Tennis is a sport usually played between two players (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a racket that is strung to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponent's court. The object of the game is to play the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a good return. Tennis is an Olympic sport and is played at all levels of society at all ages. The sport can be played by anyone who can hold a racket, including people in wheelchairs. The modern game of tennis originated in Birmingham, England in the late 19th century as "lawn tennis" which has close connections to various field/lawn games as well as to the ancient game of real tennis. Up to then, "tennis" referred to the latter sport: for example, in Disraeli's novel Sybil (1845), Lord Eugene De Vere announces that he will "go down to Hampton Court and play tennis. As it is the Derby [classic horse race], nobody will be there". After its creation, lawn...
15th November 2013… Today’s day will probably go down in history as one of the biggest heartbreaks in the history of this World… A billion hearts broke when Sachin edged the ball to Sammy at slip, a billion hearts stopped beating for a second when the Little Master turned back and started walking towards the dressing room and the same billion hearts very quickly realized that they won’t be seeing GOD bat again… I looked at that sight, closed my eyes and shook my head in understa more »
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on Sep 10, 2013 , 07:36 am
Exciting final at US Open 2013...Vamos Rafa..
Just witnessed another great match between Novak and Rafa...it is truly exciting to watch both fighting for each point and one game continued upto 54 shots!!..hold your breath..Isn't it amazing to see two great players display such master craft in flusing meadows..though both are good players and good human beings on and off the field..i was rooting for Nadal to win..on the other side hoping Novak to come back fighting in fourth set..But Rafa after thrilling comeback win in third set ( lost more »