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Lawn Tennis Facts


                                   

   

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Lawn Tennis
  • The game Tennis was introduced by Major Wingfeild in Wales in 1870.
  • All England Championship (populary known as Wimbledon Championship) started in 1877 for men only. Tennis competitions for women (in Wimbledon Championship) were introduced in 1884.








Some important measurements in Lawn Tennis
Length of the court 78 feet or 23.77 m (singles)
Width of the court 27 feet or 8.23 m (singles), 36 feet or 10.97 m (doubles)
Height of the net 3 feet (0.914 m)
Weight of the ball 56.0 to 59.4 gram
Maximum length of the frame of the racket 32 inches (81.28 cm)
Colour of the ball White or Yellow

Some important terminology in Lawn Tennis :- Ace, Advantage, A let, Back hand drive, Deuce, Chip Shot, Volley, Half Volley, Let fault, Foot fault, Double Fault, Smash, Service, Grand Slam, Singles sticks, Love, Slice.


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