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Roy Emerson

1936 - Today

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Roy Stanley Emerson (born 3 November 1936) is an Australian former tennis player who won 12 Grand Slam singles titles and 16 Grand Slam doubles titles, for a total of 28 Grand Slam titles. All of his singles Grand Slam victories and 14 of his Grand Slam doubles victories were achieved before the open era began in 1968. He is the only male player to have completed a career Grand Slam (winning titles at all four Grand Slam events) in both singles and doubles, and the first of four male players to complete a double career Grand Slam in singles (later followed by Rod Laver, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Emerson has received more than 804,866 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Roy Emerson is the 23rd most popular tennis player (up from 26th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Australia (up from 47th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Australian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Roy Emerson ranks 23 out of 1,148Before him are Stan Smith, Suzanne Lenglen, Ivan Lendl, Charlotte Cooper, John McEnroe, and Serena Williams. After him are Ion Țiriac, Mats Wilander, Boris Becker, Pete Sampras, Venus Williams, and Guillermo Vilas.

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Among people born in 1936, Roy Emerson ranks 64Before him are Eric Walter Elst, Assia Djebar, Dražan Jerković, Jean M. Auel, Héctor Elizondo, and Jill Ireland. After him are Henry Lee Lucas, Yury Luzhkov, Émile Lahoud, Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Duncan Edwards, and Petar Mladenov.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Roy Emerson ranks 34 out of 925Before him are Joan Sutherland (1926), Ned Kelly (1855), Robin Warren (1937), Kylie Minogue (1968), Macfarlane Burnet (1899), and P. L. Travers (1899). After him are Howard Florey (1898), John Cornforth (1917), Sia (1975), Eric Bana (1968), Alan Jones (1946), and Nick Cave (1957).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Australia

Among tennis players born in Australia, Roy Emerson ranks 3Before him are Rod Laver (1938) and Margaret Court (1942). After him are Ken Rosewall (1934), John Newcombe (1944), Jack Crawford (1908), Lew Hoad (1934), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), Tony Roche (1945), Norman Brookes (1877), Bob Hewitt (1940), and Ashley Cooper (1936).