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Where is the term "Battle of the Sexes" used?
In tennis, "Battle of the Sexes" is a term that has been used to describe various exhibition matches played between a man and a woman. Most famously, the term is used for a nationally televised match in 1973, held at the Houston Astrodome, between 55-year-old Bobby Riggs and 29-year-old Billie Jean King, which King won in three sets. The match attracted massive attention and was viewed by an estimated 90 million people around the world. King's win is considered a milestone in public acceptance of women's tennis.
What tennis shoe was originally made for a specific tennis player, but did not sell enough, so they made the shoe for an even more famous tennis player?
The first model of the "Stan Smith" was supposed to be a signature model shoe for the French tennis player Robert Haillet. Not many people bought the shoe. Adidas then asked Stan Smith to have the signature shoe, so he then had his signature shoe. Sales were much more successful than before because of how famous he was.
Which member of the British Royal Family presents the Prizes to the winners at Wimbledon?
Duke or Duchess of Kent
The Reigning Monarch
Prince of Wales
Duke of Cambridge
The numerous honorary functions of Prince of Kent, Edward include the dignity of the Chancellor of the University of Surrey and the presidency of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. At the head of this club, the tennis organizer Wimbledon, he replaced his mother. He hands out the trophy for the winner of the single men's games every year.
How long was the longest single match in the history of tennis? (Wimbledon 2010)
about 20 hours
about 11 hours
about 4 hours
about 2 hours
The longest single match in history played in the first round of Wimbledon 2010 by American John Isner and Frenchman Nicolas Mahut. In total, the match took 11 hours, 5 minutes of play over three days, with a final score of 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 for a total of 183 games. It remains by far the longest match in tennis history, measured both by time and number of games.
Which tennis player won the most titles (in singles) in his career?
By virtue of his long and prolific career, Connors still holds three prominent Open Era men's singles records: 109 titles (the only man to reach 100), 1535 matches played, and 1256 match wins. His titles include eight majors (five US Open, two Wimbledon, one Australian Open), three year-end championships, and 17 Grand Prix Super Series.
Which tennis player won the most titles in her career?
Navratilova holds the records for most singles (167) and doubles titles (177) in the Open Era. Her record as No. 1 in singles (1982–86) remains the most dominant in professional tennis to date. Over five consecutive seasons, she won 428 out of 442 singles matches, averaging fewer than three losses per year to 87 wins, for a sustained winning percentage of 96.8%.
Who holds the world record for the fastest serve in tennis?
The speed of 263 km/h (163.4 mph) in 2012 was measured at the ATP Challenger in Busan. The previous record holder was Croatian Ivo Karlović.
Which team has the most wins in Davis Cup?
The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men's tennis. It is described by the organisers as the "World Cup of Tennis", and the winners are referred to as the World Champion team. Most times the Americans won the Davis Cup - 32 times,
Who holds the world record for the fastest serve by a female tennis player?
A 131.0 mph (210.8 km/h) serve was measured during her first-round encounter against Ana Ivanovic at the 2014 Bank of the West Classic. She also held the record for the most aces in a singles match, hitting 27 aces during her second-round encounter against Belinda Bencic at the 2015 Aegon Classic, until it was surpassed by Kristýna Plíšková at the 2016 Australian Open.
Which tennis player was nicknamed "The Punisher"?
Andre Agassi generally considered by critics and fellow players to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Agassi was 18 years old when he was listed in third place in the world ranking!
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