Field The playing court is rectangular and it is 78ft long and 27ft wide. It is divided across the middle by a net, suspended from a cord or metal cable of a maximum diameter of 1 / 3 inch, the ends of which shall be attached to or pass over the tops of two posts each 3 feet 6 inches high, the center of which shall be 3 feet outside the court on each side.
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A tennis court is the venue where the sport of tennis is played. It is a firm rectangular surface with a low net stretched across the centre. The same surface can be used to play both doubles and singles matches. A variety of surfaces can be used to create a tennis court, each with its own characteristics which affect the playing style of the game.
Modern tennis was invented as ‘lawn tennis’ in 1873 by Major Walter Wingfield. Wingfield was the first to introduce the net and net posts, rackets, and rubber balls, and instructions for laying out the court dimensions. Previously, tennis was played as a handball-like game called ‘Paume’ that was played by royalty.
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The recommendations include the area behind the baseline and the sides of the court where the umpire plus various other bits of equipment sit. The size of the area varies from tennis club to tennis club and from tournament to tournament.
The modern game of tennis originated in Birmingham, England, in the late 19th century as lawn tennis. It had close connections both to various field (lawn) games such as croquet and bowls as well as to the older racket sport today called real tennis. During most of the 19th century, in fact, the term tennis referred to real tennis, not lawn tennis.
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In the 1870s, it was designed and codified in England. Tennis was initially known as lawn tennis because it was usually played on grass courts by ladies and gentlemen of the Victorian era. During that time, they wore long sleeved dresses while playing.
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