Welcome to Tennis at Harvard!

Harvard's Murr Center and Beren Tennis Center offer 6 indoor courts and 18 outdoor courts for its members to enjoy.  Clinics and lessons are also available and  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.

Murr Center 


Reservations can be made by calling the Murr Fitness Desk at (617) 496-5068.

Reservations can be made up to three days in advance and can be made in 1/1.5 hour increments.


Court Fees

All information regarding court fees can be found here:  Murr Tennis Court Fees and Guest Fees

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.  


Lessons - Clinics - Harvard 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. 

All information regarding lessons and clinics can be found here: Tennis Lesson and Clinic Fees

For any questions regarding lessons, clinics, or USTA teams, please call or email Michael Mericer at (978) 273-6500 or mercier@fas.harvard.edu 




Most clinics are drop-in, and run if there is enough interest. Please RSVP to Mike to ensure a scheduled clinic is running.

STREET SHOE POLICY: Just a reminder, there is a strict policy of no street shoes on the courts. Please change out of your outdoor shoes into clean, dry tennis shoes before entering the courts, otherwise you may be asked to leave.

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



See you on the courts--


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 617-496-5068

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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.




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

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



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



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

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



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

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



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

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