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About Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen was an iconic French tennis player who was a leading figure in women's tennis from 1914 to 1926, winning 31 Championship titles within this period. She is widely regarded as one of the best female tennis players in the history of the sports. She died only weeks after being diagnosed with leukemia in 1938. She was 39.
She was the daughter of Anaïs and Charles Lenglen.
She won two gold medals and a bronze medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics. Throughout her career, she won approximately 81 singles titles, including six Wimbledon singles championships between 1919 and 1925.
In her youth, she suffered from chronic asthma and several other health problems, which often left her sick.
She was nicknamed La Divine (The Divine One).
She went blind before her tragic death in 1938.
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Suzanne Lenglen's Popularity
Suzanne Lenglen was a famous French tennis player, who was born on May 24, 1899. As a person born on this date, Suzanne Lenglen is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (May 24) and the 38th most popular for the year (1899).
People born on May 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Suzanne Lenglen is the 2683rd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Suzanne Lenglen's birthday, Suzanne Lenglen is the 681st most famous French.
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