- 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.