Tennis

In 1592 was recorded in Paris the rules for French game Paume. Englishman Walter Clopton Wingfield, took inspiration from these rules and in 1875 patented a game called tennis. In July 1877, held the first Wimbledon championship. The next three largest tournaments held in New York (Flushing Meadows since 1881), in Melbourne, Australia (1905) and...

In 1592 was recorded in Paris the rules for French game Paume. Englishman Walter Clopton Wingfield, took inspiration from these rules and in 1875 patented a game called tennis. In July 1877, held the first Wimbledon championship. The next three largest tournaments held in New York (Flushing Meadows since 1881), in Melbourne, Australia (1905) and Paris (Roland Garros 1925). In the Olympic program was tennis from 1896 and to the Games in 1924. It was removed then and in 1988 again an Olympic sport back. ILTF International Tennis Federation (ITF since 1977) was founded in 1913.

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