Alberta Open 2017

Alberta Open 2017

The Alberta Open is the oldest organized provincial sporting event dating back to 1905 and continues to be the most prestigious annual tennis tournament in Alberta. This year, it runs from August 17th to 20th at the outdoor courts of Glenmore Athletic Park in Calgary, Alberta. The four-day event will include a Friday night wine […]

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Davis Cup Tennis Festival

David Cup Tennis Festival

The High River Tennis Club is teaming up with Tennis Alberta and their partner, PlayCity to offer this event here in High River. This event is free for anyone wishing to participate, bring your gear, bring your water, and if you have any extra rackets for those that don`t have one great! A few will […]

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Rosedale Tennis Club

Retro Night at Rosedale

The Rosedale Tennis Club is doing something a fun tomorrow. Their regular weekly drop in tennis program on July 31 will be adopting a 70s theme. This is an annual event at Rosedale. Players who attend are loaned wooden racquets and asked to dress in their favorite tennis outfit from the 1970s. As images in […]

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Calgary Tennis Club Clay Courts

Calgary Clay Courts

Nadir says: “I want to try playing on clay. Where can I find clay court tennis courts in Calgary?” Good question, Adam. Calgary is definitely a hard court town. Nearly every tennis court in Calgary is a hard court, but there are a few clay courts to be found. Elbow Park Tennis Club The largest […]

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Free Tennis Lessons

Free Tennis Lessons for Beginners

At least once a month during the outdoor tennis season (Victoria Day to Labour Day), we offer free tennis clinics to verified members at the beginner level. How do you sign up? First, subscribe to Tennis Calgary’s newsletter. All announcements regarding lessons are made through our newsletter. If you aren’t subscribed, you won’t hear about […]

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Woodbine Tennis Club

Woodcreek Tennis Club 36 Woodborough Rd SW Calgary, AB This is a proposed new tennis club for Calgary that would serve residents in the southwest communities of Woodbine and Woodlands. It is expected that this new tennis club would also draw members from the surrounding communities of Cedarbrae, Braeside and Canyon Meadows, which do not […]

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Tennis Elbow

Simple Tips to Avoid Tennis Elbow

With the weather warming up and the days getting longer, you may be itching to head outside for a game of tennis on your community court. If you haven’t swung a racquet all winter, there are a few things to consider in order to minimize the potential for injury. Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is […]

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Most Common Shoulder Injury

The most common shoulder injury in tennis (and every other racquet sport) is the aggravated supraspinatus, sometimes know as impingement syndrome or often simply as “a bad shoulder”. Impingement syndrome causes pain in the shoulder when lifting the arm between 60 and 120 degrees sideways or when rotating the lifted arm inwards. It is a […]

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