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Nat Tennis

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Nat Tennis

  1. 1. Tennis By Nathaniel
  2. 2. Topics Why I like Tennis History of Tennis Equipment Court Surfaces Players Strokes Scoring . Games cit Tournaments 9. Heroes °°. “F". U‘. -"‘. °°. '’~""
  3. 3. Why I like Tennis it I like it because: - - It’s fun! - I like hitting the ball. - You can play with it with your friends
  4. 4. History of Tennis it They played tennis back in 500 BC. in In the fifteenth century Real (French for Royal) tennis was played indoors. It is still played at Hampton Court. -4! In Victorian times tennis became popular on the lawns of stately homes.
  5. 5. Equipment 0 The equipment that you / - . . ( . ._ will need is : - o , — Tennis racket . // - Tennis ball "* IE I - Tennis shoes 0 These have very small ridges the soles but you can still grip 0 So they don't damage the tennis court surface 0 Comfortable
  6. 6. Court Surface _ it Tennis can be played all 1; T 3", !’-J. I ; ,". 'TT : over the world. [l in It is played on different i , - types of surfaces and they ,3 A; _,_ are : - - Grass is a fast court because , : “, it makes the ball shid when it 1 J, “,—_. __, ‘ ~. - bounces - Clay is slow because it is rough - Tarmac that is used on most public courts
  7. 7. Baseline Sl7§'? S S. ::jf3"n3 CO. Jl: i': -as si: ie'n3 3ft of centre “ "EH9-O3 5; 78ft C€i". *e mcirk
  8. 8. Players e If you have 1 person on either side of the net it’s called ‘singles’ t In tennis you don’t just play with 2 people you can play with 4 people. If you do, it’s called ‘doubles’. it Also you can play with a man and a woman on both sides of the net. This is called ‘mixed doubles. ’
  9. 9. Scoring 0 Vou start at 0, called ‘love’. 0 Then every time you win a point, your score goes up like this 15, 30, 40 and then ‘game’. 0 If the score is 40:40 it is called ‘deuce’. You then need 2 points without the other person scoring to win the game.
  10. 10. Games & Tournaments 0 There are 4 major tournaments called ‘Grand Slams’: - - Wimbledon which is played on grass. - The French Open which is played on clay. - The US Open which is played on tarmac. - The Australian Open which is also played on tarmac. 4 “" ) llit l2imtiScm>1l-iaillotilr I ; .1’ [IS (')l‘l{'
  11. 11. ‘ 4 A ' '_V. . l My heroes are : - - Roger Federer because it Has a good swing with his racket It He has won Wimbledon 5 years running! - Elaine because it she is a good teacher and a good tennis player! it She has even played at Wimbledon! l

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