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Difference Between Usage of Du vs Au.

I was doing an exercise on article usage in French. One of the questions was Étienne joue _ tennis le samedi matin.

The correct answer was given as joue au tennis. I was wondering why is it not du tennis. Any clarification in the usage of au vs du would be appreciated.

October 9, 2017

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Au is à + le.

Du is de + le.

Jouer à is just a set phrase to mean 'to play (a sport)'.

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