Pancho Gonzales

1928 - 1995

Pancho Gonzales

Ricardo Alonso "Pancho" González (May 9, 1928 – July 3, 1995), known sometimes as Richard Gonzales, was an American tennis player. He won 14 major singles titles (12 Pro Slam, 2 Grand Slam) and was the dominant professional of the 1950s, winning seven world professional championship tours between 1954 and 1961; he still holds the men's all-time record of being ranked world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pancho Gonzales has received more than 454,913 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 63rd most popular tennis player.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 51.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among tennis players, Pancho Gonzales ranks 63 out of 1,101Before him are Michael Chang, Laurence Doherty, Arthur Gore, Maurice Germot, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, and Ernest Renshaw. After him are Venus Williams, Marat Safin, Nicola Pietrangeli, Spencer Gore, Thomas Muster, and Reginald Doherty.

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Among people born in 1928, Pancho Gonzales ranks 207Before him are Torben Ulrich, Henri Debehogne, Yevgeny Svetlanov, Jean Kennedy Smith, Rosemary Clooney, and Veljko Bulajić. After him are Fredrik Barth, Nguyễn Văn Thuận, Eric Dolphy, Sohrab Sepehri, Eunice Gayson, and Friedrich Wetter. Among people deceased in 1995, Pancho Gonzales ranks 106Before him are Ida Lupino, Dirceu, Giancarlo Baghetti, Georgy Beregovoy, Anatoly Tarasov, and Madalyn Murray O'Hair. After him are Viveca Lindfors, Osvaldo Pugliese, Miguel Torga, Erik Nilsson, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and John Brunner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pancho Gonzales ranks 3,030 out of 12,171Before him are Scott Carpenter (1925), Henry Morgenthau Jr. (1891), Joseph Valachi (1904), Frances E. Allen (1932), Dennis Wilson (1944), and Chris O'Donnell (1970). After him are Everett McGill (1945), Jay Rockefeller (1937), Debra Paget (1933), Joseph A. Walker (1921), Charlie Wilson (1933), and Mickey Spillane (1918).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Pancho Gonzales ranks 14Before him are Bill Tilden (1893), Don Budge (1915), Serena Williams (1981), Doris Hart (1925), Bobby Riggs (1918), and Michael Chang (1972). After him are Venus Williams (1980), Helen Wills (1905), Althea Gibson (1927), Richard Sears (1861), Maureen Connolly (1934), and Jim Courier (1970).

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