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Tennis Quiz Questions I

  1. How many British men have reached Grand Slam finals in the last 70 years?
  2. How many Grand Slam titles has Andy Murray won?


  3. Name the first ever woman from a Scandinavian country to become world number one on the Women's Tennis Association Tour?
  4. Which player, by reaching the 1992 French Open final, holds the record for being the youngest player to have reached the finals of all four Grand Slam mens' singles tournaments?
  5. Which male Swiss tennis player won the 2014 Australian Open, 2015 French Open and 2016 US Open?
  6. In 1990, which 16-year-old female player became the youngest ever French Open champion and went on to win eight Grand Slam singles titles before her 20th birthday?
  7. Who partnered the following players in making their most succesful doubles' partnerships: (a)Peter Flemming, (b)John Newcombe , (c)Natasha Zvereva, (d)Virginia Wade, and (e)Peter McNamara?
  8. In 2002, which former player married James Bond actor George Lazenby?
  9. Which present-day player is nicknamed 'The King of Clay'?
  10. Which French tennis player dominated women's tennis from 1914 until 1926?
  11. Who won the gentlemen's singles at Wimbledon in 1975 just prior to Bjorn Borg's years of Wimbledon domination?
  12. Name the women's equivalent of the Davis Cup?
  13. Who is the only player (female or male) to achieve the Golden Slam in the same calendar year (by winning the Olympic gold medal and all four Grand Slam singles titles)?
  14. Who won the mixed doubles title at the 2007 Wimbledon Championships with Jelena Jankovic?
  15. Can you give the nationalities of the following players: (a)Gabriela Sabatini, (b)Novak Djokovic, (c)Justine Henin, (d)Roy Emerson, and (e)Jelena Ostapenko?

Answers:

  1. Three (Andy Murray (11), Greg Rusedski (1) , amd John Lloyd (1))
  2. Three (2 Wimbledon, 1 US Open)
  3. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
  4. Jim Courier



  5. Stan Wawrinka
  6. Monica Seles
  7. (a)John McEnroe, (b)Tony Roche, (c)Gigi Fernandez, (d) Margaret Smith Court, and (e)Paul McNamee?
  8. Pam Shriver
  9. Rafael Nadal
  10. Suzanne Lenglen
  11. Arthur Ashe
  12. The Fed Cup
  13. Steffi Graf
  14. Jamie Murray
  15. (a)Argentinian, (b)Serbian, (c)Belgian, (d)Australian, and (e)Latvian



Tennis Quiz II

  1. In which city was British professional tennis player Johanna Konta born in May 1991?
  2. Which tennis club's championships conclude one week before the start of the grass court Wimbledon Championships?
  3. What is lateral epicondylitis better knwon as?
  4. In 1973, at age 29, Bille Jean King won the "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match against which 55-year-old former Wimbledon men's champion?
  5. Which tennis player made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 13 years 11 months?
  6. With 24 titles, which player has won more Grand Slams than any other player (both male or female) in history?
  7. He coached Roger Federer in 2014 and won all four 'Junior Grand Slams' in 1983 (the only player to achieve this in the open era); who is he?
  8. Who is the only male tennis player in history to have won 6 consecutive Grand Slam singles title?
  9. Which male player won eight Grand Slams and was the 1996 Olympic men's singles gold medalist?
  10. Serena and Venus Williams have met in nine Grand Slam tournament finals, how many of these has Serena won?
  11. Winning which tournament was Sue Barker's biggest career victory?
  12. What nickname did British tennis player Henry Wilfred Austin get from the Daily Mirror comic strip Pip, Squeak and Wilfred? (Extra facts: He was noted for being the first tennis player to wear shorts and the last British player to reach the gentlemen's Wimbledon single's final before Andy Murray.)
  13. Which European mens' players was ranked world number one from August 1973 to June 1974?
  14. Can you identify these former players from their nicknames: (a)The Las Vegas Kid, (b)Muscles, (c)The Crocodile, (d)Rusty, and (e)Little Miss Poker Face?
  15. Which country beat Croatia to win the Davis Cup for the first time in 2016?
  16. On April 30, 1993, during a quarter final match in Hamburg, what happened to Monica Seles?
  17. Which female tennis star won three mixed doubles Grand Slam titles in 2015 with partner Leander Paes?
  18. Which male tennis player made it to eight consecutive US open finals in the eighties?
  19. Which female player has won a career Grand Slam by winning Wimbledon in 2004, the US Open in 2006, the Australian Open in 2008, and the French Open in 2012?
  20. How many times have the following players been Wimbledon Mens' Singles champions: (a)Pete Sampras, (b)John McEnroe, (c)Bjorn Borg, (d)Boris Becker, and (e)Jimmy Connors?

Answers:

  1. Sydney, Australia.
  2. The Queen's Club
  3. Tennis elbow
  4. Bobby Riggs (he won Wimbledon in 1939)
  5. Jennifer Capriati
  6. Margaret Court
  7. Stefan Edberg





  8. Don Budge
  9. Andre Agassi
  10. Seven
  11. French Open (which she won in 1976)
  12. Bunny
  13. Ilie Nastase
  14. (a)Andre Agassi, (b)Ken Rosewall, (c)Rene Lacoste, (d)Lleyton Hewitt, and (e)Helen Wills Moody.
  15. Argentina
  16. She was stabbed. (Note: Her physical injuries took only a few weeks to heal but she did not return to competitive tennis for more than two years.)
  17. Martina Hingis (who set a series of "youngest-ever" records during the 1990s, including youngest-ever Grand Slam champion and youngest-ever world No. 1.)
  18. Ivan Lendl
  19. Maria Sharapova
  20. (a)Seven, (b)Three, (c)Five, (d)Three, and (e)Two







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