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Address: 400 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-5304
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Tennis anyone! Looking for some exercise, lively hits and helpful tips? I...

Tennis anyone! Looking for some exercise, lively hits and helpful tips? I am a seasoned and experienced USPTA Certified Elite Tennis Professional and National Champion and offer professional tennis lessons to all ages and levels to both visitors and locals alike on Marco Island in sunny Southwest Florida. It's always tennis fun in the sun with Island Tennis! Advanced reservations required.

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Susan’s genuine love and knowledge of the game and her ability to share that with her students is unique and inspiring.

Susan is a superb tennis coach. During my recent visit to Marco Island, I took lessons with Susan and will surely continue to take additional lessons from Susan whenever I visit... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2016
daniellearmstrong79
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St. Petersburg, Florida

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

Susan is a superb tennis coach. During my recent visit to Marco Island, I took lessons with Susan and will surely continue to take additional lessons from Susan whenever I visit the Island for years to come. Every lesson with Susan is a wonderful learning experience. I use the word “wonderful” purposefully: what you learn with Susan is that a... More 

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Wow, Danielle! Thank you very much for the awesome and very thoughtful review. Much appreciated and so very kind of you. I sure try my best and have dedicated my entire life to playing and teaching tennis so thank you for seeing that and appreciating it. I love to share my passion for the great game with others and it... More 

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

I love to vacation in Marco Island but didn't want to miss out on some tennis. Susan was recommended by the Marriott concierge and they steered me to the right person. Susan is so knowledgeable and her insights over the course of 3 lessons have really helped my game! She is friendly, fun and above all a clearly skilled tennis... More 

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

June, thanks so much for the very complimentary review. I had a very nice time working with you and getting to know you as well. It was good fun and I love to help people improve their games and enjoy the game even more, so mission accomplished. Keep up the good work and having fun and improving. I will look... More 

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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I learned more from this class in 3 sessions than I have my ENTIRE 4 years of playing high school tennis. Susan is AMAZING and really knows what she's talking about. She not only corrected my technical playing errors but also changed my entire mentality about the game. I now see and play the game in a whole new light.... More 

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Wow, what a wonderful note and review! Thank you very much and it does my heart good. I am so happy to hear our sessions were really worthwhile to you and your tennis game. That is what it's all about and my mission as a tennis teaching professional and a lover of the great game of tennis! Keep improving and... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed April 28, 2016

... and if we can add another trip before next Spring, we will. There is something very special about Susan Evans as a tennis instructor. Based on TripAdvisor reviews, I scheduled my middle school daughter for two tennis lessons while we were on Spring Break as something to do. After the first lesson, we scheduled a third lesson - and... More 

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Wow, Jill! Well gee, what can I say! What a wonderful and thoughtful review and it does my heart and soul good. Thank you very much for your kind words and the great update. I am touched and so pleased that I was able to make such a positive difference and that your daughter is enjoying the game more; that... More 

Cedar Knolls, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed April 25, 2016

A brief mention about my lesson with Susan. With my physical issues you not only taught me top spin fore hand ,but, got my serve back on track!The visual aides, reinforcing good habits, and trying to change my bad ones, ugh...was fantastic. I will use them, forever or until I get them right ... hahaha!!! Also, you got my passion... More 

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Joe, many thanks for your great update! I am so pleased to hear you have the passion and tennis bug back and that I also helped you improve your game! It was all my pleasure and thank you for looking me up and coming out for some tennis fun in the sun with me and my Island Tennis! All the... More 

Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time taking lessons from Susan! Not only has she helped me be a better tennis player, I had a lot of fun doing it! She has an uncanny ability to evaluate your game, pick it apart, then rebuild it so you are playing better than ever. Thank you Susan!

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Thank Christine T
sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Christine, you are very welcome! It is a total pleasure to work with you and see your constant progress with each season. Your discipline and dedication are impressive and are keys to your improvement! Thank you very much for submitting yet another nice review of your tennis experience with me: very kind and means a lot to me. I sure... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

Susan Evans is a great tennis professional! I had two lessons with her and both were a great workout. New drills I had not played before and a good cardio workout. She gave me a good tip for my forehand too. She also put me in touch with a master stringer to help with finding new strings for my racquet.... More 

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Wow, thank you very much for the thoughtful and thorough review! I am so glad you enjoyed your experience with me. And it certainly means a lot coming from another tennis professional! Thanks for coming out for some tennis fun in the sun with me and my Island Tennis. You have a great game so keep enjoying and improving! Until... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed April 12, 2016

I go to Marco every few years with family and every time i see Susan. It is always a highlight of my trip. Two thumbs up.

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Awesome, thanks a million for the two thumbs up! Much appreciated! So nice and does my heart good that I am a highlight of your trip! So sweet. I will try to keep it going and don't want to ever disappoint! Thanks for continuing to come out for some tennis fun and your game is indeed improving! Bravo and see... More 

Albany
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Reviewed April 12, 2016

My husband and I took a tennis lesson from Susan and loved it. She is a great teacher and had a lot of patience with us newbies. We learned a lot of basic skills and had fun doing it in a beautiful setting. From my first contact with her through the lesson, Susan was prompt, courteous and professional. I would... More 

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Ha, you are so sweet. It was all my pleasure to re-introduce the game to you and it was like riding a bike, eh. It came back pretty fast. You both did very well in such a short amount of time! Keep enjoying the game and play as much as you can! It is a great family activity and it... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Susan is super nice and would hit with anyone from all ages and skill levels. She made my trip even better! Great one on one time with great coaching and games mixed in. Can't wait to come back to hit with her again!

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sallisone, Owner at Island Tennis, responded to this review

Awww, thanks so much for the kind words. I do teach all levels, sizes and ages. :) You were a delight to meet and work with and I had as much fun as you. Thanks for coming out and I can't wait to get an update from you from time to time. I wish you lots of fun and continued... More 

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