Which among the Following is NOT a Tennis Grand Slam Tournament?

By K Balaji|Updated : October 6th, 2022
  1. US Open
  2. South African Open
  3. French Open
  4. Wimbledon

South African Open is not a tennis grand slam tournament. It is the golf championship which was played first in 1903.

Tennis Grand Slams

South African Open Championship is the oldest golf championships at national level, which was played first in 1903, which is the principal tournament on the Sunshine Tour which was Southern-Africa-based. From 1997 it was sanctioned by European Tour.

In 1903, the formal event was first organised, in exhibition matches which were held in the preceding years. The championship was contested initially over 36 holes till 1908, and it was extended to become 72-hole tournament. Non-whites participated in the South African Open, mostly when Papwa Sewgolum completed the second in 1963, and till 1972 that black golfers were permitted to compete.

Grand Slam

Duration

Court Type

Australian open

Mid-January

Hard Court

French open

May and June

Clay

Wimbledon

June-July

Grass

US Open

August-September

Hard court

Terminologies used in Tennis are

  • Deuce, Service, Grandslam, Breakpoint, Advantage, Game Point, Smash, Shot, Grass Court. Break, Baseline, Drop shot, Netplay, etc.

Trophies in tennis are

  • Thant Cup, Edgbaston Cup, Davis Cup, Wightman Cup.

Summary:-

Which among the following is NOT a Tennis Grand Slam Tournament? 1. US Open 2. South African Open 3. French Open 4. Wimbledon

Among the following, South African Open is NOT a tennis grand slam tournament. It was played in the year 1903 for golf championship.

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