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John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, Texas

John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, Texas

Nestled in the rolling Texas Hill Country between San Antonio and Austin, the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch is one of the premier tennis facilities in the world. 

The world class tennis program uses every aspect of tennis training to develop a player's full potential with a strong emphasis on match play and tournament competition. The coaches travel with players to tournaments to observe them in the heat of the battle and then return back to the Ranch to work on areas in need of improvement.

Because of their modest size, there is an individualized focus with an Academy setting.

One of the strongest areas of the Tennis Academy is the vigorous and intense fitness program. Phil Hendrie, the Director, is one of the top fitness experts in the United States. He conducts a variety of footwork, speed and endurance training, as well as a weekly weight training program.

Tennis Vacations

The John Newcombe Tennis Ranch offers a unique tennis resort in an intimate setting where you can relax in the country atmosphere and participate in one of the most successful tennis programs in the country. The special 'team-family-team' environment has to be experienced to be believed. The tennis resort packages are designed to ensure maximum enjoyment and improvement of your game, no matter what is your existing level of play.

All in all, this is a vacation you will long remember!

At the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, the adult tennis programs are unlike any other in the world. Pros entertain you throughout your stay, joining you for meals, having fun on the courts and even singing Karaoke in an Aussie bar in the evenings.

A 4:1 Guest to Pro ratio ensures that everyone receives the ultimate in group instruction, and private lessons are always available.

Two Adult programs lead the way in popularity. Both include all meals, all clinics. accommodations, entertainment, and an official John Newcombe T-Shirt.

About John Newcombe

John Newcombe is undoubtedly one of the finest tennis players ever to set foot on a tennis court. His 6 Grand Slam titles includes 2 Wimbledon, 2 US Open and 2 Australian singles titles lay testament to his claim. John was also a shining star in Australian Davis Cup Play during its heyday. His most recent tennis accomplishment is leading Australia to the title in 1999 as Davis Cup Captain.

More important than all of his titles, John is recognized as one of the classiest and most likeable personalities in the World of Sport and Celebrity Athletes. He is a true champion in every sense of the word!

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Things to do
Tennis Golf Gym Swimming Watersports

Experience Texas

Enjoy a true outback experience in a region rich in history and with a great culture for hospitality. 

Play golf

Play golf at one of the Hill Country Golf Courses located within 10 minutes travelling distance.

Indulge in watersports

Options for watersport activities are available on the Comal and Guadalupe rivers. The sports include rafting and tubing and the shuttle service is provided from the Ranch.

Plan a visit to Gruene, Texas

A visit to Greune will enable you to witness and experience Antique and Boutique shopping, best in Texas music at the Greune Hall and a taste of the culinary at the Historic Gristmill. 



The Ranch features:

  • 24 hard courts
  • 4 clay courts
  • State-of-the-art weights training facility
  • Camper style accommodation
  • Soccer field
  • Basketball court
  • Swimming pool and more!


The Ranch with accommodation on site will provide you with the perfect "outback" experience. Different guest room styles available from shared condos to separate cottages.

Other facilities

Many off-court activities include swimming, a nearby golf course, watersports, a waterpark and other sporting activities.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

Perfect Girls Getaway

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Reviewed 15 Oct 2018

Group of 12 from Ohio had a great time sharpening our tennis skills and enjoying the Ranch. Meeting Mr. Newcombe was a bonus - nice guy. Pros were super friendly and gave great instruction. Food...

It took 40 years, but I made it - and met Mr. Newcombe

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Reviewed 02 Oct 2018

I'm way behind schedule posting this review. I attended the 5-day adult camp in March, and brought along two 16-y-o boys who attended the junior camp during their spring break. In the late 70's, I...

Great Kids Program

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Reviewed 23 Jul 2018

My 12 year old son and 10 year old daughter have spent two weeks at Newks each of the last two summers. Even though they were beginners, the staff made them feel comfortable and placed them in...

"I just want to thank you for organising my tennis holiday for me and my son! It was a great experience at Saddlebrook. One coach in particular was fantastic as he fixed my serve and gave me some great cues to take away. All in all a great trip!"

Neil, Sydney Australia