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  • Racquets:- The tennis racquet comprises a handle and neck joining a roughly circular frame that holds an array of tightly pulled strings. For the first century of the modern game, racquets were of wood and of standard size, and strings were of animal gut Balls:- Traditionally white, the predominant color was gradually changed to Optic Yellow in the latter part of the twentieth century to allow for improved visibility Racquets:-The tennis racquet comprises a handle and neck joining a roughly circular frame that holds an array of tightly pulled strings. For the first century of the modern game, racquets were of wood and of standard size, and strings were of animal gut
  • Tennis is played on a rectangular , flat surface, usually grass, clay, a hardcourt of concrete and occasionally carpet (indoor). The court is 78 feet long, and 27 feet wide for singles matches.and 36 ft for doubles matches. A net is stretched across the full width of the court, parallel with the baselines, dividing it into two equal ends. The net is 3 feet 6 inches (1.07 m) high at the posts and 3 feet (91.4 cm) high in the center.
  • Lawn tennis

    1. 1. LAWN TENNIS Presentation by: Aneesh Mehra Roll No. 9132
    2. 2. Flow of Presentation <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment Used </li></ul><ul><li>Court </li></ul><ul><li>How to Play </li></ul><ul><li>Different Shots </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Slam Tournaments </li></ul>
    3. 3. History (Real Tennis) <ul><li>It was in France that the game as we know it today really came into being. </li></ul><ul><li>The French players would begin a game by shouting ‘teniz’ or ‘Play!’ and this is how it got it’s name. </li></ul><ul><li>Real Tennis was actually 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. </li></ul>
    4. 4. History ( Cont…) <ul><li>Tennis spread throughout Europe, becoming especially popular in England. </li></ul><ul><li>During the period of Victorian Prosperity, enthusiasts had been trying for some time to adapt the game into an open-air sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Courts were being built in many country houses and the first tennis clubs providing facilities for members started to appear. </li></ul><ul><li>The biggest boost for tennis came in 1875, when the All England Croquet Club decided to offer lawn tennis as an added attraction. It was so popular that the club decided to change it’s name to the All England Croquet and Tennis Club. In 1877, the first ever Lawn Tennis tournament was organized with 22 players and 200 spectators. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Equipments (Racquets)
    6. 6. Ball
    7. 7. Court
    8. 8. How to Play <ul><li>Scoring </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Points </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rule of tie-break. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Different Shots
    10. 10. <ul><li>GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENTS </li></ul>
    11. 11. AUSTALIAN OPEN <ul><li>Location:- Melbourne </li></ul><ul><li>Period:- January </li></ul><ul><li>Surface:- Hard </li></ul><ul><li>Prize Money:- A$2,000,000 (83,327,349 INR) </li></ul>
    12. 12. French Open <ul><li>Location:- Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Period:- May-June </li></ul><ul><li>Surface:- Clay </li></ul><ul><li>Prize Money:- €1 060 000 (69,306,795 INR ) </li></ul>
    13. 13. Wimbeldon <ul><li>Location:- London </li></ul><ul><li>Period:- June-July </li></ul><ul><li>Surface:- Grass </li></ul><ul><li>Prize Money:- £850,000 (6,33,85775 INR) </li></ul>
    14. 14. US Open <ul><li>Location:-New York </li></ul><ul><li>Period:- August-September </li></ul><ul><li>Surface:- Hard </li></ul><ul><li>Prize Money:$1,600,000 </li></ul><ul><li>( 74,367,008 INR) </li></ul>
    15. 15. Best tennis players in the world of Grand Slams…
    16. 16. Indian Players in Lawn Tennis
    17. 17. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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