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Court Tennis

The Tennis & Racquet Club features a court tennis court, the only one of its kind in the region. The game features handmade balls, slate walls, a court layout reminiscent of a palace courtyard, and requires the ability to hit off side, roof, and back surfaces. The T&R provides court tennis programs at all levels, from junior to expert, with both private and group lessons, as well as organized clinics.

Senior Court Tennis Professional Jimmy Burke:

T&R Tennis & racquets Pro Jimmy Burke Jimmy Burke, the T&R Court Tennis professional for the past 20 plus years, has played and taught the game for more than 35 years. Burke began the sport at age 13 at theRacquet Club of Philadelphia. Five years later he became the No. 2 player in the world. Success catapulted Burke into prestigious teaching positions at the Racquet & Tennis Club in New York. He has since earned a series of titles in many tournaments across the U.S., including the U.S. Open singles and doubles titles and the U.S. Professional SinglesTournament.

Please email Jimmy (jimmy.burke@tandr.org) for more information about our in-house tournaments, national and international competitions, group and junior clinics, and private lessons.

Court Tennis Professional Tony Hollins:

T&R Tennis & Tony HollinsTony grew up on Hayling Island, England and at 19 years old started playing Court Tennis at Seacourt Tennis Club. He stumbled across the game while teaching lawn tennis and quickly became hooked. Almost a year later he moved out to Newport, RI and began working at the National Tennis Club on the grounds of the Tennis Hall of Fame. After four years at the NTC he joined Tim Chisholm (3 time Court Tennis World Championship Finalist) at the Tuxedo Club and spent two years teaching Court Tennis, Racquets, Lawn Tennis, Squash and Paddle Tennis, and working on his own game. He joined the Boston T&R in September 2012.

For information on lessons and events contact Tony at tony.hollins@tandr.org.

For more information on court tennis, please log onto:

US Court Tennis Preservation Foundation and US Court Tennis Association (www.uscourttennis.org). History of the game, upcoming events, rankings, and recent event photos.

International Real Tennis Professionals Association (www.irtpa.com). Information on professionals, upper level tournaments, world singles and doubles championships, and world rankings.

Tennis & Rackets Association (www.tennisandrackets.com). Website for the British game.