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!
The national governing body for lawn tennis in Great Britain is known as the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). It was instituted in 1888.
In a tennis game, a fault occurs when a serving player makes a service, without a successful landing of the ball in the opponent's service box. In this situation, the server is then allowed only a second attempt to serve.
Answer: A Singles Match
In the sport of tennis, a game that involves one player on each side is known as a singles match.
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.
In the year 1907, Brookes became the first Australian to win the Wimbledon title. His triumph also meant that he was the first non-British to ever win the title.
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.
Answer: Shingo Kunieda
In 2011, Shingo Kunieda, who is a Japanese international, picked up his fourth title of the Australian Open Wheelchair men's singles Championship. He beat Stephane Houdet in the final game of the tournament.
Answer: Madison Keys
Naomi Osaka was defeated by Madison Keys of America in the third round.
Answer: Mikhail Youzhny
Rafael made to the final by beating Mikhail Youzhny of Russia in the semi-finals of the competition. The outcome of the game was; 6-2, 6-3, and 6-4 in favor of Rafael.
Answer: Novak Djokovic
Djokovic picked up his second title in the 2011 Australian Open men's singles tournament after a successful victory over Andy Murray in the final.