lawn tennis


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The new games deemed suitable for mixed company, such as lawn tennis and golf, were far less taxing — and therefore far less likely to lead to noticeable improvements in fitness. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "The Wheel, the Woman, and the Human Body," 6 July 2018 Even at Wimbledon, the home of lawn tennis, updates of England's goals were spread by fans watching or listening to the match on their cell phones. Steve Douglas,, "England beat Sweden to reach World Cup semifinals," 7 July 2018 Grass was once the primary surface for the original sport of lawn tennis, but Orange Lawn is one of roughly 14 remaining clubs with grass courts left in the United States. David Waldstein, New York Times, "Serving Up the Past and the Future at Orange Lawn," 26 Apr. 2018

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1874, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lawn tennis was in 1874

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