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2011 US Open: It’s time for tennis ... and a test

Quadrillad Middleton cleans around the seats at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2010, the day before the start of the US Open tennis tournament. (Peter Morgan/AP)

New York hosts the annual Grand Slam tennis finale, the US Open, Aug. 29-Sept. 11. Defending champions Rafael Nadal of Spain and Kim Clijsters of The Netherlands will be among the players looking to take home some of a record $23.7 million in prize money. Check your knowledge of the Open by taking this quiz.

- Ross Atkin

1. Before the US Open moved to New York's Flushing Meadow in 1978, where were the championships played?

The US championships were played in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens at the West Side Tennis Club from 1915 through 1977. The West Side Club was so named because of its original location on Central Park West property.

The US championships were played in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens at the West Side Tennis Club from 1915 through 1977. The West Side Club was so named because of its original location on Central Park West property.

The US championships were played in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens at the West Side Tennis Club from 1915 through 1977. The West Side Club was so named because of its original location on Central Park West property.

The US championships were played in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens at the West Side Tennis Club from 1915 through 1977. The West Side Club was so named because of its original location on Central Park West property.

Central Park

 

Staten Island

 

Forest Hills

 

Battery Park

 
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