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QUIZ: 15 questions to test your Wimbledon knowledge

If you are a Wimbledon and tennis history lover, you should enjoy this quiz !

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{"answertype":"true-false","question":"Roger Federer and Martina Navratilova have won the most singles title in Wimbledon history. They won the same number of titles.","image":{"id":611589,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Wimbledon-trophies.jpg"},"images":["",""],"answers":["\ud83d\udc4d Correct","\ud83d\udc4e Fake news"],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Roger Federer won 8 times between 2003 and 2018. Martina Navratilova, 9 times between 1978 and 1990.","imageAnswerRight":{"id":611563,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Federer_Navratilona_2016.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Roger Federer won 8 times between 2003 and 2018. Martina Navratilova, 9 times between 1978 and 1990.","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":611563,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Federer_Navratilona_2016.jpg"}}

Roger Federer and Martina Navratilova have won the most singles title in Wimbledon history. They won the same number of titles.

  • 👍 Correct
  • 👎 Fake news
{"question":"Only two of these players never won Wimbledon. Tick them.","images":["","","","","","",""],"answers":["Chris Evert","Mats Wilander","Maria Sharapova","Pat Cash","Ivan Lendl","Conchita Martinez","Jimmy Connors"],"answerssymbols":["","","","","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1,4],"answerRight":"Congratulations. Mats Wilander never played a semi-final and Ivan Lendl lost two finals in 1986 and 1987. Pictured: Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert in 1974.","imageAnswerRight":{"id":304865,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/11\/EVERT_CONNORS.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Wilander and Lendl were the names to tick. Mats Wilander never played a semi-final and Ivan Lendl lost two finals in 1986 and 1987. Pictured: Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert in 1974.","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":304865,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/11\/EVERT_CONNORS.jpg"}}

Only two of these players never won Wimbledon. Tick them.

  • Chris Evert
  • Mats Wilander
  • Maria Sharapova
  • Pat Cash
  • Ivan Lendl
  • Conchita Martinez
  • Jimmy Connors
{"question":"On what site do they play Wimbledon ?","image":{"id":81018,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/04\/WIMBLEDON_SITE_MAJORS_panoramic_00002657_000458-1.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Aorangi Park","All England Tennis and Country Club in Wimbledon Park","All England Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club in Wimbledon walk","All England Lawn Racquet Sports and Croquet Club in London"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Correct. You should visit, it's lovely.","answerWrong":"The right answer is the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Aorangi Park"}

On what site do they play Wimbledon ?

  • All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Aorangi Park
  • All England Tennis and Country Club in Wimbledon Park
  • All England Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club in Wimbledon walk
  • All England Lawn Racquet Sports and Croquet Club in London
{"question":"Who played the first ever full match under the Centre Court roof in 2009? (The match is not pictured here)","image":{"id":421495,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/06\/WIMBLEDON_ILLUSTRATION_2012.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["Jo Tsonga and Marcos Baghdatis","Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka","Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka","Venus Williams and Jelena Jankovic"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Yes, that was a 4th round, won 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 by Murray.","imageAnswerRight":{"id":611571,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Andy-Murray_Wimbledon2008_Prosport.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Murray - Wawrinka was the right answer. It was in the 4th the round, won 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 by Murray","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":611571,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Andy-Murray_Wimbledon2008_Prosport.jpg"}}

Who played the first ever full match under the Centre Court roof in 2009? (The match is not pictured here)

  • Jo Tsonga and Marcos Baghdatis
  • Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka
  • Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka
  • Venus Williams and Jelena Jankovic

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{"question":"Goran Ivanisevic lost three Wimbledon finals before he won in 2001, defeating Pat Rafter. Who beat him when he was a runner-up?","image":{"id":280654,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/08\/IVANISEVIC_panoramic_00006470_000002.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["Stich and Federer","Agassi and Sampras","Krajicek and Sampras","Sampras and Hewitt"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct : Andre Agassi (1992) and Pete Sampras (1994 and 1998, pictured here)","imageAnswerRight":{"id":611572,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Goran-Ivanisevic_Wimbledon98_Sporting-Pictures.jpg"},"answerWrong":"No, the right answer was Andre Agassi (1992) and Pete Sampras (1994 and 1998, pictured here)"}

Goran Ivanisevic lost three Wimbledon finals before he won in 2001, defeating Pat Rafter. Who beat him when he was a runner-up?

  • Stich and Federer
  • Agassi and Sampras
  • Krajicek and Sampras
  • Sampras and Hewitt
{"question":"Only ONE of these matches was a Wimbledon final. Tick it.","images":["","","","","",""],"answers":["Sampras - Federer","Sampras - Agassi","Murray - Nadal","Federer - Isner","Djokovic - Berdych","Rafter - Hewitt"],"answerssymbols":["","","","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct. That was in 1999 - a Sampras triumph (6\u20133, 6\u20134, 7\u20135)","imageAnswerRight":{"id":611574,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Sampras_Agassi_Wimbledon.jpg"},"answerWrong":"The only correct answer was Sampras - Agassi. The final happened in 1999 for a Sampras triumph (6\u20133, 6\u20134, 7\u20135)"}

Only ONE of these matches was a Wimbledon final. Tick it.

