Pancho Segura

1921 - 2017

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Francisco Olegario Segura (June 20, 1921 – November 18, 2017), better known as Pancho "Segoo" Segura, was a leading tennis player of the 1940s and 1950s, both as an amateur and as a professional. In 1950, 1951, and 1952, as a professional, he was the world No. 1 player in the USPLTA rankings. He was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, but moved to the United States in the late 1930s and after acquiring U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pancho Segura has received more than 259,268 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Pancho Segura is the 126th most popular tennis player (up from 163rd in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Ecuador (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ecuadorean Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Pancho Segura ranks 126 out of 1,148Before him are Andy Murray, Althea Gibson, Norman Brookes, Jack Kramer, Stan Wawrinka, and David Ferrer. After him are Manuel Alonso Areizaga, Bill Johnston, Louise Brough, Anthony Wilding, Sergi Bruguera, and Sigrid Fick.

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Among people born in 1921, Pancho Segura ranks 278Before him are Jack Kramer, Roman Abelevich Kachanov, Sotiria Bellou, Phạm Duy, Helena Rakoczy, and Gunnar Eriksson. After him are Isabella Karle, Aldo Gordini, Tafari Benti, Tommy Cooper, Ettore Chimeri, and Hal David. Among people deceased in 2017, Pancho Segura ranks 314Before him are Björn Granath, Kito Lorenc, Viktor Tsaryov, Tony Atkinson, Ezio Pascutti, and Om Puri. After him are Oleg Vidov, Marco Coll, Isabella Karle, Kim Jong-hyun, Jana Novotná, and Eduard Mudrik.

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Among people born in Ecuador, Pancho Segura ranks 27 out of 108Before him are Antonio Valencia (1985), Byron Moreno (1969), Juan Montalvo (1832), Jamil Mahuad (1949), Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (1934), and Osvaldo Hurtado (1939). After him are Guillermo Rodríguez (1924), Vicente Rocafuerte (1783), Antonio José González Zumárraga (1925), Jorge Icaza Coronel (1906), Carlos María de la Torre (1873), and Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río (1893).


Among tennis players born in Ecuador, Pancho Segura ranks 2Before him are Andrés Gómez (1960). After him are Nicolás Lapentti (1976) and Irina Falconi (1990).