a game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with rackets, in which a ball is driven back and forth over a low net that divides the court in half.
a racket game played between two players or pairs of players who hit a ball to and fro over a net on a rectangular court of grass, asphalt, clay, etc See also lawn tennis, real tennis, court tennis, table tennis
(as modifier): tennis court, tennis racket
noun 1. a hollow ball used in tennis, made of rubber with a fuzzy covering of woven Dacron, nylon, or wool. noun 1. a hollow rubber ball covered with felt, used in tennis
noun 1. a bracelet consisting of a row of individually set, uniformly sized diamonds or other gemstones. noun a piece of wrist jewelry that is a narrow chain of evenly matched diamonds, precious stones, or gemstones Word Origin 1987
noun 1. irritation of the synovial membrane, or joint rotary area, of the elbow, caused by immoderate motions while playing tennis or other sports; epicondylitis. tennis elbow noun 1. a painful inflammation of the elbow caused by exertion in playing tennis and similar games tennis elbow ten·nis elbow (těn’ĭs) n. A painful inflammation of the […]
noun 1. a sports shoe with a rubber sole (usually pebbled) and a stitched canvas upper that laces over the instep. noun 1. a rubber-soled canvas shoe tied with laces