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Trivia Quiz - Arthur Ashe - Tennis Legend


How much do you know about the legendary tennis player Arthur Ashe?

Quiz Number: 4788
Date Submitted: October 28, 2012
Quiz Categories: Tennis
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 56.9 percent
Times Taken: 67 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Arthur Ashe

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1. How many grand slam titles did Arthur win?
  A.   3
  B.   5
  C.   8
  D.   10

2. Arthur was the first African - American tennis player to do what?
  A.   Win Wimbledon twice
  B.   Win the French Open
  C.   Be selected to the Davis Cup
  D.   Win the U.S. Open twice

3. Arthur received a scholarship to play tennis at what university?
  A.   Stanford
  B.   UCLA
  C.   Clemson
  D.   USC

4. Who did Arthur defeat for his only Wimbledon title?
  A.   Dick Crealy
  B.   Roy Emerson
  C.   John McEnroe
  D.   Jimmy Connors

5. After retiring from tennis, Arthur wrote for what magazine?
  A.   Life
  B.   Tennis World
  C.   Time
  D.   Sports Illustrated

6. What branch of the military did Arthur serve in from 1966 to 1968?
  A.   U.S. Navy
  B.   U.S Army
  C.   U.S. Air Force
  D.   U.S. Marines

7. What is Arthur's memoir called; completed less than a week before his death?
  A.   Arthur's Court
  B.   My Life in Tennis
  C.   Match, Set, Game
  D.   Days of Grace

8. Sadly, Arthur passed away from what cause?
  A.   Aids-related pneumonia
  B.   Influenza
  C.   Colon cancer
  D.   Heart attack

9. Which grand slam event did Arthur never win?
  A.   The U.S Open
  B.   The French Open
  C.   Wimbledon
  D.   The Australian Open

10. What was Arthur's wife's occupation?
  A.   She was a teacher
  B.   She was also a professional tennis player
  C.   She was a photographer
  D.   She was an attorney


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