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Real Tennis

Real Tennis

Judy Finnigan, early in her career as an Anglia TV reporter, interviewing 'real tennis' pro Brian Church.

News 1975 4 mins

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Overview

Early in her career as a regional news reporter for Anglia Television, Judy Finnigan interviews 'real tennis' pro Brian Church, and discovers the differences between the modern game of lawn tennis most would be familiar with today and 'real tennis', which is the variant of a ball game played in monastery cloisters, originating in the 11th century.