What is an ace in tennis?

Answer One of the most important shots in tennis is the serve, because it is this shot that starts each and every point of the match. Being able to hit an "ace" when serving is a quick way to win a point ... Read More »

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What is tennis string made of?

Tennis racket string is made of either natural gut or a synthetic gut string. Once made from sheep intestines, natural gut is now made from cow intestines. Materials used to make synthetic gut stri... Read More »

What is the weight of a tennis ball?

According to the U.S. Olympic Committee, a tennis ball used in competition should weigh between 2 oz. and 2.0625 oz. When dropped 100 inches onto concrete, a ball should bounce up to a height of be... Read More »

What are tennis rackets made of?

Prior to the late 1960s, most tennis rackets were made of wood. Today's racket manufacturers design rackets with different performance levels by using a variety of materials. Some of the more commo... Read More »

What did the Tennis Court Oath say?

On June 20, 1789, the members of the National Assembly of France swore to work together to draft a constitution to govern France. The members of the National Assembly said, "We swear never to separ... Read More »