U.S. Open Trivia

Thursday, August 16, 2012 /by

 

 
Test your knowledge in the following U.S. Open quiz featuring.

1) In 1993, Goran Ivanisevic escaped the longest tiebreak in U.S. Open history, narrowly winning the third set 20-18. Who did the Croat defeat?
Carlos Costa
Jamie Morgan
Daniel Nestor
Jeff Tarango

2) A player has won the U.S. Open 31 times without ever dropping a single set. Who is the only player to accomplish this feat twice?
Tony Trabert
Roger Federer
Andre Agassi
John McEnroe

3) When Andy Roddick won the 2003 U.S. Open, who did he beat in the semifinal after trailing two sets to none?
Marat Safin
Roger Federer
Juan Carlos Ferrero
David Nalbandian

4) Jimmy Connors lost only two games in the 1974 U.S. Open final. Who did Connors pummel into submission that day?
Ilie Nastase
Bjorn Borg
Rod Laver
Ken Rosewall

5) In 1979, this 16-year-old defeated Chris Evert to become the youngest female singles champion in U.S. Open history.
Martina Navratilova
Tracy Austin
Pam Shriver
Kathy Jordan

6) The 2006 U.S. Open marked the first time that instant replay was used in a Grand Slam tournament. Who was the first player to question a shot using it?
Mardy Fish
Robby Ginepri
Andy Roddick
James Blake

7) In Pete Sampras’ inaugural U.S. Open match in 1988, who did he lose to after winning tiebreakers in the first two sets?
George Bastl
Jaime Yzaga
Tood Woodbridge
Andres Gomez

8) Which player holds the record for most men’s matches won at the U.S. Open, with 98?
Ivan Lendl
John McEnroe
Jimmy Connors
Pete Sampras

9) Who snapped John McEnroe’s 26-match winning streak in the semifinal of the 1982 U.S. Open?
Stefan Edberg
Mats Wilander
Ivan Lendl
Jimmy Connors

10) In the 1992 men’s semifinal, Stefan Edberg won a seemingly never-ending match that lasted five hours and 26 minutes. Who did he beat?
Pete Sampras
Andre Agassi
Jim Courier
Michael Chang

11) Martina Navratilova won her 59th Grand Slam title in her final professional match at the 2006 U.S. Open. Who did she team with en route to the mixed doubles crown?
Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Mahesh Bhupathi
Mark Knowles

12) In 1985, this American ousted Sara Gomer to become the youngest female player ever to win a U.S. Open match.
Beth Herr
Gigi Fernandez
Mary Joe Fernandez
Leslie Allen

13) Who is the only man in the Open era to win back-to-back five-setters in a semifinal and final to take the U.S. Open title?
Roger Federer
John McEnroe
Ivan Lendl
Andy Roddick

14) Before losing to Benjamin Becker in his final match in 2006, who did Andre Agassi defeat in an action-packed five-setter that ended well into the night?
Andrei Pavel
Marcos Baghdatis
Sebastien Grosjean
Fernando Verdasco

15) In 1991, the soon-to-be 39-year-old Jimmy Connors came from two sets down to grab an unlikely first-round victory at 1:30 A.M. Who did Connors triumph against?
John McEnroe
Aaron Krickstein
Brad Gilbert
Patrick McEnroe

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