Tennis

The Racquet Club of Hattiesburg has eight hard courts and four clay courts available for member use. As a private facility, only members or their invited guests may use the courts. Tennis reservations may be made by members through the ReserveMyCourt online court scheduling software, or, by speaking to a RCH staff member. 

All guests need to be checked in at the clubhouse prior to play on the courts. 

Tennis Professional 

Christer Olsson, RCH Tennis Professional, is originally from Stockholm Sweden where he played juniors until coming to the United States. He played singles and doubles for the nationally ranked Belhaven College from 1989 - 1991 NAIA ranking #5. He became USPTA Certified in 1991 and Cardio Tennis licensed in 2012. He has worked in the tennis industry for many years, and is very passionate about the growth of the game. He has coached several top ranked juniors at the state and sectional level. Olsson has played on several state championship teams in Mississippi at the 5.0 level. He enjoys bringing his passion for the game to The Racquet Club of Hattiesburg.

Tennis Lessons 

Christer Olsson and other instructors are available for private and semi-private lessons for members and nonmembers. To schedule a lesson, please contact Christer Olsson directly at (251) 979-2804 

Private Lesson (one person) $60/hour; additional $5 non-member fee
Semi-Private Lesson (2 people) $60/hour; additional $5 non-member fee for each non-member
Semi-Private Lesson (3 people)  $75/hour; additional $5 non-member fee for each non-member
Group Lesson (4 people)  $80/hour; additional $5 non-member fee for each non-member
Group Lesson (5 or more people) $90/hour; additional $5 non-member fee for each non-member
Half Hour Private Lesson (one person) $30/half hour; additional $5 non-member fee 

*Lesson prices current as of 2/1/2021 

Racquet Stringing 

Christer Olsson offers racquet stringing services to both members and nonmembers. Babolat, Luxilon, Technifibre, Wilson, and Dunlop strings are regularly available, or, the player may provide his or her own string.

Stringing: $25 - $35 

String job only: $15.00

USTA League 

The Racquet Club of Hattiesburg supports league play, and boasts many state and regional championship teams. To captain a league team or become more involved with USTA League opportunities in the Pine Belt area, please contact Greg Butler, area league coordinator, or visit Pine Belt Tennis on social media.