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    Tennis Game Scoring: A History

    November 18, 2016
    Tennis game scoring evolved in France

    Women’s Tennis Association CEO Steve Simon wants to shake up tennis. He says tennis has an attention problem, and he knows how to fix it. Ultimately, he wants to see matches take no longer than 60 to 90 minutes, a time frame short enough to keep attention-starved viewers sticking around for live broadcasts of matches. To get there, he would phase in changes to tennis game scoring such as no-ad play (meaning there are no “deuce” points – the first…

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