Where will 2015 take you? Wimbledon 2015. Legends Camp. Necker Cup.

Wimbledon Awaits

Join Premier Tennis on their next tennis trip!
Spend a full day at Wimbledon on either Centre Court or Number One Court with our Wimbledon Debenture tickets. Our prices are up to 20% cheaper than other leading US ticket companies and we never charge a booking fee.
Call today 1-800-376-0975.
Contact Premier Tennis now for a quote, to inquire about Debenture tickets, an official Wimbledon travel package or a custom itinerary, and make 2015 the year you experience the history, drama and traditions of the most prestigious of Grand Slams.
Tennis Round members will receive a complimentary official Wimbledon Towel, as used by the players, with any Debenture ticket purchase, while stocks last.
Please visit premiertennis.com for details on Wimbledon and our other great travel opportunities or call 1-800-376-0975.

Legends Tennis Camp

Led by Murphy Jensen and Wayne Bryan.
Tune up your game in the ultimate tennis camp before mixing with Sir Richard Branson and 15 ATP/WTA Pros & Legends at the final night’s dinner and party on Necker Island.
Location:  Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort, Virgin Gorda, BVI and Necker Island.
Package Price:  Starting at $13,000 for two (2) people all inclusive
Dates: November 29th – December 3, 2015
Highlights:
  • 4 night / 5-day all-inclusive package
  • Entry into the Legends Tennis Camp and Clinics
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily
  • Cocktails and house wines included
  • Courtside seats to the Necker Cup Charity Exhibition, held on Necker Island.
  • Entry into the Charity Dinner, Auction & “End of the World” Party with Sir Richard Branson and 15 ATP / WTA Pros & Legends on Necker Island.
  • Round-trip airport transfers from Tortola or VIJ Airport
  • Unlimited use of Little Dix Bay resort facilities including snorkeling gear, movie presentations, fitness, pool and tennis
Visit our website or call 1-800-376-0975 for details and bookings.

Necker Cup Pro-Am 

Play in the Most Exclusive Pro-Am in the World. Join Sir Richard Branson and 15 leading ATP/WTA Pros and Legends for the ultimate tennis Pro-Am. Past Pros have included Nadal, Djokovic, McEnroe, Becker, & the Bryan Brothers to name just a few. 
Location: Sir Richard Branson’s home, Necker Island, BVI
Package Price: $110,000 for two (2) people, all inclusive
Limit: 16 Teams
Dates: November 28th – December 3, 2015
Highlights: 
  • November 28th – December 3rd, 2015
  • 5 night / 6-day all-inclusive package to stay on Necker Island.
  • Team entry for up to two (2) players into the Necker Cup Main Draw that will include Sir Richard Branson and 15 ATP / WTA Tennis Pros & Legends.
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily
  • All alcoholic beverages
  • Courtside seats to the Necker Cup Pro Charity Tennis Exhibition
  • Entry into the Charity Dinner, Auction & “End of the World” Party in the Great House
  • Use of all amenities on Necker Island (excluding spa treatments)
  • Boat transfers around Virgin Gorda
  • Transfers to/from Virgin Gorda or Beef Island airports
Check out the highlight videos from previous Necker Cups HERE
Find full details and e-brochure at neckercup.com or by calling 1-800-376-0975

The Real Reason Why Serena Williams withdraws from Rome

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Everyone is excited to watch their favorite Tennis player perform in Rome when world’s number one defending champion, Serena Williams suddenly announced her withdrawal from the Italian Open on Thursday before her face off with fellow American Christina McHale in round three and her fans were truly sad and worried. The reason for withdrawing?

It’s because of her elbow injury. The champion said the injury first affected her at last week’s Madrid Open, where she lost to Petra Kvitova in the semis. She was like serving only 40% of her control and not serving the best and all she thinks is to be able to have a serve and hit the shots with assurance. Last year was terrible, Serena took five days off and practice for just one day or two before the tournament and that was not a good and healthy idea to face a competition.

According to the champion, this is now a good and right decision for the future as she does not want to do the same mistakes again as last year. She does not want her injury to get worse and have a problem during her next game. Our victor, Serena Williams guaranteed that she will prepare and give her 100% next time as she is smarter now and will not let anything ruin her strategies.

Special Oncourt Offcourt offer. 200+ Tennis Products with Tennis Round Discount!

Check out these cool tennis products by our friends at Oncourt Offcourt! Get $25 discount or up to 50% off!

