Tennis Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers
Who stormed off court at the end of the 1999 French Open and had
to have her mother coax her back?
A: Martina Hingis
Who was the first black tennis player to win the
A: Arthur Ash
Which tennis player famously yelled "You cannot be
serious!" at an umpire?
A: John McEnroe
Who was the youngest Wimbledon women's champion of the 20th
A: Martina Hingis
At which Hills was US Open tennis played before it moved to
A: Forest Hills.
Who won the ladies singles most times at Wimbledon in the 80s?
A: Martina Navratilova
How much is a tennis ball supposed to weigh?
A: Between 2 and 2-1/16 ounces.
Who was tennis star Monica Seles playing in the 1993 Citizen's Cup
Tournament in Hamburg, Germany, when she was stabbed in the back by a
A: Magdalena Maleeva.
Whose tennis serve was the fastest ever recorded?
A: Bill Tilden's. It was measured at 163.6 miles per hour in 1931.
What did Gussie Moran wear in a tournament in "Egypt nine
months after she stunned the staid Wimbledon crowd by wearing white
A: Black shorts. She explained that she made the change because she had gained 13 pound and her white attire no longer fit.
Who was the first tennis player from an
Iron Curtin country to win
the United States Open?
A: Romanian Ile Nastase in 1972
Who was the only player to win the U.S. Open on three different
surfaces, grass and clay at Forest Hills and hardcourt at Flushing
A: Jimmy Connors
How many games did the longest Wimbledon men's singles match on
A: It went 112 games, with Pancho Gonzalesz beating Charlie Pasarell 22-24,111111-6, 16-14, 6-3, 11-9. It took place in 1969, two years before the tie breaker was introduced to the game.
What American sister and brother won the mixed double championship
at Wimbledon in 1980?
A: Tracy and John Austin
What breakthrough was made by Lili de Alvarez on center court at
Wimbledon in 1931?
A: She wore shorts. She was the first woman to do so at Wimbledon.
In 1999, who became only the fifth man to win all four major
tournaments - Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Australian Open, and the
French Open - completing a career Grand Slam?
A: Andre Agassi.
He was also the first to do it on three
surfaces, the French Open's clay, Wimbledon's grass and what?
A: The concrete of the United States Open and the Australian Open.
previous Grand Slam winners, Don Budge, Fred Perry, Rod Laver and Roy
Emerson won the French Open when it was still played on what?