The Trivia Thread

Firstservingman

Talk Tennis Guru
1. Which number 1 player in the world(Open era), never won a match in Wimbledon.
Thomas Muster.

2. Shortest reign at top ranking.
Rafter, one week.

3. A Grand Slam final, where the runner up walked away before the trophy presentation started.
Ahahahahaha, don't know though.

4. Max number of aces hit in a BO3 match. Who were they.
Karlovic?

5. Name the player who put himself in a situation where he did not have the necessary equipment to continue in the match.
Baghdatis?
 

user

Professional
1. Which number 1 player in the world(Open era), never won a match in Wimbledon.
2. Shortest reign at top ranking.
3. A Grand Slam final, where the runner up walked away before the trophy presentation started.
4. Max number of aces hit in a BO3 match. Who were they.
5. Name the player who put himself in a situation where he did not have the necessary equipment to continue in the match.
2. Rafter.
5. Ivanisevic.
 

Flash O'Groove

Hall of Fame
Medium one:
How many players who have been ranked #1 has Federer beaten?
Sampras, Agassi, Hewitt, Roddick, Safin, Ferrero, Kuerten, Nadal, Djokovic, Moya,Rios, Kafelnikov. So I will say 12.

3. A Grand Slam final, where the runner up walked away before the trophy presentation started.

Hingis?
 

Livedeath

Professional
Thomas Muster.
Correct.
Rafter, one week.
Correct

Ahahahahaha, don't know though.
1981 US Open final. Borg walked away never to be seen in Grand Slam again.

Karlovic?
It was a combined effort of Delpotro and Daniel Brands in Vienna 2012. 62 aces hit, 30 and 32 respectively. All the three sets were tie breaks.

Baghdatis?
Ivanisevic. Samsung Open in Brighton 2000.
@user Correct on this.
 
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The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
Wow, it's been a while since this thread has been used. Difficulty differs. Try not to use Google! :D

1. Who holds the record for most aces in a single tournament?

2. What is the longest match ever played at the French Open?

3. What is the longest 3 set match in the Open Era?

4. Who has the most 5 set match wins?

5. Which surface did Roger Federer have his best winning streak on?

6. Which Grand Slam did John Newcombe fail to win?

7. Who did Andy Murray defeat in the Queens Club SF in 2011 in one of his best performances ever? Imo...

8. Which player did Mats Wilander say that he could win the whole tournament (AO 2015) after he comes back from 2 sets to 0 down against Lucas Pouille?

9. Which player has the most wins over Stefan Edberg?

10. Who recorded the most DFs in a single match?
Answers here

1. Ivanisevic at 2001 Wimbledon. 213 aces.
2. Arnoud Clement vs Fabrice Santoro, 2004 R1. Santoro won it 6/4 6/3 6/7 3/6 16/14. Lasted 6 hours, 33 minutes.
3. Federer vs Del Potro, 2012 Olympics. Federer won 3/6 7/6 19/17. Lasted 4 hours, 26 minutes.
4. Ilie Nastase has the most 5 set wins at 42.
5. Grass. 65 match winning streak.
6. French Open.
7. Andy Roddick.
8. Gael Monfils.
9. Boris Becker with 25 wins.
10. Mark Rosset. 30 DFs against Clement in their 2001 Davis Cup encounter. And he still won!
 

The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
Alrighty, we seem to have some trivia buffs in the house, so some more:

Medium one:
Can you recall the final tiebreak scores for the following sets:
- Fed vs. Nad WIM 2008 4th set
- Fed vs. Sod RG 2009 2nd set
- Fed vs. Djo Canada 2007 1st set

Medium one:
What is Federer's current official ATP all-time prize money (across all forms of the game) to within a million dollars?

Hard one:
Which bottle does Nadal prefer to place down first at the beginning of a match? (water or orange?)
10-8 for the Fed/Nadal match.
Go with 7-1 for the Fed/Soderling TB. Well known for a dominant TB with aces galore.
Can't remember the Fed/Djoker won. 7-4?

Around $90,000,000.

Never paid attention, lol. Lets go with Orange.
 

The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
1. Which number 1 player in the world(Open era), never won a match in Wimbledon.
2. Shortest reign at top ranking.
3. A Grand Slam final, where the runner up walked away before the trophy presentation started.
4. Max number of aces hit in a BO3 match. Who were they.
5. Name the player who put himself in a situation where he did not have the necessary equipment to continue in the match.
1. Muster. Hardly ever played.
2. Rafter at 1 week.
3. All I know is a Doubles final with Connors and someone else, where they left early.
4. Dunno. Ivo broke his record with 45 aces against Berdych this year, but that's for a single guy.
5. Ivanisevic. Broke his 3 racquets he had, and is the only player ever to forfeit a match this way, lmao.
 

