Definition of Tennis. Meaning of Tennis. Synonyms of Tennis

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Definition of Tennis

Tennis
Tennis Ten"nis, n. [OE. tennes, tenies, tenyse; of uncertain origin, perhaps fr. F. tenez hold or take it, fr. tenir to hold (see Tenable).] 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. --Shak. His easy bow, his good stories, his style of dancing and playing tennis, . . . were familiar to all London. --Macaulay. Court tennis, the old game of tennis as played within walled courts of peculiar construction; -- distinguished from lawn tennis. Lawn tennis. See under Lawn, n. Tennis court, a place or court for playing the game of tennis. --Shak.
Tennis
Tennis Ten"nis, v. t. To drive backward and forward, as a ball in playing tennis. [R.] --Spenser.

Meaning of Tennis from wikipedia

- called real tennis. During most of the 19th century, in fact, the term tennis referred to real tennis, not lawn tennis. The rules of modern tennis have changed...
- traditionally named lawn tennis, now commonly known simply as tennis is the direct descendant of what is now denoted real tennis or royal tennis, which continues...
- Table tennis, also known as ping-pong and whiff-whaff, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball, also known as the ping-pong ball...
- The Prince of Tennis (****anese: テニスの王子様, Hepburn: Tenisu no Ōjisama) is a ****anese manga series written and illustrated by Takeshi Konomi. The manga was...
- Tennis is an American indie pop band from Denver, Colorado, United States, made up of husband-and-wife duo Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley. The duo formed...
- A tennis court is the venue where the sport of tennis is pla****. It is a firm rectangular surface with a low net stretched across the centre. The same...
- Masters Series, Tennis Masters Series, ATP Super 9, and ATP Championship Series, Single-W****) are the third highest tier of annual men's tennis tournaments...
- several lists of tennis players By gender List of male singles tennis players List of male doubles tennis players List of female tennis players Tournament...
- United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament. The tournament is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis championships in...
- The Open Era is the current era of professional tennis. It began in 1968 when the Grand Slam tournaments allowed professional players to compete with amateurs...
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