Lawn Tennis, Its Players and how to Play: With Laws of the Game ...

Strahan, 1881 - 63 Seiten

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Seite 5 - ... there's a divinity that shapes our ends, rough hew them how we will.
Seite 45 - For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass : for he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
Seite 53 - After a fault the server shall serve again from the same court from which he served that fault, unless it was a fault because he served from the wrong court.
Seite 52 - The players shall stand on opposite sides of the net ; the player who first delivers the ball shall be called the server, and the other the striker-out.
Seite 52 - At the end of the first game, the Striker-out shall become Server, and the Server shall become Striker-out ; and so on alternately in the subsequent games of the set.
Seite 55 - The player who first wins six games wins a set ; except as below : — If both players win five games, the score is called games-all ; and the next game won by either player is scored advantage-game for that player.
Seite 51 - The court is 78 feet long and 27 feet wide. It is divided across the middle by a net, the ends of which are attached to two posts, A and B, standing 3 feet outside of the court on either side.
Seite 46 - Is happy as a Lover; and attired With sudden brightness, like a Man inspired; And through the heat of conflict, keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what he foresaw...
Seite 58 - Half forty is two strokes given at the beginning of the first game, three strokes given at the beginning of the second game ; and so on, alternately, in all the subsequent games of the set.
Seite 53 - The ball served must drop within the service-line, half-court-line, and side-line of the court, which is diagonally opposite to that from which it was served, or upon any such line.

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