Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Rackets, a modern variety of tennis played in a closed court with balls (one in use at a time) and a bat called a racket, the blade of which is formed of a network of cord or gut stretched on a frame of bent wood.

“Since the fall, God will not trust us with our own salvation, but it is both purchased and kept by Christ for us, and we for it through faith, wrought by the power of God.”
–Richard Sibbes, The Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax