William Renshaw

1861 - 1904

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William Charles Renshaw (3 January 1861 – 12 August 1904) was a British tennis player active during the late 19th century, who was ranked world No. 1. He won twelve Major titles during his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Renshaw has received more than 209,945 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. William Renshaw is the 39th most popular tennis player (down from 32nd in 2019), the 1,620th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,067th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, William Renshaw ranks 39 out of 1,148Before him are Gabriela Sabatini, Jaroslav Drobný, John Newcombe, Ken Rosewall, Maria Sharapova, and Yannick Noah. After him are Don Budge, Maria Bueno, Nikola Pilić, Jan Kodeš, Henri Cochet, and Gottfried von Cramm.

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Among people born in 1861, William Renshaw ranks 51Before him are Vazha-Pshavela, Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont, John William Godward, Spyridon Samaras, James Mark Baldwin, and Motilal Nehru. After him are Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia, Konstantin Korovin, William C. Durant, Nellie Melba, Elin Danielson-Gambogi, and Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen. Among people deceased in 1904, William Renshaw ranks 41Before him are Clemens Winkler, Isabelle Eberhardt, Mór Jókai, Wilhelm Marr, Herbert von Bismarck, and Jamsetji Tata. After him are Kate Chopin, Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt, Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Franz von Lenbach, Jovan Jovanović Zmaj, and Vyacheslav von Plehve.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Renshaw ranks 1,620 out of 6,924Before him are Eddie the Eagle (1963), John Kemp Starley (1854), Alan Sillitoe (1928), William Kent (1685), James Gillray (1756), and Terry Eagleton (1943). After him are James Connolly (1868), Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), Gary Glitter (1944), Christina Rossetti (1830), Matthew Festing (1949), and Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among tennis players born in United Kingdom, William Renshaw ranks 3Before him are Fred Perry (1909) and Charlotte Cooper (1870). After him are Laurence Doherty (1875), Reginald Doherty (1872), Arthur Gore (1868), Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers (1878), Maud Watson (1864), Dora Boothby (1881), Ernest Renshaw (1861), Spencer Gore (1850), and Blanche Bingley (1863).