History of Lawn Tennis

1873 ~ 1900 - From Royal Tennis 
courts to backyard lawn tennis courts, 
the sport takes shape


1900 ~ 1938  - A new sport around the
globe, an international race of
champions and the first Grand Slam


Tennis Articles - Folklore and 
great champions of the past


Time Travel - How do you rate
 on Victorian turf?



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Photo: Color Engraving by Francis Barrud,  Lawn Tennis, 1886

Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 

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