Ninenis

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Ninenis, the forerunner to tennis was the same game in almost every respect. However, the larger court and lower net led to huge runs of unreturnable serves at tounament level.
It was also a full-contact sport, the rackets having sharp blades protruding from the handles. It is now banned in every country except Harvard.

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