# Test Your Knowledge On Tennis?

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• 1.

### In tennis, "baseline" is best defined as?

• A.

An Overhead Shot That Is Hit Very Hard

• B.

A Match Between Two Players

• C.

A Line At The End Of The Court, Parallel To The Net

• D.

The Server Fails At The Two Attempts At A Valid Serve

C. A Line At The End Of The Court, Parallel To The Net
Explanation
The correct answer is "A Line At The End Of The Court, Parallel To The Net". In tennis, the baseline refers to the line at the end of the court that runs parallel to the net. It marks the boundary of the playing area and is used as a reference point for players during the game.

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• 2.

### In tennis, "break" is best defined as?

• A.

A Shot Hit From The Racket Side Of The Player's Body

• B.

The Band Of White Canvas Or Synthetic Material That Covers The Top Of The Net

• C.

To Win A Game As Receiver

• D.

A Soft Shot That Drops Just Over The Net

C. To Win A Game As Receiver
Explanation
In tennis, "break" refers to winning a game as the receiver. When a player wins a game while their opponent is serving, it is called a break. This is because the receiver has successfully disrupted the serve and won the game, breaking their opponent's serve.

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• 3.

### In tennis, "center court" is best defined as?

• A.

A Point That Will End The Game

• B.

• C.

Main Court At A Tennis Arena

• D.

A Shot Hit From The Wrong Side Of The Body

C. Main Court At A Tennis Arena
Explanation
"Center court" in tennis refers to the main court at a tennis arena. It is the most prestigious court where the top matches are played during tournaments. This court is typically surrounded by seating for spectators and is considered the focal point of the tournament. The term "center court" is commonly used in tennis to distinguish the main court from other courts in the facility.

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• 4.

### In tennis, "chair" is best defined as?

• A.

First Point After Deuce, Winning The Next Point Will Win The Game

• B.

A Tie-Breaker Of Predetermined Length

• C.

The Umpire's Seat And, By Extension, The Umpire

• D.

A Serve That The Receiver Hits Without Making A Legal Return

C. The Umpire's Seat And, By Extension, The Umpire
Explanation
The term "chair" in tennis refers to the umpire's seat and the umpire themselves. The chair is where the umpire sits during the match and oversees the game. It is the central position from which the umpire makes calls, enforces the rules, and ensures fair play. The chair also symbolizes the authority and control that the umpire has over the match.

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• 5.

### In tennis, "clean winner" is best defined as?

• A.

A Stroke That Doesn't Count And Must Be Replayed

• B.

A Point That Will End The Game

• C.

A Shot That Cannot Be Reached By The Opponent

• D.

When Players Are Tied At 40 (Three Points Each)

C. A Shot That Cannot Be Reached By The Opponent
Explanation
A clean winner in tennis refers to a shot that cannot be reached by the opponent. It is a powerful and well-placed shot that lands in a location where the opponent has no chance of returning it. This type of shot often results in an immediate point for the player who hit it, as the opponent is unable to make a play on the ball.

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• 6.

### In tennis "tennis elbow" is best defined as?

• A.

Same As A Serve

• B.

Precise Control Of A Shot

• C.

Part Of A Racquet

• D.

Tendonitis Of The Elbow

D. Tendonitis Of The Elbow
Explanation
Tennis elbow is a condition commonly experienced by tennis players, characterized by inflammation of the tendons in the elbow. It is caused by repetitive motions and overuse of the forearm muscles, typically from playing tennis. The term "tennis elbow" is used to describe this specific type of tendonitis that affects the elbow joint. It is not related to a serve, precise control of a shot, or a part of a racquet, but rather a medical condition involving the inflammation of the tendons in the elbow.

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• 7.

### Tennis pro Anna Kournikova is best related to which of these additional facts?

• A.

Celebrity Model

• B.

Namesake For Popular Dessert

• C.

Ukrainian Olympic Gymnast

• D.

