What’s It About Tennis is a game in which 2 players try to win a match. One player serves and the other receives. You get a point if you hit the ball over the net and it bounces twice or if your opponent hits it out.
How You Play The order for points is 15;30;40,then if you get a point after 40 its a game. You need to get to 6 games to get a set. But if it is 5 games to 5 and then you get 6 you must lead by two games. ( If it is 6 games to 6 it goes into tiebreak) In ladies its best of 3 sets.In Men's its best of
WHAT I LIKE ABOUT TENNIS It’s a good form of exercise. You get to play the game with someone. You get to try hit the ball as hard as you can over the game.
Rules One player hits, or serves, the ball from a corner of a marked out area called a court that is divided down the middle with a three foot (0.9 meters) net. The opposite player’s goal is to return the ball bouncing it no more than once aiming for the other player to not be able to hit it. A score is made when a player is not able to return the ball at all or with more than one bounce.
The four Grand Slam tournaments are considered to be the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world. They are held annually and include, in chronological order, the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. GRAND SLAMS
EXTRAS The sport can be played by anyone who can hold a racket, including people in wheelchairs. Billie Jean King was the first player in the Open era to win back-to-back US Opens (1971-1972). Marcelo Rios won the US Open Boy's Singles Championship in 1983. The first US National Championships for women were held in 1887 at the Philadelphia (PA) Cricket Club.