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Quiz: 15 questions to test your US Open knowledge!

Are you up to speed on your US Open history? Then prove it by taking our quiz!

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How well do you think you know the US Open? Before you glue yourself to your television for two weeks, watching the last Grand Slam of the 2022 season, test your knowledge of the American Grand Slam by taking our quiz – good luck!

{"question":"The US Open was the first Grand Slam to offer equal prize money to men and women. What was the first year that they did it? ","image":{"id":619661,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26145157\/Dollars_US_Open.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["1968","1978","1973","1946"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Nailed it! 1973 was the year that changed everything (they didn\u2019t offer prize money at any Slams until the Open Era started in 1968) ","answerWrong":"Missed! 1973 was the year that changed everything (they didn\u2019t offer prize money at any Slams until the Open Era started in 1968)"}

The US Open was the first Grand Slam to offer equal prize money to men and women. What was the first year that they did it?

  • 1968
  • 1978
  • 1973
  • 1946
{"question":"In 2021 Emma Raducanu made history at the US Open by ...","image":{"id":490484,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/09\/25172104\/raducanu_trophee_usopen_2021.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["\u00a0Becoming the first British champion","Becoming the youngest champion","Becoming the first player to win the title on her main draw debut","Becoming the first qualifier to ever win a Grand Slam title"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[3],"answerRight":"Perfect! Raducanu was the first qualifier, Tracy Austin, the 1979 women\u2019s singles champion, is the youngest champion in US Open history (male or female), and Bianca Andreescu in 2019 was the first to win the title on her main draw debut ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":502225,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/09\/25170550\/Raducanu_US-Open_2021.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Unforced error! Raducanu was the first qualifier to win the US Open, Tracy Austin, the 1979 women\u2019s singles champion, is the youngest champion in US Open history (male or female), and Bianca Andreescu in 2019 was the first to win the title on her main draw debut ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":591059,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/02\/23083122\/Raducanu_Australian-Open_2022.jpg"}}

In 2021 Emma Raducanu made history at the US Open by …

  •  Becoming the first British champion
  • Becoming the youngest champion
  • Becoming the first player to win the title on her main draw debut
  • Becoming the first qualifier to ever win a Grand Slam title
{"question":"Which of these players won the US Open after saving a match point previously in the tournament? Tick the ones that did it. ","images":["","","",""],"answers":["Novak Djokovic\u00a0","Andy Roddick","Rafael Nadal","Stan Wawrinka"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0,1,3],"answerRight":" Well done!  Djokovic did it in 2011, Roddick did it in 2003, Nadal never did it, Wawrinka did it in 2016. ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":262519,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/06\/26043313\/novakdjokovic-cropped_1azs70rvmp52011p2v2kbaam0o.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Not quite\u2026  Djokovic did it in 2011, Roddick did it in 2003, Nadal never did it, Wawrinka did it in 2016. ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":306559,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/11\/25234544\/NOVAK_DJOKOVIC_MASTERS_2020-2.jpg"}}

Which of these players won the US Open after saving a match point previously in the tournament? Tick the ones that did it.

  • Novak Djokovic 
  • Andy Roddick
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Stan Wawrinka

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{"question":"How many years was the US Open played on clay? ","image":{"id":311586,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/12\/25233036\/ATP_WTA_2021_Calendar-Tennis_Majors_Illustration.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["\u00a0None, it is a hard court tournament","Just one, because Arthur Ashe Stadium was being renovated","Three","Four"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Well done! The US Open was played on clay from 1975 to 1977","answerWrong":"Incorrect\u2026  The US Open was played on clay from 1975 to 1977"}

How many years was the US Open played on clay?

  •  None, it is a hard court tournament
  • Just one, because Arthur Ashe Stadium was being renovated
  • Three
  • Four
{"question":"Who is the youngest player, male and female combined, to win a match at the US Open? ","image":{"id":619663,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26145854\/USA_young.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["Pete Sampras","Tracy Austin","Mary Joe Fernandez ","Carlos Alcaraz"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Nice one! Mary Joe Fernandez won a match at 14 years and 8 days in 1985. Austin is the youngest singles champion ever, Sampras is the youngest men\u2019s singles champion ever.  You should be in the Hall of Fame! ","answerWrong":"Incorrect\u2026 Mary Joe Fernandez won a match at 14 years and 8 days in 1985. Austin is the youngest singles champion ever, Sampras, who win the title at 19 in 1990, is the youngest men\u2019s singles champion ever. Keep trying, take it point by point. "}

Who is the youngest player, male and female combined, to win a match at the US Open?

