For tennis enthusiasts Wimbledon (29.06-12.07) and Aegon Championship at the Queen's Club heralds the start of the summer feeling and many people are motivated to pull the tennis racquet out of the cupboard and hit the court. It is important that before you step foot onto the court you are doing so having had an exercise regime for some time and making sure you warm up well. Tennis is a sport with a significant amount of injuries. A number of reports claim that statistics show a full 30% of all tennis participants will suffer some sort of tennis injury each year.
Despite the high recall of tennis elbow as a common injury, lower limb (ankle, knee, and thigh) injuries are the most common tennis injuries. Tennis is a sport that requires sudden burst of speed, quick footwork, hard ground strikes and the ability to turn and stretch to in order to return the ball to your opponent.