One of the largest tennis facilities of any Ritz-Carlton worldwide, the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center features one hard court and ten soft clay Hydrocourts, and several clinics and lessons for tennis enthusiasts ages three to 103. Tennis magazine recognized the luxury Florida facility as one of "The 50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts” and ranked it number three in the United States in “game arranging,” a category that identifies the country’s best tennis resorts for players who want to be matched with others at their skill level.
Designed by tennis legend and current ESPN commentator Cliff Drysdale, its practical and innovative features include stucco columns and soft nets as fencing, tall hedges as natural windscreens and underground irrigation systems to keep the clay courts in perfect playing condition throughout the day.
When not traveling, resident pro Cliff Drysdale, one of the top 50 tennis players of all time, oversees day-to-day operations, helps develop programming, offers videotaped, one-on-one lessons, and fantasy matches.
Tennis Pro Shop: A completely equipped pro shop is on site with a collection of designer shirts, shoes, dresses and assorted tennis accessories.
Tennis Concierge: On staff full-time to provide guests with complimentary personalized and customized services -- even before they arrive to the resort.
Court Fees: $15 per person per day, includes unlimited play, can of balls, refreshments and towels
Racquet Rental: $7 daily
Proper tennis attire is required, including collared shirts for gentlemen.
Tennis aficionados and novices from age three to 103 can improve their tennis moves at the resort with clinics taught by USTPA certified pros at The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami Monday through Saturday.
Legendary tennis pro Cliff Drysdale and staff from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) offer several clinics, lessons, group outings, and perfect playing conditions at one of the world's most famous tennis facilities.
Summer Tennis Camp
Aspiring pros ages 7-17 look forward to the Summer Tennis Camp of intense tennis skill development with the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center pros. Players range from beginners to young state and nationally ranked juniors. The Camp takes place at the nearby Crandon Park, home of the Sony-Ericsson Open, and Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center, providing them an awe-inspiring stadium experience on the courts where the tennis greats play each Spring. Transportation to and from the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center and Crandon Park is available. For additional information or to enroll in the program, please phone the Tennis Center at (305) 365-4300.
13 sessions from June 2 through August 22, 2014
1 week full-day session (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
1 week half-day session (9 a.m. – noon)