Are You A Tennis Fan?

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Are You A Tennis Fan? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In June 2006, who defeated Anastasia Myskina in the final of Eastbourne?

    • A.

      Maria Sharapova

    • B.

      Ni La

    • C.

      Justine Henin

    • D.

      Mary Pierce

    Correct Answer
    C. Justine Henin
    Explanation
    Justine Henin defeated Anastasia Myskina in the final of Eastbourne in June 2006.

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  • 2. 

    Why did tennis pro Anastasia Myskina withdraw from competition in Rome 2005?

    • A.

      Injury

    • B.

      Personal Problems

    • C.

      Financial Issues

    • D.

      Missed A Flight

    Correct Answer
    B. Personal Problems
    Explanation
    Anastasia Myskina withdrew from competition in Rome 2005 due to personal problems. This suggests that there were personal issues or challenges that she was facing at that time which affected her ability to participate in the tournament. Without further information, it is difficult to determine the specific nature of these personal problems.

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  • 3. 

    What are Venus William's middle names?

    • A.

      Eliza Sophie

    • B.

      Ebony Samantha

    • C.

      Ebony Star

    • D.

      Emma Star

    Correct Answer
    C. Ebony Star
    Explanation
    Venus William's middle names are Ebony Star.

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  • 4. 

    Why did American tennis pro Amy Frazier not compete in the spring of the 1990 tour?

    • A.

      To Graduate From High School

    • B.

      Illness

    • C.

      Getting Married

    • D.

      Injury

    Correct Answer
    A. To Graduate From High School
    Explanation
    Amy Frazier did not compete in the spring of the 1990 tour because she needed to focus on graduating from high school. This suggests that she prioritized her education over her tennis career during that time.

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  • 5. 

    What sport did tennis pro Jamea Jackson's father play at pro level?

    • A.

      Baseball

    • B.

      Basketball

    • C.

      Ice Hockey

    • D.

      American Football

    Correct Answer
    D. American Football
    Explanation
    Jamea Jackson's father played American Football at the professional level.

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  • 6. 

    At Birmingham 2006, who was the top seed that Jamea Jackson defeated on her way to the final?

    • A.

      Ni La

    • B.

      Justine Henin

    • C.

      Martina Hingis

    • D.

      Maria Sharapova

    Correct Answer
    D. Maria Sharapova
    Explanation
    Jamea Jackson defeated Maria Sharapova at Birmingham 2006 on her way to the final.

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  • 7. 

    In her debut appearance at the 2006 Roland Garros Grand Slam, which round did Jamea Jackson make it to?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Second

    • C.

      Final

    • D.

      Quarter Final

    Correct Answer
    B. Second
    Explanation
    Jamea Jackson made it to the second round in her debut appearance at the 2006 Roland Garros Grand Slam.

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  • 8. 

    At Wimbledon 2005, who defeated Jamea Jackson in the second round?

    • A.

      Lindsay Davenport

    • B.

      Ni La

    • C.

      Steffi Graf

    • D.

      Maria Sharapova

    Correct Answer
    A. Lindsay Davenport
    Explanation
    Lindsay Davenport defeated Jamea Jackson in the second round at Wimbledon 2005.

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  • 9. 

    What is tennis pro Lisa Raymond's favorite film?

    • A.

      Halloween

    • B.

      Friday 13th

    • C.

      Silence Of The Lambs

    • D.

      Jason vs. Freddy

    Correct Answer
    C. Silence Of The Lambs
    Explanation
    The question asks for tennis pro Lisa Raymond's favorite film. Out of the given options, "Silence Of The Lambs" is the only film that is not related to horror or slasher themes like Halloween, Friday 13th, and Jason vs. Freddy. Therefore, it can be inferred that "Silence Of The Lambs" is Lisa Raymond's favorite film.

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  • 10. 

    In which American State was tennis pro Lisa Raymond born?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Pennsylvania

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    C. Pennsylvania
    Explanation
    Lisa Raymond, a tennis pro, was born in Pennsylvania.

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  • 11. 

    Tennis pro Mashona Washington is the youngest of how many children?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    Mashona Washington is the youngest of 5 children.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the first Russian to claim the number one ranking in women's tennis?

    • A.

      Arantxa Sanchez Vicario

    • B.

      Maria Sharapova

    • C.

      Martina Navratilova

    • D.

      Martina Hingis

    Correct Answer
    B. Maria Sharapova
    Explanation
    Maria Sharapova was the first Russian to claim the number one ranking in women's tennis. She achieved this feat in August 2005, becoming the first Russian woman to reach the top spot in the WTA rankings. Sharapova's success in tennis, including winning five Grand Slam titles, helped her establish herself as one of the greatest Russian players in the sport's history.

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  • 13. 

    Which tennis tournament's 106th edition, in May 2007, had top seeds Roger Federer and Justine Henin?

    • A.

      Australian Open

    • B.

      U.S Open

    • C.

      Wimbledon

    • D.

      The French Open

    Correct Answer
    D. The French Open
    Explanation
    In May 2007, the 106th edition of The French Open took place, and it featured top seeds Roger Federer and Justine Henin.

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  • 14. 

    Which Swedish tennis professional won the 2007 Hamburg Masters singles tournament?

    • A.

      Andy Roddick

    • B.

      Roger Federer

    • C.

      Ivan Lendl

    • D.

      Richard Gasquet

    Correct Answer
    B. Roger Federer
    Explanation
    Roger Federer is the correct answer because he is a Swiss tennis professional, not Swedish. He won the 2007 Hamburg Masters singles tournament, which makes him the correct choice out of the given options. Andy Roddick, Ivan Lendl, and Richard Gasquet are not Swedish players and did not win the tournament in question.

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  • 15. 

    The first Wimbledon tennis grounds were located near what street?

    • A.

      Worple Road

    • B.

      Ancients Lane

    • C.

      Churchill Boulevard

    • D.

      Church Road

    Correct Answer
    A. Worple Road
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Worple Road. The first Wimbledon tennis grounds were located near Worple Road.

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  • 16. 

    Who protested the inequality of Wimbledon prize money in the 21st century?

    • A.

      Chris Evert

    • B.

      The Queen

    • C.

      Andre Agassi

    • D.

      Venus Williams

    Correct Answer
    D. Venus Williams
    Explanation
    Venus Williams protested the inequality of Wimbledon prize money in the 21st century. She has been a vocal advocate for equal pay in tennis and has used her platform to raise awareness about gender disparities in the sport. Williams has consistently spoken out about the need for equal prize money for male and female players, and her activism has helped bring about positive changes in the tennis world.

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  • 17. 

    Where does the Royal Family sit while attending Wimbledon events?

    • A.

      The Queen's Bench

    • B.

      The Westminster Row

    • C.

      The Prince Of Wales Hill

    • D.

      The Royal Box

    Correct Answer
    D. The Royal Box
    Explanation
    The Royal Box is where the Royal Family sits while attending Wimbledon events. This exclusive seating area is reserved for members of the royal family and their guests. It offers a prime view of the tennis matches and is considered a prestigious spot to watch the tournament. The Royal Box is located in the Centre Court stadium and is known for its luxurious amenities and elegant decor.

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  • 18. 

    What trophy would a winner of the ladies' singles division at Wimbledon receive?

    • A.

      Astoria Dish

    • B.

      Rosewater Dish

    • C.

      Wedgewood Crown

    • D.

      Kent Trophy

    Correct Answer
    B. Rosewater Dish
    Explanation
    The winner of the ladies' singles division at Wimbledon would receive a Rosewater Dish as a trophy. This is a traditional and prestigious award given to the champion. The Rosewater Dish is a silver-gilt dish that is engraved with intricate designs and has a lid. It is a symbol of victory and honor in the world of tennis and is a highly coveted prize for female players who compete at Wimbledon.

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  • 19. 

    When did amateur players play in Wimbledon championships for the first time?

    • A.

      1808

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      1928

    Correct Answer
    B. 1968
    Explanation
    Amateur players played in the Wimbledon championships for the first time in 1968. This marked a significant change in the tournament's history, as it was the first year that both amateur and professional players were allowed to compete. Prior to 1968, only amateur players were eligible to participate in the tournament. This change opened up the competition to a wider range of players and helped to modernize the sport of tennis.

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  • 20. 

    When was competition in ladies doubles first officially introduced at Wimbledon?

    • A.

      1955

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      1913

    Correct Answer
    D. 1913
    Explanation
    In 1913, competition in ladies doubles was first officially introduced at Wimbledon.

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  • 21. 

    When did the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum open for business?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      1945

    • D.

      1977

    Correct Answer
    D. 1977
    Explanation
    The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum opened for business in 1977.

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  • 22. 

    What country claimed the first overseas winner of Wimbledon?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    A. United States
    Explanation
    The United States claimed the first overseas winner of Wimbledon. This suggests that the winner was not from the United Kingdom, which is the home of Wimbledon. It implies that the United States produced a talented tennis player who was able to win the prestigious tournament, making history as the first overseas champion.

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  • 23. 

    Who won the 1992 women's tennis singles Olympic gold medal?

    • A.

      Steffi Graf

    • B.

      Monica Seles

    • C.

      Jennifer Capriati

    • D.

      Lindsey Davenport

    Correct Answer
    C. Jennifer Capriati
    Explanation
    Jennifer Capriati won the 1992 women's tennis singles Olympic gold medal.

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  • 24. 

    Who was the first female tennis player to break the $2 million mark in earnings for one year?

    • A.

      Martina Navratilova

    • B.

      Monica Seles

    • C.

      Martina Hingis

    • D.

      Steffi Graf

    Correct Answer
    B. Monica Seles
    Explanation
    Monica Seles was the first female tennis player to break the $2 million mark in earnings for one year. This achievement demonstrates her success and dominance in the sport during her career.

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  • 25. 

    Where is tennis' Australian Open held?

    • A.

      Flushing Meadows

    • B.

      Melbourne Park

    • C.

      Kooyong

    • D.

      Roland Garros

    Correct Answer
    B. Melbourne Park
    Explanation
    Melbourne Park is the correct answer because it is the venue for the Australian Open tennis tournament. The Australian Open is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments in tennis and is held annually in Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne Park has been the home of the Australian Open since 1988 and features multiple tennis courts, including the famous Rod Laver Arena. Flushing Meadows is the venue for the US Open, Kooyong is a former venue for the Australian Open, and Roland Garros is the venue for the French Open.

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  • 26. 

    What tennis player was nicknamed "Darling"?

    • A.

      Carling Bassett

    • B.

      Jennifer Capriati

    • C.

      Tracey Austin

    • D.

      Anna Kournikova

    Correct Answer
    A. Carling Bassett
    Explanation
    Carling Bassett was nicknamed "Darling" because of her charming and endearing personality. This nickname reflects her likability and popularity among fans and fellow players in the tennis world.

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  • 27. 

    Which African-American tennis player became the first woman since Althea Gibson to advance to a Grand Slam singles final?

    • A.

      Chanda Rubin

    • B.

      Venus Williams

    • C.

      Zina Garrison

    • D.

      Lori McNeil

    Correct Answer
    C. Zina Garrison
    Explanation
    Zina Garrison is the correct answer because she became the first African-American tennis player since Althea Gibson to advance to a Grand Slam singles final.

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  • 28. 

    Amanda Coetzer was the only tennis player ever in professional competition to lose only one game to which woman?

    • A.

      Monica Seles

    • B.

      Chris Evert

    • C.

      Steffi Graf

    • D.

      Martina Navratilova

    Correct Answer
    C. Steffi Graf
    Explanation
    Amanda Coetzer was the only tennis player ever to lose only one game to Steffi Graf in professional competition. This suggests that Coetzer had a particularly strong performance against Graf, as she was able to win the majority of games in their matches. It also highlights Graf's dominance in the sport, as she rarely lost games to her opponents.

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  • 29. 

    Which woman won thirteen singles titles in one event?

    • A.

      Suzanne Lenglan

    • B.

      Margaret Osborne Dupont

    • C.

      Martina Navratilova

    • D.

      Margaret Smith Court

    Correct Answer
    D. Margaret Smith Court
    Explanation
    Margaret Smith Court is the correct answer because she won thirteen singles titles in one event. This achievement is remarkable and demonstrates her exceptional skill and dominance in that particular event. Suzanne Lenglan, Margaret Osborne Dupont, and Martina Navratilova may have had successful careers, but they did not achieve the same level of dominance in a single event as Margaret Smith Court did.

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  • 30. 

    Which country beat the U.S. to win the Davis Cup title in 1997?

    • A.

      Czech Republic

    • B.

      Sweden

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    B. Sweden
    Explanation
    In 1997, Sweden defeated the U.S. to win the Davis Cup title.

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