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Tennis court hunt: Here are five places to play in Manila

Tennis is a great way to stay active, but sometimes, part of the struggle is having to look for a place to play or a partner to play with.

So whether you’ve just started playing or have been playing for years, here are some tennis courts in Manila that you can book for your next game.

Philippine Marine Tennis Courts

For those of you who work in Taguig and crave a little court time in the middle of your day, we hear you. The Philippine Marines Tennis Courts are right around the corner with their two covered courts.

Philippine Marine Tennis Court
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For guests, they charge a guest fee of P100, and rates per game start at around P60. For a place relatively closeby to a business district, that’s pretty affordable. They also have their own trainers that can help you out as you play, which is great if you’re just starting out.

And you don’t need to make a reservation in advance, so if you’re the spontaneous type, this one’s just right.

Rancho Uno 1 Tennis Club

The Rancho Uno 1 Tennis Club is one of the most accessible places you can play tennis around Metro Manila, especially if you’re a beginner.

Unlike other clubs, you don’t need to be a member to play here, and if you need guidance, you can play with one of their coaches and trainers.

Rancho Uno 1 Tennis Club
Image from Facebook page.
Rancho Uno 1 Tennis Club
Image from Facebook page.

The tennis club is located in Marikina and they have two courts: one outdoor court and one covered court, so it’s perfect no matter what the weather. And their rates are very affordable too. They start at around P100 per hour, plus you can make a booking.

Just send them a message on their Facebook for any booking inquiries. As simple as that!

Elorde Tennis Center

The Elorde tennis courts are another great option for accessibility. Located in Parañaque, they have two courts along with their own coaches and trainers who are more than willing to help you with your game.

Elorde Tennis Court
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Their rates are affordable too, starting at around P200 per hour with an additional P60 for the ballboy. Their courts are outdoor, so you might want to check the weather to choose the right time to play.

It’s easy to book—go ahead and visit their Facebook page for their contact details.

So if you’re looking for a place that’s accessible, offers support for newbies, and is affordable, this tennis court is for you.

ARC Tennis

Now, if you’re really after improving your tennis game, you should definitely consider ARC Tennis in Dapitan. Not only do they have a tennis court, but they boast their “top coaches in Manila”.

ARC Tennis Center
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So if you’re not just looking for a court, but you want to learn a thing or two, this one is for you.

They do have an outdoor tennis court, so we recommend checking the weather before making an appointment. Their tennis court fees start at P50 and their training sessions start at around P350.

You’ll need to book in advance, but it’s easy! Just head to their Facebook page and shoot them a message.

Ascott Makati Tennis Court

For those of you working in the Makati office all day, you can still spend your lunch break hitting the court at Ascott Makati.

The apartment has a tennis court in its fitness center that’s open for bookings. Their court is made out of synthetic grass, so if you want the Wimbledon lawn feels, this is a great place to play.

Ascott Makati Courts
Image from Facebook page.

Their rates are a little steep, starting at around P1,100 per hour on the weekdays. But, in the center of Makati with good amenities, it’s a great option to consider.

They’re strict on reservations, so give them a call before you go.

Now that you know where to play, if you need some extra tips or insights on your equipment, we got you. Check out the three things you’ll need to bring to your day at the court right here.

How about you? Tell us where your favorite place to play tennis is!

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