Are You A Tennis Expert?

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  • 1. 

    Which country won the Davis Cup in 1998?

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Italy

    • C.

      Sweden

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweden
    Explanation
    In 1998, Sweden won the Davis Cup. This means that the Swedish tennis team emerged as the champions of the international tennis tournament.

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  • 2. 

    Who won the men's gold medal in tennis at the Seoul Olympics in 1988?

    • A.

      Tim Mayotte

    • B.

      Miloslav Mecir

    • C.

      Ivan Lendl

    • D.

      Stefan Edberg

    Correct Answer
    B. Miloslav Mecir
    Explanation
    Miloslav Mecir won the men's gold medal in tennis at the Seoul Olympics in 1988.

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  • 3. 

    Which female tennis player reached the semi finals or advanced further at all 4 Grand Slam tournaments in 2001?

    • A.

      Serena Williams

    • B.

      Martina Hingis

    • C.

      Jennifer Capriati

    • D.

      Lindsay Davenport

    Correct Answer
    C. Jennifer Capriati
    Explanation
    Jennifer Capriati reached the semi finals or advanced further at all 4 Grand Slam tournaments in 2001.

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  • 4. 

    What is the official tennis score when a player has recorded the first three points of a game?

    • A.

      Forty-Five - Love

    • B.

      Fifteen - Love

    • C.

      Thirty - Love

    • D.

      Forty - Love

    Correct Answer
    D. Forty - Love
    Explanation
    The official tennis score when a player has recorded the first three points of a game is "Forty - Love". In tennis scoring, each point is counted as 15, and when a player reaches three points, it is called "Forty". "Love" represents zero points for the opponent. Therefore, the player has scored 40 points while the opponent has not scored any, resulting in a score of "Forty - Love".

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  • 5. 

    Which tennis term is defined as "a stroke that doesn't count and must be replayed"?

    • A.

      Let

    • B.

      Hopper

    • C.

      Fault

    • D.

      Stroke

    Correct Answer
    A. Let
  • 6. 

    Which men's tennis player stormed to victory in the Hamburg Masters Series in 2002?

    • A.

      Marcelo Rios

    • B.

      Roger Federer

    • C.

      Juan Carlos Ferrero

    • D.

      Tommy Haas

    Correct Answer
    B. Roger Federer
    Explanation
    In 2002, Roger Federer stormed to victory in the Hamburg Masters Series. This means that he played exceptionally well and dominated the tournament, ultimately emerging as the champion. Federer's outstanding performance in this event solidified his status as one of the top men's tennis players during that time.

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  • 7. 

    Which top women's tennis player suffered "burn out" in 2002?

    • A.

      Kim Clijsters

    • B.

      Serena Williams

    • C.

      Martina Hingis

    • D.

      Amelie Mauresmo

    Correct Answer
    C. Martina Hingis
    Explanation
    Martina Hingis is the correct answer because she suffered from "burn out" in 2002. This means that she experienced physical and mental exhaustion due to the demands and pressures of being a top women's tennis player. "Burn out" can occur when athletes push themselves too hard and neglect their physical and mental well-being. This can lead to a decline in performance and a need for a break from the sport.

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  • 8. 

    How much was the winner's paycheck for the 1981 U.S. Open?

    • A.

      1080000

    • B.

      55000

    • C.

      800000

    • D.

      275000

    Correct Answer
    B. 55000
    Explanation
    The winner's paycheck for the 1981 U.S. Open was $55,000.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the male tennis star who won all four Grand Slams in 1962?

    • A.

      Bjorn Borg

    • B.

      Pete Sampras

    • C.

      Andre Agassi

    • D.

      Rod Laver

    Correct Answer
    D. Rod Laver
    Explanation
    Rod Laver is the correct answer because he is the male tennis star who achieved the calendar-year Grand Slam in 1962. This means that he won all four major tennis tournaments (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open) in a single year, a feat that only a few players have accomplished in the history of tennis.

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  • 10. 

    In the 2003 tennis season, who was the only player in the Top 100 to attend college?

    • A.

      Andre Agassi

    • B.

      Roger Federer

    • C.

      Guillermo Coria

    • D.

      Brian Vahaly

    Correct Answer
    D. Brian Vahaly
    Explanation
    Brian Vahaly was the only player in the Top 100 to attend college in the 2003 tennis season. This means that while the other players mentioned, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer, and Guillermo Coria, were all highly ranked and successful in their tennis careers, they did not attend college. Vahaly's decision to pursue higher education while also competing at a professional level sets him apart from the other players in this regard.

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  • 11. 

    Who won the 1995 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Budge Patty

    • B.

      Thomas Muster

    • C.

      John Crawford

    • D.

      Andre Agassi

    Correct Answer
    B. Thomas Muster
    Explanation
    Thomas Muster won the 1995 French Singles Championship.

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  • 12. 

    Who won the 1990 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      E Victor Seixas Jr.

    • B.

      Ken Rosewall

    • C.

      Jack Kramer

    • D.

      Andres Gomez

    Correct Answer
    D. Andres Gomez
    Explanation
    Andres Gomez won the 1990 French Singles Championship.

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  • 13. 

