The fantastic rivalry between the world’s top players has propelled the sport to high levels of popularity. But it’s little wonder the elite players are prone to injury when you consider the speed, power and stamina required of them to play a match.
This article, listing the five most common tennis-related injuries, is a mix of both Acute and Chronic injuries, which have very different origins and ramifications.
Acute Injuries are traumatic and usually happen suddenly – While Chronic Injuries develop over time from wear and tear / overuse.
Here’s my own "Top Ten" list composed of the five most common Chronic Injuries followed by the five most serious (and frequent) Acute Injuries: