The racket sport, Tennis is a well-known sport around the world and is an Olympic sport and played at all ages with a racket and a ball, singles or doubles. It can be played between two players or between two teams with two players in each team.
The game is to hit the ball with the tennis racket over to the opponent’s side, in a way so the opponent is not able to return the ball. the player who is unable to return the ball will not gain any points, while the other player will gain a point.
The modern game of tennis originated in the 1870s in Birmingham, England. It developed from the medieval sport Jeu de plume, originated in France in the 17th century and is today called real tennis or court tennis. Tennis is an Olympic game, and was present from 1896 until 1924, during the absence tennis underwent some development, including the concept of “Grand Slam”, with means to win all four major tournaments, the Australian open, the French open, Wimbledon and the US open, and in turn led to the end of amateurism. Tennis officially returned to the Olympics in 1988.
One of the most famous tennis players is charlotte Cooper, whom became the first female Olympic Tennis Champion, 1900 in Paris. The german player Steffi Graf at just 15 years old became Olympic Tennis champion, 1988 and achieved the Golden Slam in a single season. Nina Navratilova, won eighteen Grand Slam titles. Was the world No. 1. for a total of 332 weeks in singles. She is considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time and so is for example, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras , Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Serena Williams
Some recommending websites for news all about the world of Tennis is, tennis.com, where there is news about tennis, commentary and live scores. A large online community for fans and enthusiast. A tennis blog that have reviews about tennis gears, read and listen to interviews, and of course tennis news on lovetennisblog.com.
If you want to follow tennis live scores online you can go to:
flashscore.com/tennis or tennislive.net
For actually watching games, you can try Google, but most you need to pay for.