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This category is all about the game of tennis, including questions regarding tennis players and game techniques such as the forehand, backhand and volley.
If you mean for sport it is doubtful there is enough recorded evidence to exactly pinpoint any one person or culture. Regardless from watching several TLC documentaries.The ancient Aztecs played a form of basketball with a hoop placed on the side of a wall. They used a crude leather ball. Ancient Eg…
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The early tennis ball was "a wad of hair, wool, or cork wrapped in string and cloth or leather." It would have been invented by the people who most likely invented tennis: French monks in the 11th or 12th century. The modern version is a hollow ball, with two different kinds of material covering it…
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Like any other skill the only real way to improve is to practice. Right, but that's not really telling HOW... sometime when you get a few free minutes, practice just kicking the ball as far as possible (with relative accuracy) in an empty field or somewhere similar. This will help improve the dista…
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It was Thursday July 18 to Sunday July 21
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Go to college.
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Ball games can be traced back to ancient times and the earliest representations can be found in carvings in Egyptian temples dating from 1500BC. The Ancient Egyptians and the people that followed actually played ball games as part of their religious ceremonies. These traditions and the whole concept…
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It depends on what you define as oldest, but you should probably consider the ancient Greek Olympics, where the did weight lifting, discuss throwing, and running. I would say the oldest of all professional sports is running, because humans have probably been racing each other for thousands and thous…
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They improved them a lot! If your question would be more specific, it would be easier to answer. The tennis balls used to be wads of hair or wool wrapped in stuff, but now they are more rubbery for bounce. I don't know exactly how.
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Major Walter Clopton Wingfield invented land tennis in 1873, which later became the "tennis" we know today. (For more info, go to the related link below.) Some believe that the game started with the ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians, but actual documentation shows that it really began around t…
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Two of the highest earning sportsman in the world are American golfer Tiger woods and Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
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Mickey Wright won three majors in 1961 Babe Zaharias won three majors in 1950 Betsy Rawls won three majors in 1959 This year 2013, Inbee Park gets a Grandslam for winning 3 consecutive game . She has claimed the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the LPGA Championship and the U.S. Women's Open. Karie W…
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Answer Rubber helps Tennis Balls bounce better. If you get the kind of tennis balls with a very solid and not hollow rubber, it won't bounce. If it's hollow it will bounce way better. How could tennis balls not bounce without rubber? Answer Tennis balls are made of rubber because it helps it …
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The four major professional tennis tournaments consist of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. These four major tournaments are considered the "Grand Slam" tournaments. The Australian Open is the first of the four to be played each year, with the event occurring in the secon…
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If there were, golden retrievers would be extinct! Dogs have been chewing on tennis balls since the day they made them yellow, and I haven't heard of any harmful effects yet.
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You can return serves either cross court, down the line, short, or deep to the baseline. The type of return you hit should take into account the spin on the serve. Serves with topspin will bounce high. Serves that are flat tend to be low and will go into your body. Serves with slice will kick out a…
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Topspin lobs are a great tennis shot to have. A topspin lob adds depth to your game and keeps your opponent guessing. Instead of always hitting them volleys when they are at the net, slip in a few topspin lobs. You better hit the topspin lob properly because if you don't, your opponent will most lik…
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Answer Basically, tennis is a game with two or four players divided equally on two halves of a court having a net stretched across its width. The players decide who is to "serve" first. The server will serve on his/her half of the tennis court to the opponent(s) until the game is won by at least …
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On your first serve, you always stand on the right side, also known as the "deuce" side. No matter which set or game you are serving in, you always stand on the right side when serving for the first time. This goes for each game. However, in the standard tie-break which starts at 6-all, after the fi…
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Answer Tennis was invented The modern game of tennis originated in the United Kingdom in the late 19th century.
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Answer No this is not true. Having a racquet strung tight does have an overall effect on how the racquet plays, but to say it will make it harder to serve is simply not true. Tighter strings can reduce the power potential of a tennis racquet but if the player has superb technique he/she may need …
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They have fuzz on them so the air the ball is traveling through can grip the ball to enhance the spin on the ball. ex. To move it farther (backspin) or to make it drop (topspin) or to make it curve to the side (sidespin). The fuzz also allows the ball to have better interaction with the surface, the…
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Sometime before 1480
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According to Bill Kellogg - a committee member on the USA DAVIS CUP- the International Tennis Federation came up with another term to distinguish between a "match between nations" and the "individual match between the players". The term is a tie. For example USA vs France is a tie. The term "rubber…
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A wet tennis ball is a ruined tennis ball. It does not bounce as high. You can dry a tennis ball quickly by hitting it against a chain-link fence repidly for a little while. Once the ball is dry, then you can use it again.
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A basketball depends on pressurized air for its bounciness. When the ball hits the court, it compresses that air and the air stores energy in its compression. The ball's rebound is powered by the air returning to its original characteristics. The ball's skin, on the other hand, isn't all that bouncy…
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Men can burn up to 600 calories an hour; women up to 420 calories an hour. A player's arm and leg strength improves: the arms by hitting the ball (although, usually, the player's dominant arm receives much more of a workout than the other), and the legs by running after the ball (i.e., sprinting, j…
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Tennis Slice ServeTo hit a slice serve in tennis you must come around the side of the ball. For a right-hander, your strings must connect and 'brush' around the outer right side of the ball. This brushing means you don't get the power of a flat serve, however it allows a greater angle to be achieved…
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30/30 in Tennisbecause it isn't at the point where you would normally win the game if you won the following point?.
