Lawn tennis : Important points you should know

In this article you find the some interesting point about the lawn tennis its development and terminology along with great player involved in the game. Lawn tennis popularly known as tennis since 1400, a long back ago. in this article you also come to know the different terminologies associated with tennis and different championships' held in the world.

Tennis is also known as lawn tennis, Pallota and Lawn Racket earlier. England played a major role in its development. The firs tennis club "Limington Club" was established by a English man Harry Jam. The game can be played on two surfaces grass-court and hard-court. In 1913 it goes to the hand of International Tennis Federation. It was the 1900 when first Davis Cup was held.

Terminology in Lawn tennis

Deuce, volley, service, stroke, back hand, forehead, singles, doubles, racket, net ball, service break, straight set, return service line , side umpire, base line, center line, grass court, hard court, clay court, fault, grip, ground stroke, refree, linesman, in, out, match point, tie break, setpoint, half voley, smash, pace, top spin, wrong foot love, speed, break point, change of ends, overhead, lob, kill etc.

Lay out of Lawn tennis court

Diameter of the ball various from 2.5 to 2.58 inch, the colour of the ball is white or yellow and weght can various from 56.7 to 58.5 grams.
The maximum length of the racket is 32 inch and maximum breadth 12.5 inches.
The court measures 78 feet by 27 feet. The height of the net is 3 to 6 .
Height of net will be 3 feet 6 inch.
The game is played as singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

Important championship tournament of Lawn tennis

Grand Slam: the biggest event (Wimbledon, French Open, Australia Open, US Open), Davis cup, Whiteman cup, Federation Cup, Hopman Cup, ATP championship, Italian Open, Canadian Open, Japan Open, Indian setelte Open, Dr Rajendra Prasad Cup, German Open etc.


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