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Jeu de paume
Jeu de paume in the 17th century.

Real tennis is the original racket sport from which the modern game of lawn tennis, or tennis, developed. It is also known as jeu de paume in France and as "court tennis" in some parts of United States.

Real tennis is still played at a small number of active courts in the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States, and France. The sport is supported and governed by organizations around the world.

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