The word love in tennis is a corresponding call in scoring of it and the meaning of love in tennis is 0.
It is commonly believed that a score of zero in tennis is called love because of a mispronunciation of the French word L'oeuf. L'oeuf means egg in French and is sometimes used as slang for zero.
"Love" in tennis means, zero. "15-love" means 15-zero.
In tennis, the word love is used instead of zero. At the begining of each game, the score is love-all or love-love because no one has a point yet.
It means that there is no score so saying 15-love you would be saying the score is 15 to nothing
Love means "0" (zero) in tennis. The word "love", itself, one is an Anglicized, misheard, interpretation of the French word "l'oeuf" (pronounced "loff" or "luff"), which means "the egg", as used in the sports term, "goose egg", meaning "nothing".
In tennis, instad of nil or zero, love is used. At the beginning of each game, when no player has a point yet, the score is love-all or love-love.
The French word for Tennis is the same as in English: (le) tennis.
The origins of scores in tennis are thought to have medieval and French roots. "LOVE" may have come from the French word "l'oeuf", which means, egg, symbolising nothing.
the French use the same word, tennis.
In tennis, "love" is the same as zero points. L'oeuf is the French word for egg (the shape of which is a bit like a 0). It is said that this is what was called out and over time people thought that the word was love.