Tennis in Cape Town is absolutely fantastic and it is easily one of the best tennis communities worldwide. There are plenty of clubs, pros, tournaments and socials so you can find lots of people with whom to play tennis. Whether you want ocean or mountain views, doubles or singles, social or league, the Cape Town tennis scene has something for everyone.

Tennis Clubs and Courts in Cape Town (Top Choices)

All of these clubs have a great mix of locals, with solid levels of doubles play. They are all very friendly and welcoming and you should feel free to try out any of their socials. Gardens Lawn tends to have a younger (30s-40s) crowd, while Green Point and Clifton skew a bit older.

Green Point Tennis Club – Bill Peters Drive – Green Point Urban Park

  • 10 all weather hard courts. Rarely require a reservation. Courts about 50R per person per hour ($3.50 USD)
  • Balls and racquets available for hire
  • Social Tennis – Wednesday 4:30 to dark, Saturday 2pm to dark
  • greenpointtennis.co.za

Green Point Tennis Club

Gardens Lawn Tennis Club – De Waal Park, Molteno Rd, Gardens, Cape Town

Gardens Lawn Tennis Club Cape Town

  • 4 hard courts with beautiful mountain views
  • Very social club with lots of parties, braais, and get-togethers
  • Social Tennis: Wednesdays 16h00, Saturday from 13h30 (outside of league season), Sundays 9h00 – 11h00 inside league season
  • gardenslawntennisclub.co.za

Clifton Tennis Club – 3 Victoria Road, Clifton, Cape Town, 8005

Clifton Tennis Club Cape Town

  • Next to Glen Beach Tennis Courts – Glen is for league play, Clifton is recreational
  • 3 all weather hard courts right on the ocean + 2 (?) Glen courts, all with mountain and ocean views
  • Social Tennis: Sunday mornings 09h00 – 13h00, Wednesday 16h00 to dark
  • bungalows.co.za/general-info/clifton-tennis-club/

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Great Tennis Pro in Cape Town

Carmen Roberts has been great to work with during my time in Cape Town. She is based out of the Green Point Tennis Club and has done a great job with my footwork (which need a lot of work!!!). You can reach Carmen @ http://www.greenpointtennis.co.za/coaching.php or superslamtennis @ gmail.com.

Tennis Pro in Cape Town

Hotels with Tennis Courts in Cape Town

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel – Ultra luxury 5 star hotel right near Company Gardens, where celebrities often stay when visiting Cape Town. Guests describe their stays as "flawless," complimenting the rooms, decor, restaurants, service and attention to detail.

Mount Nelson Hotel Tennis Court

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