Pro Shop

At Rippner Tennis we are proud to provide the Austin tennis community with a full service Pro Shop to meet all of your equipment and customization needs.

Have a question? Please email us at [email protected] with “Question/Attn Proshop” in the Subject.

-Thank you for shopping locally!

Hours of Operation:

Mon – Fri:
 Pro Shop & Courts 8am – 10pm 
Sat – Sun: Pro Shop & Courts 830am – 8pm

Racquets :: Yonex | Head | Wilson | Babolat | Prince

  • We carry a select line of over 35 handpicked frames from various manufactures that fit the needs of every level of tennis player from our Intro students to advanced tournament players. Our prices are competitive with online retailers so please give us a chance to match your cost. If you purchase 2 or more racquets at the same time we offer either 10% off of the price of the frames or free string labor on the frames.
  • Junior racquets are available as well, in sizes 19, 21, 23, 25, and 26 inches. Not sure which size to purchase for your child? Bring them to the pro shop and our staff can help match them with the right sized racquet or follow these general rules. Ages 0-3 use 19”, Ages 4-6 use 21”, Ages 7-8 use 23”, Ages 9-10 use 25”, Ages 11-12 use 26” and 12 and over use a 27” or Adult size racquet. Height can also affect your final decision in determining the correct size.
  • Bargain Bin Specials are available at discounted prices and can include new racquets from last year’s overstock and last year’s used demos that are no longer being manufactured.

Racquet Demo Information and Policies

  • At Rippner Tennis we recommend test driving multiple racquets before purchasing.
  • The demo fee is $4.00 to use 2 frames at a time.
  • Racquets must remain on-site.
  • Receipts may be turned in for credit towards new racquet purchases.
  • The credit is limited to $24, that’s 6 demo sessions to find the right racquet for you.
  • We will ask to hold a set of car keys of the driver until the frames are returned at the end of the reservation.

String and Restringing Services

  • Standard 48 hour service is $15.00 (labor only)
  • Express 24 hour service is $20.00 (labor only)

We carry a select line of over 15 strings to meet your needs. Our current inventory includes the following:

  • Solinco: Tour Bite $13 | Hyper G $13
  • Babolat: RPM Blast $20 | RPM Team $20 | Origin $30 | M7 $20
  • Wilson: Sensation $13 | NXT $20 | NXT Power $20
  • Luxilon: Element $20 | 4G $20 |
  • Head:  Head Syn Gut $7 | Reflex MLT $20 | Velocity MLT $13 | FXP $20 | Hawk Touch $21

Ball Machine Rental

  • Our Playmate ball machine is a great training tool and easy to use.
  • Ball machine rentals are $15/hr, plus a court rental fee per person. Court fees for the ball machine vary between $2.00-$5.00 depending on age, or resident status, time and number of people using the court.
  • Ball machine reservations can be made by phone 512-442-1466.

Racquet Customization Services

  • Did you know that 2 racquets of the same make and model often have different weights and balances? With our top-of-the-line customization machine and the knowledge of our technicians we can attempt to match them to the same weight, balance and swingwieght.
  • Would you like to customize your racquet to match an entirely different make or model? With our top-of-the-line customization machine and the knowledge of our technicians we can attempt to match 2 different racquets to the same weight, balance and swingwieght.
  • Cost is $20 per racquet, which includes all materials and 1 free adjustment after the customization. Turnaround is usually 3 to 5 days.
  • Grip size too small? We offer build-ups for $6 plus a labor fee of $10 with a 1 – 2 day turnaround.
  • Re-gripping is available as a free service with new grip purchases. Replacement grips are available for purchase starting at $9.99 each

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