Top 10 Reasons to Play Tennis

Of all the activities to try, why should you play tennis? It’s more than a great way to stay active. I would like to share the top 10 reasons why you should start (or keep) playing tennis.

No. 1: It’s a Sport You Can Play Your Whole Life

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There’s no other sports you can play throughout your lifetime from the earliest ages to your latest years – that gives you the physical, mental, emotional and social benefits tennis gives you.


No. 2: Fitness

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The constant movement and action in tennis will burn calories, build muscle, increase bone strength, improve flexibility, fine-tune coordination and enhance overall health and fitness.


No. 3: It Develops Your Mind

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Tennis requires alertness, tactical thinking and problem solving, and evidence suggest it may generate new connections between nerves, promoting a lifetime of continued development of the brain.


No. 4: It’s Fun

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At every level of the game and at every age, from 10 and under tennis through the most super-senior players have fun while getting a great workout.


No. 5: Tennis Be Anything You Want it To Be

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Looking for competition, social play, team camaraderie, a good workout, time with family or friends, tournaments and national championship? Tennis has all of that, and more. The sport can be anything you want or need it to be.


 No. 6: Tennis Teaches Life Lessons

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Participants, particularly youngsters, develop a work ethic, learn sportsmanship, accept responsibility, manage mistakes, enhance discipline, learn to compete, cope with pressure and adversity, develop healthy habits, learn teamwork and more.


No.7: The Whole Family and Friends Can Participate

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No matter what the age, gender, ethnicity, ability level or fitness level, tennis is perfect for families and friends to play together. Few sports can offer the opportunity for family and friends that tennis can.


No. 8: It’s Social

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On court and off, you’re guaranteed to make friends through tennis. The sports encourages interaction, communication and just plain fun. Plus, it’s great for fellowship and networking too.


 No. 9: A Happier Life

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Tennis engage your mind and body at the same time, unlike a traditional workout at the gym. Because tennis players are more confident, healthier, less stressed and more socially interactive, they’re just plain happier.


No. 10: A Longer Life

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Scientist and doctors around the world point to tennis as one of the healthiest activities that you can participate in because it delivers overall physical, mental and emotional gains. It will add years to your life.


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