Yannick Noah

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Yannick Noah (French pronunciation: ​[janik nɔa]; born 18 May 1960) is a French former professional tennis player and singer. 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 1,220,833 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Yannick Noah is the 38th most popular tennis player (up from 50th in 2019), the 2,202nd most popular biography from France (up from 2,220th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Yannick Noah ranks 38 out of 1,148Before him are R. Norris Williams, Gabriela Sabatini, Jaroslav Drobný, John Newcombe, Ken Rosewall, and Maria Sharapova. After him are William Renshaw, Don Budge, Maria Bueno, Nikola Pilić, Jan Kodeš, and Henri Cochet.

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Among people born in 1960, Yannick Noah ranks 73Before him are Hideaki Anno, Igor Belanov, Željko Obradović, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Gjorge Ivanov, and Nicoletta Braschi. After him are Hirohiko Araki, Tony Robbins, Lepa Brena, Jane Lynch, Susanne Bier, and Melissa Leo.

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Among people born in France, Yannick Noah ranks 2,202 out of 5,234Before him are Henri Michel (1947), Charles Diehl (1859), Robert Surcouf (1773), Adolphe Monticelli (1824), Jacques Villon (1875), and Sébastien Japrisot (1931). After him are Jean Delannoy (1908), Louis Armand I, Prince of Conti (1661), Legall de Kermeur (1702), Jacques Loussier (1934), Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria (1374), and Marie-Pierre Kœnig (1898).


Among tennis players born in France, Yannick Noah ranks 4Before him are René Lacoste (1904), Suzanne Lenglen (1899), and Jean Borotra (1898). After him are 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).

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