Stan Smith

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Stanley Roger Smith (born December 14, 1946) is an American former tennis player, best known to non–tennis players as the namesake of a popular brand of tennis shoes. A world No. 1 tennis player and two-time major singles champion, Smith also paired with Bob Lutz to create one of the most successful doubles teams of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stan Smith has received more than 1,484,211 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Stan Smith is the 17th most popular tennis player (down from 11th in 2019), the 1,238th most popular biography from United States (down from 867th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Tennis Player.

Stan Smith is most famous for being a professional tennis player. He was ranked number one in the world in singles in 1967 and 1968, and won three Grand Slam singles titles.

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Among tennis players, Stan Smith ranks 17 out of 1,148Before him are Martina Navratilova, Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, and Charlotte Cooper. After him are Boris Becker, Rafael Nadal, Margaret Court, Arthur Ashe, Stefan Edberg, and Ion Țiriac.

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Among people born in 1946, Stan Smith ranks 85Before him are Rade Šerbedžija, Yonatan Netanyahu, Michele Placido, Daniel Goleman, Keith Moon, and Naoto Kan. After him are Laura Bush, Xanana Gusmão, Candice Bergen, Sabine Bergmann-Pohl, Peter Green, and Demetris Christofias.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stan Smith ranks 1,238 out of 15,968Before him are John Payne (1912), Lee Majors (1939), John Grisham (1955), Donna Leon (1942), John Saxon (1935), and Walter Brennan (1894). After him are Louis Ignarro (1941), Valerie Solanas (1936), Jennifer Jones (1919), Dr. Dre (1965), Scottie Pippen (1965), and Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Stan Smith ranks 4Before him are Jimmy Connors (1952), Billie Jean King (1943), and Andre Agassi (1970). After him are Arthur Ashe (1943), Chris Evert (1954), Bill Tilden (1893), Pete Sampras (1971), Don Budge (1915), Doris Hart (1925), Serena Williams (1981), and Pancho Gonzales (1928).