Funny Tennis Team Names for 2021 Players

Updated on October 26th, 2021 by Brad Perniciaro
Tennis Team Names

From the city courts to the country clubs, tennis is always in season.

This goes double for table tennis. No matter what day or time, there’s a ping-pong game happening in a community center or unfinished basement somewhere.

And they all need team names. What, you’re just going to go play under your boring real names?

You’re better than that. We’ll help you ace the name game with these funny tennis team names.

Funny Tennis Name Ideas for 2021

From the Renshaws and Dohertys to the McEnroes and Williamses, tennis has long been disproportionately dominated by siblings. It makes sense: of course you’ll be better when you’re born with someone to play against.

Here are some tennis names for those of us not lucky enough to grow up with our own doubles partner.

This is 40-Love

What the Deuce

Kicking Aces

Droppin’ Shots


There’s also Swingin’ Singles if you’re really trying to put out the vibe.

Net Gains

Tape Delay

Get a Grip

Court Jesters


Lone Servivors

Service with a Smile

Sure you’re going to beat them, but you don’t have to be jerks about it.

Loose Strings

Strung Out


This may be the sweetest name for a tennis team that I could think of. That said, it’s certainly not the only love pun out there:

  • Lovebugs
  • Love, Actually
  • Love Island
  • Love Jones
  • Love Handles
  • Love Stinks
  • Love Story

Clever Tennis Team Names

How many tennis players does it take to change a light bulb?

Tennis players can’t change light bulbs. They just stand around yelling “What do you mean it’s out?”

Slam Sandwich

Let’s face it, the line between clever and stupid is not as clear as we might hope.

Got It!

Let it Go!

Baby Got Backhand

Called to Serve

Some Strings Attached

Clay Miserables

Diff’rent Strokes

I’d Hit That

Tennis the Menace

Tabletop Tennis Team Names

Table Tennis is the serious and official name for the sport; ping-pong is just an onomatopoeia invented by Parker Brothers. Could be worse though, they tried to call it whiff-waff for a minute.

21 Savages

Pong Donkeys

Barna Burners

This one has serious indie cred.


Hitting the Joola

Hitting the Joola, vaporizing the competition.

Butterfly Strokers

Rubber Matches

Top Spinners


Tennis Team Names for Women

Women’s tennis has gotten better ratings than men’s tennis for years. And there’s absolutely no reason that dominance has to stop at the professional level.

Volley Girls

Sets in the City

Daisy Cutters

Ms. Hits

Courtney Love

Alley Kittens

Combo Tennis Team Names

Combo doubles is great because it allows friends of different skill levels to play together. Let’s face it, it’s hard enough to make friends at all, let alone friends that are the exact same tennis rating as you.

Mixed Nuts

Cuz you two are craaay-Z.


Penn Pals

Hit Men

Doubles Shot

This is only one of the many doubles puns out there. Some other possibilities:

  • Doubles the Fun
  • Doubles Trouble
  • Doubles Vision
  • Doubles or Nothin’

Unusual Tennis Team Names

These cool tennis team names might not be for everyone, but that’s ok. If they’re perfect for just one team out there, then I’ve done my job, he said humbly.

Love on the Spectrum


White Lines

Acing Gratefully

Who says tennis is a young person’s game? Other than your knees, that is.

Racquet Scientists

Ball Busters

Kinky Sets

Our Love Language is Tennis

Creative Tennis Team Names

Everlasting Lobstoppers


Mood Swings

Serves You Right

Lord of the Strings

Penn Ball Wizards

Strung Tight

Or is Tightly Strung better? High Strung? I can’t decide, this is giving me anxiety, you choose. I need a Xanax.

Wise Aces

Let’s do another run of tennis team name puns, this time with Aces:

  • All About that Ace
  • Ace, Ace, Baby
  • Ace Kickers
  • Ace Holes
  • Aces High
  • Smokin’ Aces

Tennis Team Names from Around the Web

My doubles partner on these names is the vast expanse of the internet.

Backhanded Compliments

Hot Shots

You Got Served

What, you think we’d have a whole list of funny tennis team names and not mention this one?

Court’s in Session

Alley Cats

Alley Gators

Alley Oops

Net Worth

Over Served

Supreme Court

Casual Sets

Morning Sets

Sets on the Beach

Causing a Racket

Full Metal Racket

Hit and Run

Hit for Brains

Match Makers

Love Gurus

About the author

Brad Perniciaro

Brad is a software developer and has been running successful fantasy football leagues since 1999. When he isn't playing fantasy football, he's writing about fantasy football.

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