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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_tennis

The game that most people call 'tennis' is the direct descendant of what is now known as real .... Wingfield claimed that he had invented his version of the game for the amusement of his guests at a weekend garden party on his estate of ...

www.athleticscholarships.net/history-of-tennis.htm

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

www.thoughtco.com/who-invented-tennis-1991673

Apr 15, 2017 ... The sport of tennis has a history spanning many cultures over thousands of years , with games of balls and rackets being played in various ...

www.cnn.com/2010/SPORT/tennis/04/14/history.of.tennis.federer.henryIII/index.html

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 ...

www.tennistheme.com/tennishistory.html

1873 ▫ LAWN TENNIS ▫ Major Walter Wingfield invented a version of Real Tennis that can be played outdoors on a lawn. The game called 'Sphairistike' (Greek ...

www.britannica.com/sports/tennis

tennis: game in which two opposing players (singles) or pairs of players (doubles ) use tautly strung rackets to hit a ball of specified size, weight, and bounce over ...

www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/asia-and-africa/egyptian-history/tennis

Tennis, founded when Tanis was abandoned, was a port and center of commerce of some importance. It was particularly notable for its fine textiles ( much prized ...

www.itftennis.com/technical/balls/other/history.aspx

The game of tennis (more properly known as lawn tennis) was developed in ... a vulcanisation process invented by Charles Goodyear in the 1850s, was used to ...

www.quora.com/Who-invented-tennis

There are whole books written on this subject. No one person invented tennis, and it happened over centuries starting waay back! The modern game of lawn tennis ...

www.olympic.org/news/a-brief-history-of-tennis

May 3, 2017 ... ... tennis has spread all over the world. Designed and codified in England in the 1870s, it is the direct descendant of jeu de paume, invented in ...