Definition of 'tennis'

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Nowadays so many tennis players are peaking in their thirties. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There were no tennis courts or football fields. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was a sporty young woman whose chief delights were playing tennis and golf. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Britain boasts the best male tennis player in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nor would they be allowed to buy seasonal passes to tennis courts and golf course. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nobody needs to see me play tennis either. The Sun (2016)And why do tennis players wear white? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Suddenly he could no longer play tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The property has a shared pool and tennis court. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Any top tennis player will know the feeling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Thank you for a great game of tennis. The Sun (2014)Or stood atop a car playing guitar on a tennis racket? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The centre has ten tennis courts and two squash courts. Brines, Callum Collins Traveller - The Algarve (1993)The resulting silk can be used to strengthen tennis rackets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And they are more likely to ski and play tennis than kill other animals for fun. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On the tennis court she found herself opposite him in a game of mixed doubles. Aidan Hartley THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)He used to do tennis coaching during the summer. The Sun (2009)It was five sets and people at the time said it was grass court tennis at its very best. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One man was caught holding a tennis racket over the passenger seat while he drove with the other hand. Times, Sunday Times (2006)British tennis players are too spoilt to succeed, leading figures in the game have claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At the age of 28 the tennis player is one of the youngest new entrants. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has also expressed firm views on a need for there to be more tennis played on clay to reduce injuries and a shortening of the season. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two restaurants serve Moroccan dishes and there are two clay tennis courts and a good-sized pool. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a cinema for 30 people, two floodlit clay tennis courts and a gym. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Play tennis on the grass court, relax in the Finnish sauna or have a game of table football or table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'tennis'

British English: tennis /ˈtɛnɪs/ NOUN
Tennis is a game played by two or four players on a rectangular court with a net across the middle. The players use rackets to hit a ball over the net.
  • American English: tennis
  • Arabic: تِنِس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tênis
  • Chinese: 网球
  • Croatian: tenis
  • Czech: tenis
  • Danish: tennis
  • Dutch: tennis
  • European Spanish: tenis
  • Finnish: tennis
  • French: tennis sport
  • German: Tennis
  • Greek: τένις
  • Italian: tennis
  • Japanese: テニス
  • Korean: 테니스
  • Norwegian: tennis
  • Polish: tenis
  • European Portuguese: ténis
  • Romanian: tenis
  • Russian: теннис
  • Spanish: tenis deporte
  • Swedish: tennis
  • Thai: เทนนิส
  • Turkish: tenis
  • Ukrainian: теніс
  • Vietnamese: quần vợt


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