• Tournament Players and Select

    Tournament Players & Select are the highest level junior clinics offered at SMTA. They are designed for the more serious students who play at the tournament level.

    These programs focus on the tactical, technical, mental, and physical aspects of tennis. Sports psychology and conditioning are new features of both programs and will be included on a regular basis. Contact us today for more information or to register your junior player!

  • Welcome

    Welcome to www.SmokyTennis.com, the home of Smoky Mountain Tennis Academy Online

    • Junior and Adult Tennis Training and Play.
    • Any level of play and all ages welcome!
    • Fun for recreational and serious Tennis Players alike!
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  • Adult Tennis

    Beginner or Veteran, Adults of all abilities will find a home at SMTA.

    • Lessons, Clinics, Tournaments, Leagues, Indoor Block Time and so much more!
    • USTA and Interclub Leagues
    • Special Events and Socials
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  • Junior Tennis

    One of the most important things we do at Smoky Mountain Tennis Academy is Junior Tennis.

    • Tennis for All Ages & Abilities
    • Middle School, High School and Home School Programs
    • Tournament Training for Elite Junior Players
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  • An Interview with Paul Annacone

    In a recent interview, published in the July/August issue of Tennis Magazine, Paul Annacone gives credit to brother, Steve, as an early influence in his teaching career:

    "Who were some coaches who influenced your career and teaching style? ...My brother Steve actually traveled and coached me from my junior year in college to the six or seven years of my pro career. My brother was probably the biggest staple in that time period" (p. 72)

    To read more visit www.tennis.com

Contact us today to find out all about our tennis programs from Juniors to Adults, from Beginners to Veterans.

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What We Do

Smoky Mountain Tennis Academy is a full service tennis training facility. From Junior Tournaments to Adult Leagues, we provide opportunities to develop your game to its highest potential. We've been called the 'Blue Collar' tennis facility of Knoxville and we like that. No fuss, no frills, just the highest caliber tennis training around. If you're looking to get serious and improve your game, look no further than SMTA.

Our Facility: 5 Indoor and 12 Outdoor Courts

We proudly wear U.S. Open blue on our 12 outdoor tennis courts which are free for members to use. We also have 5 indoor courts for the rain and cold. There are bathroom facilities for men and women including showers. Water & Ice are available for players and we also have drink & snack machines on premises.

Over 50 years of tennis teaching experience

Our professional staff includes current and former ATP Tour Professionals and USPTA & USPTR Professionals with over 50 years of tennis teaching experience. We pride ourselves in being the very best, but being very affordable as well. There are a range of pros and prices to suit every need.

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Annual Pass Benefits

  • Discounts on Lessons, Clinics, Block Time, Leagues, Racket Stringing, Gear and Indoor Courts.
  • Advance Indoor Court Reservations and Free access to Outdoor Courts.
  • Weekly FREE Theme Clinics.

SMTA Player Forum

I'm looking for a 3.5 ladies doubles player for my 7.5 combo team." (EXAMPLE)

Connect with other SMTA players on our online forum. If you're looking for players or if you're a player looking for a team, find your connection here. Block time needs another player? Player looking to get in a block time? Check it out here!

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