paddle tennis


paddle tennis

noun

Definition of PADDLE TENNIS

:  a game like tennis that is played with a paddle and rubber ball on a small court

First Known Use of PADDLE TENNIS

1925

paddle tennis

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Game like tennis that is played with a rectangular paddle and a slow-bouncing rubber ball on a small court. Frank P. Beal introduced it on New York playgrounds in the early 1920s. National championship tournaments are still held in the U.S. See also platform tennis.

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