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Which famous golf player is nicknamed "Lefty"?

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Answer: Phil Mickelson
American born golfer, Phil Mickelson is popularly called "Lefty". He has won several major championships in his professional career.

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Who did Roger Federer defeat to win his maiden US Open title?

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Answer: Lleyton Hewitt
Roger Federer defeated Lleyton Hewitt in the final match of the 2004 U.S. Open tournament- men's singles. By so doing, he secured his first ever title in the competition.

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Who was the winner of the men's singles of the 2006 Tennis Masters Cup?

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Answer: Roger Federer
Roger Federer beat James Blake to secure the 2006 Tennis Masters Cup, which was his 12th tennis championship title in that year. The tournament was played in China.

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The first ex-tennis female player to be elected as the President of the USTA (United States Tennis Association) is known as?

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Answer: Katrina Adams
Katrina Adams was elected as the 2015 USTA's president. Katrina became the first ex-tennis player and black American to be elected as the president of USTA.

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Who was the cover athlete of the video game "NBA Live 99"?

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Answer: Antoine Walker
In the earlier days of NBA-endorsed videogames, before EA's "NBA Live" franchise was eclipsed by "NBA 2K", the Boston Celtic's Antoine Jamison being featured on the cover of "NBA Live 99" was a big deal.

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How many U.S. Open titles has ex-tennis player, Jimmy Connors won?

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Answer: 5
All through Jimmy Connors' carrier, he has amazed a total of 5 U.S. Open titles. His last title in the U.S. Open came in 1983 where he defended his title by beating Ivan Lendl in the final game of the competition.

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Hall of Fame NBA player Larry Bird also won NBA Coach of the Year while coaching which team?

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Answer: Indiana Pacers
In his first year as coach of the Indiana Pacers (with Indiana being his home state), during the 1997-98 season, Larry Bird won Coach of the Year. This feat made him the only person in the first 70 years of NBA history to have won both this award and MVP.

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Which country won the 2012 Fed Cup?

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Answer: Czech Republic
The Czech Republic defeated Serbia in the final of the 2012 Fed Cup. By so doing, the Czechs successfully retained their title.



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