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As the tennis pros dominate our TV screens over the course of these next two weeks, you’re probably feeling inspired pick up a racquet and hit the court. And there’s no better place to master your skills than on your next vacation. Look for a property that’s not only a relaxing destination, but can also offer one-of-a-kind tennis programs. From one-on-one instruction from a pro to tennis courts with spectacular views, these hotels are perfect for tennis-loving travelers.

W South Beach

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W South Beach: Miami, FL

Skip the beach one afternoon, and head to the roof at this trendy Miami hotel. That’s where you’ll find SWING, a rooftop court featuring awe-inspiring views of the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel’s concierge can arrange private lessons (or group clinics) with Federico Pintaluba, the property’s full-time tennis pro. Afterward, celebrate your successful swings at one of the hotel’s two outdoor pools.

Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and Casino

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Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino: Aruba

Not all tennis needs to occur on a court, you know. In Aruba, locals play tennis in the sand—and the sport seems to be taking off. The Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino recently introduced its own beach tennis court, which has been a popular attraction all summer. The sport is a mix between beach volleyball and tennis, with small paddles and softer balls.

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort Spa

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Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa: Fort Lauderdale, FL

If you’re looking for a variety of tennis ideas, this hotspot is a good option. In addition to featuring one of South Florida’s largest private beaches (16 acres), this Marriott resort boasts five on-property tennis courts—with views of the ocean, of course. Guests can hit the courts on their own, sign up for a pro-led tennis boot camp, enter tennis tournaments and play beach tennis on the hotel’s beach volleyball courts.

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Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

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Wyndham Grand Río Mar Beach Resort & Spa: Río Grande, Puerto Rico

This sprawling Puerto Rican resort offers a variety of amenities including three pools, a private beach and a golf course. But its tennis options are especially impressive. Book the ‘Stay & Play Tennis Package,’ for unlimited access to the property’s award-winning tennis center, which features 11 clay courts and two hard ones as well one-on-one time with on-site tennis pros. The package also includes free breakfast and discounts at the spa.

The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa

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Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa: Tucson, AZ

If you’d rather practice your backhand surrounded by different views of nature, this Arizona resort might be a good idea. It recently resurfaced its ten tennis courts, which are situated amongst the Santa Catalina Mountains. Bonus: The courts were once included in Tennis Magazine’s ranking of the top 50 courts in the U.S.

Hilton Waikoloa Village

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Hilton Waikoloa Village: Big Island, HI

Want to play like a pro? Book some time on this Hawaiian property’s 432-seat stadium court, which has hosted the likes of Andy Roddick, James Blake and Mardy Fish. The hotel also features eight PlexiCushion hard courts and on-site pros. Guests can sign-up for clinics Monday through Saturday, round robins sessions and even a tennis aerobics class. Vacationing alone? The hotel can also help you find a partner to meet you on the court.

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Kevin Aeh

Kevin Aeh

Kevin Aeh is an editor/writer based in New York City. He covers lifestyle, travel, and pop culture; and his current obsessions include finding the best eye cream, booking a trip to Cuba, and binge-watching Lady Dynamite on Netflix. His writing has appeared in Time Out New York, Furthermore from Equinox, Refinery29, Vulture, and more.

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