What is Weather the Court?

07/12/2020

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A tennis racket and set of tennis balls on a rainy tennis courtForget the rain, wind and snow this winter – it’s time for tennis. Through our new Weather the Court challenge we’re rewarding players who are brave enough to face the elements with prizes.

Why Weather the Court?

Britain is known for its unpredictable and unforgiving weather, and with the winter months bringing shorter days, keeping both your body and mind active is key. Whatever the weather, tennis is a sport that can be enjoyed all year round and is a fun way to get your fitness fix with family, or friends.

Find a court near you

Search, book, play and pay for a tennis court in your area with Rally. 

With this in mind, we’ve launched Weather the Court to encourage all players to get outside and play tennis for the chance to win some incredible prizes this winter.

How do I win?

By sharing pictures or videos on social media and tagging your location, and using the hashtag #WeatherTheCourt, players can win Decathlon vouchers, tennis kit freebies and other great prizes.

Five top tips for playing in winter

If you wrap up warm, have the right tennis equipment and adapt your game accordingly winter tennis can be some of the most enjoyable of the year.

Most importantly it’s key to stay safe. Make sure to follow these top tips here  from the LTA’s Chief Medical Officer Jo Larkin, and her team, before going out on court.

Use the hashtag #WeatherTheCourt to see the latest entries – and see what prizes they win – by following the LTA on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Find out how to get on court at https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/rally/.

Click here to see the competition’s terms and conditions in full.

So, what are you waiting for? Put on your jacket, wooly hat or gloves, grab a racket and a partner and #WeatherTheCourt. 

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