Wife Of Andre Agassi

A. Celebrity Model
Explanation
Anna Kournikova is best related to the fact that she is a Celebrity Model. She gained fame not only for her skills on the tennis court but also for her looks, which led to numerous modeling opportunities and endorsements. She appeared in several magazines and was widely regarded as one of the most attractive female athletes of her time.

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• 8.

### Which tennis star won back to back Wimbledon titles in 2001 and 2000?

• A.

Don Baylor

• B.

Venus Williams

• C.

Larry Bird

• D.

Lance Alworth

B. Venus Williams
Explanation
Venus Williams is the correct answer because she won back-to-back Wimbledon titles in 2000 and 2001.

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• 9.

### Which American tennis star frequently played her sister in matches?

• A.

Serena Williams

• B.

Martina Hingis

• C.

Amelie Mauresmo

• D.

Anna Kournikova

A. Serena Williams
Explanation
Serena Williams frequently played her sister in matches. This suggests that Serena has a sister who is also a tennis player, and they often compete against each other on the tennis court.

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• 10.

### Which tennis star won the U.S. Open in '91 and '92?

• A.

Lawrence Taylor

• B.

Monica Seles

• C.

Pat Summerall

• D.

Leon Spinks

B. Monica Seles
Explanation
Monica Seles won the U.S. Open in '91 and '92.

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• 11.

### Who hit an underhand serve in the finals of Wimbledon?

• A.

Xavier Malisse

• B.

Mike Bryan

• C.

Michael Chang

• D.

Max Miyrni

C. Michael Chang
Explanation
Michael Chang hit an underhand serve in the finals of Wimbledon.

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• 12.

### Who is the female tennis player known more for her beauty than her scores?

• A.

Steffi Graf

• B.

Martina Hingis

• C.

Billie Jean King

• D.

Anna Kournikova

D. Anna Kournikova
Explanation
Anna Kournikova is known more for her beauty than her scores in tennis. Despite her talent on the court, Kournikova gained significant media attention for her looks, often being referred to as one of the most attractive female athletes. This focus on her appearance overshadowed her achievements in the sport, leading to her being more recognized for her beauty rather than her tennis scores.

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• 13.

### Who won the 2004 U.S. Open?

• A.

Alex Olmedo

• B.

Roger Federer

• C.

Ivan Lendl

• D.

Joshua Pim

B. Roger Federer
Explanation
Roger Federer won the 2004 U.S. Open.

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• 14.

### Who beat Mark Philippoussis to win the 2003 Wimbledon Singles Championship?

• A.

Roger Federer

• B.

Fred H. Hovey

• C.

Frank Sedgman

• D.

Roy Emerson

A. Roger Federer
Explanation
In 2003, Roger Federer defeated Mark Philippoussis to win the Wimbledon Singles Championship.

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• 15.

### Who won the 2002 U.S. Open Singles Championship?

• A.

Pete Sampras

• B.

Maurice E. McLoughlin

• C.

Rod Laver

• D.

Richard N. Williams

A. Pete Sampras
Explanation
Pete Sampras won the 2002 U.S. Open Singles Championship.

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• 16.

### Who won the 2002 French Singles Championship?

• A.

Fred Alexander

• B.

Donald Budge

• C.

William T. Tilden

• D.

Albert Costa

D. Albert Costa
Explanation
Albert Costa won the 2002 French Singles Championship.

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• 17.

### Who won the 2001 U.S. Open Singles Championship in tennis?

• A.

Richard Krajicek

• B.

Rafael Osuna

• C.

Lleyton Hewitt

• D.

Bjorn Borg

C. Lleyton Hewitt
Explanation
Lleyton Hewitt won the 2001 U.S. Open Singles Championship in tennis.

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• 18.

### Who won the 2001 French Singles Championship?

• A.

Gustavo Kuerten

• B.

Bjorn Borg

• C.

Fred Perry

• D.

