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: 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.
Pete Sampras set a record of 1000 aces in the 1993 season. He became the first tennis player to achieve such a record in one season.
Answer: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a French national, lost to Novak Djokovic in the finals of the 2008 Australian Championship. The outcome of the game was as follows; 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, and 7-6.
Answer: Davis Cup
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.
At the women's singles 2003 Australian Open Championship, Serena defeated her sister Venus in the finals to claim her first women's singles in the Australian Open Championship.
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.
In the USA, the national body that governs the game of tennis is known as the United States Tennis Association (USTA). It was established in 1881.
Answer: Roger Federer
With the exception of Roger Federer, who is from Switzerland, the rest of the players all hail from France.
Answer: Maria Sharapova
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.
Answer: A Singles Match
In the sport of tennis, a game that involves one player on each side is known as a singles match.