tennis facts Selected as the most interesting among sport related questions in Sport quiz French Open, a major tennis tournament is named after French aviator Roland-Garros. What did he do?He flew across the Mediterranean Sea. Roland Garros gained fame for making the flight from Fréjus in France to Bizerte in Tunisia. The following year, Garros joined the French army at the outbreak of World War I. Garros is sometimes erroneously called the world's first fighter ace. In fact, he shot down only four aircraft; the definition of "ace" is five or more victories.Created by: globalquiz.orgParis facts » Which trophy has a pineapple on its top?Wimbledon Trophy. Pineapple sits atop the Wimbledon cup as an outdated symbol of luxury. Back in 17th-century England pineapples were one of the most sought-after commodities, and thus the pineapple achieved a social status.Created by: globalquiz.orgEngland facts » Which top tennis players are married together?Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi. Steffi Graf married Andre Agassi on 22 October 2001. They have two children.Created by: globalquiz.orgcelebrities facts » In which sport is the Venus Rosewater Dish awarded?Tennis. The Venus Rosewater Dish is the Ladies' Singles Trophy awarded at The Championships, Wimbledon since 1886. Rosewater dishes were used in England to catch rosewater poured over the hands to wash them after eating. The award was made in 1864, and is a copy from a pewter original in the Louvre. Created by: globalquiz.orgcups facts » In which sport is the Davis Cup awarded?Tennis. The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men's tennis, contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. The trophy was founded by one of the first four US players. Since US won the first tournament, Davies received his own trophy.Created by: globalquiz.orgtrophies facts » Where is Ivan Lendl from?Czechoslovakia. Lendl was born in 1960 into a tennis family in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He relocated to the United States in 1981, first living at the home of mentor and friend, Polish tennis player Wojtek Fibak. He became a United States citizen in 1992, shortly before his retirement.Created by: globalquiz.orgfamous people facts » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.