Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Places

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Fort Lauderdale

Tennis

Jimmy Evert Tennis Center. With 22 courts (18 lighted clay courts, 3 hard courts, and a low-compression sand "beach" court), this is the crown jewel of Fort Lauderdale's public tennis facilities. Legendary champ Chris Evert learned her two-handed backhand here under the watchful eye of her now-retired father, Jimmy, the center's tennis pro for 37 years. Holiday Park, 701 NE 12th Ave., Intracoastal and Inland, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301. 954/828–5378. www.fortlauderdale.gov/tennis/jetc.htm. $18 day pass (for Broward nonresidents). Weekdays 7:45 am–9 pm, weekends 7:45 am–6 pm.

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