Tennis is a racket sport which is played either individually or the single opponent or two players each. Here the rubber ball is used. It is an Olympic sport. It is also known lawn tennis. The points are given to the players whenever an opponent fails to return the ball correctly within the dimensions of the court.
Badminton is the sport which is played by volleying a shuttlecock through the racket between the single opposing players or the doubles. The rectangular court is divided into two by a net. It can also be played as a recreational activity. Since 1992, badminton is also known as an Olympic Sport.
|A game in which two or four players strike a ball with rackets over a net stretched across a court. The usual form (originally called lawn tennis) is played with a felt-covered hollow rubber ball on a grass, clay, or artificial surface.||A game with rackets in which a shuttlecock is hit back and forth across a net.|
|Objectives/Purpose||Players can make many manipulated shots.||Players aim to make drop shots.|
|Synonyms||Basketball, golf, soccer, aquatics, skating||Bingo, rugby, sharpshooting, snooker, softball|
|History||The origin of the game can be traced to a 12th-13th century French handball game called jeu de paume from which was derived a complex indoor racket and ball game: real tennis.||The origin of the fame of badminton date back at least 2000 years to the game of battledore and shuttlecock played in ancient Greece, China and India.|
|Word origin||The word tennis was originated in 15th century from Middle English tenetz.||The word badminton was originated in 1874 from Badminton.|
|Courts||Tennis courts are larger than badminton courts. A tennis court is 36 feet wide and 78 feet long.||A badminton court is 20 feet wide and 44 feet long.|
|Racket||Heavy and large rackets are used.||Relatively light and small rackets are used.|
|Uses||Uses a hollow rubber ball (relatively heavy).||Uses a shuttlecock (relatively light).|
|Advantages/Benefits||The advantages of playing tennis are:
||The advantages of playing badminton are:
|Disadvantages||Its disadvantages are:
||Its disadvantages are:
|Example in Sentence||