Tennis is a sport played between two players or teams of two players each on a court with a net across its centre. The object of the game is to score by striking a hollow ball covered with felt over a net into the opponent's court according to certain rules. First played in England in 18th century, Tennis first spread around English speaking-countries. It is now an Olympic sport with players at all levels, all ages and from all countries. In 19th century, Tennis introduced by English diplomats for Turkey was played among the British in Bornova and Karsiyaka, Izmir in 1905. It’s known that the date of the first tennis played by Turks is 1915. Since then, this sport was played in American High Schools. Fuat Hüsnü Kayacan started “the first Turkish movement” by establishing the Tennis Club in Fenerbahçe. The Turkish Tennis Federation was founded as an independent federation in 1953.