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Lawn tennis in America.

Biographical sketches of all the prominent players ... knotty points, and all the latest rules and directions governing handicaps, umpires, and rules for playing

by Valentine G[ill] Hall

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Published by D. W. Granbery & co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tennis

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Valentine G. Hall ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV993 .H172
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 128, [4] p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6958053M
    LC Control Number05023542
    OCLC/WorldCa15175498

    Wingfield did [patent his hourglass court in , but not his eight-page rule book titled "Sphairistike or Lawn Tennis", but he failed in enforcing his patent. In his version, the game was played on an hourglass-shaped court, and the net was higher (4 feet 8 inches) than it is in official lawn tennis. Tennis is first illustrated in the genre of the medieval book of hours and as early as ca instanced in a book from the workshops of Cambrai in the north of France. The miniature suggests that in the beginning tennis was a team game with several players on either side. Lawn Tennis in America [+ A Cultural History covers every aspect.

    Emergence of Lawn Tennis. However, the middle of the 19th century saw a turnaround. in , Major T.H. Gem and J.B. Perara invented an outdoor version of Tennis adapted for play on grass and in , Major Walter Wingfield came up with a new version of Tennis using modified rules which he patented under the name "Sphairistike". Lawn-Tennis. Boston & London: Wright & Ditson; Pastime Office, First edition. Hardcover. Written by the American who won the first recorded tennis tournament in the US and who was known as the founding father of American tennis, James Dwight ( ). Dwight introduced the sport in America after an trip to Edition: First Edition.

      The American Obsession with Lawns. Lawns are the most grown crop in the U.S.—and they're not one that anyone can eat; their primary purpose is to .   The authors confirm the prevailing theory that lawn tennis was invented in by Maj. Walter Clopton Wingfield, who published his first rule book for the sport in February of that year.


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Written by the English and American tennis historians - Bob Everitt and Richard Hillway, this fine book comes in its own protective leather-covered slip case and is lavishly produced (quarter-bound in leather) with a wealth of new and unpublished illustrations and photographs (over ) from the.

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USLTA; 1st US Edition; pages. This book was written to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of organised tennis in America. Most of the book has been written by former champions such as Davis, Wightman, Mallory, Johnston, Tilden, Richards, Wills and describes their playing methods.

Book Description. Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate. Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court.

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In the All-England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club sponsored its first national tennis tournament. American Beginnings. Although the first recorded tennis game in the United States occurred on 8 October at Camp Apache, near Tucson, Arizona, Mary Ewing Outerbridge, a New York socialite, is generally credited with introducing the game to the United States.

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