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real tennis

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(Tennis) an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled indoor court with various openings, a sloping-roofed corridor along three sides, and a buttress on the fourth side. Also called: royal tennis
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Noun1.real tennis - an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled courtreal tennis - an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled court
lawn tennis, tennis - a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
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Henry VIII was a brilliant tennis player The legendary monarch's tennis skills have been described by Lesley Ronaldson, real tennis historian, as "probably world class".
The Development Will Consist Of The Refurbishment And Restoration Of The Existing North And Part Of The East Wing Of The Existing National Concert Hall And The Real Tennis Building And The Construction Of A New Four Storey Over Basement Extension With A Planetarium Dome To The West Of The North Wing At The Boundary Of The Iveagh Gardens.
Real tennis has been played at the Grade II listed Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club since 1894, producing four UK champions in the sport in the last decade alone.
The deal also includes the Grade II listed Real Tennis Club which is leased by Newcastle City Council to Trustees of Jesmond Dene (Real) Tennis Club.
Of course, real tennis fans don't wait until Wimbledon fortnight to get out their rackets and head out for a game or two.
But the tournament caters for the real tennis fanatic and the corporate, so it's a lot of fun and we hope we can keep coming back.
IT may be lacking in miles of canal but Leamington Spa's Real Tennis Court Club is set to host a dazzling Venetian masquerade this month when it hosts a charity ball in aid of Acorns Hospice and Warwickshire Disability.
A huge fan of the sport, Chalmers will now focus on his main job as a dealer in tennis and real tennis literature.
She doesn't have real tennis shoes, doesn't think she's good enough to warrant the expense.
This doesn't affect us as we believe that real tennis is in the Davis Cup, the Fed Cup and the Grand Slams along with all the other big tournaments.
And to the stewards - WHY do you allow people to ruin the experience for real tennis fans who are trying to watch the action in relative silence while rude people are more concerned in feeding their faces and talking on their mobile phones from start to finish?