A cross between lawn tennis and table tennis, road tennis got its name because it was played on back streets and quiet roads. It originated in Barbados - probably in the early 1930s.
The rules of road tennis are identical to those of table tennis. The court is like an overgrown table tennis board painted on a paved surface. The racquets are made of wood and resemble large table tennis racquets.
Carmen Roberts reports on how the sport has taken off...
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