Since 1994 Oncourt Offcourt lives up to its slogan, “Leaders in Fun and Innovation.”With more than 200 tennis player and coaching aids and 2 million views on theirYouTube channel, their training products are used in 100 countries worldwide. 10,000 website users visit them every month for new and unique tennis products.
Sign up for their newsletter to receive special offers and add more fun to your life on the courts!
Special Discount
As a special introductory offer, we’d like to give you a discount of $25 off your purchase of $50 or more* through June 1.
Use code OCTR515 either online at www.OncourtOffcourt.com or by calling us at 1-888-366-4711.
*$50 before shipping and handling

Here are some products you might want to check out:

Driveway Tennis Package

Now you can play tennis anywhere! Use your driveway, basement, gameroom, patio, or even cul-de-sac. The 6-foot MultiTarget Netsets up in seconds. It is also adjustable in height up to 60 inches for recreational badminton or beachball volleyball with kids as young as 3 years old! The 21″ Racquets are a perfect racquet for children. The softball-size Quick Start 36 Foam Balls are high-quality and bounce like normal tennis balls except at less than half the speed to allow everyone to play with success from the first few hits.

“Coaches say Bend your knees! over and over again. Why pay for this instruction. The Flex Trainer teaches you this automatically!”
The Flex Trainer is an essential tool to help players of all ages and abilities improve their balance and movement skills. Each unit includes six bands allowing it to adjust to three different resistance levels. They gently pull players into a lower playing height (with knees slightly bent). Since efficient movement in tennis is the key to better play, and lower playing height is the key to more efficient movement, the Flex Trainer is a “must have” training tool. The Flex Trainer is designed to give athletes a feel for playing height while enhancing their fitness regimen. Sports performance that can benefit from using the Flex Trainer include: Football, baseball, basketball, tennis, and many more.

“Fix your Serve or Volley grip in seconds and SAVE MONEY on tennis lessons! Sold by the dozen. Give to friends only!”
Incorporate your teaching with the Rite way to save time and irritation. Tennis lessons just got a whole lot more effective! Extremely quick and easy to put onto grip. Does not make grip size feel larger. Very durable!
What can the Grip Trainer do for you?
  • Train the hand to use the continental grip.
  • Eliminate instructor frustration teaching the continental grip.
  • Hold the racquet properly by separating the index and middle finger.
  • Grip the racquet handle the proper height without choking-up.
  • Help adjust the forehand grip from full-western to semi-western.

The Playmate Portable Series is considered by many to be the best battery-powered ball machine in the world. When the Full Volley Portable is set to “random” only the internal wheels change the ball direction. Therefore, from the other side of the net, players are forced to react to the ball changing direction, just like real tennis! Plus, the rechargeable battery is removable so the entire machine does not have to be carried to be plugged in and recharged. Leave the machine in your car and just carry the battery up the stairs to your apartment or into your house!

Billie Jean King’s Eye Coach

“Practice on your own, inside or out!”

Solve the #1 problem in tennis – 8 out of 10 mishits are created by lack of focus. True for pros and beginners alike. The Eye Coach trains you to focus consistently on “your side of the ball.”

Reduced distractions – Because the Eye Coach eliminates the distractions of getting the ball over the net, learning is concentrated on eye strength, stroke and balance.

Repetition, repetition, repetition – Remember that practicing with correct technique leads to faster improvement.

Works at all levels of play – The Eye Coach is the only system that can be used by pros and beginners alike. Eye strength is a skill every player can improve.

No slipping back – Use the Eye Coach to maintain play levels between coaching sessions. In fact, in just 30 minutes a week, you’ll improve your skills!

Powerful instinctual learning – Instinctive reactions are the most powerful athletic movements in the human body. The stronger your eye function at contact, the more you can tap into these instincts.

Tennis Vacation Package to the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio

You’re invited to a tennis trip to Cincinnati, Ohio!

We are super excited to announce another tennis trip organized by Ace Travel Pros with Jo and Brian. Ace Travel Pros organizes and runs group tennis vacations to all-inclusive resorts as well as trips to tennis tournaments such as the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California and Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio. ACE Travel Pros brings USPTA certified pros to run high-energy tennis drills and matches each day of your vacation. Check out all their trips atwww.acetravelpros.com.

Tennis Vacation Package to The Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 20 – August 24, 2015.

Just in time for Mother’s Day – a Fun Tennis-Filled Trip!

$1495 Single Occupancy – Tennis Round members get $100 Off (and off Mom’s Trip too!

Click here to learn more about this upcoming trip or call Jo Johnson at 303-908-5605, or send an email to: jo@acetravelpros.com.

Join Ace Travel Pros for a tennis-filled weekend vacation to the Western & Southern Open Finals Weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio. Package includes:

  • 4 nights lodging at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Mason, Ohio (10 minutes from the tournament and the drills).
  • Tournament tickets for both day and night sessions on Friday and Saturday, plus a Sunday finals ticket.
  • Tennis drills on Thursday from 4-6:00pm; then Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning from 8-11:00am at the beautiful The Club at Harper’s Point.
  • Organized group dinner on Thursday evening.
  • Gift bag for all participants!

CLICK HERE to learn more about this upcoming trip or call Jo Johnson at 303-908-5605, or send an email to: jo@acetravelpros.com.

