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Margaret Court

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Margaret Court (née Smith; born 16 July 1942), also known as Margaret Smith Court, is an Australian retired former world No. 1 tennis player and a Christian minister. Considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time, her 24 major singles titles and total of 64 major titles (including 19 Grand Slam women's doubles and 21 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles) are the most in tennis history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Court has received more than 4,717,121 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Margaret Court is the 8th most popular tennis player (up from 20th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Australia (up from 38th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Margaret Court ranks 8 out of 1,148Before her are Novak Djokovic, Björn Borg, René Lacoste, Billie Jean King, Fred Perry, and Roger Federer. After her are Manuel Santana, Ilie Năstase, Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, Rafael Nadal, and Jimmy Connors.

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Among people born in 1942, Margaret Court ranks 70Before her are Felipe González, Leo Beenhakker, René Angélil, Hissène Habré, Thabo Mbeki, and Vicente Fox. After her are Larry Flynt, George Jung, Wolfgang Schäuble, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Jean-Claude Trichet, and Daniel Dennett.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Margaret Court ranks 20 out of 925Before her are Paul Hogan (1939), Julian Assange (1971), Steve Irwin (1962), Colleen McCullough (1937), Peter Singer (1946), and Lionel Logue (1880). After her are Tamam Shud case (1903), John Eccles (1903), Elizabeth Blackburn (1948), V. Gordon Childe (1892), Margot Robbie (1990), and Alexander Prokhorov (1916).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Australia

Among tennis players born in Australia, Margaret Court ranks 2Before her are Rod Laver (1938). After her are Roy Emerson (1936), Ken Rosewall (1934), John Newcombe (1944), Jack Crawford (1908), Lew Hoad (1934), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), Tony Roche (1945), Norman Brookes (1877), Bob Hewitt (1940), and Ashley Cooper (1936).