worldhistoryfacts: The Falkland Palace “real tennis” court in…

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The Falkland Palace “real tennis” court in Scotland, the oldest tennis court in the world. Built for James V of Scotland, it has been used since the 1540s. Real tennis is a predecessor of the modern sport of tennis, but involved banking shots off of walls and other features around the court. There are a few dozen real tennis courts still active today.

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