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Tennis is one of the original events at the first Summer Olympics in 1896. However, it was removed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and after two appearances as a demonstration sport, the event became a full medal sport since 1988.
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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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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 is played on a rectangular flat surface, usually of grass, clay, or concrete (hard court). The court is 78 feet (23.77 m) long, and its width is 27 feet (8.23 m) for singles matches and 36 feet (10.97 m) for doubles matches. Additional clear space around the court is needed in order for playe…
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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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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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The International Tennis Federation site states that a net shall be suspended by a cord or metal cable which shall pass over or be attached to two net posts at a height of 3 ½ feet (1.07 m). The height of the net shall be 3 feet (0.914 m) at the centre.
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The simple answer is that they don't play it. To master a sport requires practise.
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Yes it can be bad for your elbow. As you develop your tennis skills, you may experience heavier racquets that could sometimes hurt your elbow. If you notice that your elbow throbs, see a doctor. There is such a thing as "tennis elbow" and it is where the inside part of your elbow is enflamed.
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A regulation-size tennis court is a rectangle, 78 feet (23.77 m) long and, for singles matches, 27 feet (8.23 m) wide. For doubles matches, the court is 36 feet (10.97 m) wide.
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Currently the shortest player in the NBA is Earl Boykins who is 5'5, he is on the Milwaukee Bucks. The shortest players ever was Tyrone 'Muggsy' Bogues, he is 5'3.
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The Shortes WNBA player is Logan "Merma" Reece at 2 feet 5 and a half inches. He is known as the king of hip hop in the 1880's.
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Right now, Serena Williams. But Steffi Graf is the best of all time in my opinion.
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Australia, New Zealand, USA, England, France, Argentina, Brazil
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1000 billion dollars!!!!\ woah dog! ======== Here are some other perspectives on 1 trillion dollars: Consider that light travels at about 186,000 miles per second. This time is called a light-second and is often used in astrophysical discussions. A light-second is also about 983,571,056 feet (t…
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Tim Henman is 36 years old (birthdate: September 6, 1974).
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A regulation court is 60' by 120' overall. The playing surface is 78' long by 27' wide for singles and the doubles court width is 36' (4 1/2' alleys).
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Most basketball players spread their butts every game, then get railed by their coaches, during this they are sucking micheal jacksons hard Penis, so they run 1 mile
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The tennis court shall be a rectangle, 78 feet long and, for singles matches, 27 feet wide and 36 feet wide for doubles matches. Service lines are two lines drawn between the singles sidelines, 21 feet from each side of the net, parallel with the net.Center servicelines are drawn on each side of the…
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27 feet or 8.23m.
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One million dollars in ten-dollar bills would weigh 220.5 pounds. It would make a continuous stack almost 36 feet tall, or it could be rearranged into a cube with 18-foot sides. You can get more cash dimensions and cash size and weight conversions at http://www.cashdimensions.com/
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The shortest wnba player is Anna Georgia Mierda at 3 foot 7 inches
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There are many famous tennis players. Some include Federer, Agassi, Sampras, Williams, Nadal, Sharapova, Djokovic, Murray, as well as Kournikova.
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An NBA regulated court is 94 feet long.
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The area of a tennis court is 350cm2
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David Nalbandian. Historically, Guilermo Vilas was probably the best we've seen
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If your playing best out of three then the person who won 6 games won that round.
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Allen Iverson (basketball) Ana Ivanovic (tennis) Jon Isner (tennis)
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Anything they like. Tennis spectators usually wear regular clothing as they normally would. If you are watching a professional game, just wearing regular solid shirts and shorts (maybe a polo shirt if you really wanted to) will be fine, but tennis spectators do not usually wear plaid shorts or an…
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Official tennis courts are 23.78 meters (78.0 feet) long and10.97 meters (36.0 feet) wide. Its width is 8.23 meters (27.0 feet) for singles and 10.97 meters (36.0 feet) for doubles. Overrun areas are added for a total size of 36.7 meters (120 feet) long and 18.3 meters (60 feet) wide.
