Rod Laver

1938 - Today

Rod Laver

Rodney George Laver (born 9 August 1938), better known as Rod Laver, is an Australian former tennis player. He was the No. 1 ranked professional from 1964 to 1970, spanning four years before and three years after the start of the Open Era in 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rod Laver has received more than 2,326,334 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular tennis player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among tennis players, Rod Laver ranks 4 out of 1,101Before him are Björn Borg, Novak Djokovic, and Roger Federer. After him are René Lacoste, Fred Perry, Suzanne Lenglen, Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Rafael Nadal, Stan Smith, and Ilie Năstase.

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Among people born in 1938, Rod Laver ranks 29Before him are Giuliano Gemma, Heinz Fischer, Liv Ullmann, Albert Fert, Mireille Darc, and Natalie Wood. After him are Donald Knuth, Bounnhang Vorachith, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Otto Rehhagel, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, and Frederick Forsyth.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Rod Laver ranks 5 out of 575Before him are Lawrence Bragg (1890), Julian Assange (1971), George Lazenby (1939), and Geoffrey Rush (1951). After him are Jack Brabham (1926), Steve Irwin (1962), Elton Mayo (1880), Errol Flynn (1909), Cate Blanchett (1969), Chris Hemsworth (1983), and Alexander Prokhorov (1916).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Australia

Among tennis players born in Australia, Rod Laver ranks 1After him are Margaret Court (1942), Roy Emerson (1936), Ken Rosewall (1934), John Newcombe (1944), Jack Crawford (1908), Norman Brookes (1877), Tony Roche (1945), Ken McGregor (1929), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), Lleyton Hewitt (1981), and Fred Stolle (1938).

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