I Play Tennis

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 413 People

    Tennis Is A Game For Life...

      I began playing tennis and being a big fan of tennis after watching matches in the early 70's between such great players as Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg, Stan Smith, Ile Nastase, Chris Evert and Billie Jean King.  I have now been playing for more than 30 years and...
    cheerfulchuck cheerfulchuck
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 4, 2010

    I had not played tennis

    for about 4 months due to the weather and my period. I am getting cramps almost everyday and it hurts. Ugh. I'm going to suck at it badly when I start playing tennis in 2016 when school reopens.
    anonymouslysleeping anonymouslysleeping
    13-15, F
    Dec 29, 2015

    I enjoy playing tennis

    for the fun and exercise. A friend asked me to play last year out of the blue and I uncharacteristically said yes. I am completely self taught and not particularly good, but it's an enjoyable activity. I am without a tennis partner at the moment, but I look forward to getting...
    Marbo12 Marbo12
    26-30, M
    Sep 14, 2014

    Old Men Playing Tennis

    I am 70 and am one of the younger men in a fairly large group of men who play doubles tennis regularly here where I live, in Sacramento, CA.  (There was a woman in our group for a while, and a very welcome one, but she has dropped out.)  I have been a regular in this...
    oldman1939 oldman1939
    66-70, M
    1 Response Dec 12, 2009

    LUV TENNIS

       I love to play tennis.  Tennis is fun.  You can be creative with tennis.  There are many people with different styles.  It's challenging! I love the game! I love the challenge! Bring it on!
    Heart4theworld Heart4theworld
    18-21, M
    Sep 3, 2007

    1st Year!

    I'm a freshman in high school so I'm trying to start new experiences so i thought this year would be a good one to start tennis. Needless to say i love it! I defiantly need some work but next year Ill do it again. Who knows maybe I'll make varsity! As for questions i was...
    madcurlyq madcurlyq
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 18, 2013

    My Favorite Sport

    I've played since I was 3 :) usually singles... I hate dealing with another person lol but sometimes doubles. I love it:)
    millydaniels millydaniels
    16-17, F
    Sep 17, 2013

    You're looking at the future Wimbledon champion

    right here......if everyone else got injured that is.
    hannahds96 hannahds96
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9

    Tennis Movie

    I just saw a great tennis movie not just cuz they play tennis which not a lot of movies have it is a love story. But I think the casting is great plot like predictable cuz it's a rom com but when that play in the movie it is just like when I play they get inside the person head...
    Ch4newsteam Ch4newsteam
    22-25, M
    Oct 10, 2013

    Do You Like Tennis Yes I Do

    Seventy-seven years of wait is finally over! Β 
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    Jul 7, 2013

    Tennis Dad

    This was happened when i was in saudi arabia 2 years ago. I played tennis in our own company court. One time there was a man who went there to play, he was accompanied by this mature guy daddy around 50 above and still had a tough body. Maybe it's an effect of having playing...
    mhar56 mhar56
    31-35, M
    Oct 16, 2013

    Poor School.

    I started playing Tennis last year in 9Th grade. At first I though it was going to be the worst experience ever. But once I got my racket I just seemed more-real? I guess you could say. I wanted to learn how to master this sport. I have grown to love this sport!! Its so fun and...
    katie6969 katie6969
    18-21, F
    Apr 11, 2011

    "My Tennis Story"

    i started playing tennis wen i was like 19yrs old, i'm an basketball player/tennis player bydaway, i got hops w/c is good with my netting and speed w/c is good for my on-court moves...my only problem is my forehand and backhand w/c they always questioned...i hate em' pipol always...
    teamhead teamhead
    26-30, M
    May 7, 2008

    Tennis Is My Life

    This is the second time that I start writing and realize that doing this keeps me alive (the other was writing).  I play tennis for three hours every day including weekends.  I love it.  It is my life.  it is my savior.  Whenever I have a bad day, playing...
    Erinkidd01 Erinkidd01
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 26, 2009

    tennis conditioning starts Tuesday!

    seems like I've been waiting for so long, I can't wait to be on those courts again!
    healthyvibes healthyvibes
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2015
    kearanyrese1 kearanyrese1
    18-21
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    Tennis Is A Very Challenging Game

    I usually play doubles at tennis. The game really does stretch ones muscles. It's a great game and still provides pleasure to many.
    SaxonWhip SaxonWhip
    61-65, M
    May 10, 2013

    New Tennis Player and Enjoying Itiget

    I just picked up tennis with a friend this summer. I like it! I've never been a big sports person, but tennis is a good match for me (I have long arms, lol).  Those last-second, make-it-or-break-it returns are such a rush every time! I can't wait til the next time I can get...
    Celadin Celadin
    22-25, M
    Aug 19, 2009

    Play Better Than I Thought

    My coach would kill us everyday during the 3 hour practice. If we weren't paying attention she would aim the ball at us and yell if we moved out of the way. She would make many of the shots hard to get and she would make us run up and down the court. I always thought I sucked no...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    Apr 17, 2008

    Tennis

    This game I play a lot , it is a game that uses lot of skilll with the mind and body , I used to play pro during my early youth , yet I still continue to enjoy every moment of it when ever i can .....Any partner to play now ....hehe
    lilianne lilianne
    46-50, M
    Jan 13, 2009

    By a Nose

    My tennis partner in high school was my long time friend. We played tennis every day that the weather permitted. Our coach paired us as a doubles team because we knew each other's game so well and could anticipate how and where each other would be on the court and how we would...
    wheretheskymeetsthesea wheretheskymeetsthesea
    56-60, F
    Oct 6, 2012

    I've been playing for

    as long as I can remember and winning the U18 division 1 title when I was 14 was the best moment by far
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 29, 2014

    I Play Club Tennis But My Wife Doesn't

    I play club tennis, including local league matches. My wife prefers to stay at home and has no interest whatsoever. I would love to have a partner with whom I could enjoy the things I enjoy.
    musicianlover musicianlover
    56-60, M
    Jul 9, 2008

    I wanna be the best of the best.

