Fit in my 40s: Tennis is no longer a languid game of gents. It’s for fitness freaks
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The play has changed, the rackets have changed, even the speed of the ball has changed – which all makes a difference, even to a novice

• Tennis tips for beginners

“Our aim today is to have a 15-shot rally over the net in the short service box.” I’m learning tennis from Ben, an longstanding member of the Magdalen Park tennis club in south London, and also my very good friend. The place is insanely busy; who are all these people who can play a 90-minute game on a Wednesday morning?


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