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Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Rackets and Fives
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CONTENTS

TENNIS
chapter
Introduction
 
i. The Palæontology of Ball-games
 
ii. The History of the Court, Racket and Ball
 
iii. Modern Tennis
 
iv. The Laws of Tennis
 
v. Some General Reflections on Tennis, and Hints to Beginners
 
vi. Records of Matches and Memoirs of Eminent Players
Glossary
 
LAWN TENNIS
i. The Origin of Lawn Tennis
 
ii. The First Tournament
 
iii. The Development of Lawn Tennis
 
iv. The Revolution of Lawn Tennis
 
v. The Triumvirate of Lawn Tennis
 
vi. The Court
 
vii. The Implements of Lawn Tennis
 
viii. First Steps
 
ix. Service
 
x. In Play
 
xi. Tactics of the Single Game
 
xii. The Four-handed or Double Game
By H. H. W. Wilberforce
xii. Match-Playing
By H. F. Lawford
xiv. A Reminiscence of Fifteen Years of Lawn Tennis
By Spencer W. Gore
xv. Hard Courts and Covered Courts
 
xvi. Ladies' Lawn Tennis
By Miss L. Dod
xvii. Lawn Tennis in America
By R. D. Sears
xviii. On Umpires
By H. H. W. Wilberforce
xix. Handicapping, and the Management of Prize Meetings
By H. H. W. Wilberforce
i. Handicapping
ii. Management of Prize Meetings (by Hertert Chipp)
 
Rackets
i. The Origin of Rackets
 
ii. Professional PLayers
 
iii. Amateurs
 
iv. Practical Instructions
 
Fives
Fives
A Song of Fives
 
Appendix
 
Index
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