1. tennis

noun. ['ˈtɛnəs, ˈtɛnɪs'] a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court.


  • professional tennis
  • court tennis
  • royal tennis
  • advantage
  • real tennis
  • footfault
  • set point
  • court game
  • lawn tennis
  • return
  • singles
  • doubles


  • liability
  • unfavorableness
  • disadvantage
  • inexpedience


  • tenez (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Tennis

  • st_dennis
  • st_denis
  • hygienists
  • venice
  • menace
  • jenness
  • hennis
  • henness
  • genis
  • denys
  • dentists
  • dentist's
  • dennis
  • denis
  • bennis
  • enis

How do you pronounce tennis?

Pronounce tennis as ˈtɛnɪs.

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Sentences with tennis

1. Noun, singular or mass
You can still have a great time on a small budget and see some world-class tennis.

Quotes about tennis

1. Girls had never been important. I'd had a girlfriend or two and had liked them a lot but it wasn't love, because my first love was tennis.
- Boris Becker

2. It's a pity that the tennis is really going down the drain. Every year it's getting worse and worse and worse. There has to be a radical change, and I hope it will be really soon.
- Marat Safin

3. Well, I do feel that I carry the responsibility of representing my country wherever I am, and this responsibility came with the success that I had in last couple of years, not just myself but the whole group of tennis players that comes from Serbia. And athletes in general are, in this moment, the biggest ambassadors that our country has.
- Novak Djokovic