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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.
The first surface tennis was played on was grass
When he played his first match.
who frist played tennis? What year did tennis start?
On September 20, 1973 Billie Jean King played a tennis match against Bobby Riggs. The match was called "The Battle of the Sexes". The match was played in Texas at the Houston Astrodome. Riggs had publicly stated that women's tennis was inferior to men's tennis and that no women could beat him in tennis. The prize money for the match was $100,000 with the entire amount going to the winner. King easily defeated Riggs and became a hero in women's tennis.
The first match was played in 1877.