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Tennis at The Lakewood Club

The Lakewood Club's professional-quality tennis facility is designed to be enjoyed by players of all ages and skill level. Our outstanding Lakewood staff makes improving your game fun with adult and children clinics as well as private lessons. An active schedule featuring league play, USTA tournament play and social round-robins gives everyone an opportunity to be a part of the The Lakewood Club Tennis community. And, as always at Lakewood, there is simply no setting more naturally beautiful in which to enjoy a friendly game!

  • 9-lighted HydroCourts
  • 1-lighted hard court
  • Terraced grass stadium seating area
  • Full-service, fully stocked Pro Shop includes Nike, Babolat and Wilson products
  • Racquet stringing and repair
  • State of the art back board & ball machine


BRIAN JORDAN (Director of Tennis) is a PTR Certified Professional. A former collegiate coach, he has been a tennis professional for over 25 years. He is an active tournament player on the Southern Level and has won seventy eight singles titles. Brian has been ranked #1 in the state in various age groups.

JENNIFER PADDOCK is a former #1 junior player in Arkansas, played NCAA Division I Tennis and is also a PTR Certified Professional. She is also an internationally acclaimed author of three novels, one actually set at the Grand Hotel. She is a current writer for Tennis View Magazine.

BUTCH RUSSELL is a PTR Certified Professional. He has been teaching tennis in the Gulf Coast since 1993.

MATT MCKELVAIN is a USPTA Certified Professional. He played collegiate tennis at Auburn University at Montgomery and has over 25 years of teaching experience.

Court reservations are recommended. For reservations please contact the Lakewood Tennis Pro Shop at

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NOTE: Thank you for understanding as the Grand Hotel made the necessary enhancements due to Hurricane Sally. Our Grand team is excited to announce the resort will open at 4pm on Thursday, September 24 with the following amenities available: Main Building & South Bay House Guest Rooms, Bucky’s Lounge, Bayside Grill, In Room Dining, Local Market, Oak & Azalea, Tennis Pro Shop and 10 Tennis Courts, Pier, Grand Lawn, Grandeur Grit and Glory, Feature Pool, Adult Pool & Cabanas. The Jubilee Poolside Grill will open on Friday, September 25. Additional guest rooms, Southern Roots, 1847, game room, the spa and golf will open in early October.

At the Grand we are committed to everyone’s well-being. Your safety is our priority. A study by international experts indicated that the spread of COVID-19 would be drastically reduced if 80 percent of the population wore a face covering combined with social distancing. That’s why we want to strongly increase everyone to wear a face mask in buildings and elevators