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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What country is Ladies tennis pro Tatiana Panova from?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Bulgaria

    • D.

      Czech Republic

    Correct Answer
    B. Russia
    Explanation
    Tatiana Panova, a ladies tennis pro, is from Russia.

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  • 2. 

    What country does tennis pro Xavier Malisse represent?

    • A.

      Denmark

    • B.

      Argentina

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Belgium

    Correct Answer
    D. Belgium
    Explanation
    Xavier Malisse represents Belgium in tennis.

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  • 3. 

    Tennis pro Jurgen Melzer comes from which country?

    • A.

      Austria

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Croatia

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. Austria
    Explanation
    Jurgen Melzer is a well-known tennis player who represents Austria in international competitions. He has achieved significant success in his career, including winning multiple ATP titles and reaching the top 10 in the world rankings. Therefore, it can be concluded that Jurgen Melzer is from Austria.

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  • 4. 

    Tennis pro Michael Llodra comes from which country?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Croatia

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Zimbabwe

    Correct Answer
    C. France
    Explanation
    Michael Llodra is a well-known tennis professional who hails from France. He has represented his country in various international tournaments and has achieved notable success in his career. Therefore, the correct answer is France.

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  • 5. 

    Tennis pro Wayne Black comes from which country?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      Zimbabwe

    • D.

      Austria

    Correct Answer
    C. Zimbabwe
    Explanation
    Wayne Black is a tennis professional who hails from Zimbabwe. This means that he is originally from Zimbabwe and represents the country in the sport of tennis.

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  • 6. 

    In what year was the first ever Wimbledon Tennis meeting held?

    • A.

      1911

    • B.

      1877

    • C.

      1901

    • D.

      1889

    Correct Answer
    B. 1877
    Explanation
    The first ever Wimbledon Tennis meeting was held in 1877.

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  • 7. 

    To which country did tennis' Suzanne Lenglen belong?

    • A.

      U.K.

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    Suzanne Lenglen, a prominent figure in the world of tennis, belonged to France. She was a French tennis player who achieved great success during the 1920s and is considered one of the greatest female tennis players of all time. Lenglen's dominance in the sport and her numerous achievements brought great pride to France and solidified her as a national icon in the world of tennis.

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  • 8. 

    On which court was a bomb dropped during World War II?

    • A.

      Wimbledon, London

    • B.

      Roland Garros, Paris

    • C.

      Flushing Meadows, NY

    • D.

      Melbourne Park, Melbourne

    Correct Answer
    A. Wimbledon, London
    Explanation
    During World War II, a bomb was dropped on Wimbledon, London. This event occurred as part of the German aerial bombing campaign known as the Blitz, which targeted various cities in the United Kingdom. Wimbledon, being a prominent location in London, was not spared from the attacks and suffered significant damage, including the destruction of the tennis courts.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the first men's U.S. Open singles champion?

    • A.

      Robert D. Wrenn

    • B.

      Oliver S. Campbell

    • C.

      Henry W. Slocum Jr.

    • D.

      Richard D. Sears

    Correct Answer
    D. Richard D. Sears
    Explanation
    Richard D. Sears was the first men's U.S. Open singles champion.

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  • 10. 

    What famous tennis player said "I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife"?

    • A.

      John McEnroe

    • B.

      Jimmy Connors

    • C.

      Boris Becker

    • D.

      Ilie Nastase

    Correct Answer
    D. Ilie Nastase
    Explanation
    Ilie Nastase is the correct answer because he is a famous tennis player known for his witty and humorous remarks. The quote in the question reflects his playful and sarcastic personality, suggesting that he values his wife's spending habits more than reporting a stolen credit card to the police.

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  • 11. 

    In which year did Nicolas Kiefer win the Australian and U.S. Open Junior's tournaments?

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      1995

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    C. 1995
    Explanation
    Nicolas Kiefer won the Australian and U.S. Open Junior's tournaments in 1995.

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  • 12. 

    What does German tennis player Nicolas Kiefer claim to be his favorite movie?

    • A.

      Rocky

    • B.

      Ghost

    • C.

      Days Of Thunder

    • D.

      Top Gun

    Correct Answer
    A. Rocky
    Explanation
    German tennis player Nicolas Kiefer claims "Rocky" to be his favorite movie.

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  • 13. 

    Which magazine does Swede tennis player Thomas Johansson enjoy reading?

    • A.

      National Geographic

    • B.

      Time

    • C.

      FHM

    • D.

      Rolling Stone

    Correct Answer
    A. National Geographic
    Explanation
    Thomas Johansson, the Swede tennis player, enjoys reading National Geographic magazine.

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  • 14. 

    Where did Thomas Johansson (SWE) finish in the junior rankings in 1993?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    In 1993, Thomas Johansson from Sweden finished in the 10th position in the junior rankings.

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  • 15. 

    What did Thomas Johansson have surgery to repair in early 2006?

    • A.

      A Fractured Elbow

    • B.

      A Broken Ankle

    • C.

      A Detached Retina

    • D.

      A Torn Ligament

    Correct Answer
    C. A Detached Retina
    Explanation
    Thomas Johansson had surgery to repair a detached retina in early 2006. A detached retina occurs when the thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye becomes separated from its normal position. This can cause vision problems and requires surgical intervention to reattach the retina and restore vision.

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  • 16. 

    Why did Thomas Johansson miss the 2003 ATP tour?

    • A.

      Foot Problems

    • B.

      Shoulder Injury

    • C.

      Knee Surgery

    • D.

