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Tennis in London



From the hustle and bustle of the City to the leafy suburbs, London has always been thriving with tennis activity. With 20% of the national tennis participation taking place in London, there’s always plenty of opportunity to get out and play. Whether you want to play at your local park or go and watch some of the sport’s greatest champions at Wimbledon, there are a huge number of tennis courts in London to choose from, with something to offer for anyone interested in tennis.

If you’re based in London and looking for somewhere to play tennis, we have all the information you need about clubs and tennis hotspots in the area.

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The capital boasts over 550 tennis venues, which equates to approximately 3000 courts for players to take advantage of and hone their skills. Nearly 60% of these courts are set in some of London’s iconic parks and other green spaces, with a vast number readily available to book through LTA Rally, either as pay to play or even free to book courts.

Want to take on other players in local competitions? Local Tennis Leagues might be just the thing for you and with around 55 venues offering competitive leagues in London, you will be sure to find the right league for you.

London also has over 50 venues with disability specific programmes, including an award-winning session run through the LTA Open Court programme at Highgate Cricket & Lawn tennis club in Haringey, as well as successful programmes at Purley Bury Tennis Club in Croydon and Shooter’s Hill LTC in Greenwich.

Here are just a few of London’s fantastic tennis venues, clubs and courts:

  • Finsbury Park
  • Clissold Park
  • Hyde Park
  • Islington Indoor Tennis Centre
  • Ladywell Fields Park
  • Lincoln’s Inn Field
  • National Tennis Centre
  • Westway Community Indoor Tennis Centre
  • Wimbledon Park

You can find a tennis court in London using our tool to see a list of available locations.

How to get started

Tennis is a great form of exercise and an amazing sport. Anyone can play; whatever their motivation or ability, from all communities and backgrounds.

Cardio Tennis

Cardio Tennis is a fun, sociable group fitness class with a tennis twist. This tennis workout is open to anyone - all ages and abilities!

Youth Programme

The tennis programme designed to give you skills for life, which includes our six-week Youth Start offer.