Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

It turns out that back in the times before the revolution of 1917 tennis was popular enough in Russia, too. Especially among aristocrats. It was played by people of all ages. This vivid example is the family of a famous Russian writer, Leo Tolstoy (in the image above).

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

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5 thoughts on “Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too”

  1. kind of happiness that belonged only at a very small number of lucky people…Russian (Soviet Union) people have suffered too much for this and suffered too much to conquer something better that later they have lost…

  2. re: Muzzlehatch
    Nicholas II is third from the right in the first picture, kneeling. His second oldest daughter, Tatiana is next to him.
    He also appears to be on the balcony in the last two pictures (4th page) with his four daughters, Anastasia, Marie, Tatiana, and Olga.

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