John Newcombe

1944 - Today

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John David Newcombe AO OBE (born 23 May 1944) is an Australian former professional tennis player. He is one of the few men to have attained a world No. 1 ranking in both singles and doubles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Newcombe has received more than 518,202 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). John Newcombe is the 35th most popular tennis player (up from 46th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Australia (up from 60th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Australian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, John Newcombe ranks 35 out of 1,148Before him are Bill Tilden, Pete Sampras, Jean Borotra, R. Norris Williams, Gabriela Sabatini, and Jaroslav Drobný. After him are Ken Rosewall, Maria Sharapova, Yannick Noah, William Renshaw, Don Budge, and Maria Bueno.

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Among people born in 1944, John Newcombe ranks 158Before him are Ferenc Bene, Gianfranco Ferré, Patrick Devedjian, Carlos Pace, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and Peter Lindbergh. After him are James Heckman, Christine Chubbuck, Dennis Wilson, Alvin Lee, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and Norodom Ranariddh.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Newcombe ranks 58 out of 790Before him are Phil Rudd (1954), Thomas Keneally (1935), Barry Marshall (1951), Flea (1962), Macfarlane Burnet (1899), and Michael Hutchence (1960). After him are Rhonda Byrne (1945), Ken Rosewall (1934), Peter Norman (1942), David Bruce (1855), Diane Cilento (1933), and Morris West (1916).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Australia

Among tennis players born in Australia, John Newcombe ranks 4Before him are Rod Laver (1938), Margaret Court (1942), and Roy Emerson (1936). After him are Ken Rosewall (1934), Ashley Cooper (1936), Jack Crawford (1908), Tony Roche (1945), Norman Brookes (1877), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), Nancye Wynne Bolton (1916), and Bob Hewitt (1940).