EL 147 - Tennis Final Exam-completed

EL 147 - Tennis Final Exam-completed - Name_Patrick Smith_...

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Name_Patrick Smith_________________ Section___________ EL 147 – Tennis Final Exam 1. Please match the person with their brief biography. A. Arthur Ashe B. Bjorn Borg C. Arthur "Bud" Collins, Jr. D. Althea Gibson E. Billie Jean King F. Jean René Lacoste G. Rod Laver H. William “Big Bill” Tilden _G___. Is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Australia. He is the only player in tennis history to have won all four of tennis' Grand Slam singles titles in the same year on two separate occasions – first as an amateur in 1962, and then again as a professional in 1969. _A__. The main court of the National Tennis Center (home to the U.S. Open) is named in his honor. _D___ She was a daughter of sharecroppers whose triumph at the French Tennis Championships of 1956 made her the first African-American woman ever to win a major singles title. The next year she won singles titles at both Wimbledon and the U.S. Championships, and repeated the feat in 1958. _H___. He dominated tennis during the Golden Age of the 1920s and in 1950 was voted the outstanding athlete of the first half of the 20th Century, ahead of Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey. _F___. Known as the Crocodile, would win Wimbledon and the U.S. twice, the French thrice and become a member of the Four Musketeers, the scourges of the tennis world in the 1920s. _E___. She began blazing through the tennis world in 1960 when she first appeared in women's rankings at No, 4. She was 17. For more than two decades she continued
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EL 147 - Tennis Final Exam-completed - Name_Patrick Smith_...

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