View Full Version : Caught this from the tennis channel

May 25th, 2005, 12:33 AM
Murphy Jensen was in the tennis Museum in Roland Garros, and the guy from the Museum said that ... "love" in tennis came from the French word l'oeuf which means egg i think.. but the american or english mispronounced it... then it changed to become love...


May 25th, 2005, 12:36 AM
I think that is true that it comes from l'oeuf but never heard of Murphy Jensen?

May 25th, 2005, 12:40 AM
His brother Luke and himself won the French Open doubles in 1993 (if i'm not mistaken)