| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
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Evert Tennis Academy 

10334 Diego Drive S

Boca Raton, Fla.

(561) 488-2001


The Evert Tennis Academy is located in the beautiful town of Boca Raton, Fla., nestled in a beautiful residential neighborhood. Evert Tennis Academy’s convenient location is only a short drive from the beaches of Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, and is roughly 30 minutes away from Palm Beach (PBI) and Fort Lauderdale International (FLL) airports. The Miami International Airport (MIA) is also only 45 minutes away.

Chrissie, John and their father, Jimmy Evert, established the Evert Tennis Academy in 1996. The Evert Tennis Academy quickly became, and continues to be, the home to countless national and international junior players, best college players and some of the world’s finest pros.

Evert Tennis Academy offers personalized and individualized programs the all year-round for junior players worldwide, including Holiday Camps, Summer Camps, Pre-Tournament Training and Full-Time Programs (year/semester). If you are a basic player looking to get instruction that is more technical or if you are a highly-ranked national player looking for some intense competition, Evert Tennis Academy has a program for you.

The Evert Tennis Academy campus contains 23 courts, which offer two types of playing surfaces, including 12 hard courts and 11 clay courts. Moreover, the Evert Tennis Academy has two secondary sites with over 25 courts to conduct its program, including a private club, which is only minutes away from the Academy. Our campus also has one girls dormitory and one boys dormitory, a cafeteria, a strength and conditioning room, a massage and athletic training room, a clubhouse, and an academic classroom.


Fisher Island Club

One Fisher Island Drive 

Fisher Island, Fla.

(305) 535-6000



Fisher Island Club’s Mediterranean-inspired Racquet Club offers play on 17 courts, and four newly added pickleball courts. Members have access to four types of playing surfaces (two grass courts, three Decocushion hard courts), seven Har-Tru clay courts, and five European red clay courts as well as an array of tennis clinics and private lessons led by top tennis professionals. The Club’s courts are also a favorite place for pre-tournament practice by visiting pros.

Experience the distinctive, luxurious amenities that make Fisher Island the ultimate private island destination and lifestyle club. Fisher Island feels a world apart, while also being a short ferry ride away from Miami Beach and premier theaters, art galleries, museums, shopping and nightlife.


Gleneagles Country Club 

7667 Victory Lane

Delray Beach, Fla.

(561) 860-8794



With perfect temperatures year-round, every day feels like a vacation when you are a member at Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach, Fla.

With 20 Har-Tru courts, one hard court, and four pickleball courts, the Gleneagles Tennis Center is a tropical paradise where former resident pros Ivan Lendl and Steffi Graf honed their craft. The USPTA-certified staff offers private and group lessons for all ages. Never worry about finding a game, as Gleneagles Country Club’s tennis concierge will place you in games and monitor your satisfaction. If shopping is on your mind, the Pro Shop has the latest styles at member-friendly prices.

In addition to tennis, Gleneagles members enjoy some of the best amenities in South Florida, with a more than 90,000-square foot main clubhouse that features three restaurants and two bars, a brand new Healthy Lifestyle Center encompassing a spacious fitness center, tranquil spa and resort-style pool, in addition to 36 holes of Championship golf. With safety, comfort, and convenience as the top priorities, Gleneagles has adapted our country club lifestyle to the changes in our world.

Set in the seaside town of Delray Beach, between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Gleneagles Country Club is close to award-winning restaurants, shopping, museums, beaches and a vibrant downtown.

Gleneagles is regarded as one of the best values in South Florida. Prices for homes and garden residences start at $100,000 and go up to $600,000. Mandatory country club joining fees start at $40,000.


Round Hill Hotel and Villas

John Pringle Drive, Montego Bay, Jamaica 





Round Hill Hotel & Villas is an award-winning, historic resort nestled on a 110-acre peninsula just west of Montego Bay, Jamaica. Boasting a guest list of world leaders, cultural icons and Hollywood A-listers, this classic resort continues to attract a jet-set from around the world who enjoy timeless glamour and understated luxury along with pristine natural beaches and the inimitable Caribbean waters. Award-winning accommodations include 36 Ralph Lauren-designed oceanfront guestrooms, 96 luxurious villa rooms and suites, or a selection of 27 private 2 - 6-bedroom Villas – most with private pools.  Other highlights include open-air terrace dining and The Grill at Round Hill, rousing family programs and a dedicated Pineapple Kid’s Club, an infinity pool, and a world-class, award-winning Elemis spa located in a beautifully restored 18th century plantation house.

