Quiz No 025 : Tennis Quiz 01

Questions

01.)Who is the first African American to win a Grand Slam title?

02.)He was the first player to win a “Career Grand Slam”, winning all four singles titles. He remains the only British player ever to achieve this. He was also a table tennis player and became  World Champion in 1929. Who is he?

03.)Name the only tennis player (male or female) in the history of the game to have won all four Grand Slam singles titles as well as the Olympic gold medal, all in the same calendar year (1988)?

04.)He is a former world No. 1 tennis player from Sweden. He is the first male player to win five Wimbledon titles in the Open Era. But he was never able to win the US Open in four finals appearances. Name him?

05.)Who is the only black player ever to win the men’s  singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open?

06.)She  won the wimbledon championship a record 9 times including a run of six consecutive titles between 1982 to 1987. And also she is the only player in history to have held the top spot in both singles and doubles for over 200 weeks. Who is she? 

07.)Who are the first brother and sister duo in competitive international tennis playing history to both achieve number one rankingsfor Russia?

08.)Who was the only player to win the US Open on three different surfaces: grass, clay, and hard?

09.)Which women player became  victim of an on-court attack, when a man stabbed her in the back with a 9-inch  long while play in in the 1993 citizen’s cup in hamburg?

10.)Who is the only player to twice achieve a Grand Slam in singles, in 1962 and 1969, and the latter remains the only time a man has done so in the Open Era?

Answers

01.) Althea Gibson

02.) Fred Perry

03.) Steffi Graf

04.) Bjorn Borg

05.) Arthur Ashe

06.) Martina Navratilova

07.) Marat Safin and Dinara Safina

08.) Jimmy Conors

09.)Monica Seles

10.) Rod Laver

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