Helena Suková (1965), Jana Novotná (1968), Petr Korda (1968), Hana Mandlíková (1962), Karel Koželuh (1895), Tomáš Šmíd (1956), and Petra Kvitová (1990).