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TENNIS..... a boom or a bust?

Some will argue that the sport of tennis began around the 12th century in a crude form, but most historians agree that the modern version of tennis as we know it today began around 1860. Tennis initially bcame popular among the UK elitist snobery, then spread throughout the world. The game rules varied until around 1924 and really haven't changed much since.



During the 70' and early 80's disco period, tennis surged in popularity. The woodie racquets were quickly becoming garage… Continue

Added by John Shoemate on October 1, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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