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Tennis in Sheffield

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Set in beautiful South Yorkshire, there aren’t many places better than Sheffield if you fancy a game of tennis. From Olympic champions to legendary football stars, Sheffield is home to many sporting greats, including British tennis star Jonny Marray, who wrote his name in the history books after winning the Wimbledon Men’s Doubles title in 2012. For players of all ages and abilities, the city has everything you could need to get involved with tennis, whether you want to play a quick game at your local park or compete with some of the best players in the region.

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

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Play tennis in Sheffield

Whatever your age or ability, in Sheffield you’re never short of an opportunity to pick up a racket and play tennis. The city is home to 32 tennis venues with 138 tennis courts across its many clubs, parks and community centres, where players can practice their skills. Sheffield’s park courts in particularly have reached record levels of popularity with many of these courts 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? Sheffield’s Local Tennis League might be just the thing for you and will give you a chance to meet and compete with players in the local area.

Sheffield also has a number of disability tennis programmes, which are available through the LTA Open Court programme, at clubs such as Brentwood LTC. In 2019 alone, Sheffield’s wide range of disability sessions saw nearly 1,300 monthly attendances.

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

  • Abbeydale
  • Beauchief
  • Brentwood LTC
  • Ecclesall LTC
  • Fulwood
  • Graves Health and Sports Centre
  • Hallamshire Tennis & Squash Club Limited
  • Hillsborough Park
  • Rustlings LTC
  • St Andrews Club

You can find a tennis court in Sheffield using our tool to see a list of available locations. You can also book Sheffield park courts.

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.

How to start competing

Find out more information about playing tennis competitively, get some advice from the LTA on how to find and enter recreational tennis competitions across the UK.

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