Kourtney Kardashian  and Lars Pippen Kourtney Kardashian  and Lars Pippen

Tennis: the new sports trend among Hollywood celebrities

This sport originated in France’s cloisters in the 12th century and developed to current tournaments like the US Tennis Open that is currently being held in New York. Why is it so popular and a great cardio-workout? Billionaire Kylie Jenner and her sister Kourtney Kardashian are among the stars that started playing this discipline.  Check this video out!

  • Despite the common tennis injury known as 'tennis elbow' (tendinitis), this sport has ultimate benefits that no other sport has! 
  • Tennis is a sport played by people of different ages alike, men and women.
  • We've seen legends play like Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras to Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. From Steffi Graf to Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams.

There is something about this sport. The symmetry of the lines, being able to sweat a lot without getting in touch with an opponent, it's a family sport and both men and women can play it equally. 

Most of the properties shown in the new Netflix reality show "Million Dollar Beach House" in the Hamptons have a tennis court.

Olivia Culpo showing her skills

And supermodel Olivia Culpo sure knows how to take advantage of it. It's a classy sport, the pictures look great and the traditional 'all white' uniform gives it a beach-kinda-feel. In Wimbledon, the famous tennis tournament (Grand Slam) played in England, it's mandatory that all the players wear white. Anyways, coming back to our topic.

Celebrities are playing it with glamour of course, like Kylie who had a Channel outfit and looked amazing. Below, you can learn about its health benefits. Looking good in the pictures, healthy and outdoors. What are you waiting to try it out? 

Serena Williams is former world number one in women's single tennis

Check out some of the benefits of playing tennis:

1. It improves metabolic function and helps lower blood pressure.

2. You develop your reaction times.

3. Your mind is clear from everything, because you need to focus in the ball.

4. Great way to socialize. It's both for men and women.

5. Non impact sport, but still improves muscle tone, strength and flexibility.

6. It lowers body fat and increases bone density.

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