The Tennis Clubs of Florence where to play again
The reopening of the sports centres is about to begin. First to respond to the roll call, the tennis courts, ready for new aces!
The restart of Tuscany also passes for the reopening of sports activities. Gymnasiums, swimming pools and indoor centers will have to wait until May 25, but already today they can resume team sports training and other sports activities such as tennis clubs.
Here are the main tennis clubs in Florence where to finally return to score some points.
Via del Visarno1, 50144 Florence
+39 055 332651/2
The Tennis Club Firenze was founded in 1898 on the initiative of 30 founding members, partly Florentine and partly English and remained until today in its original location: the beautiful park of the Cascine. Today it has ten clay courts plus two synthetic courts, one multipurpose and the other dedicated to five-a-side football. In the building, in addition to large rooms for playing cards, there is a restaurant. Another restaurant is open in the swimming pool during the summer months: large changing rooms for men and women equipped with sauna and a gym on two floors, of which the ground floor is fully equipped, are available to members.
Since 2004 the Tennis Club Firenze has been part of the Club dei Centenari, an association which includes just over thirty of the most beautiful and important clubs in the world.
Viale del Visarno, 10
+ 39 055 332701
The history of the Club Sportivo Firenze begins on January 25, 1870 when a group of cycling pioneers founded the Veloce Club Firenze.
Today the area of the tennis courts is equipped with two red clay courts and one small synthetic court. During the winter months, the two red clay courts are covered with pressure balls in order to allow a continuity in the tennis activity. A Club House and an excellent restaurant are also available.
Circolo Tennis Carraia
Via dell'Erta Canina, 28
ph. +39 055 2346353
Surrounded by greenery just 5 minutes from the center of Florence, for more than 50 years the Circolo Tennis Carraia has been one of the main meeting places for fans of this sport, who can train with masters of the federation on one of the three clay courts. Inside the club there is also an excellent restaurant with panoramic terrace.
Via Giovanni Paisiello, 131
+39 055 350752
The Tennis Club Timeout is located a stone's throw from the Visarno racecourse, in the centre of Florence. It has indoor clay and synthetic courts, restaurant, club house, outdoor area and summer centers. It organizes courses for all levels: Mini Tennis, Training, Competitive and Adult Tennis.
Via della Massa, 40
Bathroom in Ripoli FI
A short distance from the centre of Florence, the Match Ball Country Club is an equipped park overlooking the Arno, a real green island dedicated to sport and leisure with sixteen tennis courts, gym, swimming pool, restaurant, bar and other services, surrounded by lawns, olive trees, cypresses and tall trees. An extraordinary meeting place between people and culture, in the name of the transversal passion for a sport that can be practiced at any age, an ideal environment for many families in a comfortable, lively and interesting place.
Assi Giglio Rosso
Viale Michelangiolo, 64
ph. +39 055 6810749
ASSI, acronym of Arno Società Sportiva Italiana, is since 1922 one of the usual places of Florentine sport, from athletics to tennis, passing through soccer to rugby. There are six clay tennis courts.
Avenue Michelangiolo, 61
A few meters from Piazzale Michelangelo, in the quiet of the avenues designed by Poggi, Le Terrazze Michelangelo is a restaurant, pizzeria, meeting point for aperitifs and lounge bar, tennis club. Historical Florentine restaurant with over 100 years of history behind it, known by many as "ex Bologna" from the name of the previous owners with the skating rink that was a real meeting point for young people who made their first loves here. The Tennis club has two clay courts, where tournaments and matches are held.