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History of the Sport Tennis


The original name of tennis was "lawn tennis" in this game where two opposing players (single) or a pair of players (double) use a tight strand racket to hit a ball of a specified size. , weight, and bounce over the net in a rectangular court. Points are awarded to a player or team whenever the opponent fails to return the ball correctly within the prescribed court size. Organized tennis is played in accordance with rules approved by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the sport’s global governing body.


When it was first made in the 12th century in northern France, the 카지노 now known as tennis was unlike its modern variant played to this day. It did not use the racket, but rather, a ball was hit with an open palm. After being adopted by the nobility and nobility of France, England, and several other European territories, "royal tennis" (known in France as "jeu de paume" - the game of palms) became a sport more like modern tennis. when simple rackets were adopted in the 16th century.


Some people believe that the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans played different versions of tennis. Drawings and descriptions of any game such as tennis have not yet been discovered, but some Arabic words dating back to ancient Egyptian times have been cited as evidence. The theory is that the name tennis came from the Egyptian town of Tinnis next to the Nile and the word racquet came from the Arabic word for palm, rahat.


As tennis became increasingly popular and when newly discovered lawnmowers (patented in 1830) allowed tennis courts to move to lawns, professional clubs and large courts appeared throughout Europe and other parts of the country. world. The most famous courts formed the foundation of the “Four Majors” tournament — Wimbledon (1877), U.S. Open (1881), French Open (1891) and Australian Open (1905).


Professional tennis players founded the well -known annual competition known as the “Davis Cup” in 1900, and more recently, the Fed Cup in 1963. Charles Goodyear invented the vulcanization process for rubber, and in the 1850s, began to Players experiment with using bouncier rubber balls outside on the grass courts. An outdoor game is, of course, completely different from an indoor game played on walls, so many new sets of rules have been developed.

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