Soft tennis

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Soft tennis is major sport in Japan. It is usually played by two players with rackets. It is similar to normal tennis, but the ball is soft.[1] Young and old of both sexes can enjoy playing soft tennis because the racket and ball are light.

History[change | change source]

Tennis came to Japan from England in about 1880's.

Equipment[change | change source]

  • Racket
  • Ball

In Japan, people were not able to make good hard ball those days. Imported balls were expensive. Therefore Japanese people used a rubber ball.

References[change | change source]

  1. Japan Soft Tennis Association