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Louis Raymond

1895 - 1962

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Louis Bosman Raymond (28 June 1895 – 30 January 1962) was a male tennis player from South Africa. At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium, he defeated Ichiya Kumagai in the finals to win the gold medal.He won the South African Championships six times; four consecutive titles from 1921 through 1924 as well as victories in 1930 and 1931. In 1924 he made it to the semifinal of the singles event at the Wimbledon Championships, losing to eventual champion Jean Borotra in straight sets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Raymond has received more than 2,947 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Louis Raymond is the 160th most popular tennis player (up from 176th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from South Africa (up from 105th in 2019) and the most popular South African Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Louis Raymond ranks 160 out of 1,148Before him are Richard Krajicek, Bob Hewitt, Frank Hadow, Hana Mandlíková, Blanche Bingley, and Louise Brough. After him are Željko Franulović, Mary Pierce, Ashley Cooper, Wilfred Baddeley, Ivo Karlović, and Angelique Kerber.

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Among people born in 1895, Louis Raymond ranks 201Before him are Ali Mansur, Greta Johansson, Olga Spessivtseva, Jan Burgers, Paavo Johansson, and Eduard Bagritsky. After him are Busby Berkeley, Andreas Alföldi, Johann Nepomuk David, Vilho Tuulos, Béla Illés, and H. A. R. Gibb. Among people deceased in 1962, Louis Raymond ranks 137Before him are Fred Pentland, Walter Anderson, Lucile Watson, George Preca, G. M. Trevelyan, and Bidhan Chandra Roy. After him are Ramón Pérez de Ayala, Knud Kristensen, Per Thorén, John Rimmer, Mykolas Biržiška, and Charles Reisner.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Louis Raymond ranks 100 out of 374Before him are Sharlto Copley (1973), Helen Suzman (1917), Sid Atkinson (1901), John McDowell (1942), Goodwill Zwelithini (1948), and Rudolph Lewis (1887). After him are Jim Fouché (1898), Mark Shuttleworth (1973), Phil Ramone (1934), Bevil Rudd (1894), Hugh Masekela (1939), and Pik Botha (1932).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In South Africa

Among tennis players born in South Africa, Louis Raymond ranks 1After him are Kevin Curren (1958), Harold Kitson (1874), Johan Kriek (1958), Frew McMillan (1942), Ilana Kloss (1956), Kevin Anderson (1986), Amanda Coetzer (1971), Wayne Ferreira (1971), Liezel Huber (1976), Lloyd Harris (1997), and Piet Norval (1970).