      Elbow Surgery

    Correct Answer
    C. Knee Surgery
    Explanation
    Thomas Johansson missed the 2003 ATP tour due to knee surgery. This suggests that he had a medical condition or injury in his knee that required surgical intervention. This could have been a result of a sports-related injury or a chronic condition that needed to be addressed in order for him to fully recover and participate in the tour.

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  • 17. 

    Who did Guillermo Coria (ARG) defeat to win the Roland Garros junior title in 1999?

    • A.

      Marcos Baghdatis

    • B.

      Andy Murray

    • C.

      David Nalbandian

    • D.

      Rafael Nadal

    Correct Answer
    C. David Nalbandian
    Explanation
    Guillermo Coria defeated David Nalbandian to win the Roland Garros junior title in 1999.

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  • 18. 

    Who are tennis pro Guillermo Coria's (ARG) favorite band?

    • A.

      Cream

    • B.

      Free

    • C.

      Bon Jovi

    • D.

      Guns N' Roses

    Correct Answer
    D. Guns N' Roses
    Explanation
    Guillermo Coria, the Argentine tennis pro, has expressed his fondness for Guns N' Roses as his favorite band.

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  • 19. 

    How many double faults did Guillermo Coria average per match, during April 2006?

    • A.

      24

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    Guillermo Coria averaged 12 double faults per match during April 2006.

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  • 20. 

    In 2005, which of the following tournament finals did Guillermo Coria win?

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      Umag

    • C.

      Monte Carlo

    • D.

      Beijing

    Correct Answer
    B. Umag
    Explanation
    Guillermo Coria won the Umag tournament final in 2005.

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  • 21. 

    Which future pro won the 1998 Roland Garros junior title?

    • A.

      Kim Clijsters

    • B.

      Maria Sharapova

    • C.

      Martina Hingis

    • D.

      Nadia Petrova

    Correct Answer
    D. Nadia Petrova
    Explanation
    Nadia Petrova won the 1998 Roland Garros junior title.

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  • 22. 

    Which women's tennis pro is superstitious about her mother wishing her good luck before each game?

    • A.

      Lindsay Davenport

    • B.

      Elena Dementieva

    • C.

      Mary Pierce

    • D.

      Venus Williams

    Correct Answer
    B. Elena Dementieva
    Explanation
    Elena Dementieva is known for being superstitious about her mother wishing her good luck before each game. This suggests that she believes her mother's words bring her luck and she relies on this ritual for success in her matches.

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  • 23. 

    What injury caused Mary Pierce to withdraw from Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2006?

    • A.

      Left Foot Injury

    • B.

      Right Foot Injury

    • C.

      Broken Finger

    • D.

      Knee Injury

    Correct Answer
    B. Right Foot Injury
    Explanation
    Mary Pierce withdrew from Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2006 due to a right foot injury. This injury likely affected her ability to move and play tennis effectively, leading to her decision to withdraw from the tournaments.

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  • 24. 

    What relation is coach David Pierce to tennis pro Mary Pierce?

    • A.

      Father

    • B.

      Uncle

    • C.

      Brother

    • D.

      Grand Father

    Correct Answer
    C. Brother
    Explanation
    Coach David Pierce is the brother of tennis pro Mary Pierce.

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  • 25. 

    In 1995, which female tennis pro was the biggest mover in the tour rankings?

    • A.

      Lindsey Davenport

    • B.

      Steffi Graf

    • C.

      Justine Henin

    • D.

      Patty Schnyder

    Correct Answer
    D. Patty Schnyder
    Explanation
    Patty Schnyder was the biggest mover in the tour rankings in 1995.

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  • 26. 

    Who won the first five women's tennis singles titles in the 1998 tour?

    • A.

      Steffi Graf

    • B.

      Lindsey Davenport

    • C.

      Patty Schnyder

    • D.

      Martina Hingis

    Correct Answer
    C. Patty Schnyder
    Explanation
    Patty Schnyder won the first five women's tennis singles titles in the 1998 tour.

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  • 27. 

    What type of dog does tennis pro Anastasia Myskina own?

    • A.

      Jack Russel

    • B.

      Golden Retriever

    • C.

      Afghan Hound

    • D.

      Scottish Setter

    Correct Answer
    D. Scottish Setter
    Explanation
    The question asks about the type of dog that tennis pro Anastasia Myskina owns. The correct answer is Scottish Setter, which implies that Anastasia Myskina owns a dog of this specific breed.

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  • 28. 

    What is tennis pro Anastasia Myskina's fathers first name?

    • A.

      Luca

    • B.

      Andrey

    • C.

      David

    • D.

      Peter

    Correct Answer
    B. Andrey
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Andrey because it is stated that Andrey is the first name of tennis pro Anastasia Myskina's father.

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  • 29. 

    Which female American tennis pro was voted "World Team Tennis Most Valuable Player" in 1995?

    • A.

      Ni La

    • B.

      Amy Frazier

    • C.

      Maria Sharapova

    • D.

      Steffi Graf

    Correct Answer
    B. Amy Frazier
    Explanation
    Amy Frazier was voted "World Team Tennis Most Valuable Player" in 1995.

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  • 30. 

    What does tennis pro Amy Frazier list amongst her hobbies?

    • A.

      Ceramic Painting

    • B.

      Interior Design

    • C.

      Weaving

    • D.

      Knitting

    Correct Answer
    A. Ceramic Painting
    Explanation
    Amy Frazier lists ceramic painting as one of her hobbies.

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