Livedeath

Professional
1. Muster. Hardly ever played.
2. Rafter at 1 week.
3. All I know is a Doubles final with Connors and someone else, where they left early.
4. Dunno. Ivo broke his record with 45 aces against Berdych this year, but that's for a single guy.
5. Ivanisevic. Broke his 3 racquets he had, and is the only player ever to forfeit a match this way, lmao.
Check post #1305 :)
 

The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
With no tennis remaining, it feels like a good time to bump up this thread.

1. Who are the 9 players who have defeated Federer at Wimbledon?

2. How many times did Agassi win Miami?

3. What years did Kuerten win RG?

4. Which New Zealander made the 1983 Wimbledon Final?

5. Which player has the most combined wins against Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray?

6. Which Country was Sjeng Schalken from?

7. What is the longest losing streak Djokovic has had? Bonus points for names. Hint: It's in 2007.

8. What Masters event did Haas win?

9. Who first popularized the "tweener"?

10. Who did Connors defeat in both the Wimbledon and US Open finals of 1974?
 
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The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
1. Novak, Kafelnikov, Henman, Ancic, Nadal, Berdych, Tsonga, Stakhovsky, Djokovic.
2. 6 times. 1990, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2003.
3. 1997, 2000, 2001.
4. Chris Lewis.
5. Berdych with 18. Tsonga and Ferrer both have 17 wins.
6. Nertherlands.
7. 5. From Madrid to TMC. Nalbandian, Santoro, Nadal, Ferrer, Gasquet. The final 3 losses were all in the TMC.
8. Stuttgart.
9. Guillermo Vilas.
10. Ken Rosewall.
 
With no tennis remaining, it feels like a good time to bump up this thread.

1. Who are the 9 players who have defeated Federer at Wimbledon?

2. How many times did Agassi win Miami?

3. What years did Kuerten win RG?

4. Which New Zealander made the 1983 Wimbledon Final?

5. Which player has the most combined wins against Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray?

6. Which Country was Sjeng Schalken from?

7. What is the longest losing streak Djokovic has had? Bonus points for names. Hint: It's in 2007.

8. What Masters event did Haas win?

9. Who first popularized the "tweener"?

10. Who did Connors defeat in both the Wimbledon and US Open finals of 1974?
1. Nadal, Faker, Berdych, Stakhovsky, Henman, Tsonga, Novak. Can't remember the other 2 names...
2. 6 times.
3. 1997, 2000 and 2001
4. Chris Lewis
5. Ferrer?
6. Netherlands
7. Have no idea. 6?
8. Stuttgart
9. Vilas. Called the "gran willy" back then.
10. Rosewall
 

Doctor/Lawyer Red Devil

Talk Tennis Guru
1. In the last 21 Grand Slam finals (since 2010 US Open final), there was only one case where one of the finalists managed to hold his serve throughout the entire final. Name the player who did that, as well as the Slam event and its year.
2. How many times has Nadal lost on clay in his entire career? Bonus: Name 5 players that defeated him on clay more than once.
3. Name the most decorated player(s) at all of the current 9 Masters.
 

The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
1. In the last 21 Grand Slam finals (since 2010 US Open final), there was only one case where one of the finalists managed to hold his serve throughout the entire final. Name the player who did that, as well as the Slam event and its year.
2. How many times has Nadal lost on clay in his entire career? Bonus: Name 5 players that defeated him on clay more than once.
3. Name the most decorated player(s) at all of the current 9 Masters.
1. Beats me.
2. Gaudio, Federer, Djokovic, Fognini, Ferrer. Somewhere around the 30 mark, I'm sure. Lets go with 28 losses.
3. IW - Federer & Djoko, Miami - Agassi, MC - Nadal, Rome - Nadal, Madrid - Nadal, Canada - Lendl, Cinci - Fed, Shanghai - Djokovic, Paris - Safin?
 

