The initial concept of the Evolution Tennis Academy was formulated in 2001 by James Robinson, a former ITF and IWTF Professional and Team GB athlete.


Following an extended period of research and development the Evolution Tennis Academy was finally created in late 2009. We were officially registered with Companies House, Cardiff in the UK on 6th September 2010 trading under:


Evolution Tennis Academy offers all players from complete novices to seasoned professionals an opportunity to learn, develop and master their tennis skills in a highly professional, safe and fun environment. These factors assure the type of sustained improvement needed to get to grips with one of the worlds most demanding sports.

Our highly motivated team of experts have put together a range of tennis products and services specifically chosen and designed to meet the exacting standards of quality, value and professionalism synonomous with the academy and the founders ethos:

Tennis isn't everything .... but it means the World to us!

For further information please contact us via our WEBFORM, by mail or for more urgent enquiries by telephone.



TELEPHONE: (+44) 01702 298328

MOBILE: (+44) 07774 004742

We have received your enquiry and will respond within 48 hours.

Our preferred Place-to-Play in the UK is on the GUNNERS PARK TENNIS COURTS. They are located in the heart of a stunning coastal nature reserve overlooking the Thames Estuary. We chose this venue because of its well maintained courts, beautiful scenery and historic setting.


Follow the A127 heading to Southend-on-Sea. At the first roundabout take the 3rd exit (A127/Prince Avenue). At the second roundabout take the 2nd exit (A1159/Priory Crescent). At the third roundabout take the 2nd exit (A1159/Eastern Avenue). At the fourth roundabout take the 2nd exit and continue straight. At the fifth roundabout take the 2nd exit (A1159/Royal Artillery Way). At the sixth roundabout take the 2nd exit (Thorpe Hall Avenue). Continue straight until you arrive at a mini-roundabout then take the 1st exit onto Thorpe Esplanade/The Seafront. Follow this road for 2km then turn right into New Barge Pier Road. After 0.5km turn right into Magazine Road. After 0.5km turn right into Warrior Square Road and the free car park is on your left.


The number 9 bus from Arriva provides a frequent service over a large number of stops across the town and will drop you off at East Beach which is approximately 200m from the courts.

Click our ROUTE & TIMETABLE link for more information.



The nearest railway station SHOEBURYNESS is a mere 300m walk from the tennis courts. It is the final station on the LONDON FENCHURCH STREET LINE operated by c2c.