Tennis Hall of Fame-2019 Inductees

Tennis Hall of Fame
Question: Which of the following woman tennis player recently became the first Asian to be inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame?
(a) Sania Mirza
(b) Zheng Jie
(c) Li Na
(d) Peng Shui
Answer: (c)
Related facts:
  • On 20th July, 2019; France’s Mary Pierce, China’s Li Na and Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikiov were inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame.
  • Li Na of China is the first Asian to be inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame.
  • She reached the world No. 2 ranking and was a champion at the French Open and the Australian Open.
  • Mary Pierce of France is a former world No. 3 in singles and doubles, and a four-time major champion.
  • She has won the singles title at the Australian Open, singles and doubles titles at Roland-Garros, and a mixed doubles title at Wimbledon.
  • Kafelnikov of Russia is a former world No. 1, Olympic Gold Medalist, and the winner of four major doubles titles.

Links:

https://sportstar.thehindu.com/tennis/li-na-international-tennis-hall-of-fame-mary-pierce-yevgeny-kafelnikov/article28627642.ece

https://www.tennisfame.com/news/2019/Classof2019

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