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March 27, 2011 / jmeuropeana

Tennis

On the 27th of March –

I finally won a tennis match from someone I’ve lost to many many times before. Great game, very close and I needed a tiebreak to win. To keep the glow and the smile on my face just a little longer, I want to share some tennis from Europeana.

Poupée garçon en habit de joueur de tennis
Advert For Davidson andamp; Co., Lawn Tennis Equipment
London College of Fashion: The Woolmark Company
Are You Fond of Games? VADS Collection: Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
This is what happens if you do not play often enough: you grow mushrooms on the tennis field:
blewits
Mac Loughlin [4-07-13, joueur de tennis en extension lors du match pour le titre de champion du monde sur herbe disputé à Wimbledon] : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol]
And I always want to include a plate, if at all possible:
Plate

Of course most of these are shown here just for fun, as well as their cultural significance. If you want to watch some historic tennis matches, Europeana has over 800 videos on the subject.

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