Lawn Tennis Facts


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 court78 feet or 23.77 m (singles)
Width of the court27 feet or 8.23 m (singles), 36 feet or 10.97 m (doubles)
Height of the net3 feet (0.914 m)
Weight of the ball56.0 to 59.4 gram
Maximum length of the frame of the racket32 inches (81.28 cm)
Colour of the ballWhite 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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