Directory of Active Tennis Guides

Directory of Active.com Tennis Guides

Whether you're a tennis newbie or a Futures veteran, make the most of your on-court experience with these guides—covering training, serving and everything in between.

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How to Serve in Tennis

How to Serve: Tips and Technique

For a first serve that wins points, follow these tips on how to make your serve your biggest weapon.

Tennis Forehand Instruction

Tennis Forehand: Tips and Technique

From the proper grip to adding topspin, here are tips on how to hit a tennis forehand with winning spin, depth and precision.

Tennis Backhand Instruction

Tennis Backhand: Tips and Technique

From the proper grip to how to hit a backhand slice, here are tips and lessons on developing your one- or two-handed backhand into a stroke that produces winners.

Tennis Volley Instruction

Tennis Volley: Tips and Technique

For a volley with winning precision and placement, follow these tips and drills on how to hit a volley that secures match point.

Tennis Doubles Instruction

Tennis Doubles Tips and Strategies

When it comes to tennis doubles, strategy and communication are key. Here are tips on how to develop a partnership that takes you to match point.

Tennis Mind Game Instruction

Winning the Mental Game

In addition to technique and conditioning, mental tenacity plays a large role in your success on the courts. From warm up to match point, here are tips on how to outplay -- and out-think -- your next opponent.

Tennis Drills to Improve Your Skills

Drill Your Skills

Repetition is key to improved on-court performance. From serving to volleying, here's a collection of tennis drills to help you hone your tennis technique.

Tennis Video Instructioin

Tennis Instructional Videos

Active.com brings you a variety of tennis video tips to help take your game to the next level. Learn the fundamentals of the game with these step-by-step tutorials.

Guide to College Tennis

Your Guide to Playing College Tennis

From USTA Tennis on Campus events to how athletics can help with your tuition, find tips and tutorials on making the most of your college tennis experience.

early-season workout

Guide to Tennis Camps

Sport camps aren't just for summer fun any more. Learn how these week-long to monthly intensive training events can help you take your game to the next level.

10 Destinations for Playing on Grass

10 Grass-Court Gems

While not everyone gets a chance to play on the courts at Wimbledon, there are still plenty of destinations in the U.S. for testing your game on grass. Here are a few of our favorites.

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