Definition of lawn tennis in English:

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lawn tennis



[mass noun] dated or formal
The usual form of tennis, played with a soft ball on an open court.
Example sentences
  • The competition will involve football, netball, chess, basketball, badminton, volleyball, table tennis and lawn tennis.
  • With table tennis, boxing and lawn tennis returning to the sporting calendar there are 19 events set to take place at the sub-regional level.
  • The local game of road tennis is a cross between ping-pong and lawn tennis.

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