John McEnroe

1959 - Today

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John Patrick McEnroe Jr. (born February 16, 1959) is an American former professional tennis player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McEnroe has received more than 8,239,461 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). John McEnroe is the 5th most popular tennis player (up from 14th in 2019), the 628th most popular biography from Germany (up from 743rd in 2019) and the most popular German Tennis Player.

John McEnroe is most famous for being a tennis player and for his temper tantrums on the court.

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Among tennis players, John McEnroe ranks 5 out of 1,148Before him are Björn Borg, René Lacoste, Novak Djokovic, and Rod Laver. After him are Fred Perry, Roger Federer, Suzanne Lenglen, Ilie Năstase, Ivan Lendl, Martina Navratilova, and Jimmy Connors.

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Among people born in 1959, John McEnroe ranks 9Before him are Carlo Ancelotti, Morrissey, Jens Stoltenberg, Emma Thompson, Magic Johnson, and Evo Morales. After him are Klaus Iohannis, Maurizio Sarri, Hugh Laurie, Robert Knepper, Sean Bean, and János Áder.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, John McEnroe ranks 628 out of 5,289Before him are Bertha Benz (1849), William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1852), Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Otto Ohlendorf (1907), Hans von Euler-Chelpin (1873), and Johann Martin Schleyer (1831). After him are Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1858), Helmut Newton (1920), Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727), Johannes Rau (1931), Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877), and Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1668).


Among tennis players born in Germany, John McEnroe ranks 1After him are Steffi Graf (1969), Boris Becker (1967), Gottfried von Cramm (1909), Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1908), Michael Stich (1968), Cilly Aussem (1909), Tommy Haas (1978), Angelique Kerber (1988), Wilhelm Bungert (1939), Heinrich Schomburgk (1885), and Sylvia Hanika (1959).