  • Sampras – Federer
  • Sampras – Agassi
  • Murray – Nadal
  • Federer – Isner
  • Djokovic – Berdych
  • Rafter – Hewitt
{"question":"  There has only been one triple bagel (a 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 win) in the history of Wimbledon. Who achieved it?","image":{"id":611592,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Triple_Bagel.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["Roger Federer","Stefan Edberg","Rod Laver","Ivan Lendl"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[1],"answerRight":"Correct. Edberg beat Stefan Eriksson in 1987. He would win his first crown the year after.","imageAnswerRight":{"id":515141,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/11\/Stefan-Edberg-Wimbledon-1993-Imago-_-Panoramic.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Stefan Edberg beat Stefan Eriksson with a triple bagel in 1987!","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":515141,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/11\/Stefan-Edberg-Wimbledon-1993-Imago-_-Panoramic.jpg"}}

There has only been one triple bagel (a 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 win) in the history of Wimbledon. Who achieved it?

  • Roger Federer
  • Stefan Edberg
  • Rod Laver
  • Ivan Lendl
{"question":" In 2004, Venus Williams was playing Karolina Sprem and struggling, trailing 7-6, 6-6, 1-2 in the tiebreak. What happened next?","image":{"id":611570,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Venus-Williams_Wimbledon2004_Fotosports.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["The court sprung a leak","She tripped over and was injured","There was a five-hour rain delay","The umpire incorrectly awarded a point to Sprem instead of second serve"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[3],"answerRight":"You got it, and legend Venus went on to lose !","answerWrong":"It happened: the umpire incorrectly awarded a point to Sprem instead of second serve, and Sprem went on to win"}

In 2004, Venus Williams was playing Karolina Sprem and struggling, trailing 7-6, 6-6, 1-2 in the tiebreak. What happened next?

  • The court sprung a leak
  • She tripped over and was injured
  • There was a five-hour rain delay
  • The umpire incorrectly awarded a point to Sprem instead of second serve
{"question":"Who is the only player in a Grand Slam in the Open era to complete a golden set - winning every single point - at Wimbledon in 2012?","image":{"id":611593,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Gold.jpg"},"images":["","","","","",""],"answers":["Yaroslava Shvedova","Marat Safin","Maria Sharapova","Tomas Berdych","Steffi Graf","Roger Federer"],"answerssymbols":["","","","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Yes, she did it against Sara Errani of Italy in the third round. Final score: 6-0, 6-4.","imageAnswerRight":{"id":611575,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Yaroslava-Shvedova_Wimbledon2016_AI-Reuters.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Yaroslava Shvedova, from Kazakhstan, did it against Sara Errani of Italy in the third round. Final score: 6-0, 6-4.","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":611575,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Yaroslava-Shvedova_Wimbledon2016_AI-Reuters.jpg"}}

Who is the only player in a Grand Slam in the Open era to complete a golden set – winning every single point – at Wimbledon in 2012?

  • Yaroslava Shvedova
  • Marat Safin
  • Maria Sharapova
  • Tomas Berdych
  • Steffi Graf
  • Roger Federer
{"question":"Let's go vintage. Here is a list of players. Every player won Wimbledon in the associated year. Tick the three wrong associations","image":{"id":403012,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/05\/Anthony_Wilding_1915.jpg"},"images":["","","","","","","","",""],"answers":["Spencer Gore - 1877","Anthony Wilding - 1913","Fred Perry - 1922","Tony Trabert - 1955","Rod Laver - 1969","Manuel Santana - 1976","John McEnroe - 1984","Bj\u00f6rn Borg - 1991","Lleyton Hewitt - 2002"],"answerssymbols":["","","","","","","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2,5,7],"answerRight":"Wow you know your classics, professor. Congratulations.","imageAnswerRight":{"id":313275,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/12\/Bjorn-Borg.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Rights answers (meaning wrong associations) were Perry (pictured here), Santana and Borg. Fred Perry was active later than 1922 (he won in 1934, 35, 36), Santana was active ten years earlier (he won in 1966) and Borg was active again in 1991 but he was certainly better between 1976 and 1980, when he won.","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":605531,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/06\/Fred-Perry-Wimbledon-1936.jpg"}}

Let’s go vintage. Here is a list of players. Every player won Wimbledon in the associated year. Tick the three wrong associations

