I am serious about tennis and discovered that if you want to enjoy the game you need to spend 3 hours exercising to prepare. I don’t like exercise but I love tennis so I do it. I use the Stairmaster, elliptical – equipment that gets the heart going.

I come to the Y five days a week and my tennis has gotten better. I also play platform tennis in the winter which is even harder on the body. Just now, I was watching the swimmers in the pool because I’m thinking I should start swimming here. Swimming is a great exercise.