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

- Tennis is a racket sport that is pla**** either individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each...
- The Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning all four major championships in one discipline in a calendar year. In doubles, a team may accomplish...
- The US Open Tennis Championships, commonly called the US Open, is a hardcourt tennis tournament held annually in Queens, New York. Since 1987, the US Open...
- 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...
- Table tennis (also known as ping-pong) is a racket sport derived from tennis but distinguished by its playing surface being atop a stationary table, rather...
- tennis, invented in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, now commonly known simply as tennis, is the direct descendant of what is now denoted real tennis or...
- 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player. Nadal has been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the ****ociation of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for 209 w****s...
- The following articles list tennis records and statistics: This article includes a sports-related list of lists....
- Era in April 1968, only amateurs were allowed to compete in established tennis tournaments, including the four Grand Slam tournaments (also known as the...
- 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...