French Open Trivia

Thursday, August 16, 2012 /by

 
Test your knowledge in the following French Open quiz featuring.

1) In 1977, Guillermo Vilas lost just three games in the most lopsided men’s final in French Open history. Who did Vilas beat?
Phil Dent
Brian Gottfried
Raul Ramirez
Jose Higueras

2) Down two sets to none, which 17-year-old rallied to defeat Stefan Edberg in the 1989 final, becoming the youngest French Open men’s champion of all time?
Andre Agassi
Jim Courier
Michael Chang
Boris Becker

3) In 1990, this 16-year-old beat Steffi Graf to became the youngest French Open women’s champion of all time.
Gabriela Sabatini
Monica Seles
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario
Conchita Martinez

4) In 1990, Andre Agassi lost in his first ever Grand Slam final. Which 30-year-old took him down?
Mats Wilander
Stefan Edberg
Henri Leconte
Andres Gomez

5) In 1981, Bjorn Borg won the French Open -- his final Grand Slam title before retiring two years later. Who did Borg defeat in the final?
Ivan Lendl
Jimmy Connors
John McEnroe
Yannick Noah

6) In 1956, this woman became the first ever African-American to win a Grand Slam title.
Lori McNeil
Lucy Diggs Slowe
Althea Gibson
Lucy Diggs Slowe

7) After winning just three games in the first two sets of the 1999 French Open final, Andre Agassi looked as good as gone. Agassi ended up winning the next three sets to take the title and complete the career Grand Slam. Who blew the lead?
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Alex Corretja
Andrei Medvedev
Thomas Enqvist

8) Mary Pierce won the French Open in 2000, becoming the first Frenchwomen to do so since 1967. Who won the title that year?
Noelle van Lottum
Julie Halard-Decugis
Sophie Amiach
Francoise Durr

9) In the 2000 men’s final, Gustavo Kuerten squandered 10 match points before finally putting his opponent in the fourth set. Who was the player that refused to go down quietly?
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Thomas Enqvist
Karim Alami
Franco Squillari

10) It took Fabrice Santoro six hours and 33 minutes to advance to the second round of the 2004 French Open. Who did Santoro outlast in this thrilling five-set match?
Arnaud Clement
Florent Serra
Mathieu Montcourt
Michael Llodra

11) In 2005, Rafael Nadal become the first player in 23 years to win the French Open in his Roland Garros debut. Who was the last player to do it before him?
Bjorn Borg
Ivan Lendl
Mats Wilander
Thomas Enqvist

12) In 1996, Steffi Graf escaped a nail-biter in the longest women’s final in French Open history. Who did Graf beat to win the title?
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
Conchita Martinez
Gabriela Sabatini
Monica Seles

13) After the 1999 women’s final, this player’s mother had to convince her to return to the court to receive the runner-up trophy.
Anna Kournikova
Martina Hingis
Venus Williams
Sergi Bruguera

14) In 1993, this Spaniard defeated Jim Courier in the French Open final.
Sergi Bruguera
Alberto Berasategui
Carlos Costa
Albert Costa

15) Bjorn Borg owns the record for most men’s singles titles at Roland Garros, with six. In 1974 -- at just 18 years old -- who did Borg defeat to win his first?
Harold Solomon
Raul Ramirez
Manuel Orantes
Ilie Nastase

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