Suzanne Lenglen

1899 - 1938

Suzanne Lenglen

Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen (24 May 1899 – 4 July 1938) was a French tennis player. She was one of tennis's biggest stars in the 1920s, building her popularity on her status as the youngest major champion in tennis history as well as her elegant style of play and exuberant personality. Often playing in front of sell-out crowds and appearing on the front pages of newspapers for her biggest matches, she is often regarded as the first female athlete to become a global sport celebrity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Suzanne Lenglen has received more than 526,035 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 7th most popular tennis player.

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  • 40

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  • 7.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

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Among tennis players, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 7 out of 1,101Before her are Björn Borg, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rod Laver, René Lacoste, and Fred Perry. After her are Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Rafael Nadal, Stan Smith, Ilie Năstase, and Ivan Lendl.

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Among people born in 1899, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 24Before her are Béla Guttmann, Duke Ellington, Erich Kästner, Cevdet Sunay, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, and Miguel Ángel Asturias. After her are Paul Hermann Müller, Albert Claude, Charles Laughton, Bertil Ohlin, Max Theiler, and George Cukor. Among people deceased in 1938, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 19Before her are Carl von Ossietzky, Alexei Rykov, Kanō Jigorō, Genrikh Yagoda, Muhammad Iqbal, and Gabriele D'Annunzio. After her are Thomas Wolfe, Osip Mandelstam, Suzanne Valadon, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Bruno Taut, and Marie of Romania.

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In France

Among people born in France, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 672 out of 4,109Before her are Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611), France Gall (1947), Louise of Savoy (1476), Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805), Samuel de Champlain (1567), and Max Jacob (1876). After her are Lazare Carnot (1753), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Léon Walras (1834), Balthus (1908), Paul Doumer (1857), and Georges Perec (1936).


Among tennis players born in France, Suzanne Lenglen ranks 2Before her are René Lacoste (1904). After her are Jean Borotra (1898), Henri Cochet (1901), Max Decugis (1882), Jacques Brugnon (1895), Yannick Noah (1960), Marguerite Broquedis (1893), André Gobert (1890), Amélie Mauresmo (1979), Gaël Monfils (1986), and Julie Vlasto (1903).

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