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Paddle Tennis Quizzes & Trivia

Though many still wonder what paddle tennis is but there are those who have been practicing this sport with passion for over 100 years. There’s quite an interesting story about the invention of this sport. Paddle tennis traces back to an Episcopal minister, Frank Peer Beal who, in his quest to offer the children from lower Manhattan a fun sport activity, came up with this variation of tennis, which was more appropriate for the urban space reserved for children.

The first paddle tennis tournament was held in 1922, and by the end of 1941, paddle tennis was being played in almost 500 American states. If you consider yourself a connoisseur of the game, take the following quizzes to answers questions like: “What is the best clothing to play PT?”, and “How is the score kept?”, and more.  
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Just like with any other serious disciplines, paddle tennis has its own language. They mostly pertain to the rules that make the game and the culture around it as well. Are you familiar with most of the language used in that...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 123   |  Last updated: Feb 9, 2019
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    What's a baseline?

This quiz is a general understanding of Beginning Paddle Tennis for 9th graders.  In this quiz, you will find historical perspectives, questions regarding flexibility, biomechanics and general 9th grade questions regarding...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 154   |  Last updated: Jan 30, 2013
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    WHAT IS YOUR COACH'S NAME?

This game was adapted from tennis and played for almost a century now. In paddle tennis, the court is much smaller with no double lanes and a much lower net than tennis. Have you ever played this game? And if yes, how much do you...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 114   |  Last updated: Feb 8, 2019
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    Where did this sport first appear?
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