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Have you ever pondered what ingredients went into a tennis ball? The results may surprise you: Even if they don’t, hopefully you can uncover some of the mysteries of the infamous tennis ball.  What’s Inside? Pressurized tennis balls are made of a coating of rubber surrounding a hollow center. There is a thin layer of […]

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For many years, tennis balls have been gracing televisions and tennis courts across the globe. Over time, tennis balls will wear and tear, forcing players to either discard them or make use of them. In fact, there are numerous uses for recycled tennis balls, some of which you may or may not be aware of. Keep […]


Scarborough East Tennis has had a pro shop for quite some time now. Starting on Saturday, March 23, 2013, the tennis store located inside of the indoor tennis facility will have a new look and feel for its grand opening. The club will match prices on their entire line of the following: K-Swiss Clothes K-Swiss […]


We’ve all been there before. It’s late in the third set of an intense match and each point is becoming more crucial. As our heart rate increases, we tend to overanalyze each shot. Instead of focusing on winning the point, we hone in on how NOT to lose the points. The conservative plays leads to […]

Grass tennis court

The four tennis majors are all distinctly different based on their court surface. Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious tournament in tennis, is played on 100% rye grass, which is considered slower than other grass courts. Clay courts, where the French Open takes place, is made of crushed shale, stone or brick. The US Open […]

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Everyone knows that the folks at Scarborough East in Columbus, Ohio love tennis. We can probably think of a thousand reasons why it’s such a great sport. But, here’s a list of our top five reasons for you to share our love of this great game and get out on the court ASAP! Tennis is […]

The evolution of tennis fashion

When it comes to tennis, fans not only talk about players in terms of their skill level or moves on the court, but also their fashion sense and how bold they decide to be when choosing what outfits to wear during their matches. Over the years, tennis fashion has gone from ultra-conservative to ultra-trendy, and […]

Get Fit for Tennis at Scarborough East Tennis in Columbus, Ohio

In the longest Australian Open Final EVER, Novak Djokavic outlasted Rafael Nadal in an epic five set match – 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5. While both players are extremely skilled, being able to make it through 5 hours and 53 minutes means that the two players are in some of the best shape athletically in the […]

Keep Up Your Tennis Game During the Winter at Scarborough East Tennis in Columbus, Ohio

Wayne Gretzky was quoted as saying, “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” While tennis and hockey are vastly different, “The Great One’s” quote relates to many areas in life, not just hockey. Scarborough East Tennis Club, an indoor and outdoor tennis facility located in Columbus, Ohio, […]


Scarborough East is an indoor and outdoor tennis club located on the east side of Columbus, Ohio.

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Tennis Hours

Mon : 8AM - 9PM
Tues - Wed : 8AM - 10PM
Thurs : 7AM - 10PM
Fri : 8AM - 9PM
Sat : 8AM - 8PM
Sun : 8AM - 10PM

Summer Tennis Hours

Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri : 8AM - 9PM
Thurs : 7AM - 9PM
Sat : 8AM - 4:30PM
Sun : 11:30AM - 4PM

Fitness Hours

Mon - Fri : 8AM - 8PM
Sat : 8AM - 5PM
Sun : 10AM - 8PM

Summer Fitness Hours

Mon - Fri : 8AM - 8PM
Sat : 8AM - 5PM
Sun : 11:30AM - 4PM


Women's Program: Bob Hilborn
Men's Program: Fred Levy
Head Pro: Kelly Story

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