    Who won the 1988 U.S. Open Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Rod Laver

    • B.

      Mark Edmondson

    • C.

      Fred Alexander

    • D.

      Mats Wilander

    Correct Answer
    D. Mats Wilander
    Explanation
    Mats Wilander won the 1988 U.S. Open Singles Championship.

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  • 14. 

    Who beat Fred Stolle to win the 1964 Australian Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Donald Budge

    • B.

      Jimmy Connors

    • C.

      Frank Parker

    • D.

      Roy Emerson

    Correct Answer
    D. Roy Emerson
    Explanation
    Roy Emerson beat Fred Stolle to win the 1964 Australian Singles Championship.

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  • 15. 

    Who won the 1912 Wimbledon Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Donald Budge

    • B.

      C.R. McKinley

    • C.

      Anthony Wilding

    • D.

      Stefan Edberg

    Correct Answer
    C. Anthony Wilding
    Explanation
    Anthony Wilding won the 1912 Wimbledon Singles Championship.

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  • 16. 

    Who beat A. Provost to win the 1900 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Paul Ayme

    • B.

      Thomas Muster

    • C.

      Ken Rosewall

    • D.

      Jack Kramer

    Correct Answer
    A. Paul Ayme
    Explanation
    Paul Ayme beat A. Provost to win the 1900 French Singles Championship.

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  • 17. 

    Who was the runner-up in tennis' 1999 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Kim Clijsters

    • B.

      Darlene Hard

    • C.

      Martina Hingis

    • D.

      Kathy Jordan

    Correct Answer
    C. Martina Hingis
    Explanation
    Martina Hingis was the runner-up in tennis' 1999 French Singles Championship.

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  • 18. 

    Who was the runner-up in tennis' 1997 Australian Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Blanche Bingley Hillyard

    • B.

      Mary Joe Fernandez

    • C.

      H. Jackson

    • D.

      Mary Pierce

    Correct Answer
    D. Mary Pierce
    Explanation
    Mary Pierce was the runner-up in tennis' 1997 Australian Singles Championship.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the runner-up in tennis' 1996 Australian Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Blanche Bingley Hillyard

    • B.

      Lesley Turner

    • C.

      Anke Huber

    • D.

      Mary Joe Fernandez

    Correct Answer
    C. Anke Huber
    Explanation
    Anke Huber was the runner-up in tennis' 1996 Australian Singles Championship.

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  • 20. 

    Who was the runner-up in the 1934 Australian Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Chris Evert

    • B.

      Margaret Molesworth

    • C.

      Martina Navratilova

    • D.

      Betty Nuthall

    Correct Answer
    B. Margaret Molesworth
    Explanation
    Margaret Molesworth was the runner-up in the 1934 Australian Singles Championship.

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  • 21. 

    What country is ladies tennis pro Kristina Brandi from?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Belgium

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Puerto Rico

    Correct Answer
    D. Puerto Rico
    Explanation
    Kristina Brandi is from Puerto Rico.

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  • 22. 

    Lady tennis pro Kveta Peschke represents which country?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      Czech Republic

    • D.

      Ukraine

    Correct Answer
    C. Czech Republic
    Explanation
    Kveta Peschke represents the Czech Republic because she is a professional tennis player from that country.

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  • 23. 

    What country is lady tennis pro Gisela Dulko from?

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Argentina

    • D.

      Ukraine

    Correct Answer
    C. Argentina
    Explanation
    Gisela Dulko is from Argentina.

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  • 24. 

    What country does ladies tennis pro Anna Smashnova call her home country?

    • A.

      Israel

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    A. Israel
    Explanation
    Anna Smashnova, a ladies tennis pro, calls Israel her home country.

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  • 25. 

    What country does Ladies tennis pro Anastasia Myskina call her home country?

    • A.

      Ukraine

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Argentina

    Correct Answer
    C. Russia
    Explanation
    Anastasia Myskina, a ladies tennis pro, calls Russia her home country.

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  • 26. 

    Ladies tennis pro Alicia Molik represents which country?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Israel

    Correct Answer
    A. Australia
    Explanation
    Alicia Molik is a professional tennis player who represents Australia. This can be inferred from the fact that she is referred to as a "Ladies tennis pro" and Australia is listed as one of the options.

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  • 27. 

    What country is ladies tennis pro Magdalena Maleeva from?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Czech Republic

    • C.

      Bulgaria

    • D.

      Slovenia

    Correct Answer
    C. Bulgaria
    Explanation
    Magdalena Maleeva is from Bulgaria.

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  • 28. 

    Which country does women's tennis pro Nuria Llagostera Vives represent?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      Switzerland

    • D.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    B. Spain
    Explanation
    Nuria Llagostera Vives represents Spain in women's tennis.

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  • 29. 

    What country does Ladies tennis pro Sesil Karatantcheva call her home country?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Italy

    • C.

      Czech Republic

    • D.

      Bulgaria

    Correct Answer
    D. Bulgaria
    Explanation
    Sesil Karatantcheva, the ladies tennis pro, calls Bulgaria her home country.

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  • 30. 

    What country is ladies tennis pro Tathiana Garbin from?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Belgium

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    C. Italy
    Explanation
    Tathiana Garbin is from Italy.

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