Doctor/Lawyer Red Devil

Talk Tennis Guru
1. Beats me.
2. Gaudio, Federer, Djokovic, Fognini, Ferrer. Somewhere around the 30 mark, I'm sure. Lets go with 28 losses.
3. IW - Federer & Djoko, Miami - Agassi, MC - Nadal, Rome - Nadal, Madrid - Nadal, Canada - Lendl, Cinci - Fed, Shanghai - Djokovic, Paris - Safin?
1. I will wait a bit if someone else answers it.
2. 30 losses. You got the players right.
3. Correction on Paris. It is Djokovic. Everything else is correct.
 

Steve0904

Talk Tennis Guru
1. In the last 21 Grand Slam finals (since 2010 US Open final), there was only one case where one of the finalists managed to hold his serve throughout the entire final. Name the player who did that, as well as the Slam event and its year.
2. How many times has Nadal lost on clay in his entire career? Bonus: Name 5 players that defeated him on clay more than once.
3. Name the most decorated player(s) at all of the current 9 Masters.
Was it Cilic against Nishikori, USO 2014?
 

Krish872007

G.O.A.T.
Federer has handed out a series of bakery products at Wimbledon over the years.
Who is the only person to hand Federer one and when?
 
John McEnroe beat him in the US Open Final in 4 sets that year, but I think his last "proper" match was in Monte Carlo 1982 (lost to Yannick Noah)
Mac d. Borg at '81 USO in 4 sets. Borg's major swansong. Nicely done. I am honestly not sure about the MC '82 v. Noah thing. Is the quizmaster allowed to google/wiki these things?
 

The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
Davydenko once made 112 UEs in a 4 set loss at the 2003 FO to who? (If you haven't seen it, don't watch it. Absolute ****ter of a match.)
 

Steve0904

Talk Tennis Guru
Djokovic def. Murray - Australian Open 2013. I don't remember him dropping serve there. Whereas Nadal definitely got broken once in RG 2013 and Novak got broken in AO 2011
@Doctor/Lawyer Red Devil ?
That one and AO 2015 were going to be my last guesses since Djokovic lost a set in both, but they were TB's. Also, playing Murray at the Aussie, you figure he'd break at least once.
 
John McEnroe beat him in the US Open Final in 4 sets that year, but I think his last "proper" match was in Monte Carlo 1982 (lost to Yannick Noah)
(Okay... so I definitely did have to look up MC '82... one source says that he did indeed play that one tournament in '82, losing to Noah. It adds that Borg's retirement announcement in 1983 was actually followed by another MC in '83 and Stuttgart in '84. Don't know how he performed at these.)
 

Krish872007

G.O.A.T.
1. In the last 21 Grand Slam finals (since 2010 US Open final), there was only one case where one of the finalists managed to hold his serve throughout the entire final. Name the player who did that, as well as the Slam event and its year.
2. How many times has Nadal lost on clay in his entire career? Bonus: Name 5 players that defeated him on clay more than once.
3. Name the most decorated player(s) at all of the current 9 Masters.
Cool! Let's try the parts 2 &3 now:

2. I'm going to say 29 losses.
As for the 5 players:
Federer - Hamburg 2007, Madrid 2009
Djokovic - Madrid and Rome 2011, Monte Carlo 2013, Rome 2014, Monte Carlo and RG 2015
Ferrer - Stuttgart 2004 and Monte Carlo 2014
Fognini - Barcelona and Rio 2015
Gaudio - can't remember where, but I'm sure he's done it twice (one weird one as well which was 0-6, 6-0, 6-1)

3. Tricky one:

Indian Wells - Federer & Djokovic tied with 4
Miami - Agassi 6 times
Monte Carlo - Nadal 8 times
Madrid - Nadal 3 times since the slot change
Rome - Nadal 7 times
Toronto/Montreal - No Idea
Cincinnati - Federer 7 times
Shanghai - Djokovic 3 times since the slot change
Paris - Djokovic 4 times
 

Krish872007

G.O.A.T.
(Okay... so I definitely did have to look up MC '82... one source says that he did indeed play that one tournament in '82, losing to Noah. It adds that Borg's retirement announcement in 1983 was actually followed by another MC in '83 and Stuttgart in '84. Don't know how he performed at these.)
I've not got a clue either. Apparently he lost every match in his attempted comeback in 1990 as well - never the same player after '81.
 

