Complimentary inductions are available

Start playing tennis

All members can use our tennis courts, book up to 9 days in advance on your David Lloyd App, or 8 days in advance by phone.

Why not also take up a complimentary 30 minute on-court induction?

Our optional tennis inductions offer a great opportunity to meet like-minded players of a similar ability whilst exploring tennis at Wickwoods.

Following the induction, you also receive a ratings card and further information on tennis. Your ratings card will allow you to join groups and sessions on our tennis programme.

Book your complimentary induction via the app ( under Tennis Welcome) or by phone, call 01273 857567. 

See our new ratings below - live from 11th September 2023.

About Ratings

Have your current rating reviewed - attend a group coaching session of your current rating; let the coach know that you would like your rating reviewed.

Learn More about our new DL tennis ratings.

  • Beginner

    Players who are new to Tennis and in the early stages of stroke development

  • Improver

    Players who have a basic knowledge of stroke development and the ability to sustain a short rally.

    Players can score and understand basic doubles positioning.

    Players can serve and return.

    Players can use power and spin and have started to handle pace on the ball.

    Players have good footwork and basic tactical knowledge.

    Players can hit a first serve with power and a second serve with spin.

  • Improver/ Intermediate

    Have all features of Improvers but not all of Intermediates.

    This is its own rating and is not suitable for those solely rated Improvers or Intermediates.

  • Intermediate

    Players have improved court coverage, with good movement and stroke consistency.

    Players can serve and return with placement.

    Players have a good understanding of positioning in singles and doubles play.

  • Intermediate/Advanced

    Have all Intermediates features but not all of Advanced. This is its own rating and is not suitable for those solely rated Intermediates or Advanced.

  • Advanced

    Players exhibit a strong all-round game and can control depth of shots.

    Players can vary their game plan according to their opponent and are playing regular competitive tennis.

    Players have potential to be of team standard.

    Players have power and consistency.

    Players can vary their strategy and style of play in a competitive situation.

    Players can hit serves with direction and spin and are of high-level team standard

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