TV presenter Mike Bushell tries real tennis with a trench
6 July 2014 Last updated at 09:15 BST
After Andy Murray's early exit at Wimbledon this week, there will not be any British involvement in the singles finals on Centre Court this year.
But the UK can boast the world number one and woman's champion in the original form of the game.
Mike Bushell went to meet Claire Vigrass, who rules the world in the sport of Real Tennis in which there are nearly 40 types of serve.