"Short" in English is court or petit regarding a male and courte or petite regarding a female in French.
court de tennis
The French Revolution
Il court is a literal French equivalent of the English phrase "He runs." The pronunciation of the third person masculine singular of the present indicative will be "eel koor" in French.
The Tennis Court Oath was important to the French Revolution as it signified the first time that French citizens were opposed to the King, Louis XVI's orders.
Bref et concis is a French equivalent of the English phrase "short and sweet." The masculine singular phrase translates literally as "brief and concise" in English. The pronunciation will be "breh-fey ko-see" in French.
The Tennis Court Oath was a very important event during the early days of the French Revolution - members of the Third Estate who were locked out of a meeting of the Estates-General held a conference in a tennis court.
'Courts' is the plural version (masculine) of the adjective 'court' which means 'short' or it could be the plural form of the masculine noun 'court' which means 'court' as in 'tennis court'Regards,TransAction Translators
Mostly, real tennis was played. (The Tennis Court Oath was taken on a real tennis court.) You can find out more about real tennis by visiting http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real_tennis .