Entradas de mayo de 2012

Tennis

A game of tennis is played by hitting-striking the ball in a way that an opponent can not return it. It´s played on a rectangular court by two (singles) or four (doubles) persons.

THE COURT

                                               

The court is divided across the middle by a net.

RULES

A tennis game starts with the server tossing the ball into the air and hitting it with a racquet. The receiver returns the ball.

If a ball touches the line it is OK.

At the end of each game the receiver get into the server and the server get into the receiver.

The ball can bounce once.

EQUIPMENT

Ball, racquet,

SCORE IN A GAME

(a player can win o lose the point).

First point -15

Second point-30

Third point-40

Fourth point-game

If each player wins three points, the score is “Deuce”. After deuce the score is advantage.

The player who wins 6 games gets a set.

USEFUL EXPRESIONS

Draw, heads or tails, left or hand side, service, server, good luck, cheer up, come on, go for it, you are the best.