Shirley Fry

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Shirley June Fry Irvin (née Fry; June 30, 1927 – July 13, 2021) was an American tennis player. During her career, which lasted from the early 1940s until the mid-1950s, she won the singles title at all four Grand Slam events, as well as 13 doubles titles, and was ranked No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley Fry has received more than 60,550 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Shirley Fry is the 157th most popular tennis player (up from 166th in 2019), the 6,495th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,303rd in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Shirley Fry ranks 157 out of 1,148Before her are Simona Halep, Conchita Martínez, Margaret Osborne duPont, Helen Jacobs, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, and James Dwight. After her are William Larned, Anders Järryd, Frank Hadow, Marion Jones Farquhar, Hana Mandlíková, and Karel Koželuh.

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Among people born in 1927, Shirley Fry ranks 285Before her are Willy De Clercq, Carmen Basilio, Karl Stotz, Carmen Zapata, Tina Anselmi, and David Padilla. After her are McLean Stevenson, Kay Kendall, William Perry, Edmund Szoka, Tihomir Ognjanov, and Giovanni Arpino.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shirley Fry ranks 6,495 out of 15,968Before her are George C. Homans (1910), Frank Thomas (1912), Paul Kurtz (1925), Barnard Hughes (1915), Marisol Nichols (1973), and Jo Jo White (1946). After her are Lori Singer (1957), Benjamin Morrell (1795), Jacob L. Devers (1887), William Larned (1872), Eleanor Powell (1912), and Sabrina Carpenter (1999).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Shirley Fry ranks 33Before her are Bill Johnston (1894), Louise Brough (1923), Peter Fleming (1955), Jennifer Capriati (1976), Margaret Osborne duPont (1918), and Helen Jacobs (1908). After her are William Larned (1872), Marion Jones Farquhar (1879), Beals Wright (1879), Bob Falkenburg (1926), Andy Roddick (1982), and Mary Browne (1891).