Tennis players are an easy-going lot. Give them a clean court, fresh strings and a new can of balls and they're generally very pleased.
But if you really want to make this holiday special for the tennis player on your list, here are 10 gift ideas guaranteed to be a hit.
Babolat AeroPro Drive
Babolat Aeropro Drive, $129.00 (Was 185.00)
Treat the western forehand in your life to one of the best sticks on the market. The AeroPro Drive Cortex combines the benefits of Babolat's Aero-designed shaft and the Pure Drive head for some serious pop and spin potential in a maneuverable package.
Lobster Elite 3 Portable Ball Machine, $1,599.00
Live a little with the Lobster Elite Three -- it's the perfect tool to improve and advance all aspects of your game. Experience match play with horizontal and vertical oscillation, together with two pre-programmed options for narrow and wide forehand and backhand sweeping shots. And the 4- to 8-hour battery means this practice partner is good for an all-day workout.
Jerdog Tennis Cami Dress
Jerdog Women's English Breeze Cami Dress, $45.00 (Was $80.00)
Take a break from the traditional tennis fashions with this spring-inspired dress from Jerdog. Featuring a scoop neck and back, adjustable spaghetti straps, built-in shelf bra and a contrast band at waist, all you need now is some warm weather.
iPad, $499.00 - $829.00
Apple isn't kidding when they call the iPad "magical and revolutionary." It's an ebook reader, a web browser, movie player, game machine and much more. And then there are the apps. From keeping track of match stats to following the tournament live, there is an app for almost everything. Check out Angry Birds and find out why the Bryan brothers are its biggest fans.
Lacoste Trucker Hat
Andy Roddick Lacoste Trucker Hat, $55.00
You won't find Andy Roddick on the courts without his trusty Lacoste trucker hat. Featuring a mesh back and adjustable velcro closure for lightweight comfort, add some retro flair to your game and, who knows, maybe some of Roddick's mojo will rub off on your serve.
Fila Vintage Tennis Collection
Fila Men's Vintage Collection, $67.99
The ultimate in retro-chic, Fila's Vintage Men's Collection takes you on a trip to the past. With its tri-color ribbed cuffs and hem, side pockets and an embroidered F-box on the chest, it's a vintage classic all the way down to the 100-percent polyester material.
Stocking Stuffers: Overgrips and Strings, $3.70 and up
Nothing says I love you like a freshly strung racket. Add some fresh tack to the grip thanks to this large selection of overgrips from Wilson and Babolat, and you'll be in good graces the whole year through.
Tennis Earrings on Etsy
Tennis-Inspired Kernel Earrings, $24.00
For the fashionably minded, these Czech pressed-glass earrings evoke the graceful side of tennis. The glass circles revolve inside lightweight, vintage Lucite hoops with 14-kt gold-filled wire for a fashion statement on and off the courts.
Whak Sak Tennis Sling in Carrot Top Orange, $69.95
The Whak Sak can carry up to two rackets with plenty of compartments for all of your accessories. Plus, all Whak Saks come with a detachable cooler so you can carry along your beverage of choice with style and grace.
"What Would Mac Do?" Baby Onesie, $19.99
John McEnroe Onesie
Why should Johnny Mac be the only one to get away with throwing a tantrum? With this 100-percent cotton, short-sleeve one piece for babies, the next time your little one has an outburst in public you can blame it on one of the greatest players--and pouters--of all time.