Top Condos for Miami Tennis Players
Sep 08, 2020 September 08, 2020
Love Tennis? These New Miami Condos are for You
For sports enthusiasts in Miami, tennis ranks at the top, particularly since the Magic City has long been host to one of the major tennis tournaments - the Miami Open and summer playing host to tennis Grand Slam tournaments Wimbledon and the U.S. Open Championship. With great weather year-round, it's no wonder plenty of tennis stars, players and fans call Miami home!
Some notable tennis players with Miami homes include 16-time Grand Slam Champion Novak Djokovic (who recently purchased at Eighty Seven Park), Australian Open Champion Caroline Wozniacki (Palazzo del Sol), Spanish former No. 1 Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (Paraiso District), No. 6 French player Gaël Monfils (Paraiso District), 8-time Grand Slam Champion Andre Agassi (Fisher Island), German former No. 1 Boris Becker (Fisher Island), and Russian former tennis pro Anna Kournikova (Bay Point Estates).
Inspired much? Well, if you love to play tennis, and need to have a court at home, here are the best of recently built Miami condo buildings with tennis courts. Stay tuned for Part 2 of the series featuring older Miami condo buildings that offer prime tennis facilities as well.
Best of Modern Condo Buildings for Tennis Players in Miami
7100-7192, 7001-7095 & 6901-6995 Fisher Island
The Palazzo set of luxury condo buildings by PDS Development are located on the exclusive Fisher Island. Besides their own set of amenities, residents get access to the 17 tennis courts part of the private island's club, including clay, hard court and grass courts. Fisher Island's Racquet Club comes globally ranked, complete with a staff of former professional players, and can also arrange for private lessons from tennis pros.
Some of the celebrity players who've stopped by at these professional-grade courts over the years include Steffi Graf, Andre Agassi, (fellow islander) Boris Becker, Jim Courier, Andy Roddick, (fellow resident) Caroline Wozniacki and many more.
With 17 tennis courts shared between the island's handful of condos, players of every cadre, from novice to pro, will find a match for their skills in the four Grand Slam surfaces – two grass courts, five European red clay courts, three hard courts, and seven Har-Tru courts. The lighted courts are great for day or night practice.
Besides exceptional tennis facilities, residents will find a wealth of amenities in each of the contemporary Palazzo buildings, each featuring their own swimming pool, spa facilities, fitness center, media or children's room, as well as bar or lounge.
Continuum North and South
50 & 100 S Pointe Drive, South Beach
The Continuum towers are the only condo complex to feature more than two courts in Miami Beach. Boasting of three Har-Tru courts, also called "green clay" courts known to offer better traction even in a damp atmosphere, residents also have a pro-shop, monthly clinics or tournaments, and private instructors to help train and improve their game.
Sitting on one of the most coveted waterfront parcels in the upscale South of Fifth neighborhood, residents can call home 12 acres of manicured greens and resort-style amenities. Besides impeccable tennis courts, residents of the oceanfront buildings can enjoy two heated lagoon-style pools, an outdoor restaurant, a four-story health club and spa, exceptional views of the Atlantic Ocean, South Pointe Park, vessels charting the waters at Government Cut, and much more.
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10201-10203 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
Although this pair of condo buildings is famous for its two Jeff Koons sculptures, they are also home to some amazing tennis facilities. Oceana's two championship clay tennis courts come surrounded by a grove of flowering shade trees, making it an idyllic expanse to get some practice in as you make use of the easy-on-the-joints clay courts. It is also the first condo building in Bal Harbour to house two tennis courts.
These LEED-certified, twin towers rise 28 stories along Bal Harbour's serene oceanfront. Their 240 luxury condo residences come impeccably designed by Italy's Piero Lissoni. Designed by Arquitectonica with landscaping by the world-renowned Enzo Enea, residents further get to enjoy amenities such as two oceanfront swimming pools, a world-class spa, an ocean-view fitness center with yoga/pilates area, full poolside restaurant and café, billiards and ping pong recreation area, multipurpose kids' room, and much more.
2900 NE 7th Avenue, Edgewater
This bayfront condo building in Edgewater boasts of a rare combination - the only Beach Club in the neighborhood (well, west of Miami Beach really) plus a Silver LEED certification. Plus, tennis players get access to two hard courts on the Resident's Club Level. The exclusive club also features a basketball court, residence park, and Great Room with library, theater and pool tables for recreation.
This waterfront, 51-story tower is home to 399 luxury condo residences designed by the internationally-acclaimed, A-list interior designer Thom Filicia. Each of the tastefully designed residences are positioned to offer sweeping beach, bay and city views. Players will further find plenty of water activities at the Beach Club Level, which features a zero-entry swimming pool, sand beach, internationally-renowned restaurant, beach lounge, water sports storage, swimming pier and dock.
900 NE 1st Avenue, Downtown
Players of every caliber will love this signature condo tower for its futuristic VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) rooftop Skyport and 2-acre sports complex right in the heart of the city. Home to 2 purple-colored hard courts, this ultra-luxury condo also offers access to a 9th-floor soccer field and running course, allowing extra training facilities. And in the future, residents will have access to the Miami Worldcenter complex's $60 million, 100,000 sq. ft. Center for Health + Performance.
Offering direct 3rd-floor access to the Mall at Miami Worldcenter, this amenity-rich tower rises 60 stories housing 569 luxury condo residences. Besides two tennis courts and a soccer field, its 9th-floor roof deck is home to a resort-style swimming pool with floating cabanas and island pool pods, boxing studio, aerobics space, spa and salon, kids' play center, "jam room" with recording studio, scenic walking paths with contemporary seating gardens, picnic space with barbecue areas, and outdoor leisure lounge. Additionally, residents also get to enjoy a yacht-like rooftop Sky Lounge with observatory, pool and spa, yoga deck, and more.
Best Miami Pre-Construction Condo for Tennis Players
4 Grove Isle Drive, Coconut Grove
Photo courtesy of The Markers Grove Isle
This much awaited pre-construction condo deserves a special mention for its access to the Grove Isle Club's elite tennis facilities. The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center is home to 11 Har-Tru clay courts and one US Open Championship hard court, plus a pro shop, and is famous for its exceptional Full Tennis Program and private instruction that has helped plenty improve their game. The island club also features a state-of-the-art fitness center with tailored fitness programs, waterfront resort pool, full-service Tiki Bar, bayfront restaurant, seasonal children's activities, and club bar lounge.
Looking into the building, tennis players will have a choice of 65 condo residences housed in a 5-story oceanfront low-rise. Amenities at this luxury building will include a curated art lobby, fully-attended waterfront pool, watersports pavilion with kayaks and paddleboards, 40-foot Fjord Boat for residents' use only, waterfront residents' lounge, outdoor kids' playground, Bayfront event room, pet grooming services, and much more.
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