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History of tennis

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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

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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 Equipment, History and Rules | Olympic.org

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

The History of Tennis

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A Complete and Attractive Guide to the History of Tennis. The history of tennis dates back several thousand years. The game was first created by European ...

The Origins and Early History of Tennis - About.com

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The earliest origins of tennis are a matter of some dispute. One side believes that the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans played a precursor to tennis.

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

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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 ...

The History of Tennis - Tennis Theme

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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 ...

The History of Lawn Tennis - Library of Birmingham

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The History of Lawn Tennis. Thomas Henry Gem, known better as Harry Gem, was born in Birmingham on 21 May 1819. He attended Kings College London, ...

Who Invented Tennis? - Inventors - About.com

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Jun 29, 2015 ... The sport of tennis has a history spanning many cultures over thousands of years , with games of balls and rackets being played in various ...

USCTA | History - The United States Court Tennis Association

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The Royal & Ancient Game of Tennis: A Short History. by Allison Danzig. An etching of people playing Royal Tennis. Compliments of The United States Court  ...

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tennis | sport | Britannica.com

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May 9, 2014 ... The modern game of tennis is played by millions in clubs and on public ... An important milestone in the history of tennis was the decision of the ...

The History of Tennis. How Tennis Was Invented.

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Drawings and descriptions of any tennis-like games have not been ... The theory goes that the name tennis is derived from the Egyptian town of Tinnis alongside ...

tennis: History - Infoplease

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