Roy Emerson

1936 - Today

Photo of Roy Emerson

Icon of person Roy Emerson

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. 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 three male players to complete a double career Grand Slam in singles (later followed by Rod Laver and Novak Djokovic). His 28 major titles are the all-time record for a male player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Emerson has received more than 627,346 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Roy Emerson is the 26th most popular tennis player (down from 23rd in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Australia (down from 34th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Australian Tennis Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 630k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Roy Emersons by language


Among tennis players, Roy Emerson ranks 26 out of 1,148Before him are Margaret Court, Arthur Ashe, Stefan Edberg, Ion Țiriac, Mats Wilander, and Monica Seles. After him are Chris Evert, Guillermo Vilas, Bill Tilden, Pete Sampras, Jean Borotra, and R. Norris Williams.

Most Popular Tennis Players in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1936, Roy Emerson ranks 103Before him are Hiroshi Saeki, Jill Ireland, Wolf Biermann, Hideki Shirakawa, Omar Suleiman, and Frank Stella. After him are Didier Ratsiraka, Jacques Mesrine, Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, Ivan Stambolić, Dyanne Thorne, and Ghassan Kanafani.

Others Born in 1936

Go to all Rankings

In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Roy Emerson ranks 47 out of 790Before him are Nick Cave (1957), Eric Bana (1968), Judith Anderson (1897), John Noble (1948), Liam Hemsworth (1990), and George Miller (1945). After him are Travis Fimmel (1979), David Helfgott (1947), Jonathan Hyde (1948), Raymond Dart (1893), Phil Rudd (1954), and Thomas Keneally (1935).

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 John Newcombe (1944), Ken Rosewall (1934), Ashley Cooper (1936), Jack Crawford (1908), Tony Roche (1945), Norman Brookes (1877), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951), Nancye Wynne Bolton (1916), and Bob Hewitt (1940).