Think you may be the next Serena Williams or Rafael Nadal? Whether you prefer playing in grass or clay courts, a private club or a more casual environment, Hong Kong has no shortage of great tennis training grounds. Now that the sun is out and the warm weather is slowly creeping in, why not shake off the dust on your racket and head to one of these locations for a good game of tennis.
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Well hidden within this gem of a park, Victoria Park's tennis centre court, enclosed with spectator seating for over 3,000 people, is often used to host international tennis tournaments such as the Hong Kong Open and the Hong Kong Tennis Classic. Nestled between a swimming pool, a bowling green, football pitches, and a remote control boat pool, you’ll be surrounded by a plethora of things to see and do, but don’t let that distract you from hitting that perfect serve.
Victoria Park, Hing Fat Street, Causeway Bay, (+852) 2890 58240
The Ladies' Recreation Club
With eight indoor courts and two outdoor courts, the Ladies' Recreation Club has some of the best facilities for tennis players in Hong Kong. Members can book any of the courts for free before 6pm, and for $84 after. If you're not an existing member, however, you can only play at the LRC only when accompanied by a member with a guest fee of $90.
The Ladies' Recreation Club, 10 Old Peak Road, Mid Levels, (+852) 3199 3500
Hong Kong Football Club
The Hong Kong Football Club is home to six floodlit outdoor tennis courts, where you can compete against your friends and practice their strokes. If you join the club's Tennis Society, you can even receive private or group coaching from the club's in-house tennis coaches and participate in its various friendly competitions each week. The club also has a range of very active junior tennis programmes.
Hong Kong Football Club, 3 Sports Road, Happy Valley, (+852) 2830 9500
The American Club Hong Kong
The six seaside tennis courts at The American Club beckon with the salty breeze and epic ocean view of Tai Tam. If you want to practise your game solo, you can rent ball machines at any of the club's six tennis courts. But if you need some hands-on guidance, you can take lessons conducted from full-time professionals who were trained at the world-class teaching programme, Peter Burwash International. The club also offers a wide array of tennis programmes, including tournaments for all levels and ages, matches, social mixers, leagues, cardio tennis, and more.
The American Club Hong Kong, 28 Tai Tam Road, Tai Tam, (+852) 2842 7400
Beas River Country Club
Owned by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the Beas River Clubhouse draws guests in search of improved fitness, consistency, and a better overall game. The clubhouse's tennis facility features four astroturf tennis courts, with resident coaches on hand for group or private classes. This club is perfect for those looking to work up a sweat during a few leisurely games with their friends or a tennis league match.
Beas River Country Club, Lot 922 in DD94, Sheung Shui, (+852) 2966 1852
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