Tennis Trivia Question

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Tennis Trivia Question

This is a quiz that tests the overall knowledge of tennis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Chris Evert

    • B. 

      Billie Jean King

    • C. 

      Margaret Court

    • D. 

      Monica Seles

  • 2. 
    Which hot-headed artist killed a man in an argument over a tennis match?
    • A. 

      Michelangelo Merisi (Caravaggio)

    • B. 

      Paul Gauguin

    • C. 

      Michelangelo Buonarroti

    • D. 

      Jackson Pollock

  • 3. 
    Who was the first Indian to make the semifinals of a Grand Slam event?
    • A. 

      Ramesh Krishnan

    • B. 

      Leander Paes

    • C. 

      Vijay Amritraj

    • D. 

      Ramanathan Krishnan

  • 4. 
    Which South American tennis player was renowned for wearing skimpy underwear at Wimbledon?
    • A. 

      Gabriela Sabatini

    • B. 

      Maria Bueno

    • C. 

      Marcelo Rios

    • D. 

      Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario

  • 5. 
    What trophy is officially called the International Lawn Tennis Challenge Trophy?
    • A. 

      America's Cup

    • B. 

      Ryder Cup

    • C. 

      Davis Cup

    • D. 

      James E. Sullivan Award

  • 6. 
    In a tennis game, how many points would have to be played to have the score 40-15?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    Who won the men's singles at Wimbledon in 1975?
    • A. 

      Rod Laver

    • B. 

      Arthur Ashe

    • C. 

      Ken Rosewall

    • D. 

      Stan Smith

  • 8. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "when players are tied at 40 (three points each)"?
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Frame

    • C. 

      Foot Fault

    • D. 

      Deuce

  • 9. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a drop shot that's hit before the ball has bounced"?
    • A. 

      Drop Volley

    • B. 

      Doubles Court

    • C. 

      Clean Winner

    • D. 

      Approach Shot

  • 10. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "the area between the net and the service line"?
    • A. 

      Advantage Court

    • B. 

      Forecourt

    • C. 

      Forty

    • D. 

      Center Court

  • 11. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a contest in which one player or side serves throughout"?
    • A. 

      Game

    • B. 

      Fifteen

    • C. 

      Volley

    • D. 

      Band

  • 12. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a shot hit with topspin, which drops sharply"?
    • A. 

      Band

    • B. 

      Sweet Spot

    • C. 

      Approach Shot

    • D. 

      Heavy Ball

  • 13. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a shot that is out because it hits beyond the opponent's baseline"?
    • A. 

      Lob

    • B. 

      Sudden Death

    • C. 

      Long

    • D. 

      Fault

  • 14. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "the barrier that divides a tennis court into lengthwise halves"?
    • A. 

      Center Court

    • B. 

      Net

    • C. 

      Doubles

    • D. 

      Return

  • 15. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a serve that the receiver hits without making a legal return"?
    • A. 

      Service Winner

    • B. 

      Straight Sets

    • C. 

      Poach

    • D. 

      Foot Fault

  • 16. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a point that, if won by the leader will result in winning the set"?
    • A. 

      Set Point

    • B. 

      Block

    • C. 

      Tennis Elbow

    • D. 

      Smash

  • 17. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a tie-breaker of predetermined length"?
    • A. 

      Net

    • B. 

      Game Point

    • C. 

      Frame

    • D. 

      Sudden Death

  • 18. 
    Which tennis term is defined as "a shot that wins a point"?
    • A. 

      Smash

    • B. 

      Fault

    • C. 

      Winner

    • D. 

      Clean Winner

  • 19. 
    In tennis, "advantage court" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      The Left Service Court When Either Player Has The Advantage

    • B. 

      Shot Hit Hard And Deep To Allow The Player To Take The Net

    • C. 

      The Shot That Begin Each Point

    • D. 

      The Oval Portion Of The Racket That Contains The Strings

  • 20. 
    In tennis, "block" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      The Left Service Court When Either Player Has The Advantage

    • B. 

      A Serve That The Opponent Cannot Return

    • C. 

      A Shot That Cannot Be Reached By The Opponent

    • D. 

      To Return The Ball By Holding The Racket Stationary

  • 21. 
    In tennis, "break point" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      A Point That, If Won By The Leader Will Result In Winning The Set

    • B. 

      A Shot Hit With Topspin, Which Drops Sharply

    • C. 

      A Point Which Will Result In A Service Break

    • D. 

      Four Tournaments Australian, French, And U.S. Opens And England's Wimbledon

  • 22. 
    Which women's tennis player wore a dress based on the Cameroon World Cup Soccer Strip in 2002?
    • A. 

      Serena Williams

    • B. 

      Chanda Rubin

    • C. 

      Venus Williams

    • D. 

      Cara Black

  • 23. 
    How much was the winner's paycheck for the men's 2001 U.S. Open?
    • A. 

      625000

    • B. 

      900000

    • C. 

      94000

    • D. 

      465000

  • 24. 
    How much was the winner's paycheck for the Tennis' Men's 1987 U.S. Open?
    • A. 

      35000

    • B. 

      900000

    • C. 

      320000

    • D. 

      150000

  • 25. 
    Who was the first person to wear a sleeveless shirt while playing in Wimbledon?
    • A. 

      Brad Gilbert

    • B. 

      Robby Ginepri

    • C. 

      Brian Vahaly

    • D. 

      Patrick Rafter