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How Many Calories Can I Burn Playing Tennis?

Being active is one of the most important keys to success to burning calories. Whether you are looking to lose weight or prevent weight gain, tennis is a fun activity that will keep you fit.
The great aspect of tennis is unlike going to the gym (which many view as a burden) tennis is a sport that you can enjoy regardless of your age and physical condition. Additionally, tennis is a social sport where you can make great friends both on and off the court.

At Scarborough, we’ve been asked, how many calories can I burn playing tennis? According to TennisNow.com, the website for all things tennis, broke it down by how many calories a player would burn in an hour.

  • Tennis, General – 408 calories per hour
  • Tennis, Doubles – 291 calories per hour
  • Tennis, Singles – 466 calories per hour

Imagine how great of a workout you’d get participating in one of our leagues or taking a private lesson with one of our pros. At Scarborough, we’re proud to be the leader in Columbus tennis. Whether you’re looking to take your game to the next level or look for a great weekly workout, we offer the best of both worlds.

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