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Lew Hoad

1934 - 1994

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Lewis Alan Hoad (23 November 1934 – 3 July 1994) was an Australian tennis player whose career ran from 1950 to 1973. Hoad won four Major singles tournaments as an amateur (the Australian Championships, French Championships and two Wimbledons). He was a member of the Australian team that won the Davis Cup four times between 1952 and 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lew Hoad has received more than 356,711 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Lew Hoad is the 116th most popular tennis player (up from 226th in 2019), the 148th most popular biography from Australia (up from 234th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Australian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Lew Hoad ranks 116 out of 1,148Before him are Kurt Nielsen, Helena Suková, Francis Hunter, Lilí Álvarez, Alex Olmedo, and Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling. After him are Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, John Hartley, Maud Watson, Edgar Leonard, Michael Stich, and Bob Falkenburg.

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Among people born in 1934, Lew Hoad ranks 284Before him are Miroslav Ondříček, Francisco J. Ayala, Robert Towne, Shirley Douglas, Henry Cooper, and Roger Norrington. After him are Vladislao Cap, Enrique Mateos, Jacek Kuroń, Akira Takarada, Jean Marsh, and Richard D. Zanuck. Among people deceased in 1994, Lew Hoad ranks 200Before him are Russell Kirk, Aurora Mardiganian, Robert Jungk, Dinah Shore, Lilia Skala, and Jānis Krūmiņš. After him are Tom Ewell, Sigmund Ruud, Severino Minelli, Masayoshi Ito, Avet Terterian, and Ladislav Mňačko.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Lew Hoad ranks 148 out of 925Before him are Yagan (1800), Ben Mendelsohn (1969), James Wolfensohn (1933), Abbie Cornish (1982), Tim Schenken (1943), and Rick Springfield (1949). After him are Malcolm Fraser (1930), Jesse Spencer (1979), Angela White (1985), Mia Wasikowska (1989), Dawn Fraser (1937), and Nick Winter (1894).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Australia

Among tennis players born in Australia, Lew Hoad ranks 7Before him are Rod Laver (1938), Margaret Court (1942), Roy Emerson (1936), Ken Rosewall (1934), John Newcombe (1944), and Jack Crawford (1908). After him are Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), Tony Roche (1945), Norman Brookes (1877), Bob Hewitt (1940), Ashley Cooper (1936), and Ken McGregor (1929).