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The USTA website on Player Development posts a very interesting article worth reading on Health and Tennis:
The Health Benefits of Tennis
by E. Paul Roetert, Ph.D, October 13, 2004
A very good argument can be made for the "long view of tennis" as a sport for life which offers a lifetime of health and fitness benefits...including maintaining aerobic capacity, managing body weight and stress levels, and prolonging muscular endurance.