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tennis rackets i think tennis rackets are made from composite material witch consists of a mixture of graphite and boron from gilly rackets are made of graphite,titanium and carbon fibre
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Answer no Answer This question is too vague to be meaningful.
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A let is a stroke that doesn't count and must be replayed. This most commonly happens when a serve touches the net before entering the proper service court. It's also a let if the serve is delivered before the receiver is ready, if play is interrupted by some unusual occurrence (such as an animal ru…
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Tennis' Level of Difficultyme personaly i believe it is but its easier to people how actually do their homework and study the sport even if you believe you can play it or not just believe in yourself and shoot for your goals i promise you that you will be where you wnat to be if you just believe in …
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Answer Tennis has a long history (deriving from the 'jeu de paume'), but its establishment as the modern sport can be dated to two separate roots. In 1859 Major Thomas Henry Gem, a solicitor, and his friend Batista Pereira, a Spanish merchant, who both lived in Birmingham, England played a gam…
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Roddick's Girlfriend Yes, Roddick is married to Brooklyn Decker.
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Damper on a Head Tennis Racket Vibration is the rapid back-and-forth motion of the strings and frame that follows the shock of the initial impact of the ball. Although some players find it annoying and use a vibration damper to reduce it, vibration has little effect on your hand or arm.
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Tennis balls are thought to have been around since the 11 century. It was originally a sport just for kings and monks.
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The word comes from the French phrase deux, which means "at two" (as in needing two more points to win). Also, there is a Latin prefix in it (du) which mean two; twice.
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Deflation and material fatigue A tennis ball is essentially a pressurized rubber ball covered with cloth. The rubber is not completely impermeable, however, and slowly leaks over time, just like a latex balloon eventually loses its air. Also, the rubber loses some of its elasticity, although tha…
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Australian Open The Australian Open takes place in Melbourne Park, Melbourne at the Rod Laver arena. In 2009 it finishes on the 1st of February.
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Tennis is popular in Australia because it has always been the most popular sport in Australia since it was introduced in 1870's. It is a great spectator sport.
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Serena Williams for the womens. And Rafael Nadal for the mens. As of right now. But if they were both to be put in a match to see who the best tennis player is..., boy it would be a showdown, but Serena Williams would come out on top. Some may say that it is a opinion, and "no, we will never know fo…
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15 youngest idk the oldest i know above 45
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Tennis Racquet A racquet used to play tennis.
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Because the temperature affects the height of the tennis ball because the more heat the more the air pushes out when bounce the colder the less
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75 feet Answer 2: Most tennis surfaces have the same square footage, 78x36 feet. This changes during double matches, I just don't know the specifics.
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No, i myself have done the experiment and found that room temperature ball bounce as high as frozen and hot balls.A SMALL AMOUT COS THE RUBBER WILL CHANGE....i h8 n0000bz
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The history of the tennis ball goes back to the 15th century, and the individual who created it has been lost to time. For further information on tennis balls, visit the Wikipedia link, below.
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According the About.com website (refer to the link, below1), "the number indicates the distance between the midpoint of the racquet's length and the actual point at which it balances". In other words, if that point is exactly in the middle of the racquet, as measured from the bottom of the racquet g…
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Australian Samuel Groth hit an ace recorded at 163.4 mph (263 kph) on 10th May 2012 during an ATP Challenger event against Belarusian Uladzimir Ignatik in Busan, South Korea. In the same match two other serves were recorded at 157.5 mph (253.5 kph) and 158.9 mph (255.7 kph). All 3 of these serve…
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major Walter wingfield created the game of tennis in 1873
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Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hertz supply service. A single pole breaker is used to supply 120 volts to a 120 volt load circuit and to protect the conductors of that circuit. This is one "hot" wire to the load and then back to the neutral. A two pole or double pole breaker is …
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hustle,loyalty,respect words by john cena plus aj lee is fine and im not the real john cena
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The mass of a tennis ball is between 56.7g and 57g. The weight is usually between 2 and 2 1/16 ounces (57.7 and 58.5 grams).
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Tennis is a game where there is a field called a court and you use raquets that you hit a ball across from one side to the other. The court is divided by a net in the middle and you have to get the ball over the other side. Work on this as much as you can and as often as you can to get very good at …
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tennis is a popular sport because whoevers a fan of the person whos playing it will be shown on t.v [i heard this from someone] It is popular because if you love the player that is a number 1 rank you want to watch more of him or her play the open cups or championships
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Tennis originated from the Romans. Tennis originated in Europe in the late 1800s.
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During history, tennis had many changes. Historical researches say that tennis was played in ancient Greece. In 12th century in France was popular game called "Paume". In 19th century major Walter Wingfield invented a version of Real Tennis that can be played outdoors on a lawn. That was a birth of …
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About 1.5 in
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i think retiered
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Carling Bassett.
