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7 Cool Places In Delhi You Can Practice Your Tennis Serve At

The sport of tennis is a major source of recreation, a stress buster and also a part of people’s fitness training regime these days. No wonder then that a host of sporting facilities, stadiums and coaching academies are springing up every year in Delhi to provide world-class infrastructure & training in all the widely played sports including swimming, tennis, badminton, squash, boxing, skating, cricket etc.

With the rise of tennis as a world-class sport, ardently followed by millions world over, it has fast become a favourite choice of sport for youngsters and the young-at-heart, especially owing to the full-body workout it provides while keeping the fun element alive at the same time. Read on to know the best places to play it at in the city!

1. Yamuna Sports Complex

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Yamuna Sports Complex is one of the best places for all the tennis enthusiasts in town. These guys have three tennis courts - Clay Court, Synthetic Court and a mini court where kids below the age of 8 can also swing the racquets around. The Clay Court is free of charges and is used on first come first play basis. The sessions on Synthetic Court are just for Rs 50 during the day and Rs 100 if you’re playing late with the lights on - NAICE!

Where | Yamuna Sports Complex - Master Somnath Marg, Near Vivekananda College, Surajmal Vihar
Pay & Play | Rs 50 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2216 6499
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/yamunasportscomplexpage

2. Delhi Lawn Tennis Association Complex

For the more serious players looking for international level of infrastructure & training, the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) Complex is the perfect destination, boasting of numerous synthetic courts that you can book before playing. And if you wish to learn the skills of the game then these guys also have tennis players of international repute employed here to train players, which is awesome. It also caters to the occasional players & amateurs and organizes summer camps as well as adult programmes!

Where | Delhi Lawn Tennis Association Complex - Delta Complex African Avenue, Safdarjung Enclave
Coaching Fee | Rs 3,500 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2619 3955
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/DelhiLawnTennisAssociation/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.dlta.in/

3. Siri Fort Sports Complex

This complex tops our list for every manner of sport possible in the city. Super popular amongst Delhiites, the Siri Fort Complex based in South Delhi is known for playing host to many sports including tennis, offering a whopping 12 tennis courts which include 4 clay courts and 8 synthetic courts and a tennis practice wall with coaching facilities. Seriously, you can't do better than Siri Fort, guys!

Where | Siri Fort Complex - August Kranti Marg
Pay & Play | Rs 90 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2649 6657
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Siri-Fort-Sports-Complex-Club

4. Ryder’s Sports Academy

Ryder’s Academy has some of the best coaches, trainers, educators and counsellors lined up, for building top notch players. Gurgaon has a dearth of sports academies, thus this one is a ruby in their crown. They offer tennis, cricket, basketball, football, volleyball, table tennis, taekwondo, golf and badminton coaching. What’s more is that they even provide free tennis coaching for underprivileged children. Wow Ryder’s academy, you’ve got a lot going on!

Where | Ryder's Sports Academy - G-Block, Sushant Lok II, Sector 57, Near Scottish High School, Gurgaon
Coaching Fees | Rs 2,800 Onwards (Monthly)
Call Them | +91 1244 308 227 & +91 9810 141 889
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ryderssports/

5. Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies

Famous tennis player, Mahesh Bhupathi, launched a tennis academy in 2006 with branches all over the country. With an aim to provide world class training and professionalism in both practical and theory, to aspiring tennis players. Training here is provided to everyone from budding tennis players to older ones. So, if you aspire to learn, then this is just what you must enrol. So get on it right away! 

Where | Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies - Ryan International School, Vasant Kunj Coaching Fees | Rs 9,500 Onwards (For 3 Months)
Call Them | +91 9899 282 805
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/mbtaworld/

6. Saket Sports Complex

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And the lovely DDA doesn’t disappoint again. Built in 1990, the Saket Sports Complex has 6 ah-mazing synthetic courts where you can pay and play for mere 60 bucks, how cool is that? They also have a tennis practice wall where you can train before getting on the court. These guys also provide coaching by some of the best tennis teachers in the city, so you can take up that as well!

Where | Saket Sports Complex - DDA Sports Complex, Saket
Pay & Play | Rs 60 Onwards
Coaching Fees | Rs 1,700 Onwards (Monthly)
Call Them | +91 11 2956 1742

7. Panchshila Club

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Not an early riser? No problem because Panchshila Club has one of the best hard tennis courts in the city where you can play a game (or more) with your buddies even in the evenings. This club has 6 lawn tennis courts and also a tennis academy for all the young players who wish to learn everything about the sport but you need to be a member of the club to gain access to their exceptional trainers. So, if you haven’t checked it out yet, then we’d say go right away and have a great time playing with your besties!

Where | Panchshila Club - August Kranti Marg, Panchshila Park
Pay & Play | Rs 100
Coaching Fees | Rs 300 (Monthly)
Call Them | +91 11 4175 3202

So, there you go folks, we've just taken away all your excuses for not being able to play your beloved tennis matches now. Just pick one and get, set, go!