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History of Tennis


Historical development of tennis dates back several a large number of years. So, individuals who are involve in historical researches of this excellent sport claim to possess discovered evidence of playing tennis in ancient Greece culture.

The History of tennis game was created from a 12th century French handball game called “Paume” (palm). Within this game the ball was struck with the hand. Following some time “Paume” game created handball “Jeu de Paume” (game of the palm) and there were used racquets. The game was first created by European monks for entertainment roles during ceremonial occasions. At first, the ball was hit with hands. Later, the leather glove came into existence. This leather glove was replaced with an adaptive handle for effective hitting and serving of the ball...

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