12 Tennis Romance Books

Looking for a sports romance that isn’t all about football or baseball? Tennis romance books might be your new obsession. There’s something irresistible about the mix of fierce competition, on-court drama, and off-court passion. Whether you’re here for the love story or the intense matches, we’ve got 12 must-read tennis romances that will serve up all the feels.

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Best Tennis Romance Books

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Tennis season might come and go, but these love stories are timeless. And if you need a little extra motivation, just imagine your favorite tennis pros starring in these tales of romance and rivalry.

Game, Set, Match by Nana Malone

Game, Set, Match by Nana Malone

Tennis golden boy down on his luck, decides to win back the woman he once loved and left behind. After taking a beating on and off the court, he’s wiser now and ready for the challenge. With his career and heart on the line, it’s game on.

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Love Game by Emma Scott

Love Game by Emma Scott

Meet Sikai Solomon, tennis prodigy and bad boy of the sport. Known for his fiery temper and self-sabotage, Kai’s career is on the brink. Enter Daisy Watson, a compassionate healer hired to help him.

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40-Love by Olivia Dade

40-Love by Olivia Dade

A rogue wave strips Tess Dunn of her bikini top, and flirty Swede Lucas Karlsson steps in to save the day. A former tennis pro, Lucas now gives lessons at a resort where sparks fly between them. With a significant age gap and only two weeks together, they must decide if their chemistry is a fleeting fling or a doubles match made in heaven.

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Slammed by Lola Keeley

Slammed by Lola Keeley

World No. 1 tennis star Elin Larsson is chasing Grand Slam titles while dealing with injuries and anxiety. Enter Toni Cortes Ruiz, her gorgeous rival. As their paths cross and sparks fly, they must decide if they’re competitors or more. This friends-to-lovers romance between two fierce competitors tackles scandal, media pressure, and the challenge of finding love on and off the court.

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The Match by Winter Renshaw

The Match by Winter Renshaw

All she wanted was a baby, no strings attached. But when a mix-up at the fertility clinic reveals her donor is tennis superstar Fabian Catalano, things get complicated. Fabian wants to know his daughter, leading to a temporary cohabitation full of late-night confessions and stolen kisses.

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Love, All by Tamsen Parker

Love, All by Tamsen Parker

Nate Carter, taking a break from his engineering job to teach tennis, meets single mom Ruby Hudson in a messy but memorable encounter. Despite her busy life, Ruby can’t resist Nate’s charm. As they navigate their summer fling, Nate hopes it turns into something more.

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Love Match by Keira Andrews

Love Match by Keira Andrews

Luke, a top tennis player, is focused on winning and hiding his true self. Enter rookie Jesse, with his youthful optimism and sweet smile. Their secret romance heats up, but can they balance love and their careers? This steamy gay romance features an age gap, the grumpy/sunshine trope, and it’s the perfect match for fans of forbidden love and sports drama.

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Tennis Court Princess by Anne Shaw

Tennis Court Princess by Anne Shaw

Once unbeatable, tennis prodigy Sorcha Templeton is now struggling to stay on top. A new agent, coach, and infuriatingly sexy trainer, Leo, offer a fresh start. Their chemistry is undeniable, but can Sorcha focus on her comeback with Leo constantly getting under her skin—and into her heart?

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In Her Court by Tamsen Parker

In Her Court by Tamsen Parker

Professor Van Thompson escapes to Camp Firefly Falls for a summer break, only to find her best friend’s little sister, Willa, all grown up and rocking the tennis court. As they plan the camp’s final session, sparks fly and old crushes resurface.

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Painting the Lines by Ashley R. King

Painting the Lines by Ashley R. King

Amalie Warner, a struggling writer, meets failed tennis player Julian Smoke, who’s making a last-ditch run for the US Open. Their chance encounter turns into a partnership as she decides to write his story.

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The Slam by Haleigh Lovell

The Slam by Haleigh Lovell

Adelaide, Ender, and Edric are childhood friends reunited at UC Berkeley. Adelaide, on the autism spectrum, brings humor and charm with her literal interpretations of conversations. The story blends witty dialogue, heartfelt moments, and well-crafted erotic content. Adelaide’s antics, like confusing “friends with benefits” with credit card perks, make this a delightful read.

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A Game of Small Victories by Tomi Tabb

A Game of Small Victories by Tomi Tabb

A sugary-sweet, closed-door new adult romance. Grace Yamashita, a former junior tennis star, struggles to transition to the pro level. Just as she’s ready to quit, a top coach offers her a chance in London. Training with elite players, including the charming Raoul Fabre, Grace finds herself torn between her Grand Slam dreams and budding romance.

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Whether you’re an avid tennis fan or just love a good romance, these tennis romance books serve up a perfect blend of love, drama, and on-court action.

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