the French use the same word, tennis.
The same word 'tennis'
terrain de tennis
The referees use the term 'faute' (fault) or the English term 'out' in French tennis.
"Tennis" comes from the French word "Tenez!" . This is imperative of tenir and essentially means "Catch that!"
Let is from the word filet, a French word for the net. In tennis, it is a type of serve that is not valid and has to be done again.
Let originates from the French word for net which is filet.
The name "tennis" is thought to derive from the French word tenez, which means "take heed" — a warning from the server to the receiver.
Because tennis comes from a french word "Tenn" and "is". "Tenn" means "throw to" and "is" means "to catch".
Tennis is spelled the same in French: le tennis (masc.).
jouer au tennis