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post #21 of (permalink) Old 07-02-2012, 07:41 PM
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Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

Originally Posted by SVK View Post
SQ #2...Why the scoring in a game is 15/30/40 and how it was created?
The people who created tennis weren't smart, they tried to count by 15's, however they couldn't count past 40, so instead of going to 45 they went to 40, and instead of a number for the win they just called it game.

Hence 15/30/40/game

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