Tennis Grand Slam Winners For GK Current Affairs

GK Notes on List of Tennis Grand Slam Winners is important to ace various competitive exams. 

Candidates appearing for Bank, SSC, RRB, UPSC or any other Government Exam are sure to encounter questions based on the Grand Slam Winners in the exam. The topic Grand Slam Winners is covered under the GK/GA section of the syllabus of most of these exams.

Hence, for convenient preparation, go through the list of Tennis Grand Slam Winners thoroughly given in the article and download the PDF.

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Grand Slam Winners 2020

Out of the four Grand Slam Tennis Tournaments, the Australian Open took place from January 20th to February 2nd 2020 and the winner of the Grand Slam (Australian Open 2020) is as follows.

Grand Slam Winners 2020
Australian Open  Mens’ Singles – Novak Djokovic

Womens’ Singles – Sofia Kenin

The French Championship and Wimbledon Tennis were on hold for 2020 because of COVID-19 and the US Open was scheduled to be conducted in September 2020.

The second Grand Slam US Open is also successfully held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York from August 31st to September 13th 2020. The winners of the Grand Slam Tennis for US Open 2020 are as follows-

Grand Slam Winners 2020
US Open  Mens’ Singles – Dominic Thiem

Womens’ Singles – Naomi Osaka

The Grand Slam 2020 French Open was organised from September 27th to October 11th 2020. Earlier the schedule of French open Grand Slam Tournament was May 24th to June 7th, which got postponed due to COVID-19.

The  Grand Slam Winners 2020 for French Open Tennis are as mentioned below-

Grand Slam Winners 2020
French Open  Mens’ Singles – Rafael Nadal

Womens’ Singles – Iga Swiatek

The championship of Wimbledon 2020 is cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19. For detailed information on the Winners Of Grand Slam Tennis of Individual major check the link provided. 

  1. Australian Open Winners 
  2. French Open Winners 
  3. Wimbledon Winners 
  4. US Open Tennis Winners 

Tennis Grand Slam Winners 2019

Grand Slam Winners 2019
Australian Open  Mens’ Singles – Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Womens’ Singles – Naomi Osaka (Japan)

French Open  Mens’ Singles – Rafael Nadal Parera (Spain)

Womens’ Singles – Ashleigh Barty (Australia)

Wimbledon Tennis Mens’ Singles – Novak Djokovic

Womens’ Singles – Simona Halep (Romania)

United States Open Mens’ Singles – Rafael Nadal

Womens’ Singles – Bianca Andreescu

Aspirants preparing for various competitive exams can go through the winners’ list of important sports events:

Tennis Grand Slam Winners 2018

The table highlights the Tennis Grand Slam Winners 2018.

Grand Slam Winners 2018
Australian Open  Mens’ Singles – Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Womens’ Singles – Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)

French Open  Mens’ Singles – Rafael Nadal Parera (Spain)

Womens’ Singles – Simona Halep (Romania)

Wimbledon Tennis Mens’ Singles – Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Womens’ Singles – Angelique Kerber (Germany)

United States Open Mens’ Singles – Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Womens’ Singles – Naomi Osaka (Japan)

Candidates can also check important general awareness topics given below for competitive exams preparation:

Tennis Grand Slam

  • The Four annual tennis tournaments are collectively called the Grand Slam also known as majors.
  • The Grand Slam is operated by the ITF- the International Tennis Federation.
  • The Grand Slam tournaments consist of the Australian Open in mid-January, the French Open or Roland Garros around late May, Wimbledon in June end, and the US Open tennis at the end of August. 
  • All the four Tennis Grand Slam tournaments are played over a period of 2 weeks. 
  • Wimbledon Tennis is the oldest, founded in 1877, then comes the US Open in 1881 followed by the French Open in 1891, and the last is Australian Open in 1905.
  •  The Australian tennis and US tournaments are played on hard courts, the French Open on clay courts, and Wimbledon on grass courts.
  • The French Open tournaments were not considered a Grand Slam before 1924 – 1925
  • Together, all four Majors in all three disciplines (singles, doubles, and mixed doubles) are called a “boxed set” of Grand Slam titles
  • Winning all four majors during the course of a career is called a career Grand Slam
  • Winning the four majors in consecutive tournaments, but not in the same year is called the non-calendar year Grand Slam.

Aspirants preparing for various competitive exams can go through the SSC General Awareness for their preparation, The topics covered in the given link are common for all the examinations.

Aspiring for a career in the government sector? Check the following links for preparation of government exams-

Sample Questions on Grand Slam Tennis Tournament

The relevance of the topic – Tennis Grand Slam Winners can only be understood by getting familiar with the type of questions asked in various competitive exams based on it.

Hence, candidates can go through a few sample questions to understand the variety of questions asked in various government or competitive exams.

Q.1. How Many Times have Rafael Nadal won the French Open?

  1. 12
  2. 14
  3. 17
  4. 11

Answer (4)

Q.2. Which country is associated with the Origin of Tennis?

  1. USA
  2. France
  3. England
  4. Germany

Answer (2)

Q.3. The International Tennis Federation is headquartered at ____.

  1. London
  2. New York
  3. Sidney
  4. France

Answer (1)

Q.4. Which among the following is the oldest Tennis Tournament of the World?

  1. French Open
  2. United States Open
  3. Wimbledon Tennis
  4. Australian Open

Answer (3)

Q.5. Who among the following won the Grand Slam title successively four times?

  1. Monica Seles
  2. Martina Navratilova
  3. Serena Williams
  4. Steffi Graf

Answer (4)

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The questions given-above are just for reference, candidates are advised to check the Previous Year Question Papers with solution PDF to get familiar with the type and difficulty level of questions asked in the government exams related to the topic.

Candidates willing to appear for various competitive exams must have a clear idea of the entire syllabus and only then can they start the systematic preparation of various government exams. So given below are a set of links they can refer to:

Aspirants of various government exams and especially candidates who are aspiring for a career in banking sectors can visit the Banking Awareness page for assistance in preparation.

Aspirants who are willing to apply for various Government exams are advised to start their preparation as early as possible and for any help or assistant, they can refer to BYJU’S to get the latest information, study material and tips for preparation.

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