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Sports Trivia Questions - Tennis Trivia
Think you know professional tennis trivia? I’ve put together some sports trivia questions from the world of professional tennis that I think any tennis fan would be interested in.
You may find some of these tennis trivia questions a little easier than some of the others, but I think you will find all of them to be challenging.
Test yourself and see how you do.
10 correct – You win your first major championship.
7-9 correct – You win the match.
4-6 correct – You win the first set.
1-3 correct – Your first service return ends up 20 rows deep.
0 correct – You realize halfway through the first set that your racket has no strings.
Professional Tennis Sports Trivia Questions
1. Who has won the most career singles titles in professional men’s tennis?
2. Which professional tennis player won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 Grand Slam doubles titles and 10 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles?
3. Five professional tennis players (3 women and 2 men) have won the Grand Slam in singles. (Winning all four majors in the same calendar year.) Can you name them?
4. Jimmy Connors won two Grand Slam doubles titles in his career. Who was his partner for both titles?
5. Bjorn Borg, one of the greatest tennis players of all time won 11 Grand Slam titles. Which one(s) didn’t he win?
6. Who is the only man to win the U.S. Open singles championship on grass, clay and hard court surfaces?
7. John McEnroe’s famous line, “You cannot be serious” was directed at an umpire in 1981 during what event?
8. Who is the only men’s professional tennis player to win at least 90% of his matches in a given year, in four separate years?
9. Which female professional tennis player won more French Open singles titles than anyone else?
10. Who is the only woman to win all four Grand Slam singles titles at least 4 times each?
Scroll down for the Tennis Sports Trivia answers.
1. Jimmy Connors won 109 single’s titles making him number one in that category.
2. Martina Navratilova.
3. Don Budge 1938, Maureen Connolly 1953, Rod Laver 1962 and 1969, Margaret Smith Court 1970 and Steffi Graf 1988.
4. Ilie Nastase.
5. Bjorn Borg never won the U.S. Open or the Australian Open. He did make it to the final of the U.S. Open four times but came away without the title each time.
6. Jimmy Connors, winner of 5 U.S. Open’s is the only man to win on all three surfaces..
8. Ivan Lendl.
9. Chris Evert with seven. (1974-75, 1979-80, 1983, 1985-86)
10. Steffi Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, and is the only player to have won all four Grand Slam singles tournaments at least four times each. In 1988, Graf became the only player to win the “Golden Slam” when she won the Olympic gold medal in singles and all four Grand Slam singles titles that same year.