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Get out on court and start playing your way

There are plenty of reasons why you should pick up a racket and start playing tennis.

Tennis is a great form of exercise and an amazing sport. Anyone can play; whatever their motivation or ability, from all communities and backgrounds. At any age and for a whole lifetime, tennis provides physical, social and mental rewards both on and off the court.

Here’s our guide with everything you need to know about tennis for beginners.

Book a tennis court

Search and book a tennis court near you, whether playing for fun or competitively.

Book a tennis lesson

See where your nearest group tennis lesson is and start playing.

Learn about padel

Padel is an innovative format of tennis that’s fun, flexible, easy to play and extremely sociable.

LTA Shop

Want to freshen up your kit or find your new tennis racket? Check out the latest offers at the LTA Shop, powered by Tennis-Point.

LTA Youth Start

A course for beginner tennis players that teaches them all the basics.

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