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Wimbledon Quiz

Wimbledon is the most prestigious competition in tennis. How much do you know about this historic tradition?

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Wimbledon is the most prestigious competition in tennis. How much do you know about this historic tradition?

1. Who is the youngest men's singles champion at Wimbledon ever?

  • Fred Perry
  • Bjorn Borg
  • Boris Becker

2. The third time was a charm for this women's singles champion, who beat Nathalie Tauziat in 1998's Wimbledon final after previous losses in the finals to Steffi Graf in 1993 and Martina Hingis in 1997.

  • Lindsay Davenport
  • Jana Novotna
  • Monica Seles

3. What October 1940 disaster destroyed 1,200 seats and caused damages to the grounds that took workers nine years to repair?

  • A fire that started in an ammunition storage shed
  • A bomb that hit Centre Court
  • The crash of a British fighter plane

4. Which player is the all time winningest singles player in Wimbledon history, with nine titles?

  • Martina Navratilova
  • Pete Sampras
  • Rod Laver

5. In 1907, Australia's Norman Brookes became the first champion from overseas to win the men's title. Since then how many men from Great Britain have won the tournament?

  • 2
  • 8
  • 14

6. What makes the courts at Wimbledon unique among Grand Slam locales?

  • They are six inches wider
  • They have grass turf
  • They are surfaced with green clay

7. Who or what appeared at Centre Court for the first time in 1981?

  • Yellow tennis balls
  • On-the-court television cameras
  • A female umpire

8. In addition to lawn tennis, what sport did the All England Club originally play host to when it was founded in 1868?

  • Horse racing
  • Croquet
  • Cricket

9. This eight-time women's Wimbledon champion whose serious demeanor on the court earned her the nickname "Little Miss Pokerface" died on New Year's Day in 1998. Who was she?

  • Lottie Dod
  • Dorothea Douglass Chambers
  • Helen Wills Moody

10. When Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis captured the men's doubles title in 1998, it broke the five-year winning streak of what duo?

  • Jonas Bjorkman & Thomas Johansson
  • Mark Woodforde & Todd Woolbridge
  • Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein

1. Who is the youngest men's singles champion at Wimbledon ever?
Boris Becker

2. The third time was a charm for this women's singles champion, who beat Nathalie Tauziat in 1998's Wimbledon final after previous losses in the finals to Steffi Graf in 1993 and Martina Hingis in 1997.
Jana Novotna

3. What October 1940 disaster destroyed 1,200 seats and caused damages to the grounds that took workers nine years to repair?
A bomb that hit Centre Court

4. Which player is the all time winningest singles player in Wimbledon history, with nine titles?
Martina Navratilova

5. In 1907, Australia's Norman Brookes became the first champion from overseas to win the men's title. Since then how many men from Great Britain have won the tournament?
2

6. What makes the courts at Wimbledon unique among Grand Slam locales?
They have grass turf

7. Who or what appeared at Centre Court for the first time in 1981?
A female umpire

8. In addition to lawn tennis, what sport did the All England Club originally play host to when it was founded in 1868?
Croquet

9. This eight-time women's Wimbledon champion whose serious demeanor on the court earned her the nickname "Little Miss Pokerface" died on New Year's Day in 1998. Who was she?
Helen Wills Moody

10. When Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis captured the men's doubles title in 1998, it broke the five-year winning streak of what duo?
Mark Woodforde & Todd Woolbridge

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