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What is tennis?

Tennis is a game which can be played by two or four people. When played by two players, its called singles. When played by four players, its called doubles. The objective of the game is to score points against your opponent by getting the ball over the net.

"Tennis Equipment - Buzzle." 2007. 28 Oct. 2013 <>


When was tennis invented and by who?

Tennis was invented in 1873 by Major Walter Clopton Wingfield. It was based on a french game from the 12th century called paume.

"History of Tennis - Library." 2002. 28 Oct. 2013 <>


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What equipment is used?

The main equipment used in tennis are tennis balls, tennis shoes, a net, tennis racquets and tennis courts. There are different types of courts. They include clay courts, hard courts, grass courts, suspended courts and indoor courts.

"Tennis Equipment - Buzzle." 2007. 24 Oct. 2013 <>


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Top 10 women’s rankings?

  1. Serena Williams

  2. Victoria Azarenka

  3. Maria Sharapova

  4. Agnieszka Radwanska

  5. Li Na

  6. Petra Kvitova

  7. Sara Errani

  8. Jelena Jankovic

  9. Angelique Kerber

  10. Caroline Wozniacki

"Rankings | WTA Tennis English." 2012. 24 Oct. 2013 <>

Top 10 men’s rankings?

  1. Rafael Nadal

  2. Novak Djokovic

  3. David Ferrer

  4. Andy Murray

  5. Juan Martin Del Potro

  6. Roger Federer

  7. Tomas Berdych

  8. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

  9. Richard Gasquet

  10. Stanislas Wawrinka

"Official Men's Tennis Rankings - Tennis - ATP World Tour." 2013. 28 Oct. 2013 <>