Tennis Trivia and Answers

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!

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Victoria Azarenka played in the 2012 women's singles of the U.S. Open tournament. Who did she beat in the semi-finals of the tournament?

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Answer: Maria Sharapova
More information: Maria Sharapova was defeated by Victoria Azarenka in the semi-finals of the 2012 women's singles of the U.S. Open Championship. Victoria Azarenka lost to Serena Williams in the final match of the tournament.

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A tennis game with one player on each side is called?

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Answer: A Singles Match
More information: In the sport of tennis, a game that involves one player on each side is known as a singles match.

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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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In Great Britain, which organization is in charge of lawn tennis?

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Answer: LTA
More information: The national governing body for lawn tennis in Great Britain is known as the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). It was instituted in 1888.

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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.

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Which of the following tennis tournaments is a team event in the ITA Championship?

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Answer: Davis Cup
More information: The ITF runs the Davis Cup and it is a yearly event that is contested between men's teams from various nations under around the world. This tournament is often referred to as "World Cup of Tennis".

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When did female American tennis legend, Serena Williams win her first major tennis championship?

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Answer: 1999
More information: In 1999, at just 17 years old, Serena Williams became a U.S. Open Championship winner, thus, winning her first major tennis tournament in the process.

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An automatic progression by a player to the next stage of a tennis tournament is called?

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Answer: Bye
More information: 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.

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Which tennis player became the first to win more than one singles tournament in the Olympics?

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Answer: Andy Murray
More information: In 2016, Andy Murray set a record as the first tennis player to ever win a singles tournament twice in the history of the Olympics.

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In the 2018 French Open women's singles tournament, Naomi Osaka was defeated in the third round. Who did she lose to?

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Answer: Madison Keys
More information: Naomi Osaka was defeated by Madison Keys of America in the third round.



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