General Knowledge – Tennis

22 Aug
  • In this game generally player plays against his opponent.
  • Each team has maximum two players. i.e.  Match played between single player of each team is called single player match (singals) OR match played between two players of each team is called doubles.
  • Racquet and rubber ball are used to play this game.
  • The ground on which Tennis match are to be played is called Court(Tennis Court).

First Played:
In Birmingham, UK, between 1859 and 1865 Harry Gem and his friend Augurio Perera played this game first time.

Highest Governing Body:
International Tennis Federation (ITF)
Formation on March 1, 1913
Current Headquarter – London (at the time of formation it was Paris France)
Membership – 206 national associations
President – Francesco Ricci Bitti

Grand Slam Tournaments of Tennis Game:

  • Australian Open

Hosting Country – Australia
Played at (city) – Melbourne

  • French Open

Hosting Country – France
Played at (city) –   Paris

  • Wimbledon

Hosting Country – United Kingdom
Played at (city) –   London

  • US Open

Hosting Country – United States
Played at (city) –   New York City

Team Cups:

  • Davis cups (for men)
  • Fed Cup (for women)
  • Hopman cup (for men/women)

Top Player of Tanis:

 

No

Men

Women

 

Single

Doubles

Single

Doubles

1 Novak Djokovic B. Brayan – M. Brayan Serena Williams Errani – Sara
2 Rafael Nadal A. Peya – B. Soares Victoria Azarenka Vinci – Roberta
3 Andy Marray M. Granollers

– M. Lopez

Maria Sharapova Petrova – Nadia
4 David Ferrer Mariusz FYRSTENBERG

– Marcin MATKOWSKI

Agnieszka  Radwanska Vesnina – Elena
5 Thomas Berdych A. Qureshi – J. Rojer Sara Errani Makarova – Ekaterina

 

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