  • Pete Sampras
  • Tracy Austin
  • Mary Joe Fernandez
  • Carlos Alcaraz
{"answertype":"free-text","question":"In what year did Arthur Ashe Stadium become the main show court at the US Open? (write your answer) ","image":{"id":465384,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/08\/25175557\/Arthur-Ashe-Stadium.jpg"},"answerFree":"1997","answerRight":"Correct! The stadium was completed in 1997, and replaced the old Louis Armstrong Stadium as the No.1 show court. We celebrate the 25th anniversary of Arthur Ashe Stadium this year. Glad you got it \u2013 he\u2019s one of the biggest heroes our sport has ever seen. ","answerWrong":"Not quite! The stadium was completed in 1997, and replaced the old Louis Armstrong Stadium as the No.1 show court. We celebrate the 25th anniversary of Arthur Ashe Stadium this year. "}

In what year did Arthur Ashe Stadium become the main show court at the US Open? (write your answer)

{"answertype":"free-text","question":"Who was the last top seed to lose in the US Open first round? (Write your answer as follows: name, year, with a capital letter for the first letter. Exemple: Stan Smith, 1972))","answerFree":"Simona Halep, 2018","answerRight":"Correct! Top-seeded Stefan Edberg lost to Alexander Volkov in the first round in 1990, but he wasn\u2019t the last top seed to lose in round one. Simona Halep fell to Kaia Kanepi in round one in 2018! You\u2019ve been paying attention from day 1! ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":335546,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/04\/25211414\/simona-halep_11cd6t9rspar81jaq1vxoatwgd.jpg"},"answerWrong":"You missed it! Top-seeded Stefan Edberg lost to Alexander Volkov in the first round in 1990, but he wasn\u2019t the last top seed to lose in round one. Simona Halep fell to Kaia Kanepi in round one in 2018! What, do you only watch the finals??? ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":335546,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/04\/25211414\/simona-halep_11cd6t9rspar81jaq1vxoatwgd.jpg"}}

Who was the last top seed to lose in the US Open first round? (Write your answer as follows: name, year, with a capital letter for the first letter. Exemple: Stan Smith, 1972))

{"question":"What is the seating capacity of Arthur Ashe Stadium? ","image":{"id":612898,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/17080459\/The-Arthur-Ashe-Stadium-at-Flushing-Meadows.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["\u00a030,659","18,551","23,771","16,554"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Correct!  According to the US Open media guide the current capacity is 23,771 making it by far the largest permanent showcourt in tennis. Some say it is too big, what do you think? ","answerWrong":"Sorry! According to the US Open media guide the current capacity is 23,771 making it by far the largest permanent showcourt in tennis. Nice try, you\u2019ll get \u2018em next time. "}

What is the seating capacity of Arthur Ashe Stadium?

  •  30,659
  • 18,551
  • 23,771
  • 16,554
{"question":"Who played in the first US Open match with the roof closed over Arthur Ashe Stadium, in 2016? ","image":{"id":292531,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/09\/26011321\/panoramic_PANOUSOba01092016.038-scaled.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["Nadal ","Serena ","Nishikori ","Jack Sock "],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Got it! Rafael Nadal defeated Andreas Seppi, 6-0, 7-5, 6-1 on August 31, 2016, in the first match under the roof on Ashe. You know your trivia, friend! ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":297919,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/10\/26003435\/Nadal-10.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Oops\u2026 Rafael Nadal defeated Andreas Seppi, 6-0, 7-5, 6-1 on August 31, 2016, in the first match under the roof on Ashe. Don\u2019t feel bad, it was a tricky one! ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":297919,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/10\/26003435\/Nadal-10.jpg"}}

Who played in the first US Open match with the roof closed over Arthur Ashe Stadium, in 2016?

  • Nadal
  • Serena
  • Nishikori
  • Jack Sock
{"answertype":"free-text","question":"Who owns the longest Open Era winning streak at the US Open, and how long was it? (write your answer as follows: last name, #, as in Keys, 33)","answerFree":"Federer, 40","answerRight":"Correct!  Roger Federer won 40 on the trot in NY, from 2004 to 2009. The streak was snapped in the 2009 final when he lost to Juan Martin del Potro in four sets. Well done, it was an unforgettable final, wasn\u2019t it? ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":313542,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/12\/25232008\/Federer-Open-Australie-2020.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Unforced error!  Roger Federer won 40 on the trot in NY,, from 2004 to 2009. The streak was snapped in the 2009 final when he lost to Juan Martin del Potro in four sets. Well done, it was an unforgettable final, wasn\u2019t it? ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":313781,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/12\/25231846\/Roger_Federer_forfait_Open_Australie.jpg"}}

