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2012 Tennis ATP Tour Year in Review Quiz

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1. Who won the 2012 Australian Open singles title?

Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal

2. Which nation had the most players ranked in the top 30 in singles at the end of the 2012 season?

Serbia
France
Spain
Germany

3. Who won the 2012 Roland Garros singles title?

Roger Federer
Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal

4. Of the top ten, who played the most tournaments in 2012?

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Novak Djokovic
Janko Tipsarevic
David Ferrer

5. Who won the 2012 Wimbledon singles title?

Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal

6. Which nation won the 2012 Davis Cup?

France
Serbia
Spain
Czech Republic

7. Who won the 2012 US Open singles title?

Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal
Andy Murray

8. Who ended 2012 with the number one singles ranking?

Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal

9. Who won the gold medal in men's singles at the 2012 Olympics?

Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal

10. Who won the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the end of 2012?

Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer

Answers

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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