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Lawn tennis

Definition of the noun lawn tennis

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noun

  1. a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of lawn tennis: tennis
    • more generic term: court game = an athletic game played on a court
    • more specific terms:
    • parts:
      • footfault = a fault that occurs when the server in tennis fails to keep both feet behind the baseline
      • return = a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player
      • service break = a tennis game won on the opponent's service
      • advantage = first point scored after deuce
      • set point = the final point needed to win a set in tennis

Alternative definition of the noun lawn tennis

noun

  1. tennis played on a grass court

Specialised definition of the noun lawn tennis

Glossary of sports / tennis

the original name for modern tennis, based on the fact that it's played on grass, to distinguish it from court tennis

Writings

"Lawn tennis" is a book by Jahial Parmly Paret.

  • also known as "Lawn tennis, its past, present, and future"

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Tennis (2011)

by John Grasso

Lawn Tennis: The Game of Nations. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1925. Lenglen, Suzanne, and Margaret Morris. Tennis by Simple Exercises. London: W. Heinemann, 1937. Littleford, John.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (2005)

by Ian Buchanan, Bill Mallon

Tennis, originally lawn tennis, was invented by Major Walter Wingfield, a British army officer, in 1873. The original name was “sphairistike.” However, tennis variants are much older than that. Court tennis, or royal tennis, real tennis, or jeu de ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education (1921)

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson

LAWN TENNIS.— It is much easier to play lawn tennis than to write about it. One learns from textbooks that it sprang into existence in the early '70's, but its actual birth is wrapt in mystery. To-day it takes its place as the game played in more ...

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia (3rd Edition) (2011)

by Christopher Hibbert, Ben Weinreb, John Keay, Julia Keay

ALL ENGLAND LAWN TENNIS AND CROQUET CLUB • Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19. The Wimbledon Championship, the premier lawn tennis competition in the world and the only Grand Slam tournament played on grass, has always ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1905)

LAWN TENNIS. A modern game resembling in some respects the ancient game of tennis (q.v. ), which in its earliest form seems to have been played in the ...

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