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Pancho Gonzales

1928 - 1995

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Ricardo Alonso "Pancho" González (May 9, 1928 – July 3, 1995), known sometimes as Richard Gonzales, was an American tennis player. He won 15 major singles titles, including two U.S. National Singles Championships in 1948 and 1949, and 13 Professional Grand Slam titles. He also won three Tournament of Champions professional events in 1957, 1958, and 1959. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pancho Gonzales has received more than 743,198 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Pancho Gonzales is the 42nd most popular tennis player (up from 57th in 2019), the 2,644th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,700th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Pancho Gonzales ranks 42 out of 1,148Before him are Bill Tilden, Mansour Bahrami, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Maria Bueno, Jan Kodeš, and John Newcombe. After him are Henri Cochet, Monica Seles, Gabriela Sabatini, Yannick Noah, Jaroslav Drobný, and Darlene Hard.

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Among people born in 1928, Pancho Gonzales ranks 160Before him are Anne Sexton, Ulric Neisser, Jo Schlesser, Bob Cousy, Ralph Waite, and Héctor Rial. After him are Adrian Frutiger, Pavel Kohout, Gerald Bull, Branko Mikulić, Maurice Sendak, and Wolfhart Pannenberg. Among people deceased in 1995, Pancho Gonzales ranks 83Before him are Eileen Chang, Krešimir Ćosić, Selena, Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark, Mia Martini, and Sicco Mansholt. After him are James Herriot, Abdul Ali Mazari, Annie Fischer, Kingsley Amis, Arturo Frondizi, and J. Presper Eckert.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pancho Gonzales ranks 2,644 out of 18,182Before him are Michael Walzer (1935), Everett McGill (1945), Jonathan Larson (1960), Pam Grier (1949), Angelo Dundee (1921), and Carly Simon (1945). After him are Arlene Dahl (1925), Ted Levine (1957), August Derleth (1909), Kristen Stewart (1990), Howard Zinn (1922), and Dyanne Thorne (1936).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Pancho Gonzales ranks 12Before him are Serena Williams (1981), Pete Sampras (1971), Venus Williams (1980), Don Budge (1915), Chris Evert (1954), and Bill Tilden (1893). After him are Darlene Hard (1936), Bobby Riggs (1918), Doris Hart (1925), Vitas Gerulaitis (1954), Michael Chang (1972), and Maureen Connolly (1934).