Warming up is key before playing tennis. Rushing to one side of the court or to pick
up a volley or drop shot can inevitably cause a strain or worse a rupture to the calf. The sudden burst
of activity can fatigue the muscle and cause it to rupture or strain.
If this does occur, it is vital that
you rest, ice, compress and elevate and then see a physiotherapist to treat the damaged area and
then rehabilitate to ensure the problem does not reoccur in the future.