Kurt Nielsen

1930 - 2011

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Kurt Nielsen (19 November 1930 – 11 June 2011) was a Danish tennis player. He was born in Copenhagen, and was the first Danish tennis player ever to have played in a men's singles final in a Grand Slam tournament. Nielsen reached the singles finals of Wimbledon in 1953 (beating Ken Rosewall and Jaroslav Drobný, then losing to Vic Seixas) and 1955 (beating Rosewall, then losing to Tony Trabert). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Nielsen has received more than 36,030 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Kurt Nielsen is the 74th most popular tennis player (up from 89th in 2019), the 341st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 285th in 2019) and the most popular Danish Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Kurt Nielsen ranks 74 out of 1,148Before him are Ashley Cooper, Richard Sears, Alex Metreveli, Gustavo Kuerten, Kim Clijsters, and Helen Wills. After him are Bobby Riggs, Edgar Leonard, Arthur Gore, Maurice Germot, Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers, and Maud Watson.

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Among people born in 1930, Kurt Nielsen ranks 270Before him are Ilya Glazunov, Robert Prosky, Jan Olszewski, Clive Revill, Liviu Librescu, and Guy Béart. After him are Miodrag Bulatović, Yoshinori Shigematsu, Donald Moffat, José Jiménez Lozano, Robert Evans, and Donn F. Eisele. Among people deceased in 2011, Kurt Nielsen ranks 193Before him are Ali Saibou, Ingvar Wixell, Arnošt Lustig, Karen Khachaturian, Helen Frankenthaler, and Sakyo Komatsu. After him are Erhard Loretan, Würzel, José Alencar, Andrée Chedid, Seve Ballesteros, and George Shearing.

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Among people born in Denmark, Kurt Nielsen ranks 341 out of 783Before him are Palle Huld (1912), Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg (1524), Vilhelm Buhl (1881), Olafur Eliasson (1967), Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913), and Thorkild Hansen (1927). After him are Erik Eriksen (1902), Harald Høffding (1843), Theodor Philipsen (1840), Carl Theodor Zahle (1866), H. C. Hansen (1906), and Peter C. Gøtzsche (1949).


Among tennis players born in Denmark, Kurt Nielsen ranks 1After him are Caroline Wozniacki (1990), Kenneth Carlsen (1973), and Frederik Nielsen (1983).