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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

5-Day Adult Program

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Reviewed 14 Apr 2018

I've just finished the 5-day adult program at Newks and can't say enough good things about it. It was a bit of last-minute decision, hence I went by myself, which made me a little nervous. Within...

All the tennis balls you care to hit! And good instruction from a friendly staff

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Reviewed 25 Feb 2018

This was the third tennis camp we have visited, the others being Vic Braden in St. George Utah and New England Tennis Holidays in Sugar Bush, Vermont. Overall it was a good experience and we...

Newcombe's Fantastic Tennis Experience

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Reviewed 24 Dec 2017

Just returned from a week at the Tennis Ranch. It was an exceptional week of excellent instruction. Strengths: individual attention, high quality feedback, consistent positivity. I also greatly...

"I had a great time! The location is amazing and the resort is spectacular. I really want to go back next year with a group of friends and do a tennis camp. I plan to make the Forte Village tennis holiday a part of an annual traditional. Thank you again for all your help!"

Clare, California USA