Doctor/Lawyer Red Devil

Talk Tennis Guru
Cool! Let's try the parts 2 &3 now:

2. I'm going to say 29 losses.
As for the 5 players:
Federer - Hamburg 2007, Madrid 2009
Djokovic - Madrid and Rome 2011, Monte Carlo 2013, Rome 2014, Monte Carlo and RG 2015
Ferrer - Stuttgart 2004 and Monte Carlo 2014
Fognini - Barcelona and Rio 2015
Gaudio - can't remember where, but I'm sure he's done it twice (one weird one as well which was 0-6, 6-0, 6-1)

3. Tricky one:

Indian Wells - Federer & Djokovic tied with 4
Miami - Agassi 6 times
Monte Carlo - Nadal 8 times
Madrid - Nadal 3 times since the slot change
Rome - Nadal 7 times
Toronto/Montreal - No Idea
Cincinnati - Federer 7 times
Shanghai - Djokovic 3 times since the slot change
Paris - Djokovic 4 times
30 losses.
Players are correct. Btw, Nadal smashed a racket after that weird loss to Gaudio. :eek:
Masters are correct.
 

Mainad

Bionic Poster
John McEnroe beat him in the US Open Final in 4 sets that year, but I think his last "proper" match was in Monte Carlo 1982 (lost to Yannick Noah)
According to his ATP stats, he went on to play in these tournaments but lost every time in the 1st round mostly in straight sets to nobodies.

1983: played Monte Carlo(lost to Leconte in R 1).
1984: played Stuttgart (lost to Leconte (again) in R1).

Didn't play for the next 7 years and then attempted some sort of comeback:

1991: played Monte Carlo (lost to Arrese in R1).
1992: played 8 tournaments: Nice (lost to Delaitre in R1), Monte Carlo (lost to Ferreira in R1),Munich (lost to Prpic in R1),Washington (lost to Hogstedt in R1),Los Angeles (lost to Pridham in R1),Bordeaux (lost to Medvedev in R1),Basel (lost to Kulti in R1), Toulouse (lost to Roux in R1).
1993: played 3 tournaments: San Francisco (lost to Oncins in R1), Zaragoza (lost to Cunha-Silva in R1), Moscow (lost to Volkov in R1).

It was a sad conclusion to what had been such a brilliant career!
 

Krish872007

G.O.A.T.
30 losses.
Players are correct. Btw, Nadal smashed a racket after that weird loss to Gaudio. :eek:
Masters are correct.
He should smash one on court now as well - it would do him the world of good.
And it might even get rid of Tio Toni for him as Toni was the one who said he'd never coach him/teach him anything if he smashed another racket in his life :eek:
 

The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
30 losses.
Players are correct. Btw, Nadal smashed a racket after that weird loss to Gaudio. :eek:
Masters are correct.
Didn't Nadal deny that? Something like 6 or so racquets in the locker room after the match. It would have been strange to watch. I have seen Rafa think about smashing a racquet a few times, but ultimately never do it.
 

Krish872007

G.O.A.T.
According to his ATP stats, he went on to play in these tournaments but lost every time in the 1st round mostly in straight sets to nobodies.

1983: played Monte Carlo(lost to Leconte in R 1).
1984: played Stuttgart (lost to Leconte (again) in R1).

Didn't play for the next 7 years and then attempted some sort of comeback:

1991: played Monte Carlo (lost to Arrese in R1).
1992: played 8 tournaments: Nice (lost to Delaitre in R1), Monte Carlo (lost to Ferreira in R1),Munich (lost to Prpic in R1),Washington (lost to Hogstedt in R1),Los Angeles (lost to Pridham in R1),Bordeaux (lost to Medvedev in R1),Basel (lost to Kulti in R1), Toulouse (lost to Roux in R1).
1993: played 3 tournaments: San Francisco (lost to Oncins in R1), Zaragoza (lost to Cunha-Silva in R1), Moscow (lost to Volkov in R1).

It was a sad conclusion to what had been such a brilliant career!
Ouch.
 

Doctor/Lawyer Red Devil

Talk Tennis Guru
He should smash one on court now as well - it would do him the world of good.
And it might even get rid of Tio Toni for him as Toni was the one who said he'd never coach him/teach him anything if he smashed another racket in his life :eek:
Toni probably gave him an offer he couldn't refuse. :cool:
Didn't Nadal deny that? Something like 6 or so racquets in the locker room after the match. It would have been strange to watch. I have seen Rafa think about smashing a racquet a few times, but ultimately never do it.
Nadal denied six, but admitted he smashed one.
 

Steve0904

Talk Tennis Guru
This has probably been asked already, but anyway.

Nadal has been bageled on clay 3 times in his career. Who are the players that have done it?
 
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