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Friday, June 19, 1998 Published at 09:53 GMT 10:53 UK



Match Points

For some, tennis is just another sport. For tennis fans, it is a way of life.
Are you up to speed on your tennis trivia? Test your knowledge of Wimbledon in our interactive quiz.

 


1.
Which male singles player has won the most Wimbledon titles?
a) Rod Laver
b) Bjorn Borg
c) Fred Perry
d) Pete Sampras
 

2.
The first Wimbledon tournament was held in which year?
a) 1865
b) 1900
c) 1877
d) 1850
 

3.
Which of the following years at Wimbledon was there no rain during the tournament?
a) 1997
b) 1996
c) 1995
d) 1994
 

4.
The last British player to win a Wimbledon singles title was:
a) Fred Perry
b) Virginia Wade
c) Venus Williams
d) Buster Mottram
 

5.
What eye-opening event was in the news just prior to the start of the 1996 men’s singles final between Richard Krajicek and Mal Washington?
a) A food fight
b) A brawl between female ball girls
c) A female streaker who ran across Centre Court
d) A line judge tumbling from his chair
 

6.
Which former Wimbledon champion died of Aids in 1993 after contracting the illness through a blood transfusion?
a) Vitas Gerulatis
b) Lewis Hoad
c) Robert Riggs
d) Arthur Ashe
 

7.
In which year did the last British male single’s player make it to the final round?
a) 1955
b) 1920
c) 1938
d) 1977
 

8.
Why was British No 2 Tim Henman disqualified from a Wimbledon first-round doubles match in 1995?
a) For contesting a line judge’s call
b) For smashing his racket
c) For hitting a ball girl
d) For performance-enhancing drugs
 

9.
Which of the following women has NOT been romantically linked to 1996 Wimbledon champion Andre Agassi?
a) Brooke Shields
b) Monica Seles
c) Barbara Streisand
d) Wendy Stewart
 

10.
Nine-time Wimbledon singles champion Martina Navratilova has used the surname of her stepfather since the age of 10. What was her surname before that?
a) Tomanova
b) Subert
c) Siddall
d) McQuillan
 




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