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also rack·ets  (răk′ĭts)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
A game played on a large, netless, four-walled court by two or four players with long-handled rackets and a small, hard, fast-moving ball.
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Some were dressed in white flannels and were carrying racquets under their arms, some were short, some tall, some were only children, and some perhaps were servants, but they all had their standing, their reason for following each other through the hall, their money, their position, whatever it might be.
Sunburnt and vigorous they sat side by side, with their racquets across their knees, not saying much but smiling slightly all the time.
They were planning to lay out a lawn tennis court on the sands; but no one but Kate and May had racquets, and most of the people had not even heard of the game.
The Gardens are noted for two kinds of cricket: boy cricket, which is real cricket with a bat, and girl cricket, which is with a racquet and the governess.
Seizing a racquet and keeping my eyes open, I quickly saw a rainbow flash appearing and disappearing and darting over the ground.
I suggested a quick game of tennis before supper and, Cynthia agreeing, I ran upstairs to fetch my racquet.
Since he returned to the court late last year, Masigan has been playing three or four times a week and has collected 13 racquets from his travels.
The Racquets Court building in College Street was built in 1888 and was home for the city's fans of racquets - a cross between real tennis and squash - until its popularity faded.
He added, "I have never thought a racquet has improved my game in forty years, but the Volkl racquets and strings have definitely helped improve my ball striking, and that of many of my students.
Participants used their own racquets, to ensure familiarity and consistency, and different racquets may have influenced swing speed, ball spin, racquet trajectory, and accuracy differently (Allen et al., 2016).
Just the other month on grass in Germany, during a 56-minute hammering from Florian Mayer, he attacked the turf and the net with another of his racquets so aggressively he was penalised with the loss of an entire game in a 6-0 6-4 thrashing.
I'm just off to the shed at the bottom of the garden to dig out my boys' old tennis racquets. Might just give it another go - you just never know!