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Trivia Quiz - Ivan Lendl, a Tennis Icon


Questions and Answers about the tennis career and personal life of Ivan Lendl

Quiz Number: 3948
Date Submitted: June 06, 2011
Quiz Categories: Tennis
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dave
Average Score: 58.1 percent
Times Taken: 136 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Ivan Lendl

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1. What country is Ivan Lendl originally from?
  A.   Sweden
  B.   Germany
  C.   Italy
  D.   Czechoslovakia

2. How many Grand Slam wins did Ivan Lendl win in his tennis career?
  A.   2
  B.   4
  C.   6
  D.   8

3. The Czechoslovak Sport Federation (ČSTV), controlled by the Communist Why was Lendl fined $150,000 and expelled from the Czechoslovak Davis Cup team in 1983 by the Czechoslovak Sport Federation.
  A.   For playing exibition matches at a resort in South Africa during the apartheid-era
  B.   For declining an invite to play in a Czechoslovak match
  C.   For fleeing Czechoslovakia, his native country
  D.   For commenting to the media that the CSF needed a change of leadership

4. How many children does Ivan Lendl have?
  A.   None
  B.   3
  C.   5
  D.   7

5. At what event did Lendl win his first Grand Slam victory?
  A.   The U.S. Open
  B.   The French Open
  C.   Wimbleton
  D.   The Australian Opan

6. What national ranking did Lendl's mother Olga achieve at one time in her country?
  A.   Ranked 1st
  B.   Ranked 2nd
  C.   Ranked 4th
  D.   Ranked 5th

7. On what surface did Ivan Lendl struggle?
  A.   Clay Courts
  B.   Grass Courts
  C.   Hard Courts
  D.   He was dominant on all types of courts in his prime

8. What ranking did Lendl achieve in 1978 as a junior player?
  A.   Number 1 Ranking
  B.   Number 2 Ranking
  C.   Number 3 Ranking
  D.   Number 4 Ranking

9. Who did Lendl defeat in his final match to win his first Grand Slam title in 1984?
  A.   Boris Becker
  B.   Jimmy Conners
  C.   John McEnroe
  D.   Björn Borg

10. Who did Lendl defeat in his final match to win his last Grand Slam title in 1990?
  A.   Stefan Edberg
  B.   Pete Sampras
  C.   Björn Borg
  D.   Jimmy Conners


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