Andy Roddick

A. Gustavo Kuerten
Explanation
Gustavo Kuerten won the 2001 French Singles Championship.

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• 19.

### Who beat Yevgeny Kafelnikov to win the 2000 Australian Singles Championship?

• A.

Andre Agassi

• B.

Frank Sedgman

• C.

William A. Larned

• D.

Henri Cochet

A. Andre Agassi
Explanation
Andre Agassi beat Yevgeny Kafelnikov to win the 2000 Australian Singles Championship.

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• 20.

### Who beat Thomas Enqvist to win the 1999 Australian Singles Championship?

• A.

Fred H. Hovey

• B.

Yevgeny Kafelnikov

• C.

William Renshaw

• D.

Andre Gobert

B. Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Explanation
Yevgeny Kafelnikov beat Thomas Enqvist to win the 1999 Australian Singles Championship.

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• 21.

### Who beat Cedric Pioline to win the 1997 Wimbledon Singles Championship?

• A.

William T. Tilden

• B.

Pete Sampras

• C.

Rodney Heath

• D.

Yevgeny Kafelnikov

B. Pete Sampras
Explanation
Pete Sampras beat Cedric Pioline to win the 1997 Wimbledon Singles Championship.

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• 22.

### Who won the 1997 French Singles Championship?

• A.

Gustavo Kuerten

• B.

William M. Johnston

• C.

William T. Tilden

• D.

Arthur Gore

A. Gustavo Kuerten
Explanation
Gustavo Kuerten won the 1997 French Singles Championship.

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• 23.

### Who won the 1995 U.S. Open Singles Championship?

• A.

Joshua Pim

• B.

Andre Gobert

• C.

Pete Sampras

• D.

John Newcombe

C. Pete Sampras
Explanation
Pete Sampras won the 1995 U.S. Open Singles Championship.

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• 24.

### Who won the 1990 U.S. Open Singles Championship?

• A.

Gar Moon

• B.

Pete Sampras

• C.

Jack Crawford

• D.

Frank Parker

B. Pete Sampras
Explanation
Pete Sampras won the 1990 U.S. Open Singles Championship.

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• 25.

### Who beat Pat Cash to win the 1987 Australian Singles Championship?

• A.

Max Decugis

• B.

Paul Ayme

• C.

Stefan Edberg

• D.

Mervyn Rose

C. Stefan Edberg
Explanation
Stefan Edberg beat Pat Cash to win the 1987 Australian Singles Championship.

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• 26.

### Who won the 1985 French Singles Championship?

• A.

Pete Sampras

• B.

H Ellsworth Vines

• C.

Ken Rosewall

• D.

Mats Wilander

D. Mats Wilander
Explanation
Mats Wilander won the 1985 French Singles Championship.

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• 27.

### Who won the 1984 French Singles Championship?

• A.

Ivan Lendl

• B.

Norman Brookes

• C.

Arthur Gore

• D.

Tony Wilding

A. Ivan Lendl
Explanation
Ivan Lendl won the 1984 French Singles Championship.

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• 28.

### Who won the 1982 U.S. Open Singles Championship in tennis?

• A.

William T. Tilden

• B.

Jean Borotra

• C.

Jack Kramer

• D.

Jimmy Connors

D. Jimmy Connors
Explanation
Jimmy Connors won the 1982 U.S. Open Singles Championship in tennis.

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• 29.

### Who won the 1980 U.S. Open Singles Championship?

• A.

Henri Cochet

• B.

Roy Emerson

• C.

John McEnroe

• D.

Michael Chang

C. John McEnroe
Explanation
John McEnroe won the 1980 U.S. Open Singles Championship.

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• 30.

### Who won the 1973 U.S. Open Singles Championship?

• A.

Andre Gobert

• B.

Herbert Lawford

• C.

John Newcombe

• D.

S.B. Wood

C. John Newcombe
Explanation
John Newcombe won the 1973 U.S. Open Singles Championship.

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