THE TENNIS
ALBERTO MARISCAL
RIVAS
INDEX
 History
 Score system
 Basic shots
 Special shots
 The effects
 Basic rules
 The court
 Basic material
 Th...
HISTORY
• Europe, end of the XIX century.
• Developed in english-speaking countries.
• Professional since 1926.
• Olimpic ...
HISTORY
• Walter Clopton Wingfield wrote the first rules.
•Wimbledon is the oldest tournament (1877).
SCORE SYSTEM
• 3 or 5 Sets.
• 6 games per set.
• Tie-break if 6-6 games.
• Tie-break is to 7 points.
• No tie-break in the...
BASIC SHOTS:
1. Serve
2. Back shots
3. “Approaches”.
4. Net shots
5. Dropshots
6. Special shots
BASIC SHOTS:
Forehand
BASIC SHOTS:
Backhand
BASIC SHOTS:
One-Handed Backhand
BASIC SHOTS:
Serve
SPECIAL SHOTS
The most known is the “Willy”.
Invented by Guillermo Vilas.
EFFECTS
Different spins to the ball.
Top-spin and Back-spin.
THE COURT
1. Green Set
2. Clay
3. Grass
4. Carpet
BASIC MATERIAL
1. Racket: 68.5 cm.
2. Balls
3. Clothes and shoes.
PROFESSIONAL MATERIALS
1. Between 6 and 12 rackets.
2. Pig´s intestine or syntetic strings.
3. Grips and overgrips
THE ATP AND THE WTA
They are the two professional tennis
asociations.
IN CONCLUSION…
 Started in Europe, end of XIX century.
 To win you need 2/3 or 3/5 sets.
 Wimbledon is the oldest tourn...
QUESTIONS
1. What materials can the strings be of?
a) Syntetics and cat´s intestine
b) Syntetics and pig´s intestine
c) Pl...
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Tennis Lesson

  1. 1. THE TENNIS ALBERTO MARISCAL RIVAS
  2. 2. INDEX  History  Score system  Basic shots  Special shots  The effects  Basic rules  The court  Basic material  The ATP and the WTA  Professional Tournaments  Questions
  3. 3. HISTORY • Europe, end of the XIX century. • Developed in english-speaking countries. • Professional since 1926. • Olimpic sport since Seúl 1988, lost in París 1924. • Similar games in rome and greece.
  4. 4. HISTORY • Walter Clopton Wingfield wrote the first rules. •Wimbledon is the oldest tournament (1877).
  5. 5. SCORE SYSTEM • 3 or 5 Sets. • 6 games per set. • Tie-break if 6-6 games. • Tie-break is to 7 points. • No tie-break in the last set. • Games: 0-15-30-40
  6. 6. BASIC SHOTS: 1. Serve 2. Back shots 3. “Approaches”. 4. Net shots 5. Dropshots 6. Special shots
  7. 7. BASIC SHOTS: Forehand
  8. 8. BASIC SHOTS: Backhand
  9. 9. BASIC SHOTS: One-Handed Backhand
  10. 10. BASIC SHOTS: Serve
  11. 11. SPECIAL SHOTS The most known is the “Willy”. Invented by Guillermo Vilas.
  12. 12. EFFECTS Different spins to the ball. Top-spin and Back-spin.
  13. 13. THE COURT 1. Green Set 2. Clay 3. Grass 4. Carpet
  14. 14. BASIC MATERIAL 1. Racket: 68.5 cm. 2. Balls 3. Clothes and shoes.
  15. 15. PROFESSIONAL MATERIALS 1. Between 6 and 12 rackets. 2. Pig´s intestine or syntetic strings. 3. Grips and overgrips
  16. 16. THE ATP AND THE WTA They are the two professional tennis asociations.
  17. 17. IN CONCLUSION…  Started in Europe, end of XIX century.  To win you need 2/3 or 3/5 sets.  Wimbledon is the oldest tournament.  We can divide the shots in: serve, back shots, approaches, net shots, dropshots and special shots.  There are 4 types of courts.  ATP and WTA organize all.
  18. 18. QUESTIONS 1. What materials can the strings be of? a) Syntetics and cat´s intestine b) Syntetics and pig´s intestine c) Plastic and syntetics 2. Which types of court exist? a) Green-set, clay, grass and carpet b) Parquet, green-set, clay and grass c) Green-set, clay and sand
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