Who owns the longest Open Era winning streak at the US Open, and how long was it? (write your answer as follows: last name, #, as in Keys, 33)

{"question":"Who holds the Open Era record for most consecutive US Open finals played? ","images":["","","",""],"answers":["Chris Evert, 6 ","Roger Federer, 9","Pete Sampras, 8","Ivan Lendl, 8"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[3],"answerRight":"Well done! Lendl played eight straight finals from 1982 to 1989. Evert played six from 1975 to 1980, Federer played six from 2004 to 2009, Sampras played three from 2000 to 2002. ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":299269,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/10\/26002525\/Ivan-Lendl-US-Open.jpg"},"answerWrong":"You missed it!  \u2013 Lendl played eight straight finals from 1982 to 1989. Evert played six from 1975 to 1980, Federer played six from 2004 to 2009, Sampras played three from 2000 to 2002. Maybe you weren\u2019t born in the 80s? Keep trying, the next one is yours! ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":299269,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/10\/26002525\/Ivan-Lendl-US-Open.jpg"}}

Who holds the Open Era record for most consecutive US Open finals played?

  • Chris Evert, 6
  • Roger Federer, 9
  • Pete Sampras, 8
  • Ivan Lendl, 8
{"question":"Which jazz artist is the US Open\u2019s second biggest court named after? ","image":{"id":619666,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26150928\/Jazz_US_Open.jpg"},"images":["","","","",""],"answers":["Dizzy Gillespie ","Kenny G","Coltrane","Miles Davis ","Louis Armstrong"],"answerssymbols":["","","","",""],"correctAnswers":[4],"answerRight":"Correct: Armstrong, who lived in Queens from 1943 to 1971, is the one. You are a jazz expert?","imageAnswerRight":{"id":619671,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26152149\/Louis_Armstrong_Stadium_USOpen-1.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Incorrect: Armstrong, who lived in Queens from 1943 to 1971, is the one. You don\u2019t like jazz?","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":619671,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26152149\/Louis_Armstrong_Stadium_USOpen-1.jpg"}}

Which jazz artist is the US Open’s second biggest court named after?

  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Kenny G
  • Coltrane
  • Miles Davis
  • Louis Armstrong
{"question":"Who is the last man under 6\u20190\u201d to win the US Open men\u2019s singles title? ","images":["","","",""],"answers":["Federer ","Hewitt ","Agassi ","Wilander "],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct! Hewitt (all 5\u201910\u201d of him) won it in 2001, Federer is 6\u20191\u201d, Agassi won his last US Open title in 1999, and Wilander is 6\u201d0 and last won the title in 1988. Well done! ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":316579,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/01\/25230104\/Lleyton-Hewitt-wins-the-2001-US-Open.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Incorrect! Hewitt (5\u201910\u201d) won it all in 2001, Federer is 6\u20191\u201d, Agassi won his last US Open title in 1999, and Wilander is 6\u201d0 and last won the title in 1988. It\u2019s a tricky one, we got it wrong also\u2026 ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":316579,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/01\/25230104\/Lleyton-Hewitt-wins-the-2001-US-Open.jpg"}}

Who is the last man under 6’0” to win the US Open men’s singles title?

  • Federer
  • Hewitt
  • Agassi
  • Wilander
{"answertype":"free-text","question":"Who is the only player to win the US Open on three different surfaces? (Write first and last name of the player)","answerFree":"Jimmy Connors","answerRight":"Correct: Connors, who won on grass in \u201874, clay in \u201876 and hard court in \u201878, \u201882 and \u201883. You know your US Open history - do you work in a library? ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":619673,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26153225\/Connors_1976_USOpen.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Incorrect: Did you not know of the versatility of Jimbo Connors, the only man to win the US Open on all three surfaces? It was a long time ago, don\u2019t be too hard on yourself! ","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":619673,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26153225\/Connors_1976_USOpen.jpg"}}

Who is the only player to win the US Open on three different surfaces? (Write first and last name of the player)

{"question":"The US Open is played in what borough of New York City? ","image":{"id":619675,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26153555\/New_York_City_USA.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["Manhattan ","The Bronx","Queens ","Brooklyn "],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Correct! Queens, the home of the New York Mets is the place. Has a nice ring to it doesn\u2019t it? ","imageAnswerRight":{"id":619677,"url":"https:\/\/assets.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/08\/26153828\/Queens_NYCity.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Wrong! The US Open is in Queens, which is one of five New York boroughs. If you are from New York, you are in big trouble. If not, it\u2019s understandable to get it wrong. "}

The US Open is played in what borough of New York City?

  • Manhattan
  • The Bronx
  • Queens
  • Brooklyn
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