Have you been inspired by the likes of Andy Murray and Serena Williams to pick up a racket this summer but not sure how to get stuck into training? Don’t worry. Former GB tennis player and coach Mark Petchey is on hand to help.

Playing tennis stretches your mental concentration, boosts your social circles and builds your confidence as you learn new skills. It’s also an effective (and fun!) way to get into shape. Keep reading as Mark Petchey shares five practical fitness tips and workout suggestions to help you get match fit for your tennis holiday.