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Marcelo Ríos

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Marcelo Andrés Ríos Mayorga (Latin American Spanish: [maɾˈselo ˈri.os]; born 26 December 1975) is a Chilean former world No. 1 tennis player. Nicknamed "El Chino" ("The Chinese") and "El zurdo de Vitacura" ("The Lefty from Vitacura"), he became the first Latin American player to reach the top position on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings in March 1998, holding the spot for six weeks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcelo Ríos has received more than 617,018 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Marcelo Ríos is the 177th most popular tennis player (down from 138th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Chile (down from 96th in 2019) and the most popular Chilean Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Marcelo Ríos ranks 177 out of 1,148Before him are Barbara Schett, Henri Leconte, Pancho Segura, Major Ritchie, Nikolay Davydenko, and Otto Froitzheim. After him are Molla Mallory, Lena Rice, Ethel Thomson Larcombe, Mirka Federer, Jadwiga Jędrzejowska, and Ken McGregor.

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Among people born in 1975, Marcelo Ríos ranks 114Before him are Emmanuelle Chriqui, Judy Greer, Yusaku Maezawa, Russell Brand, Rubén Baraja, and Estas Tonne. After him are M.I.A., Peter Pellegrini, Vivian Hsu, Gala, Néstor Pitana, and Sebastián Rulli.

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Among people born in Chile, Marcelo Ríos ranks 118 out of 265Before him are Arturo Coddou (1905), Federico Errázuriz Echaurren (1850), Jorge Edwards (1931), Gonzalo Rojas (1917), Federico Errázuriz Zañartu (1825), and Juan Luis Sanfuentes (1858). After him are Francisco Ruiz-Tagle (1790), Eduardo Vargas (1989), José María Caro Rodríguez (1866), Raúl Silva Henríquez (1907), Alfredo Duhalde (1898), and Carlos Contreras (1938).


Among tennis players born in Chile, Marcelo Ríos ranks 1After him are Nicolás Massú (1979), Fernando González (1980), Cristian Garín (1996), Nicolás Jarry (1995), and Paul Capdeville (1983).

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