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Trivia Quiz - Jimmy Connors: Tennis Ace


This is a quiz on my favorite tennis player of all time, Jimmy Connors.

Quiz Number: 4396
Date Submitted: April 03, 2012
Quiz Categories: Tennis
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 51.6 percent
Times Taken: 58 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Jimmy Connors

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Jimmy Connors Tennis Ace
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1. Jimmy Connors was the first professional tennis player to do what?
  A.   Retire at #1 in the world rankings
  B.   Go undefeated is a season
  C.   Win over 100 singles titles
  D.   Win Wimbledon after the age of 35

2. Jimmy was the first male tennis player to rank #1 in the world for how many weeks during his career?
  A.   Over 100
  B.   Over 135
  C.   Over 170
  D.   Over 200

3. Where did Jimmy play his collegiate tennis?
  A.   Stanford
  B.   California
  C.   USC
  D.   UCLA

4. In 1992, who did Jimmy defeat in the 3rd Battle of the Sexes Tennis Match?
  A.   Martina Navratilova
  B.   Chris Evert Lloyd
  C.   Tracy Austin
  D.   Billie Jean King

5. What was Jimmy's career winning percentage?
  A.   74%
  B.   66%
  C.   82%
  D.   59%

6. Jimmy was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in what year?
  A.   1995
  B.   1998
  C.   2000
  D.   2002

7. What was Jimmy's nickname during his career?
  A.   Jimmy Cricket
  B.   The Rifleman
  C.   The Con Man
  D.   The Brass Basher of Belleville

8. Jimmy coached which tennis pro for 19 months?
  A.   Andy Roddick
  B.   Rafeal Nadal
  C.   John Isner
  D.   Roger Federer

9. Jimmy married Patti McGwire. In addition to being an American model and television producer, his wife held what other profession?
  A.   Artist
  B.   Playboy model
  C.   Tennis pro
  D.   Attorney

10. In 2010, Douglas Henderson Jr. wrote a book detailing his relationship with both Jimmy Connors and Arthur Ashe called what?
  A.   Attacking the Net
  B.   Across the Net
  C.   Endeavor To Perservere
  D.   Perserverance


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