Wimbledon 2011: Tennis questions, anyone?

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As the world’s oldest tennis tournament celebrates its 125th anniversary during the June 20-July 3 fortnight, determine how much you know about the last remaining grass-court Grand Slam event with this quiz.

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1. Where does the Wimbledon tournament get its name?

As the tournament officially goes by the name “The Championships,” people generally refer to it simply as Wimbledon, which is the name of the London suburb where the host All England Lawn Tennis Club is located. In 1965, Wimbledon became part of the London Borough of Merton.

As the tournament officially goes by the name “The Championships,” people generally refer to it simply as Wimbledon, which is the name of the London suburb where the host All England Lawn Tennis Club is located. In 1965, Wimbledon became part of the London Borough of Merton.

As the tournament officially goes by the name “The Championships,” people generally refer to it simply as Wimbledon, which is the name of the London suburb where the host All England Lawn Tennis Club is located. In 1965, Wimbledon became part of the London Borough of Merton.

As the tournament officially goes by the name “The Championships,” people generally refer to it simply as Wimbledon, which is the name of the London suburb where the host All England Lawn Tennis Club is located. In 1965, Wimbledon became part of the London Borough of Merton.

From the name of the tournament’s founder

 

From the London suburb in which it is played

 

From Britain’s first tennis champion

 

From a hero of the Edwardian War of the 1300s

 
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