"Anyone For Tennis?" 🎾👟🏓



Here is a little something to help celebrate the start of 'Wimbledon 2021' on Monday June 28.



Begin by asking who likes to watch tennis?

Has anyone ever been to Wimbledon? What was it like, as a day out?

Who likes to play a game of tennis? Or have members enjoyed other sports and pastimes?



Which sports will you be watching this summer?


- 'Wimbledon'

- 'EUFA European Football Championship'

- 'Rugby Lions Tour'

- 'Tokyo Olympic Games'


or something else?



To get people in the mood, play the opening titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-WlDZUqV6o






MUSIC & PICTURE QUIZ




1. What year was the 'All England Lawn Tennis Club' founded?







2. What are the 6 scores in a game of tennis. Here are the initials ...


L -

F -

T -

F -

A -

D -







3. What is the name given to a tennis court judge?







4. What is a serve that cannot be hit or returned called?







5. Who sang to please the crowds when rain stopped play during 'Wimbledon 1996'?



6. What year was 'Hawk Eye' introduced?







7. What year was the retractable roof installed over 'Centre Court'?







8. Who is the main BBC presenter for 'Today At Wimbledon'?

Which TV quiz show does she host?







9. Which Royal presents the plate and cup to the winners at Wimbledon?







10. Which 4 major Tennis Championships make up 'The Grand Slam'?







11. SONG. 'The Wombling Song', The Wombles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-WlDZUqV6o


What were 'The Wombles' concerned about?






12. Identify the player?

Which year did she win Wimbledon?







13. Identify the player?

What was her nationality?







14. Identify the player?

Which UK tennis player did she marry?







15. Identify the player?

Where did she defect to the USA from?







16. Identify the player?

Complete the phrase ... "You cannot .. .......!"







17. Identify the player?

What nationality was he?







18. Identify the player?

What nationality was he?







19. Identify the player?

What nationality was he?







20. Identify the player?

What nationality was he?

Rather controversially he climbed up to the VIP enclosure after winning the championship in 1987.







21. Identify this married couple?







22. SONG. 'You're Sixteen', Ringo Starr -


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkR7u_sOtHI


What three ingredients are there in a 'Peach Melba'?







23. Identify the player?

What was named after him?







24. Identify the player?

What do you reckon his net worth is?







25. Identify the player?

Is his net worth higher or lower than the chap above?







26. Identify the sisters?







27. Identify the player?

Where was he born and raised?







28. Identify the player?

What is his nationality?







29. Identify the player?

What two years did he win Wimbledon?







30. Which male player last won Wimbledon before that in 1936?







31. He also won 'Olympic Gold', but at which Games?







32. Tickets for the 'Men's Final' are like gold dust, or as 'rare as hen's teeth. How much do you reckon they would set you back (face value)?







33. SONG. 'Sunshine Of Your Love', Cream -


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zt51rITH3EA&t=10s


What has 'Cream' in common with tennis?







34. SONG. 'Strawberry Fields Forever', The Beatles -


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtUH9z_Oey8


What is the difference between a 'Cornish' and a 'Devon' cream tea?









ANSWERS



1. 23rd July 1868



2. L - LOVE

F - FIFTEEN

T - THIRTY

F - FORTY

A - ADVANTAGE

D - DEUCE



3. Umpire



4. Ace



5. Cliff Richard



6. 2007



7. 2009



8. Sue Barker

'A Question Of Sport'



9. Prince Michael Duke Of Kent



10. French Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Australian Open



11. Recycling



12. Virginia Wade

1977



13. Billy Jean King

American



14. Chris Evert

John Lloyd



15. Martina Navratilova

Czech Republic



16. John McEnroe

"You CANNOT BE SERIOUS!"



17. Jimmy Connors

USA



18. Bjorn Borg

Swedish



19. Boris Becker

German



20. Pat Cash

Australian



21. Steffi Graf & Andre Agassi



22. Peaches, Raspberry Sauce & Vanilla Ice Cream (Yum!)



23. Tim Henman

'Henman Hill'



24. Pete Sampras

$150m



25. Roger Federer

Higher - $900m (clothing line)



26. Venus & Serena Williams



27. Raphael Nadal

Majorca



28. Novak Djokovic

Serbian



29. Andy Murray

2013 & 2016



30. Fred Perry



31. London, 2014



32. £3,495



33. Singles & Doubles (Sorry!)



34. Devon - cream sits on top of the scone, then the jam on top of that

Cornish cream tea - jam as the first ingredient on the scone, followed by the cream (Is that clear?)













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