2012 Tennis ATP Tour Year in Review Quiz
1. Novak Djokovic claimed his third Australian Open title in 2012, defeating Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7(5), 7-5 in the longest final, 5 hours 53 minutes, in Grand Slam history.
2. Spain had four players in the top 30 at the end of 2012: Rafael Nadal at #4, David Ferrer at #5, Nicolas Almagro at #11, and Fernando Verdasco at #24. France and Germany each had three.
3. Rafael Nadal won his seventh singles title at the 2012 Roland Garros, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 to surpass Bjorn Borg by owning the most French Open singles titles of any male player in the Open Era.
4. Ranked #9 at year's end, Janko Tipsarevic played 28 ATP tournaments, the most of anyone in the top ten. Behind him, with 26 tournaments, was Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, ranked #8.
5. Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to take his seventh Wimbledon singles title, the number one world ranking for a 286th week, and his 17th Grand Slam singles title. The first two of these accomplishments tied Pete Sampras's records; the third was three better than Pete, who previously held the record.
6. In 2012, Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic became the first man over 30 to win the decisive fifth rubber in a Davis Cup final in 100 years, defeating Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 7-6(0), 3-6, 6-3.
7. Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic 7-6(10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 to win the 2012 US Open, his first Grand Slam singles title and the first won by a British man since Fred Perry won the US Championships in 1936.
8. Novak Djokovic finished 2012 at #1, with 2655 more ranking points than Roger Federer, who finished at #2.
9. Andy Murray of Great Britain defeated Roger Federer of Switzerland 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 to win the gold medal in men's singles at the 2012 Olympics, and Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia to win the bronze.
10. Novak Djokovic claimed his second title at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, defeating six-time champion Roger Federer 7-6(6), 7-5.
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