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 14 major singles titles, including two U.S. National Singles Championships in 1948 and 1949 and 12 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 556,519 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Pancho Gonzales is the 57th most popular tennis player (up from 63rd in 2019), the 3,702nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,028th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Pancho Gonzales ranks 57 out of 1,148Before him are Manuel Orantes, Marat Safin, Anna Kournikova, Jacques Brugnon, Manuel Santana, and Mansour Bahrami. After him are Max Decugis, Michael Chang, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Vitas Gerulaitis, Reginald Doherty, and Tom Okker.

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Among people born in 1928, Pancho Gonzales ranks 241Before him are Pilar Lorengar, Maynard Ferguson, Shulamit Aloni, Leon Fleisher, Steingrímur Hermannsson, and Yury Yakovlev. After him are Gudrun Pausewang, Nancy Marchand, Jacques Dupont, Abdellatif Filali, Elio Sgreccia, and Borisav Jović. Among people deceased in 1995, Pancho Gonzales ranks 122Before him are Lev Polugaevsky, Alberto Burri, Werner Liebrich, Luis Regueiro, Mordechai Gur, and Burl Ives. After him are Jesús Garay, Miguel Torga, James Samuel Coleman, Dmitri Shepilov, Josef Hügi, and Abdul Ali Mazari.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pancho Gonzales ranks 3,702 out of 15,968Before him are David Petraeus (1952), Vince Neil (1961), Seth Carlo Chandler (1846), Burl Ives (1909), Dana Ivey (1941), and Amy Irving (1953). After him are Alvan Graham Clark (1832), Katherine Jackson (1930), Steven Hill (1922), Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), William Hoyt (1875), and Jeanne Tripplehorn (1963).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Pancho Gonzales ranks 12Before him are Chris Evert (1954), Bill Tilden (1893), Pete Sampras (1971), Don Budge (1915), Doris Hart (1925), and Serena Williams (1981). After him are Michael Chang (1972), Vitas Gerulaitis (1954), Jim Courier (1970), Richard Sears (1861), Helen Wills (1905), and Bobby Riggs (1918).