Jan Kodeš

1946 - Today

Jan Kodeš

Jan Kodeš (born 1 March 1946) is a Czech former tennis player who won three Grand Slam singles events in the early 1970s. His greatest success was achieved on the clay courts of the French Open played at the Stade Roland Garros. He won the singles title there in 1970, beating Željko Franulović in the final in straight sets, and again in 1971, this time defeating Ilie Năstase in the final in four sets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Kodeš has received more than 121,641 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 43rd most popular tennis player.

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Among tennis players, Jan Kodeš ranks 43 out of 1,101Before him are Serena Williams, Gottfried von Cramm, Henri Cochet, Max Decugis, Monica Seles, and R. Norris Williams. After him are Doris Hart, Gabriela Sabatini, John Newcombe, Jacques Brugnon, Maria Sharapova, and Nikola Pilić.

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Among people born in 1946, Jan Kodeš ranks 133Before him are Robby Krieger, Bigas Luna, Jochen Mass, Robert Mapplethorpe, Craig Venter, and Thongloun Sisoulith. After him are Patrick Head, Sonia Gandhi, John Heard, Jesualdo Ferreira, Donovan, and Alpha Oumar Konaré.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jan Kodeš ranks 149 out of 445Before him are Christoph Schönborn (1945), Hans Krása (1899), Svatopluk, Duke of Bohemia (1100), Pavel Kohout (1928), Alois Hába (1893), and Karel Svoboda (1938). After him are Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (1862), Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg (1531), Princess Michael of Kent (1945), Vladislaus III, Duke of Bohemia (1160), Antonín Mrkos (1918), and Zdeněk Zeman (1947).


Among tennis players born in Czechia, Jan Kodeš ranks 4Before him are Ivan Lendl (1960), Martina Navratilova (1956), and Jaroslav Drobný (1921). After him are Hedwiga Rosenbaumová (1864), Helena Suková (1965), Jana Novotná (1968), Hana Mandlíková (1962), Tomáš Berdych (1985), Tomáš Šmíd (1956), Radek Štěpánek (1978), and Petra Kvitová (1990).

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