John Newcombe Trivia Question

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  • 1. 
    Who beat John Newcombe to win the 1969 Wimbledon Singles Championship?
    • A. 

      William T. Tilden

    • B. 

      Rod Laver

    • C. 

      Frank Sedgman

    • D. 

      Oliver S. Campbell

  • 2. 
    Which is the only Grand Slam event John Newcombe failed to win?
    • A. 

      U.S. Open

    • B. 

      Wimbledon

    • C. 

      Australian Open

    • D. 

      French Open

  • 3. 
    Of the seven tennis Grand Slams won by John Newcombe, how many did he win in the "Open Era"?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Zero

  • 4. 
    John Newcombe teamed with which fellow Australian for his first Grand Slam tennis title?
    • A. 

      Ken Rosewall

    • B. 

      Rod Laver

    • C. 

      Tony Roche

    • D. 

      Onny Parrun

  • 5. 
    As both an amateur and as a pro, what did Rod Laver and John Newcombe win?
    • A. 

      U.S. Open And Wimbledon

    • B. 

      The Grand Slam

    • C. 

      5 Straight Australian Opens

    • D. 

      A Boxed Grand Slam

  • 6. 
    John Newcombe defeated which American legend for his final Grand Slam Victory?
    • A. 

      Arthur Ashe

    • B. 

      Pete Sampras

    • C. 

      John McEnroe

    • D. 

      Jimmy Connors

  • 7. 
    John Newcombe had what famous drinking companion who was arrested for DUI?
    • A. 

      Ted Kennedy

    • B. 

      Bob Huggins

    • C. 

      George W. Bush

    • D. 

      John McEnroe

  • 8. 
    Who preceded John Newcombe as the men's tennis world #1 player?
    • A. 

      Rod Laver

    • B. 

      Jimmy Connors

    • C. 

      Bjorn Borg

    • D. 

      Ilie Nastase

  • 9. 
    John Newcombe was born in which Australian City?
    • A. 

      Canberra

    • B. 

      Sydney

    • C. 

      Perth

    • D. 

      Melbourne

  • 10. 
    John Newcombe joined the tennis tour of which NFL owner in 1972?
    • A. 

      Al Davis

    • B. 

      Jerry Jones

    • C. 

      Art Rooney

    • D. 

      Lamar Hunt