Interest in the game from north of the border

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The APTA had an inquiry from Department of Agriculture, in Quebec, Canada.

“Having been in charge of this district for the Province of Quebec Lawn Tennis Association,” said the letter, “I am convinced that paddle tennis will be popular but the older members are skeptic about the whole thing.”

Blanchard recalled how similar this was to Fox Meadow’s initial take on the game.

Source: Fessenden S. Blanchard Platform Paddle Tennis, 1959