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The length is 78'. The width is 27', 36' for doubles.78 feet is the standard, professional length.
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Some argue it is tiger woods or jack nicholous but Arnold palmar could be in the mix too i say that those three and hogan have been the best who have played the game Hmmmmm. first off you need to work on your spelling. Tiger Woods will definitely be the best golfer ever and break all the records. J…
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I am led to believe the average size of a Tennis Court is 34.75m (114ft) x 17.07m (56ft).
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The area of a tennis court is 234 square yards. It is also 36 feet wide by 78 feet long.
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For the most current listing of rules and regulations for the sport of tennis, refer to the United States Tennis Association link, below.
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What is it in cetimetres? The length is 78'. The width is 27', 36' for doubles.78 feet is the standard, professional length.
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Jennifer Capriati won the women's singles gold medal at the 1992 Games at the age of 16.
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Yes. Tennis was a sport at the first modern Olympics in 1896 until 1924 when it was discontinued. It made its return to the Olympics in 1984 and has been contested ever since.
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1) The shortest active male tennis player is Belgian David Goffin at 5'4". 2) The shortest female was South African Amanda Coetzer at 5'2".
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Probably most male tennis players wear either a jockstrap or some kind of supportive sports undergarment, e.g. compression shorts, jock boxers, athletic briefs, etc.
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If a ball is served over the opposing teams heads and is in bounds, they can back up and try to pass it, but if they fail to do so, the serving side receives a point for an ace, and they get to serve again.
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Tennis was an event at the first modern Olympics in 1896 and was competed at every Olympics until 1924. Tennis was dropped after the 1924 Games and did not make its return until 1984 as a demonstration sport and 1988 as a medal sport.
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Gold medalists at the 2004 Games in tennis: Men's singles: Nicolas Massu - Chile Women's singles: Justine Henin - Belgium Men's doubles: Fernando Gonzales and Nicolas Massu - Chile Women's doubles: Li Ting and Sun Tiantian - China
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they have to exercise really hard and be perfect whatever they are doing then when they are ready, they will get a test to see if they are good or not if not practice again. good question though
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a ten month session of training
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Following the 1924 Olympics, after 28 years of Olympic tennis, the International Olympics Commitee (IOC) and the International Tennis Federation came into conflict over the participation of "professional" players. IOC restrictions on players employed by newspapers was one of the more onerous rules, …
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Tennis courts are 36 feet wide and 78 feet long.
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There are alot but the only few that I know are Serena Williams(USA), Chris ga Guccione(AUS) ,Roger Federer(Switzerland) , Rafael Nadal(Spain (I think) ), Olga Govorstova(BLR), and James Blake(USA).
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Please Refer to http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/TE.shtml Currently, all Tennis matches have ended.
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Andre Agassi and Lindsey Davenport
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Alexander Popov (Swimming) Evgeny Plushenko (Figure Skating) Pavel Bure (Ice Hockey) Maria Sharapova (tennis) Anna Kournikova (tennis)
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The 2008 Games in Beijing will be Leander Paes' fourth Olympics (1996, 2000, 2004). He won the bronze medal in men's singles at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.
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The women's singles tennis event was won by Charlotte Cooper of Great Britain. She was the first woman to win an Olympic event in history.
