Johan Kriek

1958 - Today

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Johan Christiaan Kriek (born April 5, 1958) is a retired South African-American 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 171,537 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Johan Kriek is the 281st most popular tennis player (up from 314th in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 118th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South African Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Johan Kriek ranks 281 out of 1,148Before him are William Clothier, Adrian Quist, Tony Trabert, Dominika Cibulková, Anastasia Myskina, and Mary Joe Fernández. After him are Seiichiro Kashio, Kei Nishikori, Darlene Hard, Thomas Johansson, Alice Marble, and Dorothy Round.

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Among people born in 1958, Johan Kriek ranks 323Before him are Dmitry Kozak, Sean Michaels, Hiromi Hara, Philippa York, Bob Bell, and Iva Bittová. After him are Eddy Planckaert, Norovyn Altankhuyag, Bill Berry, David C. Jewitt, Julio Alberto Moreno, and Reg E. Cathey.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Johan Kriek ranks 138 out of 312Before him are Jackie Pretorius (1934), Gavin Hood (1963), Peter de Klerk (1935), Lucky Dube (1910), Corrie Sanders (1966), and Richard Borcherds (1959). After him are Mzilikazi (1790), Helen Zille (1951), Paddy Driver (1934), Frew McMillan (1942), Ruth First (1925), and Steven Pienaar (1982).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In South Africa

Among tennis players born in South Africa, Johan Kriek ranks 3Before him are Louis Raymond (1895) and Kevin Curren (1958). After him are Frew McMillan (1942), Wayne Ferreira (1971), Kevin Anderson (1986), Amanda Coetzer (1971), Liezel Huber (1976), Ilana Kloss (1956), Piet Norval (1970), Jeff Coetzee (1977), and Wesley Moodie (1979).