History of Tennis
As everything in the world does the tennis evolves as time progresses. The beginning of tennis is different than tennis today. At first, the ball used to be made up of wood and was hit with the hand. Later after the game was famous the ball material was changed, and it was rebuilt with leather and hit with a glove in hand. Tennis is a sport that grows in popularity every day.
Tennis has a long history. The history of tennis includes many tremendous players in it which made high records in this game. Stephanie Graph is the international player of tennis who created a world record in the field of tennis. No one will ever beat her playing style. Furthermore, Pakistan hero Jahangir Khan gets a lot of achievements in tennis. He was thought to be the best player in tennis at his time. Major Walter Wing field made rules and equipment for tennis in 1874. There are many legendary tennis players in the past and now which form the history of tennis a book of world records. John Mcenroe won 17 primary and 77 singles title. Today he is a tennis commentator for CBS and NBC.
Similarly, Novak Djokovic is one of the best in tennis today. He was born in Serbia. He went to Germany it the Academy of tennis. He won 43 consecutive matches. Serena Williams is another best player and made a great name in tennis.
When it all began
Sports involving something that resemble a ball have existed for thousands of years. The proof of that claim lies in ancient Egyptian temples.
The Ancient Egyptians performed ceremonies praising their deities by getting involved in sports that involved balls.
With the arrival of Moors in Europe, the ball playing sports quickly gained ground and reached millions of European people.
When culture from the East greeted Christianity, tennis was one of the things that came into being and grew in popularity.
The Tennis Surface
Around the time when Victorian practically hit their pinnacles, people had been trying to create an outdoor sport. To this end, many things were discovered and invented including the development of vulcanized rubber. This enabled balls that were soft enough not to completely destroy the grassy surface but were strong enough to retain their elastic quality.
With courts springing up around the world, tennis clubs are providing facilities for members started to appear.
The most significant boost for tennis came in 1875 when all England Croquet Club to have the facility that let attendees enjoy tennis activities whether as players or spectators. It grew popular so quickly, and within a few years, it had to adopt a new name involving tennis.
Back in the 19th century, the world witnessed the first ever tennis tournament with only 22participants. This would later be Wimbledon.
It was in France that the game as we know it today came into being.
The French players would begin a game by shouting 'tennis or 'Play!" and this is how it got its name.
Real Tennis was very different from the game we know today. It was played indoors, the ball was hit off the walls, and the ball went into chases instead of only bouncing once.
Tennis spread throughout Europe, becoming especially popular in England.
The evolutionary history of tennis racquets
The first tennis racquets were the player's body parts to strike the ball.
Later, wooden bats were adopted only to be replaced by some form of racquets in the 1300s. As technology grew, stronger and better racquets became more prevalent.
Historians believe that the game's ancient origin lay in the 12th century, northern France where a ball was struck with the palm. Louis X of France was a keen player of jeu de paume (game of the palm), which evolved into real tennis, and became notable as the first person to construct indoor tennis courts in the modern style.
Now tennis is the most likely game; everyone wants to play tennis and learn tennis. There are lots of tennis courts in the World, where players come and show their game. Also, lots of people come here and enjoy a tennis game. Tennis has the best history in the past, present as well as in the future would be.