Steffi Graf

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Stefanie Maria "Steffi" Graf (German pronunciation: [ˈʃtɛfiː ˈɡʁaːf], audio ; born 14 June 1969) is a German former professional tennis player. She was ranked world No. 1 for a record 377 weeks (more than 7 years) and won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, which ranks second since the introduction of the Open Era in 1968 and third all-time behind Margaret Court (24) and Serena Williams (23). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steffi Graf has received more than 6,119,674 page views. Her biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Steffi Graf is the 15th most popular tennis player (up from 17th in 2019), the 986th most popular biography from Germany (down from 827th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Tennis Player.

Steffi Graf is most famous for being a German tennis player, and the only female player to have won all four Grand Slam tournaments in singles.

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Among tennis players, Steffi Graf ranks 15 out of 1,148Before her are Ilie Năstase, Ivan Lendl, Martina Navratilova, Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, and Andre Agassi. After her are Charlotte Cooper, Stan Smith, Boris Becker, Rafael Nadal, Margaret Court, and Arthur Ashe.

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Among people born in 1969, Steffi Graf ranks 16Before her are Renée Zellweger, Gabriel Batistuta, Edward Norton, Gerard Butler, Linus Torvalds, and Peter Dinklage. After her are Felix Baumgartner, Dennis Bergkamp, Antonio Conte, Matthew Perry, Marilyn Manson, and Norman Reedus.

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Among people born in Germany, Steffi Graf ranks 986 out of 5,289Before her are Levin August von Bennigsen (1745), Erich Heckel (1883), Paul Schäfer (1921), Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1370), Herbert Kroemer (1928), and Philipp Bouhler (1899). After her are Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120), Kurt Koffka (1886), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Anthony of Saxony (1755), Karl Ludwig Harding (1765), and Peter Parler (1330).


Among tennis players born in Germany, Steffi Graf ranks 2Before her are John McEnroe (1959). After her are Boris Becker (1967), Gottfried von Cramm (1909), Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1908), Michael Stich (1968), Cilly Aussem (1909), Tommy Haas (1978), Angelique Kerber (1988), Wilhelm Bungert (1939), Heinrich Schomburgk (1885), and Sylvia Hanika (1959).