• A Brief History of Tennis

    06-17-2016

    The history of tennis dates back several thousand years. The game was first created by European monks to be played for entertainment purposes during religious ceremonies. More >>

  • History of the Tennis Ball

    06-17-2016

    Tennis balls used to be filled with dirt from the earth, with sawdust or with sand or chalk materials. More >>

  • History of the Wimbledon®

    06-17-2016

    The first Wimbledon tennis championship took place in 1877 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, UK. More >>

  • First U.S. Open®

    06-17-2016

    The US Open originated from two separate tournaments: the men's tournament and the women's tournament. August of 1881 brought forth the first event in the Men's Tournament and took place at the Newport Casino. More >>

  • First French Open®

    06-17-2016

    The French Open was first held at the Stade de France in 1891; at first, it was a closed competition in which only men, and only French residents at that, could compete. More >>

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