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Who invented tennis?

z27891234282010-02-16 07:10:03 +0000 #1
Tennis Who invented it?
search for soil Smith2010-02-16 07:14:44 +0000 #2
Tennis was formerly popular in the 14th century a French court called "palm ball game" game. Rule is that two players across a rope, use the palm of your hand will be a ball made of cloth with the hair combatants spar with each other. After this game was the development and improvement, with a net instead of a rope, and hit the ball by hand into wooden racket, and then shoot more pull-winding line of wood. Starting from the 18th century, European civil society have begun to appear in these games, and popular in Europe in the 19th century.

Modern tennis will be held in December 1873 by Walter Ke Luopu Leighton Winfield (Walter Clopton Wingfield) Major in the United Kingdom the invention, when the game is used to please the guests in the backyard party. He was under the old indoor tennis or tennis game as the original creation of the sport. According to most tennis historians, modern tennis rules are mostly coming from, because Winfield movement from two to learn from a large number of elements, but also learn from the French royal family rules of tennis are some tips.

1877, held in London, England Wimbledon Tennis Championships Wimbledon first, the earliest history of the modern tennis game. As the International Tennis Federation was established in 1913, tennis has also been extensive development around the world. In the May 21, 1881, the United States National Lawn Tennis Association (now the United States Tennis Federation) was established to standardize the rules and competitive system. National men's singles championship, is now the U.S. Open, in 1881 for the first time in the United States was held in Newport, Rhode Island. U.S. National Women's Singles Championship was held in 1887. Tennis is also France (French Open 1891) epidemic. Tennis Open, the world-famous are: Wimbledon, U.S. Open, Australian Open and French Open. Today, these four events are called Grand Slam. With regard to the rules of lawn tennis within 80 years have not changed, only in 1900, by James Allen who (James Van Alen) made an important change: In 1900, the famous annual David Adams Cup Tennis Open, held between the national team.

1926, businessman CC Pyle (CCPyle) established the first professional tennis tour, players from the United States and France, tennis athletes. The most noteworthy of early professional tennis players are the United States Vinny Richards (Vinnie Richards) and the French woman, Su Lin Tsan-ni cold (Suzanne Lenglen). When a player to be a professional player, he / she will not be able to participate in amateur competition.

1968, due to the pressure of business led to abandonment of this system, it has entered a new era, that all players can compete for all events, while the top-level tennis players can rely on to make a living. In this way, the establishment of an international professional tennis circle, through television tennis spread throughout the world, will no longer be the exclusive British high society movements.

1954, James Alan who created the reputation of the international tennis hall, a Newport, Rhode Island non-profit museum. Inside the museum collected a lot of tennis memorabilia and a large number of members of the world's tennis prizes and medals. Each year, this should be a lawn tennis tournament was held, and hold the reputation of the admission of new members of the ceremony hall.

"Modern tennis will be held in December 1873 by Walter Ke Luopu Leighton Winfield (Walter Clopton Wingfield) Major invention in the United Kingdom", so should be Walter Winfield Dayton Keluo Pu ( Walter Clopton Wingfield).
Glass snow-han2010-02-16 07:39:48 +0000 #3
Its origins can be traced back to 12-13 century France, when the missionaries in a kind of popular hit with the palm of the game is out in the open two compartment a rope, use the palm to cloth the hair is made of ball to play to go.

This movement not only in the monastery in the popular, but also appear in the French court. Reign of King Louis X of France, the court on such a frequent destination for tennis to recreational. 1358-1360, it had to play for the nobility of the ancient British tennis imported from France, the United Kingdom Edward third place on the tennis great interest and ordered the construction of an indoor stadium in the palace. The racket racket was converted into sheep's clothing, leather ball from the cloth into a ball the size, weight is not well documented. The invention of the 15th century wore strings of the racket, the 16th century old-style indoor tennis to become France's national sport. After the old-style indoor tennis has its own rules, in Europe, especially in England have been well conducted.

Modern English tennis originated. In 1873, will play old-style tennis English Major M. Winfield, in the badminton sport, inspired by the design of a suitable outdoor men and women can engage in tennis, when Sphairistike (Sphairistike) movement. In 1875, along with the sport in the eight-shaped swept up the pitch, the All England Croquet Club set up a separate courtside croquet lawn tennis courts, following that, the authority of antique organizers Maliboen Tennis Cricket Club for this The Campaign has developed a set of rules. Since then, the lawn tennis replace the judicial Tektronix.

1877 in the UK outside London to set up a few Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Association, lawn tennis in the UK has been further carried out. In the same year in July, held the first Lawn Tennis Championships, that is, the first Wimbledon match. Henry jones the competition with the other two people developed a new rule, he served as the match referee. The course was rectangular, the length 23.77 meters, 8.23 meters wide, has not changed. 7.92 meters away from the network service line, the net central height of 0.99 meters. Fat players serve, they can stand on one foot before the end line, the other foot standing on end line, the ball without making judgments one mistake lose points. Using old-style indoor tennis 0,15,30,45 each round scorecard. Can be said that Henry Jones was the founder of modern tennis.

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