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John Newcombe

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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 650,405 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). John Newcombe is the 41st most popular tennis player (down from 35th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Australia (down from 58th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Australian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, John Newcombe ranks 41 out of 1,148Before him are Ken Rosewall, Bill Tilden, Mansour Bahrami, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Maria Bueno, and Jan Kodeš. After him are Pancho Gonzales, Henri Cochet, Monica Seles, Gabriela Sabatini, Yannick Noah, and Jaroslav Drobný.

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Among people born in 1944, John Newcombe ranks 180Before him are Francisco Sagasti, Marie-France Pisier, Christian de Portzamparc, Steve Fossett, Sergei Belov, and Adrian Smith. After him are Rosalía Mera, Rick Davies, Dennis Farina, Billy Cobham, Jürgen Grabowski, and Kim Yong-il.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Newcombe ranks 62 out of 925Before him are Luís Vaz de Torres (1565), Rhonda Byrne (1945), Harold Holt (1908), Raymond Dart (1893), David Helfgott (1947), and David Bruce (1855). After him are Cassandra Harris (1948), Edward Cassidy (1924), Michael Hutchence (1960), Nellie Melba (1861), Thomas Keneally (1935), and Travis Fimmel (1979).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Australia

Among tennis players born in Australia, John Newcombe ranks 5Before him are Rod Laver (1938), Margaret Court (1942), Roy Emerson (1936), and Ken Rosewall (1934). After him are Jack Crawford (1908), Lew Hoad (1934), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), Tony Roche (1945), Norman Brookes (1877), Bob Hewitt (1940), and Ashley Cooper (1936).