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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

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- 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...
- promoter, bridge player, one of the founders of World Team Tennis, and the former husband of Tennis Legend Billie Jean King. King was born in Dayton, Ohio...
- 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...
- 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 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 currently ranked No. 229 in men's singles as of 14...
- This page lists all tennis players who have won at least 30 top-level professional tournament titles since the Open Era began in 1968. Titles can be any...
- 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...
- In tennis, an ace is a legal serve that is not touched by the receiver, winning the point. In professional tennis, aces are generally seen on a player's...
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