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Why did Table Tennis begin?

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The game of Table Tennis has its roots in lawn tennis.

When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers tried to emulate its' success by developing indoor versions of the game.

David Foster of England introduced the first action game of tennis on a table in 1890.

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When did table tennis begin?

The game of table tennis has its roots in lawn tennis. When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers tried to emulate its' success by developing indoor versions of the game. David Foster of England introduced the first action game of tennis on a table in 1890.


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The game of table tennis has its roots in lawn tennis. When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers tried to emulate its' success by developing indoor versions of the game. David Foster of England introduced the first action game of tennis on a table in 1890.


What equipment was use in table tennis?

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What are the equipments in playing table tennis?

a table and tennis


What is the proper name for the table you play table tennis on?

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What is the length of a table tennis table?

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Do you say you are a ball of fire on table tennis or in table tennis?

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How are table tennis balls made?

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Is table tennis and deck tennis they same?

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Will table tennis affect my tennis game and training?

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