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QUIZ : How closely have you followed Rafael Nadal’s 20-1 start to the season?

Tennis Majors brings you, tennis enthusiasts, a pop quiz to test your tennis knowledge. Today, let’s replay Rafa Nadal’s brilliant start to the season while he’s resting at home in Spain during the Miami Masters.

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{"question":"What is Nadal\u2019s current ranking in the Race to Turin Standings?","images":["","","",""],"answers":["1","2","3","4"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Correct, he\u2019s leading the 2022 race by a significant margin. The #2 is Stefanos Tsitsipas.","answerWrong":"Wrong ! Did you confuse it with the ATP\u2019s rolling 52-week rankings? Nadal is currently number 4 there, behind Djokovic, Medvedev and even Zverev."}

What is Nadal’s current ranking in the Race to Turin Standings?

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{"question":"Why did Nadal skip Miami ?","images":["","",""],"answers":["Calendar choice","Injury","Unvaccinated"],"answerssymbols":["","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Correct, he wanted a break before the clay season. Only after, did he suffer a rib injury at Indian Wells.","answerWrong":"Wrong, his initial choice was to skip Miami anyway."}

Why did Nadal skip Miami ?

  • Calendar choice
  • Injury
  • Unvaccinated
{"question":"Only one of these opponents hasn\u2019t played Nadal in 2022. Can you name him?","images":["","","",""],"answers":["Andy Murray","Tallon Griekspoor","Yannick Hanfmann","Cameron Norrie"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Correct. He played Murray in December 2021 in an exhibition in Abu Dhabi","answerWrong":"Wrong. The correct answer was: Andy Murray."}

Only one of these opponents hasn’t played Nadal in 2022. Can you name him?

  • Andy Murray
  • Tallon Griekspoor
  • Yannick Hanfmann
  • Cameron Norrie
{"question":"How many Top 10 players has Nadal played in 2022 ?","images":["","","",""],"answers":["1","2","3","4"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct : Rafael Nadal played Daniil Medvedev (2) twice and Matteo Berrettini (7)  once.","answerWrong":"Wrong : Nadal has faced 2 top-10 players so far in 2022, Daniil Medvedev (2) twice and Matteo Berrettini (7)"}

How many Top 10 players has Nadal played in 2022 ?

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{"answertype":"image-text","question":"Only one of these photos was not taken in 2022. Click on it.","images":[{"id":593025,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/03\/20104030\/Nadal_Indian_Wells_pre_final_2022.jpg"},{"id":447984,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/08\/25181254\/NADAL_WASHINGTON_2021.jpg"},{"id":532716,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/01\/03193802\/Nadal-Berrettini-OA-2022.jpg"},{"id":592366,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/03\/13030950\/Nadal_Indian_Wells_2022_win_.jpg"}],"answers":["","","",""],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct: This was taken in 2021 in Washington, D.C.","answerWrong":"Wrong: The correct answer was the second, taken in 2021 in Washington, D.C."}

Only one of these photos was not taken in 2022. Click on it.

{"answertype":"image-text","question":"When will Nadal be back on the Tour ?","images":[{"id":505043,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/10\/25165507\/Monte_Carlo_Masters_Tennis_Europe_OK.jpg"},{"id":403147,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/05\/25205212\/Madrid-Une.jpg"},{"id":403178,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/05\/25205145\/Rome_Foro_Italico_2021.jpg"},{"id":522404,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/12\/05195315\/Nadal.jpg"}],"answers":["Monte-Carlo","Madrid","Roma","He isn\u2019t sure"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[3],"answerRight":"Correct : it's happening now !","answerWrong":"Wrong : he's playing Madrid this week."}

When will Nadal be back on the Tour ?

  • Monte-Carlo
  • Madrid
  • Roma
  • He isn’t sure

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{"question":"What was Nadal\u2019s injury?","images":["","","","","",""],"answers":["First finger left hand","Second rib right side","Third rib left side","Back","Stomach","Left knee"],"answerssymbols":["","","","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Correct: his personal doctor wrote it in a statement.","answerWrong":"Wrong : Nadal suffered a stress to the third rib on the left side."}

What was Nadal’s injury?

  • First finger left hand
  • Second rib right side
  • Third rib left side
  • Back
  • Stomach
  • Left knee
{"question":"What feat did Nadal achieve for the first time in 2022, winning the Australian Open?","images":["","","",""],"answers":["Win a Slam final 7-6 in the fifth","Win a Slam final from two sets to love down","Win a Slam against the #1 seed in final","Beat Medvedev in a final"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct : Nadal never had won a final from two sets to love down. He beat Medvedev  in the Australian Open final, 2-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5","answerWrong":"Wrong : Nadal never had won a final from two sets to love down. He beat Medvedev 2-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5, in the final at Melbourne. He had already beaten Medvedev in the  2019 US Open final, and Medvedev was the #2 seed in Melbourne."}

What feat did Nadal achieve for the first time in 2022, winning the Australian Open?

  • Win a Slam final 7-6 in the fifth
  • Win a Slam final from two sets to love down
  • Win a Slam against the #1 seed in final
  • Beat Medvedev in a final
{"question":"Rafael Nadal is the first player in the Open Era to win two titles or more in each of the four Grand Slam tournaments","images":["",""],"answers":["Yes","No"],"answerssymbols":["",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct : Novak Djokovic has also achieved the feat. Nadal is the fourth player in  Men\u2019s tennis history, alongside Djokovic, Rod Laver and Roy Emerson, to win each of  the four Grand Slams twice.","answerWrong":"Wrong : He is the second after Novak Djokovic, and the fourth in Men\u2019s tennis history  alongside Djokovic, Rod Laver and Roy Emerson."}

Rafael Nadal is the first player in the Open Era to win two titles or more in each of the four Grand Slam tournaments

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{"answertype":"free-text","question":"Name the player (first and last name) beaten by Nadal in final at the Melbourne ATP 250","answerFree":"Maxime Cressy","answerRight":"Correct : Nadal won 7-6, 6-3","answerWrong":"Wrong  : The right answer, well spelled, is Maxime Cressy"}

Name the player (first and last name) beaten by Nadal in final at the Melbourne ATP 250

{"question":"Final question : What did Nadal say about Carlos Alcaraz before their clash in Indian Wells ?","images":["","",""],"answers":["\"Carlos Alcaraz reminds me of myself at 17 or 18\"","\"Carlos Alcaraz will win Roland-Garros one day, for certain\"","\"Carlos is a great player, he's the favorite, I'll try my best\""],"answerssymbols":["","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Congrats. Pretty heavy to handle isn't it ?","answerWrong":"Wrong, he said : \"Carlos Alcaraz reminds me of myself at 17 or 18\". The other options are creations."}

Final question : What did Nadal say about Carlos Alcaraz before their clash in Indian Wells ?

  • “Carlos Alcaraz reminds me of myself at 17 or 18”
  • “Carlos Alcaraz will win Roland-Garros one day, for certain”
  • “Carlos is a great player, he’s the favorite, I’ll try my best”
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