50 Tennis Questions

By Claire

Are you ready to test your serve on the tennis trivia court?

Whether you’re an ace at tennis knowledge or just starting your rally in the sport’s history, our compilation of 50 tennis quiz questions and answers is set to challenge every corner of your tennis wisdom.

Dive in and discover if you’re the ultimate Grand Slam guru or if there’s still more for you to learn about this electrifying sport!

Tennis Quiz Questions and Answers: Round 1

1. Who was the first unseeded man to win Wimbledon?

Boris Becker

2. Who did Andy Murray beat in the final of Wimbledon 2016?

Milos Raonic

3. How many times did Martina Navratilova win the Wimbledon singles?


4. What was Evonne Goolagong’s married name?


5. Which Australian pair dominated the men’s doubles in the late 1960s?

Newcombe and Roche

6. Who is the only black American to have won the men’s singles at Wimbledon?

Arthur Ashe

7. Who is Czech Cyril Suk’s famous sister?

Helena Sukova

8. In which year did Ivan Lendl win Wimbledon?

He never won it

9. Which British pair won the Wimbledon mixed doubles in 1987?

Jeremy Bates & Jo Durie

10. Roger Federer hails from which country?


Tennis Questions: Round 2

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11. Which woman French player won the Australian Open in 1995?

Mary Pierce

12. Who is the elder of the two tennis-playing Williams sisters?


13. Which cup for women was contested between the US and Britain?

Wightman Cup

14. Where is the final of the US Open played?

Flushing Meadow

15. Which US champion was married to British player John Lloyd?

Chris Evert

16. Who was the first male tennis player to win 100 tournaments?

Jimmy Connors

17. Which two women competed in the all-British Wimbledon final in 1961?

Christine Truman and Angela Mortimer

18. What is the international team competition for men called?

Davis Cup

19. What are the colours of the All England Lawn Tennis Club?

Green and Purple

20. In 1996, 1997, 2003 and 2004 Tim Henman went out of Wimbledon at which stage?


Tennis Trivia: Round 3

21. What did line judge Dorothy Brown do in a 1964 Wimbledon match?

Fell asleep

22. Whom did Virginia Wade beat in the final to win Wimbledon in 1977?

Betty Stove

23. Which German won the Wimbledon men’s singles in 1991?

Michael Stich

24. Who won his first US Open title in 1990?

Pete Sampras

25. Which American won the ladies’ singles and doubles at Wimbledon in 1999?

Lindsay Davenport

26. What is the surface of the courts at Roland Garros in Paris?


27. Why did Catherine McTavish make Wimbledon history in 1979?

Its first woman umpire

28. Which Greek Cypriot lost the men’s final at the Australian Open in 2006?

Marcos Baghdatis

29. What is the score in tennis when the tie-break is introduced?

Six games all

30. Which sisters won Olympic gold in tennis in 2000?

Venus and Serena Williams

Round 4

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31. How did Richard Rasking compete in the 1977 US Open ladies’ singles championship?

‘He’ became a she – Renee Richards, and competed after winning a court case against the US Tennis Association

32. Which female tennis player has won the most major singles titles – 24?

Margaret Court

33. Which Grand Slam title eluded Pete Sampras?

French Open

34. Which two players contested three successive Wimbledon finals in 1988-90?

Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker won in 1988 and 1990

35. Who did Andre Agassi beat in the final for his only singles victory at Wimbledon?

Goran Ivanisevic

36. Who was he Bounding Basque, a Frenchman who won Wimbledon in 1924 and 1926?

Jean Borotra

37. Before Rafael Nadal in 2008, who was the last Spanish player to win the Wimbledon Men’s singles title, forty-two years previously?

Manuel Santana

38. Who partnered John Newcombe to twelve Grand Slam men’s doubles titles?

Tony Roche

39. Which two American players are the only two women to have beaten Steffi Graf in a Wimbledon ladies’ singles final?

Martina Navratilova and Lindsay Davenport

40. Who is the only French winner of a Wimbledon singles title since 1946?

Amelie Mauresmo in 2006

Round 5

41. Other than Americans, who were the last two players from the same country to win the ladies’ and men’s singles titles in the same year at Wimbledon?

Michael Stich and Steffi Graf in 1991

42. Who knocked out both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon in 2010 en route to the final?

Tomas Berdych

43. Which two countries won every Davis Cup played between 1946 and 1973? Who broke the hegemony in controversial circumstances in 1974?

USA and Australia – South Africa (they won the final by a walk-over as India refused to play them)

44. France won the Davis Cup for the first time in 59 years in 1991; which two left-handers made up their team in the final, both beating Pete Sampras?

Guy Forget and Henri Leconte

45. Which three double pairings have won all four Grand Slam titles in the last twenty years?

Bob and Mike Bryan, Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde, Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis

46. From 2006 to 2012 all but two of the men’s singles Grand Slam titles available were won by Federer, Nadal or Djokovic; who bucked the trend?

Jan Martin del Potro (2009) and Andy Murray (2012) both won the US Open

47. Who won the most Grand Slam singles titles: Martina Hingis, Kim Clijsters or Justine Henin?

Henin, with 7 (Hingis wom 4, Clijsters 3)

48. Pam Shriver won twenty-two Grand Slam titles; good player, Pam, but in what sense did she get lucky?

She was partnered by Martina Navratilova for 20 of those titles/bg_collapse]

49. Who did Martina Navratilova beat five times in the Wimbledon singles finals?

Chris Evert, Steffi Graf and Conchita Martinez

50. Pete Sampras won 7 out of 8 Wimbledon titles between 1993 and 2000; who ambushed him in the quarter-final in 1996 and went on to win the title?

Richard Krajicek


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