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Bill Tilden (born as William Tatem Tilden II in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., died in Los Angeles, California, U.S.) was a famous Athlete from USA, who lived between February 10, 1893 and June 5, 1953.


William Tatem "Bill" Tilden II was a legendary American tennis player, considered one of history's top male tennis players. During the years 1920-25, during which period he also always was ranked world number one, he dominated the men's tennis in total and then lost only a few tournament matches in singles. During his amatörtid he won 138 of a total of 192 tournaments, 907 of 969 matches and 10 Grand Slam titles in singles, the latter a record until 1967.

Tilden was, along with the Frenchwoman Suzanne Lenglen on the women's side, the first major international tennis star. He became a professional tennis player in 1930 at age 37 and went on to play the race until his death.

Tilden was taken in 1959 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 2 quotes who is written / told by Bill.

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Famous quotes by Bill Tilden (2)

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"Never change a winning game; always change a losing one"
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"In these days of modern tennis a player is as strong as his weakest stroke"