Quiz: Could You Pass This Tennis Test? Take This Trivia!

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Quiz: Could You Pass This Tennis Test? Take This Trivia!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where should the single sticks be Placed?
    • A. 

      A. 3 ft. from the outer edge of the singles side line, on opposite sides of the

    • B. 

      B. 3 ft. from the outer edge of the singles side line, on the same side of the net

    • C. 

      C. 3 ft. from the inside edge of the singles side line, on opposite sides of the net

  • 2. 
    During play, when a ball hits a line/ball person in their recognized position the point
    • A. 

      A. Must be replayed

    • B. 

      B. The point ends

    • C. 

      C. Play continues

  • 3. 
    The Server hits a 144 mph service ace.  The Receiver retrieves the ball saying the ball was “unfit” for play and the point should be replayed.  Under what grounds is this true?
    • A. 

      A. The ball is soft

    • B. 

      B. The ball was broken

    • C. 

      C. Either A or B

  • 4. 
    “Advantage sets” are allowed in USTA sanctioned tournaments
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 5. 
    The coin toss/racket spin should take place after the warm-up.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 6. 
    Who wins the point if the ball hits a scoring device attached to the net post?
    • A. 

      A. The player hitting the shot

    • B. 

      B. The opponent of the player hitting the shot

    • C. 

      C. The point is replayed

  • 7. 
    A Server elects to serve underhand.  The Receiver stops play immediately saying that it is an illegal serve.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Receiver wins the point

    • B. 

      B. Server wins the point

    • C. 

      C. Replay the point

  • 8. 
    While serving, the Server swings and misses the ball.  Is this a fault?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 9. 
    In a singles match played on a doubles court, with singles sticks, the net posts are part of the net.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 10. 
    After the 2nd game of a match, a player is found to be using an illegal racket.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. All points stand. The player must change rackets

    • B. 

      B. The player may finish the match with that racket

    • C. 

      C. Restart the match from the beginning

  • 11. 
    A Player says the score is 30-all.  His opponent says it is 15-40.  The players agree on who won every point except the 2nd one.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Replay the game

    • B. 

      B. Replay only the 2nd point

    • C. 

      C. Flip a coin

  • 12. 
    After the coin toss it rains during the warm-up.  The players leave court.  Upon return, Player A wants to change his choice from serve to receive.  Can Player B change which end of the court to start the match?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 13. 
    During a standard tiebreak the players change ends every ____ points.
    • A. 

      A. 4

    • B. 

      B. 6

    • C. 

      C. 8

  • 14. 
    During a Coman Tiebreak Procedure the players change ends after the 1st point, and every ____points thereafter.
    • A. 

      A. 4

    • B. 

      B. 6

    • C. 

      C. 8

  • 15. 
    In a standard tiebreak, Player A served 1st from the North end of the court.  The tiebreak score was  7-1.  Player B is to start the next set.  From which end of the court should he serve?
    • A. 

      A. North

    • B. 

      B. South

    • C. 

      C. Either

  • 16. 
    A 78 ft. court with permanent “blended lines” is suitable for sanctioned play that requires a 78 ft court
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 17. 
    As a Rover in a doubles match, you observe the Server is ready.  However, the Receiving team is delaying the Server by talking strategy.   Decision? 
    • A. 

      A. Caution the receiving team to play to the pace of the Server.

    • B. 

      B. Do nothing. Players are allowed reasonable time to towel off and talk to each other.

    • C. 

      C. Issue a Time Violation, Warning

  • 18. 
    A Receiver turns to see the serve being put into play and lunges to hit his return.  His return sails wide, and he says, “Hey, I wasn’t ready.  Take two serves.”  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Replay the point

    • B. 

      B. Server’s point

  • 19. 
    A second serve clearly hits the net for a “let,” but then hits the Receiver on the foot near the baseline.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Award the Server a 1st serve

    • B. 

      B. Tell the Server it is a double fault since the ball would have landed long

    • C. 

      C.“Let, second serve”

  • 20. 
    During his 2nd serve motion, a soccer ball from an adjacent field rolls on court.  The Receiver yells, “wait” and the Server catches his serve.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. First serve

    • B. 

      B. Second serve

  • 21. 
    In the middle of a rally, a spectator’s cell phone goes off.  About to hit the ball, player A catches it and says, “Replay the point.”  Decision?  
    • A. 

      A. Player B’s point

    • B. 

      B. Replay the point

    • C. 

      C. Issue a Code Violation to the spectator

  • 22. 
    While hitting a lob volley near the net, Player A’s dampening device comes out and hits his opponent in the forehead before the ball lands.   Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Replay the point

    • B. 

      B. Play continues

    • C. 

      C. Player A loses the point

  • 23. 
    Player A goes way wide to hit a shot and gets tangled in his opponent’s bag strap near the bench, preventing him from getting to his opponent’s next shot.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Replay the point and ask Player B to move his bag

    • B. 

      B. Player B’s point

    • C. 

      C. Player A’s point. Player B created a hindrance with his bag

  • 24. 
    During a game a light mist causes a player wearing glasses to stop play and request time to change to contact lenses.   Is this allowed?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 25. 
    A Roving Official hears a player and someone off court talking in an unknown language.  The Official should:
    • A. 

      A. Tell the player to speak English only

    • B. 

      B. Caution the spectator that such talking may be construed as coaching

    • C. 

      C. Issue a Code Violation, Coaching penalty