Definitions for "Tennis"
A play in which a ball is driven to and fro, or kept in motion by striking it with a racket or with the open hand.
To drive backward and forward, as a ball in playing tennis.
British Major Walter Clopton Wingfield defined the rules of modern game of tennis in 1874. He called it "sphairistike." (Greek for "playing ball.") Major Clopton converted the design of an earlier French game to one that could be played in an open field. In the French game, the server announced "Tenez!" ("Look here!") and then served the ball. The name soon became associated with the English game.
Keywords:  tanis, manzala, tinnis, refugees, egypt
Tennis or Tinnis was an ancient city of Egypt situated at , on an island in Manzala Lake, southwest of Port Said. The city was founded by refugees from Tanis, after which the city was named. Tennis was an important port, exporting agricultural products of Egypt, particularly textiles, throughout the Middle East.
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An activity course with emphasis on learning the basic skills and strategy of tennis through lectures, demonstrations of skills, individual/group practice drills, and intraclass competition. Also included is an overview of tennis history, scoring procedures, etiquette, rules, terminology, and equipment.
Keywords:  rea, chris, album, released
Tennis is an album by Chris Rea, released in 1980.
Simulation of a traditional tennis match.
Keywords:  travel, track, field
Track and Field Travel