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"Fun, had some good pointers, and gave our group things to work on post lesson. She will help us in our A-6 ALTA league this spring!"
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"Awesome teacher! He takes the time to walk you through the delicate points of every movement, so one learns the correct movement from the very beginning."
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Nagraj K.

Knoxville, TN
$55 / session
  • PTR certified, part-time teaching experience in Gainesville and Pune
  • Teaches all ages and levels - beginners to advanced

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New PYC Tennis Pro: Nagraj K offering Tennis Lessons in Knoxville, TN

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Knoxville, TN Tennis Lessons

Close-Up: The Tennis Scene In Knoxville, TN

Knoxville may not be as well known as Tennessee’s more famous cities in Nashville and Memphis, but don’t tell it’s tennis players that. Knoxville has seen a tennis revival in recent years thanks in large part to the Knoxville Challenger professional tennis tournament on the ATP Tours Challenger series.

The event takes place each November and draws the top American and International talent to the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis center. The young players who take the court at these challenger events gain all-important ATP ranking points as they attempt to make their way to the biggest tennis tournaments in the world. The intimate indoor atmosphere allows spectators a wonderful opportunity to see world-class tennis and future Grand Slam champions up close and personal.

The impact of the event can be felt at all levels in the local Knoxville tennis community. The Greater Nashville Tennis Association is the local USTA governing body that has taken the renewed interest in tennis and run. They have done a fabulous job of putting on events for juniors just starting the game, all the way up to tournaments for seniors.

As evidenced by the statement on their website below, they are constantly trying to activate an even larger tennis population and look to give back to the community as well. “GKTA volunteers organize tennis leagues, tournaments and learn to play programs for women, men, children and students. GKTA also supports middle school and high school tennis and University of Tennessee men's and women's tennis.

GKTA and the Knoxville department of parks and recreation work together throughout the year to sponsor free lesson programs and the (super fun) Tennis Carnival; an event that is free and open to anyone in the area. They also award scholarships and grants for local players, teams and schools. The money from these grants can be applied to lesson programs, rackets for underprivileged kids, and tournament or other event sponsorships.

If you are wanting to go pick up a game or two, West Hills Park is undoubtedly the tennis capital of the city of Knoxville. It’s 13 courts offer ample playing opportunities for tennis players of all levels.

Featured PlayYourCourt Coach Providing Tennis Lessons in Knoxville, TN

Derek W. is PlayYourCourt’s featured pro providing tennis lessons in Knoxville. Derek brings with him over 35 years of teaching experience. He is a USPTA certified teaching professional who is very capable of working with any type of tennis player. With a high level playing background including 4 years of college tennis as a scholarship athlete, he specializes in working with high-performance tennis players. He strives to help those who truly want to improve their game by giving them the tools and skills that will help them reach all their tennis goals.

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How do I know I’ll love my coach?
We are so confident in our coaches that we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If we can’t find the perfect instructor for you then we will refund your unused lesson credits.
Where will the lessons take place?
We come to any court of your choice. Not sure of the closest court? No sweat, our coaches will recommend a convenient location.
I've never played before, do you work with beginners?
Absolutely! Our certified instructors regularly work with players of all ages and ability levels.
Can I start with a trial lesson?
You sure can, although we offer a 100% money back guarantee so most students start with a lesson package to save money since there is no risk.
How much does it cost?
Our rates vary depending on location. Enter in your zip code below to see the rates in your area.
Can I bring a friend?
Absolutely! Each extra person is small additional fee per hour. Adding friends to your lesson is a great way to cut down on your lesson costs.
How do I schedule and pay for my lesson?
You can book directly through our website or feel free to call us at 301.575.6112. We're happy to answer any questions and help you find the perfect tennis coach.
When will I be in contact with my instructor?
Once you have booked your lesson package, you will immediately receive your instructor's contact information. Your instructor will reach out to you within the next 24 hours to setup your lessons, but feel free to call them right away!