10 most difficult tennis riddlesTennis quiz
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.
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.
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.
The French Open tennis tournament is named after aviator Roland-Garros. What did he do?
he invented a monoplane
he flew from Paris to London
he flew across the Mediterranean Sea
he became the first fighter ace of WWI
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.
What tennis shoe was originally made for a specific tennis player, but did not sell enough, so they made the shoe for an even more famous tennis player?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.
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.
In tennis: A property of a ball that rotates forwards as it is moving is called a ...
In ball sports, topspin is a property of a ball that rotates forwards as it is moving. Topspin on a ball propelled through the air imparts a downward force that causes the ball to drop, due to its interaction with the air (see Magnus effect).
Who is the only athlete in history, who won the Golden Grand Slam? (which includes the Olympic gold)
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.
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!
Since when is the Wimbledon held?
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts.