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Lawn tennis


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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>