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Most common injuries in Tennis



Become injury-free when playing Tennis with this useful information booklet…

Tennis is a fast paced, multi-directional sport played and enjoyed by many. Whether it be for recreational activity, or competitive, tennis can lead to various injuries. 66% of all tennis injuries are due to overuse, and 33% are due to traumatic or acute events. Overuse injuries usually occur due to a sudden spike in training load (amount of training), or due to inadequate recovery between playing. Traumatic or acute injuries usually occur due to a sudden movement or action in a specific way which leads to tissue or joint damage.

With this information booklet, we aim to educate players on the most common injuries we see, the causes and symptoms of the injuries, and advise on the treatment and prevention of these injuries.

In this information booklet, we look at;

  1. Elbow injuries in Tennis
  2. Ankle injuries in Tennis
  3. Shoulder injuries in Tennis
  4. Knee injuries in Tennis
  5. Lower Back injuries in Tennis
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