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La victoire de Nadal à #RolandGarros vient conclure la semaine #QuizzEnergieClimat spéciale tennis 🎾

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101. La fabrication d’une balle de tennis émet 110g d’équivalent CO2

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102. La phase la plus émissive du cycle de vie d’une raquette de tennis est la production des matières premières (44%)

103. L’énergie d’une balle de tennis lancée à 200 km/h est de 90 Joules

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104. L’hexafluorure de soufre (SF6), gaz à effet de serre 23500 fois plus puissant que le CO2, a été utilisé pour pressuriser les balles de tennis

105. Produire une raquette de tennis nécessite 80 kWh d’énergie (280 MJ)

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If you're a quizzer, you may know this. If not, read ahead to know the surprising connect heavy metal has with the #FrenchOpen 🤘

Apart from @CaroWozniacki, you'd be hard-pressed to think of many famous Danish tennis players. But back in the 1940s and 50s, there was a guy named
Torben, who was very active on the tennis circuit, was the son of an Olympic tennis player. He didn't go "pro" until 1969, signing with WCT-World Championship Tennis, having earlier played as an amateur. He was 40 when he signed up - after most players have already retired.
He made more than 100 appearances at the @DavisCup for #Denmark. Over his career, he made the fourth round at #RolandGarros, @Wimbledon, and @usopen. He even made the semis at the USO in 1959, losing to the blockbuster combo of Emerson/Laver. He was very talented - no doubt.
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