    My idol is Novak Djokovic πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 11

    Since Steffi Graff And Arrancha Sanchez

    I was hooked to tennis since the days of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, Marcelo Rios and players like these. Women's side there was the last days of Martina Navratilova and there was Monica Seles (I hated her to the extent I was happy when a guy stabbed her and she stayed away...
    onlygodjudgeme onlygodjudgeme
    31-35, F
    Jan 10, 2011
    mblan11 mblan11
    18-21, F
    Sep 7, 2015
    Coltswv1441 Coltswv1441
    13-15, M
    Dec 12, 2015

    It is my summer fitness regime.

    I meet friends at the courts. We play. My Mum said I should have tried to get on the French junior team when I was younger.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt
    22-25, F
    Mar 15, 2015

    Exhausted

    I used to play it quite a lot during the Summer, we have some courts nearvy that I used to go down to with some friends and play on. I had to be careful who I was partnered with, one of my friends just knocks it over the fence and then you have to charge out of the courts, grab...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2007

    My Tennis Life

    I am currently 18 and I am going to be a senior in Highschool this year. I started playing tennis in 7th grade. I watched it on tv and it looked fun to me. I then played on the middle school team for 2 years and then I went to highschool. I wasn't very good in middle school. I...
    CoolKid77 CoolKid77
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2010

    At Least I Used to Play Ten...

    At least I used to play tennis. Now my hips are too bad.
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28
    26-30, F
    Apr 15, 2008

    Lessons

    I have played tennis most of my life.  My girlfriend had never played, so I decided to take lessons with her.  I needed a tennis partner.  Well it did not turn out all that great.  She got frustrated and quit, so now I am without a partner. AGAIN
    dixie934 dixie934
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2007

    My friend likes tennis

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    kennyamazing kennyamazing
    16-17, M
    Sep 16, 2014

    Started When I Was A Child...

    ...and continue to play to the present time. I can't imagine stopping as long as I'm physically able to play.
    Dragon56 Dragon56
    61-65, M
    Dec 13, 2009

    I've been playing tennis

    for 6-7 years now. I'm pretty good, very competitive and have been offered to Junior Championships.
    Mauryvan Mauryvan
    16-17, F
    Apr 16, 2014

    Tennis Dreams Shattered

    I played recreation tennis until about 4-5 years ago when I substained a knee injury that required surgery.  I have a barely used Volki Catapult 1 tennis rachet that I would like to sell to a avid tennis player. The original cost was over 300 dollars and I'm willing...
    coll4403 coll4403
    31-35, M
    Apr 11, 2010

    Tennis = Life

    I have been playing tennis since I was 5 years old. I was the #1 player all through high school, and now I am playing on a Division I team in college. I play year-round. Tennis is, and will always be, a huge part of my life.
    Ruca22 Ruca22
    18-21, F
    Apr 7, 2008

    I Play Tennis

    I have played tennis in high school (seems like eons ago hehe) 4years varsity...and now I play every Tuesday and Thursday night (weather permitting) with my sister at our old high school courts. Its fun.
    Tzodiana Tzodiana
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2010

    Tennis is about to start

    for my high school girl's team! I'm super pumped! I just started last February and play 2 singles JV! And it's not that we have a bad tennis program. We are 11th in the state! This year I get to play varsity, but I don't know which place yet. I know I'm playing varsity however...
    HeadWest HeadWest
    18-21, F
    Jan 27, 2014

    Better Than Soccer!!

    I've been playin tennis for 6 years and i can say its the best sport i have ever seen or played....of course sports like soccer consume much more energy than tennis but in terms of having fun and enjoying, tennis is way much better than football and the likes as the control of...
    aksmystery aksmystery
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2010

    Third Singles

    I played for my team in high school. I was really good at it. In less that one year I by passed so many people on the team and went from third doubles (the last of the players) to third singles (the elites lol). I was really happy and I love playing it because I thnk of it as a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 7, 2010

    It's My Happiest Time

    I used to play tennis several times weekly for many years.  I played until I was 8 months pregnant with my first child.  I started up again after she was born, but I was nursing and just didn't have the stamina to finish a match.  So I quit. 11 years and 2 babies...
    doorsinmymind doorsinmymind
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2008

    Pressures Of All Day Training...

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this group, and I've read a few stories. It's always nice to talk to fellow tennis players who enjoy the sport, and are also competitive at the same time. Well, I've been playing for about 12 years now, I'm 18 btw, and I've been training pretty much every...
    Happy4Living Happy4Living
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 14, 2012

    I like playing out

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    kennyamazing kennyamazing
    16-17, M
    Sep 22, 2014
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