  • Spencer Gore – 1877
  • Anthony Wilding – 1913
  • Fred Perry – 1922
  • Tony Trabert – 1955
  • Rod Laver – 1969
  • Manuel Santana – 1976
  • John McEnroe – 1984
  • Björn Borg – 1991
  • Lleyton Hewitt – 2002
{"answertype":"free-text","question":"Wimbledon was first played in 1877 but in which year did it move to its current Church Road site? Type the year","answerFree":"1922","answerRight":"Correct. You remember the Centenary Ceremony don't you ?","imageAnswerRight":{"id":610319,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Federer_McEnroe_2022.jpg"},"answerWrong":"You missed it. You should remember the Centenary Ceremony this year !","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":610319,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Federer_McEnroe_2022.jpg"}}

Wimbledon was first played in 1877 but in which year did it move to its current Church Road site? Type the year

{"question":"What is the significance of this score in Wimbledon history: 18-16","images":["","","",""],"answers":["\u00a0It was the score in the legendary\u00a0tiebreak\u00a0between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe in 1980, won by McEnroe","It was the score in the final set tiebreak in 2019 when Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer","It was the score in the final set when Rafael Nadal won against Roger Federer in 2008","It was the score in the final set when Kevin Anderson beat John Isner in the semi-finals in 2018"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"Correct ! One of the greatest moments in tennis history. Final score: 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7 (16-18), 8-6... for Borg.","imageAnswerRight":{"id":303970,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/11\/panoramic_00000740_000186.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Wrong answer. That was Borg - McEnroe 1980 of course ! Final score: 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7 (16-18), 8-6... for Borg.","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":303970,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2020\/11\/panoramic_00000740_000186.jpg"}}

What is the significance of this score in Wimbledon history: 18-16

  •  It was the score in the legendary tiebreak between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe in 1980, won by McEnroe
  • It was the score in the final set tiebreak in 2019 when Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer
  • It was the score in the final set when Rafael Nadal won against Roger Federer in 2008
  • It was the score in the final set when Kevin Anderson beat John Isner in the semi-finals in 2018
{"question":"Seven-time champion Steffi Graf reached the last 16 on her debut at Wimbledon in 1984, when she was 15. Who beat her?","image":{"id":595743,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/04\/Steffi_Graf_1986.jpg"},"images":["","","",""],"answers":["Sue Barker\u00a0","Bettina Bunge","Jo Durie","Susan Mascarin"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Correct. The Brit won 3-6, 6-3, 9-7. Susan Mascarin was beaten by Graf in the first round, Sue Barker was beaten by Graf in the second round. Bettina Bunge was beaten by Graf in the third round.","answerWrong":"Joe Durin was the correct answer (3-6, 6-3, 9-7). Susan Mascarin was beaten by Graf in the first round, Sue Barker was beaten by Graf in the second round. Bettina Bunge was beaten by Graf beat in the third round."}

Seven-time champion Steffi Graf reached the last 16 on her debut at Wimbledon in 1984, when she was 15. Who beat her?

  • Sue Barker 
  • Bettina Bunge
  • Jo Durie
  • Susan Mascarin
{"question":"What incredible thing happened to former Wimbledon finalist Vere St Leger Goold?","images":["","","",""],"answers":["He was arrested and convicted of a murder","He became Prime Minister","He changed sports to horse racing and won the Derby","He married a princess in the English royal family"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[0],"answerRight":"You really knew the story? Yes the guy was not only able to do tennis shots. :(","imageAnswerRight":{"id":611577,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Vere-St-Leger-Goold-crime.jpg"},"answerWrong":"Dramatic ending. He became a murderer in 1907.  Irishman Vere St Leger Goold, the runner-up in 1879, was arrested and convicted of the murder of a Swedish woman, Marie Levin.","imageAnswerWrong":{"id":611577,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Vere-St-Leger-Goold-crime.jpg"}}

What incredible thing happened to former Wimbledon finalist Vere St Leger Goold?

  • He was arrested and convicted of a murder
  • He became Prime Minister
  • He changed sports to horse racing and won the Derby
  • He married a princess in the English royal family
{"answertype":"image-text","question":"Only one of this photos was not taken in 2022","images":[{"id":610893,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/PANORAMIC_235279_0299.jpg"},{"id":611079,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Nick_Kyrgios_Wimbledon_2022-1.jpg"},{"id":423509,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2021\/07\/Ons_Jabeur_Wimbledon_2021-1.jpg"},{"id":610751,"url":"https:\/\/www.tennismajors.com\/app\/uploads\/2022\/07\/Ajla_Tomljanovic_Wimbledon-2022_SIPA.jpg"}],"answers":["Djokovic flying","Kyrgios lying on the grass","Ons Jabeur falling","Tomljanovic smiling"],"answerssymbols":["","","",""],"correctAnswers":[2],"answerRight":"Correct. This picture was Jabeur's celebration when she dominated Muguruza in the fourth round in 2021","answerWrong":"The correct answer was Ons Jabeur. It was a 2021 celebration!"}

Only one of this photos was not taken in 2022

  • Djokovic flying
  • Kyrgios lying on the grass
  • Ons Jabeur falling
  • Tomljanovic smiling
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