Suzanne Lenglen

1899 - 1938

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Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen (24 May 1899 – 4 July 1938) was a French tennis player. She was ranked as the inaugural world No. 1 from 1921 to 1926, winning 8 Grand Slam singles titles and 21 in total, as well as 10 World Championship titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Suzanne Lenglen has received more than 565,864 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Suzanne Lenglen is the 8th most popular tennis player (down from 7th in 2019), the 983rd most popular biography from France (down from 671st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Tennis Player.

Suzanne Lenglen was a French tennis player who dominated the sport in the early 20th century. She was the first female tennis player to win a Grand Slam and the only woman to win a Grand Slam without losing a set.

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Among tennis players, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 8 out of 1,148Before her are René Lacoste, Novak Djokovic, Rod Laver, John McEnroe, Fred Perry, and Roger Federer. After her are Ilie Năstase, Ivan Lendl, Martina Navratilova, Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, and Andre Agassi.

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Among people born in 1899, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 34Before her are Cevdet Sunay, George Cukor, Albert Claude, Bertil Ohlin, Max Theiler, and Emma Morano. After her are Bronislav Kaminski, P. L. Travers, James Cagney, Georg von Békésy, Jean Moulin, and Lev Kuleshov. Among people deceased in 1938, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 34Before her are Feodor Chaliapin, Nikolai Kondratiev, Hans Christian Gram, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Lev Shestov. After her are Christian Lous Lange, Branislav Nušić, Otto Bauer, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, and William Stern.

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Among people born in France, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 983 out of 5,234Before her are Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), Henry I of Navarre (1244), Jacques Rivette (1928), Jean Vigo (1905), Jean Bart (1650), and Charles François Dumouriez (1739). After her are Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Odo the Great (650), Antoine Arnauld (1612), Claudine Auger (1941), Danielle Darrieux (1917), and Eleanor of Provence (1223).


Among tennis players born in France, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 2Before her are René Lacoste (1904). After her are Jean Borotra (1898), Yannick Noah (1960), Henri Cochet (1901), Jacques Brugnon (1895), Max Decugis (1882), Maurice Germot (1882), Amélie Mauresmo (1979), André Gobert (1890), Simonne Mathieu (1908), and Julie Vlasto (1903).