5 of London’s Best Tennis Clubs for Great British Tennis Weekend

It’s Great British Tennis Weekend from 21-22 July 2018, so if you we’re inspired by Wimbledon, now is the time time to pick up a tennis racket and head for one of London’s top tennis courts

Organised by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), Great British Tennis Weekend sees more than 100 clubs run free open days for people looking to try out the sport. But if you don’t want to go it alone, download Spin, the free new tennis app that helps you find your local court and someone to play with. Here, Pedro Pereira, resident tennis coach from Spin, has picked out his top 5 tennis courts in London hosting a Great British Tennis Weekend open day

1 Totteridge Lawn Tennis Club
Situated in a beautiful leafy suburb and within easy reach of Finchley, Barnet and Whetstone, Totteridge Tennis Club has nine floodlit courts with large run-off areas. Three are Euroclay courts; 6 are hard courts.
Open Days: 21/07/2018 & 22/07/2018
Time: 11am-3pm both days
Address: Great Bushey Drive, Totteridge N20 8QL
Further information: clubspark.lta.org.uk/TotteridgeTennisClub

2 Globe Lawn Tennis Club
Globe Lawn Tennis Club is a little oasis in Belsize Park. It has six courts, four of which are artificial grass courts, one all-weather hard court and one artificial clay court. Four of the courts are floodlit.
Open Day: 22/07/2018
Time: 1pm-5pm
Address: 190a Haverstock Hill, Belsize Park NW3 2AL
Further information: globetennisclub.com

3 Wigmore Lawn Tennis Club
Wigmore Lawn Tennis Club in Streatham has eight all-weather, floodlit courts. Four are artificial clay, three are porous acrylic and one is a synthetic grass court.
Open Day: 22/07/2018
Time: 12pm-2pm
Address: 43 Becmead Avenue, Streatham SW16 1UJ
Further information: wigmoretennis.com

4 The Kings Club
The Kings Club, located in the tennis capital of the UK, Wimbledon, has four floodlit artificial grass tennis courts available for booking all year round.
Open Day: 22/07/2018
Time: 10am-2pm
Address: Southside Common, WImbledon SW19 4TT
Further information: sportkings.org

5 Sydenham Tennis Club
Sydenham Tennis Club has seven all-weather, floodlit tennis courts, four of which are artificial clay, three of which are tarmacadam. Members can play on these courts until 10.30pm. There are also two squash courts and a croquet lawn.
Open Day: 21/07/2018
Time: 9am-12pm
Address: Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham SE26 6ET
Further information: sydenham-tennis-squash-croquet-club.co.uk