The theory goes that the name tennis is derived from the Egyptian town of Tinnis alongside the Nile and the word racquet evolved from the Arabic word for palm of the hand, rahat.Aside from these two words, evidence for any form of tennis preceding the year 1000 is lacking, and most historians credit the first origins of the game to eleventh- or twelfth-century French monks, who began playing a crude handball against their monastery walls or over a rope strung across a courtyard.Sporting Clubs: FCF Juvisy Essonne, Rugby Club Massy Essonne, Flam 91, SGS Judo, SCA 2000 GRS, Handball Massy, Entente Cycliste Montgeron Vigneux (ECMV) Competitions: Montgeron International Athletics Meeting, Saber World Cup, French handisport Championship.Cultural events: ELFONDUROCK Festival, European Heritage Days, Science Festival, Cultural Season of the Chamarande Departmental Estate, Cultural Season of the Méréville Departmental Estate, Economy: 45,000 companies (Alcatel-Lucent, Carrefour, Coca-Cola, Danone, Renault, Thales, Sanofi-Aventis, Safran ...), 200 laboratories, Paris Saclay, biotechnologies with Genopole, optics and photonics, Eco-technologies, agriculture, leisure tourism, Evry-Val d'Essonne and Paris Sud universities, Ecole polytechnique, Website / Twitter: @CDEssonne In direct connection with Paris and the main European capitals thanks to its major transportation routes, the Essonne has a strategic location in the Île-de-France region.Sporting events: Foil World Cup (Saint-Maur), Rhythmic Gymnastics International (Thiais), U16 International Football Tournament, with the participation of national teams; Val-de-Marne cross-country; Val-de-Marne games, general public event (120,000 people over 15 days); World water-skiing championships, September 2017 Main tourist sites: Château de Grosbois, Château de Vincennes, Sucy-en-Brie Castle, Vincennes Zoo, MAC VAL, Robert Doisneau House of Photography, National Museum of Resistance, Fragonard Museum at the Maisons-Alfort veterinary school , Exporadome, Museum of History and Immigration, Dubuffet Foundation, Adrien Mentienne Museum, Emile Jean Museum, Val-de-Bièvre Ecomuseum, Saint-Maur Museum, Sucy-en-Brie Museum, Val -de-Marne Rose garden, banks of the Marne, woodlands, protected forests Cultural Events: Book Science, Winter Sounds Festival, Dance biennale, Ciné junior festival, International Women's Film Festival, Biennial of Poetry, Festi'Val-de-Marne, Documentary Screens, Festival l'oeil vers ..., Théâtrales Charles Dullin, Kalyspo Festival, Exhibitions at MAC VAL, Music perfumes Festival, Murs/murs, Fresne(s)zik, Festival De Passage, Urban Focus, Websites and social networks: twitter.com/val_de_marne Km 0.5 - Villeneuve-Saint-Georges (Pop: 33,000)A city of transit on the outskirts of Paris, it served as a lock to the capital and Napoleon III built a fort there in 1876, now transformed into a fire station.At the end of the 19th century, the city became a railway stronghold with the establishment of the largest marshalling yard in Europe in 1847.
Wozniacki celebrated her 26th birthday with Lee in the gym.
This situation was the reason for intense bombing by the Allies during the Second World War.
From its past, the town preserves the park and the castle of Beauregard, whose first owner was the father of Colbert.
VAL-DE-MARNE (94) Population: 1.3 million Prefecture: Creteil Sub-prefectures: Nogent, L'Haÿ-les-Roses Surface: 244 km² Specialties: in terms of gastronomy, the Val-de-Marne (94) has many important arguments: the Rungis market of course, the near-centenary guinguettes, the great boom of ecological and solidary market gardening and the future City of Gastronomy.
Sports Clubs: US Ivry handball, US Creteil football, VGA Saint-Maur judo, Red Star Club Champigny-sur-Marne, US Cycling Creteil, Sucy Judo, US Creteil athletics, Academy sporting club Champigny-sur -Marne taekwondo, Van Thuyne taekwondo, Rowing Marne Joinville, Society of incentive nautical sport, Judo club Maisons-Alfort.