Last update - 21st May 2014

The 5 activities below are based on the general description of Tennis, click on an item from the list to give a personalised weight based calculation. The calories expended are given for a range of activities from 'tennis, singles' to 'table tennis, ping pong'. The burnt calories are based on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the time spent tennis, which is given in the chart below, per hour.

Each Tennis activity can be scaled by duration and your weight, to give a personalised estimate of the energy used, using our free calculator.

Based on the the list of tennis activities, shown below, the average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 517 Calories for one hour of tennis.

The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 444 Calories for one hour of tennis.

The mean calories burned per minute of tennis, based on the list of 5 activities, shown below, for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 9 Calories per minute.

The average per minute for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 7 Calories per minute.

The highest number of calories burned for an average person is achieved by tennis, singles. For this activity in one hour an average man burns 689 Calories, while an average woman in one hour burns 591 Calories.

The tennis activity with the lowest calories burnt is table tennis, ping pong, which for an average man in one hour burns 345 Calories, and for an average woman burns 296 Calories.

As previously mentioned the burnt calories will be based mainly on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the length of time. A sedentary man between the ages of 19-30 requires approximately 2500 calories, and a sedentary woman requires approximately 2000 calories, although as your activity levels increase with regular exercise, this requirement will also increase. To personalise the calorific value, click on one of the activities and select your weight and duration to find out how many calories are burned by Tennis.

Calories Burned Tennis Calculator

Calories Burned in one hour of tennis for Average Male (M) and Female (F) (click to personalise).
table tennis, ping pong - calories  Male=345 kcal, Female=296 kcal.
tennis, doubles - calories  Male=517 kcal, Female=444 kcal.
tennis, general - calories  Male=603 kcal, Female=518 kcal.
tennis, singles - calories  Male=689 kcal, Female=591 kcal.
tennis, warm-up, light effort - calories  Male=431 kcal, Female=370 kcal.

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