Test Your Knowledge On Tennis?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Alfredhook3
A
Alfredhook3
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2924 | Total Attempts: 2,442,292
Questions: 30 | Attempts: 332

SettingsSettingsSettings
Test Your Knowledge On Tennis? - Quiz

Are you ready for the big quiz on Tennis?


Questions and Answers
  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

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

    • A.

      A Point That Will End The Game

    • B.

      Short For Advantage

    • C.

      Main Court At A Tennis Arena

    • D.

      A Shot Hit From The Wrong Side Of The Body

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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)

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Which American tennis star frequently played her sister in matches?

    • A.

      Serena Williams

    • B.

      Martina Hingis

    • C.

      Amelie Mauresmo

    • D.

      Anna Kournikova

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    Who hit an underhand serve in the finals of Wimbledon?

    • A.

      Xavier Malisse

    • B.

      Mike Bryan

    • C.

      Michael Chang

    • D.

      Max Miyrni

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

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Who won the 2004 U.S. Open?

    • A.

      Alex Olmedo

    • B.

      Roger Federer

    • C.

      Ivan Lendl

    • D.

      Joshua Pim

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

    Rate this question:

  • 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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

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

    • A.

      Pete Sampras

    • B.

      Maurice E. McLoughlin

    • C.

      Rod Laver

    • D.

      Richard N. Williams

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

    Rate this question:

  • 16. 

    Who won the 2002 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Fred Alexander

    • B.

      Donald Budge

    • C.

      William T. Tilden

    • D.

      Albert Costa

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

    Rate this question:

  • 17. 

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

    • A.

      Richard Krajicek

    • B.

      Rafael Osuna

    • C.

      Lleyton Hewitt

    • D.

      Bjorn Borg

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

    Rate this question:

  • 18. 

    Who won the 2001 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Gustavo Kuerten

    • B.

      Bjorn Borg

    • C.

      Fred Perry

    • D.

      Andy Roddick

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

    Rate this question:

  • 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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 22. 

    Who won the 1997 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Gustavo Kuerten

    • B.

      William M. Johnston

    • C.

      William T. Tilden

    • D.

      Arthur Gore

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

    Rate this question:

  • 23. 

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

    • A.

      Joshua Pim

    • B.

      Andre Gobert

    • C.

      Pete Sampras

    • D.

      John Newcombe

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

    Rate this question:

  • 24. 

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

    • A.

      Gar Moon

    • B.

      Pete Sampras

    • C.

      Jack Crawford

    • D.

      Frank Parker

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

    Rate this question:

  • 25. 

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

    • A.

      Max Decugis

    • B.

      Paul Ayme

    • C.

      Stefan Edberg

    • D.

      Mervyn Rose

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

    Rate this question:

  • 26. 

    Who won the 1985 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Pete Sampras

    • B.

      H Ellsworth Vines

    • C.

      Ken Rosewall

    • D.

      Mats Wilander

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

    Rate this question:

  • 27. 

    Who won the 1984 French Singles Championship?

    • A.

      Ivan Lendl

    • B.

      Norman Brookes

    • C.

      Arthur Gore

    • D.

      Tony Wilding

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

    Rate this question:

  • 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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 29. 

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

    • A.

      Henri Cochet

    • B.

      Roy Emerson

    • C.

      John McEnroe

    • D.

      Michael Chang

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

    Rate this question:

  • 30. 

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

    • A.

      Andre Gobert

    • B.

      Herbert Lawford

    • C.

      John Newcombe

    • D.

      S.B. Wood

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

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 20, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Feb 18, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Alfredhook3
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.