The Grass is Always Greener, on the Other Side of 'The Pond': Wimbledon

The Grass is Always Greener, on the Other Side of 'The Pond': Wimbledon

The marquee event in all of professional tennis is Wimbledon. It's the only major tournament played on grass. The last 20 years has featured a 3 man dominance of professional tennis: Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic. It's also the only even where you'll often see members of the Royal Family attend. Come to think of it, why in this day and age to we have 'royals'? Shouldn't we be way past celebrating such an archaic class division? Oh well, that debate is for another time and place. For now, I'll serve up 25 questions on Wimbledon. The match has begun......

Who won the Wimbledon finals in 2020?

How many Wimbledon Championships did Bjorn Borg win a row?

Who won Wimbledon 7 times in the 1990s?

In what year was the 1st Wimbledon championship?

What Australian won Wimbledon 4 times in the 1960s?

In 2002, Lleyton Hewitt was the champion. Where is he from?

Which of the following players never won Wimbledon?

How many Wimbledon titles has Roger Federer won?

In the 1954 final, what weird statistic occurred in the match?

What was Jimmy Connors record in Wimbledon finals?

What made the 1975 Wimbledon Champion unique?

How many Wimbledon Championships did John McEnroe win?

In 1996, who broke up Sampras' Wimbledon Championship winning streak?

What was Boris Becker's record in Wimbledon finals?

What lost in the finals 3 times between 2004 and 2009?

Who won Wimbledon 7 times between 1881 and 1889?

Which 2 players had a legenday final set that went 25 games to determine the champion?

How many times did Bjorn Borg lose in the finals?

How many Wimbledon titles has Novak Djokovic won?

How many Wimbledon titles has Rafael Naal won?

How many Wimbledon Championships did Ivan Lendl win?

How many times did Andre Agassi win Wimbledon?

Between 1897 and 1906, how many times was the champion named Doherty?

Since 2003, other than Nadal, Federer, and Djokovic, who's the only man to win Wimbledon?

In the early 1970s, Bobby Riggs lost to Billie Jean King in a match. When did Riggs win Wimbledon?

The Grass is Always Greener, on the Other Side of 'The Pond': Wimbledon

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Dave Morrissey

Dave is an accomplished economics instructor with over two decades of experience in the prestigious International Baccalaureate program. His students have consistently ranked in the top 10% annually, and one year they achieved the highest overall class average in the world. This outstanding achievement led a UK publisher to request that he write a textbook, an offer he declined in favor of creating sports quizzes, which he found more engaging.

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