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Who defeated Rafael Nadal at the 2016 men's singles U.S. Open tournament?

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Answer: Lucas Pouille
More information: Rafael Nadal lost in the quarterfinals of the 2016 U.S. Open Champions to French international, Lucas Pouille. The competition was organized at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the City of New York.

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What is the name of the NFL's all-star exhibition game?

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Answer: Pro Bowl
More information: The AFC-NFC Pro Bowl features the best players from the American Football Conference (AFC) against those from the National Football Conference (NFC).

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Which American golfer was nicknamed "The Joplin Ghost"?

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Answer: Horton Smith
More information: Former American golf player, Smith was also known as "The Joplin Ghost". He had a very impressive career, winning the 1934 and the 1936 Maters Tournament. He passed away in 1963.

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Which of the following tournaments is not a Grand Slam tournament in the game of tennis?

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Answer: Davis Cup
More information: In the sport of tennis, the Davis Cup is not a Grand Slam tournament. The Davis Cup is part of the four international team cups. It is a tournament that is played by men's national teams from various nations.

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Which player was the winner of the 2018 men's singles Australian Open Championship?

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Answer: Roger Federer
More information: The 2018 Australian Open men's singles championship saw Roger Federer defend his title. He was victorious over Marin Cilic in the final after a 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, and 6-1 set wins.

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Who was the first non-American to win the Masters Tournament?

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Answer: Gary Player
More information: Gary Player was the first non-American golf player to ever win the Masters Tournament. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He won his first Masters tournament in 1961 and went on to win two more in 1974 and 1978.

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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
More information: 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.

Easy

Simona Halep played in the final of the 2018 Australian Open Championship. Which nation does she hail from?

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Answer: Romania
More information: Simona Halep was born on the 27th of September 1991 in Constanta, Romania.

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Which 2010's NBA player was granted with the nickname "Sauce Castillo"?

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Answer: Nik Stauskas
More information: Shooting guard Nik Stauskas acquired the moniker "Sauce Castillo" due to a closed-captioning error that was made in reference to his real name in 2015.



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