Richard Sears

1861 - 1943

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Richard Dudley Sears (October 26, 1861 – April 8, 1943) was an American tennis player, who won the US National Championships singles in its first seven years, from 1881 to 1887, and the doubles for six years from 1882 to 1887, after which he retired from tennis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Sears has received more than 15,404 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Richard Sears is the 106th most popular tennis player (down from 83rd in 2019), the 4,580th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,603rd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Tennis Player.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year Richard Sears has had the most page views in the with 5,063 views, followed by French (3,804), and Italian (3,747). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are French (106.96%), Slovenian (84.09%), and Italian (55.67%)


Among tennis players, Richard Sears ranks 106 out of 1,569Before him are Henner Henkel, Ken McGregor, Kurt Nielsen, Tony Roche, Michael Chang, and Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers. After him are Eric Sturgess, Louise Brough, Jana Novotná, Lennart Bergelin, Jim Courier, and Evonne Goolagong Cawley.

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Among people born in 1861, Richard Sears ranks 96Before him are Saovabha Phongsri, Prince Francis Joseph of Battenberg, Robert T. A. Innes, József Rippl-Rónai, Makino Nobuaki, and Lucien Simon. After him are Fanny Brate, Herbert Hall Turner, Ludwig Thuille, Hannes Hafstein, Racho Petrov, and Shirase Nobu. Among people deceased in 1943, Richard Sears ranks 132Before him are Bernhard Lichtenberg, Curt Haase, Henner Henkel, Rutka Laskier, Harry Baur, and Tōson Shimazaki. After him are Fats Waller, Anita Augspurg, Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin, Kočo Racin, A. Merritt, and Dora Gerson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Sears ranks 4,580 out of 20,380Before him are Steve James (1952), Michael G. Wilson (1942), Paul Adelstein (1969), John Carroll Lynch (1963), Chris Farley (1964), and Ronald Graham (1935). After him are Tommy Aldridge (1950), Jack Arnold (1916), Theodore Gill (1837), Buster Douglas (1960), Michael V. Gazzo (1923), and Aidan Quinn (1959).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Richard Sears ranks 23Before him are Maureen Connolly (1934), Vincent Richards (1903), William Larned (1872), Helen Wills (1905), Beals Wright (1879), and Michael Chang (1972). After him are Louise Brough (1923), Jim Courier (1970), Edgar Leonard (1881), Roscoe Tanner (1951), Jack Kramer (1921), and Holcombe Ward (1878).