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platform tennis

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noun
  1. a variation of tennis played on a wooden platform enclosed with chicken wire in which the players hit a rubber ball with wooden paddles following the same basic rules as tennis except that only one serve is permitted and balls can be played off the back and side fences.
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Origin of platform tennis

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
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