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History of tennis - Wikipedia


The game that most people call tennis is the direct descendant of what is now known as real tennis or royal tennis Most of the rules of the game commonly ...

History of Tennis | HISTORY


While evidence is thin on the ground, the game of tennis is believed to hark back thousands of years, with several indicators suggesting the ancient Egyptians, ...

tennis | sport | Britannica.com


Jul 10, 2012 ... An important milestone in the history of tennis was the decision of the All England Croquet Club to set aside one of its lawns at Wimbledon for ...

tennis: History - Infoplease


History Origins Unlike most other sports, lawn tennis has precise origins. An Englishman, Major Walter C. Wingfield, invented lawn tennis and.

The History of Tennis, Part 1 - Discover France


Nancy Koran, author of The Zen of Tennis, traces the history of tennis from its origins in the courtyards of 13th-century French monasteries, to the modern-day ...

A Brief History of Tennis - RecTennis


Nov 6, 2015 ... The history of tennis begins with 12th century French monks and evolves to include lawn tennis and finally, modern or real tennis.

Tennis Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History


Tennis rules equipment and history. Origins in England, relationship to croquet, Evolution of court and rackets, Olympic history - start and withdrawal.

Baseline: The history of tennis quick shots


3 days ago ... The history of tennis quick shots. Tennis. @Nina10tenmedia. Trivia Tuesday: Tennis Facts. By Nina10tenmedia via Tennis. Start Quiz.

History of Lawn Tennis, The Beginning 1873 - 1900, by Jim McCready


Nov 22, 2005 ... Gallery of Antique and Vintage Tennis Racquets, History of Tennis at the Turn of the 20th Century, Library of Tennis History Resources, Tennis ...

A Brief History of Tennis


Jun 17, 2016 ... The history of tennis dates back several thousand years. The game was first created by European monks to be played for entertainment ...

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The History of Tennis. How Tennis Was Invented.


Some people believe that the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans played different versions of tennis. Drawings and descriptions of any tennis-like games ...

The History of Tennis - Tennis Theme


Through the history,tennis became very popular,especially in France, where was accepted by the royal family. Later on,King of England Henry VIII builds a ...

A short history of tennis: Henry VIII to Federer the great - CNN.com


Apr 14, 2010 ... From the royal courts of England and France to centre court at Wimbledon, from Henry VIII to Federer the great, the game of tennis is steeped in ...