Tennis is a sport that is played either between two players (singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Tennis is an Olympic sport and has players at all levels of society and at all ages around the world. It is a popular spectator sport with a global audience.

The game as we know it dates back to 16th-century France. It spread to Europe, becoming popular in England in the 19th century, before spreading around the world. In 1884, women competed alongside men at Wimbledon. During the 1920s, women's tennis emerged as a popular spectator sport; French player Suzanne Lenglen is credited for popularizing tennis, as she was the first to reveal her calves and forearms, instead of wearing the concealing garments that were more conventional ...

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