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001. Wimbledon

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The 2018 Men's singles tournament, saw the most, all time, aces by which individual player ?
A. Pete Sampras, B. Patrick Rafter, C. John Inser, D. Tim Henman.


The 2012 Ladies's singles tournament, saw the most, all time, aces by which individual player ?
A. Victoria Azarenka, B. Agieszka Radwanska, C. Angelique Kerber, D. Serena Williams.


Around 1,000 ball boy applications are received for every tournament. How many actually are chosen ?
A. 150, B. 250, C. 350, D. 450.


Yellow tennis balls were used for first time in 1986, but how many are used during The Championships’ period (to the nearest 1,000) ?
A. 24,000, B. 34,000, C. 44,000, D. 54,000.


The Centre Court has a seating capacity of ?
A. 7,979, B. 14,979, C. 21,979, D. 28.979.


The Queen has attended The Championship on four occasions, the first of which was in what year ?
A. 1947, B. 1957, C. 1967, D. 1977.


Currently the longest match played was between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut on Court 18 in 2010. Of the 980 points played, how many did Mahut win ?
A. 502, B. 552, C. 602, D. 651.


Who is Rufus ?
A. Pete Sampras, B. Patrick Rafter, C. John Inser, D. Tim Henman.


The current fastest serve by a male player was achieved in 2018, and stands at 148mph, by who ?
A. Pete Sampras, B. Taylor Dent, C. John Inser, D. Tim Henman.


How many grass courts are used for the tournament ?
A. 28, B. 38, C. 48, D. 58.

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C. John Isner - Placed 214 aces during the tournament.


D. Serena Williams -Serena placed 102 aces during the tournament.


B. 250 - Each successful applicant has to go through a rigorous training routine.


D. 54,000 - Each ball is stores at precisely 68 degrees fahrenheit.


B. 14,979 - Including 74 dark green Lloyd Loom wicker chairs in the Royal Box.


B. 1957 - The Queen was on court for the men’s doubles final between the top seeds Lew Hoad and Neale Fraser of Australia and the Americans Gardnar Molloy and Budge Patty.


B. 552 - Mahut won 502 and Isner 478 of them.


D. The Wimbledon Hawk - Rufus, a Harris Hawk, trained by Imogen Davis of Avian Control. Visits the Club most weeks in the year to provide a deterrent to local pigeons.


B. Taylor Dent.


B. 38 in total. 18 Championships grass courts, plus 20 grass court practice courts in Aorangi Park and at Southlands College.

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