Category Archives: Tennis in London

Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals – Who Will Win?

As a personal trainer in London, I find tennis a very effective way to challenge and boost all-round fitness: cardio, strength, muscular endurance, speed and agility, and flexibility. So I thought I’d write a blog post about the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals here at London’s 02 Arena. Live coverage of this fantastic tennis […]

Who is the Best Tennis Coach in London?

Tennis in London grows more popular every year, largely thanks to the Wimbledon tennis championships, but also thanks to all the inspiring tennis coaches in London. Here are six of the best: Alexander Slabinsky Born in Ukraine, Alexander turned pro when he was 18, and went on to compete in grand slams, including Wimbledon, the […]

Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2014 – Day 1

A fantastic opening day at Wimbledon 2014, with great weather, stunning performances by the top players, and no major upsets. Andy Murray, defending his Wimbledon 2013 title, beat David Goffin in a relatively easy first round match (6-1  6-4  7-5). The 23 year old Belgian got off to a shaky start, but played well in […]

World’s Top 10 Tennis Coaches of all Time – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog post, I listed the first five of my list of the world’s top 10 tennis coaches of all time. Here are the rest: 6. Richard Williams Father of multiple grand-slam winners Venus and Serena, Richard Williams deserves his place among my top 10 for this incredible achievement. The Williams […]

World’s Top 10 Tennis Coaches of all Time

I’ve put together a list of who I consider to be the world’s top 10 tennis coaches, past and present, in no particular order. I’m a personal trainer in London and tennis fanatic. In this blog post, I reveal the first 5: 1. Tony Roche Australian coach whose clients included Ivan Lendl, Pat Rafter, Lleyton […]

The best tennis courts and tennis clubs in London

Tennis in London is thriving at the moment, with a wealth of private tennis clubs. Although some public tennis courts have been refurbished in some parts of London, too many are in poor repair, neglected, and some Boroughs just don’t have enough. Here’s my selection of some of the best tennis courts and tennis clubs […]

Is London the World Capital of Tennis?

Tennis is one of my great loves, and I feel lucky to be living in London in an era when tennis in London enjoys such a high profile globally. With four amazing tournaments in London – Wimbledon, Queens, 02 World Tour Finals, and Masters Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall – we have a feast […]