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1 A regulation tennis court is rectangular with a 36 foot baseline and a 78 foot sideline. Sports > Tennis 01/30/09
2 A regulation tennis net is 3 feet high at the center strap. Sports > Tennis 01/29/09
3 In tennis, the court size for a doubles match is 9 feet wider than the size used for a singles match. Sports > Tennis 01/29/09
4 In tennis, "love" refers to a score of zero points. Sports > Tennis 11/15/08
5 The four Grand Slam tournaments in tennis are the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. Sports > Tennis 11/15/08
6 In tennis, "ace" refers to a legal serve that is untouched by the server's opponent's racket. Sports > Tennis 11/10/08
7 In tennis, "deuce" refers to a score that is tied after each player has won three or more points. Sports > Tennis 11/08/08
8 Pete Sampras finished as World No. 1 on the ATP rankings for six consecutive years. Sports > Tennis 08/09/08
9 Björn Borg won 5 consecutive Wimbledon singles championships. Sports > Tennis 05/20/08

 



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