Top 10 tennis facts Selected as the most interesting among tennis related questions in Tennis quiz The French Open tennis tournament is named after aviator Roland-Garros. What did he do?He flew across the Mediterranean Sea. Roland Garros gained fame for making the flight from Fréjus in France to Bizerte in Tunisia. The following year, Garros joined the French army at the outbreak of World War I. Garros is sometimes erroneously called the world's first fighter ace. In fact, he shot down only four aircraft; the definition of "ace" is five or more victories.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of aviation facts » Which trophy has a pineapple on its top?Wimbledon Trophy. Pineapple sits atop the Wimbledon cup as an outdated symbol of luxury. Back in 17th-century England pineapples were one of the most sought-after commodities, and thus the pineapple achieved a social status.Created by: globalquiz.orgtrophies facts » Which of the Grand Slam tournaments is played on a clay surface?Roland Garros. Clay courts slow down the ball and produce a high bounce when compared to grass courts or hard courts. For this reason, clay courts take away some of the advantages of big servers and serve-and-volleyers, which makes it hard for these types of players to dominate on the surface. For example, Pete Sampras and who won 14 Grand Slam titles, never won the French Open Other notable players who have won multiple Grand Slam events have never won the French Open, including John McEnroe, Venus Williams, Jimmy ConnorsCreated by: Tschukasport facts » Which tennis player won the most titles in her career? Martina Navrátilová. 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%. Created by: Tschukasport facts » How long was the longest single match in the history of tennis? (Wimbledon 2010)About 11 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.Created by: Tschukasport facts » Which top tennis players are married together?Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi. Steffi Graf married Andre Agassi on 22 October 2001. They have two children.Created by: globalquiz.orgcelebrities facts » Where is Ivan Lendl from?Czechoslovakia. Lendl was born in 1960 into a tennis family in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He relocated to the United States in 1981, first living at the home of mentor and friend, Polish tennis player Wojtek Fibak. He became a United States citizen in 1992, shortly before his retirement.Created by: globalquiz.orgfamous people facts » Who is pictured on the photo?Agnieszka Radwańska, Polish tennis player, highest ranked 2. among tennis players, junior winner of Wimbledon in 2005, senior Wimbledon finalist of 2012.Created by: smyrusport facts » Who is the only athlete in history, who won the Golden Grand Slam? (which includes the Olympic gold)Steffi Graf. In 1988 r Steffi Graf she became the first and only tennis player (male or female) to achieve the Golden Slam by winning all four Grand Slam singles titles and the Olympic gold medal in the same calendar year. Furthermore, she is the only tennis player to have won each Grand Slam event at least four times.Created by: Tschukasport facts » This beautiful tennis player of Polish descent is ...Caroline Wozniacki. Wozniacki was born in Odense, Denmark, the daughter of Polish immigrants, Piotr Woźniacki and Anna Woźniacka. Anna played on the Polish women's national volleyball team, and Piotr played professional association football. The couple moved to Denmark when Piotr signed for the Danish football club Boldklubben 1909.Created by: Tschukasport facts » Play tennis quiz and see all the questions.