Tennis is such an exciting sport. Here at TQN we have prepared a small set of fun and educational questions quiz to get you to test your knowledge of the sport and its history. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead for the Grand Slam!
Answer: Alona Bondarenko and Kateryna Bondarenko
Alona Bondarenko and Kateryna Bondarenko are both Ukrainian internationals. They won by set results of; 2-6, 6-1, and 6-4 against Victoria Azarenka and Shahar Pe'er in the final.
The French Open Championship is also known as the Roland-Garros Championship. The tournament's venue- Stade Roland-Garros is located in Paris, France. It was named after Roland Garros, who was a veteran World War I French aviator.
Answer: Soft Courts
Soft courts are not a type of tennis court. The rest are all types of playing grounds/surfaces that the game of tennis can be played on.
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.
Answer: Roger Federer
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.
Answer: Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray
Bruno Soares from Brazil and Jamie Murray from Great Britain were the winners of the 2016 U.S. Open men's double Championship title. They defeated Spanish duo, Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the finals.
Answer: Arthur Ashe
Arthur Ashe was an African-American tennis player. He was born in 1943 in Virginia. In 1968, he set a record as the first African-American to win the U.S. Open title. In 1975, Ashe set another record by becoming the first African-American to win the Wimbledon title.
The word "Love" in tennis terms refers to a moment in a tennis game where both players have not scored. This usually takes place at the beginning of the game.
Answer: Fed Cup
The Fed Cup is an international competition for women's team tennis. This Cup was established in 1963 and was initially known as the Federation Cup.
Bye is a term used in tennis to refer to a situation where a player advances to the subsequent stage in a tournament without having to play an opponent. This situation usually occurs in the 1st round of a tennis tournament, and it is often awarded to top-seeded contestants.