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Jul 4, 2022

In this episode of MetCast, we discuss the history of the tennis racket, its mechanics, and importantly, how this has changed the game of tennis through the years. 

Dr Tom Allen, Senior Lecturer in Sports Engineering at the Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport, explains how the transformation of the racket, including the evolution of its shape and the materials used to make it, have changed the pace of the game as well as the gameplay of competitors.  

He also explains what the future of the tennis racket, and game, might look like.