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Friday, January 28, 2022

Brainsqueeze: Murray at Melbourne

This week’s quiz is on Andy Murray, who has a unique history at the Australian Open.

Written by Shivani Naik |
Updated: January 17, 2022 9:39:18 am
Andy Murray has been given the wildcard at Australian Open.

Andy Murray who was given the wildcard at Australian Open has a unique history at the season’s first Slam. 5 questions on Murray.

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Q1. Andy Murray lost 5 finals at the Australian Open, four of them to Novak Djokovic. Who was the other player to beat him in the final?

ANS: Roger Federer

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Q2. Murray was only the second man in the Open Era to lose five finals at any one major – the Aus Open, joining his former coach, Ivan Lendl. At which Slam was Lendl five times the runner-up?

ANS: US Open

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Q3. In which season did Djokovic score his fifth victory over Murray at Melbourne Park, but was dethroned by the Scot as World No 1 in the season-finale?

ANS: 2016

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Q4. When asked on an Insta chat last April what they’d each do, if they weren’t tennis players, Djokovic said “scientist”. Murray’reply: “Right now it would be cool to be a XXXXXX because you realise what’s important in times like this.”

ANS: Doctor

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Q5. Murray and Djokovic were born a week apart. Who’s older?

ANS: Murray

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