Best Answer

Tennis was first played in England and created in England.
Some theories are it came from a French word "tendre" which means to hold.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-09-30 15:18:50
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


21 cards

What happens if carbon dioxide levels in the blood are too low

Which sport combined the games of handball and squash

What type of surface is the All-England championships at Wimbledon played on

Which of these sports features a competition known as the Grand Slam

See all cards
No Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What country was tennis first played in?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What country was table tennis first played in?


Which country was first to play tennis?

England is the first country to play tennis

What surface was tennis first played on?

The first surface tennis was played on was grass

When was tennis first played in Australia?

who frist played tennis? What year did tennis start?

What country was the first to have the sport tennis?

The french invented tennis

Who was the first to play tennis?

Tennis was first played by Major Walter C. Wingfeild

What was the first professional sport ever played with a ball?

Tennis. Henry the eighth played tennis.

When was tennis established?

Tennis was first played in the era of Henry VIII, 1500s. As indoor tennis.

What country do tennis balls come from?

It was first came from the country France.

Where was the first tennis match played?


Who first played the table tennis?

The English

Where was the first tennis game played?


When was the first Tennis Tournenent played?


Who first played tennis?

Major Harry Gem and his friend, Agurio Perera first played lawn tennis in the late 1800's.

How was the first game of Tennis played?

Very carefully.

First people who played table tennis?

The English

What country did the game of tennis first appear?


The city and country of the French Open tennis championship?

The French open tennis championship is played in Paris, France.

What are facts related to the history of tennis?

Tennis was first played in France. It was an indoor game. It was played by royals. Hope I helped.

When was the first tennis match played?

In 1926, the first professional tennis player played a tournament. However, in 12th century France, it is believed the first tennis game was created. The ball was struck with the back of the hand and created in a monastery.

When did Samantha Stosur first start playing tennis?

Stosur first played professional tennis in 1999 on the ITF circuit.

Founder of table tennis?

In 1890, David Foster first played a game of tennis on a table.

Who ivented tennis?

nobody specific invented tennis, however it is originally first played in England.

When was tennis first played?

sometime in the late 19th century

When were the first ever Wimbledon tennis championships played?