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Trivial Matters

June 30, 2003
June 30, 2003

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Following Through Last week, Lleyton Hewitt entered Wimbledon as
the top seed for the second year in a row. This time he lost in
the first round, but last year he became the fifth top-seeded man
in six years to win the tournament. Who is the last No. 1 seed to
win the women's title?

a. Lindsay Davenport
b. Steffi Graf
c. Martina Hingis
d. Venus Williams

Seedless Greats Since Wimbledon's seeding process began in 1927,
only two unseeded players, either male or female, have won a
singles championship. Who are they?

This Week's Matchup The least publicized of Wimbledon's five
major titles is mixed doubles. Match the man and woman who
together reached the tournament's mixed doubles finals.

1. Jonas Bjorkman a. Kim Clijsters
2. Lleyton Hewitt b. Anna Kournikova
3. Max Mirnyi c. Helena Sukova
4. Todd Woodbridge d. Serena Williams

Call to Order Place these former champions in order of the number
of matches they played at Wimbledon.

a. Jimmy Connors
b. Chris Evert
c. John McEnroe
d. Virginia Wade

ANSWERS

FOLLOWING THROUGH: c. Martina Hingis, in 1997, was the last woman
to take the Wimbledon championship as the No. 1 seed. The last
two champions, Venus Williams (2001) and Serena Williams (2002),
were No. 2 seeds.

SEEDLESS GREATS: The 2001 men's champion Goran Ivanisevic was
unseeded, as was Boris Becker when he won as a 17-year-old in
1985.

THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1. b (1999 runners-up); 2. a (2000
runners-up); 3. d (1998 champions); 4. c (1994 champions)

CALL TO ORDER: Wade (212 matches); Evert (174); McEnroe (136);
Connors (123)