Lawn tennis

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  • Created on: 28-01-20 14:35
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  • Lawn Tennis
    • Middle Class
      • played by in suburban private gardens
      • organised by - they had the organisation skills required and formed private clubs
    • Standardised rules
      • Wingfield had a strict rule book
    • Played by male and female
      • good social, civilised game for both sexes
    • Specialist equipment
      • middle class could afford own specialised equipment. Wingfield sold a kit for £1 - net, post, balls, racquets
    • Middle class intervention
      • an affordable alternative to real tennis. set the middle class apart from the working class
    • Public provision
      • it eventually spread tot he working class via public courts


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