Experience Year-Around Tennis
Expert instruction and superb service put Hardscrabble Tennis a cut above, including Junior Programs, Summer Tennis Camps, Private Lessons, Group Lessons, Team Practices, Clinics, Women’s Tennis Association, Men’s Tennis Association, and more.

From juniors to seniors there is a group, a program, or a team waiting for you. Frequent tennis socials and mixers promote interactive play among member. You will always feel welcome.

League Play includes many levels of competition throughout the year. Our Doubles Championships for adults is serious tennis and serious fun. And the Hardscrabble Junior Tournament is among the largest in Arkansas. Hardscrabble also is the proud home to several Women’s and Men’s USTA league tennis teams.

Best of all, Hardscrabble members benefit physically and socially from their favorite racquet sport all year around. Two indoor hard courts, and four clay courts, offer fun for players of all levels. Our pro shop is fully stocked with the latest offerings in fashion and equipment from the finest vendors. Naturally, we provide onsite racquet stringing and grip repair.

Tennis Expertise

Bobby Banck, Head Tennis Professional
Tennis is flourishing in the River Valley thanks to Bobby Banck. Before joining Hardscrabble in 2005, Bobby served as coach to some of the world’s best tennis players, including Monica Seles, former number one on the WTA Tour; Jimmy Arias, former number five on the ATP Tour; and Mary Pierce, former number three in the world. Bobby coached the USA Team in the 1990 World Team Cup in Dusseldorf, Germany. As the director of the Jimmy Arias Tennis Academy, Bobby managed the junior program, daily drills, strategy sessions, fitness program, and marketing. Bobby knows tennis.

You can contact Bobby Banck at 479-782-7211 ext.213 or


Brian Pillar,  Assistant Pro

Tennis Shop

The Hardscrabble Tennis Pro Shop is your source for the latest in ladies tennis apparel from Nike, as well as tennis accessories and demo racquets for all tennis levels. Professional on-site racquet stringing and grip repair ensures you’re always at the top of your game. Discounts, including a Loyalty Point Program, are available to team members. Stop by the Tennis Pro Shop, and let us introduce ourselves. We love all things tennis.

Tennis Pro Shop hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30am until 8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am until 8:00pm