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The modern game of tennis originated in the United Kingdom in the late 19th century as lawn tennis which has close resembling various lawn games also resembling the ancient game of real tennis, but most historians believe that tennis originated in France as early as the 12th century. The rules of tennis have not changed much since back in the 1890s. Tennis is a sport usually played between two players or two teams of two players on each side. Each player uses a racket that is strung to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the other player or teams court. Tennis is enjoyed by millions of recreational players and is also a hugely popular worldwide spectator sport. Part of the appeal of tennis stems from the simplicity of equipment required for play. Beginners need only a racquet and balls.