The history of tennis dates back several thousand years. The game was first created by European monks to be played for entertainment purposes during religious ceremonies.
To begin with, the ball was hit with the hand. Soon the leather glove came into existence. This was soon replaced with an adaptive handle for effective hitting and serving of the ball. Thus was born the first racquet.
The first Wimbledon tennis championship took place in 1877 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
The French Open was first held at the Stade de France in 1891; at first, it was a closed competition in which only men...
The US Open originated from two separate tournaments: the men's tournament and the women's tournament.