Wimbledon is usually the third Grand Slam tournament of the season. Test yourself in our trivia about this tournament before it starts.
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#1. When was the first Wimbledon tournament played?
The first Wimbledon was played at the All-England Club in 1877. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world.
#2. What are the traditional food consumed at the Wimbledon?
Strawberries and cream are the traditional Wimbledon food. Though, champagne is served there too.
#3. What is the court surface at the All England Club?
Wimbledon is played on grass courts and remains the only grand slam played on this surface.
In the past, Australian Open and US Open were played on the grass too, however, they switched to hard courts in 1978 (US Open) and 1988 (Australian Open).
#4. Who won the most men Wimbledon singles titles?
Roger Federer won eight Wimbledon trophies (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017) and leads the ranking ahead of Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras, and William Renshaw who won seven times each.
#5. Who won the most ladies Wimbledon singles titles?
Martina Navratilova holds the record with nine Wimbledon singles titles (1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990).
Helen Wils Moody won eight Wimbledon titles in the 1920s and 1930s, Steffi Graf, Serena Williams, and Dorothea Lambert Chambers have seven Wimbledon tournament wins.
#6. Who was the youngest men Wimbledon winner?
Boris Becker won Wimbledon three times in 1985, 1986, and 1989. He reached his first trophy in 1985 at age of 17 years and 7 months.
#7. Who played the longest Wimbledon final ever?
Djokovic – Federer final in 2019 lasted for 4 hours and 57 minutes (7:6 1:6 7:6 4:6 13:12).
The other two mentioned finals lasted for 4 hours and 48 minutes (2008 Nadal – Federer 6:4 6:4 6:7 6:7 9:7) and 4 hours and 17 minutes (2009 Federer – Roddick 5:7 7:6 7:6 3:6 16:14).
#8. Which country has more Wimbledon ladies singles trophies?
Jana Novotna (1998), Petra Kvitova (2011 and 2014) and Marketa Vondrousova (2023) won four Wimbledon singles titles for the Czech Republic.
Russia celebrated just one Wimbledon trophy in 2004 (Maria Sharapova), and Spain has two Wimbledon singles titles (2017 Garbine Muguruza, 1994 Conchita Martinez)
#9. Who of these players never won Wimbledon?
Ivan Lendl has trophies from the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open. The only Grand Slam he misses is Wimbledon. He was twice in the finals but lost both of them (1986 with Becker, 1987 with Cash).
Lleyton Hewitt won Wimbledon in 2002, and Stefan Edberg won twice in 1988 and 1990.
In the end, Ivan Lendl helped to win Wimbledon as a coach in 2013 when Andy Murray won his first Wimbledon trophy.
#10. How many times were the Wimbledon singles finals between Navratilova and Evert played?
Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert met five times in finals (1978, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1985) and all five matches were won by Martina Navratilova.
Navratilova was twelve times in finals with 9 wins and 3 losses. Chris Evert played Wimbledon finals ten times with 3 wins and 7 losses.