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Without cheating take my test...

betterthanhenman
01-15-2007, 03:29 PM
Apologies if you don't like the questions, but they are off the top of my head.

1. Where was Henri Leconte born?

2. What was the exact score when Sampras won his first ever Grand Slam title.

3. Who held a matchpoint against Lendl at Wimbledon 1988 before eventually losing.

4. In what round was the above match?

5. How old was Lendl when he won his first Grand Slam?

6. What was the name of the Italian that beat Ivanisevic at Queens in the year he won Wimbledon?


7. Who beat Ivanisevic in his last competitive singles match at Wimbledon?

8.In the last 2 years, at which tournaments did Federer lose after squandering match points?

kindablue
01-15-2007, 03:39 PM
Can't answer all without cheating :o

betterthanhenman
01-15-2007, 03:41 PM
Can't answer all without cheating :o

Oh well am sure someone will and then complain about the questions being too easy, given the levels of tennis knowledge frequently flaunted here. :)

Horatio Caine
01-15-2007, 03:56 PM
I can answer 6 and 7...probably 8 as well. I don't know enough about the earlier days to answer 1-5 :o :tape:

betterthanhenman
01-15-2007, 04:03 PM
I can answer 6 and 7...probably 8 as well. I don't know enough about the earlier days to answer 1-5 :o :tape:

Yeah I am showing my age.

It might take Sjengster or GWH to get all 8.

spencercarlos
01-15-2007, 04:09 PM
Apologies if you don't like the questions, but they are off the top of my head.

1. Where was Henri Leconte born?

2. What was the exact score when Sampras won his first ever Grand Slam title.

3. Who held a matchpoint against Lendl at Wimbledon 1988 before eventually losing.

4. In what round was the above match?

5. How old was Lendl when he won his first Grand Slam?

6. What was the name of the Italian that beat Ivanisevic at Queens in the year he won Wimbledon?


7. Who beat Ivanisevic in his last competitive singles match at Wimbledon?

8.In the last 2 years, at which tournaments did Federer lose after squandering match points?
1) France?
2) 6-4 6-3 6-2
3) Nicolas Pereira?
4) first round??
5) 23?
6) Caratti
7) Leiton
8) Monte Carlo 2005, Australian Open 2005, Rome 2006

betterthanhenman
01-15-2007, 04:11 PM
1) France?
2) 6-4 6-3 6-2
3) Nicolas Pereira?
4) first round??
5) 23?
6) Caratti
7) Leiton
8) Monte Carlo 2005, Australian Open 2005, Rome 2006

4/8

R.Federer
01-15-2007, 06:39 PM
Can't answer 7 without cheating! Ha!

Jenrios
01-15-2007, 06:48 PM
Can answer the Lendl ones -

3. Mark Woodforde

4. 4th round

5. 24

Jenrios
01-15-2007, 06:49 PM
Nicolas Perreira played Lendl in a 5 setter in 89, but he didn't have a match point.

madmanfool
01-15-2007, 06:55 PM
Did Bracciali beat Ivanisevic?

FluffyYellowBall
01-15-2007, 07:15 PM
For a 17 year old, i still dont think i ought to know these! This is history to me... Im glad i remember sampras playing

Leo
01-15-2007, 07:40 PM
Wasn't Lendl 24?

Was it Sanguinetti?

jazar
01-15-2007, 07:51 PM
1. had to cheat
2. had to cheat
3. woodforde
4. r16
5. 24
6. caratti
7. hewitt
8. TMS Rome 06, AO 05, TMS Monte Carlo

surely the answer to 1 is a bit hard, i mean its a tiny place

zicofirol
01-15-2007, 09:57 PM
Apologies if you don't like the questions, but they are off the top of my head.

