I Belive Tennis is one of the Greatest Sports

Zack - Ashburnham, Massachusetts
Entered on March 3, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: sports
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I believe that tennis is one the greatest sports you can play. Tennis can be played on several surfaces like clay, grass, and tar. You can play tennis year round unlike some other sports. You can play inside and you can play outside. Tennis allows you to play with any one of any age. My grandfather played till the day he died at the age of 83. Tennis can bring your family together. One of my favorite stories about tennis was my grandfather was playing with my brother Tyler against my uncle Paul and my dad. My uncle Paul was kind of wimping his serves to my grandfather and so he told my uncle Paul not to serve it to him like he was f***ing 90. (He was 80 at the time) So my uncle Paul responded with “ok dad I will serve it to you like your f***ing 80.”

Tennis is just such a fun sport to play.I just love playing and I get to play with my dad and his friends. There are not many sports you can play with your dad and his friends competitively. They don’t take it easy on me and I like that. Everyone can play tennis and you meet new people and can start new friendships. I’ve meet many friends through tennis at Oakmont. My dad has made friends with people in New Hampshire just because they play tennis. Just the other day I was playing I saw a father and daughter playing and this is another example of how tennis can bring families together. Tennis is a sport for all.

In tennis you are always learning new ways of playing. You are always improving and learning new ways of playing tennis. Tennis you can play by yourself or with a partner. It allows you freedoms to control the outcome and it can all be on you. Or you can play with a partner. You then have to gain trust and confidence in your partner. Tennis can help you learn valuable lessons of trust and friendship. Tennis can be a get away for you and you can always get better. Tennis is just one of the greatest sports.