One of the few Jamaica hotels with multiple tennis courts, enthusiasts can balance leisure amenities with rousing match play on one of Round Hill’s five tennis courts, including three Har-Tru green clay courts. Not just for day use, two courts are lit for exhilarating nighttime matches. Round Hill’s tennis center offers racquets for daily use, in-house professionals to provide lessons for adults and children, and leisure or tournament play with other guests. To enhance the on-property tennis experience, guests may opt for the Stay & Play Tennis package, which is designed to maximize time on-court throughout their stay. Inclusive of lessons, balls, unlimited court use, and use of racquets, mixed with additional relaxing resort amenities, the package provides the ideal resort experience for anyone seeking to perfect their game or simply enjoy some free-spirited play.

Guests can also enjoy a set of new luxury experiences and partnerships created for travelers’ privacy and comfort, and with new safety and social distancing protocols in place. The Villa Retreat package offers premium accommodations in one of the resort’s award-winning private villas coupled with special in-villa amenities to limit face-to-face interactions and enhance safety. In response to the demand for private travel, Round Hill unveiled an exciting new partnership with evoJets, one of the most trusted names in private travel. As part of this partnership, the Ultimate Private Luxury in Jamaica package includes round trip private charted flights by evoJets, luxury accommodation, and private chef led tours and dining, as well as additional VIP amenities.

Book a stay with Round Hill at www.roundhill.com.


Sea Colony Resort



(302) 537-8888


Located just south of Bethany Beach, Delaware, Sea Colony is “The Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community.”

The Sea Colony Tennis Center is the hub of tennis activity at the beach - year round. In addition to its world-class instruction, Sea Colony is home to USTA League teams, tournaments, world-class instruction on 34 courts (six indoor, 14 Har-Tru, 14 outdoor hard courts), including weekend tennis camps, clinics, tennis programs and private tennis lessons. There is even a $25,000 USTA Pro Circuit event—The ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony.

Lush landscaping, hiking and biking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and around the clock security make Sea Colony an oasis of peace and tranquility; just minutes to championship golf, tax-free eclectic shopping, water sports, family amusements, natural treasures and so much more.

Quiet relaxation and robust activities for all ages make Sea Colony the ideal place to create memories that last a lifetime. Consisting of more than 2,200 condominiums, spacious town homes and private single family homes, the resort offers an unparalleled array of amenities.

Sea Colony was ranked the number 18 resort in the country by Tennis Resorts Online in 2019. For more information about Sea Colony tennis and to learn more about all of the resort’s amenities, please call (302) 539-4488.


Tennis Fantasies with John Newcombe and the Legends

(513) 489-9700 



Enjoy the best tennis vacation of your life! Tennis Fantasies with John Newcombe and the Legends, the original tennis fantasy camp, is your chance to play tennis and rub shoulders with the all-time greats of the game. Join host three-time Wimbledon Champion John Newcombe and his "mates" at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas for a most memorable tennis event.

The legendary staff will include International Tennis Hall of Fame Members John Newcombe, Roy Emerson, Owen Davidson, Mark Woodforde and Charlie Pasarell, as well as Grand Slam winners Ross Case, Dick Stockton, Brian Gottfried, Rick Leach, Luke and Murphy Jensen, plus Johan Kriek, Mikael Pernfors, and Dani Visser. Together, more than 150 Grand Slam titles and hundreds of other major championships are assembled under one roof! Learn, play and mingle with tennis royalty.

Tennis Fantasies 2021 offers two great programs:

►March 4-7, 2021: Tennis Fantasies (Men and Women)

►October 17-22, 2021: Tennis Fantasies (Men Only)

On-court activities include clinics, team competition, and "fantasy" pro-am matches. After tennis, guests will enjoy the "Aussie-style" hospitality of the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch. The Ranch is located just outside of New Braunfels in the rolling Hill country of central Texas, 30 minutes from the San Antonio airport. The crystal clear water of Canyon Lake, the Guadalupe River, and the Comal River are just minutes from the Ranch.

Accommodations at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch are one- or two-bedroom condominiums or a courtside room. The Ranch has 32 deco-turf and four Har-Tru courts, eight lighted and four all-weather covered courts for guaranteed tennis every day.

You don't want to miss this magical tennis adventure. Join John Newcombe and his "mates" for the best tennis vacation of your life!