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Suzanne Lenglen

1899 - 1938

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Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen (French pronunciation: ​[syzan lɑ̃ɡlɛn]; 24 May 1899 – 4 July 1938) was a French tennis player. She was the inaugural world No. 1 from 1921 to 1926, winning eight Grand Slam titles in singles and twenty-one in total. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Suzanne Lenglen has received more than 761,350 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Suzanne Lenglen is the 18th most popular tennis player (down from 8th in 2019), the 1,167th most popular biography from France (down from 980th 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 18 out of 1,148Before her are Martina Navratilova, Rafael Nadal, Jimmy Connors, Arthur Ashe, Andre Agassi, and Stan Smith. After her are Ivan Lendl, Charlotte Cooper, John McEnroe, Serena Williams, Roy Emerson, and Ion Țiriac.

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Among people born in 1899, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 42Before her are Emma Morano, Bronislav Kaminski, Lucio Fontana, Chang Myon, Charles Laughton, and James Cagney. After her are Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, Ludwig Guttmann, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Louis Chiron, Sobhuza II, and John Hasbrouck Van Vleck. Among people deceased in 1938, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 38Before her are Feodor Chaliapin, Otto Bauer, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, Hans Christian Gram, Ernst vom Rath, and Yakov Yurovsky. After her are Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Mary Mallon, Ernst Barlach, William Stern, and Branislav Nušić.

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Among people born in France, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 1,167 out of 6,011Before her are Victoire of France (1733), Alice Guy-Blaché (1873), Pepin II of Aquitaine (823), Jacques I, Prince of Monaco (1689), Albert Roussel (1869), and Flora Tristan (1803). After her are Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (1737), Georges Prêtre (1924), Maurice Duverger (1917), Jacques Ibert (1890), Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780), and Jean Mabillon (1632).


Among tennis players born in France, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 2Before her are René Lacoste (1904). After her are Jean Borotra (1898), Henri Cochet (1901), Yannick Noah (1960), Max Decugis (1882), Jacques Brugnon (1895), André Prévost (1860), André Gobert (1890), Gaël Monfils (1986), Maurice Germot (1882), and Amélie Mauresmo (1979).