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Quiz: How much do you know about Wimbledon?

The two-week tournament kicks off on Monday.

THE 2022 WIMBLEDON Championship kicks off on Monday. 

While this year’s tournament has been stripped of its ranking points due to a ban on Russian and Belarusian players, many players will still be competing to get to that final on Centre Court.

But how much do you know about Wimbledon? Grab a bowl of strawberries and a glass of Pimm’s and test yourself.

In which year did the first Wimbledon Tennis championship take place?
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1865
1877

1884
1892
Who holds the record for the most ladies' singles victories at Wimbledon, with nine titles?
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Billie Jean King
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Steffi Graf

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Serena Williams
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Martina Navratilova
Who holds the record for the most men's singles wins, with eight titles?
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Rafael Nadal
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Pete Sampras

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Roger Federer
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Andre Agassi
How many Slazenger tennis balls are prepared for Wimbledon every year?
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15,000
32,000

54,000
75,000
The longest tennis match ever played was a first-round clash at Wimbledon between USA's John Isner and France's Nicolas Mahut in 2010. Isner eventually won, but how long was the match?
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4 hours and 17 minutes
7 hours and 59 minutes

11 hours and 5 minutes
14 hours and 32 minutes
How old was Boris Becker when he won the men's singles title in 1985?
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15
16

17
18
How much money will the winners of this year's singles titles take home?
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£2,000,000
£5,000,000

£10,000,000
£12,500,000
How many pairs enter the Mixed Doubles at Wimbledon?
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26
32

48
55
What kind of fruit is perched on top of the men's singles trophy?
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Apple
Strawberry

Watermelon
Pineapple
Finally, Novak Djokovic drew level with Nadal and Federer on 20 career Grand Slam victories when he won the singles title last year - who did he beat in the final?
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Daniil Medvedev
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Matteo Berrettini

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Nick Kyrgios
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Casper Ruud
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Serena Williams
You've taken the Grand Slam!
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
Roger Federer
You aced it!
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You scored out of !
Coco Gauff
Not quite at the top yet, but you're getting there!
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You scored out of !
Tim Henman
Not quite good enough
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You scored out of !
John McEnroe
You cannot be serious!
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