- Then the snow- shoe noose slips completely over his instep to his ankle, throwing the racquet on edge and clogging him back. - "The Story of the Trapper", A. C. Laut.
- He wears a flannel suit and a hat from Panama; a tennis racquet leans against his chair. - "The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete", John Galsworthy.
- The king was playing at tennis when the news reached him: he flung down his racquet, exclaiming, What! - "The Story of Paris", Thomas Okey.