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Tennis Rules and Basics in 10 Minutes with SportSpectator

SportSpectator guide totennis
What does "love" mean in tennis? What is the difference between a game, set, and match? Is the ball in or out of bounds when it hits the line? How does the game change for doubles tennis? The SportSpectator Tennis Guide answers these questions and more! Below is the free online version of our printed educational brochure. Testimonial
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Fan's Guide to Tennis: Page 1 of 5: History and Object

Tennis1- History & Object
2- The Essentials (Scoring, Rules, Etc.)
3- Strokes and Spins
4- Court Diagram and Positions
5- Glossary of Tennis Terms


The origin of tennis dates back to England during the 19th century. The first recognized set of rules for tennis was published in 1880 by the All England Club, which is the current location of the prestigious Wimbledon tournament.

Object of the Game

To score points by hitting a ball over the net and into the opponent’s court in such a manner that the opponent is unable to return the ball.


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