When: February 23rd
Where: United States
Depending on where you live, an outdoor or indoor game of tennis might be in order for this time of year. If you have a tennis facility near where you live a match with a friend or even practicing hitting the ball could be a great way to celebrate the day. If you are new to the game, another way learn something about the sport is watch some live matches on television or some old historic match play videos on the internet.
In case you were wondering how many tennis balls can fit in a standard size 747 aircraft..it's approximately 7,894,917.
The sport of Tennis may have origins tracing back to France and rumor has it that even Sir Gawain of the famed Knights of the Roundtable even fancied playing, but the sport is also very popular and has a rich history among Americans in the United States. In 1973, one of the most famous tennis matches occurred and was dubbed the “Battle of the Sexes”, the match featured top women's player Billie Jean King, who beat a former No. 1 ranked men's player named Bobby Riggs. Among other notable tennis figures, who can forget the amazing play and even more interesting tennis personality of John McEnroe. There are many famed tournaments played each year but the Championships, Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and recognized as the most prestigious. It's a great sport and one that can be played by most anyone, regardless of age.