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Ladies Singles gold medalists in tennis: 1900 - Charlotte Cooper, Great Britain 1908 - Dorothea Chambers, Great Britain (outdoor event) and Gwendoline Eastlake-Smith, Great Britain (indoor event) 1912 - Marguerite Broquedis, France (outdoor) and Edith Hannam, Great Britain (indoor) 1920 - Suzann…
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Tennis became an Olympic sport in 1826. After being discontinued in 1924 it was brought back in 1988.When did tennis become an Olympic event How can tennis have beeen introduced into the Olympics as a sport in 1826 if it was only invented in 1873 by Major Walter Clopton Wingfield and patented as 'La…
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http://www.databaseolympics.com/players/bycountry.htm?cty=NZL
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These were the results.  Men's Singles Gold: Nicolás Massú from Chile. Silver: Mardy Fish from United States. Bronze: Fernando González from Chile.  Men's Doubles Gold: Fernando González and Nicolás Massú from Chile. Silver: Nicolas Kiefer and Rainer Schüttler from Germany. B…
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Lleyton Hewitt Rafael NadalRoger Federer and probably Pete SamprasSorry I don't know anymore for sure..Amended answerTennis was not on the list of Olympic sports from 1928-1984.Upon resumption the men's singles champions are as follows;1988 Miroslav Mecir.1992 Marc Rossett.1996 Andre Agassi.2000.Yev…
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Tennis was an event at the first Modern Olympics in 1896. It was contested every Olympics until 1924. It was then dropped from the Games and did not return as a medal event until 1988.
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Men's Singles: Nicolás Massú from Chile won the Gold Medal.
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These were the results: Men's Singles Gold: Nicolás Massú from Chile. Silver: Mardy Fish from United States. Bronze: Fernando González from Chile. Men's Doubles Gold: Fernando González and Nicolás Massú from Chile. Silver: Nicolas Kiefer and Rainer Schüttler from Germany. Bronze: Mari…
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Because tennis is a sport
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These were the results.. Men's Singles Silver: Mardy Fish from United States. Bronze: Fernando González from Chile. Men's Doubles Silver: Nicolas Kiefer and Rainer Schüttler from Germany. Bronze: Mario Ančić and Ivan Ljubičić from Croatia.
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Richard Nixon was the 37th President of the United States from 1969 to 1974. Table tennis did not become an Olympic sport until 1988.
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It was dropped when the International Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee had a dispute over allowing amateurs to compete.
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In Olympics, any event or category of any sports or categor that are being played, only the top 3 will receive a medal. An athlete coming in fourth, or even very close to being in the top 3 will not secure them the medal, and only the worthy top 3 will receive the medals. 1st will receive Gold medal…
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No, it wasn't. Tennis started at the Olympics in 1869, when the first modern Olympic games in Athens took place. It was then dropped in 1924 due to the fact that the administrators could not agree on the issue of defining what an amateur was, an what a professional was. Back in those days, amateur…
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It is my pet peeve every time the Olymics comes round that paid professionl athletes , especially tennis players who are competing for their country are featured.What about the young girl relying on her town to have bake sales, car washes etc to help sponsor her so that she can represent her country…
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It was first introduced as an Olympic event in on the First Modern Olympics in 1896. It was contested every Olympics until 1924. It was then dropped from the Games and did not return as a medal event until 1988. When Irishman John Boland travelled to Athens for the first modern Olympic Games in 189…
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Work harder, and train harder until you're 16., that's the minimum.
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which tennis player has played in the final of the Australian open and won gold silver and bronze meda lin olympic games.
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In which Olympics was the first tennis match played? Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/FAQ/4497-2#ixzz33n23uRbi
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1) Men's Singles - Rafael Nadal, Spain 2) Men's Doubles - Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland 3) Women's Singles - Elena Dementieva, Russia 4) Women's Doubles - Serena Williams and Venus Williams, United States
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Maria Sharapova, Lindsey Davenport, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Martina Hingis, Mary Pierce, Justine Henin, Amelie Mauresmo, Elena Dementieva,and Iva majoli. These are only a few female tennis players there are much much more.
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In first hit the headlines that tennis was in the Olympics was in the year of 1896.
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A trillion dollars in one dollar bills would way about 1.1 million tons, or 2.2 billion pounds. If you were using 100 dollar bills it would way about 11 thousands tons
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The person to introduce tennis to the US w Mary Outerbridge. She came from Bermuda to New York. She never thought she would introduce tennis on her voyage across the sea.
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Facilities: Indoor is best during winter, but most tennis courts are outdoor.Equipment: Tennis racket (of course!), balls (well, tennis balls , ball machine or partner (to feed/ hit the ball), plus a water bottle when you start getting exhausted!
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1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
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Danny Ajiere
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