Tennis World: Amazing Sport


Tennis is a sport which rejuvenates the mind and soul. It is all about physical fitness and stamina. In the tennis world with its glamour that we see today originated in the 12th century.

History

The tennis world that we know of today started off as lawn tennis in Britain. Lords and ladies at that time used to play the friendly game amongst themselves as a mode of recreation. In recent years, that aspect of the game is seen. Today tennis aura has spread to people of all generations. For example, elder people still play tennis as a hobby. Similarly, some play the game to maintain their fitness.

All You Need To Know About The Tennis world
All You Need To Know About The Tennis world

The game became better so much in the later years. A revolution brew in the tennis world during the late ’50s. Earlier tennis was played on grass courts. In recent years clay courts and hard courts came into being and making the game more competitive.

Evolution

The tennis world started to see the establishment of tennis clubs where people/players can take up membership’s and start to play. These were basically training camps were aspiring tennis players can build up their talent. All these started to come into being after major tennis championships were introduced at the international level. Such as the Wimbledon championships, the US Open, Australian Open, Davis Cup, etc.

All You Need To Know About The Tennis world
All You Need To Know About The Tennis world

People started to take interest in the game after it was started to broadcast on television sets. People around the world were getting to know about rivalries among opponents. Talented players started to emerge and the public started to notice them.

Equipment

In previous years, tennis players used to wear all white. It was a tradition. There have been modifications to that also. With the rapid change in the game, sponsorships started to come in. All white theme changed and today tennis players can wear vibrant colors. Although Wimbledon championship still maintains its legacy of the white tennis wear. Wooden stiff racquets and white tennis balls were all back in the day. Now players use racquets of different materials and the color of the tennis ball became a shade of yellow.

All You Need To Know About The Tennis world
All You Need To Know About The Tennis world

Money

In the early days, there was not much money involved in the game of tennis. It was due to the reason that the game was not much popular. Tennis players of that era used to train themselves. The concept of coaching was not prevalent back then. Players used to register for tournaments with their own money. Also, cash prizes were not that big.

The aforementioned scene has changed quite a lot. Sponsorships have come into play. There is a huge involvement of money from companies that provide sponsorships. They sponsor players, take care of each and every aspect of their tennis career.  The players get the best of coaches so that they can train hard and bring out the best of themselves. Cash prizes in various tournaments have increased immensely over the years.

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