Maria Bueno

1939 - 2018

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Maria Esther Andion Bueno (11 October 1939 – 8 June 2018) was a Brazilian professional tennis player. During her 11-year career in the 1950s and 1960s, she won 19 Grand Slam titles (seven in women's singles, 11 in women's doubles, and one in mixed doubles), making her the most successful South American female tennis player in history, and the only one to ever win Wimbledon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Bueno has received more than 238,018 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Maria Bueno is the 41st most popular tennis player (down from 35th in 2019), the 155th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 97th in 2019) and the most popular Brazilian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Maria Bueno ranks 41 out of 1,148Before her are John Newcombe, Ken Rosewall, Maria Sharapova, Yannick Noah, William Renshaw, and Don Budge. After her are Nikola Pilić, Jan Kodeš, Henri Cochet, Gottfried von Cramm, Andrés Gimeno, and Laurence Doherty.

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Among people born in 1939, Maria Bueno ranks 144Before her are Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marisa Mell, John Sculley, Yael Dayan, Jane Alexander, and Bertrand Blier. After her are Ljiljana Petrović, Lili Ivanova, Nikola Pilić, Frank Vincent, John Howard, and John Badham. Among people deceased in 2018, Maria Bueno ranks 118Before her are Per Kirkeby, Richard Pipes, Joseph Joffo, Lisbeth Palme, Eunice Gayson, and Oliver Dragojević. After her are Harlan Ellison, Oleg Tabakov, Margot Kidder, Azeglio Vicini, Ola Ullsten, and Raymond Chow.

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Among people born in Brazil, Maria Bueno ranks 155 out of 1,947Before her are Bernardino Machado (1851), Oscar (1954), Aymoré Moreira (1912), Felipe Massa (1981), Thiago Silva (1984), and Véra Clouzot (1913). After her are Gal Costa (1945), Waldemar de Brito (1913), Bartolomeu de Gusmão (1685), Zózimo (1932), Gisele Bündchen (1980), and Milton Nascimento (1942).


Among tennis players born in Brazil, Maria Bueno ranks 1After her are Gustavo Kuerten (1976), Marcelo Melo (1983), Thomaz Bellucci (1987), Bruno Soares (1982), Marc-Kevin Goellner (1970), André Sá (1977), Marcos Daniel (1978), Teliana Pereira (1988), and Beatriz Haddad Maia (1996).