Welcome to Tennis at Harvard!

Tennis clinics, private and semi-private tennis lessons are taught by Harvard's Tennis Professional/USPTA Master Professional, Michael Mercier.
Michael is known for his international and High Performance Coaching and training. He is certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA-Wheelchair Tennis Tester), USTA Certified High Performance Coach, the United States Racquet Stringers Association (USRSA), and PTR.

 

  • PRIVATE LESSONS, OPEN CLINICS, SPECIALTY CLINICS AND HARVARD RECREATIONAL TEAM TENNIS
  • Juniors and adults of all abilities are welcome, from beginner to open level, including wheelchair tennis athletes.
  • Tournaments and social round robins are held on a monthly basis.
  • State-of-the-art facilities with 6 indoor courts (Murr Center) and 18 outdoor courts (Beren Center), lockers, and showers.

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General

  • Reservations are accepted in the Murr Center only. There are no reservations at Beren at this time.
  • Members may reserve tennis courts no more than three days in advance by calling (617) 496-5068.
  • Members may reserve one court up to 1.5 hours per day.
  • For any questions regarding lessons, clinics or USTA team feel free to call Michael Mercier at
    (978) 273-6500 or email mercier@fas.harvard.edu

Please be aware that all members are expected to pay court fees for every reservation, with the exception of Harvard College students, GSAS Graduate students, and Harvard Extension School Students.

 


Schedule

Most evening clinics are drop-in, and noon clinics run if there is enough interest (please RSVP). All clinics are scheduled for indoors at the Murr Center.

LOANERS: There are loaner tennis shoes and rackets available at no cost for people attending clinics and lessons.

NEXT WEEKEND: Harvard's Club Tennis team is hosting the USTA Tennis On Campus New England Championships October 20-22 - come and cheer for the Crimson! More info is available here.

MONDAY October 16
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
No noon clinic
6:30p-7:30p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
7:30p-9:00p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

TUESDAY October 17
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
6:30p-7:30p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
7:30p-9:00p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

WEDNESDAY October 18
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
6:30p-7:30p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
7:30p-9:00p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

THURSDAY October 19
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
6:30p-7:30p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
7:30p-9:00p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120


COURT TIME AT MURR

Just a reminder, court fees apply for personal use of the Murr courts.

Court time calendar (available time slots are in gray).

To schedule court time, call the Murr Center Front Desk at 617-495-3454, ext. 1.



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The USTA adult league begins this week - matches and practices will be running at the Murr Center indoor courts and the Beren outdoor courts. Here is the schedule; only limited courts will be available during these times for other uses.

 

 

MONDAY May 8

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 4.0 men

7:00p-9:30p USTA practice at Beren - 3.5 and 4.0 women

 

TUESDAY May 9

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 4.0 men

 

WEDNESDAY May 10 

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 3.0 women

7:00p-9:30p USTA practice at Beren - 3.0 men

 

THURSDAY May 11

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 3.5 men

7:00p-9:30p USTA practice at Beren - 4.5 men

 

SUNDAY May 14

Morning (time TBA) - USTA practice at Beren - 3.5 men

5:00p-7:00p USTA practice at Beren - 3.0 women