Test Your Knowledge On Wimbledon

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Test Your Knowledge On Wimbledon

Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam competitions. The oldest of the four, they are held late-June to early-July every year. As it begins its 132nd iteration this year, take the following quiz to test how well you know the beautiful game!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the Wimbledon played for the first time? 
    • A. 

      1934

    • B. 

      1850

    • C. 

      1877

    • D. 

      1946

  • 2. 
    Who is responsible for staging the world’s leading tennis tournament (Wimbledon)?
    • A. 

      The crown of England

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      The all England lawn tennis and Croquet Club

    • D. 

      The Croquet Club of New England

  • 3. 
    In what year the ladies played the first ladies’ singles championships (at Wimbledon)?
    • A. 

      1952

    • B. 

      1884

    • C. 

      1934

    • D. 

      1905

  • 4. 
    When was the first time that Wimbledon was held as an open championships?
    • A. 

      1946

    • B. 

      1952

    • C. 

      1968

    • D. 

      1938

  • 5. 
    Who was the first player to win the gentlemen’s singles five times in succession since the 1880’s? 
    • A. 

      John McEnroe

    • B. 

      Pete Sampras

    • C. 

      Roger Federer

    • D. 

      Bjorn Borg

  • 6. 
    Who is the winner of most ladie’s singles championships?
    • A. 

      Martina Navratilova

    • B. 

      Helen Wills

    • C. 

      Steffi Graf

    • D. 

      Gabriela Sabatini

  • 7. 
    What is the total attendance per year between 2002 and 2006 for the two week period championships?
    • A. 

      440,000 to 480,000

    • B. 

      500,000 to 540,000

    • C. 

      220,000 to 260,000

    • D. 

      320,000 to 360,000

  • 8. 
    Who is the youngest player ever to win the gentlemen’s singles Wimbledon championships?
    • A. 

      Andre Agassi

    • B. 

      Pete Sampras

    • C. 

      Boris Becker

    • D. 

      Roger Federer

  • 9. 
    What was the first year that prize money was awarded to players?
    • A. 

      1946

    • B. 

      1968

    • C. 

      1938

    • D. 

      1952

  • 10. 
    What was the men’s single prize money awarded to the champion in 2007?
    • A. 

      £900,000

    • B. 

      £500,000

    • C. 

      £1,000,000

    • D. 

      £700,000

  • 11. 
    What was the total purse for the tournament in 1980?
    • A. 

      £101,234

    • B. 

      £1,461,896

    • C. 

      £293,464

    • D. 

      £532,484