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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 ... In 1926, promoter C.C. Pyle created the first professional tennis tour with a group of American and Fr...

The History of Tennis. How Tennis Was Invented.

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Was This How Tennis was Introduced? The Game of Kings: How Tennis Started. Some people believe that the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans played ...

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 ...

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 ...

Who Invented Table Tennis - All About Table Tennis

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You Are Here: Home » History of Table Tennis » Who Invented Table Tennis? ... When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers ...

tennis | sport | Britannica.com

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The addition of colour and style to tennis wear (once restricted to white) created an entirely new subdivision of leisure clothing. Tennis balls, which historically ...

Quirks of the Game: How Tennis Got Its Scoring System - The New ...

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May 24, 2013 ... King was not the first or the last to feel befuddled by tennis' scoring system, ... “It was invented to cause frustration to those who chose to play.”.

Tennis Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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Tennis rules equipment and history. ... conference was held between 12 nations in Paris and the International Lawn Tennis Federation (ILTF) was created.

Who Invented Tennis Scoring | A scoring system you have to love ...

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Aug 31, 1998 ... Andre Agassi considered the question: Who invented the scoring system in tennis and why?He cocked his bald head."It was invented," he said, ...

Where Did Tennis Get Its Scoring System? | Mental Floss

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Sep 10, 2013 ... Love? 15-30...40? What's the deal with tennis scoring? There's no shortage of theories. Here are a few of them, along with input from ...

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tennis: History - Infoplease

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Unlike most other sports, lawn tennis has precise origins. An Englishman, Major Walter C. Wingfield, invented lawn tennis (1873) and first played it at a garden ...

History of Tennis | HISTORY

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While evidence is thin on the ground, the game of tennis is believed to hark ... in 1850: Charles Goodyear invented a process for rubber called vulcanisation, ...

The History of Tennis - Tennis Theme

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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 ...