Tennis players need both high levels of cardiovascular fitness and strength in order to compete and play an entire match without fatiguing or obtaining an injury. Tennis demands short, explosive spurts of energy repeated over and over again throughout a match or training, and exertion is only punctuated by short breaks. This, combined with the fact that tennis is one of the few sports that does not have a time limit (the game is finished when a certain number of sets are won), competitive players need a mixture of both strong anaerobic skills, such as speed, agility and power, plus high aerobic capabilities. Visit your local David Lloyd Club for both your tennis and fitness training.

Tennis players should train to develop the following: