Modern day tennis was founded in 1873. However early forms of tennis was played in the 12th century. This kind of tennis was played with the hand.
History of Lawn Tennis A nicely illustrated narrative of the evolution of tennis from 1873 to 1938 .
Major Walter Clopton Wingfield invented land tennis in 1873, which later became the "tennis" we know today.
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In 1873, Major Walter Wingfield invented a game called Sphairistikè (Greek for "playing ball) from which modern outdoor tennis evolved.
Major Wingfield is credited with inventing the game of tennis in 1873.
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