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Real tennis - an introduction
Demonstration of the traditional 'real' tennis game. You play in an indoor court with a bent racket and the balls do not bounce so well. The game, invented in Tudor times, is likened to a cross between squash and cricket. Real tennis requires a measure of speed and agility with a lot of importance on timing. Sports presenter Mike Bushell gives it a try with the help of the world's top player Charlotte Cornwallis. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 10 January 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
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