Jaroslav Drobný

1921 - 2001

Jaroslav Drobný

Jaroslav Drobný (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjaroslav ˈdrobniː]; 12 October 1921 - 13 September 2001) was a World No. 1 amateur tennis and ice hockey champion. He left Czechoslovakia in 1949 and travelled as an Egyptian citizen before becoming a citizen of the United Kingdom in 1959, where he died in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaroslav Drobný has received more than 158,473 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular tennis player.

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Among tennis players, Jaroslav Drobný ranks 33 out of 1,101Before him are Stefan Edberg, Pete Sampras, Bill Tilden, Don Budge, Jean Borotra, and William Renshaw. After him are Guillermo Vilas, Maria Bueno, Ken Rosewall, Serena Williams, Gottfried von Cramm, and Henri Cochet.

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Among people born in 1921, Jaroslav Drobný ranks 88Before him are Stein Rokkan, Geoffrey Wilkinson, Louis Jourdan, George Roy Hill, Yuri Nikulin, and Iris Apfel. After him are Jean-Marie Balestre, Donna Reed, Mary Jackson, Pierre Clostermann, Murray Bookchin, and Betty Friedan. Among people deceased in 2001, Jaroslav Drobný ranks 54Before him are Francisco da Costa Gomes, Vittorio Brambilla, Joseph Greenberg, W. G. Sebald, Emilie Schindler, and Giovanni Leone. After him are Joey Ramone, Marvin Harris, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Chet Atkins, Marcos Pérez Jiménez, and Francisco Rabal.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jaroslav Drobný ranks 114 out of 445Before him are Ottokar Czernin (1872), Georg Benda (1722), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1849), Franz Bardon (1909), Jiří Trnka (1912), and Emilie Schindler (1907). After him are Clement Mary Hofbauer (1751), Elizabeth of Görlitz (1390), Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1840), Josef Čapek (1887), Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830), and Otto Kittel (1917).


Among tennis players born in Czechia, Jaroslav Drobný ranks 3Before him are Ivan Lendl (1960) and Martina Navratilova (1956). After him are Jan Kodeš (1946), 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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