Yannick Noah

1960 - Today

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Yannick Noah (French pronunciation: [janik nɔa]; born 18 May 1960) is a French former professional tennis player and singer, who was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2005. Noah won the French Open in 1983, and is currently the captain of both France's Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup teams. During his nearly two-decade career, Noah captured 23 singles titles and 16 doubles titles, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yannick Noah has received more than 1,652,386 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Yannick Noah is the 46th most popular tennis player, the 2,167th most popular biography from France (up from 2,362nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular French Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Yannick Noah ranks 46 out of 1,569Before him are Max Decugis, Coral Buttsworth, John Newcombe, Monica Seles, Reginald Doherty, and Henri Cochet. After him are Andrés Gimeno, Gabriela Sabatini, Jaroslav Drobný, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Ken Rosewall, and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario.

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Among people born in 1960, Yannick Noah ranks 82Before him are Richard Ramirez, Laurent Fignon, Steve Vai, Simonetta Sommaruga, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, and Hiroshi Amano. After him are Leos Carax, Vince Clarke, Nicoletta Braschi, Michael Hutchence, Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, and Samia Suluhu Hassan.

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In France

Among people born in France, Yannick Noah ranks 2,167 out of 6,770Before him are Augustin Thierry (1795), Catherine Charlotte de Gramont (1639), Louis I, Count of Blois (1172), André Leroi-Gourhan (1911), Alain Ducasse (1956), and Yolande, Duchess of Lorraine (1428). After him are André Claveau (1911), Alexandre Brongniart (1770), Leos Carax (1960), Édouard Branly (1844), Alexandre Astruc (1923), and Henri Gouraud (1867).


Among tennis players born in France, Yannick Noah ranks 6Before him are René Lacoste (1904), Suzanne Lenglen (1899), Jean Borotra (1898), Max Decugis (1882), and Henri Cochet (1901). After him are Jacques Brugnon (1895), Maurice Germot (1882), André Prévost (1860), André Gobert (1890), Gaël Monfils (1986), and Guy de la Chapelle (1868).