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Johan Kriek

1958 - Today

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Johan Christiaan Kriek (born April 5, 1958) is a South African-American retired tennis player and founder of the Global Water Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to delivering clean water to the world's neediest communities. He won two Australian Open titles and reached the semifinals at the French Open and US Open, as well as the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. Kriek won 14 professional singles and eight doubles titles, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johan Kriek has received more than 199,196 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Johan Kriek is the 260th most popular tennis player (up from 281st in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from South Africa (up from 138th in 2019) and the 4th most popular South African Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Johan Kriek ranks 260 out of 1,148Before him are Wilmer Allison, Peter Fleming, Robin Söderling, Mischa Zverev, Younes El Aynaoui, and Raúl Ramírez. After him are Mervyn Rose, Kathleen McKane Godfree, Malcolm Whitman, Stefanos Tsitsipas, John Doeg, and Petra Kvitová.

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Among people born in 1958, Johan Kriek ranks 306Before him are Michael López-Alegría, Leslie David Baker, Hugo de León, Megan Mullally, Michala Petri, and Victor Shenderovich. After him are Sergio Omar Almirón, Steve Schirripa, Christian Danner, Silvan Shalom, Tomatito, and Mishaal bint Fahd Al Saud.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Johan Kriek ranks 133 out of 374Before him are Mangosuthu Buthelezi (1928), Cariba Heine (1988), Paddy Driver (1934), Neill Blomkamp (1979), Louisa Bolus (1877), and Wilfrid Napier (1941). After him are David Carstens (1914), Jackie Pretorius (1934), Belle Delphine (1999), Frew McMillan (1942), Elsa Joubert (1922), and Francois Botha (1968).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In South Africa

Among tennis players born in South Africa, Johan Kriek ranks 4Before him are Louis Raymond (1895), Kevin Curren (1958), and Harold Kitson (1874). After him are Frew McMillan (1942), Ilana Kloss (1956), Kevin Anderson (1986), Amanda Coetzer (1971), Wayne Ferreira (1971), Liezel Huber (1976), Lloyd Harris (1997), and Piet Norval (1970).