Wimbledon Trivia

Thursday, August 16, 2012 /by

 

 
Test your knowledge in the following Wimbledon quiz featuring.

1) In 1985, which 17-year-old became the youngest men's champion in the history of Wimbledon?
Michael Chang
Pete Sampras
Boris Becker
Anders Jarryd

2) How many men's singles has Pete Sampras won?
8
7
6
5

3) When Jennifer Capriati beat Martina Navratilova in the 1991 quarterfinals, she became the youngest semifinalist in Wimbledon history. Who did she lose to in the next round?
Gabriela Sabatini
Mary Joe Fernandez
Steffi Graf
Monica Seles

4) Serena Williams reached the Wimbledon final three consecutive times before falling in the third round in 2005. Who was the 30-year-old that upset her?
Virginie Razzano
Karolina Sprem
Ai Sugiyama
Jill Craybas

5) In 2003, which player ranked outside the Top 200 shocked top-seeded Lleyton Hewitt in the opening round?
Ivo Karlovic
Rafael Nadal
Feliciano Lopez
Robin Soderling

6) In 2005, this American woman became the lowest-seeded player (at No. 14) ever to win a Wimbledon title.
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Lindsay Davenport
Maria Sharapova

7) Martina Navratilova lost just three games in the 1983 Wimbledon final en route to her fourth crown in six years. Who was on the losing end?
Hana Mandlikova
Billie Jean King
Chris Evert
Andrea Jaeger

8) Arthur Ashe became the first African-American man to take home a Wimbledon title in what year?
1974
1975
1976
1977

9) John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors in the 1984 final, becoming the first American to win back-to-back Wimbledons since this man, in 1937-1938.
Bryan Grant
Don Budge
Frank Parker
Bunny Austin

10) In 1990, Martina Navratilova won a record ninth Wimbledon singles title. Which fellow American did she defeat?
Chris Evert
Mary Joe Fernandez
Zina Garrison
Jennifer Capriati

11) In 2002, Pete Sampras was upset by a 145th-ranked Swiss in the second round. Who stunned the 14-time Grand Slam champ?
George Bastl
Roger Federer
Marc Rosset
Yves Allegro

12) Which Croat won the Wimbledon title in 2001, becoming the first wild card to win a Grand Slam title?
Marin Cilic
Ivan Ljubicic
Mario Ancic
Goran Ivanisevic

13) Top-ranked Martina Hingis was listless in her first-round defeat in 2001. Which player sent her home prematurely?
Anastasia Myskina
Virginia Ruano Pascual
Iva Majoli
Nathalie Dechy

14) This Belarusian caught everyone by surprise in 2000 when he reached the semifinals as a qualifier, before losing to Pete Sampras.
Vladimir Voltchkov
Max Mirnyi
Uladzimir Ignatik
Nikolay Davydenko

15) In 1999, this Australian became the lowest-ranked player ever to defeat a top seed in a Grand Slam, surrendering just two games as she easily handled Martina Hingis.
Sally Peers
Rennae Stubbs
Casey Dellacqua
Jelena Dokic

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