Laurence Doherty

1875 - 1919

Photo of Laurence Doherty

Icon of person Laurence Doherty

Hugh Laurence "Laurie" Doherty (8 October 1875 – 21 August 1919) was a British tennis player and the younger brother of tennis player Reginald Doherty. He was a six-time Grand Slam champion and a double Olympic Gold medalist at the 1900 Summer Olympics in singles and doubles (also winning a Bronze in mixed doubles). In 1903 he became the first non-American player to win the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurence Doherty has received more than 83,439 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Laurence Doherty is the 47th most popular tennis player (up from 58th in 2019), the 1,812th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,749th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Tennis Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 83k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Laurence Doherties by language


Among tennis players, Laurence Doherty ranks 47 out of 1,148Before him are Maria Bueno, Nikola Pilić, Jan Kodeš, Henri Cochet, Gottfried von Cramm, and Andrés Gimeno. After him are Martina Hingis, Doris Hart, Serena Williams, Manuel Orantes, Marat Safin, and Anna Kournikova.

Most Popular Tennis Players in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1875, Laurence Doherty ranks 69Before him are Paul Neumann, Jim Corbett, Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, Jacques Futrelle, Othenio Abel, and Pierre Monteux. After him are Alfred P. Sloan, Konstantin Hierl, Avetik Isahakyan, Theodor Innitzer, Eugen Schauman, and Leonor Michaelis. Among people deceased in 1919, Laurence Doherty ranks 75Before him are Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, Wilfrid Laurier, Michel Théato, Mark Sykes, Hugo Haase, and Adolf Schmal. After him are Alexander Izvolsky, Itagaki Taisuke, Szymon Winawer, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, Vera Kholodnaya, and Ricardo Palma.

Others Born in 1875

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1919

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Laurence Doherty ranks 1,812 out of 6,924Before him are John Mandeville (1300), Clive Burr (1957), Billy Connolly (1942), Ally McCoist (1962), Laura Ashley (1925), and Edward Daniel Clarke (1769). After him are Mitch Mitchell (1947), Bernard Williams (1929), James Braid (1795), Charles Barry (1795), Edward Coke (1552), and Ida Lupino (1918).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among tennis players born in United Kingdom, Laurence Doherty ranks 4Before him are Fred Perry (1909), Charlotte Cooper (1870), and William Renshaw (1861). After him are Reginald Doherty (1872), Arthur Gore (1868), Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers (1878), Maud Watson (1864), Dora Boothby (1881), Ernest Renshaw (1861), Spencer Gore (1850), and Blanche Bingley (1863).