1. Where was Henri Leconte born?

2. What was the exact score when Sampras won his first ever Grand Slam title.

3. Who held a matchpoint against Lendl at Wimbledon 1988 before eventually losing.

4. In what round was the above match?

5. How old was Lendl when he won his first Grand Slam?

6. What was the name of the Italian that beat Ivanisevic at Queens in the year he won Wimbledon?


7. Who beat Ivanisevic in his last competitive singles match at Wimbledon?

8.In the last 2 years, at which tournaments did Federer lose after squandering match points?

I am guessing here, I watched Ivanisevic last match but forgot who he played against lol.
i remember as far back as sampras 1st or 2nd wimbledon so I will guess on the rest.

1. France
2. 6-4 6-2-3
3. Connors?
4.QF
5.19
6. Sanguinetti?
7. I forgot
8. Monte Carlo(or was it rome) and Shangahi?

boy was I off on all off them, lol I have pretty bad memory... I couldnt even remember the AO fed-safin match where he had amatch point, lmao

yomeK
01-15-2007, 10:05 PM
8. australian Open against Safin :o He squandered match points against Gasquet that same year @ some tournament (Monte Carlo, me thinks) :o :smash: And against Nadal this year in Rome :shrug: :smash:

yomeK
01-15-2007, 10:08 PM
7. Tim Henman :shrug: :o

t0x
01-15-2007, 10:13 PM
1. France
4. R16
6. Christiano Charrati (spelling?) - was in SS too!
7. Hewitt
8. Monte Carlo (Gasquet), Rome (Nadal) and AO (Safin)

All I can answer with no cheating... poor, i know - however I'm a little young for the Lendl ones I feel.

gusman890
01-15-2007, 10:31 PM
hewitt beat Goran
woodforde had MPs against Lendl
in the rd16 i believe

and MC 05, AO 05, Rome 06

thats all i know.

Peacemaster
01-15-2007, 11:08 PM
Got 2/8. Pathetic.

Federerhingis
01-15-2007, 11:15 PM
I can answer 6 and 7...probably 8 as well. I don't know enough about the earlier days to answer 1-5 :o :tape:

Precisely, I was not around before the late 80's. Nor was I a tennis fan prior to the late 90's. :lol:

oz_boz
01-16-2007, 08:25 AM
Apologies if you don't like the questions, but they are off the top of my head.

1. Where was Henri Leconte born?

2. What was the exact score when Sampras won his first ever Grand Slam title.

3. Who held a matchpoint against Lendl at Wimbledon 1988 before eventually losing.

4. In what round was the above match?

5. How old was Lendl when he won his first Grand Slam?

6. What was the name of the Italian that beat Ivanisevic at Queens in the year he won Wimbledon?


7. Who beat Ivanisevic in his last competitive singles match at Wimbledon?

8.In the last 2 years, at which tournaments did Federer lose after squandering match points?

Belgium?
6-2 6-3 6-4?
Cash?
QF?
24
Caratti
??
AO and MC 2005, Rome 2006.

scarecrows
01-16-2007, 08:32 AM
6.Caratti??
8 AO and Rome

that's all i know

RonE
01-16-2007, 08:38 AM
This was before reading any responses or looking at ATP website:

1. Where was Henri Leconte born?

Tahiti?

2. What was the exact score when Sampras won his first ever Grand Slam title.

6-4,6-3,6-2 1990 U.S. Open vs Agassi

3. Who held a matchpoint against Lendl at Wimbledon 1988 before eventually losing.

I don't know

4. In what round was the above match?

I don't know

5. How old was Lendl when he won his first Grand Slam?

24 (was born in 1960 and his first title was the 1984 FO)

6. What was the name of the Italian that beat Ivanisevic at Queens in the year he won Wimbledon?

Davide Sanguinetti? (probably not)

7. Who beat Ivanisevic in his last competitive singles match at Wimbledon?

Hewitt in 2004 in the 3rd round

8.In the last 2 years, at which tournaments did Federer lose after squandering match points?

2005 Australian Open semifinal vs. Safin
2005 Monte Carlo quarterfinal vs. Gasquet
2006 Rome final vs. Nadal