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...
- Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small rackets...
- Tennis Channel is an American sports-oriented digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the Sinclair Television Group subsidiary...
- Soft tennis is a racket game pla**** on a court of two halves, separated by a net. Like regular tennis, it is pla**** by individuals (singles) or pairs (doubles)...
- 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 center. The same...
- is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the ****ociation of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Nadal...
- glossary of tennis terminology. Contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z References External links Ace: Serve where the tennis ball lands...
- The game that most people call 'Tennis' is the direct descendant of what is now known as real tennis or royal tennis (which continues to be pla**** today...
- The Prince of Tennis (****anese: テニスの王子様, Hepburn: Tenisu no Ōjisama) is a ****anese manga series about a tennis prodigy written and illustrated by Takeshi...
- Sir Andrew Barron Murray OBE (born 15 May 1987) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland. Murray represents Great Britain in his sporting activities...
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