Facts on Tennis, टेनिस पर तथ्य

FACTS ON TENNIS, टेनिस पर तथ्य


The loudest grunt, which reached 105 decibels, came from Maria Sharapova in 2009 during Wimbledon.


In the beginning, tennis courts were hourglass shaped. Rectangular courts have been in existence since 1875.


Clay, Hard, Glass, Carpet, andd Wood are the five types of court surfaces used in professional tennis.


An estimated 54,250 tennis balls are used during the Wimbledon.


Boris Becker is the youngest player ever to win a Wimbledon title. He is also the only unseeded player in history to win the prestigious title.


The Roland Garros Stadium, which hosts the French Open, is named after a French aviator- Roland Garros.


The shortest tennis match lasted a mere 20 minutes. It was played between Susan Tutt and Marion bandy in 1969 at Wimbledon.


The golden cup given to the men’s winner dates back to 1887, while the trophy given to women, called the “salver,” dates back to 1864.


Tennis elbow is an inflammation of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow.


Tanking is a term in tennis for losing a match or “fixing” it for some benefit.


The Olympics introduced tennis in 1896, and removed the game in 1924. However, tennis was reintroduced at the 1988 Olympics, and continues to be a part of the games to this day.


The first set of sisters to ever win Olympic gold medals in tennis were Venus and Serena Williams.


1968 में, फ्रेंच चैंपियनशिप ओपन होने वाला पहला ग्रैंड स्लैम टूर्नामेंट बना, जिसमे एमेच्योर और पेशेवरों को प्रतिस्पर्धा करने की अनुमति दी गई ।


ओपन एरा की शुरुआत 1968 में हुई थी, जब ग्रैंड स्लैम टूर्नामेंट पेशेवर (professional) खिलाड़ियों को शौकीनों (amateurs) के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करने की अनुमति देने के लिए सहमत हुए ।


मार्गरेट स्मिथ कोर्ट ने सबसे अधिक 24 ग्रैंड स्लैम एकल खिताब जीतें हैं (टेनिस के इतिहास में)।


पीट सम्प्रास, जिनके पास रोजर फेडरर से पहले ग्रैंड स्लैम के अधिकतम खिताब थे, ने कभी भी फ्रेंच ओपन खिताब नहीं जीता।


जर्मनी के बोरिस बेकर एकल में विंबलडन जीतने वाले सबसे कम उम्र के पुरुष खिलाड़ी थे। वह 17 साल के थे जब उन्होंने इसे 1985 में जीता था ।


फ्रेंच ओपन वास्तव में एक व्यक्ति के नाम पर रखा गया है - रोलैंड गैरोस। वह एक विश्व स्तरीय एविएटर (विमान चालक) और एक महान टेनिस खिलाड़ी थे ।


1997 में, 16 वर्षीय मार्टिना हिंगिस विश्व की सबसे कम उम्र की नंबर 1 बनीं।


विम्बलडन में महिला एकल विजेता के लिए प्रस्तुत ट्रॉफी को वीनस रोजवाटर डिश के रूप में जाना जाता है।.


1988 में स्टेफी ग्राफ गोल्डन स्लैम जीतने वाली पहली और एकमात्र टेनिस खिलाड़ी बनी ।


सभी चार ग्रैंड स्लैम टूर्नामेंट और ओलंपिक स्वर्ण पदक जीतने वाले को गोल्डन स्लैम विजेता माना जाता है ।


फेड कप - महिलाओं के लिए डेविस कप के समकक्ष। पहली बार 1963 में आयोजित किया गया ।


डैफ्ने अखुर्स्ट मेमोरियल कप ऑस्ट्रेलियन ओपन की महिला एकल विजेता को दिया जाता है ।


डेविस कप - पुरुषों के लिए राष्ट्रों के बीच टेनिस प्रतियोगिता । पहली बार 1900 में आयोजित किया गया ।


नॉर्मन ब्रुक्स चैलेंज कप ऑस्ट्रेलियन ओपन के पुरुष एकल विजेता को दिया जाता है ।


Tennis is believed to have originated in the monastic cloisters in northern France in the 12th century.


Wimbledon, or the Wimbledon Championships, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and also considered to be the most prestigious.


The word “Tennis” comes from the Anglo-Norman term “Tenez.”


The longest tennis match took 11 hours and 5 minutes to complete. It was played between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut. Ultimately, John Isner triumphed with a score line of 6–4, 3–6, 6–7, (7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 (final set).


The first Wimbledon was played in 1877. It is also the first of the four “Grand Slams” to be founded.


The Davis Cup dates to 1900. It is an annual competition between men’s national teams.


The year 1968 marked the beginning of the open era in professional tennis. The French Open was the first “Grand Slam” event to go open.


Tennis is also an Olympic sport, and it can be played by wheelchair users.


Did you know that the tiebreaker, or tiebreak, was invented by James Van Alen in 1965?


The Davis cup first adopted the tiebreaker in all sets except the final set in 1989, and made amendments in their rules to adopt the tiebreakers for all five sets in 2016.


The US Open is the only major tournament to use a tiebreak in the final set for singles.


The one that would end after a maximum of 9 points was called the “sudden-death tiebreaker,” while the one with 12 points was called the “lingering death” tiebreak.


1971 – the tiebreak was introduced in Wimbledon.


Don Budge is the only male player in tennis history to have won six consecutive Grand Slam singles titles, from Wimbledon in 1937 to the US Open in 1938.


Germany’s Sabine Lisicki hit a serve 210 km/h—the fastest ever recorded in women’s tennis.


The term “Love” used in the scoring system of tennis is said to have originated from the French word for “egg,” l’oeuf, because a zero on a scoreboard resembles an egg.


The fastest serve in men’s tennis came from the racket of Australian Sam Groth at 263.44 km/h.


Did you know that if the ball hits a player’s body or any part of their clothing before it lands, it is their opponents point (even if it would have gone out)?


Rufus – a Harris Hawk – is stationed at Wimbledon to keep its sky clear of local pigeons. Would you believe that this hawk has 5000 followers on Twitter?


The game of Tennis also became an indirect reason for the death of King James I of Scotland.


The average age of Ball Boys/Girls who serve at Wimbledon is 15. Every year, 250 of these young kids are selected to serve at the tournament.


In the earlier years of Wimbledon, women wore full-length dresses.


Every year, 24 tons of strawberries are consumed during Wimbledon.


Roger Federrer has scored 10,099 aces to this day, placing hin in the third spot on the list of most aces, while Ivo Karlovic tops the list with 12,196 aces.


1972 is the year when The Association of Tennis Professionals was formed.


Tennis balls were originally white. In 1986, yellow balls were first introduced at Wimbledon.