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'It Happened at Wimbledon' Quiz

A short quiz on Wimbledon history to round off the last fortnight at the All England Club. 10 Questions.

 
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1

The Wimbledon we know today is not the original, having moved grounds to Church road in 1922. Where was the first ground situated?

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2

Until Andy Murray in 2012, who was the last Brit to reach the Wimbledon Men's Final?

  • Fred Perry
  • Bunny Austin
  • Patrick Hughes
  • Raymond Tuckey

3

In 1879, 'St Leger' Goold became the only convicted murderer to play in a Wimbledon Final. But what was the occupation of his opponent, John Hartley?

  • Policeman
  • Train Driver
  • Vicar
  • Petty thief

4

The longest ever tennis match played in an open was carried out in the Gentlemen's Singles of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships between which two players?

  • John Isner and Jamie Baker
  • Jamie Baker and Nicolas Mahut
  • Colin Fleming and Nicolas Mahut
  • Nicolas Mahut and John Isner

5

During the 1995 Championships, Tim Henman became the first player to be disqualified from the tournament. Only a few days later, another player was disqualified from the Gentlemen's Singles- who?

  • Andre Agassi
  • Jeff Tarango
  • Pete Sampras
  • Doug Flach

6

Which of these players holds the record for reaching twelve finals of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon?

  • Billie Jean King
  • Chris Evert
  • Serena Williams
  • Martina Navratilova

7

In 2001, Goran Ivanesivic won the Gentlemen's Singles title at Wimbledon. What made this such a record-breaking achievement?

  • He is the only left-hander to have won
  • He had already won three other finals
  • He is the only wildcard to have won
  • He was the first winner to use a graphite racquet

8

Which of these women is the youngest to have won the Ladies Singles title at Wimbledon?

  • Lottie Dod
  • Martina Hingis
  • Steffi Graf
  • Suzanne Lenglen

9

The youngest winner of the Gentlemen's Singles at Wimbeldon, Boris Becker, managed to gain this title much more recently, but in which year did he do so?

  • 1982
  • 1983
  • 1984
  • 1985

10

Wimbledon is not only famous for its tennis; it is also known, though to a lesser extent, for two other sports. Which two?

  • Badminton and Cricket
  • Table Tennis and Croquet
  • Croquet and Cricket
  • Table Tennis and Badminton

 

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