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Hottest Courts in the Land: 13 Smashing Homes for Tennis Lovers

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    La Jolla, CA

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    Tarzana, CA

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    Mercer Island, WA

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    Sanford, FL

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    Phoenix, AZ

Tennis, anyone? In honor of the upcoming U.S. Open, we decided to run down top-seeded homes with tennis courts around the country.

We had the advantage of finding listings of smashing homes for sale -- each perfect for holding your own personal tournament. If any of these places appeals to your inner Serena Williams, slip on your tennis whites and get ready to volley.

Address: 5430 Vanalden Ave, Tarzana, CA
Price: $2,199,000
Love score: The listing description wasn't kidding when it dubbed this compound a "totally updated gated tennis-court estate." The five-bedroom ranch home makes the most of its large lot with a pool and a fenced-in court.

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Address: 567 Via Codo, Fullerton, CA
Price: $1,590,000
Love score: This Orange County home comes with a gazebo next to the tennis court. The Mediterranean-style manse also features a rock pool and waterfall. Inside, there's a family room designed for relaxing with a wet bar and fireplace.

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Address: 13718 Chandler Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA
Price: $3,499,000
Love score: A brand-new home, this 6,000-square-foot stunner is reminiscent of a Cape Cod. Plus, the court comes with no scuff marks. Guests can also enjoy a pool, firepit, covered deck, and seating area in between sets.

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Address: 31026 Johlke Rd, Magnolia, TX
Price: $1,396,000
Love score: The waterfront estate is situated on 14 acres. The immaculate grounds include a pool, a pond, a pier, an outdoor patio, and the tennis court.

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Address: 1935 Lake Markham Preserve Trl, Sanford, FL
Price: $1,900,000
Love score: The graceful lakeside French-style home includes a tennis court, a courtside kitchen and fireplace, and an infinity pool and spa.

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Address: 41895 Noel Cir, Temecula, CA
Price: $3,950,000
Love score: Located in wine country, this Italianesque estate offers a luxe lifestyle. The 5-acre property includes a tennis court and fabulous views.

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Address: 160 Vineyard Rd, Barnstable, MA
Price: $6,950,000
Love score: Not bad for summer living: This five-bedroom, seaside estate built in 2000 features a private beach, tennis court, gazebo, and covered porches -- all within walking distance to an ice-cream parlor, grocery store, golfing, and boating.

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Address: 10 Watertree Dr, The Woodlands, TX
Price: $975,000
Love score: This estate on 1.5 acres includes a tennis court surrounded by trees, a dreamy courtyard pool and spa, six bedrooms, and a sauna and steam room.

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Address: 740 Bluebird Ln, Plantation, FL
Price: $1,125,000
Love score: The estate includes golf course views, a guesthouse, a pool, mature fruit trees, and this hard court in the backyard.

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Address: 6344 La Pintura Dr, La Jolla, CA
Price: $2,350,000
Love score: The listing describes this home as having "a casual vacation-like atmosphere." We agree -- this is California living at its finest. Outdoors, you can grab a front-row seat by the tennis court. The residence includes an open floor plan encompassing the living room, family room, and bar.

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Address: 3714 E Orange Dr, Phoenix, AZ
Price: $2,385,000
Love score: Practical for Phoenix: A lighted tennis court for nighttime play. You can cool off at the pool if the play gets too heated. The property also includes a six-bedroom house, an "island themed" guest cottage, an outdoor kitchen, and a botanical garden with 300 types of cacti.

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Address: 3305 E Cherokee St, Phoenix, AZ
Price: $1,750,000
Love score: This modern-style desert home with matching tennis court looks out onto a mountain preserve. Outdoor space includes a diving pool, barbecue area, and fenced vegetable garden.

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Address: 5330 Butterworth Rd, Mercer Island, WA
Price: $26,800,000
Love score: For sports lovers, the grounds are an impressive lineup of a pool, a squash court, a boat dock, miniature orchards, gardens, dolphin fountains, and a putting green. Inside the spacious home, there's "space for hundreds." Heck, you could host your own tournament here.