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6 perfect tennis gift ideas for the holiday season

Dec 05, 2018
written by: Tennis Canada
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While the tennis season might be over, the gift-giving season is in full-swing! Whether you’re shopping for a casual player or a die-hard fan, we’ve got you covered with our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!

1. Tickets to see tennis live: Rogers Cup Toronto or Coupe Rogers Montreal

Live tennis – there’s really nothing quite like it! No sport gets you closer to the action or the players than tennis.

Give the gift of Rogers Cup in 2019! After all, what’s a better present than tickets to see the world’s top talent at the premier Canadian tennis event of the year? The best men in the world will be competing in Montreal, while the top female players travel to Toronto.

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This season, World No.1 players Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep claimed the trophies in Canada – and you won’t want to miss their title defenses as they go up against their top rivals next August!

2. Tennis Canada x FILA official merchandise

Young guns Denis Shapovalov, Félix Auger-Aliassime or Bianca Andreescu got you inspired to get out there and play? Gear up for another exciting tennis season with a piece from our co-branded Tennis Canada x FILA collection! Head to Tennis Canada’s online store for your chance to shop this exclusive product.

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3. These hilarious custom tennis ball socks

Alright, these socks might be for the hardcore tennis fan — but who DOESN’T have one of those in their family?

This sock company is full of fresh designs and can take any face (even your own!) and plaster it on a retro tennis player before a backdrop of luscious tennis balls. Hard to think of anyone, tennis fan or not, who wouldn’t want these 😂

 

4. New tennis equipment

Know somebody in need of new tennis equipment? Check out Sporting Life’s amazing selection of tennis apparel and equipment for men, women and kids.

Even better? Pick-up a gift card and give the gift of choice!

5. Stuff their stocking… with tennis balls!

Need to fill a tennis fanatic’s stocking with something? You can literally never have enough tennis balls. If they want to practice like the pros at Rogers Cup, look no further than this insider tip: Men’s players in Montreal next year use Penn balls, while the women use Wilson in Toronto.

6. The great tennis books of our time

From autobiographies, to intellectual analyses of the game and its vibrant history, the library of tennis literature is a vast one. Your local book store might have any of the following reads, all of which are exceptional by the standards of any tennis (or sports!) fan:

  • String Theory by Davis Foster Wallace
  • Unstoppable: My Life So Far by Maria Sharapova
  • Open by Andre Agassi
  • Winning Ugly by Brad Gilbert
  • The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time by Steve Flink
  • Unbreakable by Jelena Dokic