Reserve Your Spot Today

With qualified USPTA certified staff, ACE Travel Pros prides itself with providing the best tennis experience on your trip. Improve your tennis game, enjoy friends and meet new people. Approximately 20-40 people join a tennis trip. With groups this large, it is a great way to meet new people and gain new friends. There will be plenty of tennis courts reserved and available to accommodate all with group tennis drills each morning.

What To Expect

If you decide to join a tennis trip, you would be going to an all-inclusive tennis resort with planned tennis activities throughout the day, if you wish to participate. Most importantly, they will have a USPTA certified tennis pro running fun, social and competitive tennis drills and matches for 3-4 hours every morning. There will be a tennis social event before the trip to give you a chance to meet everyone going along, as well as get a feel for how tennis drills are run.

How to update your text messaging (SMS) preferences on Tennis Round.

If you want to update your SMS preferences, here’s how.

If you have included your mobile phone in your Tennis Round profile, then you’re probably getting our SMS alerts when you have new invites or messages. But if for any reason you’d like to stop receiving SMS from us, you can change your Notification Settings. Just follow the instructions below and voila!

Notification Settings. How to update your SMS preference. 

First, log into Tennis Round or click here to login directly. Then on the upper-right hand corner of your profile, click the Hi, [fname] dropdown and select Notification Settings.

You will be taken to Mobile Notifications / Text Messages (SMS) page, where you can update your SMS preferences:

Uncheck the box that corresponds to your preference and click Save. The top checkbox is for getting invites and messages as SMS from other players and the bottom checkbox is for our Premium Service called automatic Player Matching, in which we look for matching partners for you. If you uncheck these, you’ll still get invites and messages as Emails, but you won’t get SMS any more.

A few reminders:
1) Please use your main email, so you get invites and messages promptly. If you’re late with your response, you may miss your match invite. If you want to change it, you can update it in your profile

2) Report your match results, earn point and move up in the Tennis Round official rankings. If you haven’t reported your scores yet, you can do this on the Games page, or just click on the green Report Scores button on your opponent’s profile page. Click here >> to report your scores.

3) If we don’t have your mobile phone, please add it to your Profile so you can start receiving text (SMS) alerts when you get a new invite or a message. 

Manage your tennis availability. Available / Not Available button.

What to do when you’re not available to play.

We are thrilled to announce a new feature that can help you manage your availability.

When you are away, busy or traveling, and would like to stop receiving match invites from other players, you can easily change your Tennis Round profile status to Not Available.

To do this you can just login to your profile and click the green Available to play button beside your profile picture. With just one simple click, the toggle will then read Not available.

See, it only takes a sec!

This is what your profile looks like when you’re Available.

This is what your profile looks like when you’re Not available.

By doing this you will no longer appear in Tennis Round search results. And you will not have to completely delete your account.

Don’t worry, all players you have already been in touch with will still be able to message you.

When you are ready to start playing again, you can turn on your availability by clicking the same button to read Available to play. This way, you can start showing up again in search results, so other players can find you.

And, please remember:
1) Use your primary email, or one that you check often, so you don’t miss out on match invites. If you want to change it, you can Update your profile

2) Report your scores after each match, so you can earn a place in the official Tennis Round player rankings Leaderboard.

3) Update your phone number in your Profile so you can get text (SMS) alerts when you get a new invite or a message. Of course, if you want to disable SMS later – no problem. You can do that from Notifications Settings (top right dropdown when you login).

Don’t see your tennis court? We can add it up for you. Tennis Round is now in over 5,000 cities.

Do we have your home court in the directory? If not, send it over!
Tennis Round currently has courts mapped in 5,000 cities in all 50 states in the U.S. We’ve covered that much ground in just five years! In 3,000 cities we also have tennis players who have registered to play.

There are 23,000 facilities in our listings, but often new courts are built, renovated, or closed over time so there might be instances when you won’t find yours on the list. If that happens, don’t worry, we can add it for you. Email us the tennis facility details (i.e. name, address, lights, indoor/ out) and we’ll take care of it.

429 tennis players in Miami, FL.
A large number of tennis facilities is available to the tennis community in Miami. More than 400 players have joined Tennis Round in Miami and surrounding areas, so you have many players of different skill levels to choose from. Play at the nice Flamingo Park Tennis Center where more than a hundred of our members are playing. You can also try the Premium Plan and enjoy automatic Player Matching where we match you up.
77 players in Palm Springs, CA.
Beautiful, sunny Palm Springs in California has a growing number of tennis players. It may be the Golf Capital of the World but tennis is considered as one of the city’s major forms of recreation. A lot of players play in Panorama Park and Plaza Racquet Club. Meet some local tennis players next time you’re in Palm Springs or let the Player Matching Program connect you.

Get Introduced to Other Players
On Tennis Round you can play tennis at home or when you travel. You can also manage your availability and only play when you want. Find your own matches or let us find them for you when you upgrade to our Premium Plan for just $4.99 per month or $29 per year (50% discount). After each match you can report your scores, earn points and move up in the rankings. Above all, make new friends and have fun.