of Lawn Tennis
This history of tennis, by the website of an historic tennis memorabilia
collection, traces the history of tennis from 1873 to 1938 and beyond.
For pictures of rackets, memorabilia, and from publications, click on
the “Gallery” link at the top of the page.
Source: The Driftway Collection
This site devoted to British tennis contains this brief, chronological
history of the game, tracing its origins back to the 12th century, with
a focus on the Wimbledon tournament.
The ITF’s site contains this brief history of the tennis racket
from wooden to composite frames. The left-side menu has links to the
history of balls, strings, and courts, as well as a brief introduction
and more information on each. To find the rules of tennis, mouse over
the word “Rules” at the top of the page and choose “Overview.”
Source: International Tennis Federation
Rules of Tennis
Mouse over "Improve Your Game" at the top and then click on "Rules" to read the rules of tennis. Or click on the "Video Instruction" link for videos of the best players showing how to make the best shots. Source: United States Tennis Association
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