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For The Love Of: Tennis

Author: Don Wells
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ISBN: 9781590363027
Format: Paperback
Published: November 2005
Published By: Weigl Publishers
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For the Love of Sports is an exciting glimpse into the wide world of sports. This dynamic series guides young readers through the equipment, moves, and superstars of their favourite sports. Readers learn the basics of each sport as they turn from one colorful page to the next. For the Love of Sports inspires youngsters to learn the sport simply for the love of it. The game of Tennis played today developed from lawn tennis. Major Walter C. Wingfield of England created the game in 1873. The first lawn tennis game was played between two players at a garden party in Wales. It was played on a hourglass-shaped grass court. The court ws 30 yards (27 meters) wide at the baselines and 21 yards (19 meters) wide at the net. Wingfield also published the first lawn-tennis rulebook.
ISBN: 9781590363027
ISBN-10: 1590363027
Number of Pages: 24
Format: Paperback
Reading Level: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary
Published Date: 16-Nov-2005
Dimensions (mm): 200x255mm
Publisher: Weigl Publishers

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