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Check on the web at the International Tennis Federation site.
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It depends on what match it is. Big matches can cost a lot but little matches are in the thousands.
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A baseball is larger than a tennis ball.
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about 45 to 59 inches high
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Wimbledon Municipal center in the Greater London borough of Merton, known as the site of the annual lawn-tennis All-England Championships. Held in late June and early July, the tournament is the oldest (founded 1877) and most prestigious in the world. It is one of four tournaments that make up th…
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Tennis balls should weigh between 1.975-2.095 ounces (between 56.0 g and 59.4 g ).
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From Wikipedia = Men's Singles: = Champion Runner Up Score 1979 Björn Borg Víctor Pecci 6-3 6-1 6-7 6-4 Women's Singles: 1979 Chris Evert Wendy Turnbull 6-2, 6-0 Men's Doubles G…
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It is Dick Norman (aged 41 born 1 March 1971).
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the play the average of 20 tournaments per year or about 100 matches for the people in the top 5
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As a future tennis player (if all goes well) I can say that Tennis can be played indoors or outdoors. A top-class tennis match may last over 2 hours and players require high levels of aerobic fitness. A player's average heart rate reaches 60-70 per cent of its maximum level and a burst of maximu…
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Obviously depends somewhat on both the teacher and the student. My boyfriend was able to play socially (complete in USTA 3.0 level matches and club tournaments) after only 6 weeks of hitting with me once or twice a week. (I am not a pro, but an experienced player - he is not a trained athelete, but …
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it is 27 ft by 78 ft for singles and 36 ft by 78 ft for doubles Here's a pretty good guide to tennis court sizes: http://playitglobal.com/main/court-dimensions/
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There was no Spalding Foundation. Spalding's novels are fictional according to his biographer.Is there a link or something of the sort where we can read this and not just take your word for it? What you're stating goes against 6 volumes of work from Spalding attesting to these expeditions being legi…
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Rafael Nadal The Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer in 4 sets (6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4) in a little over three hours to win the men's singles title for the 3rd consecutive year at the 2007 French Open.
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82It's not 82, total 128 players participate in wimbledon.In final we have two players, go on doubling in reverse order till the first roundfinal - 2Semi final - 4 Quarter final - 8Fourth round - 16Third round - 32Second round - 64First round - 128
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Answer Back off He's Mine. We are going to elope in the Wild Jungles when he Retires and gives me his wonderful fortune. But remember, he's mine. I'm watching you , plus he told me personally that you are too much of a fatty for him. Love you alll.. But me mostly =D
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One common grip, the Western, makes the grip appear to look like the handle of a frying pan, which is exactly how tennis teaching professionals instruct their students to hold the racquet.
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The number one mens tennis player is Novak Djokovic of Serbia.
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Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer --> 1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4)
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Roger has won 16 in total as of July of 2009. 6-Wimbledon4-Australian Open5-U.S Open1-French OpenAs of Sep 13, 2010, he has won 16.Roger Federer is considered to be one of the best tennis players of all time. In his career, he has won multiple tournaments and is constantly in the top five in the wor…
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In high school and college teams, there are about 20 (this is an estimate) players. However, only a select few of those 20 can be placed in the competition. Here's a rough outline of the draw: Singles #1 Singles #2 Singles #3 Singles #4Singles #5Singles $6 Doubles #1 Doubles #2 Doubles #3 In…
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Tennis is thought to have been played first in France during the fourteenth century. When a player with a racquet in hand was ready to play he would call out "tenez", which meant take or receive.
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Love means "zero" in tennis. When the score is said as "love-love" it just means "0-0." The scoring goes love (0), fifteen, thirty, forty.
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Andy Roddick is 29 years old (birthdate: August 30, 1982).
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According to Bleacher Report, the 2013 1st place prizes for men and women are 1,500,000 Euros or 1,987,000 million U.S. dollars.
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the first person who invented a tennis ball is king henrey the 5th
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only two players.
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Arantxa Sanchez Vicario This is the wrong answer.. Arantxa was R/U in 1995 and 1996. The correct answer is Conchita Martinez in 1994
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closafide
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Universally, each "match" is divided into "sets", which is divided into "games", which is divided into "points". Match >> Set >> Game >> PointsIn a 2/3 Match, teams play Sets until one team has won 2 Sets.Sets are won by first to 6 games, while leading by 2 games, otherwise leading…
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The rules of tennis are quite simple. The game itself is complex.Rule 1. Opponents stand on opposite sides of the court. The player who delivers the ball to start the point is called the server. The player who stands opposite and cross-court from the server is the receiver. Rule 2. The right to serv…
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Prior to the 1970's, tennis players did not win large amounts of money, as they do, today. The "honor" of winning a trophy, along with the fame and glory that accompanied it, was deemed far more important. Since sponsorships were very rare in those days, most tennis players were well-to-do, and coul…
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Deuce in tennis is when both the opponents, doubles, or singles, have "40" points in which is called deuce. After the deuce point, the match is either over, or you go into "add" scoring.
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yes if you put it in your back pocket it kind of distracts you
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